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It may have rained all week, but that didn’t stop the laughs at the 42nd O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships Saturday, May 11, 2019 in Brush Square Park.

Thanks to the generosity of the Hilton Austin, the festivities, usually held outside behind the O. Henry Museum and Dickinson House moved across the street to one of the large, dry, comfortable ballrooms at the hotel. The Hilton Austin gra...

May 12, 2017

The O. Henry Museum Pun-Off World Championships is one of Austin's oldest "weird" public outdoor events, now celebrating 40 jeers of quick-witted punning, the so-called lowest form of humor.  

And its also a fundraiser for Brush Square Museums to collect audience donations to preserve the wonderful historic homes of short story writer O. Henry (William Sydney Porter) and Alamo survivor Su...

May 8, 2016

We Thank Our Generous Donors!

We had successful silent and live fundraising auctions Saturday during the Annual O. Henry Pun-Off. Our fabulous board volunteers led by Bert Piboin, combed Austin to put together packages made up from a long list of fabulous items. If you were one of the high-bidders, we thank you too for making the auction a success! We

We want to express our gratitude to the business...

May 10, 2014

A hard-working crew of Friends of the O. Henry and Dickinson Museum volunteers made the 37th Annual O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships an outstanding success on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Several thousand people watched the contestants in Punniest of Show and Pun Slingers make puns and twist words into new meanings. The Pun-Off allows the Friends to raise money for its projects and give grants to t...

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