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JOIN US the 1ST FRIDAY evening of each month for MUSIC IN THE PARK. Your Museum and local shops will be open late! Fun, games, raffles, shopping, treats Learn more at City of Flagler Beach website.

Stop by to see what is new at the Museum, and learn about upcoming events, member specials, contests, featured gift shop items, and fantastic raffles!

If you are wondering if the the event is cancelled due to the weather, please call the First Friday Hotline 386-585-0055. The most current information will be available. Please do not leave messages on this phone.

Next 1st Friday: Mar 1

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Feb 19 - Flagler County Historical Bus Tours

Time: 9:30AM - 2:30PM
Location: 204 E. Moody Blvd, Bunnell
Cost: $20 per person

The Flagler County Historical Society will host a bus tour of historic and interesting county sites. The bus will leave from the Holden House, 204 E Moody Blvd, Bunnell. The cost does not include lunch at Bull Creek Fish Camp. It will return at 2:30pm.

For information or reservations, call 386-439-5003 or click here.


Feb 19 - Moon Rise at the Beach

Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area at Flagler Beach
Cost: $5 per car load

Join us for a moon rise at the beach! You will learn fun and interesting facts about the moon and its’ effects on the tidal ecosystem. We will leave from the beachside day use pavilion and stroll to the beach using the boardwalk located behind the pavilion, while we wait for the moon to appear! If you prefer, you can view the moon from the overlook. Bring a camera for beautiful photo opportunities! This event is subject to cancellation due to weather conditions. We will be meeting at the beachside pavilion on the east side of the park.

Reservations are required for the total number of persons in your party.

The cost of the event is included in the regular park entrance fee of $5.00 per carload of two to eight people, $4.00 for one person in a car and $2.00 per pedestrian or bicyclist.

For more information, click here.


Mar 9 - Palm Coast Historical Society 2019 Lecture Series

Time: 10:00AM
Location: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast
Cost: Free

Patrick Smith: Patrick Smith’s Florida is a Land Remembered

This program isn’t a “book lecture” or a “talk”; it is visual storytelling produced and presented by famed author Patrick Smith’s son, Rick (Patrick,Jr.), a professional media producer. Rick has created over 50 video clips, special visual and sound effects, music and more to bring his presentation to life. It has been shown over 240 times in venues all over Florida, to rave reviews. Rick will discuss his late father’s body of work and why he decided to write about society’s underdogs. Using video records of his father, you’ll learn how Patrick Smith researched A Land Remembered for over two years before he could write it, and he’ll share his thoughts about the “real” Florida.

For more information, click here.


Apr 6, 2019 - Cheer that the Pier

Location: Flagler Beach Pier

Save the Date.

Plans are underway for our 6th Annual “Cheer at the Pier!” tentatively scheduled for April 6, 2019. Join the fun and roam the Pier as guests mingle, enjoy sips and samples supplied by favorite local restaurants, while enjoying sea breezes and amazing ocean vistas. Live music and a great raffle complete the fun. About 12 fantastic restaurants serve generous samples ranging from lobster mac & cheese to wasabi crusted salmon or gumbo with andouille sausage. Besides wine or craft beer, guests have enjoyed mimosas and margaritas.


Apr. 13 - Palm Coast Historical Society 2019 Lecture Series

Time: 10:00AM
Location: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast
Cost: Free

Peggy MacDonald: Florida Woman Pioneers

This talk examines a selection of Florida’s First Ladies from the territorial period to the present day. As a girl, Rachel Donelson and her parents were among the first white settlers of Nashville, Tennessee. In 1821, she moved with her second husband, Andrew Jackson, to territorial Florida. First Lady Martha Starke Peay Perry witnessed the rise of secession at the dawn of the Civil War. Columba Bush’s path to First Lady has been called a Cinderella story. She was also known as the invisible first lady. By contrast, Ann Scott has been one of the most hands-on First Ladies since Rhea Chiles, who is remembered as an equal partner in her husband Lawton Chiles’ political career. This talk delves into the fascinating stories of some of Florida’s most memorable First Ladies and their impact upon the Sunshine State. Peggy Macdonald is a native Floridian and the executive director of the Matheson History Museum in Gainesville. Dr. Macdonald has taught history at Stetson University, Florida Polytechnic University, Indian River State College and the University of Florida. Macdonald is an alumna of the University of Florida (PhD in history, 2010) and Hollins University, a women’s college in Roanoke, Virginia.

For more information, click here.


May 11 - Palm Coast Historical Society 2019 Lecture Series

Time: 10:00AM
Location: Palm Coast Community Center, 305 Palm Coast Pkwy NE, Palm Coast
Cost: Free

Janie Gould: Global Events That Touched Florida: Great Depression through Cold War

This program explores Floridians’ memories of U-boat attacks, German POWs, the Cold War, Cuban Missile Crisis, and more. Janie Gould, a fourth-generation Floridian, lives in Vero Beach and is a writer, editor, lecturer and retired public radio journalist. Janie created and produced the Floridays show for WQCS, the NPR member station for the Treasure Coast and has received numerous awards related to her broadcast journalism endeavors. She has published three books, Floridays: Stories From Under the Sun, Vols. 1 and 2 and Food for Floridays: Stories and Recipes.

For more information, click here.


Flagler Beach Historical Museum
207 S. Central Ave., Flagler Beach, FL 32136 • Phone: (386) 517-2025
• Email: Museum Administrator