Join us for the Juneteenth Heritage Celebration.

on June 22nd

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

May 2019

Ploughing the Weeds

Ploughing the Weeds – 05/25/2019 - 05/26/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on May 14, 1850 - “Finished ploughing and hoeing corn first time.” The crops are short and the weeds… Learn More>>


Jun 2019

Forgotten Roots

Forgotten Roots – 06/01/2019 - 06/02/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Jones noted in his journal on July 19, 1846 – “Ripe peaches from my Orchard at Barrington.” Caring for an orchard takes skill and patience,… Learn More>>


Hands-On-History

Hands-On-History – 06/01/2019
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>>


Chased by Mops and Buckets

Chased by Mops and Buckets – 06/08/2019 - 06/09/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring cleaning is a yearly ritual that modern conveniences have obliterated the need to have. Preparing the house for warmer weather, chasing out cobwebs and… Learn More>>


Hands-On-History

Hands-On-History – 06/08/2019
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>>


Stagecoach Saturday

Stagecoach Saturday – 06/08/2019
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Take a trip back to 1850 as you explore what life was like travelling on the Texas frontier! Don’t miss this great opportunity to ride… Learn More>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 06/15/2019
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us under the Live Oaks at our Visitor Center to shop local and support area farmers.  Fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and… Learn More>>


Field Work and Free Time

Field Work and Free Time – 06/15/2019 - 06/16/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Though free time for the enslaved at Barrington was typically limited to Sundays and occasional holidays, time off provided an opportunity to enjoy a variety… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 06/15/2019
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>>


Runaway Scrape Escape Room

Runaway Scrape Escape Room – 06/15/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

After his victory at the Alamo, Santa Anna and his army are on their way, you must quickly determine what to take on your journey… 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.