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Save the Date! Sunday, January 20, 2019 Dance to the Dujka Brothers at American Legion in Sealy.

 Join us November 17 for our 13th Annual Memorial Celebration.  Learn more .

Join us November 17 for our 13th Annual Memorial Celebration. Learn more.

  Find out  about our gun and gift card raffle. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Benefits the museum’s building fund.

Find out about our gun and gift card raffle. Only 1,000 tickets will be sold. Benefits the museum’s building fund.

  Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

Voted Best Plumber in Fayette County

  Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

Voted Best Fried Chicken and Hamburgers in Fayette County

 Check out our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Guide to plan your fall festival travel schedule!

Check out our 4th Annual Oktoberfest Guide to plan your fall festival travel schedule!

Monday, November 12

AUSTIN: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Evangeline Cafe, 6:30-8:30P...512-282-2586

Tuesday, November 13

GERONIMO: Jam Session (2nd Tues) @ VFW, 3-6:30P - Musicians, singers, and listeners are welcomed…830-303-9903

PLANO: Alan Walling @ Bavarian Grill, 6:45-10P…972-881-0705

Wednesday, November 14

HOUSTON: Auf Geht’s @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

PLANO: Alan Walling @ Bavarian Grill, 6:45-10P…972-881-0705

SAN ANTONIO: Jim Bolado/Country Sounds @ Martinez Social Club, 7:30-10:30P…210-661-2422

SCHULENBURG: Pettit Brothers @ Sengelmann Hall, 7P…979-743-2300

Thursday, November 15

EL CAMPO: Czechmates @ American Legion, 7:30-10P…979-543-3108

SAN ANTONIO: Off the Grid @ Quarry Hofbrau, 8-11P…210-290-8066

SEGUIN: Silver Opry (3rd Thurs) @ Silver Center, 7-9:30P…830-303-6612

THE WOODLANDS: Mike Gest & Night Session @ Rob Fleming Park Rec Center, 6:30-9P…281-516-7348

WACO: Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat (Boot Scootin' Club) @ Sul Ross Center, 7-10P...254-752-6412

 

Friday, November 16

CISTERN: Wesley Pearson, Great Dancing, Classic Country @ Cistern Country Store, 8P-12A…361-865-3655

GERONIMO: Karaoke @ VFW, 3-6:30P…830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506

GRANGER: DJ/Karaoke @ Cotton Club, 7-10P…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: The Fab 5 @ SPJST Lodge 88, 8-11:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

HOUSTON: Auf Geht’s @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

PEARLAND: Off the Grid @ King’s Biergarten, 6-10P…832-569-4141

SEGUIN: Charles/Fab 4 @ Silver Center, 7:30-11P…830-303-6612

TOURS (West): Roger Kirby & Texas Heartbeat West Over 40 Club) @ Tours Hall, 7-10P…254-822-9300

 

Saturday, November 17

ANHALT: Jeff Woolsey/Dancehall Kings @ Anhalt Hall, 8P…830-438-2873

CHAPPELL HILL: Polish American Council of Texas Meeting & Awards @ St. Stanislaus, See the flyer

CISTERN: Hwy 36, Live music & dancing @ Cistern Country Store, 9P-1A…361-865-3655

GERONIMO: GEEZER Rock-n-Roll @ VFW, 7-11P…830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506

GRANGER: Jason Allen @ Cotton Club, 9P-1A…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Auf Geht’s @ Rudi Lechner’s, 6-10P…713-782-1180

LA GRANGE: Cody Ray Henry & Bryan Tonelli (Acoustic) @ Mullins Prairie Store, 8P-12A…979-247- 4220

LA GRANGE: PLCTM Memorial Service/Dance w/Jodie Mikula Orchestra @ Pavilion Hall (Banner ad above)

LIBERTY: Liberty Opry on the Square – Michael & Ginny Hix, 4P…936-336-5830

Navasota: Justin Trevino @ Western Club, 8:30P-12:30A…936-825-9070

PEARLAND: Off the Grid @ King’s Biergarten, 5-10P…832-569-4141

PLANO: AlpenMusikanten @ Bavarian Grill, 7:30-11:30P…972-881-0705

Plantersville: Chris Rybak @ German Arborhaus Texas Ren Fest, 10A-Dusk…800-458-3435

WEBSTER: Kenny James @ Alpine Brauhaus, 6-9P…281-336-0788

 

Sunday, November 18

AUSTIN: Jason Roberts Band @ Little Longhorn Saloon, 4-8P…512-524-1291

CREEDMOOR: Al Dressen’s Super Swing Revue @ Community Center, 3:30-6:30P…512-243-6700

ELGIN: Czechaholics @ SPJST Lodge 18, 3-7P…512-285-3100

GERONIMO: Monte Good @ VFW, 3-6:30P…830-305-8829 or 830-379-0506

GRANGER: Can’t Hardly Playboyz @ Cotton Club, 5-10P…512-859-0700

HOUSTON: Southern Breeze @ VFW #10352, 2-5:30P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

PLANTERSVILLE: Chris Rybak @ German Arborhaus Texas Ren Fest, 10A-Dusk…800-458-3435

SAN ANTONIO: Justin Trevino @ Martinez Social Club, 3-6:30P…210-661-2422

SEATON (Temple): Jerry Haisler & Melody 5 @ Sefcik Hall, 6-9P…254-985-2356

SWEET HOME: Charles/Fab 4 @ Community Center, 2-6P (Ad Monthly Calendar page)

 

Monday, November 19

AUSTIN: Charles Thibodeaux/Austin Cajun Aces @ Evangeline Cafe, 6:30-8:30P...512-282-2586

LA GRANGE: Fayette County Country Music Opry (3rd Mon.) @ KC Hall, 7P Featuring Lisa Layne as Patsy Cline…979-966-3568

See full November schedule

 

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Concerts, Exhibits, Special Events

Through November 25, 2018
World War I & The Birth of Czechoslovakia
Also celebrating 100 years of Czech independence
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange

Through November 26, 2018
Lidice 1942
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange

Mon., November 26
Texas Dance Hall Preservation Photo Exhibit
Exhibit opens; program TBA
Texas Czech Heritage & Cultural Center, La Grange

November 27-December 1
Czech Music Festival
University of North Texas, Denton

UNT Czech Music Festival
Post Festival Tour
Dec. 2 Praha Advent Performance
Czech Opera Cunning Little Vixen
Dec. 4 Bryan
Dec. 5 Ennis
Dec. 6 Austin
Dec. 8 Dallas


 

Videos

Watch the videos by Walt Harfmann of Franz & Schorsch in Walburg...Ennis Czech Boys in Elgin...bands from his European trips

Watch the videos by George Weber of Alfred Vrazel and Fritz Hodde sitting in with Praha Brothers at Marak Picnic

 

 

  Safeguarding the Dance Hall Days of Texas  - a feature in Preservation magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation

Safeguarding the Dance Hall Days of Texas - a feature in Preservation magazine of the National Trust for Historic Preservation