Friday, January 21, 2011

Pioneer memorial & history tour

Join us tomorrow (Sat, 1/22) at Greenwood Cemetery in downtown Orlando for a wreath-laying ceremony to honor Will Wallace Harney, the man who built the original Pine Castle.

The ceremony will be followed by a walking tour led by sexton Don Price.

The event begins at noon.

For more information/directions, email

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Tweeting about Pioneer Days

Will Wallace Harney has (posthumously?!) established a Twitter account. Follow his tweets at .

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Tune in to American Variety Radio next week.

Several local NPR stations will be airing an interview featuring two Pine Castle pioneer descendants: Kelly Kramer Weekley and Billy Morgan.

In Orlando, tune in to WMFE (90.7) this Sunday (12/12) at 4:30pm.

In Melbourne, tune in to WFIT (89.5) this Sunday (12/12) at 7:30am.

And, in Fort Pierce, tune in to WQCS (88.9) next Wednesday (12/15) at 9:30am.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Web site working group

Daniel Morgan Construction hosted a workshop in their offices at 1603 South Bumby Avenue today.

The goal was to update the festival website.

If YOU have any suggestions for updates, additions, or corrections, please email

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Cracker Christmas!

If anyone is interested in attending the festivities at Fort Christmas this weekend, a group from Pioneer Days is planning on going to scout for vendors and demonstrators.

Interested in joing us? Meet us at Sharon's Place on South Orange Avenue at 8am today. Or, email for other rendezvous points.

We need recruits to fill up booth space!

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Another busy afternoon!

The Pine Castle Women's Club hosted back-to-back meetings in their clubhouse at 5901 South Orange Avenue this afternoon.

Beginning at 1:30pm, Lydia Pisano chaired a parade committee meeting.

This was followed at 3pm by a general planning session.

For more information on how YOU can get involved with planning our next festival, please email