Category Archives: Benefit Fundraiser

The Farmer and Artisans Market

Operated by the Non-Profit Punta Gorda Historical Society Fresh Produce     –     Fresh Fish Angus Beef, Sausages, Pies and other butcher products   Specialty foods like Fresh Mushrooms, Honey Jams, pickles, olives, oil and vinegar and MORE!   Kettlecorn and other … Continue reading

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WOW! It’s Easter Already

Easter comes early this year but the Easter Bunny and Punta Gorda Historical Society are ready for it. This year the Easter Egg Hunt will be held as usual at the History Park at 501 Shreve Street in Punta Gorda … Continue reading

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History in Motion Tour This Weekend

This weekend the Punta Gorda Historical society is sponsoring a guided bus tour of Punta Gorda.  Tickets are $15 individually or two for $25. Please join us for this fascinating peek into the past as the bus takes you through … Continue reading

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The Annual Home Tour

This weekend is the annual home tour benefitting the Punta Gorda Historical Society.  The cost is $15 per person and tickets in the form of a tour guide are available at any of the sites along the tour. All of … Continue reading

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Casino Night

The Punta Gorda Woman’s Club was the site of the Casino Night as a fundraiser to benefit the Train Depot. There were a variety of games including Blackjack, Roulette, Craps, Poker and indoor horse racing.  All the stakes and winnings were … Continue reading

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The Cotton Club Speakeasy at the Woman’s Club

Sunday November 27 was the day the Woman’s Club was turned into the 1920’s Cotton Club.  The front doors were secured and the only entrance was by the “Green Door” on the side.     Machine Gun Kelly checked credentials and … Continue reading

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The Quednau-Hindman House Move

The details of the move are covered in the blog for the Quednau-Hindman Project.  But, that wasn’t all that was going on.  While the move was taking place, the Historical Society set up in the park to receive it.  It … Continue reading

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