Thursday, Apr 26, 2018

Environmental Summit at New College of Florida

Time: 9:00 am til 5:00 pm

Location: New College of Florida, 5800 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota

Description: This event is hosted by the Science and Environment Council. New College Public Archaeology Lab and the Florida Public Archaeology Network will be participating in this event with poster presentations, a panel discussion, and monitoring demonstration. For more information go to: www.environmental-summit.com.

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FPAN is participating in this event.


Lecture: Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition

Time: 7:00 pm til 9:00 pm

Location: Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Boulevard of the Arts Sarasota, FL 34236

Description: Florida Humanities Speaker Series: “Florida Cattle Ranching: Five Centuries of Tradition” by Bob Stone

Cattle were introduced into the present day United States when Juan Ponce de Leon brought Spanish cattle to Florida in 1521. Bob Stone’s multi-media presentation explores and celebrates the history and culture of the nation’s oldest cattle ranching state from the colonial period to the 21st century. You will see and hear all aspects of Florida cattle ranching traditions including material culture such as Cracker cow-whips and unique ranch gate designs, swamp cabbage and other foodways, cowboy church and Cracker cowboy funerals, Seminole ranching past and present, occupational skills such as roping and branding, our vibrant rodeo culture, side-splitting cowboy poetry, feisty cow-dogs, and much more.

Event is free to members of the Friends of the Sarasota County History Center; $5 for non-members. Light refreshments will be available.

Reservations recommended: 941-361-2453 or info@foschc.org

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FPAN is posting this event as a courtesy, we will neither be hosting nor attending this event.

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