Selfie Scavenger Hunt TID
 

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hanna-nicoleHannah, way to go, girl!

Hannah’s name was drawn from those selfie entries we received in the Selfie Scavenger Hunt TID.  She will receive $50 for her entry at the Stroll Thru Texas History.

The Texas Heroes Foundation is so excited because Spotted IMG_4360Horse and Running Water will be at the Stroll Thru Texas History  on March 2, 2016.  All students and classes are invited to sign up to come and enjoy this unique educational event.

 

March 2, 2016 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 pm  – Stroll Through Texas History” begins at Acton Baptist Church at 3500 Fall Creek Hwy in Acton, Texas. Children can meet Texas Heroes, portrayed by the THF Team, partake in Elizabeth Crockett Memorial Ceremony, make period crafts, see black powder demonstrations, enjoy period music & performing art winners, view the Student History Fair, vote on People’s Choice Award, enter the Selfie Contest and more. All classes and pk12large groups need to sign up in advance. Call 214-675-5752.

March 2, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Time subject to change)– Ceremony at the Acton Cemetery at Elizabeth Crockett’s grave site in recognition of Crockett ancestors, an historical presentation about the Crocketts, with placement of 13 yellow roses (one for each day the Alamo was under siege) on Elizabeth’s grave monument.

March 3, 2016 at 6:30 pm – Awards presentation and performances for the Texas Heroes Foundation Student History Fair at Acton Baptist Church at 3500 Fall Creek Hwy in Acton.

 

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Just one of thTID pics12e floats and entries planned for  March 21st, parade and events to celebrate Texas.  General Granbury’s birthday, Bulls on the Beach and a Selfie Scavenger Hunt for you and the kids to learn more about Texas History.  Springtime in Texas happens March 21-22!  Enjoy it; it’ll be summer by March 23.

Win $50

“Selfie” Scavenger Hunt

selfie huntThe Texas Independence Day Celebration

Would you like to win $50?

Help keep Texas history in our hearts and minds. Join us on March 21-22, 2015 and take selfies as you participate in the Independence Day Celebration.

To be entered into the “Selfie” Scavenger Hunt, you must take courageous selfies

of at least 7 of the following items and post them beginning on March 21:

 

  • You at Texas Independence Day Celebration Opening Ceremony
  • You and a Vendor or with an Exhibits
  • You with the Texas Flag
  • You at Bull Riding on the Beach
  • You at the Parade
  • You with a Texas Hero
  • You with Elizabeth Crockett Memorial in Acton
  • You with your Favorite Student History Fair Entry
  • You with the Granbury Historic Courthouse
  • You with a Native American
  • You and the TID stage with one of the great musicians
  • Two facts you learned about Texas history that you did not know before.
  • You and the huge Declaration of Independence of the Republic poster.
  • Enter by using #SelfieMarch2texas2015.
  • Entries must be posted by March 22, 2015 by 10:00 p.m.
  • Must take at least 7 selfies and enter them at www.March2Texas.com.

Winner will be notified and posted on www.March2Texas.com.

Each picture posted becomes the property of Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas and the Texas Heroes Foundation and can be used on their webpage and in any social media setting

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“Selfie” Scavenger Hunt

The Texas Independence Day Celebration

True courage is completing the things you say, while cowardice is just saying the things you wish to complete.” ~ William Barrett Travis

Do you have the courage to complete the Texas Independence Day Celebration “Selfie” Scavenger Hunt?

Would you like to win $50?

Help keep Texas history in our hearts and minds. Join us on March 21-22, 2015 and take selfies as you participate in the Independence Day Celebration.

To be entered into the “Selfie” Scavenger Hunt, you must take courageous selfies

of at least 7 of the following items and post them beginning on March 21:

 

  • You at Texas Independence Day Celebration Opening Ceremony
  • You and a Vendor or with an Exhibits
  • You with the Texas Flag
  • You at Bull Riding on the Beach
  • You at the Parade
  • You with a Texas Hero
  • You with Elizabeth Crockett Memorial in Acton
  • You with your Favorite Student History Fair Entry
  • You with the Granbury Historic Courthouse
  • You with a Native American
  • You and the TID stage with one of the great musicians
  • Two facts you learned about Texas history that you did not know before.
  • You and the huge Declaration of Independence of the Republic poster.
  • Enter by using #SelfieMarch2texas2015.
  • Entries must be posted by March 22, 2015 by 10:00 p.m.
  • Must take at least 7 selfies and enter them at www.March2Texas.com.

