Posts Tagged ‘History/Heritage’

Homestead Fair 2019

We hope you can join us for our 31st annual fair! Watch a cow being milked, lend a hand at the old-fashioned timber frame barn raising and watch a master craftsman fashion a fine Windsor chair straight from a rough log! Afterwards, sample one of the multicultural dishes from the food court or maybe lick…

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Homestead Fair 2019

We hope you can join us for our 31st annual fair! Watch a cow being milked, lend a hand at the old-fashioned timber frame barn raising and watch a master craftsman fashion a fine Windsor chair straight from a rough log! Afterwards, sample one of the multicultural dishes from the food court or maybe lick…

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Family Funday

Salute to Veterans. Family Fundays are family oriented and educational afternoons held at our historic houses. Each Family Funday is appropriately themed based on the month or season it is scheduled for with activities and crafts that are related to each theme. Families are encouraged to come and have fun together to create an enriching…

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Sitting up with the Dead

Come and see our long-awaited Victorian Funeral and Spiritualism Exhibit on Saturday October 19 and 23rd. Candlelight tours, storytelling and more. Learn about the history of funerals from ages past.

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Sitting up with the Dead

Come and see our long-awaited Victorian Funeral and Spiritualism Exhibit on Saturday October 19 and 23rd. Candlelight tours, storytelling and more. Learn about the history of funerals from ages past.

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25th Annual Labor Day Sorghum Festival

More than 70 years ago, sorghum syrup was a common sweetener on dinner tables throughout rural Texas. Many farmers grew small patches in their fields. At harvest time, they would bring their cane to a nearby farm that had a mill. Families would work together to press cane and cook it down into syrup. At…

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Preserving Waco’s Colorful History Through Storytelling

Presented by The Heart of Texas Storytelling Guild and Living History Tours of Waco©. Join us for a fun and entertaining Bus Tour enjoying historical sites and stories including lunch – and a private guided tour of one local historic venue – covering over 175 years of Waco’s “uniquely-Texan” history, personal recollections, written records of…

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Coming of Age Exhibit

The Historic Waco Foundation is excited to announce that its newest exhibition “Coming of Age” opens February 9th at East Terrace. Get an inside look at the history of debutantes and its journey from English traditions to local Waco traditions!

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Coming of Age Exhibit

The Historic Waco Foundation is excited to announce that its newest exhibition “Coming of Age” opens February 9th at East Terrace. Get an inside look at the history of debutantes and its journey from English traditions to local Waco traditions!

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Coming of Age Exhibit

The Historic Waco Foundation is excited to announce that its newest exhibition “Coming of Age” opens February 9th at East Terrace. Get an inside look at the history of debutantes and its journey from English traditions to local Waco traditions!

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