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14 - Art and Collectables Sale - Hosted by Ormond Beach Historical Society. Rare and beautiful pieces of art, jewelry, and other collectibles will be available for sale beginning at 9 a.m. Items in the sale will be featured online at DianaFineArts.com. At 9 a.m., Diana Minotti, will give a presentation entitled “Avoiding the Pitfalls of Liquidating an Estate” followed by a Q&A period. The public is invited to bring any of their treasures to get an expert’s opinion of their value. Registration is between 9 and 11 a.m. Local, acknowledged experts will offer a verbal opinion of their value at a nominal cost of $10 per item or $25 for three items. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Anderson-Price Memorial Building, 42 N. Beach St., Ormond Beach. Free admission and free parking. For more information call the OBHS office at 386.677.7005 or go to our websitewww.OrmondHistory.org.
14 - Celebrate Flag Day at the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse - Explore historical exhibits and climb the largest lighthouse in Florida. Learn about Semaphore history and about Semaphore flag communications and make your own lighthouse pennant. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $5 for Adults, $1.50 Age 2-11, Under 2 Free. 4931 S. Peninsula Drive, Ponce Inlet. More information: 386-761-1821.
21 - Historical Bus Tour of Ormond Beach - Presented by the Ormond Beach Historical Society. This two hour tour includes the Ormond Scenic Loop, Fairchild Oak, Three Chimneys Sugar Mill Ruins, Ormond Indian Burial Mound and historic homes along the way. A knowledgeable tour guide will interpret the 30 sites on the route. Tickets are $20 for adults, $7 for ages 7 - 12, and can be purchased at the OBHS Welcome Center 38 East Granada Blvd. or by phone using Visa or Master Card. Reservations are required as space is limited. Call 386-677-7005 for tickets or more information. Bus tours leave from The Casements parking lot, 25 Riverside Drive, at 9:45 am. www.OrmondHistory.org.
Through May 31 - Tree Building at the Lake Mary Historical Museum -
The Lake Mary Historical Museum would like to invite residents to build their family tree and explore their family histories. Museum staff will help you investigate your roots, leaves and branches with the help of Ancestry.com. To take advantage of this service and for more details, please call (407) 585-1481 or email Info@LakeMaryHistory.org to schedule an appointment.
Through June 14 - Alice's History Mystery Tour - A Walking Tour of Safety Harbor - By Yellow Snow Productions. Join "Alice" as she guides you through an historical walking tour of downtown Safety Harbor Florida. Meet at Enver's Paradise Restaurant for a 90 minute walking tour. Listen as "Alice" tells you about the history of Safety Harbor and the many fascinating stories about life in the early days. Learn about the fire and hurricane that nearly destroyed Safety Harbor, hear about how life was many years ago and of the many different characters that have made up this fascinating city on the water and master who really did discover Safety Harbor? $15 per person; $5 children 8 to 16. Enver's Paradise Restaurant, 443 Main St., Safety Harbor, FL 34695. To schedule tour, call Laura Dent at (727) 687-8785. Click for event website.