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Florida Studio Theatre's campus has a special connection to women's rights as the former home of the local Women's Club
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A Year of Celebrating Women's Voting Rights

More than 50 organizations are hosting months of performances, gallery walks, concerts and more to champion 100 years of women's suffrage in 2020

December 13, 2019

Florida Studio Theatre is proud to present The Suffragist Project, an artistic celebration of the upcoming 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment (August 20, 2020), the woman’s right to vote. Bringing together over 55 organizations, this bi-county artistic commemoration will feature playsdance performancesart exhibitslectures, and panel discussions all in recognition of this monumental milestone!

January, 2020

One Book One Community Program: 2020 Selection

January 2020

Sponsored by: Sarasota County Libraries & Historical Resources
What: Join our community in reading Sarasota County Library’s One Book 2020 selection, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore. A New York Times bestseller, this book tells the tale of some of our country’s unsung heroes: inspiring young women who were exposed to radium, and went on to save hundreds of thousands of lives.
For more information, click here.

Release of Suffragist Reading List

January 2020

Sponsored by: Bookstore1 Sarasota
What: The staff of Bookstore1 has put together a recommended reading list of the Top 10 books about suffrage, for adults and young readers alike! Until August 20, 2020, 20% of the profits from of these books will be donated to The Suffragist Project.
For more information, click here.

The Rights of All: LGBTQ+ and Women’s Suffrage

January 7, 2020

Sponsored by: Boxser Diversity Initiative and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Moderated by The Honorable Judge Charles E. Williams, this discussion focuses on the intersectionality of women’s suffrage, the LGBTQ+ and feminist movement. Featuring Dr. Timothy McCarthy of Harvard University, noted and award-winning author and lecturer.
Where and When: FST’s Bowne’s Lab Theatre at 1265 1st Street, Sarasota, FL at 5 p.m.
Admission: Admission is free, but reservations are required. To reserve your ticket, click here.

Tea with Bertha

January 15, 2020

Sponsored by: Historic Spanish Point
What: Put on your Sunday finest and travel back in time to an old-fashioned tea party! Mrs. Bertha Palmer (as portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) will be in attendance sharing stories about her life here in Sarasota and back in Chicago. Afternoon tea and light refreshments will be served promptly at 2 p.m. in the historic Osprey schoolhouse.
Where and When: Historic Spanish Point at 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.

Behind the Curtain: Open Rehearsal with Adele Myers & SCD Dancers

January 17, 2020

Sponsored by: Sarasota Contemporary Dance Company (SCD)
What: With the 100 year anniversary of women’s right to vote as her point of reference and departure, Adele Myers will highlight the formidable nature of a female collective body through her signature choreographic blend of robust athleticism and personal theatricality.
Where and When: SCD Home Studio, 1400 Blvd of the Arts, STE 300, Sarasota FL at 12 p.m.
For more information, click here or call 941.260.8485.

In-Studio Showcase with Adele Myers & SCD Dancers

January 17, 2020

Sponsored by: Sarasota Contemporary Dance Company (SCD)
What: Adele Myers and dancers will present repertory recently commissioned and presented by the Miami Light Project and Miami Dade College Live Arts. The Miami based all-female ensemble has toured nationally for over a decade and is hailed for their physical virtuosity, audience-friendly interactions, and unpredictable sense of humor.
Where and When: SCD Home Studio, 1400 Blvd of the Arts, STE 300, Sarasota FL at 7 p.m.
For more information, click here or call 941.260.8485.

Visual Art Honoring the Ratification of the 19th Amendment

January 18 to April 5, 2020

Sponsored by: Embracing Our Differences
What: Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has used the power of art and prose to promote diversity. One way we accomplish this is through our annual international art exhibition in Sarasota’s Bayfront Park. The juried exhibit consists of 50 billboard-sized works of art, each accompanied by an inspirational quote. The organization will provide transportation for youth to attend FST Suffragist Project events.
For more information, click here.

