Bark in the Park

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Sep 2020

Bark in the Park

Bark in the Park – 09/26/2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Presented by DogWatch Hidden Fence of Houston Bring your four-legged friends to the Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site Share a beautiful day at… Learn More>>


Chinking and Daubing

Chinking and Daubing – 09/26/2020 - 09/27/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Patching the chinking and daubing between the logs of the slave cabins to keep the elements out would be a seasonal task for those enslaved… Learn More>>


Oct 2020

White Gold: Cotton in Texas

White Gold: Cotton in Texas – 10/03/2020 - 10/04/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

When Dr. Anson Jones and his family lived at Barrington in the 1850s, selling cotton was the main source of income – a cash crop.… Learn More>>


19th Century Medicine

19th Century Medicine – 10/10/2020 - 10/11/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Before becoming president, Anson Jones made his fortune as a doctor. At a time when medicine was more art than science, what would a visit… Learn More>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 10/17/2020
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us under the live oaks at our Visitor Center for our local Farmers Market. Enjoy live music while you shop for local grown produce,… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 10/17/2020
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>>


The Humble Calabash

The Humble Calabash – 10/17/2020 - 10/18/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The calabash, or gourd, was readily seen in many 19th century gardens and found many uses among enslaved people. Join us as we explore the… Learn More>>


Morning Ablutions

Morning Ablutions – 10/24/2020 - 10/25/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What’s your morning routine look like? See how the Jones family at Barrington prepared to face the day and maybe clean yourself up a little… Learn More>>


Plough to Plate – 10/24/2020
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Barrington Plantation Presents Plough to Plate, a five-course gourmet meal that is historically inspired and locally sourced. Feast on an 1850s inspired meal by candlelight… Learn More>>


Holiday Foods at Home

Holiday Foods at Home – 10/31/2020 - 11/01/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What special foods do you enjoy at the holidays? Like you, the Jones family hosted visitors and enjoyed a varied diet full of exotic treats… 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.