For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Museum of Florida History Hosts Friday Night Turbo
On Friday, April 8, 2016, the Museum of Florida History hosts Friday Night Turbo, an evening of free family fun, including games and a showing of the hit DreamWorks movie Turbo on a giant outdoor screen. The event is one of the many planned events for the Museum’s newest exhibit, Sun, Sand, and Speed–Florida Auto Racing. The event takes place from 5:30 to 10:00 p.m.
“We encourage families, residents and visitors to come and enjoy the games and movie, and check out the fabulous exhibit,” said Secretary of State Ken Detzner. “We are excited to offer our community this unique opportunity to learn about the history of auto racing in Florida.”
Games include an oversized checkers board, giant tumble tower game, bean bag toss and two remote controlled race tracks. Event sponsor, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet, will have special cars on display as well.
The event, games, movie, and popcorn are all free. Drinks, candy, and hotdogs will be for sale. Picnic baskets are permitted. Guests are encouraged to bring their own chairs or blankets to enjoy a great evening of fun!
About the Museum of Florida History
The Museum of Florida History is part of the Florida Department of State's Office of External Affairs and is located in the R. A. Gray Building at 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday and holidays, noon to 4:30 p.m. Free parking is available in the garage next to the R. A. Gray Building.