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Town of Davie Release-Old Davie Christmas

Old Davie School
Old Davie School

The Davie Historical Society Committee and the Davie School Foundation will present the 11th Annual Old Davie Christmas at the Old Davie School Historical Museum located at 6650 Griffin Road, Davie, FL, on Sunday, December 2, 2012, at 12 p.m.

In the early days of Davie, Santa would arrive in different ways each year and pass out goodies to all the children of the community and everyone would sing carols and have a good time together.

The community is invited to join us for this special event!  Each child will receive a free goodie bag that includes tickets for a pony ride, a hay ride, and a tasty lunch.  There will be old-fashioned games, a petting zoo and so much more!

This special holiday celebration is sponsored by local citizens and businesses, and the Davie Historical Society Committee, the Board of Trustees of the Davie School Foundation and the staff encourages you and your families to join us for this special event.

For more information,to volunteer or contribute financially, please call the Old Davie School staff at 954-797-1044.

[Source:  Town of Davie Press Release]

Old Davie Christmas Right Around the Corner

Old Davie School
Old Davie School
Hang up the mistletoe and trim up the tree! Santa is on his way with lots of goodies for children at the Old Davie School Historical Museum, located at 6650 Griffin Road. The 10th Annual Old Davie Christmas will take place on Sunday, December 4, 2011 from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Kids will have the opportunity to visit with Santa, go for pony rides, enjoy a petting zoo, have a tasty lunch, play old-fashioned games, and more. In addition, the Davie Area Land Trust will present children’s author, Harvey E. Oyer III, to host a storytelling session. This fun-filled day is made possible by the efforts of the Davie Historical Society and the Davie School Foundation.

“We are so pleased to be presenting the 10th Annual Old Davie Christmas,” said Historical Society President, Rosie Anderson. “This is a great time for the little ones.”

For more information, to volunteer or contribute financially, please call the Old Davie School staff at 954-797-1044.

[SOURCE: Town of Davie, press release]

Generations of Taste at the Old Davie School

Old Davie School
Old Davie School

Experience the Generations of Taste at the Old Davie School!

Davie Historical Society Hosts Tasty Event

The Davie Historical Society will host the 13th Annual Generations of Taste from 6-8 p.m., on Saturday, April 16, 2011, at the Old Davie School Historical Museum located at 6650 Griffin Road.

Cooks are invited to submit their favorite homemade dish from any of the following categories: drinks, appetizers, soups, salads, breads, vegetables, main dishes, desserts, country cookin’, and kid’s cookin’.

Come and taste unlimited samplings and vote for your favorite dish. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the evening.

The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children ages 5 to 11. All proceeds benefit the Old Davie School Historical Museum. For more information, please call the museum office at 954-797-1044.

[SOURCE: Town of Davie Press Release]

Old Davie School Annual Meeting on January 27th

Old Davie School
Old Davie School
The Old Davie School Historical Museum invites the public to attend the annual meeting and social on Thursday, January 27, 2011, at 5:30 p.m.  Come and see what’s in store for 2011 at the Old Davie School.  This annual meeting provides a wealth of information and is a great opportunity to meet and greet with others.  All are welcome, so bring a friend, enjoy complimentary food and drink, and see how history is being brought to life.  The Old Davie School is located at 6650 Griffin Road, Davie.  For more information, call 954-797-1044, or visit the web at www.olddavieschool.org.

Pinwheels for Peace Project at Old Davie School

[Town of Davie Press release]

Old Davie School
Old Davie School

September 13, 2010, Davie, Florida: The Old Davie School Historical Museum plans to take part in Pinwheels for Peace, an international art and literacy project, started in 2005 by two art teachers, Ann Ayers and Ellen McMillan, of Coconut Creek, Florida. The project is a way for students to express their feelings about what’s going on in the world and in their lives. In the first year, on September 21, 2005, groups in over 1,325 locations throughout the world were spinning approximately 500,000 pinwheels. Last year, it was estimated that, there were over 3 million pinwheels spinning all over the world. Locally, Old Davie School Historical Museum will be coordinating the Pinwheels for Peace project this year. Continue reading Pinwheels for Peace Project at Old Davie School

Annual Back to School Bluegrass Festival at Old Davie School

Town of Davie Press Release:

For Immediate Release

Annual Back to School Bluegrass Festival at Old Davie School

Old Davie School
Old Davie School

Davie, FL: The Old Davie School, located at 6650 Griffin Road, will be hosting its Third Annual Back to School Bluegrass and Bar-B-Que on Sunday, September 19, 2010, from 12 to 5 p.m.

Come and enjoy the music brought to you by the South Florida Bluegrass Association. Delicious bar-b-que, arts and crafts vendors, a rummage sale, and tours of the museum will be offered.

Admission is $1, and parking on site with admission is $5. Parking at Davie Town Hall is free. For more information, call Leslie Schroeder at 954-797-1044 or visit www.olddavieschool.org.

Media Contact: Braulio Rosa, Public Information Officer

Office: 954-797-1027

Art Exhibit Opening on June 18 at Old Davie School

Old Davie School
Old Davie School
The Old Davie School Historical Museum will be holding its 8th Annual Juried Art Exhibit from June 18, through July 31, 2010. An Opening reception will be held on Friday, June 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. Works in the exhibit include oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, mixed media, photography, collage, and sculpture. A Jurist will select the winning pieces and cash prizes will be awarded.

For more information, please contact Amanda at the Old Davie School at 954-797-1044, or via the web at, www.olddavieschool.org. The Old Davie Historical Museum is located at 6650 Griffin Road in Davie.

[SOURCE: Davie Office of Public Information]

Davie Historical Museum to host Pioneer Dinner

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The Davie Historical Museum is hosting the Eleventh Annual Pioneer Dinner on May 15, 2010. The event will start at 6 p.m., with tours of the school and drinks. A fried chicken dinner, with all sorts of homemade fixings, will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by an assortment of home baked cakes and pies.

This year, the Davie Historical Society has chosen to honor the Scott, Lewis, and Tindall families. After dinner, a video presentation will be shown honoring the selected families.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $4 for children.

A Silent Auction will be held, with the winners of each item being announced at the dinner. For more information, call Patti at the Old Davie School at 954-797-1044.