BOB STONE
Cattle Ranching in Florida: Five Centuries of Tradition

A folklorist and media-producer based in Gainesville, Bob Stone will be our last speaker. His multi-media presentation explores and celebrates all aspects of Florida cattle ranching traditions from the colonial period to the 21st century, including; Cracker whips, unique ranch gates, swamp cabbage and other foodways, cowboy church, Cracker funerals, Seminole ranchers, roping and branding, Florida rodeo culture, side-splitting cowboy poetry, feisty cow-dogs, and much more.

When: April 26, 2018
Doors open at 6:30; program starts at 7:00
Where: Sarasota Garden Club 1131 Blvd. of the Arts Sarasota, FL
Cost: Free to members; $5 non-members
For reservations, call 941-361-2453 or e-mail info@foschc.org
Light refreshments will be available

This program is sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council with funds from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.

2018 FLORIDA HUMANITIES COUNCIL SPEAKERS’ SERIES – April 26