Events

February 2019

Feb 16 End Date

Breaking up Fallow Ground at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see our strong oxen at work and try your hand at walking behind a plow!
Feb 16 End Date

Living History Saturday

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come learn about nail-making and the Treaty of Bird's Fort between the Republic of Texas and Native American Tribes at Independence Hall.
Feb 17 End Date

Breaking up Fallow Ground at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come see our strong oxen at work and try your hand at walking behind a plow!
Feb 23 End Date

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
How do you see at night?
Feb 24 End Date

Light in the Dark

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
How do you see at night?

March 2019

Mar 2 End Date

Texas Independence Day

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come Celebrate Texas Independence Day on March 2nd and 3rd!! We have music, traditional dance groups, along with historic medicine show, magic show, and a Punch & Judy show. This is in addition to vendors and historical activities that will be demonstrated both days.
Mar 3 End Date

Texas Independence Day

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come Celebrate Texas Independence Day on March 2nd and 3rd!! We have music, traditional dance groups, along with historic medicine show, magic show, and a Punch & Judy Show. This is in addition to vendors and historical activities that will be demonstrated both days.
Mar 16 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
We'll show various aspects of field preparation using horses, mules and oxen, with some hands-on opportunities. Activities depend on weather and soil conditions.
Mar 17 End Date

Beasts of Burden

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Various aspects of field preparation using horses, mules and oxen will be demonstrated, with some hands-on opportunities. Activities are dependent on weather and soil conditions.
Mar 23 End Date

Spring Tonics at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do! Who has time to be sick?
Mar 24 End Date

Spring Tonics at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Spring has sprung- and there’s so much to do! Who has time to be sick?
Mar 30 End Date

19th Century Medicine at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like?
Mar 31 End Date

19th Century Medicine

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At a time where medicine was more art than science, what would a visit to the doctor be like?

May 2019

May 11 End Date

Foraging for Food (A.M.)

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come forage for food with Dr. Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, Ph.D., as he teaches us which plants throughout the park, are edible and medicinal.
May 11 End Date

Foraging for Food (PM)

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come forage for food with Dr. Mark "Merriwether" Vorderbruggen, Ph.D., as he teaches us which plants throughout the park, are edible and medicinal.