(888) 785-4500

Open: Monday-Friday 10:00am-4:00pm,
Saturday 10:00am-3:00pm
Sundays: TCHCC events and special arrangement only
info@czechtexas.org

2016 UPCOMING EVENTS

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 Second Saturdays

CURRENTLY FULL
Czech Conversational Language Classes
1:00-4:00 PM 2nd Sundays of each month.
$10 per person per class. Please call to register.

 March - November

Museum Feature: “The Printed Word”
Czech-Texas Newspapers, documents and printed artifacts.
 

  August 14 - Presentation by Alice Lunakova

PRESS RELEASE

“How Kolaches came to Texas”
A lecture by Alice Lunakova from the Czech Republic on the history of the immigration to Texas. Begins at 2PM. Free to the public.

  August 15 - 2017 TCHCC Calendar Pictures Due

TCHCC Members are asked to submit current pictures of themselves and their families. Please email or send only non-returnable copies of pictures.

 October 14-15 Heritage Fest & Muziky - Two days of family fun and music!!

PRESS RELEASE

Friday, October 14, 5 PM – Octoberfest on the Deck
Music by the Dujka Brothers Band from 6-9:30 PM
Chicken & Dumplings served in the Hanslik Hall. Gift Shop open.

Saturday, October 15, 10 AM - 10 PM – Music & Activities All Day!!

Biergarten Entertainment – 11 AM - 6 PM in the Czech Village
Shiner Hobo Band and Czech & Then Some Band of Ennis
Tarocky • Antique Farm Equipment Show • Train Ride • Antique Car Show Demos • Pig Plop • Kolać Eating Contest • Arts/Crafts • Stone Ground Corn Meal

Muziky, Muziky - The Ledgends Series, Part IV
Sanford Schmid Amphitheater – 7 PM
Featuring the Donnie Wavra Band - Retiring Performance!!
With Special Guest Emcee Alfred Vrazel
Fireworks Finale by HEB

 December 3 TCHCC Christmas Open House – 10 AM - 3 PM

Vintage Decorated Czech Village • Gift Shop Specials • Museum Displays • Pastry Booth • Seasonal Music • Chicken Noodle Soup Lunch

Annual Gala – Pavilion Hall 6 - 9:30 PM
Honoring Bands of the Past
2016 Honorees:
George Koudelka, Victor Caka, and Victor Caka Band

Music • Auction • Honoree Recognitions • Culinary Creations
Dancing • Open Bar • Tickets Required

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November-December 2013
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Press Releases

Heritage Fest 2016
“How Kolaches came to Texas” featuring Masaryk University Scholar Alice Lunakova of Prague, Czech Republic
February 13 Annual Valentines Dinner & Concert
Heritage Fest 2015
2015 SLAVNOST
2014 TCHCC HERITAGE FEST & MUZIKY -  The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center in La Grange will be hosting the Heritage Festival & Muziky on October 17-18, 2014. The Fest will begin at 4 PM on Friday afternoon with the vendors and craft booths open in the village.
2014 SLAVNOST: The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center (TCHCC) in La Grange will be having the annual ‘Slavnost’ May Fest and Tribute to the Immigrants to Texas.
March 13, 2013: Charles Ota Heller author of Prague: My Lon Journey Home
April 6, 2013:
A Texas Bavarian Showcase
July 5, 2012:
El Camino Real de los Tejas Exhibit

April 7, 2012: Slavnost – 11th Annual Heritage Celebration
February 27, 2012: Reception for Bishop Petr Esterka
January 19, 2012:Christmas Holidays Bring Visitors To The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center
Nativity Art Exhibit 2
Nativity Art from Around the World
CZECH BANDS TO BE HONORED AT TCHCC 2011 GALA IN NOVEMBER
Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center to Honor part 1
Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center to Honor part 2
Popular Czech Bands of the Past To Be Honored Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center 2011 Gala NOVEMBER 12, 2011
Czech Ambassador to Visit Texas
Texan Receives Czech Award


NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

The TCHCC Board of Directors named Lorenda Polasek and Georgia Vyvial as co-chairs of the TCHCC Guild. They will contact volunteers and develop a schedule of workers for each month. Volunteers are needed to answer the phone, to greet and conduct tours with visitors, to work in the gift shop, to work in the library, to help in the museum, to help set up, take down, and to work during special events. If you are interested, call 1-888-785-4500. An interest form will be mailed to you.


Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center receives Texas Historical Foundation Grant

The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center was notified of Grant of $5,000.00 from the Texas Historical Foundation to support the completion of the construction of the Museum, Library and Archive complex.   

Information on membership in Texas Historical Foundation   is available on their website, www.texashistoricalfoundation.org.


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Czech Republic Grant to TCHCC

The Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center was the recipient of a grant of $4,995.00 from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.  The money was donated in support of the publication of the 2009 newsletter and calendar, and for the restoration of the Hluchnek-Salas House.


Questionnaire

Please help collect information on Texas Czech community's culture and language by filling out this questionnaire. Download: (pdf) (doc). You don't have to speak Texas Czech to participate, so if you are of Czech/Moravian descent and belong to ANY generation, please contribute! You can contact Lida directly at copel@ecu.edu. Should you prefer contacting her by regular mail,  please use the mailing address given in the questionnaire. Lida will share her results with us soon and will keep us informed.

Texas Czech Heritage and Cultural Center
P.O. Box 6 - 250 West Fairgrounds Road, La Grange, Texas 78945

(888) 785-4500  or (979) 968-9399
info@czechtexas.org

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