2018-19 Events Flyer

Second Saturdays: Czech Conversational Language Classes
1:00-3:00 PM   2nd Saturdays of each month. 
$10 per person per class. Please call to register.

2018 

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 26-February 9: Texas Dance Hall Preservation Photo Exhibit Museum
Two-step your way through time on a photographic tour of historic dance halls presented by the Texas Dance Hall Preservation.
Texas dance halls are as diverse and vast as Texas itself. The photos in this exhibit illustrate this and serve as a reminder of what we have and what we are at risk of losing without preservation efforts of this precious resource. Our historic dance halls are reminders of our collective history as Texans. Program TBA.

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)
Read more. Click here to buy tickets.

February 9: Valentine’s Dinner and Concert Hanslik Hall
4-6 PM – Social featuring Texas wines & delicious appetizers
6-7 PM – Dinner served by Celebrations by Bistro 108
7 PM – Grand Piano Concert by Prof. John Dujka
Roses given to attendees. Tickets go on sale January 2. $75

March 16: Dedication of the Czech Newspapers Museum Czech Village

May 18: Dedication of Velehrad SPJST Lodge #19 Czech Village

May 19: Annual Slavnost ‘May Fest’ and Tribute to Immigrants
Recognition of descendants of Czech Immigrants of any year, 10:30 AM. Contact TCHCC for recognition forms. Forms due by May 13.
Recognition of Immigrant Wall Stones placed 2018-19, 11 PM
Meal served beginning at 11:30 AM
Raffle – May Pole Dance – Czech Village – & More
Music by the Texas Dutchmen 12:30-5 PM

July 15-18: Czech Republic Hidden Secrets Tour 2019
Highlighting new experiences when revealing hidden secrets and places. Also covering homeland, history, genealogy, food and more!
Contact Patsy Robertson for information and forms: Phone: 979-758-4289 Email: Probert420@aol.com

     More events to be announced.  Watch the website and our Facebook page for updates.

2018 Past Events

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 FlyerJ

uly 16-29: Czech Republic Bohemian and Moravian Tour 2017
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.

2017 Past Events                                   

February: Josef Lada Exhibit
Display of Josef Lada Prints and Artwork from the Czech Republic.

February 11: TCHCC Valentine Dinner & Concert – Hanslik Hall
                                               

April 26: Public Dance: Stříbrňanka – Pavilion Hall
A dechovka (brass band) from the Czech Republic. 7 PM Dance. Czech-style stew available at 6 PM
                                                     

 May 19: TCHCC 20th Anniversary Special Event – Hanslik Hall
Legacy of Svatava Jakobson & the Texas-Czech Legacy Project. Presented by Prof. Lida Cope 4-8 PM. See the flyer.

 May 20: TCHCC 20th Anniversary Special Event - Sanford Schmid Amphitheater                                     
A Musical Tribute to 20 Years: Czech & Then Some Band from Ennis, Texas, will perform selections of music representing significant events in Texas-Czech music in the past 20 years. 7-9 PM  See the flyer.

May 21: Slavnost "May Fest"
Immigrants Tribute Ceremony 10:30AM • Fried chicken dinner 11AM • Music/Dance by Jodie Mikula Orchestra 12:30-5 PM. See the flyer.   

June 17: Ambassador's Visit
Honorable Hynek Kmonicek, Ambassador for the Czech Republic to the U.S., will visit TCHCC during his Texas tour.

June 24: TCHCC/CHS Youth & Family Day
Activities • Tours • Fun

July 15: CHS Summer Meeting and Genealogy Conference

October 20-21: Heritage Fest & Muziky    See the flyer
Friday, October 20Octoberfest on the Deck –  4 PM
Music by the Dujka Brothers 6-9:30 PM; Chicken & Dumplings served.

Saturday, October 21
Entertainment all day in the Hospoda (Beer Garden) 11:30 AM-6 PM; Music by Red Ravens and Bohemian Dutchmen
Antique Farm Equipment & Car Shows • Tarok Tournament • Museums • Demonstrations • Tours • Children Activities • and more!

Muziky, Muziky – Legend Series, Part V
Sanford Schmid Amphitheater 7-9:30 PM
The Legacy of Bobby Jones and the Bobby Jones Czech Band
Fireworks Finale

December 2: Christmas Open House 10AM-3PM
Chicken noodle soup & sandwich lunch • Village vintage Christmas décor • Kopecky Gift Shop with gifts for all on your Christmas list! See the flyer
Annual Gala 6-9:30PM Pavilion Hall
Dancing • Silent Auction • Door Prizes • Open Bar • Exquisite Dinner with Appetizers and Dessert
Music by The Czechaholics. See the invitation and buy tickets.
2017 Honorees: East Bernard Czech Singers, Martha Viktorin, Alice Sulak, Texas Polka News - Marie Tupa and Theresa Cernoch Parker Read more.