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October 2018

Over There 1918

Oct 6 2018 - Oct 7 2018

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

Nov 10 2018 - Nov 11 2018
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

Dec 12 2018 @ 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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February 2019

As Time Goes By – Sweetheart Dinner Dance and Gala

February 9 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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$100

SOLD OUT- Call to see if there have been any cancellations As Time Goes By is a 1940s themed dinner dance gala benefiting the Texas Military Forces Museum, hosted by the Texas Military Forces Historical Foundation. The 20 piece Sentimental Journey Orchestra will transport you back in time to World War II. Dancing, a superb dinner by Austin Catering, silent auction, souvenir glass and photo booth will make this the perfect evening. Seating is limited. Tickets are $100 each and…

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Austin Opera Event

February 27 @ 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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March 2019

BATTLEGROUND 1863

March 2 - March 3
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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The Texas Military Forces Museum present a living history event of the Civil War -Battleground 1863- at Camp Mabry on March 2-3. 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 firing demonstrations of some of the Civil War’s most famous weapons. In addition the museum’s living history volunteers will explain the uniforms and equipment used by the troops, why they carried…

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Spy Pilot Talk

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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Join us for a talk by author Francis Gary Powers, jr. on his new book detailing the famous U2 mission of his father, Francis Gary Powers during the Cold War.   The event is free and will take place inside the museum.  Mr. Powers will sign books afterwards Powers in his office.

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Mabry Mixer- A Conversation with David T. Little

March 9 @ 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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A Conversation with David T. Little, composer of Soldier Songs Join us for a special weekend Maby Mixer including complimentary drinks and hors oeuvres, followed by an exclusive chat with the composer of Soldier Songs, David T. Little. This event is free for Museum Foundation members and $10 for non members. Please RSVP to badams@tmfhf.com Please note this event is SATURDAY March 9th

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April 2019

Camp Mabry Open House/Muster Day

April 13 - April 14
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…

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Palmito Ranch Author Talk and Book Signing

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Texas Military Force Museum @ Camp Mabry, 2200 W 35th St
Austin, TX 78703 United States
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The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission will be hosting an author talk and book signing for "Palmito Ranch, From Civil War Battlefield to National Historic Landmark" with authors Jody Edward Ginn and William Alexander McWhorter at the museum on April 17th. The event is FREE and open to the public.

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