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SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Nov 2018

Holiday Market

Holiday Market – 11/17/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Jump start your holiday shopping with Washington on the Brazos's Handmade Holiday Market on November 17th! Sponsored by the Washington on the Brazos State Park… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 11/17/2018 - 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 – 11/17/2018 - 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>>


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>>


Twilight Firelight

Twilight Firelight – 11/24/2018
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Twilight Firelight brings the old 1850s stagecoach inn to life where visitors enjoy the ambiance of the candlelit inn, period music, dancing, mule-drawn stagecoach rides… Learn More>>


Dec 2018

Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 12/01/2018 - 12/02/2018
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>>


Christmas on the Brazos

Christmas on the Brazos – 12/07/2018 - 12/08/2018
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for our annual Candlelight Christmas at Barrington Living History Farm. New this year, the event will take place two days on Friday, December… Learn More>>


Staying Warm

Staying Warm – 12/15/2018 - 12/16/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones’ home at Barrington Farm is considered a nice house for 1850 but it was built for keeping cool. Staying warm on the farm… Learn More>>


Hands-On History - Buzz Saws

Hands-On History - Buzz Saws – 12/15/2018
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.