Education & Programs
Sunday Afternoon Programs
The W.K. Gordon Center hosts free programs featuring guest speakers and authors once a month on Sunday afternoons. Programs cover a variety of topics relating to Texas industrial history, Thurber and local industries. Past events have included programs by Veldhuizen Cheese Company, Author Dr. Gene Tucker's book "Oysters, Macaroni & Beer", Dino-Club beekeepers and many more! Please check the calendar and news feed for future program dates!
Night Out at the Opera House
Do you like silent and black&white films? From the 1920's to the 1930's, Thurber's famous Opera House showed silent and black and white films. The Night Out at the Opera House is a free public program that features films shown during this time period. Films are shown in the W.K. Gordon's recreated Opera House located inside the museum. Past movies have included the 1933 Dracula, 1920 The Sheik, 193 Alice in Wonderland and more! Please check the calendar and news feed for future program dates!