Join us for Texas Independence Day Celebration.

February 29th and March 1st

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Feb 2020

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Texas Independence Day Celebration – 02/29/2020 - 03/01/2020
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Saturday, February 29: 10am - 6pm Sunday, March 1: 10am - 3pm This annual two-day celebration features live music, food, traditional crafts, living history presentations,… Learn More>>


Mar 2020

Good Gardening

Good Gardening – 03/07/2020 - 03/08/2020
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>>


Beasts of Burden

Beasts of Burden – 03/14/2020 - 03/15/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Turning the fields over after lying fallow is a rite of spring. Livestock trained to work, such as horses, mules, and oxen, played a vital… Learn More>>


Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 03/21/2020 - 03/22/2020
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>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 03/21/2020
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>>


Foraging for Food

Foraging for Food – 03/28/2020
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Come forage for food with Dr. Mark "Meriwether" Vorderbruggen, PhD. as he teaches us which plants throughout the park are edible and medicinal. We will… Learn More>>


Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics – 03/28/2020 - 03/29/2020
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do! Who has time to be sick? Many families had their own special recipes for a Spring… Learn More>>


Apr 2020

Sundown Social – 04/25/2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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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.