Florida and Women’s Suffrage

January 21, 2020

Sponsored by: Venice Area Historical Society - Betty Intagliata Lecture Series
What: Doris Weatherford is a well-known author on women and women's issues and resides in Florida. She is the author of two books on the Suffrage Movement, and will speak on the intersection of Florida and women's suffrage.
Where and When: Unitarian Universalist Church, 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL at 7 p.m.
Admission: Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.
For more information, click here.

Black Suffragists Remembered: Community Dialogue

January 27, 2020

Sponsored by: New College of Florida and Florida Studio Theatre
What: This opening dialogue will focus on the importance of commemorating Black Suffragists and the significance of their legacy in the contemporary moment.
Where and When: Florida Studio Theatre, 1241 North Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL at 6:30pm
Details are forthcoming, for more information contact Meg Gilbert.

Author Kate Moore Discusses The Radium Girls

January 31, 2020

Sponsored by: Sarasota County Libraries & Historical Resources
What: The 2020 One Book Sarasota County selection, The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore, shares the true story of a group of women whose workplace experience was filled with triumph tragically destroyed. It is a story of unsafe and deadly workplace conditions fueled by sexism, deception, and a shocking lack of corporate conscience.
Where and When: Suncoast Technical College, 4445 Career Lane, North Port at 10:30 a.m. and Selby Public Library, 1331 1st Street, Sarasota, FL, at 7 p.m.
Admission: Free. Registration opens after December 1.
For more information, click here.

February, 2020

Voices of the Suffragists: Luncheon

February 4, 2020

Sponsored by: Democratic Women’s Club of Sarasota County and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Members of FST’s The Suffragist Project artistic team bring to life some of the most stirring speeches from throughout history on women’s suffrage, female empowerment, and social change. Lunch is provided.
Where and When: Marina Jack (Upstairs), 2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, FL at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, click here.

The Suffragist Project: Supporting Women’s Voices in Playwriting

February 11, 2020

Sponsored by: The Hermitage Artist Retreat and Florida Studio Theatre
What: A panel with Julia Jordan, the Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Lilly Awards Foundation, which was established to recognize the achievement of women in the theatre.
Where and When: Bookstore1Sarasota at 5 p.m.
For more information, click here.

NINETEEN

February 18, 2020

Sponsored by: Venice Area Historical Society - Betty Intagliata Lecture Series
What: Katharine Michelle Tanner of Tree Fort Productions, Sarasota, shall present a two -person play entitled NINETEEN. The play is about the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Where and When: Unitarian Universalist Church, 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL at 7 p.m.
Admission: Free of charge
For more information, click here.

Speaking Truth to Power: Stories of Women Journalists

February 20, 2020

Sponsored by: Bookstore1Sarasota Herald-TribuneSarasota Magazine, and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Women journalists, including Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Carrie Seidman (Sarasota Herald-Tribune), and Vickie Oldham, will share their own stories about the changing face of journalism, and more. Suffragist Project Director Kate Alexander and Sarasota Magazine Editor in Chief Susan Burns will moderate this event.
Where and When: Bookstore1Sarasota from 5-6:15 p.m.
For more information, contact Meg Gilbert.

Public Lecture by Dr. Gloria Browne-Marshall "From Suffragists to Voters: Black Women Creating a Powerful Path"

February 27, 2020

Sponsored by: New College of Florida and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Gloria J. Browne-Marshall is a Professor of Constitutional Law at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (CUNY). She teaches classes in Constitutional Law, Race and the Law, Evidence, and Gender and Justice. She taught in the Africana Studies Program at Vassar College prior to John Jay. She is a civil rights attorney who litigated cases for Southern Poverty Law Center in Alabama, Community Legal Services in Philadelphia, and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, Inc. She addresses audiences nationally and internationally. Gloria J. Browne-Marshall has spoken on issues of law and justice in Ghana, Rwanda, England, Wales, Canada, South Africa and before the United Nations in Geneva.
Where and When: New College of Florida
Details are forthcoming, for more information contact Meg Gilbert.

March, 2020

Petticoat Painters

March to June 2020

Sponsored by: Art Ovation Hotel
What: Art Ovation Hotel will install an art exhibit featuring works by the Petticoat Painters, an all-female art collective that is one of the oldest continuously exhibiting women’s arts groups in the United States.
Where and When: The Crescendo Gallery of the Art Ovation Hotel, 1255 North Palm Ave.
Admission: Free of charge.
For more information, click here.

