Texas Independence Day Celebration

Feb 25 and 26

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Feb 2023

Focus Weekend- Essential Mineral- Salt

Focus Weekend- Essential Mineral- Salt – 02/11/2023 - 02/12/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Essential to good health, common table salt has been prized for hundreds of centuries. Unlike today, salt was not always so readily available, and colonists… Learn More>>


Rachel and Henry’s Wedding

Rachel and Henry’s Wedding – 02/11/2023 - 02/12/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

You are invited to the wedding of Rachel Virginia Kennard and Henry Fanthorp! Join us in commemorating the 189th anniversary of the couple that started… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend- Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight

Focus Weekend- Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight – 02/18/2023 - 02/19/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal in winter of 1847 – “Hired Mr. Bowen… Sent Him with two hands to Cedar Brake to make rails.”… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday: Quill Pen Writing and William F. Gray's Diary

Living History Saturday: Quill Pen Writing and William F. Gray's Diary – 02/18/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dressed in period… Learn More>>


Texas Independence Day Celebration

Texas Independence Day Celebration – 02/25/2023 - 02/26/2023
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Texas Independence Day Celebration” is an annual two-day living history celebration on Saturday, February 25th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, February 26th from 10am… Learn More>>


Mar 2023

Cooking in the Quarter

Cooking in the Quarter – 03/04/2023 - 03/05/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enslaved men and women, such as Jerry, Mary, Willis, and Jake, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Cooking a hot meal… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend- Pins & Needles

Focus Weekend- Pins & Needles – 03/11/2023 - 03/12/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Girl’s Own Book (1834) says, “There is no accomplishment of any kind more desirable…than neatness and skill in the use of a needle.” It… Learn More>>


Farmers Market & Plant Swap

Farmers Market & Plant Swap – 03/18/2023
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come out and enjoy our local Farmers Market and Plant Swap. Located under the Live Oak Trees in front of the Visitor Center from 10am-2pm. Learn More>>


Special Program- Beasts of Burden

Special Program- Beasts of Burden – 03/18/2023 - 03/19/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Plowing the land was a quintessential 1850s farming skill! Livestock trained to work, such as horses, mules, and oxen, played a vital role in the… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend- Spring Tonics

Focus Weekend- Spring Tonics – 03/25/2023 - 03/26/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring has sprung- and there is so much to do! Who has time to be sick? Many families had their own special recipes for a… Learn More>>


 

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Since most events occur at least partially outside, guests should dress appropriately for the weather and uneven terrain. Programs and events are open to all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult.