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Titusville 150th Anniversary Celebration

Date:
3/20/2017

Event Description

March 19-26, 2017  

Founded in 1867 and named Titusville after Confederate Col. Henry Theodore Titus, our great city has come a long ways these past 150 years!

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATORY ACTIVITIES 

March 20 thru 23 - Special Events/Lectures Monday, thru Thurs Evening Titusville Library 6-8pm (set up 5:00)

Monday 3/ 20 - The Windover Dig and What It Revealed - Vera Zimmerman, Indian River Anthropological Society (IRAS)

Tues 3/21 - Pioneer Life/Businesses in Titusville - Roz Foster, North Brevard Heritage      Foundation (or Titusville History Overview)

Wed 3/22 - Pioneer African American Families/Businesses  of Titusville

Thurs 3/23 -An Overview of the Space Program from Project Mercury to the Current Day - Mike Lombardo, American Space Museum

 

Saturday- March 25th -

Anniversary Fun Run

Ice Cream Social -St. Gabriel's Church

 

Sunday -March 26th - Anniversary Events at Sand Point:

Church services: 11:00 - 12:00

Olde-Fashioned Family Picnic:12:00 - 4:00

Vintage Car Show, Vintage Police Car & Fire Truck:

12:00 - 4:00

 History on Fishing Industry & Demonstrations: 12:00 - 4:00 Titusville Birthday Cake - 1:00

ON STAGE

Recognition of Pioneer Families 1:45

Fearless Improv Brigade (F.I.B.) 2:15

                Best Beard Contest: 3:15

                Best Period Custom Contest - Child, Man & Woman: 3:30 - 4:00pm - 3 trophies

 

FUN ACTIVITIES

Kids Cane Pole Making & Fishing Contest    Cast Netting demonstration 1:00: Gene McCormic Fly Fishing & Fly-Tying demonstration 1:30 with Gary & Avery Gillett, Renzetti, Inc.

       Crabbing: Larry Bucurel         Duck Hunting: Jim Clark Plans to refill the Time Capsule in December 2017.  Don't forget to give your suggestions and drop off at box located at the North Brevard Historical Museum Downtown.

 

We invite community organizations and businesses to do their own celebrations throughout the year.  List your events with GTR and you can use the official anniversary logo and we will help promote your event. ............................................................................................ 150th ANNIVERSARY PLAQUES Want to send your Birthday Wishes to Titusville? Be a Birthday Sponsor!

Beautiful exterior/interior commemorative wall plaques that can be displayed at your home or business.  The plaques are weather resistant and are 8"x11" in size. Proceeds will go towards the expenses for this celebration and to City Beautification Projects. 

 

 

SILVER Sponsor $500 

Receives two tickets to the VIP Event at the Pritchard House and VIP Tent at Community Picnic - Name recognition at events and event signage. Social media.

 

BRONZE Sponsor $250

Receives Name/Business Name recognition at events and social media. 

   

 

The 150th Anniversary Celebration is presented by the City of Titusville, Greater Titusville Renaissance, Historic Pritchard House, North Brevard Historical Museum, Harry T. and Harriett V. Moore Cultural Center, North Brevard Heritage Foundation, Historic Downtown Titusville Merchants Association,and the Florida Historical Society. For more information call 321-607-6512 or email info@greatertitusville.com

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