City of Gulfport Nostalgic Birthday Bash
Come on home to Gulfport’s 102nd Birthday Bash on Saturday, October 6th from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. And what better way to celebrate than to have a good old fashion Gulfport Birthday party at the Gulfport Historical Museum?
At 10 a.m., opening ceremonies in the front of the Gulfport Museum, will include a dedication of three crepe myrtles and a plaque to the late Mary Atkinson, who devoted much of her life to Gulfport and many local organizations, including the Historical Society.
Also in Scout Hall, if you are an antique buff, this event is for you. If you think you have an heirloom of worth from great Auntie Mable, bring it to Scout Hall from 1-3 p.m. It is $5 per item or 3 items for $10. These proceeds help with the funding of the museum. If you or someone you know is an antique appraiser, the Historical Society is looking for folks to donate a few hours of their time for appraisal, please call 727-321-5705.
The Gulfport Historical Society is inviting artists, crafters and collectables to show their wares (all art medias invited) in Chase Park. Cost for 10 x 10 space is a remarkable $10, but space is limited. No electric available. Please call Diane at 727-465-3460 or Miki at 727-321-5705 to reserve space promptly.
Children can sign up for Chalk Art Contest which begins at noon and judging will start at 2 p.m. Free inflatable kids obstacle course and inflatables will be available throughout the event. You can take a guided trolley tour of Old Gulfport and try your hand at the popular Mullet toss (we dare you). The traditional Worthington (7th generation Gulfportians) fish fry dinner is a “must try” experience. Celebrate Gulfport’s 102nd Birthday with a free piece of cake at 3 p.m.
During this event, take an inside tour of the Gulfport Historical museum and pick up your brand new Historical Society Gulfport Calendar. It is a bonus 15 month calendar with a host of Gulfport events from October 2012 – December 2013. Calendars will be ready for purchase for $5 at the Birthday Bash, so be sure to get your calendar or call the Gulfport Historical Museum at 727-327-0505 to secure your order.
So experience old time Gulfport charm and meet new friends at the City of Gulfport’s 102nd Birthday Bash at the Gulfport Historical Museum at 5301 28th Avenue S. on Saturday, October 6th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information on this event, please contact 727-