2018 Past Events
December 1: Annual Gala Pavilion Hall
6-9:30 PM: Honoring Czech Musicians & Bands
2018 honorees: Harry Czarnek & Texas Dutchmen, Galveston Czech Singers, Gene Lichnovsky
Silent Auction • Music & Dancing by The Czechaholics • Presentation • Culinary Creations • Raffle (Advance tickets)
Through November 25: WWI and the Birth of Czechoslovakia Exhibit; 100 Years of Czech independence
Exhibit details efforts of Czechs on the battlefield and Czech Americans on the home front during World War I. A special program is planned for November 3. See details below. See the photos.
Through November 26: Lidice 1942
Exhibit details the fate of this small village near Prague during WWII. On loan from the Czech Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Read the story.
November 4: WWI Presentations Hanslik Hall
1 PM: Tomas G. Masryk – The Legend & The Legacy
2 PM: Ceremony – Recognition of Descendants of WWI Soldiers (any ethnicity)
3 PM: Reception & Celebration of 100 Years of Sovereignty
Recognize your descendants. Contact TCHCC for recognition forms and more info.
October 19-20: Heritage Fest & Muziky
Friday: Polka On! Octoberfest on the Deck: Music by the Dujka Brothers Band 6-9:30P • Chicken & Dumplings served beginning at 5:30P
Saturday: La Grange Ford Hospoda - Music by Jerry Haisler & the Melody 5 from Temple and Enzian Buam from Frelsburg 11:30A-6P
Antique Farm Equipment & Car Show • Saw Mill • Koláč Eating Contest • Heritage Demonstrations & Booths • KJT State Tarock Tournament • Children's Activities • Museums • Bingo • Pig Plop Bingo
Muziky, Muziky Performance at the Amphitheater – The Legacy of the Vrazels Polka Band: 7-9:30P • Huge Fireworks Finale 9:30P Sponsored by HEB
Vendor outdoor spaces available on Saturday. Vendor Flyer Vendor Application Event Flyer
July 16-29: Czech Republic Bohemian and Moravian Tour 2018
13 days through the Czech lands. Contact Patsy Robertson. SOLD OUT!
June 22: Czecho-Slovak & WWI Presentation Hanslik Hall/Museum, 6 PM
Joan McGuire Mohr, Speaker & Author of the book Czech & Slovak Legion in Siberia, 1917-1922
June 23: TCHCC & Czech Heritage Society Youth & Family Day
Generations Recognized • Activities & Demonstrations • Lunch • Registration form RSVP by June 16, 2018
March 24: TOCA Banquet & Awards
Texans of Czech Ancestry annual event. Contact a member of TOCA for tickets.
February 10: Valentine's Dinner & Concert - Hanslik Hall
4 PM Social. 6PM Dinner. 7 PM Piano Concert by John Dujka. Roses given to attendees.
Tickets go on sale after January 1, 2018. Read more and buy tickets online. See flyer.
February 23-24: Lunch for Best Little Quilt Show in Texas - Hanslik Hall
Annual Quilt Show at the Fairgrounds. TCHCC hosts chicken noodle soup koláč lunch available for purchase. Czech style chicken noodle, homemade by the TCHCC ladies. Also choice of chicken salad and pimento cheese sandwiches; just like Sunday in grandma's kitchen. Soup, sandwich, koláč, crackers, tea, coffee, or water for $8. Serving both days.
May 19: The Stand-In (Zaskok)
Comedy set in 1910 in a small Czech theater company. Sanford Schmid Amphitheater, 7-9 PM Read more.
Pre-sale tickets are $12 and $15 night of the event. Click below to pre-order tickets now! Your tickets will be held at will call. Tickets can also be purchased at TCHCC during business hours or by mail by Friday, May 18 at 5 pm. Call us at 888-785-4500 before paying my mail.
May 20: Slavnost "May Fest" and Tribute to Immigrants
Ceremony honoring the Czech immigrants to Texas of any year at 10:30 AM. Contact TCHCC for Immigrant Recognition Forms. Available for the first 25. Meal served beginning at 11:30 AM. Music on the Deck from 12-3P by the Travelers Orchestra. Special performance by Eva Adams Česká Kapela from 3:30-6:30P in celebration of the 100th birthday of Czechoslovakia • Raffle • Country Store • May Pole Dance • Village Tours • Saw Mill Demonstration Read more. See the flyer.