Beef on the Brazos Raffle

Until June 30th

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

May 2020

Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 05/02/2020 - 05/03/2020
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>>


Plows & Petticoats: True Texas Women

Plows & Petticoats: True Texas Women – 05/09/2020 - 05/10/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

From an early age, most Victorian women were trained for the worthy profession of caring for a family. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, and childcare comprised the… Learn More>>


Ploughing the Weeds

Ploughing the Weeds – 05/16/2020 - 05/17/2020
12:00 am

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>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 05/16/2020
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>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 05/16/2020
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>>


Good Gardening

Good Gardening – 05/23/2020 - 05/24/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Keeping gardens weeded, watered, and in good order was considered part of a woman’s daily duty. It contributed to a varied diet and survival in… Learn More>>


Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes

Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes – 05/30/2020 - 05/31/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Garden kept by those enslaved at Barrington provided diversity to an otherwise bland diet, and more importantly filled the gaps in nutrition. Join us as… Learn More>>


Jun 2020

Chased by Mops and Buckets

Chased by Mops and Buckets – 06/06/2020 - 06/07/2020
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>>


Forgotten Roots

Forgotten Roots – 06/13/2020 - 06/14/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 06/20/2020
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>>


 

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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.