Programs & Events

VIRTUAL Florida Talks Speaker Series! Race & Change by Dr. Kitty Oliver

Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 6 PM

Join us for a virtual presentation about race and change, discussing the progress we've made to discover and embrace a multicultural world.  Dr. Kitty Oliver is a veteran journalist and academic, an author and oral historian, a media producer, and a professional singer with an MFA in Creative Writing, specializing in literary nonfiction and memoir, and a Ph.D. in Comparative Studies, focusing on race and ethnic communication.  A product of the civil rights era who came of age with integration in the U.S., Dr. Oliver brings an innovative perspective to race and ethnic relations sharing research and stories across cultures in Race and Change dialogues where people can explore race in a hopeful, progressive way.  Free to public. Please RSVP.

Funding for this program was provided through a grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Pioneer Days Festival

Saturday & Sunday, October 23 & 24, 2021 from 9 AM - 5 PM each day

For more information, visit the Pioneer Days Festival page here.

Museum Book Club - The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O'Meara

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 12 PM

Dedicated to non-fiction, you’ll discover the truth can be much stranger than fiction.  Join us every month to discuss new book!  Read the book and come ready to discuss the best non-fiction books.  Free to the public.  Books are available to check out free of charge at the Museum while supplies last.


39-Mile Yard Sale presented by The Ridge Scenic Highway

Saturday, November 6, 2021 from 8 AM - 3 PM

FIND TREASURES, SHOP LOCAL, VISIT EATERIES & HAVE FUN!  Are you interested in being a vendor at the Lake Wales History Museum?  Find all the information about becoming a vendor here.




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