2022 A Prairie Experience XIII

Prairie Experience XIII – 2022 The Prairie Experience H20 ’22 is THE event in Mills County. All of the proceeds go to support each of the activities, classes, and events held at Legacy Plaza’s Texas Botanical Gardens, Pavilion, Welcome Center, and Outdoor Classroom.   We are so proud of Texas Botanical Gardens and the Pavilion, and […]


Thank you to all who came out and created colorful works of art at the Texas Botanical Garden’s NatureScapes event last Saturday as we welcomed in the first day of Spring with good music and nature therapy.   Children searched for bugs in the garden and made wildflower bracelets, smelled the sweet agarita blooms and […]

Get your tickets for the 12th Annual Prairie Experience: Heritage Fest

Saturday, October 2, 2021Legacy Plaza Pavilion in Goldthwaite, Texas RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 20TH $150 per individual takeout meal • $1200 per 8-person tableTakeout meals will be available for pickup in the Welcome Center from 5-6pm. Since our last Prairie Experience, youth and adults have participated in a variety of educational programs dealing with a vast […]

2021 A Prairie Experience XII

12th Annual Prairie Experience:Heritage Fest Saturday, October 2, 2021Legacy Plaza Pavilion in Goldthwaite, Texas Mark your calendar and plan to join friends for a special evening!

2020 A Prairie Experience XI

Mark your calendar and plan to join friends for a special evening! Saturday, October 3, 2020Legacy Plaza Pavilion in Goldthwaite, Texas Click here to become a sponsor or buy an individual ticket. You may choose to dine in the Gardens or take out a freshly prepared gourmet meal. Seating will be contingent upon social distancing […]

2019 A Prairie Experience X

It’s official: another successful Prairie Experience is in the books!It was a wonderful night full of laughter and love, daisies and bunchgrasses, music and moonlight, delicious food and blinking rings. We celebrated our future and its endless possibilities and we honored our past Decade of Growth. We remember all the dreamers, architects, designers, donors, builders, […]

2018 A Prairie Experience IX

Save the date for Saturday, October 6th, 2018. This will be our 9th Prairie Experience gala. We will hold it for the second time in our own pavilion in the gardens. Just to whet your appetite for some of what you may expect: this year we are going to spotlight Central Texas our HOME ON […]

2017 A Prairie Experience VIII

Join us for a wild evening full of great food and entertainment. Come and help us celebrate this year’s great work and help us raise money to continue with the next phase of the Texas Botanical Gardens & Native American Interpretive Center. When: 5pm – 9pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017Where: The Pavilion at Texas Botanical […]

2016 A Prairie Experience VII

We celebrated the opening of the new Legacy Plaza Pavilion with special guests including Emil Her Many Horses from the National Museum of the American Indian, Rita Coosewoon and other members of the Comanche Nation, Teodisio and JoAnn Herrera of the Tlaxcalteca & Affiliated Tribes of Texas, and live music from Bobby Flores & The Yellow […]