Various plant images with Stephen F. Austin and March 23

A Day in the Garden

Join us on March 23rd as we work on the garden in the historic villa.  Wear comfy clothes and prepare to get dirty!

Drawing of three coffee beans.

Coffee Tasting

Join us on March 23rd from 10 AM - 12PM to learn all about the evolution of coffee and the techniques to brew it. We look forward to seeing you there and making it a memorable event!

Image of a sunset with a flock of birds flying in the air

Playing on the Playa: Migratory Birds

Are we there yet? Many a parent has heard that sentence come from the back seat. Many birds also travel each year. Join us as we learn about the migratory birds that journey through the Texas Panhandle each year.

Santa Cruz Cemetery Marker Dedication

Please join the Duval County Historical Commission as they host the marker dedication ceremony for the Santa Cruz Cemetery.

food cooking in front of fire

Class- Hearth Cooking Workshop

Learn to cook on a hearth like early Texans! Family Class is Sat. March 23rd, 2024; Adult Class is Sun. March 24th, 2024. Registration is required.

Panteon Hidalgo (Hidalgo Cemetery) Marker Dedication

Come join the Comal County Historical Commission, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church and Joe & Ramiro Ayala as they host the marker dedication for the Pateon Hidalgo (Hidaldo Cemetery).

Image of man dressed as Governor Hogg with children standing around.

Governor Hogg's Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for one of Brazoria County's largest Easter Egg Hunts! We'll have games, activities, a vendor market, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Free admission for the whole family!

Image of man in 1800s living history costume speaking to a crowd

Easter on the Bluff

Relive a beloved tradition of the Bluff Schuetzenverein with living history, egg hunts, a bonfire, entertainment, and scenic views.

Easter Egg Hunt at the Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site

Lighthouse Easter Egg History Hunt

5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds of the Lighthouse for Saturday, March 30. The event starts at 9 a.m. when the Easter Bunny arrives. Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m.

It’s a different kind of “hunt”. Over 20,000 eggs will be scattered on the hill of the Lighthouse. Participants will need to bring their own baskets and will line up on the east side of Lighthouse Park. At 10 a.m. the starting line will be released, and the fun begins.

1,000 SPECIAL eggs will be included in the hunt containing instructions for a History Hunt! Follow the directions to earn prizes while learning about the history of the Lighthouse.

Open to the public. No admission fee to event. Lighthouse Hours on Easter Egg Hunt Day: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Marble information with circles

Marble Madness!

Join us March 30 and 31st for Marble Madness! Learn to make a marble, learn the history of marbles, and compete a few marble games!