Fun, facts and food in the afternoon, 1:30 - 3:30, right before the Marion County official Festival of its 175th Anniversary on March 30, enjoy a presentation by Brian Stoothoff of HOPS. the Historical' Ocala Preservation Society, and Dee Collier's historical portrayal of Lizzy Jane sharing home life in late 1800s Marion County, and a W.C. Fields silent film made in Ocala in 1926. As an added bonus, four copies of David Cook's just-published book, The Way it Was, will be available for purchase at $25. all its proceeds going to HOPS. Mr. Cook is a former Ocala Star-Banner editor and historian.
All this following the morning 10-noon class with Chris Knife, Exec Director of the College of Central Florida Foundation, as we share sights, sounds, and snacks with bagpipes a blowing. As our catalog says, bagpipes can be stirring or annoying, and either way, we will have fun.
Register online at seniorlearners.org or in person at class time.