Texas Independence Day Celebration

February 26th and 27th

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Jan 2022

Special Program - Butchering & Curing

Special Program - Butchering & Curing – 01/22/2022 - 01/23/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event was originally scheduled for January 8th & 9th but due to the unseasonably warm weather, it has been postponed to Jan. 22nd &… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - Essential Mineral- Salt

Focus Weekend - Essential Mineral- Salt – 01/29/2022 - 01/30/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Essential to good health, common table salt has been prized for hundreds of centuries. Unlike today, salt was not always so readily available, and colonists… Learn More>>


Feb 2022

Focus Weekend - Cooking in the Quarter

Focus Weekend - Cooking in the Quarter – 02/05/2022 - 02/06/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Enslaved men and women at Barrington, such as Jerry, Mary, Willis, and Jake, were an integral part of the full story of Barrington. Cooking a… Learn More>>


Special Program - Hearth Cooking Workshop

Special Program - Hearth Cooking Workshop – 02/12/2022 - 02/13/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sign up to join a cooking workshop on either Saturday (Family Class) or Sunday (Adult Class), to learn how to cook a period seasonal meal.… Learn More>>


Focus Weekend - Hauling with Oxen

Focus Weekend - Hauling with Oxen – 02/19/2022 - 02/20/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Feb. 4, 1856 - “Water froze inside the house…” Though the house was designed to stay cool in… Learn More>>


“Examine well and be very particular”; The Diary of Colonel William Fairfax Gray

“Examine well and be very particular”; The Diary of Colonel William Fairfax Gray – 02/19/2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Take a close look at the Texas Convention of 1836 through the eyes of someone who was there: William F. Gray! Colonel Gray traveled to… Learn More>>


Texas Independence Day Celebration

Texas Independence Day Celebration – 02/26/2022 - 02/27/2022
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.