SPECIAL EVENTS

*OUR FIREWORKS ON THE BRAZOS EVENT WILL NO LONGER TAKE PLACE*

Apr 2018

Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 04/21/2018 - 07/21/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is holding Farmers Markets under the live oak trees outside the park’s Visitor Center every third Saturday, from… Learn More>>


May 2018

Blue Star Program

Blue Star Program – 05/29/2018 - 09/04/2018
All Day

Blue Star Museums program: All attractions at Washington on the Brazos (Independence Hall, Barrington Living History Farm and Star of the Republic Museum) are offering… Learn More>>


Jun 2018

Chased by Mops and Buckets

Chased by Mops and Buckets – 06/02/2018 - 06/30/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

All weekends in June. Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal that families underwent to prepare their homes for warmer weather and to clean out the… Learn More>>


Juneteenth Heritage Program

Juneteenth Heritage Program – 06/23/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

On the 19th of June 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and made a declaration of freedom ending the bondage of approximately 250,000… Learn More>>


Jul 2018

Mud, Glorious Mud

Mud, Glorious Mud – 07/07/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Repairing mud chinking was an annual event that happened on a farm in early Texas. Watch staff mix, chink and daub the farm’s chimney and… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days – 07/14/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Stagecoach Days allow visitors to experience what it was like to travel cross country via mule-driven stagecoach and learn about the Inn’s history and connection… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 07/21/2018
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 dress in period… Learn More>>


Runaway Scrape Escape Room

Runaway Scrape Escape Room – 07/21/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Blinn College District’s Star of the Republic Museum invites visitors to put on their thinking caps and find their way out of the museum’s… Learn More>>


Aug 2018

Teachers Free in August

Teachers Free in August – 08/01/2018 - 08/31/2018
All Day

Teachers are offered free admission throughout the month of August to all attractions at the complex so they can discover the learning opportunities available at… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 08/18/2018
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 dress in period… 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.