Category: Events

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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....

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...