Art in the Archives Paint Night – January 10, 2018

Join us for an Art in the Archives themed paint night on January 10, 2018 from 5:30PM – 8:00PM. Take a private, after hours tour of the Osceola County History Museum and ALL NEW Historical Health: Hospitals and Cure-Alls themed temporary exhibit. Art supplies, snacks and sips will be provided.

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Stepping in Time to the Music

Toe tapping and finger snapping aren’t usually something you’d do at an exhibit opening, unless that opening is about music, or in our case, the bands of Osceola County. At the opening reception we welcomed former band director, Larry O’Grady, who spoke about his days at Denn John and Osceola High School. The reception guests were also treated to a performance by a few of the members of OHS drum line

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Celebrating Osceola’s Marching Bands

Most hear the phrase “marching band” and automatically associate it with high schools. However, the roots of marching bands are actually in military bands. Even today, high school marching bands bear a strong resemblance to the military bands of the past with their brightly colored uniforms and the plumes in their hats. Another contributing factor to high school bands is local town bands.

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