Carrie Chapman Catt: Life and Times of a Suffragist

March 3, 2020

Sponsored by: Democratic Women’s Club of Sarasota
What: When every vote counts, meet the woman who managed to get the last state to ratify the 19th Amendment. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton got the first votes, but it was Carrie Chapman Catt, the youngest suffragist, who got the difficult last vote. Come meet Carrie and hear how she won this difficult victory. Watch actress Kathryn Chelsey recreate her in this stirring presentation.
When and Where: IMG Academy Golf Club at 11 a.m.
For more information, click here.

Through Women’s Eyes International Film Festival

March 6- 8, 2020

Sponsored by: UN Women USA Gulf Coast Chapter
What: The Through Women's Eyes International Film Festival (TWE) has a 20-year history of cultivating women's voices and advocacy through film. The weekend of films—and filmmakers we champion—encourages brave movement toward positive change, educational opportunities, and economic and political strength.  On International Women's Day (IWD), we celebrate women around the globe. This year, the TWE Film Festival is tied to IWD, where the Gulf Coast Chapter will share stories of activism and courage as women fight for gender equality—much like the suffragists fought for women’s right to vote.
Where: Burns Court Cinema
For more information, click here.

Mobilizing Women from Suffrage to Today

March 6, 2020

Sponsored by: Brandeis National Committee, Sarasota Chapter
What: Jane Plitt, an author, former business leader, and Executive Director for the National Organization of Women, will discuss the history of women’s successes and failures to motivate and effect change. Join us for an engaging and motivating presentation and discussion.
Where and When: Jewish Federation Campus, 580 McIntosh Road, Sarasota, FL, at 10:30 a.m.
Admission: Free and General Admission
For more information, click here.

HERStory: A Women’s Suffrage Centennial

March 9, 2020

Sponsored by: Pine View School for the Gifted
What: Join the members of Pine View School’s History Club as we travel back to a time in America where women struggled bravely for the right to vote. An open invitation to the entire school and community, this interactive event will bring to life the personal, social, political, and legislative setbacks & gains the amazing suffragettes endured. There will be foods to sample, topical presentations, costumed historical characters, other time-period attractions—and even an election in which everyone can vote!
When and Where: Pine View School for the Gifted, 1 Python Path, Osprey, FL at 9:30 a.m.
Admission: Free of charge. No registration required.
For more information, click here.

Tea with Bertha

March 11, 2020

Sponsored by: Historic Spanish Point
What: Put on your Sunday finest and travel back in time to an old-fashioned tea party! Mrs. Bertha Palmer (as portrayed by Kathryn Chesley) will be in attendance sharing stories about her life here in Sarasota and back in Chicago. Afternoon tea and light refreshments will be served promptly at 2 p.m. in the historic Osprey Schoolhouse.
When and Where: Historic Spanish Point, at 2 p.m.
For more information, click here.

Gallery Walk and Talk: Strong Women in the Ringling Collection

March 11, 2020

Sponsored by: The Ringling
What: Women have been making history since the beginning of time. On this tour, you'll meet some of the fearless females from the Ringling's collection and hear their stories.
Where and When: The Ringling, Main Lobby at 10:30  a.m.
Admission: Tickets are free with Museum Admission and are available for pick-up on the day of the program. Please note: tickets are limited.
For more information, click here.

Carrie Chapman Catt: Life and Times as a Suffragist

March 17, 2020

Sponsored by: Venice Historical Society
What: When every vote counts, meet the woman who managed to get the last state to ratify the 19th Amendment. Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton got the first votes, but it was Carrie Chapman Catt, the youngest suffragist, who got the difficult last vote. Come meet Carrie and hear how she won this difficult victory. Watch actress Kathryn Chelsey recreate her in this stirring presentation.
Where and When: Unitarian Universalist Church, 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL at 7 p.m.
For more information, call the Venice Historical Society at 941.412.0151.

