Annual Events / Programs
Annual Sponsored Events
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Hands-On Adult Archaeology Camp: Discovering Weedon Islandís Ancient Past
Experience hands-on archaeology at Weedon Island Preserve with the Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE). Work with professional archaeologists and researchers to uncover clues about the culture and lifeways of the early people who inhabited the Tampa Bay region. You will assist AWIARE researchers in excavation, recording data, screening sediment, and the collection and analysis of artifacts, bone, and samples. Note that all Covid-19 precautions will be in place with active screening daily.
More information and registration are available on the AWIARE website .
Archaeology Lectures Series
Sponsored by Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society
Join the Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society (CGCAS) in partnership with the Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE) for this annual lecture series spanning diverse archaeological topics pertaining to the peoples who proceeded us here in Florida and the artifacts they left behind.
This 2020-21 series will be virtual. More information is available on the CGCAS website .
Sponsored by Friends of Weedon Island Preserve
Organized by UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant, Salty Topics is a marine research speaker series that explores a variety of marine subjects and how they relate to Tampa Bay.
Florida Stories is a literary series that highlights authors from around the Sunshine State who tell stories of Florida's unique people, places, history, and culture. Authors will discuss one of their latest works and sign books for attendees. This series is free of charge through generous funding provided by the Friends of Weedon Island.
Ongoing Weedon Programs & Classes
Wee-Time at Weedon
Sponsored by our Volunteers