Category: Announcements

2016 Calendar

Board Meeting Membership meeting Family History Workshop January 9 February 21 February 27 April 9 May 15 May 21 July 9 August 21 August 27 October 8 November 20 November 19 JANUARY Log Cabin Work Day – 23rd Scholarship Fundraiser – 24th Ptaci Kwas Program St. Paul School...

Chuck Dube helping curators from the Bullock Texas State History Museum remove the Kasper trunk for transport to Austin

In and Around the Museum

Last July, we were honored to receive a request from exhibition curators with the Bullock Texas State History Museum in Austin who expressed an interest in creating a display to showcase the story of the Texas Wends in their Cultural Crossroads case. Exhibition experts from the Bullock Museum...

TWHS Scholarship Awards

Congratulations to the following students who were awarded a 2015-16 Texas Wendish Heritage Scholarship! Mason Becker – Texas A&M – Agribusiness Ranae Zoch – University of Northern Colorado – Bachelor of Science/Business Administration/Finance Brent Perry – Texas A&M – Petroleum Engineering Ashley Becker – Texas A&M Corpus Christi...

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,...