VIP Reception for Smithsonian "Journey Stories"
August 30  5:30 - 7:30
Exhibit runs from Sept. 1 - October 13

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Schedule for Grand Opening on September 8   4 - 9pm
"Journey Stories"

Food Vendors
Violin Squared
Rog Lee - Singer - "Real" Florida Music
Leah Winstanley - MC
Pioneer Settlement from Barberville
Debary Hall Historic Site
City of Orange Ciy
City of Debary
City of Deltona
Enterprise Preservation Society
Journal Writing with Gateway Center for the Arts

Historical Displays by our neighboring communities including photos, documents and memorabilia will be FREE to the Public located in the Gateway Theater Gallery.



FREE Journey Stories Lecture Series at the Gateway

Nov.  3, 2011 7pm
Suzanne Heddy, Ormond Beach Historical Society
“Florida Before Air Conditioning”

Nov.  10, 2011 7pm
Lucy Wayne, Ph.D., RPA, Vice President of SouthArc Cultural Resource Management Company
“Sweet Cane” The Architecture of the Sugar Works of Eastern Florida

Dec.  15, 2011 7pm
Saundra Gray,  Florida Philanthropist and a Leader in the Florida Agricultural Industry
“Florida Cattle Ranching and Life around Gemini Springs”

Jan.  19, 2012 7pm  "The Founding of our Area"
Guest speaker Bill Dreggors, beloved Folk Historian, is 4th generation Floridian and lifelong resident of Deland, will speak about the history of our native surroundings, and give us
insight into the early years of Volusa County.

Jan. 26, 2012 7pm  "Integration and the Civil Rights Era"
Guest speaker Ingrid Nathan, Volusia County Educator, became the first black student to attend an all white Sanford Junior High School and began the integration of the Seminole County Schools. Hear Ingrid's inspiring account about courage and her role of breaking the barriers in the Civil Rights Era.




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