Tarleton’s W.K. Gordon Center Hosts History Happy Hour

STEPHENVILLE, Texas — History buffs and movie fans are invited to Tarleton State University’s W.K. Gordon Center at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, to enjoy a glass of Bluffdale Vineyards wine and chat about the history of Thurber, Texas, and the outgoing exhibition, “The Face of Cinema: Evolution of Movie Posters.”

Tickets for the museum’s History Happy Hour are $15 each, and your empty glass goes home with you. 

Tickets are available at the W.K. Gordon Museum’s online gift shop —

https://tarletonstate.us/historyhappyhour. Advance purchase is required.

For assistance call 254-968-1886, [email protected] or tarleton.edu/gordoncenter/#upcomingevents.

The W.K. Gordon Museum and Research Center’s main gallery tells the story of Thurber, Texas, a company owned coal mining and brick making town. The town owned and operated by the Texas & Pacific Coal and Oil Company started in 1886 and closed in 1936. The center is at 65258 Interstate 20, Exit 367, in Mingus and is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1-4 p.m. Sundays.

More information is available at 254-968-1886, [email protected] or tarleton.edu/gordoncenter/#upcomingevents

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for almost 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M-RELLIS, and online emphasize real-world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.