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Holiday Concert Tribute to Veterans


A lovely evening was had by all in attendance at the Christmas Island Style Holiday Concert for veterans held at the Marco Island History Museum’s Rose Auditorium. Steve Stefanides, chair of Christmas Island Style welcomed veterans and guests. He thanked Coastal Breeze News for sponsoring the event and Classic Transportation for providing transportation to those unable to drive themselves. Keith Dameron introduced Malenda Trick and the portrait series she has done to commemorate the military careers of 20 local veterans. The series will be on exhibit at various locations, including Hodges University. Jim Lang, Commander of VFW Post 6370 called ... Read More »

Marco Island History Museum Events

Friday, November 11th   Field Trip to Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Seminole Museum.We leave the museum at 8:30 for the 10am tour which includes a video presentation, tour of the museum, outdoor tour of the boardwalk featuring activities of Seminoles and then lunch at Swap Water Café. Costs is $20 pp and please contact Jerry Masters at 394-3917 for further info. Tuesday, November 15th, 7PM – Rose History Auditorium Glenn Ford “A Life” by Peter Ford. “Glenn Ford was more then an accomplished and brilliant actor. He was a master at his craft: comedy, westerns, dramas, a film Nior, he did everything and I adored working with him” –  ... Read More »

Of history and humanness

By Tara O’Neill I recently slipped into the Marco Island History Museum for a peek at the Theodore Morris exhibit Florida Lost Tribes. It’s been up since January 20, and is so stunningly beautiful that I was ashamed not to have gone sooner – and shame doesn’t come easy to me, heck, I’m an artist. I’m not sure what I expected – I’ve seen so many renderings of historical figures that lack any sign of a life that once was – but I certainly wasn’t expecting what I found. As I moved from painting to painting I felt like I ... Read More »