Events

January 2019

Jan 26 End Date

Parlor Games & Music at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
What games do you play on a rainy day?
Jan 27 End Date

Parlor Games & Music at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
What games do you play on a rainy day?

February 2019

Feb 2 End Date

Logging with Oxen at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Gathering, splitting, and stacking firewood to feed the fires were ongoing tasks during winter.
Feb 3 End Date

Logging with Oxen at Barrington Farm

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Come join us as we use our team of oxen to drag up logs to split, and help us stack our firewood piles around the farm.
Feb 9 End Date

Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
We invite you to learn a few basic stitches and start your own pincushion to take home.
Feb 10 End Date

Pins & Needles; Sewing Basics at Barrington

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Make and take a pincushion!
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 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 punching 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 punching 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?