Carnival Glass Exhibit & Presentation - The Palmetto Historical Park and Manatee Agricultural Museum is sponsoring a free presentation, “Carnival Glass – The Magic and the Mystery,” on Saturday, November 21st, 1:00 PM in the Carnegie Library, 515 10th Ave. West, Palmetto. The program’s title is based upon a book authored by Glen & Stephen Thistlewood. Presenters Norman Bauer, Carl Chapman and J.R. Leach, officers of the Tampa Bay Carnival Glass Club, will speak about the history of Carnival Glass, aspects of collecting the glass, and will have time for questions and answers. Examples of the glass will be available for viewing and attendees may bring a maximum of two pieces of Carnival Glass to the presentation for identification and valuation. Seating is limited, reservations are required. In addition, an exhibit of Carnival Glass will be on display in the Carnegie Library and Agricultural Museum from November 13th through January 5th. To make reservations, call 721-2034.
Manatee County Agricultural Hall of Fame - Since 1967, prominent agriculturists have been annually inducted into the local Hall of Fame as a way to honor them for their past or current achievements and contributions to Manatee County agriculture. Explore who these folks are by watching the digital version of the Hall of Fame, browsing through scrapbooks, or viewing their portraits and biographical information in the Museum's Library.