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Exhibit on German immigrants to Bastrop County

The Bastrop Museum and Visitor Center hosted an exhibit on the contributions on German immigrants to Bastrop County that ended on May 31. This exhibit featured artifacts from several cities, including Bastrop, New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

Discussion on “Old 300: Gone to Texas”

The Round Top Family Library FYI Series and The Round Top Area Historical Society hosted a discussion by Professor Paul Spellman about his book, “Old 300: Gone to Texas”, on May 19th at the Round Top Historical Society Pavilion. Guests learned about the families who arrived in the 1820s and why they wanted to settle …

Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge

Giddings hosted the Lee County Fair & Charcoal Challenge from May 19th to the 21st at the Fireman’s Park/Sheriff’s Posse Rodeo Area. There was plenty of fun activities, including bingo, square dancing, the Lee County Fair Queen Pageant, music from the Randy Rogers Band and a car show!

5th annual Jack Hooper Day at the Ballpark and Homerun Derby

Families enjoyed the 5th annual Jack Hooper Day at the Ballpark and Homerun Derby on May 14th in Schulenburg. There were home run derbies for men, women and kids. The event was sponsored by the Turtle Wing Foundation, which helps children with learning challenges achieve their dreams.

Texas Pickin’ Park

Fayetteville held its Texas Pickin’ Park on May 14th, where local bands assembled at the Town Square and played classic country and folk songs. These songs brought back many good memories for concert goers.

Gedenk! Festival

Weimar had its Gedenk! Festival on May 6th-7th. This festival celebrates Weimar’s German heritage with great activities, including arts and crafts, games, a 5k run/walk and a BBQ cook off!

Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast

Brenham hosted the Wake Up, Washington County! Networking Breakfast on May 3rd at 7:45 a.m. at the Brenham Christian Academy. It was a great opportunity to network and learn about new products in Washington County.