Calendar of Events

Voices of Pensacola front entrance

Voices of Pensacola

29th Annual Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours 

Voices of Pensacola, 117 E. Government St

It's that time of year again! Time for our Haunted House Walking and Trolley Tours on October 25, and 26!  Get your tickets before they are sold out. Choose from one of our walking tour routes: Adults Only Redlight Walking Tour, Murder and Mayhem Walking Tour, or our Seville Spirits Walking Tour.

Or try the Trolley of the Doomed for a tour of the ghosts of North Hill.

See our Haunted Tours page. For more information, contact Wendi Davis 850-595-5985 ext. 111 or wdavis4@uwf.edu

Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era

October 1-31, 2019

3:00 p.m.

Dorr House, 311 S. Adams St

Included with Historic Pensacola admission

A docent in full mourning attire will take visitors on a special tour of the Clara Barkley Dorr house on Seville Square, while stepping back in time to visit a late 19th century home that is in mourning for the loss of a loved one.  Visitors learn how family members attended to a death; from preparation of the body to the funeral and burial.  Customs and superstitions are discussed including clothing, jewelry, and photography. Tours begin at the Clara Barkley Dorr House, 311 S. Adams Street at 3:00 PM, Tuesday through Saturday, October 1 – October 31.  The tour is included with admission to Historic Pensacola.  Tickets are available at any of our service desk locations, including the Tivoli High House at 205 E. Zaragoza Street.  Tickets are valid for one week from purchase.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Roman the Broom

Friday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love.  Join us on Friday for this free public reading program. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Talking To the Dead: All Hallows Eve and the Victorian Seance

Wednesday, October 30

 SOLD OUT

Dorr House, 311 S. Adams St

$30.00/each

Historic Pensacola invites you to Talking to the Dead: All Hallows Eve and the Victorian Seance on the eve of Halloween.  Learn about the fascination, history and theatrics of spirtualism and Victorian seance. Our living history department will share the origins of All Hallows Eve and the rise of spiritualism in the Victorian era and demonstrate the theatrics common in a Victorian seance. Space is limited. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Wendi Davis 850-595-5985 ext. 111 or wdavis4@uwf.edu

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Elmer the Elephant

Friday, November 8 at 11:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love.  Join us on Friday for this free public reading program. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Postcard America: Curt Teich and the Imaging of America Lecture with Dr. Jeffrey Meikle

Friday, November 8 from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Voices of Pensacola, 117 E. Government St

Join us for a lecture with Dr. Jeffrey Meikle in coordination with the Greetings from Pensacola exhibit in the T.T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum. Meikle, Stiles Professor in American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, is the author of Postcard America: Curt Teich and the Imaging of a Nation, 1931-1950.

5-6 PM: Member Social Open to members only
6:30-7 PM: Public Social
7-8 PM: Lecture

Eleanor Randolph

Saturday, November 9 at 5:30 p.m. 

Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 S. Jefferson St.

Eleanor Randolph, a veteran journalist and author, will return to Pensacola to share her experiences as a female journalist and details on her new book, The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg. The event will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Pensacola Museum of Art, located at 407 S. Jefferson St. in downtown Pensacola. 

Randolph began her career in journalism at the Pensacola News Journal in 1968. She has covered national politics, the media and Russia for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times and other newspapers. She has been a member of the New York Times editorial staff since 1998. Her articles have appeared in magazines including Vogue, Esquire and The New Republic. 

The Pensacola Museum of Art will host a meet and greet reception at 5 p.m., where Randolph will sign books before her lecture. Books will be available for purchase at the event. A Q&A session with Randolph will be held immediately after her lecture. The event is free and open to the public, but seating will be limited.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

Friday, November 22 at 11:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love.  Join us on Friday for this free public reading program. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

The Three Bears

Friday, December 6 at 11:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love.  Join us on Friday for this free public reading program. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

Hall of Celebrities

Santa's Elf

Saturday, December 7, times to be announced

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

It is holiday time. Time for you to join us on Saturday, December 7 for our music, singing and dancing program with Santa's Elf. Meet our famous celebrities in this free public program only at the Pensacola Children's Museum.

StoryTyme with Grandma Jenkins

Santa is Coming to Florida/ A loud Winter's Nap

Friday, December 20 at 11:00 a.m.

Pensacola Children's Museum, 115 East Zaragoza Street

Grandma Jenkins has traveled all the way from England to read you engaging stories that your kids will love.  Join us on Friday for this free public reading program. Don’t forget to stick around for cookies after the story. After all, she is a grandma and grandmas love cookies! For more information, contact educator Jim McMillen at 850-595-5985 x112 or email jmcmillen@uwf.edu.

A Village Carol, an evening of Dickens' Christmas

December 20 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m.

Historic Pensacola Village 

Join us for an evening of holiday celebrations in Historic Pensacola Village with open hearth cooking, Victorian card decorating, holiday home tours, a reading of the Charles Dickens' classic  A Christmas Carol, and refreshments from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20/adults and $10/children 12 and under.

For more information, contact Wendi Davis at wdavis4@uwf.edu.

1781 Siege of Pensacola

Friday, April 3 and Saturday, April 4, 2020

9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Bagdad Mill Site Park, 7024-7036 Magnolia St, Bagdad, FL 32530

Participant registration open!

Vendor registration open!

For more information, contact Phillip Mayhair at pmayhair1@uwf.edu.