Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site Events

April 2017

April 29

Hosted by the Friends of the Confederate Reunion Grounds, the 23rd Annual Civil War Living History and Reenactment will take place April 29 - 30, 2017. There will be military demonstrations, a ladies tea, a night time tour, refreshments for sale, and a night tour and fire of the cannon.

Admission is $5 for adults, and children 12 and under are FREE. Buy a 2-Day Pass (Saturday/Sunday)...

May 2017

May 7

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for a free admission day and Family Picnic Day.

Traditionally in early summer, the Confederate Reunion Grounds has had a picnic day for families. In conjunction with the Texas Historical Commission Historic Site Free Day, we are inviting visitors to come in for a free admission day to enjoy spending time on our grounds.

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May 12

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday!  This series will occur once monthly and look at period activities involving knitting, crochet, and sewing. The focus will be on the 1860s-1940s.  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 along with coffee; alternatives such...

May 13

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for a Saturday morning lesson in Dutch oven cooking.

The Dutch oven has been used extensively over the course of Texas history, and is still a popular cooking tool today. See what all the fuss is about, and learn the basics of cooking outdoors with a Dutch oven and make a simple cobbler.

All ages are...

May 26

Come visit Confederate Reunion Grounds and watch movies under the historic pavilion! The May movie night is Friday, May 26th at 7:30pm. This month we will be watching The Greatest Show on Earth (1952), in honor of the closing of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus after 146 years!

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

May 27

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for a sunset luminaria in honor of Memorial Day. The celebration of Memorial Day dates to shortly after the Civil War. Today it serves as a day to honor all Americans who have died in military service.

Visitors may walk or drive through the site to view the luminaria. They may also bring donation items for the Veterans Affairs...

June 2017

June 9

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday!  This series will occur once monthly and look at period activities involving knitting, crochet, and sewing. The focus will be on the 1860s-1940s.  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 along with coffee; alternatives such...

July 2017

July 14

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday!  This series will occur once monthly and look at period activities involving knitting, crochet, and sewing. The focus will be on the 1860s-1940s.  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 along with coffee; alternatives such...

August 2017

August 11

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday!  This series will occur once monthly and look at period activities involving knitting, crochet, and sewing. The focus will be on the 1860s-1940s.  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 along with coffee; alternatives such...

September 2017

September 8

Come join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for Fiber Friday!  This series will occur once monthly and look at period activities involving knitting, crochet, and sewing. The focus will be on the 1860s-1940s.  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 along with coffee; alternatives such...