Celebrate the holidays with us!

Twilight Firelight Nov. 25th & Christmas on the Brazos Dec. 9th

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Jan 2018

Cooking School

Cooking School – 01/06/2018
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Learn old-fashioned cooking skills and help create a feast with staff guidance. Please wear old clothes and close-toed shoes. Class is limited to ten people,… Learn More>>


Going Whole Hog: Everything but the Squeal

Going Whole Hog: Everything but the Squeal – 01/06/2018 - 01/27/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Harvesting and preserving meat for the coming year was an important task on the farm. Join the staff as they make sausage and cure meat. … Learn More>>


Hands-On-History – Buzz Saw Toys

Hands-On-History – Buzz Saw Toys – 01/20/2018
10:00 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, including Buzz… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 01/20/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836 when staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing provide a unique opportunity for… Learn More>>


Feb 2018

Light in the Dark

Light in the Dark – 02/24/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

To see at night on Barrington Farm—the home of the last president of Texas, Anson Jones—residents used “store bought” and homemade candles. The slaves might… Learn More>>


Mar 2018

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Texas Independence Day Celebration – 03/03/2018 - 03/04/2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

“Texas Independence Day Celebration” is an annual two-day living history celebration to commemorate when 59 delegates bravely met in 1836 to make a formal declaration… Learn More>>


Stagecoach Days

Stagecoach Days – 03/10/2018
9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Stagecoach Days allow visitors to experience what it was like to travel cross country via mule-driven stagecoach and learn about the Inn’s history and connection… Learn More>>


Making Hay

Making Hay – 03/12/2018 - 03/16/2018
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Visitors can watch staff mow the grass with a scythe, and then they can help with the raking, drying, mounding the hay into hay rows… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 03/17/2018
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>>


Flint & Steel, Spark of Life

Flint & Steel, Spark of Life – 03/24/2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Starting a fire was a critical skill in the 1850s since fire was the main tool for light, heat and food preparation. See how flint,… 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.