Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site Events

July 2017

July 8

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for an afternoon of listening to historic speeches under the pavilion, followed by an ice cream social. Would you like to read a historic speech? Please let us know if you or your child would like to participate, and what you would like to read and why. An ice cream social will follow the program courtesy of Drummer Boy Ice Cream.

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July 14

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday! This informal program occurs every month on a Friday for those who are interested in knitting, crochet, and sewing. Feel free to bring a project you are working on; limited materials are available to use for those who don't have any.  Refreshments will be served. Free admission for all participants! Any questions?  Please...

July 22

During an early veterans meeting at the Confederate Reunion Grounds, a local man and former slave named Nicholas Blain presented a speech about his experiences accompanying his Confederate master and the 7th Texas Infantry during the Civil War. Who was this unique individual and what brought him here? Why did Blain and other former slaves attend Confederate veterans reunions, and what was the...

July 28

Come visit Confederate Reunion Grounds and watch movies under the historic pavilion! The July movie night is Friday, July 28th from 7-11pm. This month we will be watching Gone With The Wind (1939), an epic 4-hour movie set in the South during the Civil War and Reconstruction period.

Admission is free for all participants, and popcorn and refreshments will be available. Any questions?...

August 2017

August 11

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday! This informal program occurs every month on a Friday for those who are interested in knitting, crochet, and sewing. Feel free to bring a project you are working on; limited materials are available to use for those who don't have any.  Refreshments will be served. Free admission for all participants! Any questions?  Please...

August 12

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for an evening of stargazing and learning about the importance of our night sky. The Perseid meteor shower is expected to peak on the night of August 12th, and participants may also be able to view the meteor shower. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. Bring your telescopes and binoculars!

Any questions?  Please call 254-...

August 18

Come visit Confederate Reunion Grounds and watch movies under the historic pavilion! The August movie night is Friday, August 18th from 8:30-10:30 pm. This month we will be watching Royal Wedding (1951), a movie musical with the famous Fred Astaire. Admission is free for all participants, and popcorn and refreshments will be available.

Any questions? Please call us at 254-472-0959 or...

September 2017

September 1

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday! This informal program occurs every month on a Friday for those who are interested in knitting, crochet, and sewing. Feel free to bring a project you are working on; limited materials are available to use for those who don't have any.  Refreshments will be served. Free admission for all participants! Any questions?  Please...

September 22

Come visit Confederate Reunion Grounds and watch movies under the historic pavilion! The September movie night is Friday, September 22nd at 7:30pm. This is the last movie night for the year. This month we will be watching 'Cheyenne Autumn' (1964), the last Western film by acclaimed director John Ford. 

Admission is free for all participants, and popcorn and refreshments will be...

October 2017

October 13

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday! This informal program occurs every month on a Friday for those who are interested in knitting, crochet, and sewing. Feel free to bring a project you are working on; limited materials are available to use for those who don't have any.  Refreshments will be served. Free admission for all participants! Any questions?  Please...