Special Events

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 Palo Pinto County Historical Association

 Old Jail opens for the season every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00 am Р3:00 pm through December 10 and is free of charge.
If you have questions or would like to schedule a special or group visit, call (940) 325-0789.
Location - 5th and Elm Palo Pinto, Texas just south of the court house.  In cooperation again this year with Humanities Texas The Palo Pinto County Historical Association brings new exhibits to the Old Jail Museum Complex.

Art - Flute & Music Festival
May 19 - 20, 2018
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
 
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Local Artist and Musicians on Stage All Day
Bring your chair so you sit and enjoy the music.
Experienced and Beginner Flute Playing workshops
Complete List of Musicians Performances and Workshops can be found here: https://webg11.wixsite.com/palopintoartflute
 
 
 
 

June 2, 2018
Frontier Days, Celebrating Palo Pinto County Old Settlers
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old Jail Museum Complex
 
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All Day Fun - Live Music and Living History Demostrations - doll making, sewing, quilting, spinning, whittling, games and other frontier crafts...
Come in Period Dress 
Meet Ancestors of the County's Early Settlers 
Melodrama Performance at 11:00 am
 

August 11 - September 15, 2018
Rural Texas Women at Work, 1930-1960

pp womenPays tribute to our industrious and enterprising rural grandmothers and their families in the middle third of the 20th century.

“Rural Texas Women at Work” uses photographs and explanatory texts to convey a sense of the lives of rural Texas women, the helpful programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Extension Service and the changes that swept across rural Texas in the Great Depression and World War II.

Sponsored by Texas A&M University, Texas Agricultural Extension Service, Arts Council of Brazos Valley and produced by Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

 December 13, 2018
Frontier Chrismas
Old Jail Museum Complex
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Old Fashioned Christmas 
 
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Musicians
Caroling
Story Telling
Surrey Rides 
Come in Period Dress 
Shop Country Store for Gifts 
Family Fun
 
 
 

 

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Palo Pinto Facts

The "Welcome" sign in Mineral Wells in 1929 served as the inspiration for the landmark sign of "Hollywood" in Los Angeles.