Last Sat in October is the Helena Indian Summer Heritage Festival

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Helena Indian Summer Heritage Festival, 27 Oct 2018


Confederate Army Camp

 The Former Texas Ranger Foundation Living History Educators 

Dutch Oven Cooking Demo 

Tour our museum, barn & the Ruckman house 

 Local Authors, Artists & Characters

  Children’s activities 

  Sweets Shoppe 

Entertainment throughout the day/ Music with Ben Farias 2-4pm

Food and drink booths

12:00 Shoot out at the old Courthouse 

3:00 Folklorico Dancers 

  Raffle drawing at 3:30 pm   For More Information:   830-780-3210 

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We are a community-based organization focused on helping make the world around us a better, happier place. With the help of our tireless staff, we organize fundraisers, exciting community-building events, and in-depth training sessions for our volunteers.

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Helena, Texas and Karnes County Historical Society

State Highway 80 and Farm Road 81

830 780 3210


Friday through Monday 10am until 4pm