2024 LBJ Museum of San Marcos Benefit Gala

The 2024 LBJ Museum of San Marcos Benefit Gala was held on Saturday, January 20, 2024, from 6:30 PM to 10:30 PM in the LBJ Student Center Grand Ballroom at Texas State University.  The Gala featured Presidential Historian Douglas Brinkley as our speaker.

The 2024 LBJ Museum Benefit Gala Speech Video

Douglas Brinkley & LBJ Museum of San Marcos Board


Silent Auction

Gala Guests

Thank you to our Presidential Sponsor!

Thank you to our Congressional Sponsor!

Thank you to our Co-Host

Thank you to these local businesses, organizations, and individuals who donated to our Silent Auction

Judith Zaffirini

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

LBJ Presidential Library

Douglas & Smith Soap Co.

Kissing Tree Golf Club

The Wimberly Players

Club Carwash

Capital Cruises

Kissing Tree Golf Club

James Avery Artisan Jewelry

Plum Creek Golf Course

Natural Bridge Caverns

Unchartered Adventures

Barefoot Campus Outfitter

Skydive Spaceland 

San Marcos Art Center

Cardinal Frame & Art

Halftime Indoor Golf Club

Melissa & Aart Millecam

Prosperity Bank

Debby Butler


Elly Del Prado Dietz

Over the Moon Popcorn

Pam Nelson


Thank you to these restaurants who donated to our “Best of Dining Adventure” portion of our silent auction

Cheddars Scratch Kitchen

The Original Black’s Barbecue

Chuy’s Tex-Mex

Texas Roadhouse

Root Cellar Cafe


Schulze’s Pit Room

San Marcos BBQ

Casa Maria Mexican Resturaunt

Tarbox & Brown

Hermanos Taqueria and Bakery

Ivar’s River Pub


Cafe on The Square

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

Grins Restaurant

McAlister’s Deli

Italian Garden

Cody’s Restaurant Bar & Patio

Bill Miller Bar-B-Q