San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Events

October 2022

October 2


Come meet our Site Archeologist, Dr. Sarah, as she processes archeological finds from the clearance work she led in preparation for the construction of our new maintenance, archeology education, and retail center (MARS Complex). Sarah will be available to answer questions and talk all things archeology!
 

October 8

Join us Saturday, October 8th at 10am at the Stephen F. Austin State Park Nature Center for a special focus on Texas Archeology Month. Join our site archeologist, Dr. Sarah, to learn about the importance of archeology to our site, Texas, and history as a whole.

 

Admission to Stephen F. Austin State Park Required. Texas State Park Pass holders are admitted free of charge!

October 8

Join us on Saturday, October 8th to take part in our Archegology Mystery Box activtiy! Using only the since of touch, guess the archeological artifacts inside the mysetery boxes. Then, learn all about what each of the artifacts are and why they are significant to telling the history of San Felipe de Austin.

The activity will run from 10am to 2pm. We will see you there!

October 15

We invite one and all to attend a workshop on Living History and volunteer opprotunities at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site! Perfect for anyone in the living history field, looking to volunteer, or expand their knowlege.

Workshops include:

Baking Wheat Bread, 9:30am to 12:30pm Intro to Carpentry, 9:30am to 4:30pm Making Mocassins, 9:30am to 4:30pm Pelerine and...

November 2022

November 12

Save the date for our annual Father of Texas event here at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site!

This FREE, all-day event will feature living history, reenactments, informational lectures, crafts, food trucks, and more. Join us as we celebrate the history of San Felipe de Austin and Austin County.

It all begins here, at San Felipe de Austin!

November 12

Join us at 10am in the Nature Center at Stephen F. Austin State Park for a program all about our event, Father of Texas, being held simultaneously at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site!

Admission to Stephen F. Austin State Park required. Texas State Parks Pass holders free of charge!

After the program, join us just one mile down the road from the State Park here at San...

December 2022

December 7

Please join us for our first Homeschool Day at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site on Wednesday, December 7th!

Activities will be available for families to participate in throughout the day from 9am to 4pm. Homeschool families, co-ops, and groups are all welcome to attend.

Stay tuned for more information and updates!

December 10

Join staff and volunteers at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site for Texas history and holiday crafts to celebrate the Christmas season. Christmas was much different for settlers in Mexican Texas than what most of us experience in our modern lives! The day’s activities will be aimed at history-lovers and families, and will include:

Two short presentations on religion and...

December 10

Join us at 10am in the Nature Center at Stephen F. Austin State Park (located 1 mile west of San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site) for a program all about our event, Christmas at San Felipe de Austin, being held simultaneously at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site! We will also share information about religion and reflections on the Christmas season in Mexican Texas.

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January 2023

January 19

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site is excited to annouce we will be the host location for the Texas Living History Association Annual Conference to be held January 19-21, 2023!

San Felipe de Austin will host a variety of field trip destinations, historic skill workshops, and informational presentations throughout the conference by talented professionals in the museum and living...