TEXAS HERITAGE INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION ASSOCIATION

Texas Independence Day Celebration - 2017 Schdule of Events

March 4

(Berta Cabaza Middle School Cafeteria)

Symposium Agenda

8:30 - 9:00          Welcome and registration

9:00 - 9:45          Dr. Joseph Chance

                           “José María de Jesús Carbajal”

9:45 - 10:30        Mr. Manuel Hinojosa

                           “The Adventures of Juan Davis Bradburn”

10:30 - 11:15      Mr. Sergio Gonzalez

                           “Jose De Escandon”

11:15 - 12:00       LUNCH

12:00 - 12:45       Mr. Leo Lopez

                           “Spanish Missions in Texas”

12:45 - 1:00        Wrap up / Announcements

Short Breaks* and Lunch** will be scheduled after every speaker.

 

March 10

8 PM Dessert      Cook-off Showgrounds

Entertainment:     Dirty 3 Band

March 18

(San Benito Showgrounds)

8:00 AM               Music - DJ Franko - Cooker’s Meeting

9:00 AM               THICA Market Day

10:00 AM             Lone Star Dream Musical performed by

                            Ed Downs Elementary students

11:00 AM             Commencement Ceremony & Presentation

                            of Colors - The San Benito Naval JROTC

11:15 AM             Invocation - Father Joe Villalon

11:20 AM             Proclamation - City of San Benito Mayor

                            Celeste Sanchez

12:00 PM             Battle Reenactment: Battle of Gonzales,

                            The Lexington of Texas, Narrated by Jack Ayoub

12:30 PM             Art Show Awards

1:00 PM               BBQ Cook-off Judging begins

2:00 PM               Battle Reenactment: Battle of the Alamo,

                            Narrated by Jack Ayoub

2:30 PM               LIVE Music - Roy Solis

4:00 PM               Battle Reenactment: Battle of San Jacinto,

                             Narrated by Jack Ayoub

4:30 PM               LIVE Music - The Tejano Boys

5:30 PM               BBQ Cook-off Winners Announced

Location:

San Benito Fair Grounds

FM 510 & Cesar Gonzalez Parkway

San Benito, Texas 78586

Addmission: $5.00 Parking Fee

Texas Heritage Independence Celebration Association  •  402 E. Harrison, Suite B, Harlingen, Texas 78550  •  956-367-3155  Fax: 956-428-6990