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Monday, August 29th, 2016

Welcome to Indian River County Historical Society

The INDIAN RIVER COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY would like to announce the upcoming event calendar for 2016 -2017.  Please mark your calendars now and plan on joining us for these fun events.  If you have any questions, please do hesitate to contact our office at 772-778-3435 for more information.

EVENT GUIDE 2016 – 2017

 

SOCK HOP DANCE

August 27, 2016                      Time: 7:00 – 10:00     Admission: $25.00 per Adult includes dinner, door prizes, dancing, and cash bar

Woman’s Club – 1534 21st St. 

CELEBRATE THE ARTS – Riverside Park

September 24, 2016                Time 9:00 – 4:00         Admission:  Free

PARTY AT THE PINEAPPLE PLANTATION

October 1, 2016                      Time:  11:00 – 3:00    BBQ, tour, pineapple activities and education, crafts and vendors

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW

HOLIDAY FIKA PAUSE (COFFEE/TOUR)

December 3, 2016                   Time:  2:00 – 3:30      Admission: $15.00 per guest

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW               Swedish Christmas decorations & pastries

ST. LUCIA CELEBRATION AND TREE LIGHTING

December 11, 2016     Time 2:00 – 5:00         Admission:  Food bank item

                                                                            Refreshments, tree lighting, Swedish traditional decorations

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW

2nd ANNUAL WORKING WATERFRONT MULLET FRY

February 4th, 2017       Time: 12:00 – 2:00     Admission:  $10.00 plate

Fisherman’s Landing – 1540 Indian River Drive Sebastian

PELICAN ISLAND TOUR                          Call Train Station for details 778-3435

February 25, 2017

PELICAN ISLAND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE FESTIVAL

March 18, 2017           Time 10:00 – 4:00       Admission:  Free

Riverview Park in Sebastian

TEA AT THE HALLSTROM HOUSE

April 22, 2017             Time 2:00 – 3:30         Admission: $15.00 per guest

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW          Traditional Swedish tea & guided tour

AXEL HALLSTROM NAME DAY (Celebration of one of the area’s first citrus grove developers)       

June 16, 2017              Time: 1:00 – 4:00       Admission:  $5.00       

Hallstrom House – 1723 Old Dixie Hwy. SW          Swedish refreshments & guided tour

 

2nd Annual Party at the Pineapple Plantation

The Indian River County Historical Society is happy to announce an upcoming event to be held on October 1, 2016 at 11:00 - 3:00.  This event will be held at the Hallstrom House at 1723 Old Dixie Hwy SW and will include a Blue Grass band, barbeque dinners, pineapple sampling, and educational booths.  We also will have a variety of crafts booths.  We look forward to everyone coming out and enjoying the variety of activities which will be featured. 

If interested in being a vendor at this great event that will benefit the Indian River County Historical Society, please fill out the application form below.

If you have any questions, please contact Janice Sellers at 772-778-3435.  Hope to see everybody there. 

  2nd Annual  Party at the Pineapple Plantation

The Hallstrom House is a historical farmstead and provides a beautiful setting for this event.   Its massive green space is a perfect location to showcase your crafts, specialty items, and wares.

The event includes a Blue Grass band, Barbeque dinners, pineapple sampling, and education booths.

Event:     Saturday, October 1, 2016   ~   11:00 ~ 3:00

Location: The Hallstrom House/ Homestead  1723 SW Old Dixie Highway  Vero Beach, FL

Vendor Information:

10 x 10 Space $50 (Includes one meal /drink ticket)

No electric available          No pets on property

Setup: 9:00 - 10:30 am    Parking and loading area provided

Staff available on site for any questions and/or concerns. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you there..           

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Limited   space   available   -   Reserve   now.   Please   make   checks   payable   to   the  Indian   River   County Historical Society and mail to P. O. Box 2192, Vero Beach, Florida 32961

If you have any question, please call Janice Sellers @772-778-3435

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 Florida Heritage Marker Dedication

The Indian River County Historical Society would like to thank everyone for coming out for the Florida Heritage Marker Dedication at City Hall. This dedication commemorates the "Mid-Century Modern" history of the 1st City Hall.

Debbie Mayfield, Representative, District 54 presented the Indian River County Historical Society with "A Tribute" thanking the Board of Directors and volunteers for their contributions in preserving the history of Indian River County and the State of Florida.

Indian River County Historical Society's photo.

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The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc., established in 1983, is a private, non-profit, 501c3, organized to save, preserve, and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County. In order to accomplish this, the Society works with state and local governments, organizations, foundations, and citizens to raise monies for historical preservation projects and educational programs.

For further information on upcoming events, please call 772-778-3435 and speak to Janice Sellers.   

Membership Information for the Indian River County Historical Society:

The Indian River County Historical Society, Inc. established in 1983, is a private non-profit organization with a simple mission statement - to save, preserve and restore the historical and environmental resources of Indian River County. In order to accomplish this, the Society works with local and state governments, organizations, foundations and citizens to raise monies for historical preservation projects and educational programs.

We would love for you to join us.  Please see memberships fess below:

Individual  --  $25.00                 $100.00                      $   500.00
Family       --  $35.00                 $250.00                      $1,000.00

If interested in helping us preserve History for future generations to enjoy, please contact our office at 
772-778-3435 or go to the donate icon and indicate which membership applies.  Thank you once again for your support!!!

Volunteers Needed

Do you have 2 hours per week to spend with others sharing your skills to benefit the community through our historical programs?  The properties of the Indian River County Historical Society, Inc. are running in full swing. Our current volunteers are busy manning the phones, giving tours, updating membership lists, preserving documents and photographs, researching and preparing mailings.

We are now accepting applications for Docent Training at the Hallstrom House - volunteer hours (4) four hours a week If interestested, please call:

Janice Sellers
Administrative Assistant
772-778-3435

We would love to add you to our family of volunteers.

 
Indian River County Historical Society Board of Directors
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