The Florida Women Behind the Everglades

March 18, 2020

Sponsored by: Florida Maritime Museum
What: Florida women led the way when it came to protecting the Everglades in the early 1900s. At a time when women fought for the vote, women’s clubs and garden clubs led a movement to save the “river of grass.” This lecture, presented by the Florida Maritime Museum’s Curator Casey Wooster, will cover the intertwined history of Florida’s conservation and suffragist movements. Join us to hear about the leading ladies who started the drive to save the Everglades.
Where and When: Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th Street West, Cortez, FL at 6 p.m.
Admission: Free of charge, but reservations can be made through Eventbrite.
For more information, click here.

Women's Passover Celebration in Honor of Women's Right to Vote

March 26, 2020

Sponsored by: The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee
What: Join us in celebrating historical moments of liberation and accomplishment through song, dance, interactive technology, traditional texts and, of course, food. From slavery in Egypt to having our own voice at the ballot box, women have come a long way and there is much to celebrate. Women of all ages will share a unique Jewish American experience with lots of meaningful and inspirational take-aways for their own family Seders.
Where and When: Michael’s on East at 5 p.m.
Admission: Registration for this event is required and opens February 10. To register, call 941.706.0034.

Luncheon with Author and Journalist Mary Walton

March 27, 2020

Sponsored by: Friends of the East Manatee Library at Lakewood Ranch, Inc.
What: It's not only history, it's herstory! Journalist and author Mary Walton tells the story of equal rights activist Alice Paul, a key leader of the suffrage movement, who led the final drive to pass the 19th Amendment. Join us for lunch, which will benefit the Friends of East Manatee Library at Lakewood Ranch, and learn about the courageous women who risked their lives for social justice and equality. Attendees will be able to purchase Mary's book, A Woman's Crusade: Alice Paul and the Battle for the Ballot, and have it autographed.
Where and When: Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club at 11:30 a.m.
Admission: Tickets go on sale January 2020.
For more information, click here.

Public Lecture By Dr. Janaka Bowman Lewis: Freedom Narratives of African American Women

March 27, 2020

Sponsored by: New College of Florida and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Dr. Janaka Bowman Lewis is an Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program. She has published on Elizabeth Keckley and other African American women writers of the nineteenth century.
Where and When: Music Room, College Hall – New College of Florida at 6:30 p.m.
Details are forthcoming, for more information contact Meg Gilbert.

Sarasota Young Voices on our “Phenomenal Women” Concert

March 29, 2020

Sponsored by: Belle Canto: Sarasota’s Premiere Women’s Choir
What: An exciting event including a community campaign to nominate phenomenal women in our area to be honored during the performance.
Where and When: Church of the Palms, 3224 Bee Ridge Rd., Sarasota, FL at 4 p.m.
For more information, click here.

April, 2020

Delve into Suffragist History

April 3, 2020


Sponsored by: Republican Women’s Club of Sarasota and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Members of The Suffragist Project artistic team bring to life some of the most stirring speeches from throughout history on women’s suffrage, female empowerment, and social change. Then, there will be a trivia contest about suffragist history—prizes will be awarded to the participant(s) with the most correct answers. Lunch is provided.
Where and When: Michael’s on East at 11:30 a.m.
For more information, click here.

We Still Have Time

April 20, 2020

Sponsored by: Dancing in the Moment
What: Inspired by the suffragists and women’s struggle for equality, Dancing In the Moment, a multigenerational improvisational dance group, will perform dance works honoring women and celebrating the human spirit.
Where and When: FST’s Bowne’s Lab Theatre, 1241 North Palm Ave, Sarasota, FL at 7 p.m.
Admission: Tickets will be available in early 2020.
For more information, contact Meg Gilbert.

20th Century Women Who Shaped Arts & Culture

April 23, 2020

Sponsored by: Historic Spanish Point
What: Baila Miller will present the captivating story of Mrs. Bertha Palmer and the World Colombian Exposition in Chicago, IL, and her role in shaping arts and culture throughout the United States and the world.
Where and When: Historic Spanish Point at 1 p.m.
For more information, click here.

