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Filmmaker Bud Force and Photographer John Langmore will discuss the making of their documentary film COWBOYS. Told in the cinematic tradition of classic westerns, COWBOYS offers the opportunity to ride alongside modern working cowboys on some of America's largest and most remote cattle ranches. COWBOYS documents the lives of the men and women working on "big outfit" cattle ranches - some of which...
“United: The War as We Remember”, is an exclusive private event held at the Austin Film Society in Austin, Texas curated to showcase the stories of World War II veterans through the film “Fading Front” and The Veteran’s Project, a live photographic essay.   These untold stories have contributed to the cloth of freedom that we embrace to this day and through our veterans we stand united.  This event...
Austin Community College Continuing Education offers Archaeology: If Houses Could Speak . Dr. Thomas Barrett explores the process of researching historical properties from genealogy to architectural history, as well as, all the artifacts and archival records in between. The cost of the course is $76.
The German-Texan Heritage Society Annual Conference will be at the University Baptist Church in Austin on July 21-22. Dr. Tom Alter, Dr. Matt Tippens, Dr. Walter Kamphoefner, Dr. Peter Buckingham, and Dr. Kyle Wilkison are among the speakers this year. The theme this year will focus on the effects WWI had on German-Texans due to the Red Scare and the Agrarian Socialist movement many German-Texans belonged to.
The Alamo features the First Saturday at the Alamo: On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join The Alamo for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.
The Texas Citizen Bee is a statewide civic education program and competition which offers teachers and high school students (9th-12th grades) an exciting way to reach and study America’s heritage. The students will use the online “Study Guide” program created by the Bill of Rights Institute. The guide covers the U.S. Constitution, important documents, people, issues, civic values and skills, and a Bill of Rights...
This event is the ninth annual Flights of Our Fathers Air Show...
The Fort McKavett State Historic Site is a well-preserved, 150-year-old West Texas Fort that captures the daily lives of soldiers during the Texas Indian Wars (1850-1875). Learn more about Fort McKavett and the fun events coming up by visiting the link below! 
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