Bring your dog to our inaugural Bark in the Park

September 29th

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Sep 2018

Home School Days

Home School Days – 09/05/2018 - 10/25/2018
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Every Wednesday and Friday in September and Thursdays in October, the staff at the Museum and Barrington Farm will present Childhood in Early Texas, an… Learn More>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 09/15/2018 - 11/17/2018
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 in… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 09/15/2018 - 12/15/2018
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 – 09/15/2018 - 12/15/2018
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>>


Oct 2018

Night at the Museum

Night at the Museum – 10/27/2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

At Night at the Museum, visitors get to tour the Star of the Republic Museum by flashlight and watch exhibits come to life. As you… Learn More>>


Sowing Seeds

Sowing Seeds – 10/28/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Anson Jones noted in his journal on Nov. 16, 1846 – “Sowed Wheat & finished sowing Rye…” Although corn was the standard grain Anson Jones… Learn More>>


Nov 2018

Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 11/03/2018 - 11/04/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

There’s nothing like a hot meal after a hard day of work. For the enslaved at Barrington, this typically meant cooking their ration of cured… Learn More>>


Holiday Foods at Home

Holiday Foods at Home – 11/10/2018 - 11/11/2018
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>>


Turning Up and Going Fallow

Turning Up and Going Fallow – 11/17/2018 - 11/18/2018
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>>


Hands-On History - Talavera “Mirrors” – 11/17/2018
11:00 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, This month… 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.