Great Weekend at the Crocker!

Fun shopping at Sparkly Saturday and a wonderful program on Mable Ringling at the Sunday Afternoon Social by Deborah Walk.

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2019 Hero of History Award Ceremony March 20

HSOSC 2019 Hero of History Invitation V2-1Join us March 20th at Michael’s on East for a spectacular luncheon honoring this years Hero of History, Michael Saunders. Tickets are $100.00 each or purchase a table of 10 for $1,000.00

Sparkly Saturday

Back by popular demand after the huge success last year…..just in time for Valentine’s Day! Saturday February 9, 2019 presented in partnership with Linnea Applebee of jewelrytotherescue.org See the inside of the Crocker Memorial Church transformed into a wonderful jewelry extravaganza with loads to choose from.  Doors open at 9a and stay open til 1pm. See you then!

Solomons Castle Trip January 24th

 

Join the Historical Society of Sarasota County’s bus tour to this fascinating, hidden gem on Thursday, January 24th, 2019 , for a fun-filled day’s adventure, including:

• Round trip transportation on a climate controlled coach

• Full guided tours of the Castle and King’s Court

• Lunch on the Boat in the Moat and time for shopping in the incredible Gift Shops!

The coach will leave from the HSOSC’s headquarters, located at 1260 12th St. (between N. Trail and Cocoanut Ave.) at 8:30 a.m. returning by 3:00 p.m. Tickets are $75.00, contact us at 941-364-9076 to reserve your seat!

33rd Historical LeBarge Cruise

Join us this Sunday November 4, 2018 for a two hour narrated historical cruise on the LeBarge with our own historian extraordinaire Mr. John McCarthy.  Tickets are $50 or VIP $75 which includes early boarding / complimentary drink coupon / thank you gift.  All guests enjoy a continental breakfast with sweets and savories and a coffee bar.  Reservations are a must – call the office at 941-364-9076 Monday thru Friday from 10a – 2p to get your space reserved.  Learn about our local history while enjoying a beautiful cruise.

Norma Kwenski, Volunteer Extraordinaire, grabs the catbird seat on LeBarge, next to our commentator, always-captivating John McCarthy, one of Sarasota’s leading historians.

March 29th Official Howard Tibbals Day – Sarasota’s 2018 Hero of History

Howard Tibbals working on his masterpiece.

The Historical Society of Sarasota County is proud to announce that Howard Tibbals is Sarasota’s 2018 Hero of History and March 29th is officially Howard Tibbals Day! Thank you and congratulations Howard Tibbals for your tireless efforts all these years in helping to preserve such an important part of American history. We are so lucky to have this incredible work of art here in our home town of Sarasota.

Howard Tibbals Circus

Howard Tibbals receiving the 2018 Hero of History Award.