“Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.”

On March 2, 1836, Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Come join us in celebrating the 175th anniversary of this unique event!

On Friday, March 4, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum and Historic Waco Foundation will join to celebrate the 175th anniversary of Texas Independence.

The event will be held at the newly renovated Knox Center and will include tours of the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame with the Foundation’s Belles and Beaus, hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, silent auction, dinner, and an evening of dancing to the music of Jonquil Street. The entertainment also includes Mia Orosco, a nationally acclaimed fiddler, and Dave Tanner, a musical entertainer. Vicky Parker of Waco’s Bestyett Catering will cater the dinner.

The event will start at 6:30 for the reception with dinner and dancing from 7:30 to 11:30 pm. Cost will be $80.00 per person. Proceeds will support Historic Waco Foundation and the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and our efforts to preserve Waco/Texas history.

Call Historic Waco Foundation at 254-753-5166 for reservations by March 1st.