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Second Saturdays with Steve

Stephen F. Austin State Park Park Rd 38, San Felipe, TX

Join the staff and volunteers from San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site at Stephen F. Austin State Park as we chat about history, hands on activities, archeology, and more! Second Saturdays with Steve are held in the amphitheater at Stephen F. Austin State Park at 10 AM and last about an hour. Each month is a different topic, so [...]

Focus Weekend – Love of Literature

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Love of Literature, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones was an enthusiastic reader who enjoyed books and poetry. His library contained more than 1,000 books in 1858. Learn about his favorite authors and opinions of their work. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov [...]

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Focus Weekend – Love of Literature

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Love of Literature, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones was an enthusiastic reader who enjoyed books and poetry. His library contained more than 1,000 books in 1858. Learn about his favorite authors and opinions of their work. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov [...]

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8 Ball Pool Tournament

Saddleback Saloon 207 Main St, Sealy, TX

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Focus Weekend – Cooking in the Quarter

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Cooking in the Quarter, 10a – 4p: 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 hot meal after a hard day of work was [...]

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“The Earnings of Industry”; Historic Trades in Washington

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX

Event by Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site Washington is back to work! Join living historians from across Texas as they portray various historic trades and crafts that were present in the Town of Washington during its heyday. From tailors and doctors to blacksmiths and carpenters, industry thrives on the banks of the Brazos! Some of the tradesmen (and women!) [...]

Focus Weekend – Cooking in the Quarter

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Cooking in the Quarter, 10a – 4p: 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 hot meal after a hard day of work was [...]

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8 Ball Pool Tournament

Saddleback Saloon 207 Main St, Sealy, TX

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Billy Joel Tribute by Brett Cline

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

This New Braunfels artist has been pleasing crowds since age fifteen. For many years he was part of the Austin music scene, playing with various bands. He headlined at the Four Seasons Hotel for twelve years. Cline now performs solo, leads a jazz trio and a church band, and teaches music students. His recent sold-out Billy Joel tribute at The [...]

Focus Weekend – The Power of Music

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - The Power of Music, 10a – 4p: Where did American music styles originate? How is the banjo connected to West Africa? Hear the answers to these questions as well as period musical instruments as you join us in the Quarter to [...]

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33rd Annual Burton Cotton Gin Festival

Texas Cotton Gin Museum 307 N Main St, Burton, TX

In almost every corner of Texas cotton has influenced our history. In Burton, halfway between Houston & Austin on Hwy 290, sits the 1914 Burton Farmers Gin, the Oldest Operating Cotton Gin in America. Our surrounding fields may no longer be white with cotton bolls, but we still preserve that history for future generations. Step back in time with us [...]

Focus Weekend – The Power of Music

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - The Power of Music, 10a – 4p: Where did American music styles originate? How is the banjo connected to West Africa? Hear the answers to these questions as well as period musical instruments as you join us in the Quarter to [...]

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8 Ball Pool Tournament

Saddleback Saloon 207 Main St, Sealy, TX

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BOTA Sealy- Battle for The Arts

Sealy Main Streetl Sealy

Starting April 28-May 1st, 2022 BOTA Sealy Festival is proud to embrace the arts while bringing tourism to the City of Sealy and the surrounding Austin County community. ​ Art | Culinary | Dance | Film | Band Competitions Artist and Industry Panel Discussions Artist | Vendor | Merchant Booths Interactive Art | Murals https://www.botasealy.com/          

Focus Weekend – Cooking in the Quarter

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Cooking in the Quarter, 10a – 4p: 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 hot meal after a hard day of work was [...]

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Focus Weekend – Cooking in the Quarter

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Cooking in the Quarter, 10a – 4p: 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 hot meal after a hard day of work was [...]

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Pesticide Applicator License Training

AgriLife Extension Office 20 S. Holland, Bellville, TX

Training- $10 Books- $50 Total Cost- $50.00 Register HERE: https://austin.agrilife.org/event-registrations/     the_ad_group id="151"]

Special Program – Plows & Petticoats: A Woman’s Role

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - Plows & Petticoats: A Woman's Role, 10a – 4p: Learn what life was like for women in the 1850s. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, and childcare comprise the main elements of the “Domestic Sphere” of nineteenth century women. Areas of responsibility change when [...]

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Special Program – Plows & Petticoats: A Woman’s Role

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - Plows & Petticoats: A Woman's Role, 10a – 4p: Learn what life was like for women in the 1850s. Sewing, cleaning, cooking, and childcare comprise the main elements of the “Domestic Sphere” of nineteenth century women. Areas of responsibility change when [...]

