Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum to Host Three Special Events in December – Boca Raton’s Most Trusted Source

Archaeological Discoveries in Boca Raton – December 1
Holiday Sips and Sounds – December 8
Palm Beach County and the Second Seminole War – December 14

(Boca Raton, Florida – November 22, 2022) The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum (SBRHM) today announced that it will host three special events next month: two public lectures and the return of popular music series Sips & Sounds. For more information, please visit www.BocaHistory.org, or call 561.395.6766, ext. 100.

Thursday 1 December, at 6 p.m.
Discussion at the town hall
Archaeological finds in Boca Raton
Robert Carr, Executive Director of the Archaeological and Historical Conservancy, will discuss pre-Columbian archeology at Ocean Strand and other Boca Raton sites. The event begins at 6 p.m. with registration and refreshments, and the conference begins at 6:30 p.m. FREE for BRHS members, $10 for guests.

Thursday 8 December, at 6 p.m.
Holiday sips and sounds
Jeff Kaye & Krescendo Jazz will present a program of Holiday Favorites ranging from Jingle Bells and Winter Wonderland to Rock of Ages and Silent Night. There will also be a choir singing. The evening will include everything from jazz standards to more traditional dishes.

  • 6:00 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.
    Cocktail sponsored by the Windham Hotel
  • 6:45 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    Performance
    Musicians include Jeff Kaye (trumpet), Rick Krive (keyboard), Cody Alan (saxophone) and singers Joanna Kaye and Wendy Pederson.
    Tickets: $60 for BRHS members; $70 for non-members
    For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.bocahistory.org/holiday-sips-sounds

Wednesday 14 December, at 6 p.m.
Discussion at the town hall
Palm Beach County and the Second Seminole War
A discussion between Jupiter Inlet & Lighthouse Curator Josh Liller and BRHS Curator Susan Gillis. The event begins at 6 p.m. with registration and refreshments, and the conference begins at 6:30 p.m. FREE for BRHS members, $10 for guests.

Currently on display at the Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum:
Fifty years of collecting

Until December 2022
Featuring artifacts and memorabilia that represent the wide array of items that make up the ever-growing historic collections at the Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum, the new temporary exhibit includes everything from Floy Mitchell’s flapper dress to a vote Votomatic from approximately 2000. These objects show the breadth of the Boca Raton Historical Society’s collections acquired over the past half century and tell how Boca Raton has grown and changed since its inception as a farming village in the 1890s .

About the Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum:
The Schmidt Boca Raton History Museum is the headquarters of the Boca Raton Historical Society, whose mission is to collect, preserve, and present information and artifacts relevant to the past and evolving history of Boca Raton and to maintain a role visible in education and advocacy for historic preservation in the community. Now open to the public Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the
The museum is located in the historic City Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway (33432). For more information, please call 561.395.6766 or visit www.BocaHistory.org.

Available for interview:
Mary Csar, Executive Director
Schmidt Boca Raton Historical Museum
561.395.6766 / [email protected]

Media Contact:
Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS
561.756.4298 / [email protected]

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