Category: Events

Stick Horse Races

Contest Winners – Wendish Fest 2016

Stick Horse Races 2 years: 1st place: Macy Sommerfield, 2nd place: Lily Vedadi, 3rd place: Riley Harkrider 3 years: 1st place: Maddox Wick, 2nd place: Ryan Jackson, 3rd place: Barrett Kirkwood 4 years: 1st place: Henry Kalmbach, 2nd place: Liam Kalmbach, 3rd place: Max Sommerfield 5 years: 1st...

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28th Annual Wendish Fest on September 25

Each year the Texas Wendish Heritage Society host a festival on the fourth Sunday in September. This years event will be on September 25. Events are scheduled throughout the day beginning with the church services at St. Paul Lutheran Church. Featured entertainment this year will be the The Brazos...

45th Annual Texas Folklife Festival

The 45th Texas Folklife Festival will be held this year during June 10-12 on the grounds of the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Institute of Texan Cultures. According to David Goeke, a TWHS member who lives in San Antonio, has volunteered at the TWHS booth for many...

Serbin Homecoming Picnic

The 2016 Serbin Homecoming Picnic will be Sunday, May 29 on the picnic grounds of St. Paul Lutheran Church. It will be a fun day of worship, fellowship, and the best barbecue in town. Come early – before the barbecue is gone! The Museum will open at 10:00 that morning,...

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Walk-In Coffee

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall (across from Schubert-Fletcher House) Giddings, Texas Free Will Donation Sponsored by and benefiting the Texas Wendish Heritage Society & Museum Sandwiches, chips and desserts will be available To place take out order call 979-540-8132...

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Scholarship Program Fundraiser

Sunday January 24, 2016 DRIVE-THRU      TO-GO ONLY Pick-Up 10:00am to 12:30pm Wendish Museum @ Serbin, Texas MENU: Cup of Wendish Bird Wedding Soup To Go Plate: Pork Steak – Wendish Noodles – Green Beans – Corn – Pickles – Peaches – Homemade Bread TICKETS $9.00      PRESALE...

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...