Candlelight Christmas

Dec 9 and 10

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Dec 2022

Candlelight Christmas

Candlelight Christmas – 12/09/2022 - 12/10/2022
4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Silent Night and gunshots, festive music and solemn moments—an 1850s Texan Christmas experience! Discover the origins of some of our favorite Holiday traditions as costumed… Learn More>>


Fanthorp Christmas Ornament Workshop

Fanthorp Christmas Ornament Workshop – 12/10/2022 - 12/11/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stop by the inn this weekend to discover how to craft your own 1850s Christmas ornaments. This is the perfect wintertime activity for the whole… Learn More>>


Holiday Foods at Home

Holiday Foods at Home – 12/17/2022 - 12/18/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What special foods do you enjoy on the holidays? Like you, the Jones family hosted visitors and enjoyed a varied diet full of exotic treats… Learn More>>


Living History Saturday: Dickens-on-the-Brazos

Living History Saturday: Dickens-on-the-Brazos – 12/17/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ring in the holidays at the Birthplace of Texas! Join festive citizens from the Town of Washington as they celebrate the season with popular readings… Learn More>>


Jan 2023

Focus Weekend- Harness and Tack

Focus Weekend- Harness and Tack – 01/07/2023 - 01/08/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Though the weather is cold outside, there’s still much work to be done indoors repairing and conditioning leather harness for the next plowing season. Join… Learn More>>


Special Program- Butchering and Curing

Special Program- Butchering and Curing – 01/21/2023 - 01/22/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Butchering livestock was a very necessary way of life in the mid-19th century. Their main source of meat, pork, has been preserved by drying, salting… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend- Parlor Games

Focus Weekend- Parlor Games – 01/28/2023 - 01/29/2023
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

What games do you play on a rainy day? Victorian Texans had many imaginative games to entertain themselves without PlayStation’s, Wii’s, TVs, or computers. Play… Learn More>>


Feb 2023

Texas Independence Day Celebration

Texas Independence Day Celebration – 02/26/2023 - 02/27/2023
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Texas Independence Day Celebration” is an annual two-day living history celebration on Saturday, February 26th from 10am to 6pm and Sunday, February 27th from 10am… 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.