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SPECIAL EVENTS

May 2016

Summer Fun 2016 at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site

Summer Fun 2016 at Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site – 05/28/2016 - 09/03/2016
All Day

Site’s attractions and parkland open year-round with special activities Learn More>>


Aug 2016

Teacher's Month (August)

Teacher's Month (August) – 08/01/2016 - 08/31/2016
All Day

All Attractions at WOB Teachers are offered free admission throughout the month of August to all attractions at the complex so they can discover the… Learn More>>


Sep 2016

Turtle! Turtle! – Turtles and Tortoises of Texas

Turtle! Turtle! – Turtles and Tortoises of Texas – 09/03/2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This seminar will discuss Red-eared Sliders, Texas Tortoises, other turtles and tortoises common to the area and State, as well as the difference between turtles… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days – 09/10/2016
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

  Fanthorp Inn will host Stagecoach Days allowing visitors to experience what it was like to travel cross-country via stagecoach and learn about the Inn’s… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 09/17/2016
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Third Saturday June – September (June 18, July 16, August 20 and September 17)  Travel back in time to when Texas was born in 1836. On… Learn More>>


Our Fine Feathered Friends – Birdwatching at the Park

Our Fine Feathered Friends – Birdwatching at the Park – 09/24/2016
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Located on the Brazos River, this Historic Site is something incredible to experience, but it’s also an excellent place for birding.  Since the park is… Learn More>>


Oct 2016

Snakes Alive! – A Study of Snakes in the Washington County Area

Snakes Alive! – A Study of Snakes in the Washington County Area – 10/01/2016
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Snakes are interesting and diverse creatures, and as most property owners in Texas know, they often come free with the property.  The beauty and habits… Learn More>>


Plow Days

Plow Days – 10/08/2016 - 10/09/2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Preparing the fields for winter crops and controlling weeds is an important task on the farm. Amending the soil is also part of this process… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Day

Stagecoach Day – 10/08/2016
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

This events allows visitors to experience what it was like to travel cross-country via stagecoach and learn about the Inn’s history and connection with early… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 10/15/2016
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 dressed in period clothing… 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.