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December 2017

A Merry Mabry Mixer- History Happy Hour

Dec 13 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join Us on December 13th for a Special Holiday themed Mabry Mixer. Strolling Victorian carolers from McNeil High School Musicale will be preforming holiday songs including a selection of songs popular during the era's covered by the Texas Military Forces Museum. This is a Free event for our members and only $5 for non-members. Not a member and want to join? Join the Foundation We will have special holiday themed Hord’oeuvres and desserts plus beer, wine & soft drinks are all…

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March 2018

Mabry Mixer: A Glass from the Past-The Wines of War

March 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Prime your palate and join us for some sparkling discussion and a sampling of the vinos of World War II. Your tasting will feature several wines and a champagne, and will be presented by a professional sommelier.  A sampling of topics includes preparing for war, the resistance and wine, and the 36th liberation story. An R.S.V.P is required for this event, seating is limited to 60. Cost for this event is free fir Foundation members and $10 for non members.…

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April 2018

Camp Mabry Open House/Muster Day

April 21 @ 8:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Muster Day traces it’s roots back to when Texas was still a republic. In the early days, on an annual basis, the troops were ‘mustered’ or called to report.  Over the years, the mustering of the troops became obsolete. However, the Texas Military Forces Museum as part of the Texas Military Forces  yearly Open House at Camp Mabry, holds a Muster Day where reenactors of all periods from the Texas Revolution  through current times can display their historical uniforms, weapons and equipment and show…

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May 2018

Close Assault 1944

May 26 - May 27
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Remember the true meaning of Memorial 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 Military Forces Living History Detachment exhibiting the uniform and equipment worn by the American GI in the European Theater of the Second World War, as…

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June 2018

Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour   Ever wondered what happens to the artifacts not on exhibit at a museum? What does a museum do with all those extra items? How are they stored? What stories do they have to tell? The answers to these questions and many more can be found at our next Mabry Mixer event.  Behind the scenes tours will happen every 30 minutes beginning at 6:00. We will also have wonderful complimentary hor d'oeuvers, beer, wine…

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July 2018

Hands on History

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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$5.00

Come see and handle some of the most famous weapons in military history. The Texas Military Forces Museum will be opening it’s gun vault up for one night- July 21, 2018 from 6pm to 9 pm. Climb inside a M4A3 Sherman tank, a German Hetzer, WWII and post war era jeeps, a Kiowa and Raven helicopter, US and German halftracks and M113 and more. Weapons from the Civil War through the War on Terror will be available to touch and pick up.…

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September 2018

Mabry Mixer- A History Happy Hour

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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  Join us on September 19th to learn about dances popular during the Civil War 1860-1865. We will have a live "caller", period music, food and drinks. Mabry Mixers are free to our members and $10 for all others. Not yet a member? join here: Join the Foundation

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October 2018

Over There 1918

October 6 - October 7

On October 7, 1918, the newly created 36th Infantry Division entered combat for the first time as part of the French 4th Army, which was advancing on the left flank of the U.S. 1st Army during the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.  Over the next 24 days the division would break the German lines near the village of St. Etienne and then pursue the enemy to Aisne River, where the 36th would smash a German bridgehead near Foret Farm.  On October 6-7, 2018…

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November 2018

Close Assault 1944

November 10 - November 11
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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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, now in its eighth year, features members of the Texas Military Forces Living History Detachment exhibiting the uniform and equipment worn by the American GI in the European Theater of…

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December 2018

Merry Mabry Mixer

December 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join us for our annual Holiday Mabry Mixer. Ben Milam whiskey will be on hand for a bourbon /whiskey tasting and we will have live jazz playing. As always savories, sweet, beer, wine and soft drinks are complimentary. Foundation members are free, all others pay $10 at the door. Go to tmfhf.org to join. Please RSVP by December 5th.

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