Event details on parchment treatment with 19th century oil painting of wedding
A black and white illustration from a 19th Century newspaper of ladies and gentlemen attending a formal ball in the New York Metropolitan Opera House celebrating the Centennial of the United States with a large portrait of George Washington hanging from the ceiling with American flag bunting

Officers' Ladies Societies- Washington's Birthday

Celebrate the 1st President of the United States with the Officers and Ladies of Fort McKavett!

An image of crochet equipment.

Game On: Fun and Play at the Kreische House

Try your hand at a few Victorian games and laughs, including croquet in the Kreische yard.

Stagecoach Arriving at Fort Lancaster.  Artist Frank Weir.  2015.

Guided Tour and Soldier Equipment Display

Special Guided Tour and Soldier Equipment display at Fort Lancaster Visitor Center.

Thursday February 29, 2024 at 2:00p.m.

Contact Fort Lancaster at: 432-836-4391 for more information.

A group of re-enactors fire a cannon. A large plume of smoke emanates from the barrel

Boom: Cannon Demonstration

Witness our trained staff demonstrate how a cannon is safely loaded and fired and experience the thrill of live cannon fire every half hour!

The Alamo (circa 1868).

Guided Tour and Soldier Equipment Display

Special Guided Tour and Soldier Equipment display at Fort Lancaster Visitor Center.

Wednesday March 6, 2024 at 2:00p.m.

Contact Fort Lancaster at: 432-836-4391 for more information.

Woman spinning fiber

Sit and Stich

Join us as we tackle a number of sewing projects for our site!

A wooden spinning wheel with spindles and raw fiber rests on a table.

Spinning and Weaving

Learn more about traditional spinning and weaving at a demonstration from the Bay Area Weavers and Spinners every second Saturday at the San Jacinto Museum.

Flamethrower going off over tank in battle reenactment of the pacific war.

Pacific Valor: Seargeant Darrel Cole

The National Museum of the Pacific War's Pacific Valor, battle demonstrations each tell the story of a specific World War II Medal of Honor recipient. This program will transport guests back to the black sands of Iwo Jima, where Seargeant Darrel Cole gave his life through an act of unfathomable heroism on the battlefield.

The battle demonstration will include simulated explosives, blank firing guns, and a real M2-2 flamethrower for an immersive experience brought to you by the living history volunteers of Company K.

Graphic for "Spring Break on the Bluff" with an illustration of wool spinning tools

Spring Break on the Bluff - Homespun Homegoods

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, learn about preparing and dyeing wool and cotton.