Schedule as of: November 29, 2022 (subject to change)

34th Season Kick-Off

Saturday

January 7

6:00 – 7:30 PM

"Happy Birthday Zora!"

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club 

In – Person & Virtual

Location : Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church
412 East Kennedy Boulevard • Eatonville 32751

Date: Saturday, January 7

Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM 

THEMATIC EMPHASIS: Spirituality in Zora Neale Hurston’s Classic work, Their Eyes Were Watching God

Dinner & Talk – 
In-person, $35 [Reservation required by Monday, 1/23 No walk-ups accepted]
Virtual: $10

Encourage: $10 Birthday gift in her memory

To Make Payment: Email Cynthia at Cynthia@preserveeatonvvile.org
Or call (407) 647-3307 with your credit card information

Sunday

January 8

2:00 – 5:00 PM

"Sundays in Eatonville -- Art & Heritage"

In – Person

Location: The Hurston Museum 344 East Kennedy Boulevard & The Matilda Moseley House Museum 11 Taylor Street Eatonville 32751

Date: Sunday, January 8

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 

Free & Open to the Public — Donations appreciated

Sunday

January 15

2:00 – 5:00 PM

"Sundays in Eatonville -- Art & Heritage"

In-person

Visit:
The Hurston Museum, 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville 32751
The Matilda Moseley House Museum, 11 Taylor Street
Free & Open to the Public — Donations appreciated

Saturday

January 21

11:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Opening Exhibition at The Hurston Museum

In-person

Location: The Hurston Museum 344 East Kennedy Boulevard Eatonville 32751

Date: Saturday, January 21

Time: 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

In the Finite, Infinitely: The Work of Granville Carroll
Artist Talk: 2:00 PM

Free & Open to the Public — Donations appreciated

Special January Hours
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Saturday
2:00 AM- 5:00 PM, Sunday

Sunday

January 22

2:00 – 5:00 PM

"Sundays in Eatonville -- Art & Heritage"

In-person

Visit:
The Hurston Museum, 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville 32751
The Matilda Moseley House Museum, 11 Taylor

Monday

January 23

6:00 – 8:00 PM

Dinner & A Class with Chef Jenn, Award-winning Owner of  DaJen Eats Cafe & Creamery

Location: Eatonville Commercial Center (323 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite F., Eatonville 32751)

Date: Monday January 23, 2023

Time: 6:00 – 8:00 PM (EST)

Cost: $49.99 (In-Person) | $29.99 (Virtual)

All Proceeds contributed to the Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community, Inc. (P.E.C.)

Wednesday

January 25

7:00 – 8:30 PM

Dr. Chesya Burke, Assistant Professor of English and U.S. Literatures, Stetson University

In Person

Location: Seminole State College of Florida • Sanford/Lake Mary Campus
Building C • 100 Weldon Boulevard • Sanford 32773

Date: Wednesday, January 25

Time: 7.00 – 8.00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Chesya Burke

Topic: Tell My Horse: Afrofuturism as Embodiment of Sankofa

Open reception and book signing after the presentation

A program of the Seminole State College of Florida Speakers Series

Friday

January 27

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Afrofuturism Conference -- Focus: Spirituality 

Location: UCF Downtown – Dr. Phillips Academic Commons

Date: Friday January 27, 2023

Time: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM (EST)

Cost: $25.00 (In-person) | $10.00 (Virtual)

NO registration fee required for ZORA! Festival Collaborative Partners and Full Members of the Academics Committee — University of Central Florida, Rollins, Valencia College, Seminole State College of Florida, Bethune-Cookman University, Johnson C Smith University, Spelman College, Macalester College, Georgia Tech University, and Wilson College of Textiles

Friday

January 27

"Education Day" for K- 12 Students

1. 10th Annual ZORA! STEM Conference for Middle School Students
2. "TRADITIONS" Entertainment Workshops for High School Students
3. ZORA! - Outdoor Festival of the Arts

Programs taking place throughout Orange County & In Eatonville 

1. 10th Annual ZORA! STEM Conference for Middle School Students [In-person & virtual]

Location: On the campus of Full Sail University 3300 University Boulevard
Winter Park, FL 32792

Date: Friday, January 27

Time: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM 

Registration required: [In-Person participation only for Orange County Public Schools students; virtual participation offered to others] (CLICK HERE TO REGISTER)

