Juneteenth Heritage Program

Come celebrate with us on: June 24th, 2017

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Jun 2017

Chased by Mops and Buckets

Chased by Mops and Buckets – 06/03/2017 - 06/25/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring cleaning was a yearly ordeal that families underwent to prepare their house for warmer weather and to clean out the dust and dirt from… Learn More>>


Juneteenth Heritage Program

Juneteenth Heritage Program – 06/24/2017
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 2017

Corn Harvest and Field Weeding

Corn Harvest and Field Weeding – 07/01/2017 - 07/30/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Help harvest our corn fodder and corn, as weather permits, and tend to our fields throughout the summer. Fighting the weeds is something everyone had… Learn More>>


Fireworks on the Brazos

Fireworks on the Brazos – 07/04/2017
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

“Fireworks on the Brazos,” one of the park’s most treasured events occurs on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Presented by… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days – 07/08/2017
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Fanthorp Inn will host Stagecoach Days allowing visitors to experience what it was like to travel cross country via stagecoach and learn about the Inn’s… Learn More>>


Hands-On-History: Buzz Saw Toys

Hands-On-History: Buzz Saw Toys – 07/15/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join museum staff on the third Saturday of each month to make crafts and toys that pioneer kids made during the Republic time.  Visitors can… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 07/15/2017
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… 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.