Join us for Twilight Firelight.

on November 30th 4:30pm - 7:00pm

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Nov 2019

19th Century Medicine

19th Century Medicine – 11/16/2019 - 11/17/2019
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>>


Holiday Market

Holiday Market – 11/16/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Jump start your holiday shopping with our handmade Holiday Market! Join us under the Live Oaks at our Visitor Center to shop local and support… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 11/16/2019
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>>


Turning Up and Going Fallow

Turning Up and Going Fallow – 11/23/2019 - 11/24/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones penned in his journal on Nov. 16, 1846 – “Recommenced breaking up the strip of prairie on the east side of field…” As… Learn More>>


Twilight Firelight

Twilight Firelight – 11/30/2019
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Looking for something to do with the family after Thanksgiving? Why not travel back in time and discover the 1850s at Fanthorp Inn! Twilight Firelight… Learn More>>


Dec 2019

Candlelight Christmas

Candlelight Christmas – 12/06/2019 - 12/07/2019
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Walk the candlelit paths at Barrington Plantation and experience a Texas Christmas in the decade before the Civil War.  Discover the origins of some of… Learn More>>


Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 12/14/2019 - 12/15/2019
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>>


Holiday Foods

Holiday Foods – 12/21/2019 - 12/22/2019
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>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 12/21/2019
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>>


Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight

Horse High, Bull Strong and Hog Tight – 12/28/2019 - 12/29/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Dec. 29, 1847 – “Hired Mr. Bowen… Sent Him with two hands to Cedar Brake to make rails.”… 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.