Begin at the Florida Maritime Museum, 4415 119th St. W., Cortez, for a brief tour on the history of Cortez, followed by a walking tour of the historic village on your journey to A.P. Bell Fish House, 4600 124th St. W., Cortez. There, join A.P. Bell owner, and fourth generation Cortezian, Karen Bell for a behind the scenes tour of the fish house. Discover how the fish are caught, what happens to them once they are brought back, and the day to day operations.
The tour is open to the public and will be offered on the third Thursday from January through April. The next one is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 21 from 10 a.m. to noon. The fee is $28 per person. Register in advance by visiting www.floridafolkschool.org
For a complete class schedule for The Folk School at Florida Maritime Museum, visit floridafolkschool.org.