Family Day: Grand Opening of Smithsonian Water/Ways Exhibit
Come one, come all to Family Day at the Old Courthouse Heritage Museum! This special event coincides with the grand opening of the Smithsonian's Museum on Main Street exhibit Water/Ways, brought to our community by the Florida Humanities. We are partnering with the City of Inverness to make this a day you won't soon forget!
Kick off the day and enjoy highly-acclaimed professional storyteller Katie Adams perform a collection of the best pirate tales, including some Florida pirates of our very own! Kids can enjoy fun make-and-take crafts and get creative and competitive in our miniature DIY boat races. Across the street, at the historic Valerie Theater, the City of Inverness will have information on water safety to start our summer off responsibly as well as face painting and a free showing of Finding Nemo. We hope to see you there!
11am: Pirate Tales with Katie Adams
1-3 pm: Mini Boat Racing
3 pm: Showing of Finding Nemo at the Valerie
All Day: Make and Take Craft Station, Smithsonian Exhibit
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