Saturday, April 10, 2010

Rancho Regattas 2010 Exhibition

Here's an interesting event about some of the area's eclectic fishing history- not too far away, in Manatee County:

Relive Florida’s Fishing Past at Rancho Regattas 2010

April 2010_Cortez, Florida – the series of Rancho Regattas 2010 events kicks off in Manatee County at the Florida Maritime Museum in Cortez with the opening of a travelling exhibit depicting the Cuban Fishing Ranchos through related images, historic maps, and artifacts Saturday, April 10th from 5-7pm. An evening presentation will commence at 6pm with guest speaker, Robert Edic author of Fisherfolk of Charlotte Harbor

Come out to DeSoto National Memorial in Bradenton on Sunday, April 18th from 11am-4pm for family-friendly activities, kayaking, living history, and a messabout. Learn more about these ranchos in association with the Cuban trade at the South Florida Museum also in Bradenton beginning at 6:30pm on Friday, April 30th.

Announcement from:
Cassandra Rae Harper
Outreach Coordinator
West Central Regional Center
Florida Public Archaeology Network
University of South Florida
Tampa, Fl 33620
phone: (813) 396-2328

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