Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum


Calendar Of Events


Saturday, February 25, 2017
Golden Oldies Movie Night
Our main feature will be Buck Privates starring
Abbott and Costello
. Thirty minutes prior to the movie we will
show an episode from Green Acres. Admission to the movie is
free and popcorn and soft drinks will be served.


Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Lunch Break Special Presents:
Pastor Randy Daw will be speaking on publishing new music for churches.
Admission to program is free for museum members;
otherwise there is a general admission charge of $6 adults,
$4 seniors/veterans/college students and $2 6-18 yr. olds.


Monday, March 27, 2017
Tea & Style Show

Featuring all new nightwear from the 1940s-1980s from the
Henson-Kickernick collection!
Limited number of tickets available.
Members: $25
Non-Members: $27

Friday, April 7, 2017
Easter After Dark
Our annual adults only easter egg hunt is right around the corner!
700 eggs will be hidden on the museum grounds to find. Prizes
will range from candy, automotive supplies, restaurant gift cards,
tickets to the Nascar race in November and small and large
cash prizes, including one egg with $75!
Tickets go on sale February 14th.
Limited number of tickets available!
Advance tickets/museum members: $10
Day of the event: $12

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Audie Murphy Day
Actor Brett Halsey will be our celebrity guest this year.
More details to follow.


May 12-13, 2017
WWII Living History Days
A new addition to Audie Murphy Day this year!
Find out what living conditions were like for soldiers during WWII
as Able Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd parachute Infantry Regiment,
101st Airborne Division sets up an encampment on the museum
grounds. Some of the displays will consist of uniforms,
parachute equipment, medical supplies and tents, including a fully
functional field kitchen.
It will be FREE to see all of the displays on the museum grounds.
Friday: 10am - 5pm
This will be a great opportunity for teachers to arrange a field
trip on this day by calling the Museum at (903) 450-4502.
Saturday: 9am - 5pm

June 3-4, 2017
Cotton Boll ArtFest
This juried arts and crafts festival will feature hand-made items like
pottery, jewelry, wood-working, paintings, fused glass, soaps
and much more! For all you kids and families out there we will
also have a Kids Korner where you can make your own craft
to take home.

Admission: $4 for adults, 12 and under free
Admission includes entrance to both the festival and the museum.
Proceeds benefit the Museum's exhibits and educational activities.

Artist vendor registration deadline is April 4th. Click on the
following link for a registration form.

Cotton Boll ArtFest form