Magoffin Home State Historic Site Events

February 2023

February 4

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

February 11

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

February 15

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

February 17

Join Machelle as she leads a walk through the Magoffin Historic District and discusses the history of El Paso and its architecture. Wear comfortable shoes and seasonable clothing as this walk is 1.75 miles long and takes approximately 2 hours. A special themed cocoa will be served and holiday dress is encouraged. Call in advance to 915-533-5147, ext. 1006, to register for this event.

February 18

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

March 2023

March 1

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

March 4

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

March 15

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

March 17

Join Machelle as she leads a walk through the Magoffin Historic District and discusses the history of El Paso and its architecture. Wear comfortable shoes and seasonable clothing as this walk is 1.75 miles long and takes approximately 2 hours. A special themed cocoa will be served and holiday dress is encouraged.  Call in advance to 915-533-5147, ext. 1006, to register for this event.

March 18

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

April 2023

April 1

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

April 1

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

April 15

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

April 19

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

May 2023

May 1

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

May 6

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

May 17

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

May 20

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

June 2023

June 1

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

June 3

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

June 17

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

June 21

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

July 2023

July 1

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

July 1

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

July 15

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

July 19

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

August 2023

August 1

When Joseph Magoffin helped write the articles of Incorporation for El Paso, he helped shape the modern city. In this series, we will compare Joseph’s vision for El Paso to what is has become in the last 150 years. Guest speakers from municipal agencies will be invited to speak about their departments and let us know why and when we might need to call upon them to help us keep El Paso thriving...

August 5

Why are old recipes so strange? Join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center as we discuss this and look at the role food played in the daily lives of 19th Century El Paso. This month's recipe comes from the El Paso Cookbook published in 1898. Call 533-5147 to reserve your spot!

Cost: $5

COOKING CLASS SCHEDULE 2022-2023

September- Postre de Arroz...

August 16

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...

August 19

Do you have the urge to create something, but don't know where to begin? Join us once a month for our Make-A-Thing class where we provide the materials and the know how to jump start your creativity. From fans to sugar skulls and everything in-between, we offer a wide range of projects that you can take home and embellish to your heart's content!

September's project is fan-making....

September 2023

September 20

Pack up your lunch and join us at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site Visitor Center for the Brain Trust Brown Bag Lecture series. Every month a lecturer discusses a topic from history, including how it's preserved. Each lecture is a new topic ranging from an historic recipe to archiving family photos. You bring your lunch and curiosity, we will provide tables, chairs, and the scintillating...