Feb
7
Fri
School of the Piece: Artillery Safety Training Course
Feb 7 @ 9:00 am – Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm

Fort Concho and the Loyal Train Chapter of the United States Field Artillery Association (USFAA) will be hosting the School of the Piece Safety Training Course February 7-9.
Cost for the training will be $50.00 for early-registration, or $55.00 at the door.
Participants are asked to bring their wool jackets to the training. Loaner jackets are available upon request (limited quantities).
Lodging at Fort Concho is also available upon. Please let us know if you will be staying at the site for the training when you register.

Schedule:
February 7th— 9:00 am Check-In/Registration opens at the Living History Stables Classroom (234 Henry O Flipper). TBA Evening Social/Supper.
February 8th—8:00 am Breakfast; 9:00 am Classroom Instruction; 12:00 pm Lunch; 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm Classroom instruction; 6:00 pm Dinner (chicken fried steak with trimmings) provided by the Loyal Train Chapter.
February 9th—8:00 am Breakfast; 9:00 am Field Instruction; 12:00 pm Lunch/Completion certificates awarded.

To register, please send payment to:
Ray Johnson
7246 Sportsman Dr.
Brownwood Texas 76801

For questions, please call Ray Johnson at 325-642-8853.

Feb
29
Sat
Baseball Heritage Symposium
Feb 29 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Sponsored by the local chapter of the Society for American Baseball Research, Fort Concho is hosting a Baseball Heritage Symposium, on Saturday, February 29, in the Living History Stables Classroom.
The program includes several presentations with topics ranging from regional baseball history to the 1919 Chicago Back Box scandal. There will also be a minor league baseball quiz! If weather permits, the fort’s vintage baseball team will play a baseball game (1860s rules) on nearby the Parade Field.
The program is free to all, and will provide morning refreshments and coffee, as well as pizza for lunch.

Mar
12
Thu
Campfire Story Night
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us under the Texas night sky for an evening of storytelling and s’mores. Bring a blanket and/or chair, and listen to our storytellers recount untold tales about Fort Concho and the Texas frontier.

The event is free to all and will be held in the Courtyard (between Barracks 5/6). S’more will be provided.

Jul
4
Sat
Independence Day at Fort Concho
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Following an old army tradition, Fort Concho will fire artillery salutes in celebration of our nation’s birthday. The artillery salutes will take place on the hour near the Visitor Center at Barracks 1. There is no charge for the demonstrations; regular site admission will be in effect.

Sep
2
Wed
Speakers Series
Sep 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a lunchtime talk by area speakers covering different topics of our community heritage. The program is held in the Commissary Building, 702 Burgess at Avenue C.
Each day’s session begins shortly after noon. Bring your lunch or call us to order a brown bag lunch from Mr. T’s ($8.75). Deadline for orders in 5 p.m. the preceding Monday.

Sep
9
Wed
Speakers Series
Sep 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a lunchtime talk by area speakers covering different topics of our community heritage. The program is held in the Commissary Building, 702 Burgess at Avenue C.
Each day’s session begins shortly after noon. Bring your lunch or call us to order a brown bag lunch from Mr. T’s ($8.75). Deadline for orders in 5 p.m. the preceding Monday.

Sep
16
Wed
Speakers Series
Sep 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a lunchtime talk by area speakers covering different topics of our community heritage. The program is held in the Commissary Building, 702 Burgess at Avenue C.
Each day’s session begins shortly after noon. Bring your lunch or call us to order a brown bag lunch from Mr. T’s ($8.75). Deadline for orders in 5 p.m. the preceding Monday.

Sep
23
Wed
Speakers Series
Sep 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a lunchtime talk by area speakers covering different topics of our community heritage. The program is held in the Commissary Building, 702 Burgess at Avenue C.
Each day’s session begins shortly after noon. Bring your lunch or call us to order a brown bag lunch from Mr. T’s ($8.75). Deadline for orders in 5 p.m. the preceding Monday.

Sep
30
Wed
Speakers Series
Sep 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Enjoy a lunchtime lecture by area speakers covering different topics of our community heritage. The program is held in the Commissary Building, 702 Burgess at Avenue C.
Bring your lunch!

Oct
8
Thu
Fort Concho After Dark
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

You may have heard the tale behind the tragic death of Edith Grierson, but do you know the story of Annetta Bishop, the Merriam family, or Convict Thomas Duncan?

Join us for a spine-tingling night tour of Fort Concho. Visit several of the fort’s buildings and listen to our guides recount the stories of people who lived and died at the site.

$8 – General public
$6 – Fort Concho members.

Space is limited!

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