Christmas on the Brazos

Join us this December for our Christmas Tradition!

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Dec 2016

Special Christmas Shopping

Special Christmas Shopping – 12/03/2016 - 12/04/2016
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The gift shop in the Visitor Center will host a special Christmas shopping event, featuring products made by local vendors and artisans from the area… Learn More>>


Christmas on the Brazos

Christmas on the Brazos – 12/10/2016
All Day

Begin the holiday season by spending special time at Washington on the Brazos. Activities commence in the early afternoon and extend into the evening, bringing… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 12/17/2016
10:00 am - 4:30 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 clothing… Learn More>>


Jan 2017

Butchering and Curing

Butchering and Curing – 01/14/2017 - 01/15/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Barrington Farm): Harvesting meat for the coming year was an important task on the farm, especially for Dr. Jones’ family… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 01/21/2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Independence Hall):  Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836.  On the third Saturday of each… Learn More>>


Hands on History - Buzz Saw Toys

Hands on History - Buzz Saw Toys – 01/21/2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Star of the Republic Museum):  Join museum staff on the third Saturday of each month to make crafts and toys… Learn More>>


Light in the Dark

Light in the Dark – 01/28/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Barrington Farm):  Seeing in the dark is something we take for granted today, but making your own light is frugal… Learn More>>


Feb 2017

Flint & Steel - Spark of Life

Flint & Steel - Spark of Life – 02/18/2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. (Barrington Farm): Starting a fire was a critical skill in the 1850’s and fire was the main tool for light,… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 02/18/2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Independence Hall): Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836.  On the third Saturday of each… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 02/18/2017
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Independence Hall): Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836.  On the third Saturday of each… 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.