SPECIAL EVENTS

Mar 2021

Texas Revolution 185th Anniversary: The Birthplace of the Republic of Texas, a digital history webinar

Texas Revolution 185th Anniversary: The Birthplace of the Republic of Texas, a digital history webinar – 03/02/2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join the Texas Historical Commission for Texas Revolution 185th Anniversary: The Birthplace of the Republic of Texas, a digital history webinar. Judge Ken Wise, host… Learn More>>


Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics

Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics – 03/06/2021 - 03/07/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Girl’s Own Book (published in 1834) says, “There is no accomplishment of any kind more desirable…than neatness and skill in the use of a… Learn More>>


Beasts of Burden

Beasts of Burden – 03/13/2021 - 03/14/2021
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>>


Fanthorp Focus Weekend "Parole of Honor" 1865

Fanthorp Focus Weekend "Parole of Honor" 1865 – 03/13/2021 - 03/14/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Our historical interpreters will take you back to 1865 and the conclusion of the Civil War. Union troops will be onsite to read aloud The… Learn More>>


Cooking at the Quarters

Cooking at the Quarters – 03/20/2021 - 03/21/2021
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>>


Farmer's Market

Farmer's Market – 03/20/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us under the live oaks at our Visitor Center for our local Farmers Market. Enjoy live music while you shop for local grown produce,… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday

Living History Saturday – 03/20/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. Staff and Volunteers, dressed in period clothing, bring to life the people and… Learn More>>


Spring Tonics

Spring Tonics – 03/27/2021 - 03/28/2021
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>>


"Independence! A Lone Star Rises" Premier

"Independence! A Lone Star Rises" Premier – 03/31/2021
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

On March 31 in celebration of Texas History Month, the Washington on the Brazos Historical Foundation will premiere “Independence! A Lone Star Rises”, a documentary… Learn More>>


Apr 2021

Plant Thick and Chop Thin

Plant Thick and Chop Thin – 04/03/2021 - 04/04/2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on April 13, 1854 – “Ridged up balance of cotton ground, planted cotton in the new field.” Cotton is… 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.