The Changing Face of Men

April 27, 2020

Sponsored by: Tom Tryon and Florida Studio Theatre
What: Led by Tom Tryon (Former Opinion Editor of the Sarasota Herald-Tribune), this panel will discuss the changing role of men in today’s world and how we can all be better allies.
Where and When: FST’s Bowne Theatre Lab, 1265 1st Street, Sarasota, FL at 5 p.m.
For more information, contact Meg Gilbert.

Gallery Walk and Talk: Special Exhibition of Photography

April 30, 2020

Who:  The Ringling
What: Christopher Jones, Curator of Photography and Media Art, will discuss a special exhibition of images of women by women artists. The tour will explore the various motivations and perspectives that inform the photographs on display.
Where and When: The Ringling, Searing Wing at 6 p.m.
Admission: Tickets are free with Museum Admission and are available for pick-up on the day of the program. Please note: tickets are limited.
For more information, click here.

May, 2020

Suffragist Project Commissioned Playwrights in Residence

May 2020

Sponsored by: Florida Studio Theatre and The National Endowment for the Arts
What: Florida Studio theatre has commissioned four playwrights—Rachel Lynett, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Mark St. Germain, and Sandy Rustin—to write new plays that share women’s voices and address voting rights of the past, present, and future. The playwrights will be in residence at Florida Studio Theatre to further develop their work. A small, invited audience will attend readings of the plays and participate in open discussions about each piece.
More information coming in Spring 2020.

Are voting rights still in question?

May 6, 2020

Sponsored by: Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida and UN Women USA Gulf Coast Chapter
What: Join us for a screening of the award-winning film Suffragette, starring Carey Mulligan and Meryl Streep, then stay for wine and cheese and a lively discussion about voting and women’s rights today. The discussion will be led by Planned Parenthood CEO Stephanie Fraim and UN Women USA Gulf Coast Chapter President Scott Osborne.
Where and When: Planned Parenthood, 736 Central Ave, Sarasota, FL at 5:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.

Gallery Walk and Talk: Suffragists in the Circus

May 11, 2020

Sponsored: The Ringling
What: Jennifer Lemmer Posey, Tibbals Curator of Circus, will discuss intersections between the circus and the suffragist movement.  Participants will visit an exhibition of historical circus posters and then have the opportunity to examine other related archival materials.
Where and When: The Ringling, Tibbals Learning Center entrance, at 10:30 a.m.
Admission: Tickets are free with Museum Admission and are available for pick-up on the day of the program. Please note: tickets are limited.
For more information, click here.

20th Century Women Who Shaped Arts & Culture

May 12, 2020

Sponsored by: Historic Spanish Point
What: Baila Miller presents Gertrude Stein's legacy and her influence on the Paris arts scene during its "Luminous" years.
Where and When: Historic Spanish Point at 1 p.m.
For more information, click here.

100 Years of Women in the Visual Arts

May 12 to June 5, 2020

Sponsored by: ArtCenter Manatee
What: An exhibit that highlights the achievements of women as the nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, granting the right to vote for women in our country. Join us as we celebrate women's progress through the years.
Where and When: The opening reception is on May 14th from 5-7 p.m.. The public is welcome. There will be complimentary wine, beer, and appetizers.
For more information, click here.

Gallery Walk and Talk: Special Exhibition of Photography

May 13, 2020

Sponsored by: The Ringling
What: Christopher Jones, Curator of Photography and Media Art, will discuss a special exhibition of images of women by women artists. The tour will explore the various motivations and perspectives that inform the photographs on display.
Where and When: The Ringling, Searing Wing at 6 p.m.
Admission: Tickets are free with Museum Admission and are available for pick-up on the day of the program. Please note: tickets are limited.
For more information, click here

Transforming Women's Lives: Beyond the Vote

May 16, 2020

Sponsored by: ArtCenter Manatee
What: Jane Plitt, an author, former business leader, and Executive Director for the National Organization of Women will speak on Women’s Suffrage and Women's Economic Empowerment & Expression.
Where and When: Arts Center Manatee at 1 p.m.
For more information, click here.