2. “Traditions” Music Workshops for High School Students [In-person]

Location: On the campus of Valencia College, the School of Arts and Entertainment 701 N. Econlockhatchee Tr.
Orlando, FL 32825

Date: Friday, January 27

Time: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Registration required: [Participation available only for Orange County Public Schools students]

3. ZORA! – Outdoor Festival of the Arts 

Location:  Along East Kennedy Boulevard in Historic Eatonville

Date: Friday, January 27

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

General Program Features:

  • Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Children’s “Make-and-Take” Tent
  • ZORA! STEM Hub Tent
  • Florida Historical Society
  • Bronze Kingdom Exhibition
  • Arts & Master Crafts Booths
  • International Marketplace
  • Eatonville Public Library Branch Programming
  • International Marketplace Booths
  • AND MUCH MORE

Free for Children & Adults
Free parking (Please follow signage.)

Saturday

January 28

9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

"Outdoor Festival of the Arts - Family Day"

Performances by: Cherrelle, Tony Terry, Franchise Band, and Mr. Glenn Wiley

Location: 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, FL 32751-5304

Date: Saturday, January 28

General Admission Costs:

  • Early Bird: $20.00
  • At the Gate: $30.00
  • Free Admission to Children (0 – High School) –Middle & High school students asked to show current student i.d.

VIP Costs & Inclusion:

  • VIP for Saturday: $100.00
  • VIP Includes: Up-front seating, Gourmet Treats, and 2 complimentary beverages

VIP Ticket Sales End: January 23, 2023

Featuring:

  • Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Children’s “Make-and-Take” Tent
  • Florida Historical Society
  • Bronze Kingdom Exhibition
  • Fine Arts & Master Crafts Booths
  • International Marketplace
  • Eatonville Public Library Branch Programming
  • International Marketplace Booths
  • Free Parking
  • Food, fun and shopping for all ages
  • AND MUCH MORE

Sunday

January 29

12:00 – 5:00 PM

"Outdoor Festival of the Arts - Day for Reflection"

Performances by: Karen Wolfe, Jeff Floyd, Jessie James and Ms. Coco

Location: 344 East Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville, FL 32751-5304

Date: Sunday, January 29

Time: 12.00 PM – 5.00 PM

General Admission Costs:

  • Early Bird: $20.00
  • At the Gate: $30.00

VIP Costs & Inclusion:

  • VIP for Saturday: $100.00
  • VIP Includes: Up-front seating, Gourmet Treats, and 2 complimentary beverages

VIP Ticket Sales End: January 23, 2023

Featuring:

  • Zora Neale Hurston National Museum of Fine Arts
  • Children’s “Make-and-Take” Tent
  • Florida Historical Society
  • Bronze Kingdom Exhibition
  • Fine Arts & Master Crafts Booths
  • International Marketplace
  • Eatonville Public Library Branch Programming
  • International Marketplace Booths
  • Free Parking
  • Food, fun, and shopping for all ages
  • AND MUCH MORE

Saturday

February 18

3:00 – 4:00 PM Eastern

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club

Book Title: You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays

Location: Virtual (Registration required)

Date: Saturday, February 18

Time: 3.00 PM – 4.00 PM

Cost: $10.00

Discussion Leader: Cheryl Ann Nelson, Retired Professor

Saturday

March 18

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club

Book Title: Zora Neale Hurston: A Life in Letters, Carla Kaplan

Location: Virtual (Registration required)

Cost: $10.00

Thursday - Saturday

March 30 – April 1

12:00 PM

4th Africa - America Women's Economic Forum & Trade Expo

Location: Rollins College • 1000 Holt Avenue • Winter Park 32789

Date: Thursday, 30 – Saturday, April 1

Time: 12.00 Noon

Registration required

Saturday

May 20

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Gathering & Gabbing, Zora Neale Hurston Book Club

Book Title: Barracoon : The Story of the Last Black Cargo

Location: Virtual (Registration required)

Cost: $10.00

Discussion Leader: Alexander Dumas J. Brickler IV, Ph.D.

Sunday

October 15th

11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

HATitude Cultural Flair

Location: Winter Park Events Center (1050 W. Morse Blvd., Winter Park 32789)

Date: Sunday, October 15

Time: 11.00 AM – 2.00 PM

Cost: $100.00

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