Community Events

January 24th- Evening at The Vine 119

5:30- 7:30 PM, Historic Downtown Ennis

The Vine 119

119 Dallas Street, Ennis, TX

Join us for a fun evening featuring The Vine 119's hand-selected wine and whiskey flavors alongside their curated bistro-style appetizers for a decadent pairing experience. The relaxed atmosphere in beautiful historic downtown Ennis makes for a perfect night out benefiting a great cause!

$50/per person

Limited Tickets Available

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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 second and third floors 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.

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

If you are interested in supporting our museum 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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