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Tours

Plan to spend several hours in Serbin to see the exhibits in the Peter Building and St. Paul Building, see the Mertink and Kurio log cabins, stroll through the St. Paul cemetery, and visit the historic St. Paul Lutheran Church. We will happily schedule a group tour of...

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Floppy Dolls – The Funniest Troupe of the Lausitz

The Sorbian-German-Peruvian theater band “Floppy Dolls” is a rock, pop, funky and weird ensemble, all at the same time. Their program is entitled: The best band in the world on a world tour! The rock-pop-folk-country mix is as twisted, flashy and charming as the band itself. The Floppy...

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Cowboy Tom or the Pants Pocket Adventure

A performance with puppets based on the Sorbian children’s book by Benno Budar – Stage version by Madleńka Šołćic On the last day of school, Jan draws a cowboy and puts the picture into his pocket. In the schoolyard, the Cowboy suddenly comes to life from the drawing....

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27th Annual Wendish Fest

September 27, 2015 Serbin, Texas – at the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum Complex and historic St. Paul Lutheran Church – one of the Painted Churches of Texas. A fun, family oriented day featuring and offering traditional Wendish foods (including homemade Wendish noodles), folklife demonstrations & exhibits, competitions, children’s...

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The Puppet Theatre at the German-Sorbian Volkstheater Bautzen

Founded in 1961 at the suggestion of the Domowina (Sorbian League), this organisation of Lusatian Sorbs is the puppet (marionette) stage of the “Serbske ludowe dźiwadło” (Sorbian People’s Theatre). Initially, it played marionettes for children, and had no permanent home. In 1963, the two Bautzen theaters unified into...

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Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship Program (2015-2016)

We are pleased to announce the Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship program sponsored by The Texas Wendish Heritage Society. Scholarships will be awarded in various increments according to funds raised by application submission deadline to students of Wendish descent who are currently enrolled in a trade school, college, or...

St. Paul Serbin first grade students celebrate Ptači kwas 0

Ptači kwas / Bird’s Wedding

Presented By Students at St. Paul Lutheran Serbin The age-old Wendish custom called Ptači kwas (the Bird’s Wedding) was presented by the students of St. Paul Lutheran School at Serbin on Sunday, January 25, 2015. Ptači kwas is celebrated annually on January 25th in the Lusatia region of...

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27th Annual Wendish Fest, September 27

Mark your calendars and plan to help us celebrate our 27th Annual Wendish Fest on Sunday, September 27. The event is just around the corner, and we will have with us a variety of entertainers. The La Grange High School German Club will be our featured performers that...

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44th Annual Texas Folklife Festival

June 13-14, 2015 The 2015 Texas Folklife Festival will be held during June 13-14 on the grounds of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures. We will have a booth at the festival, as we have had for many years, thanks to Ron Knippa...

Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship Program

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society is proud to announce that we will award scholarships of up to $500 to students of Wendish descent who are enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school for the 2015 – 2016 school year. Applicants and their parents must also be members of...

Noodle Ladies making the first batch in the newly remodeled KIlian building 0

Volunteer Corner

This month we are featuring our “NOODLE MAKERS AND FLUFFERS”! We have sold and shipped hundreds of pounds of noodles since our NOODLE VOLUNTEERS have had the pleasure of working in the new Kilian Building facility. Since the feature about TWHS and our “NOODLE LADY” aired on Texas Country Reporter, these volunteers have become...