Selena Webinar

In honor of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez's birthday April 16th and in advance of the film screening on April 19th, the French Legation State Historic Site will moderate an online panel discussion with the film's producer Moctesuma Esparza, Cine Las Americas, Texas Film Commission, and Texas Archive of the Moving Image, offering insights into Selena's enduring legacy and the cultural significance of her real-life story and the film’s impact.

Homeschool Day

Rayburn House Homeschool Day

Homeschool students and families are invited to the Sam Rayburn House to visit with local community groups and engage in a variety of hands- on activities

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Third Thursday Reading Program

Join us on Thursday, April 18th, from 5:00 pm to 6:15 pm as we host our monthly Third Thursday Reading Program. Local author, Tara Wilson will read her book: Randy Rattlesnake.

Selena Archival Viewing

In advance of the Selena movie screening, join partners at the University of Texas's Benson Latin American Collection for an archival viewing of materials from the Vicente and Connie Carranza collection showcasing the life of Selena Quintanilla-Pérez

Selena Birthday Movie Screening

In honor of Texan icon Selena Quintanilla-Pérez's April 16th birthday, we're inviting fans and neighbors one and all for a screening of the 1997 classic Selena.

bacon cooking

Cooking in the Quarter

Come join us as we demonstrate cooking a traditional meal in the style of enslaved foodways using period ingredients and methods.

Levi Jordan Plantation house

Scanning & Oral History Day

We will be conducting oral history interviews and scanning days at Levi Jordan Plantation throughout the months of February through May. We have time slots available from 10 am to 2 pm.

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San Jacinto Day Celebration

On Saturday, April 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. the 2024 San Jacinto Day Celebration, presented by the San Jacinto Museum and the Texas Historical Commission, will be a day of fun, reenactments, and living history activities celebrating the 188th anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto.

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Geocaching at Caddo Mounds - Trackables

Need a little adventure in your life? Mark your calendars for April 20th at Caddo Mounds State Historic Site!

First up, at 10:00 am our expert Geocacher Storm Bruner takes you on an adventure to remember - and track - with Geocaching Trackables. These small devices are designed to be shared with other Geocaches and tracked along the way. Want to know more? Come join us for the adventure.

The cost is just the price of admission. If you need more information, call the museum at 936.858.3218 Tuesday - Sunday from 8:30 - 4:30.

Let the adventures begin!