Calendar of Events

Upcoming events

    • October 16, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292
    Betty Intagliata Fall Lecture Series-
    Focusing on Venice and Sarasota County History

    October 16, 2018.  7 PM.  Program:  "Bertha Palmer:  Queen of Chicago and Legendary Woman of Sarasota County."  Presented by Kate Holmes.  Kate has been a Sarasota County resident for over 20 years and has interpreted Bertha Palmer as a living history presentation to over 100 groups throughout the County.  She credits her involvement with Historic Spanish Point for giving her a framework for educating and entertaining residents and visitors alike about the remarkable Mrs. Palmer.  Kate serves on the Advisory Board of the Historical Society of Sarasota County from whom she was given the title "Volunteer of the Year" for her many speaking engagements.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

    • November 27, 2018
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    Betty Intagliata Fall Lecture Series-

    Focusing on Venice and Sarasota County History

    November 27, 2018.  7 PM.  Program: "Kentucky Military Institute:  126 Years of Its History, Including the Venice Years."  Presented by Larry Humes, KMI Graduate.  Larry R. Humes  is a 1965 graduate of Kentucky Military Institute.  During his four-decade career, he worked mostly in journalism and higher education marketing and communication.  Larry wrote for newspapers throughout Florida, and he also served as editor of The Greentree Gazette, a bi-monthly national magazine targeting higher education administrators.  He managed communications for the University of Florida and Rollins College before spending the last decade of his career as a marketing and communications consultant to higher education.  Larry wrote a mystery novel titled Bridge to Nowhere which was published in 1980.



    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

    • January 15, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    January 15, 2019.  7 PM.  "Paleo-Indian Artifacts at Warm Mineral and Little Salt Springs and Their Importance."  Presented by Steve Koski, Sarasota County Archaeologist.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

    • February 19, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    February 19, 2019.  7 PM.  "Calusa Native-Americans."
    Presented by Cindy Bear, Coordinator:  Programs and Services, Randell Research Center, Calusa Heritage Trail, Pineland, Florida.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

    • March 19, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club, 499 Derbyshire Dr. Venice, FL 34285

    VAHS Buffet Luncheon and Annual Meeting

    March 19, 2019

    Pelican Pointe Golf and Country Club
    499 Derbyshire Dr. Venice, FL 34285

    AGENDA-TBA


    *VAHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and has registered with the State of Florida to solicit contributions.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN (800-435-7352) OR OUTSIDE (850-410-3800) FLORIDA.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Ch 32089
    • March 26, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    *March 26, 2019. 7 PM.   "The Seminole Wars: America's Longest Indian Conflict."  Presented by authors John and Mary Lou Missall.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

    • April 16, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    April 16, 2019. 7 PM.   "Past, Present and Future: The Seminoles." 
    Presented by David Scheidecker:  Research Coordinator, Tribal Historic Preservation Office, Seminole Tribe of Florida.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

    • May 18, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • 303 E. Venice Ave. Venice, FL 34285
    Details-TBA
    • May 21, 2019
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

    *May 21, 2019. 7 PM.  "7000 Year-Old Underwater Burial Site off Manasota Key."  Presented by John McCarthy:  Executive Director of Gulf Coast Heritage Association and Historic Spanish Point, Osprey, FL.


    The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.


    Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice (UUCOV) is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice, on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.

VAHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and has registered with the State of Florida to solicit contributions.  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM OR BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN (800-435-7352) OR OUTSIDE (850-410-3800) FLORIDA.  REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Ch 32089

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