Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site Events

January 2020

January 25

Our first book of the year will be How to be a Victorian by Ruth Goodman. We will meet this month at Joe Friday's Diner in Mexia. We will pick the restaurant for next month before we leave! 


With as many families that came and stayed for the reunions at the Confederate Reunion Grounds, you can imagine that some of them were readers! This book club is a chance for us to read...

January 31

Join us for an hour of hot cocoa and cookies as we stay open a little later for you to enjoy our site! Come inside the Visitors Center to get a cup of cocoa, eat some cookies, explore the gift shop and read the history of our site through our text panels. Everyone is welcome to go and explore the site as well! 

Admission is free during the hour of the event. 


February 2020

February 8

 This is a FREE*, fun workshop making some neat Valentine’s gifts and treats. The craft table will be in the Visitors Center, so come and see us during our operating hours. We will be painting, coloring and crafting all sorts of fun Valentine’s. All materials will be supplied by the Confederate Reunion Grounds. Come out and join us!



*Regular admission applies if...

March 2020

March 21

Last year was so much fun, we have decided to host another Chili Cook-off!

Chefs: Admission is $10.00 to enter your chili. Please have chili cooked and ready to go in a crock-pot or similar container. Plugs will be available for you to plug into. Please set aside a cup or so of chili out of your crock-pot for judges to taste. Please get to the Site early to set up!



March 28

March is National Nutrition Month and with all the space the Confederate Reunion Grounds has to offer we are taking this opportunity to promote fitness and wellness with the help of CrossFit Mexia. 

Join us and the CrossFit Mexia coaches for a running clinic followed by stretches and yoga! This is a perfect opportunity to dust off those running shoes and get back at it after the winter...