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Celebrates Texas Independence from Mexico

Enjoy Texas historic heroes interactive presentations and Texas-size, free concerts.

Help fire the cannon for $50 donation!

May 14, 2021 – Friday 9 am – 4 pm

May 15, 2021 – Saturday 10 am to 4 pm

Friday and Saturday Concerts from 4 pm to 7 pm.

Bring your family and lawn chairs to the 3629 Fall Creek Hwy near the Acton Cemetery in Acton, Texas. The Stroll and concerts are free events.

Meet the Heroes
Descendants of Texas Heroes along with the Fort Worth Legends present Smith, Travis, Houston, Bowie, Sequin, and more. Meet Crockett descendants. Enjoy black powder demonstrations, a blacksmith, Native Americans’ customs, and Texas heroes interactive presentations. Join us as we celebrate the birth of the Republic of Texas with the signing of the Treaties of Velasco in 1836.

Concert Performers
Kristyn Harris – 4-time reigning International Western Music Association Entertainer of the Year and the 2018 season of ABC’s American Idol.

Mike & Alecia Echols (Friday ONLY)- the Blue-Eyed Fiddler and the Princess, “Orange Blossom Special” to “Faded Love,”.

Ridge Roberts – National Fiddle Champion. appearing on the Grand Ole Opry in 2021 and this time Ridge sings.

The Vanderveer Brothers String Band (Saturday ONLY)- Old-time and Celtic traditional tunes, while also adding their special touch to each song.

Martin and Murphy – Old West stories and songs.

Become a Texas Heroes Foundation, a sponsor, or a volunteer. Help us preserve Texas history. Sponsor a flag!

This year’s theme is…

“Taking a Stand in Texas History”


Students, you can Win Cash Prizes and Awards for doing your homework!


Prizes are given out for top awards in each category.  Group awards will be shared by the group members.  We encourage choirs, bands, drama groups, and others to participate in group categories.

[box type=”info”]Writers, manuscripts must be mailed on or before February 15, 2017.
All other entries must be submitted on or before February 27th, 2017.[/box]

Awards Program will be on Thursday March 3rd. 6:30pm at the Acton Baptist Church 3500 Fall Creek Hwy 76049.

Entries may be picked up after the program. All entries not picked up will be discarded. Contact Peggy Freeman 214-675-5752 with questions.

$200 Best of Show

$100 First Place

$50 Second Place

$25 Third Place

$100 Group Award

THF Calendar QR code

Click or scan the QR code to import the THF Calendar to your PC or mobile device.

The Texas Heroes Foundation
invites you to

“Stroll Through Texas History”

Join us March 2nd & 3rd, 2017
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
beginning at Acton Baptist Church
3500 Fall Creek Hwy in Acton

  • Meet Texas Heroes portrayed by the THF members
  • Take part in the Elizabeth Crockett Memorial Ceremony
  • See live black powder demonstrations, and learn to rope
  • Enjoy period music & performing art winners
  • View the Student History Fair entries
  • Vote on People’s Choice Award, and more

Saturday Celebration pending.  For times and events updates click here.

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