Downstagers Present Tales of Old Mosquito County at Foosaner Art Museum March 19

MELBOURNE, FLA.— Museum Monday, a presentation of the Foosaner Art Museum, Florida Institute of Technology, presents the Downstagers in a performance of “Tales of Old Mosquito County” March 19, at 10 a.m., in the museum’s Harris Community Auditorium.Brevard’s ever-popular theatrical troupe features veteran actors Ed Baranowski, Gloria Dash, Jim Phillips and Marijane Zimmerman.

A mix of bits, skits and vignettes, “Tales of Old Mosquito County,” is the first real on-stage dramatization of Brevard County events and historical lore covering an era that stretches from the late 1800s to World War II. The audience can expect to be intrigued and amused at the characterization of the unfolding events and the real people who experienced them before there was air conditioning.

Museum Monday programs are free and open to the public, with light refreshments served. For additional information call 242-0737. The Foosaner Art Museum and Harris Community Auditorium is located at 1463 Highland Ave. in the Eau Gallie Arts District.

Museum Monday is a community outreach program that focuses on art and creativity in various forms. Sponsored by the Guild of the Foosaner Art Museum, the free programs are held in the Harris Community Auditorium at 10 a.m. on the third Monday, January through May. Light refreshments are served.

Museum Visitor Information
Location: 1463 Highland Ave. in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne,
(321) 242-0737Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday, 1 to 5 p.m.; and Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays are free all day.

Admission:Adults $5; seniors, children and students with I.D. $2; free for Museum members and for faculty, staff, and students of Florida Institute of Technology. Special rates and tours are available for groups of eight or more; schedule by calling Tina at (321) 242-0737 at least two weeks in advance.

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