Category: Announcements

Family History Workshop

The next chance for you to work on your own family history with expert guidance from Weldon Mersiovsky will be on Saturday, November 21 beginning at 9:00 a.m. in the Peter Building at the museum complex. Cost for the workshop is $15 per person or $25 per couple....

Quarterly Membership Meeting

Our annual Christmas party will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015 at the museum complex.  Following a brief business meeting and election of officers, the party will commence with a Christmas carol sing-along and lots of good refreshments. Bring a plate of your favorite holiday sweet or...

Volunteer Corner

Success for a nonprofit relies on the dedicated efforts of VOLUNTEERS. TWHS is blessed with men, women, young adults, and children who volunteer many hours to its many projects, programs and activities. Of great importance is WENDISH FEST. The number of people who volunteered in the planning, preparing...

27th Annual Wendish Fest on September 27

Mark your calendars and plan to join us on Sunday, September 27 for our “27th on the 27th”! The daylong event begins with church services at St. Paul Lutheran Church at 8:30 a.m. (English worship service) and 10:30 a.m. (German worship service) with Rev. Dr. Curtis P. Giese,...

Family History Workshop

We are offering another chance for you to work on your own family history with expert guidance from Weldon Mersiovsky, who has many years’ experience in conducting genealogy research. Cost for the workshop is $15 per person or $25 per couple. Bring a sack lunch, your laptop, and...

Quarterly Membership Meeting

Following a brief business meeting, we will continue the theme of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War as we hear from Walter Penk, acclaimed Veterans Administration researcher into Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Walter will share with us his knowledge of PTSD and its...

Volunteer Corner

We happily say Witajće k’nam to our newest volunteer, Chloe Jane Graefe. Chloe is eleven, lives near the Museum and is a very willing worker! Chloe enjoys being here at the Museum and likes meeting & greeting our visitors while she learns more about the ways of the...

44th Annual Texas Folklife Festival, June 13-14, 2015

Thank you again to Ron Knippa and his group of volunteers for organizing and manning the Wendish booth at the annual Folklife Festival. Ron reported that while the final day was rather wet and rainy, all went well and the visitors had fun and certainly enjoyed eating the...

27th Annual Wendish Fest Schedule of Events

Featured entertainment this year will be the German-Sorbian Volkstheatre Bautzen and LaGrange High School German Club performing on stage following the Live Auction! Each year the Texas Wendish Heritage Society host a festival on the fourth Sunday in September. This years event will be on September 27. Events are scheduled...