Pedro Menendez de Avila 500th Birthday

Pedro Menéndez de Avilés’ 500th Birthday Bash!

When:
March 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
2019-03-02T11:00:00-05:00
2019-03-02T17:00:00-05:00
Where:
SANTA ELENA HISTORY CENTER
1501 BAY STREET
Cost:
10.00
Contact:
Santa Elena History Center
843-379-1550
Pedro Menéndez de Avilés' 500th Birthday Bash! @ SANTA ELENA HISTORY CENTER | Beaufort | South Carolina | United States

Save the date for a Spanish themed, family-friendly celebration of Pedro’s 500th birthday! Discover America’s Lost Century on a special Saturday at Santa Elena History Center, packed with special events commemorating founder Pedro Menéndez including …

Birthday Cake for all! ¤ Sangria Samples ¤ Special Presentations ¤ Classical Spanish Musicians ¤ Food Trucks ¤ Silent Auction & Raffles ¤ 16th C. Spanish Encampment ¤ Meet Pedro Menéndez ¤ New Exhibits interpreting earliest history ¤ Weapons Demonstrations ¤ Children’s Activities ¤ Birthday Card Decorating

~Tentative Schedule of Events~

11:30 Program- Dr. Larry Rowland
12:00 Program- Living History Performance “Story of Pedro Menéndez”
1:30 Music- Classical Guitar by Ulyana Machneva
2:00 Program- Eustace Conway from History Channel’s Mountain Men “Living off the Land”
3:00 Music- Early Instrument Demonstration
4:00 Music- Main Musical Performance by the Taylor Festival Choir of Charleston
Ongoing- Period Weapons Demonstrations will take place throughout the day in our living history encampment!

~Admission~

Admission Prices $10/adult, $5/child (7-17)
No cost for First Responders/Active Duty Military