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Current Hours of OperatioN
Tuesday: Fort House (503 South 4th.) 11 am-3 pm
Wednesday: Fort House (503 South 4th.) 11 am-3 pm
Thursday: Fort House (503 South 4th) 11 am-3 pm
Friday: Fort House (503 South 4th) 11 am-3 pm
Saturday: Fort House (503 South 4th) 1-4 pm, Earle-Napier-Kinnard (814 South 4th St.)1-4 pm
Sunday: East Terrace (100 Mill St.) 1-4 pm, McCulloch (407 Columbus Ave) 1-4 pm,
Parking is available behind Fort House, let the parking attendant know when you arrive.
A Busy spring planned for Historic Waco
Historic Waco has a number of events planned for the spring. Take a look below and mark your calendar.
Friday, Feb 1 - McCulloch House open for First Fridays, Pokey O food truck out in front and free admission to house
Sunday, Feb 11 - Hearts, Lace, and Victorian Valentine Skadoo
1-4 p.m. McCulloch House
1:00-4:00 pm, $10.00 per family
Saturday, March 3 - Texas Independence Day Celebration
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. East Terrace
Entertainment (Lone Star Stout), food, activities, games, storyteller's guild, tour of house,
book sale. $10.00 per family
Lavonia Jenkins Barnes Decorative Arts Course to Begin Feb. 6
Would you like to know more about the decorative arts? Then make plans to attend the Barnes Decorative Arts Course. During the spring, faculty from Baylor University will give lectures about various aspects of the topic. All the lectures will run from 6-8 p.m. and will be held in the Education Center at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Musuem. The course also will include house tours of Historic Waco's four house museums and a trip to Bayou Bend in Houston. Tickets are $75 to attend all seven classes, $50 for the Bayou Bend trip and $15 per class.
The event dates and topics are:
Feb. 6 Waco History Dr. Stephen Sloan
Feb. 13 Decorative Arts 1650-1840 Dr. Kenneth Hafertepe
Feb. 20 Decorative Arts 1840-1930 Dr. Hafertepe
Feb. 27 Architectural Gems of Waco Eric Ames
March 6 Evolution of American Art Dr. Karen Pope
March 13 Fort House and Earle Napier Kinnard House Tour
March 20 East Terrace and McCulloch House Tour
March 27 Trip to Bayou Bend
Call 254-753-5166 for more information.
"A Fashionable Past" To Run through March 31
From corsets and large hats of the Edwardian era to sequins and short dresses of Flappers, this new exhibit from Historic Waco Foundation looks at women's fashion from 1880 through the 1940's. All items on display are part of HWF's Heritage Collection. Regular exhibit hours are 11-3 pm Tuesday through Friday, and Saturday 1-4 pm. The exhibit is included in Fort House admission.
Baylor Game Day Parking Available at Earle-Napier-Kinnard House
$100: Season Pass
$20: Single Game
Tailgating Spaces available and can be reserved at no extra cost. Open 3 hours prior to kickoff. Proceeds benefit HWF and help with upkeep of Earle-Napier-Kinnard House Museum. For more information, call 254.744.6220 or 254.753.5166.
WHAT ABOUT WACO DOCUMENTARY DVD FOR SALE
We have a limited number of "What About Waco" DVDs for sale. The cost is $30. You can pick one up at 810 S. 4th Street or call us at 254.753.5166 to order and we will mail the DVD to you for a small shipping charge.