Museum Happenings, Events, Exhibits

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The Ellis County Museum restarted its Brown Bag speaker series in September of 2009. This series features county residents speaking on local history and other topics of local interest. The event takes place the fourth Friday of the month from 12 – 1 PM at the Ellis County Museum, 201 S. College St. in downtown Waxahachie. The Brown Bag lunch series takes place in September, October, January, February, March, and April.

**Brown Bag logo courtesy of Mr. Jim West.

2018 – 2019 Brown Bag Series
September 28th
Ms. Candace Ahlfinger
“Memories of the Old Waxahachie Chautauqua and Getzendaner Park”

October 26th

January 25th

Mr. Steve Chapman
“Cooler Times – Cylinder Phonographs — Motorized and Oscillating Fans”

February 22nd
To Be Announced

March 22nd
To Be Announced

April 26th
To Be Announced


This informal lunch series is free and open to the public. This idea was originally conceived and organized by Ms. Julie Webb a number of years ago and was re-initiated by Ms. Beth Price.

Past Brown Bag Speakers