Winner will be notified and posted on www.March2Texas.com.

Each picture posted becomes the property of Texas Independence Day Celebration of North Texas and the Texas Heroes Foundation and can be used on their webpage and in any social media setting.selfie hunt

SAselfie huntTURDAY MARCH 21, 2015

9:00-6:00

Exhibitors: Square, Langdon, Beach

Children’s Games, Handicrafts – Langdon

Silent Auction opens at Texas Heroes Foundation Tent

Re-enactors, Indians, Living History at Langdon

Bean & Rib Cook-Off west side of Square

9:00-10:00

Buttermilk Junction Band – Stage at the Square

10:00-11:00 Opening Ceremony – Stage at the Square

Master of Ceremony: Commissioner Steve Berry

Welcome to Granbury – Mayor Nin Hulett

Invocation – Rev. Glenn Ward

Presentation of the Proclamation – James Veale Day: County

Judge Darrell Cockerham

Pledge to the American Flag – 2015 SHF Champion

Star-Spangled Banner – Michael Alexander

Pledge to the Texas Flag – 2014 SHF Champion – Rachel Mastick

Texas Our Texas – Ridge Roberts

Remarks – Boots Hubbard and presentation of a few awards.

Conclusion – PresidentTexas Heroes Foundation Cullen Crisp

11:00 Parade around the Historic Granbury Square!

11:30 Pre-sell Bean Cups on Houston Street side of Square

11:30-12:30 Granbury Cloggers on Stage

12:00 – 5:00 Historical Granbury Courthouse OPEN to Public

12:00-3:00 People’s Choice Bean Tasting – $2/cup

12:30-1:30 Dance Dreams on Stage

1:00 – 2:30 Mutton Bustin’ on the Beach

1:30 Western Re-enactment on the Square in front of Bank

2:00-3:00 Wild West Music of the Buffalo Bill Cowboy Band

3:00-5:00 Entertainment Doug Rose on Stage

3:30 Outrageous Outhouse Race around the Square

3:45 Western Re-enactment on the Square

4:00 Cook-Off Awards for Beans & Ribs on Stage

4:00 Silent Auction Closes

4:30 – 6:30 Live Bull Riding on the Beach & Calf Scramble for kids

5:00-6:00 Passing Through Band – Stage at the Square

6:00 Exhibits Close

General Granbury’s Birthday Cake!

SUNDAY MARCH 22, 2015

10:00 AM Cowboy Church – Rev. Glenn Ward, Passing Through Band -Stage

10:00 – 5:00 Exhibitors: Square, Langdon

Re-enactors, Indians, Living History – Langdon

Children’s Games, Handicrafts – Langdon

11:00-12:00 Passing Through Band – Stage at the Square

11:30 Pre-sell Bean Cups on Houston Street side of Square

12:00-1:00 LIVE Music on Stage at the Square

12:00-2:30 Brisket Cook-Off

1:00-1:30 Bobby Don Shelton

1:30-2:00 Ridge Roberts

2:00-3:00 Prairie Wind Band

2:15 Western Re-enactment on the Square

2:30 Cook-Off Judging – Brisket only

3:00-4:00 LIVE Music on Stage at the Square

4:00 Cook-Off Awards – Brisket on Stage

4:15-4:35 Bobby Don Shelton

4:35-5:00 Ridge Roberts

5:00 General Granbury and TIDC Close! Thanks for Attending!

An educational and inspiring program for March 2, 2015 at 12:30 noontime at Travis hands Smith messageElizabeth Crockett Memorial Ceremony – Acton Cemetery

  • Welcome, Prayer – Rev Glenn Ward
  • Recognition of attending Crockett Family members – Sylvia Hickey
  • Memorial for Ken Hendricks – Sons of Confederates
  • Historical Presentations – Brandy Herr
  • David Crockett comments – Rich Merrill
  • Amazing Grace – Fiddlin’ Ridge Roberts
  • Placement of 13 Yellow Roses – Cullen Crisp
  • Color Guard-Black Powder Musket Volley, Cannon Fire, Benediction
  • Closing Remarks – Sylvia Hickey
  • Closing Prayer – Rev Glenn Ward

 All information is subject to change.

For information contact
Sylvia Hickey 817-894-9590

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