Community Events

June 3rd & 4th

53rd Annual Gingerbread Trail Tour of Homes

10:00 am – 4:00 pm, Downtown Waxahachie

Tour several beautiful private homes featured in this year’s tour and experience the rich, century-old history of each house. This year, we’re also kicking off the tour with “our home,” the Ellis County Museum where you’ll experience a special guided tour of the newly renovated third floor plus a specially curated exhibit featuring 53 years of Gingerbread Tour history. Additionally, visitors may tour the exquisite and ornate Sims Library and the historic Ellis County Courthouse, while taking in the quaint shops and unique eateries located throughout Downtown Waxahachie.

June 21st

Texas Art & Pour Sip ‘N Social

5:30 PM – 7:30 pm, Downtown Waxahachie

109 W Franklin #115 , 75165

$55 per person

Experience an evening overlooking the historic Waxahachie square with Texas Art & Pour and the Ellis County Museum! Featuring Texas-made art, and Texas made beer and win, come ready to enjoy creativity with great drinks and great people for a great cause. The evening will feature a game of Heads/Tails to win a Consuela Bag!

Must be 21+ to participate in this event


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The museum would not be operational without our amazing community members, board of directors, and volunteers. We truly appreciate all they to do help us preserve and share the rich, historic history of Ellis County! 

If you are interested in supporting our museum by volunteering or becoming a member, let us know!



201 S. College St., Waxahachie, Texas  75165
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Mon-Sat : 10 AM – 5 PM

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