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Second Saturdays with Steve

Stephen F. Austin State Park Park Rd 38, San Felipe, TX

Join the staff and volunteers from San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site at Stephen F. Austin State Park as we chat about history, hands on activities, archeology, and more! Second Saturdays with Steve are held in the amphitheater at Stephen F. Austin State Park at 10 AM and last about an hour. Each month is a different topic, so [...]

Focus Weekend – Ploughing the Weeds

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Ploughing the Weeds, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones noted in his journal on May 14, 1850 - “Finished ploughing and hoeing corn first time.” The crops are short and the weeds are tall, it’s time to cultivate! Come help us clear [...]

Focus Weekend – Ploughing the Weeds

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Ploughing the Weeds, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones noted in his journal on May 14, 1850 - “Finished ploughing and hoeing corn first time.” The crops are short and the weeds are tall, it’s time to cultivate! Come help us clear [...]

Focus Weekend – Pies Aplenty

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Pies Aplenty, 10a-4p: Come and see cooking in the kitchen as we talk about food preservation and pies with spring fruit. Ongoing from 10a-4p. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 for more information.  

“A fool and his money..”; Gambling in the Republic of Texas

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX

Event by Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site Ante up and Buck the Tiger! From monte to cockfights, poker to foot races, Texans loved to spend time (and money!) on issues of chance, luck, and skill. Try your hand at various games of chance that served as entertainment all over the Town of Washington. See the history of vice brought [...]

Ronstadt Revue with Special Guest John Beland

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

If you close your eyes, this band will have you believing that the great Linda Ronstadt is onstage. The group is so authentic that it has been highly praised by three of Ronstadt’s own bandmates. Special Guest John Beland was Ronstadt’s band director during her prime years, and he later went on to Flying Burrito Brothers fame. His Ronstadt stories [...]

Focus Weekend – Pies Aplenty

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Pies Aplenty, 10a-4p: Come and see cooking in the kitchen as we talk about food preservation and pies with spring fruit. Ongoing from 10a-4p. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 for more information.  

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Focus Weekend – Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes, 10a-4p The garden kept by those enslaved at Barrington provided diversity to an otherwise bland diet, and more importantly filled the gaps in nutrition. Join us as explore the heirloom varieties growing in the garden in the [...]

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Focus Weekend – Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Okra, Peanuts, and Potatoes, 10a-4p The garden kept by those enslaved at Barrington provided diversity to an otherwise bland diet, and more importantly filled the gaps in nutrition. Join us as explore the heirloom varieties growing in the garden in the [...]

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Special Program – Chased by Mops and Buckets

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - Chased by Mops and Buckets, 10a – 4p: Spring cleaning was a yearly ritual that has been obliterated by modern conveniences. Preparing the house for warmer weather, chasing out cobwebs and dirt, scrubbing walls and floors, is far more laborious than [...]

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Special Program – Chased by Mops and Buckets

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - Chased by Mops and Buckets, 10a – 4p: Spring cleaning was a yearly ritual that has been obliterated by modern conveniences. Preparing the house for warmer weather, chasing out cobwebs and dirt, scrubbing walls and floors, is far more laborious than [...]

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Focus Weekend – The Orchardist

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - The Orchardist, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones noted in his journal on July 19, 1846 – “Ripe peaches from my Orchard at Barrington.” Caring for an orchard takes skill and patience, but it can be highly rewarding! Come help us haul [...]

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Rumours: Fleetwood Mac Tribute

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

Relive the Rock n’ Roll magic of Fleetwood Mac’s legendary persona. Period-accurate performances, characterizations and equipment take you back to a time when concerts were cultural statements. The Rumours debut appearance in 2012 was at the famous Roxy Theatre on Sunset Strip. They received worldwide recognition on AXS TV’s The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands. Tickets: $40 - $60  

Focus Weekend – The Orchardist

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - The Orchardist, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones noted in his journal on July 19, 1846 – “Ripe peaches from my Orchard at Barrington.” Caring for an orchard takes skill and patience, but it can be highly rewarding! Come help us haul [...]

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Special Program – Gentlemanly Pursuits

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - Gentlemanly Pursuits Though purchased at the price of others’ freedom, Dr. Anson Jones and his sons enjoyed a variety of gentlemanly pursuits in their leisure time, including card playing, hunting, and fishing. Join the world of the Jones men and try [...]

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“Then, thenceforward, and Forever Free”; Slavery and Emancipation in Washington County

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX

Event by Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site Slavery was the abhorrent reality in the Town of Washington and Republic/State of Texas until June 19th, 1865. Join us in Washington as we discuss the real histories of enslaved persons in Texas and the commemoration of emancipation marked by the Juneteenth holiday. Be sure to join us the following weekend, June [...]

Special Program – Gentlemanly Pursuits

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - Gentlemanly Pursuits Though purchased at the price of others’ freedom, Dr. Anson Jones and his sons enjoyed a variety of gentlemanly pursuits in their leisure time, including card playing, hunting, and fishing. Join the world of the Jones men and try [...]

