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Texas Wendish Fest

  • 23 Sep 2018
  • Wendish Heritage Society, 1011 County Road 212, Serbin

Annual Wendish Fest
Sunday, September 23, 2018 (4th Sunday)

Enjoy the traditions of the Wendish and see demonstrations of noodle, saurkraut & sausage making as well as the painting of the beautiful Easter eggs. Tour the St. Paul Lutheran painted church and Wendish Museum. Other sites and activities include food, stone ground corn meal, classic autos and farm equipment, contests, coffee cake bake off, auctions and things for the children.

Texas Wendish Heritage Society, 1011 County Road 212, Giddings, Texas 78942

For information call: (979) 366-2441


Email: wendish@bluebon.net                    http://www.texaswendish.org/Pages/WendishFest.aspx


Be sure to attend the day-long activities including English worship service 8:30 am, 10:30 a.m. German Service. One of the Painted Churches of Texas.
Guest Speaker Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison,

President, The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod

MUSIC ALL DAY!

Also enjoy these events...
*Noon Meal. Noon Meal Ticket Sales Begin at 9:45 a.m. Noon meal served until 1:30 p.m.

*Coloring Contest
*Stick Horse Races

*”Kletternpfosten” (Greased Pole Climbing)
*Face Painting *Train Rides*Cross Cut Saw Contest
4:45 pm
*Coffee Cake Bake-Off

*Easter Egg Decorating *German Christmas Market *Crocheting *Rug Looming *Basket Weaving
*Knitting *Country Store *Noodle Making
2:00 pm
*Sausage Stuffing
2:30 pm
*Sauerkraut Making

*Live Auction 12:45 P.M.

*Silent Auction 10:00 A.M.-2:30 P.M.

*Washer Pitching 2:00 pm

*Weaving
*Quilting *Spinning *Stone Ground Corn Meal *Homemade Soap *Cording *Blacksmithing

*Wine Making *Snack Booths Open 2:00 p.m. *Vintage Machinery & Autos *1918 Grist Mill
*Vintage Fire Trucks *Music All Day *Wendish Folkways, Exhibits & Demonstrations

*Featured Entertainment: The Moravian Polka Band *Special Presentation - Ptaci Kwas (Bird Wedding)

Zetkamy so w Serbskim Festiwalu!

FREE ADMISSION TO THE GROUNDS

Snack Booths Open at 2:00 pm
Sausage & Sauerkraut Boats & Wraps
Drumsticks, Noodles, Desserts & Drinks

Also visit the Museum Complex
The Museum Complex will be open from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.


Giddings Area Chamber of Commerce                               Phone: (979) 542-3455
Mailing address: 183 E. Hempstead, Giddings TX 78942      

Physical Location: Giddings Chamber of Commerce & Visitor's Center at 183 E. Hempstead, Giddings TX 78942
Also houses: Lee County Museum
(on the Courthouse square)

Chamber email:  chambergiddings@gmail.com            Tourism email:   giddingschamber@gmail.com

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