Guy LaBree: Barefoot Artist of the Florida Seminoles

Carol Mahler will talk about the challenges which Guy LaBree has confronted to present the Seminole point of view in his paintings of Seminole legend, culture, and history. A book signing follows the program.

Living in Paradise

Hermann Trappman tells the story of Florida's native people and how they learned to survive and defend a powerful, challenging place.

Looking at Photography

Joey Sacco will guide us through an overview of well-known historical photographs. Looking at these photos will be a starting point for understanding the way photography shapes how we see the world.

Behind the Brushstroke: Early Avon Park

Artist Janet King will discuss her recent historical paintings of Avon Park, on exhibit at SFCC MOFAC. She will share stories behind the places and buildings of early Avon Park.

Florida Frontier: Carlton Ward Jr.

Carlton Ward Jr. discusses and signs his book Florida Cowboys: Keepers of the Last Frontier. The book includes stunning photography and 20 essays with historical, cultural, and environmental perspective.

Is There An Afterlife?

Explore the unseen world with certified mediums and noted scientists and researchers.
- Out of Body Experiences
- Talking to the Dead
- Channeling Ancient Languages
- Scientific Experiments
- Explore the Paranormal

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Decades of Change

James M. Denham, professor of history and director of the Lawton Chiles Center for Florida History, Florida Southern College, leads a panel of black and white residents of Avon Parks recalling their memories of the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.

Nine Natives: Wildflower Wayside Shrine

This outdoor environmental art exhibit honors endangered and endemic plants of the Lake Wales Ridge found on the SFCC Highlands campus. Patrons can walk the self-guided nature trail and explore the scrub habitat. The exhibit is on view Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Obscured by Time: The Magic of Florida

Storyteller and artist Hermann Trappman reconstructs aspects of Native American life and culture. His artwork is based on meticulous research of pre-Columbian peoples including early geographical and historical records.

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