Gainesville150! And Y-Not Theatre Present History Hunt in Depot Park

Who: 

Produced by the City of Gainesville and Y-Not! Theatre with celebrity emcees E. Stanley Richardson and Storm Roberts

 

What: 

The Gainesville150! History Hunt is an engaging trivia race that journeys through 150 years of Gainesville history. Contestant teams receive clues and seek out actors stationed throughout Depot Park portraying key figures and events from each of the City’s 15 decades.

 

When:

Sunday, November 3, 2019

Team competition goes from 1 – 3 p.m. and a non-competitive round goes from 3 – 5 p.m.

 

Where: 

Depot Park / 874 SE 4th Street / Gainesville, FL 32601

 

Why: 

On of the signature events of the Gainesville150! anniversary, the History Hunt will provide an opportunity to increase community pride as teams engage in a collaborative competition centered around some of the city’s historical events and locations.

 

Sponsored By:

Gainesville Regional Utilities, the Dharma Foundation and Premier Event Co.

 

Gainesville150! History Hunt is a free, family-friendly event at Depot Park on Sunday, November 3 to have fun while learning about Gainesville’s history. The entire park and surrounding areas will be the boundary for the interactive game. The competition round begins at 1 p.m. and the non-competitive round begins at 3 p.m. Put together your team of two to five people and pre-register on eventbrite at https://tinyurl.com/gnvHistoryHunt. If you don’t have a team, we will pair you with other history hunters or just come to the park and watch. There will be food trucks and a kids zone.

 

Gainesville150! History Hunt is a special opportunity for the entire community to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the City’s incorporation. For more information about Gainsville150! visit the website https://gainesville150.org/

 

Contact:     

Nicole Yucht

Gainesville150! Project Coordinator

nyucht@gmail.com