Join us for at Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour! These events happen 4 times a year and give you a chance to learn some history, have appetizers and drinks and meet new friends. Join us on Wednesday December 15th from 5:30 to 8:30 pm for "Christmas Cocktails at the Museum" Come celebrate the season … Continue reading "Mabry Mixer Happy Hour December 2021"
We are back for our 11th year. It is time again for the annual Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation WWII themed Sweetheart Dinner Dance. The event will take place at the museum on February 12, 2022 starting at 6:30 pm. As always we will feature the talented Sentimental Journey Orchestra under the direction of Ted … Continue reading "2022 WWII Sweetheart Dinner Dance Fundraiser"
The Texas Military Forces Museum will explore the weapons and tactics of the American Civil War with a special program -Battleground 1863- at Camp Mabry on March 12-13. Visitors will get a chance to get an up close and personal look at how soldiers on both sides lived during the war, as well as see … Continue reading "Battleground 1863"
Join us Saturday April 30th and Sunday May 1st for Camp Mabry Living History Weekend. There will be living history camps from Civil War through Vietnam to explore, military vehicle rides, military vehicle displays, and here will be a Civil War demo each day at 11:30 and a WWII battle each day at 1:00. The … Continue reading "Camp Mabry Living History Weekend"
Close Assault 1968 : Saturday May 28 and Sunday May 29 Our Close Assault program this spring will honor our nation’s Vietnam Veterans… many of whom joined the Guard after their regular Army service. Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day with this back at the Vietnam War. Close Assault 1968 honors the service and … Continue reading "Close Assault 1968"
Hands on History--Uniformed reenactors will be displaying weapons from the Texas Revolution through Vietnam, and members of today's Texas Army National Guard will be exhibited weapons from the current time. You'll be able to climb up inside aircraft and armored vehicles and actually TOUCH HISTORY. A fun and educational experience for the entire family! The … Continue reading "Hands On History"
Join us on Wednesday October 26, 2022 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm for an "October Fest" Mabry Mixer Come and meet the artists and directors behind AVA Fest 2022. The AVA Festival brings awareness to alternative forms of healing and therapy for veterans and is the primary fundraiser for The Veteran's Suicide Prevention Channel. AVA … Continue reading "October “Fest” Mabry Mixer"
Remember the true meaning of Veteran's Day with this stirring look back at World War II. Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by focusing on the history of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard during World War II. The free program features members of the Texas … Continue reading "Close Assault 1944"
Remember the true meaning of Veteran's Day with this stirring look back at World War II. Close Assault 1944 honors the service and sacrifice of America’s veterans by focusing on the history of the 36th Infantry Division of the Texas Army National Guard during World War II. The free program features members of the Texas … Continue reading "Close Assault 1944 Sunday Show"