Events for 2013
Every 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month - Visit the Museum of Geneva History, open from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, located next door to the Geneva Community Center on 1st Street. Come visit, admission is free.
February 2, 2012 - Geneva Bus Tour - The 13th Annual Geneva Historic Bus Tour is a 90 minute narrated tour that takes place on a comfortable tour bus as it winds its way through historic Geneva. While looking at pictures of how Geneva used to be, you then see the historic locations and structures that still exist. There are two tours - - 9:30 AM OR 11:30 AM and the tours begin and end at the Geneva Community Center. Seats are a $10 donation per person. (Children on laps go free.) Call 407-947-4412 or email GenevaBusTour@aol.com and leave your name, phone number, number of people, and the bus time you desire. You will receive a return call (or return email) for confirmation. The busses fill up quickly each year, so donít delay. Benefits Geneva Historical Society. Museum open from 9:00 to 11:30 - free. Come early or stay later to enjoy the Annual Pancake Breakfast - see below.
February 2, Saturday -The annual Geneva Pancake Breakfast takes place in the Geneva Community Center from 8:30 to 11:30 AM. Relax over breakfast with your Geneva neighbors! Come enjoy pancakes, sausage, orange juice and coffee for a modest $5 per person donation. The Geneva Historical Society which will also be selling its books, T-shirts, prints, etc. Come have breakfast, meet your neighbors, and then tour the Geneva Museum free from 9:00 - 11:30 AM. No reservations needed. You do not have to go on the bus tour to enjoy the Pancake Breakfast. Benefits Geneva's Boy Scout Troop.
March 16, Saturday - The Geneva Historical Society's first Geneva Hidden Gem's Car and Buggy Show will be exciting. It will feature a unique tour of private vehicle collections in the Geneva area. There will be Buggies & Buggy Ancestors, 1795-1920; Model T Fords, 1909-1927; Antique Classic & Collector Cars 1906-1999; over 175 vehicles. The day will go from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and price includes lunch. Go to Geneva Hidden Gems for more information and registration form.
May 4, Saturday - Start your Saturday at the Geneva Historical Society's Annual May Day Picnic & Annual Meeting at Fort Lane Park (off Jungle Road) beginning around 11:00 AM. Come join us for an old-fashioned fish fry with some music on the side. Members free. Guests - $7 for a dinner. Bring a side dish or dessert that is large enough for your family. The Society will provide the meat and drink.
October 29, Tuesday - The Geneva Historical & Genealogical Society is hosting a General Membership Meeting in the recreated "Pattishall Store" at the Geneva Community Center, 1st Street, Geneva at 7:00 PM. Please join us for a fun evening reliving the past and planning for the future. Meet some "old-timers" and maybe win a prize. Free refreshments. Children are welcome. Grand prize to the member bringing in the most new members.
November 2, Saturday Ė Donít miss the new tradition of the Geneva Cemetery Tour: Lanternlight Under A New Moon. This, the fourth tour, begins promptly at 6:30 PM and will last a little over an hour. Follow your Lantern Leader through the Geneva Cemetery to the final resting places of some of Genevaís long-departed citizens. This year, those you will personally meet are Georgia Pattishall, Edson Goit, Claire Harrison Brown, Mayme Sieg, and Arnold Baxter. Admission is free but a donation to the Geneva Historical Society is always appreciated. Bring a flashlight to assist you on your return to your car at the end. The cemetery is located at the end of Cemetery Rd., off 1st Street in Geneva.
December 14 & 21, Saturdays - Need some neat Geneva Christmas gifts? The Geneva Historical Society will be having its annual Historical Society Post Office Sale. We will be selling books on the history of Geneva, photo books, new book on the story of Geneva's Lincoln Conspiracy Connection, Geneva T-shirts S-XXL, new Geneva pink / green hoodies, new Geneva Village Homemaker Cookbooks, old-fashioned stocking stuffer toys, pen & ink or watercolor Geneva prints, etc. We will be under the tree at the Geneva Post Office from 9:00 to 11:00 AM. Get those last minute gifts for your Geneva loved ones.
Home Page History Genealogy Museum Books, T-Shirts, etc.