Capture the holiday fun at the Museum of South Texas History Sunday, December 10, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come on by to take a photo with Cowboy Santa. Each four inch by six inch photograph is $5 and will include a blank photo frame that can be decorated with supplies provided by the museum. These frames can be added to your Christmas tree at home or gifted to someone special, making it a fun holiday keepsake or gift.
If you need a break from decorating, purchase a traditional Mexican drink, such as atole or champurrado, and pair with a pan dulce from Young Gun Players Baseball Booster Club. Other holiday beverages are available for purchase with Grind Coffee, which will set up its coffee cart. Enjoy your beverage while playing board games with a museum staff member.
Check out the Museum Store filled with borderland-spirit gifts and books by José Alaniz, who will present his newest comic book collection at 2 p.m. the same day in the Courtyard Gallery.
MOSTH is building a collection of holiday related photographs and other pertinent documents. If you have photographs, recipes, or documents related to Thanksgiving, Christmas, or some other holiday experienced in South Texas, consider donating to the museum. Archivist Kelly Francis-Love will be your point of contact helping with original or digital photograph donations. If you can’t stop by, please visit www.mosthistory.org/border-foods-archive/ for more information.
Make it an afternoon at MOSTH December 10 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Regular museum admission fees apply: Adults $9; Seniors (62 years and older) $6; Students (ages 13 and older) $6; Active Military $6; Children ages 4 and older $5; Children 3 and under are free. FRIENDS of MOST enjoy free admission as part of their FRIENDship benefits. For more information, please visit www.mosthistory.org/events.
About Museum of South Texas History
The Museum of South Texas History is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is located downtown Edinburg at 200 North Closner Boulevard on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square. Founded in 1967 as the Hidalgo County Historical Museum in the 1910 Hidalgo County Jail, the museum has grown over the decades through a series of expansions to occupy a full city block. In 2003, following the completion of a 22,500 square foot expansion, the museum was renamed the Museum of South Texas History to better reflect its regional scope. Today, the museum preserves and presents the borderland heritage of South Texas and northeastern Mexico through its permanent collection and the Margaret H. McAllen Memorial Archives and exhibits spanning prehistory through the 20th century. For more information about MOSTHistory, including becoming a FRIEND, visit MOSTHistory.org, like on Facebook and Instagram, follow on Twitter, find on YouTube or call (956) 383-6911.