Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

Events

February 2015

Feb 7 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
Feb 7 End Date
Black History Month Event
Dr. Fred McGhee, adjunct professor of anthropology at Austin Community College, will speak at 2 p.m. in the museum theatre about the 1836 Texas Rebellion. Free admission to the museum all day.
Feb 8 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
Feb 13 End Date
Brazos Valley Regional History Fair
Students from a five county region will compete for advancement to Texas History Day in Austin under the guidelines of National History Day.
Feb 14 End Date
Black History Month Event
The museum will present the first and second episodes of the PBS series, “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” at 2 p.m. Free admission to the museum all day.
Feb 21 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Feb 21 End Date
Black History Month Event
The museum will host Dr. Bernadette Pruitt, professor of history at Sam Houston State University, for a 2 p.m. presentation titled, "The Other Great Migration: The Movement of Rural African Americans to Houston, Texas." Free admission to the museum all day.
Feb 28 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.

March 2015

Mar 1 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.
Mar 21 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Mar 28 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.
Mar 29 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.

April 2015

Apr 11 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
Apr 12 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
Apr 18 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.

May 2015

May 16 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
May 23 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.
May 24 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.

June 2015

Jun 1 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 6 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 7 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 13 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 14 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 20 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Jun 20 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 21 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 27 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
Jun 28 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!

July 2015

Jul 4 End Date
Fireworks on the Brazos!
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Jul 18 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.

August 2015

Aug 1 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 2 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 8 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 9 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 15 End Date
Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall and the Old Washington Townsite
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
On the third Saturday of each month staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas.
Aug 15 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 16 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 22 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 23 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 29 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
Aug 30 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.

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