Families can get together to decorate their own cascarones for Easter Sunday and participate in a cascaron hunt. Regular admission plus a $1 donation for a dozen cascarones.
Celebrate Cascarón! at MOSTHistory Easter weekend
EDINBURG, Texas — April 6, 2017 — If you haven’t found the time to decorate Easter eggs, there is still time to participate in Cascarón! to be held at the Museum of South Texas History. Bring the whole family on Saturday, April 15, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to decorate cascarones, or egg shells, with decorating materials provided by the museum. A dozen egg shells will be available for a $1 donation, while supplies last.
Volunteers will be available to help children and adults create and fill their own personalized cascarón and then proudly present to friends and family on Easter Sunday. Guests can also use their cascarones for the cascarón hunt to be held in the museum’s Gran Paseo, just outside the Grand Entrance. Newspaper baskets, or bring your own basket, will be available for the cascarón hunt.
The Cascarón! event is included in regular museum admission: $7 adults (ages 18+); $5 seniors with ID (ages 62+) and students with ID (ages 13+); $4 for children (ages 4 to 12); free for children ages 3 and younger. FRIENDS of the Museum are admitted free as a benefit of FRIENDship. For more information on the event or becoming a FRIEND of the Museum, call +1-956-383-6911. Guests who arrive before noon will receive free admission to the Cascarón! activities and the signature exhibition, Rio Grande Legacy.
The Museum of South Texas History is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd. on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square in downtown Edinburg.
About Museum of South Texas History
The Museum of South Texas History is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. It is located in downtown Edinburg at 200 N. Closner Blvd. on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square. Hours of operation are from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday. Founded in 1967 as the Hidalgo County Historical Museum in the 1910 Hidalgo County Jail, the museum has grown over the decades through a series of expansions to occupy a full city block. In 2003 following the completion of a 22,500 square foot expansion, the museum was renamed the Museum of South Texas History to better reflect its regional scope. Today, the museum preserves and presents the borderland heritage of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico through its permanent collection and the Margaret H. McAllen Memorial Archives and exhibits spanning prehistory through the 20th century. For more information about MOSTHistory, including becoming a FRIEND, visit MOSTHistory.org, like us on Facebook, follow on Twitter, find on Google+ or call +1-956-383-6911.