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OBHS Florida History and Cultural Festival
April 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Ormond Beach Historical Society is hosting their 2022-2023 live Speaker Series program during the Ormond Beach Historical Society’s Florida History and Cultural Festival, including several museums, authors, artists, and historical artifact collectors and exhibitors. The festival occurs from 10 am-2 pm on April 1. At 12 pm, Diane Jacoby tells the story in period dress of the life of elegant 16th Spanish noblewoman, Dona de Maria de Menendez, illegitimate daughter of Don Pedro Menendez de Aviles.
Diane Jacoby is a historical dramatist who writes, researches, and performs one woman shows throughout the country. She co-founded The Double Trouble Theatre Co. specializing in 16th century Spanish Comedia, murder mysteries, and ghost theatre.
This program is free. Free parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building, and the handicap entrance is at the rear of the building. Funding is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Community Project Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Ormond Beach Historical Society. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
April 1 @ 10:00 am -
April 1 @ 2:00 pm