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Crystal Gayle

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

The darling of the music industry for nearly three decades, Crystal Gayle released over twenty #1 hits on Country and Pop charts. Winner of a Grammy and numerous awards from Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music, American Music Awards, and American Music Operators Association. Inducted into the Grand Ole Opry and Christian Music Hall of Fame, she has a [...]

Focus Weekend – Good Gardening

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Good Gardening, 10a - 4p: Keeping gardens weeded, watered, and in good order was considered part of a woman’s daily duty. It contributed to a varied diet and survival in 1850. Lend a hand to help water, plant, or weed as [...]

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Focus Weekend- Summer Sweets

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Summer Sweets, 10a – 4p: We are getting ready for the 4th so we’ll be making some period desserts and talking about picnics like ones Dr. Jones might have attended. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 for more information [...]

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Focus Weekend- Summer Sweets

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Summer Sweets, 10a – 4p: We are getting ready for the 4th so we’ll be making some period desserts and talking about picnics like ones Dr. Jones might have attended. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 for more information. [...]

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Focus Weekend – Pulling Fodder

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Pulling Fodder, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones penned in his journal on July 13, 1854 – “Commenced taking corn blade fodder.” Although very few ears of corn were used to feed livestock, the dried leaves of the corn plants made excellent [...]

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Focus Weekend – Pulling Fodder

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Pulling Fodder, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones penned in his journal on July 13, 1854 – “Commenced taking corn blade fodder.” Although very few ears of corn were used to feed livestock, the dried leaves of the corn plants made excellent [...]

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Focus Weekend – Painting the Perimeter

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Painting the Perimeter, 10a-4p: Wear some old clothes and help us paint the fence and kitchen interior with whitewash. A traditional part of yearly cleaning it keeps the Plantation looking nice and tidy. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 [...]

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“To range and guard the frontiers”; The Texas Rangers

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX

Event by Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site The Texas Mystique is embodied by the existence of the immortal Texas Rangers. From the earliest days of Texas, even before independence was declared, the Rangers have stood as the indominable defenders of Texas and the quintessential law enforcement of the Republic and State. Join us as we commemorate the service this [...]

Focus Weekend – Painting the Perimeter

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Painting the Perimeter, 10a-4p: Wear some old clothes and help us paint the fence and kitchen interior with whitewash. A traditional part of yearly cleaning it keeps the Plantation looking nice and tidy. Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 x248 [...]

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Focus Weekend – On Their Own Time

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - On Their Own Time, 10a-4p Though free time for those enslaved at Barrington was typically limited to Sundays and occasional holidays, time off provided an opportunity to rest and enjoy a variety of games, music, and entertainment. Come learn how Jerry, [...]

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Focus Weekend – On Their Own Time

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - On Their Own Time, 10a-4p Though free time for those enslaved at Barrington was typically limited to Sundays and occasional holidays, time off provided an opportunity to rest and enjoy a variety of games, music, and entertainment. Come learn how Jerry, [...]

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Special Program – School Time!

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - School Time! Fancy learning 1850’s style? You can mind your manners and your ABC’s for a period school lesson at the Jones’ home while getting ready to head back for your upcoming school year! Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 [...]

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Special Program – School Time!

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Special Program - School Time! Fancy learning 1850’s style? You can mind your manners and your ABC’s for a period school lesson at the Jones’ home while getting ready to head back for your upcoming school year! Contact Barb King at barbara.king@thc.texas.gov or 936-878-2214 [...]

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Pesticide Applicator License Training

AgriLife Extension Office 20 S. Holland, Bellville, TX

Training- $10 Books- $50 Total Cost- $50.00 Register HERE: https://austin.agrilife.org/event-registrations/     the_ad_group id="151"]

Focus Weekend – Farmers Nooning

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 3 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Farmers Nooning, 11a – 2p: Taking a break, or “nooning,” in the heat of the day would help both enslaved and free 19th century farmers renew their energy on a long day in the blazing Texas sun! A little rest, food, [...]

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Focus Weekend – Farmers Nooning

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 3 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Farmers Nooning, 11a – 2p: Taking a break, or “nooning,” in the heat of the day would help both enslaved and free 19th century farmers renew their energy on a long day in the blazing Texas sun! A little rest, food, [...]

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Aaron Barker & Allen Shamblin with Guest Megan Linville

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

Writers of many hits for Willie Nelson, George Strait, Bonnie Rait, Keith Urban, Clay Walker, Toby Keith, Randy Travis, Oak Ridge Boys and others. Barker and Linville perform jingles for Blue Bell Ice Cream which are widely aired on radio and TV. Barker was inducted into Halls of Fame for Texas Heritage Songwriters and Nashville Songwriters. Shamblin is a Dove [...]

