DRT Prepares to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Posted on Posted in October 2016

DRT Prepares to Celebrate 125th Anniversary

Make plans to join the Daughters for our 125th anniversary celebration, which will be held at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park in Johnson City on Saturday, November 5, 2016. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with the official program taking place from noon until 12:30.

The 125th anniversary festivities will include music by John Arthur Martinez, performances by the Pioneer Women, craft beers from Pedernales Brewing and wine from William Chris Winery and Hahne Estates Winery at the Texas Redback Saloon, a display on the history of the DRT, chuck wagon demonstrations, gifts for sale at the Austin Colony Mercantile/General Store, barbecue and Tex-Mex food options, period reenactors, children’s games, tours of the LBJ Ranch, and more.

Tickets are $25 per person and include food, entertainment and activities for all ages. To purchase your nonrefundable ticket, call DRT Headquarters at 512-339-1997 during normal business hours. Cash, check or credit card will be accepted. The event is open to the public.

Seats are available for same-day, round-trip transportation to the anniversary celebration from Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. For information on departure times and cost you may contact the designated coordinator below:


Dr. Joy Duncan (joymduncan@tx.rr.com)

San Antonio

Dr. Amy Jo Baker (amyjobaker@satx.rr.com)


Coyla Holmes (coyla.holmes@att.net)