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Galveston Historical Foundation

Menardi Gras! 2023

1838 Menard House 1605 33rd Street, Galveston, TX

Celebrate Mardi Gras 2023 at the site of the island’s first celebration of the annual fest in 1853, the Michel B. Menard House! Join Galveston Historical Foundation for Menardi Gras!, a night of food, fun, music by the Bayou City Brass Band, and frivolity at Galveston’s oldest residence. PRESENTED BY COLDWELL BANKER TGRE

$75

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

The Depot on Market 3304 Market, Galveston, TX

Founded in 2012, Galveston's Own Farmers Market is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting our community to local foods through year-round weekly farmers markets, food access initiatives, school gardens and health & food education opportunities.

Free

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

The Depot on Market 3304 Market, Galveston, TX

Founded in 2012, Galveston's Own Farmers Market is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting our community to local foods through year-round weekly farmers markets, food access initiatives, school gardens and health & food education opportunities.

Free

Preservaton U: Wood Windows, Maintenance, and Repair

Architectural Salvage Warehouse 3304 Market, Galveston, TX

Join GHF and Victor Galvez for a hands-on seminar on maintaining and repairing historic wooden windows. This seminar will cover wooden windows' dos and don'ts (and why). Mr. Galvez has over 20 years of experience remodeling historic coastal homes. This Preservation U is free and open to the public. Email Nick.Barbee@galvestonhistory.org with any questions

Free

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

The Depot on Market 3304 Market, Galveston, TX

Founded in 2012, Galveston's Own Farmers Market is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting our community to local foods through year-round weekly farmers markets, food access initiatives, school gardens and health & food education opportunities.

Free

Mardi Gras History Tour

1838 Menard House 1605 33rd Street, Galveston, TX

In 1840, the Galveston City Company founder, Michel Menard, hosted the first masquerade ball on the island, most probably, as a housewarming. History was made on March 26, 1856, as the first Mardi Gras ball in Galveston was held at the house. The Galveston News reported the next day that over 300 guests attended and […]

$20

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

The Depot on Market 3304 Market, Galveston, TX

Founded in 2012, Galveston's Own Farmers Market is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting our community to local foods through year-round weekly farmers markets, food access initiatives, school gardens and health & food education opportunities.

Free

Texas Independence Day Tour

1838 Menard House 1605 33rd Street, Galveston, TX

Galveston's oldest residence, the 1838 Menard House, takes center stage for this exciting discussion and tour. Galveston Island, and the city itself, played a significant part in the history of Texas' independence from Mexico and the formation of the Republic of Texas. Michele Menard, the owner of the Menard House, was a delegate to the […]

$20

Preservation U: Native Planting Workshop

Galveston Artist Residency 2521 Mechanic, Galveston, TX

Pricilla Files, Executive Director of The Island Tree Conservancy, and Cindee Travis Klement, Houston-based Artist, educator, and naturalist, will lead a conversation on the Whys and Hows of native planting and explore its relationship to Historic Preservation. Preservation U is an ongoing series by the Galveston Historical Foundation’s preservation department. Our events are free and […]

Free

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market

The Depot on Market 3304 Market, Galveston, TX

Founded in 2012, Galveston's Own Farmers Market is a 501 (c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to connecting our community to local foods through year-round weekly farmers markets, food access initiatives, school gardens and health & food education opportunities.

Free