Focus Weekend – Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat, 10a – 4p: Come stay cool with us in the heat of summer and discover what early Texans did to stay cool. Without modern A.C. you might be surprised at how comfortable you can be [...]

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Focus Weekend – Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus weekend - Keeping Cool in the Texas Heat, 10a – 4p: Come stay cool with us in the heat of summer and discover what early Texans did to stay cool. Without modern A.C. you might be surprised at how comfortable you can be [...]

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Focus Weekend – Chaff in the Wind

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Chaff in the Wind, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Aug. 4, 1847 - “Thrashed out rye”. Now that our grain crop has been harvested, it’s time to thresh and winnow it to separate seed from stalk. [...]

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Giants of Texas History at Washington-on-the-Brazos

Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site 23400 Park Rd 12, Washington, TX

Event by Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site Texans today stand on the shoulders of great figures that lent their sweat, blood, tears, and lives to make Texas what it is today. Join us at Washington as we celebrate these incredible figures from out history, and maybe even get a chance to meet one or two of them while you’re [...]

Focus Weekend – Chaff in the Wind

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - Chaff in the Wind, 10a – 4p: Dr. Jones noted in his journal on Aug. 4, 1847 - “Thrashed out rye”. Now that our grain crop has been harvested, it’s time to thresh and winnow it to separate seed from stalk. [...]

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Focus Weekend – The Written Word

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - The Written Word Why is it important to know how to write a letter? Diaries, journals, and correspondence all contain the voice of their authors and important details for their reader. Learn how to send a letter in 1850 and try [...]

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Focus Weekend – The Written Word

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site 12300 Park Rd, Washington, TX

Barrington Plantation State Historic Site   Duration: 6 hr   Public  · Anyone on or off Facebook   Focus Weekend - The Written Word Why is it important to know how to write a letter? Diaries, journals, and correspondence all contain the voice of their authors and important details for their reader. Learn how to send a letter in 1850 and try [...]

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The Everly Brothers Experience by Zmed Brothers

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

s important pioneers of Rock n’ Roll, the legendary Everly Brothers were one of the world’s greatest singing duos. Their amazing sibling harmonies are equaled by today’s Zach and Dylan Zmed who perfectly deliver the iconic Rock, Blues, Pop and Rockabilly tunes. Since 2016 the Zmed Brothers have traveled worldwide sharing this musical treasure trove through concerts and TV appearances. [...]

Suzy Bogguss

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

Grammy award-winning and Platinum-selling artist Suzy Bogguss covers Country, Swing, Jazz, Folk and Americana music with amazing style and grace. With Top-40 and Country hits during the 1990’s, she sold over 4 million records. Her 2015 album Lucky is a heartfelt homage to Merle Haggard and she still performs much of his music. For two consecutive years, Rolling Stone magazine [...]

The Doo Wop Project

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

High-energy award-winning Broadway stars take you a Doo Wop journey starting with classic tunes of the Crests, Belmonts, Flamingos and Smokey Robinson -- then through the vocal and dance magic of The Temptations and The Four Seasons. DooWopified versions of modern hits are also performed from Michael Jackson, Maroon 5, Sam Smith and more. Tickets: $70 - $90  

Pesticide Applicator License Training

AgriLife Extension Office 20 S. Holland, Bellville, TX

Training- $10 Books- $50 Total Cost- $50.00 Register HERE: https://austin.agrilife.org/event-registrations/     the_ad_group id="151"]

Radney Foster & Darden Smith

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

An intimate acoustic show of their beloved classics, their newly-released treasures, and their fun stories. These seasoned singer/songwriters have always been inspired by their native Texas, and both have been critically acclaimed as among the best in the industry. Smith has released 15 albums. Foster released 11 albums and wrote eight number-one hit singles. Tickets: $30 - $50  

The Texas Tenors: Deep In The Heart Of Christmas

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

These Emmy Award winners and Billboard #1 Recording Artists were recently featured on ABC’s America's Got Talent: The Champions. Marcus, J C and John deliver a lively, heart-warming holiday concert of seasonal favorites. They uniquely blend this popular music with thrilling harmonies and award-winning arrangements. Bring the whole family to make new and lasting Christmas memories! Tickets: $75 - $95 [...]

The Grand Ol’ Christmas Show

Barnhill Center at historic Simon Theatre 111 W Main St, Brenham, TX

A one-of-a-kind musical variety show that combines favorite Christmas classics with original sketch comedy and antics. The theatrical performance highlights a vintage era full of nostalgia, taking audiences back to the “good old days.” An original production featuring Americana standout Blue Water Highway and a large cast of top Texas musicians and entertainers. Tickets: $60 - $80