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Czech cultural weekend scheduled

Nov. 6, 2013 at 5:06 a.m.

A Czech Cultural Weekend with Daniela Sipkova Mahoney is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Victoria Mall Community Room.

A Czech Cultural Weekend with Daniela Sipkova Mahoney is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Victoria Mall Community Room.

The Cultural Weekend begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday with registration, followed at 6 p.m. with a presentation on "Czech Christmas Traditions and Customs."

Saturday's events begin at 9 a.m. with a workshop on making Christmas tree ornaments from wheat, dough and paper as well as your own Christmas cards. Egg decorating traditions will be taught at 1 p.m. Attendants will be taught four methods of egg decorating, including wax resistant, engraving, blue ink painting and dip pull.

Czech Easter traditions and customs will be presented at 1 p.m. Sunday followed by a workshop on how to teach others Czech traditions of egg decorating and making Christmas ornaments.

Registration for the complete weekend are: $55 for adults, $40 for youths 17 years or younger. Individual workshops are $18.50 for adult and $12.50 for youth. For more information, visit the society's website victoriaczechs.org or contact Joe Janak, Victoria County Czech Heritage Society member at 361-649-2243 or joejanak@nodial.net.

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