Tavares will host the grand opening of the Tavares History Museum from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 27, at the Tavares Train Station at Wooton Park, 305 E. Ruby St., Tavares.
The public is invited to see the contributions of the Tavares Historical Society in showcasing the city’s rich past and in preserving the future. City officials will be in attendance at the museum’s opening, including Mayor Amanda Boggus, Vice-Mayor Lou Buigas, Tavares City Council members Walter B. Price, Troy Singer, Lori Pfister, and city staffers.
The event will feature an appearance by Richard Lee Cronin, author of “Tavares: Darling of Orange County, Birthplace of Lake County,” and music by guitarist Brian Hayes.
The new museum’s regular hours of operation will be 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. (It will be closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day).
For additional information about the museum, call Debby Blias at 352.742.6319.