Dine with the Departed: March 7, 2020

Dine with the Departed: March 7, 2020

Meet some of Osceola County’s passed influential citizens at Dine with the Departed on March 7, 2020, from 6 to 9 p.m. During the evening, guests will enjoy a dinner catered by Outback Steakhouse of St. Cloud, bid on silent and live auction items, and take lantern-lit tours through the cemetery where they will meet and hear the stories of some of Osceola County’s former […]

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The history of gingerbread

The history of gingerbread

Gingerbread, believed to have been brought to Europe by returning crusaders at the end of the 11thcentury, was tasty and the ginger helped preserve the bread. French legend says it was brought to Europe in 992 by the Armenian monk Gregory of Nicopolis. Professional baker guilds comprised only of gingerbread bakers were formed and gingerbread baking developed into an acknowledged profession. During the 17thcentury, only […]

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Antiques & Appraisal Fair

Antiques & Appraisal Fair

DATE: May 18, 2019TIME: 9 am to 1 pmLOCATION: Pioneer Village at Shingle Creek 2491 Babb Road, Kissimmee Dig out your old family treasures and bring them to our first Antiques & Appraisal Fair on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Pioneer Village. Professional antique dealers will provide verbal appraisals. Tickets are $15 for 1 item; $30 for 2 items; $40 for three items. Tickets include admission […]

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Minnie L. “Mama” Greggs

Minnie L. “Mama” Greggs

The only child of Nathaniel and Elizabeth Williams, Minnie was born in Ocala on March 6, 1890.  Following the death of her father during a circus high wire act, Minnie moved to Kissimmee with her mother in 1903.  Minnie stopped attending school upon arriving in Kissimmee when a doctor said if she were “confined to school, she would go blind” due to an unknown condition she’d had […]

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