Author: Director

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...

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...

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

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...

Family History Workshop

The next Family History Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, May 23 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the museum. Weldon Mersiovsky will be on hand to assist with your research and answer all your questions. The registration fee is $15 per person or $25 per couple, which will be...

Museum Workday

A workday is scheduled for May 16, beginning at 9:00 a.m. Focus of the work will be cleaning the grounds and buildings in preparation for the Serbin Homecoming Picnic. The area around the Kilian Building needs some attention after all the construction activity of the past year. If you can...

Kilian Building Dedication and General Membership Meeting

The Texas Wendish Heritage Society is pleased to invite folks to attend a dedication of our newly remodeled Kilian Building on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Dedication activities will begin at 2:00 pm and will be followed by the general membership meeting. Refreshments will be provided by TWHS, so please plan...

The 2015 Wendish History and Knowledge Extravaganza (WHKE)!

Want to learn more about Texas Wendish history? Join us for a wonderful day of fellowship on 14 March to learn of the latest findings in Wendish research! Presenters include: David Goeke, Kathe Richards, Dan Carter, Ken Kesselus (Bastrop County historian), Dr. David Zersen, Wilbert Noack, and Weldon...

2015 Wendish History and Knowledge Extravaganza

A Wendish History and Knowledge Extravaganza is scheduled for Saturday, March 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Kilian Building at the Museum complex. Registration is $30 per person or $50 per couple and will include lunch and break time snacks. The schedule is still in...