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.
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. Any memorabilia of an ancestor who fought in WWI is now being accepted for display in the exhibit. Please contact TCHCC if you have an ancestor who served in WWI to be included in our registry. Special programs are planned for June 22 and November 3. See details below.
May 19: The Stand-In (Zaskok) A play by Brian Stewart
Comedy set in 1910 in a small Czech theater company. Sanford Schmid Amphitheater, 7-9 PM
Pre-sale tickets are $12 and $15 night of the event. Click below to pre-order tickets now! 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.
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 (RSVP) • More TBA
July 16-29: Czech Republic Bohemian and Moravian Tour 2017
13 days through the Czech lands. Contact Patsy Robertson. SOLD OUT!
October 19-20: Heritage Fest & Muziky
Friday: Octoberfest on the Deck: Music by the Dujka Brothers Band 6-9:30P • Chicken & Dumplings served beginning at 5:30P
Saturday: Music by Jerry Haisler & the Melody 5 and Enzian Buam 11:30A-6P
Antique Farm Equipment & Car Show • Saw Mill • Koláč Eating Contest • Heritage Demonstrations & Booths • Tarock Tournament • Muziky, Muziky Performance at the Amphitheater – The Legacy of the Vrazels Polka Band: 7-9:30P • Fireworks Finale 9:30P
October 28: It's a Birthday Party! Hanslik Hall, 1 PM
Join us in Celebrating the Birth of Czechoslovakia & 100th Year Anniversary
November 3: 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
December 1: Christmas Open House & Gala
Open House, 10 AM-3 PM: Chicken noodle soup lunch • Gift shop • Vintage decorated Czech Village
Annual Gala, 6-9:30 PM: Honoring Czech Musicians & Bands • Silent Auction • Music & Dancing by The Czechaholics • Culinary Creations (Advance tickets)
More events to be announced. Watch the website for updates.
2018 Past Events
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.
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 20 – Octoberfest 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
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.