Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site Events

July 2018

July 21

You've had Easter Egg Hunts, and you've had water balloon fights. Now join us at the Confederate Reunion grounds for a Water Balloon Hunt! Areas will be split by age group. Bring a bucket to collect your balloons for the big finale!

Not up for playing in the water? Join us for lawn games out on the Grounds or use our playground area. Feel free to stay and make it a family afternoon out...

July 25

School will be back before you know it! Let the Confederate Reunion Grounds help get your student back in gear! Join us for a 3-week science adventure. It will occur on each Wednesday from July 18 to August 1. Each Wednesday will be a new topic and an hour of hands-on activity. If weather doesn't allow us to be outside, we will meet at the Visitors Center. 

Participation is $2 per...

August 2018

August 1

School will be back before you know it! Let the Confederate Reunion Grounds help get your student back in gear! Join us for a 3-week science adventure. It will occur on each Wednesday from July 18 to August 1. Each Wednesday will be a new topic and an hour of hands-on activity. If weather doesn't allow us to be outside, we will meet at the Visitors Center. 

Participation is $2 per...

August 4

Summer has flown by. Don’t miss out on a chance to have some relaxing fun by joining us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for a “Family Fun Day!” Feel free to bring food to grill or pack a picnic. You can cast out into the Navasota River or drop in your kayak. Out on the site site grounds there will be various games to play, like Bingo, giant scrabble, lawn dice, Jumbo Jenga and more! Come...

September 2018

September 8

Walk the walk, and bark the bark! Join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for the 1st annual “Paws for a Cause” dog walk. Entry fee is a donation of your choice; monetary, Pedigree Complete Nutrition Food, Pedigree Puppy Food, Canned Dog Food or Canned Cat Food. All donations will be given to LARAS House, the local Mexia animal shelter. 

 

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m...

September 22

Have you always wanted to know how to make those cute burlap and ribbon wreaths? Take your chance to learn by joining us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for our wreath making event. The main theme will be centered around "Autumn." You will be able to learn step by step how to make the wreaths. 

Admission is $4. If you bring your own wire wreath, admission is free. 

October 2018

October 8

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for an evening of stargazing. This event coincides with the Draconids Meteor Shower. The shower, if visible, can allow viewers to see as many as 10 meteors per hour. The shower runs annually from October 6-10 and peaks this year on October 8. 

Admission is $5 per family and all ages are welcome. Visitors are encouraged to bring...

October 22

Join the Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site for an evening of stargazing. This event will coincide with the Orionids Meteor Shower. Come join us for what might be a good shooting star show!

Admission is $5 per family and all ages are welcome. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own binoculars and telescopes to the event. If skies are clear, many constellations can be...

October 27

The Confederate Reunion Grounds invites you to join us for a “Spooktacular” event! Plans for the event include a Pumpkin Carving Contest beginning at 2 p.m. and a Costume Contest beginning at 3 p.m. There will also be face painting, Halloween crafts, spooky storytelling, a picture booth and of course, candy!

*If you would like to participate in the Pumpkin Carving Contest, please bring...

November 2018

November 24

It’s a time to be thankful! Join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for a “Family Fun Day!” Feel free to bring food to grill, or pack a picnic. There will be various games to play on the site grounds, including Bingo, giant scrabble, lawn dice, Jumbo Jenga and more! Bring the whole family and come relax with us! 

Admission for the event is free. Canned food donations are accepted...

December 2018

December 8

Join us at the Confederate Reunion Grounds for this FREE Christmas event. Plans for the event include: Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a “Snow” ball fight, Reindeer games, Christmas stories, and Christmas carols. We would love for you to join us!