Antiques & Appraisal Fair: June 27

Antiques & Appraisal Fair: June 27

Do you have treasures buried in your attic? Have you ever wondered how much that watch from your great-grandmother is worth? Gather your family heirlooms and bring them to Osceola History’s second annual Antiques and Appraisal Fair on June 27, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Osceola County Welcome Center & History Museum. The event will coincide with the opening of the […]

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Wine 101 Class: Feb 21, 2020

Wine 101 Class: Feb 21, 2020

Osceola History will present a “Wine 101” class on Friday, February 21 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the History Museum in Kissimmee. During the two-hour introductory class, wine educator Randi Bergman will cover the basics of wine conversation, including how wine is made, the process of tasting (with samples) and how to read a wine list. “Decoding the language of wine can be both […]

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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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