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810 South Fourth Street
Waco, TX 76706
USA

(254) 753-5166

A foundation that preserves and showcases four historic house museums and hosts multiple educational opportunities throughout the year.
 

Calendar

Aug
12
1:00 PM13:00

Dolls, Dolls, Dolls!

Family Fun Day in August is all about dolls! On our last day of the Summer Santa Sale, bring your doll for a little taste of Christmas at the end of the summer. Tea parties, Christmas ornament crafts, and snow are just a few of the exciting events on the agenda! ($10 per family)

 

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Jun
11
to Jun 15

Civil War Summer Camp

Back by Popular demand is our Civil War Summer Camp! 

Experience Civil War history first hand and let the history come alive with our Summer Camp this year! 

Located: East Terrace 

June 11th-15th

Ages 7-12

Time 9:00am-12:00pm 

Cost: $75 per camper 

Visit our events page for a more detailed account of camp and register today! 

 

 

 

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Dec
1
to Dec 10

Christmas on the Brazos

Dec. 1 6-8 p.m. Candlelight tours of McCulloch House and Fort House; $5

Dec. 2 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Houses are Open

Dec. 3 noon to 4 p.m. All Houses are Open

Dec. 5-8 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. McCulloch House and Fort House are Open for Tours

 Dec. 9 9-11 a.m. Breakfast with Santa; McCulloch; $10 per family

Dec. 9 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. All Houses are Open

Dec. 10 noon to 4 pm. All houses are open

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Oct
10
to Mar 31

A Fashionable Past

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. Hours are 11-3 pm Tuesday through Friday, and Saturday 1-4 pm. at Fort House, 503 S. 4th St. The exhibit is included with regular house admission.

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Oct
6
6:30 PM18:30

From Corsets to Coco

At the free opening reception for Historic Waco Foundation's "A Fashionable Past" exhibit, a panel of experts from Baylor's fashion design and fashion merchandising will discuss women's fashion, from the restrictive styles of the 1880s to the Flapper era to the appearance of Chanel. The reception will begin at 6:30 p.m.

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Jul
7
6:00 PM18:00

What About Waco Documentary

This four-episode documentary, written and directed by award-winning film maker Chris Scott, premieres at the Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas, 715 Columbus Ave. Reception with cash bar at 6 p.m. with seating beginning at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

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Jul
6
6:00 PM18:00

What About Waco Documentary

This four-episode documentary, written and directed by award-winning film maker Chris Scott, premieres at the Masonic Grand Lodge of Texas, 715 Columbus Ave. Reception with cash bar at 6 p.m. with seating beginning at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.

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May
7
1:00 PM13:00

ATTIC TREASURES

Historic Waco Foundation will hold their annual Attic Treasures Sale on May 5th, 6th and 7th at 4318 W. Waco. Drive (in the Brazos Place Shopping Center).  Gently used, new, vintage and antique housewares, clothing, linens, books, art, seasonal decorations, sports equipment, small appliances and much more. Something for everyone at low prices.

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May
6
8:00 AM08:00

ATTIC TREASURES

Historic Waco Foundation will hold their annual Attic Treasures Sale on May 5th, 6th and 7th at 4318 W. Waco. Drive (in the Brazos Place Shopping Center).  Gently used, new, vintage and antique housewares, clothing, linens, books, art, seasonal decorations, sports equipment, small appliances and much more. Something for everyone at low prices.

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May
5
8:00 AM08:00

ATTIC TREASURES

Historic Waco Foundation will hold their annual Attic Treasures Sale on May 5th, 6th and 7th at 4318 W. Waco. Drive (in the Brazos Place Shopping Center).  Gently used, new, vintage and antique housewares, clothing, linens, books, art, seasonal decorations, sports equipment, small appliances and much more. Something for everyone at low prices.

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Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Spring Lecture

This year's Spring Lecture will help commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the United States entering into World War I with "The War to End All Wars." This year's lecture will be presented by Dr. David A Smith, a History professor at Baylor University. 

This lecture is FREE to the public and will be held at Lee Lockwood Library and Museum! Refreshments will be provided! 

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Apr
8
9:00 AM09:00

HISTORIC WACO FLOWER SALE

On April 8th McCulloch HouseGeranium Sale and Earle Napier Kinnard Caladium Sale will combine for a flower sale at the Fort House parking lot, 503 So. 4th Street, from 9 am to 3pm. To insure your purchase, place preorders:

McCulloch  : geraniums, begonias, ferns, bougainvillea --  call  254-644-6910 or 254-715-8060

Earle Napier Kinnard : Caladiums- red ,white, and pink--   call 254-741-0452 or 254-848-4177

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Mar
18
1:00 PM13:00

Saddle Up Skadoo

Howdy Partner! Saddle Up at our Skadoo to celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Chisholm Trail! This year the Mayborn Museum, Texas Ranger Hall of Fame, and Historic Waco Foundation are joining forces to celebrate this momentous occasion! Lasso your family together to be a Texas cowboy for the day with tours of historic East Terrace, livestock, a Cowboy storyteller, live music, roping demonstrations, crafts, and snacks for a day on the range! $10 for the whole family!

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Mar
10
10:30 AM10:30

Waco-McLennan County Library on the Go Story Time

Historic Waco Foundation and Waco McLennan Country Library will host a Story Time Hour at East Terrace! Enjoy a story by one of the Children's Librarians in the East Terrace's Ballroom! A fun and exciting experience your kids will remember for years to come! After story time take a walk through the house to experience one of Waco's oldest houses! 

Contact Waco's Central Library for questions and more information! (254) 750-5941

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Mar
4
6:00 PM18:00

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Get ready for a night of get up out of your chair dancing and everything Texas! Join us at Tucker Hall for a night of live entertainment with country western band Ain't Misbehavin', country western dancing, and classic Texas BBQ by Vitek's BBQ to celebrate Texas Independence! There will also be a silent and audible auction with fantastic items from local Waco businesses! 

 

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