GAB will be at the Matheson Museum on Sunday, September 21st

Celebrate Gainesville’s history at the Family FunDay at the Matheson Museum on Sunday, September 21, 2014 from 1-4 pm. This event commemorates the birthdays of Christopher and Sarah Matheson as well as the 20th anniversary of the Matheson Museum. The celebration will take place at the Matheson Museum and in the adjoining Sweetwater Park. This event will feature a “Paint Out” by members of the Gainesville Fine Arts Association, storytelling by Turbado Marabou, a presentation by the Mad Science Club of the University of Florida, an exhibition by the Gainesville Area Bee Club as well as a lesson and performances by the Gainesville Old-Time Dance Society. You can also browse the Matheson Museum’s new exhibition entitled The Matheson Museum Family Tree, which highlights the impact of Christopher and Sarah Matheson on the Gainesville community. Visitors will also have the opportunity to browse Matheson House and the Tison Tool Barn. The Matheson House is the second oldest house in Gainesville and the Tison Tool Barn is a collection of over 500 tools that tell the story of the industries that invented, and in many cases reinvented Gainesville. For more information call 352-378-2280 or email