June, 2020

Voices Unbound: Three Centuries of Women in Music

June 2020

Sponsored by: Sarasota Orchestra
What: Sarasota Music Festival Music Director Jeffrey Kahane has created “Voices Unbound; Celebrating Three Centuries of Women in Music” within the 2020 Sarasota Music Festival.
The 2020 Sarasota Music Festival will continue to focus on training emerging young artists, presenting iconic and traditional works while this year, also having a through line of highlighting women in music including the likes of Clara Schumann, Amy Beach, and Joan Tower to name a few. 
As part of the project, the Sarasota Music Festival will welcome to Sarasota several women composers.  Each will play an active role in guiding the performance of their respective works and participate in other activities during the three-week Festival.
Where and When: June, 2020. Further details to be announced.
For more information, click here.

July, 2020

American Fanfare: A Concert

July 4, 2020

Sponsored by: Choral Artists of Sarasota County
What: Celebrate the Fourth of July in high style with a special evening featuring the Sarasota Concert Band. Under the direction of Joseph Holt, the Choral Artists will perform a tribute to history’s patriotic women, highlighting the songs of the suffragist leaders.
Where and When: Sarasota Opera House at 4 p.m.
For more information, click here.

The Suffragist Project: An Exhibition Celebrating Women’s Rights

July 16, 2020

Sponsored by: Art Center Sarasota
What: An exhibition in all four galleries that is juried and curated by women. All genders are welcome to submit work for this national call to artists that speaks to the progress women have made in the last 100 years.
Where and When: The opening reception is on July 16, 2020 from 5-7 p.m.. It is free and open to the public. No registration is needed.
For more information, click here.

20th Century Women Who Shaped Arts & Culture

July 21, 2020

Sponsored by: Historic Spanish Point
What: Baila Miller presents the significant life and art of Georgia O'Keefe, the "Mother of American Modernism."
Where and When: Historic Spanish Point at 1 p.m.
For more information, click here

Famous Women Composers of History -  That You’ve Never Heard

July 28, 2020

Sponsored by: Artist Concert Series of Sarasota
What: This 75 minute program will start at 11 a.m. and feature two female singers plus two female pianists. Their performance will feature music by composers such as: Louise Farrenc, Clara Schumann, Fanny Mendelssohn, Alma Mahler, and Amy Beach.
Where and When: Details are forthcoming
For more information, contact Meg Gilbert.

August, 2020

Dangerous Ladies Festival

August 14-16, 2020

Sponsored by: Florida Studio Theatre and The National Endowment for the Arts
What: FST has commissioned four brand new plays from Rachel Lynett, Jacqueline Goldfinger, Mark St. Germain, and Sandy Rustin — whose voices bring to life the spirit of the women who fought for the 19th Amendment. Join us for a weekend festival of these new play readings.
When and Where: Across Florida Studio Theatre’s Campus.
Details are forthcoming, for more information contact Meg Gilbert.

20th Century Women Who Shaped Arts & Culture

August 18, 2020

Sponsored by: Historic Spanish Point
What: Baila Miller presents an in-depth look into the intriguing and heartbreaking life and works of Frida Kahlo in this 90 minute lecture.
Where and When: Historic Spanish Point at 1 p.m.
For more information, click here.

The 100th Anniversary Commemoration: Closing Celebration of The Suffragist Project

August 20, 2020

Sponsored by: Florida Studio Theatre and the National Endowment for the Arts
What: Join the Mayor of Sarasota and dignitaries in honoring this groundbreaking date. The country’s greatest suffragist speeches are performed in Dangerous Ladies, an original presentation created by Kate Alexander and Meg Gilbert, in collaboration with the country’s top actors. Dinner is optional.
Where and When: FST’s Gompertz Theatre, 1265 1st Street Sarasota. Further details are forthcoming.
For more information, contact Meg Gilbert.

Suffragist Teas

August 21- 22, 2020

Sponsored by: Manatee Village Historical Park
What: Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment with Manatee Village Historical Park. Staff will discuss how tea rooms influenced the Women’s Suffrage Movement while tea and pastries are served in a historic 1910 home.
Where and When: Charms of Leffingwell, 905 Leffingwell Ave, Ellenton, FL at 11 a.m.
Admission: $22. Will go on sale May 2020.
For more information, click here.

Marie Selby. Image courtesy of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
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