French Legation State Historic Site Events

October 2022

October 6

Fall Chef dinner series and social hour with Chef Manon Lavaud at the French Legation State Historic Site. Short for l’apéritif, l’apéro is a quintessentially French activity, you can’t miss it!

Manon’s art of apéro will invite you to convene for a drink over small plates. It’s around the time of day when shadows get longer and the sun starts to set. Come and meet your neighbors and...

October 13

Join us Thursday, October 13, for a seasonal movie screening of The Addams Family, presented by Rocket Cinema. This 1991 American supernatural black comedy film was the first feature-length movie based on the characters from the cartoon created by cartoonist Charles Addams and the 1964 TV series produced by David Levy. Follow the misadventures of con artists who plan to fleece a bizarre,...

October 29

Celebrate Texas Archeology Month with us on Saturday October 29th. Join the Texas Historical Commission and other statewide archaeology partners for the inaugural Texas Archaeology Month Fair at the French Legation. Learn about ongoing and future archeological excavations across Texas, inquire how you can help preserve Texas’ archeological heritage or take part in a dig, participate in flint...

November 2022

November 3

Fall dinner series with chef Manon Lavaud at the French Legation State Historic Site.

Come and meet your neighbors and strangers around a 4-course dinner at the French Legation this fall! This dinner series is an opportunity to meet new people and learn more about local and seasonal ingredients and suppliers.

Manon grew up on a French créole island (Reunion Island) with her...

November 5

Join the staff of the French Legation for a walking tour of the official burial ground of the state of Texas in celebration of the 199th birthday of Stephen F. Austin. This tour will highlight prominent figures from the Republic era who were buried or reinterred in the cemetery. These pioneers and politicians played key roles in the founding of the city of Austin, the drama of the Pig War, and...

November 10

Fall dinner series with chef Manon Lavaud at the French Legation State Historic Site.

Come and meet your neighbors and strangers around a 4 course dinner at the french légation, this fall!. This dinner series at the French legation is an opportunity to meet new people and learn more about local and seasonal ingredients & suppliers.

Manon grew up on a french créole island (...

November 17

Fall dinner series with chef Manon Lavaud at the French Legation State Historic Site.

Come and meet your neighbors and strangers around a 4 course dinner at the french légation, this fall!. This dinner series at the French legation is an opportunity to meet new people and learn more about local and seasonal ingredients & suppliers.

Manon grew up on a french créole island (...