Calendar of Events

Buffalo Soldiers Events

Texas Buffalo Soldiers bring history to life with stories, costumes and tools.

May 2021

May 22
10:00a
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Let's Celebrate 56 Years as Lake Whitney State Park

Lake Whitney State Park
Join us for outdoor activities and fun events for the whole family. The Buffalo Soldiers will be celebrating with us too! Park entry is free for the days events held from 10:00 am to 2 pm
May 28
10:00a
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On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Buescher State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka at Buescher State Park. Dive into the history of the historic Buffalo Soldiers and their time on the Texas Frontier.
May 29
10:00a
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On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Buescher State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka as he explores the beautiful Buescher state park. Dive into stories of the historic Buffalo Soldiers.

June 2021

Jun 4
10:00a
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On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Bonham State Park
Join the Buffalo Soldiers of Texas Parks and Wildlife as they share the legacy of the first professional African American Soldiers in the U.S. Army. Make sure and visit with the 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka and view the items carried by a Buffalo Soldier before hitting the trails of the park yourself.
Jun 5
9:00a
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On the Trail with the Buffalo Soldiers

Bonham State Park
Join the Buffalo Soldiers of Texas Parks and Wildlife as they share the legacy of the first professional African American Soldiers in the U.S. Army.
Jun 12
10:00a
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Historical Marker Dedication

San Antonio, TX - San Pedro Springs Park
Join Lt. Dolifka and the Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers as they dedicate a marker to the Historic Buffalo Soldiers at San Pedro Springs.

July 2021

Jul 9
12:00p
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Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Lake Corpus Christi State Park
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka as they celebrate Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month at Lake Corpus Christi State Park. Enjoy the educational programming or try your hand at catching a bigger fish against the soldiers.
Jul 16
10:00a
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Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka as he travels to Martin Creek Lake State Park during Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month. Family-friendly event.
Jul 17
9:00a
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Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Martin Creek Lake State Park
Join Lt. Dolifka as he celebrates Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month at Martin Creek Lake State Park.
Jul 30
10:00a
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Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Tyler State Park
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka as they travel to Tyler State Park and celebrate Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month.
Jul 31
9:00a
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Celebrating Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month

Tyler State Park
Join 1st Sgt. Padilla and Lt. Dolifka as they celebrate Texas Buffalo Soldiers Month at Tyler State Park.