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Viva Florida Events at Mission San Luis
Join a Mission San Luis archaeologist on Second Sundays for a tour of Tallahassee's only National Historic Landmark from an archaeological perspective. Learn how the site was excavated and what was discovered about the Apalachee and Spanish residents from the 17th century.
(Sunday, February 8, 2015 / Noon–4:00 pm)
Help Mission San Luis celebrate and share the love that its social media followers, members, volunteers, and the community have shown. Come out for Cupid's Archery School, scavenger hunts, valentine-making, a photo booth, and more! This year also join us for Theater with a Mission's imaginative dramatic highlights of an American Indian/Spanish betrothal and wedding set in 1703. "Like" Mission San Luis on Facebook for FREE admission to this event!
(Sat March 14, 2015: 10 am–4 pm)
Come experience colorful pageantry and blackpowder musket and cannon fire at Mission San Luis' fort, Castillo de San Luis. Enjoy the opportunity to learn about the world of Spanish soldiers and Apalachee warriors at Spanish Florida's western capital.
(October 3, 2015: 10 am–3 pm) FREE
(November 28, 2015: 10 am–4 pm)
See demonstrations of traditional food preparation by historical interpreters in period dress. Visitors can observe outdoor cooking with native and European plants from the site's gardens and fields. There will be demonstrations of meat and fish smoking on the barbacoa as well as activities for children. Learn how people and foods from the New and Old Worlds came together to create a cross-cultural cuisine.