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October 2021

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October
Monday
2021 History Forum and LAR Preservation Award Presentation

2021 History Forum and LAR Preservation Award Presentation

October 18, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Stafford Opera House – Buddy Rau Room, 425 Spring Street
Columbus, TX 78934 United States

Two family names have come to be associated with the violence that plagued Colorado County, Texas, for decades after the end of the Civil War: the Townsends and the Staffords. Both prominent families amassed wealth and achieved status, but it was their resolve to hold on to both, by whatever means necessary, including extra-legal means, that sparked the feud. Elected office was one of the paths to success, but more important was control of the sheriff’s office, which gave one…

November 2021

10
November
Wednesday
Have Yourself a Tasty Little Holiday Online Auction

Have Yourself a Tasty Little Holiday Online Auction

November 10, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The remnants of leaky roofs from the past have left their mark on the plaster of the 1886 Stafford Opera House. Funds from the Have Yourself a Tasty Little Holiday online auction will directly benefit the Stafford Opera House Repair and Restore Fund and will pay for painting, plastering, and other needed repairs to this historic Texas landmark. Through the generosity of Columbus residents and businesses, CHPT will be auctioning off a wide array of delicious food and drink, perfect…

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November
Monday
Santa Soiree

Santa Soiree

November 29, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Santa Claus Museum, 804 Washington St
Columbus, TX 78934 United States

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!  Please join us at the Santa Claus Museum on Sunday, November 28 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. for the Santa Soiree!  Holly Jolly Festive Fun! Mix and Mingle with Santa Live Musical Entertainment by Robert Sanders Adult Hot Chocolate Bar Heavy Hors d'oeuvres  Proceeds will fund maintenance and upkeep of the Santa Claus Museum…the ONLY Santa Claus Museum in the South! Help CHPT preserve our charming hometown treasure!  $50 per guest (adults only, please). Purchase…

January 2022

15
January
Saturday
Magnolia Belle Orientation

Magnolia Belle Orientation

January 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Stafford Opera House, 425 Spring Street
Columbus, TX 78934 United States

Be a part of a great Columbus tradition! CHPT invites all young ladies in grades 9-12 who attend Columbus High School or live within the Columbus ISD boundaries and are enrolled in a recognized educational program to attend the Magnolia Belle Orientation at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 15, 2022, at the Stafford Opera House. Participants will learn the history of the program, the requirements to be a Magnolia Belle, as well as important pieces of Columbus history. Scholarship opportunities…

February 2022

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February
Friday
BOOMTOWN! Musical Comedy

BOOMTOWN! Musical Comedy

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Stafford Opera House – Grand Hall, 425 Spring Street
Columbus, TX 78934 United States

Join CHPT for an entertaining night of live theater at the Stafford Opera House! BOOMTOWN! A musical comedy about the most dangerous town in Texas Boomtown follows the true story of promoter Ace Borger’s “overnight city” in the Texas Panhandle. Aided by dancehall owner Mattie Castleberry and crooked sheriff “Two Gun” Dick Herwig, he sees his oil town get overrun by millionaires, criminals and Texas Rangers. Presented by Texas Comedies, Boomtown! is a 70-minute performance featuring a live band. Ticketed…

March 2022

30
March
Wednesday
Spring Basket Online Auction

Spring Basket Online Auction

March 30 @ 8:00 am - April 3 @ 8:00 pm

Spring has sprung and we're celebrating! Thanks to the generosity of our fantastic supporters, CHPT is auctioning off more than 30 Spring themed baskets, experiences, and items. Proceeds of the online auction will directly benefit the Stafford Opera House Repair and Restore Fund. Bidding begins on March 30 and ends April 3, 2022. To view the full catalog of auction items, click here. Thank you for your support of CHPT!

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