3 / 23 / 2013
Pleasant Hill Winery's 16th Anniversary CelebrationSat 11-6, Sun noon-5
Pleasant Hill Winery, 1441 Salem Rd, Brenham, TX
Enjoy a tour, tasting, and piece of anniversary cake!FREE
Head for the Hills Bike Ride
Chappell Hill, TX
Enjoy an exhilarating ride through the hills of northeast Washington County while partaking of a visual feast of bucolic scenery and, with the cooperation of Mother Nature, a magnificent of display of wildflowers.
The Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Department will again provide a hamburger lunch to recharge your batteries after the ride ($10).
Changes this year include:
*More porta-potties at Rest Stops 2 & 3
*Sweat-wicking polyester t-shirts rather than cotton
*First 200 registrants receive free t-shirts.
T-shirts available for sale to any registrant online or day of ride as long as supply lasts.
*Raffle for a Weekend in Brenham valued at over $500 with all proceeds benefiting Helping a Hero and PolioPlus.
Weekend in Brenham Package includes:
* 2 nights ($149 room) at the Ant Street Inn in downtown Brenham
* $120 voucher to use for meals at local restaurants
* Two tickets to Unity Theatre
* Two tickets to Horseshoe Junction
* Two tickets to Westwood Cinema 6
* A selection of local products (ice cream, salad dressing, coffee, wine)
Register online today!
Scottie beam us to The Stone Cellar
2 pm-11 pm
The Stone Cellar 204 E. Mill Street, Round Top
2 - 6 p.m. John & Lise' McNally
7-11 p.m. Eugene Eugene
on the Patio in the Heart of Round Top!
Farmers Market Days
Sat 9-5, Sun 11-4
Chappell Hill Lavender Farm, 2250 Dillard Rd, Chappell Hill, TX
Join us this spring as we introduce Farmers Market Days. Weekends during March and April we will be offering herb plants, homemade jams, relishes, pickled veggies, fruits, baked breads, cakes, and lavender infused honey. Everything natural for the health conscious!
Music Makes Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site, 579 South Main Street Anderson, Texas 77830
As one of early Texas’ most occupied Stagecoach Inns, Fanthorp often found itself as the focal point for parties, celebrations, and great Balls; which brought delight to significant dates such as New Years, Christmas and Texas Independence Day.Explore the period music performed by skilled musicians on instruments including the fiddle and guitar. Don’t be surprised to feel yourself join in the toe tapping music!
Texas Parks and Wildlife presents Fanthorp Inn to you without admission fees but with a suggested donation of Adults -$4.00 and Students (12 and under) $2.00
18th Annual Herb Forum
Round Top Festival Institute, 248 Jaster Rd.@ HWY 237, Round Top, TX
“The Fruitful Herbal Harvest” - A Celebration of Herbal Fruits with Elderberry, herb of 2013 Workshops, Plant Sales, Bookstore, Gift Shop. Join us as we explore the world of herbs and grow in knowledge and understanding while learning exciting new ways to utilize these ancient plants.
The Pig and Whistle- LIVE music
The Pig and Whistle 12607 Washington Street Burton, Texas 77835
The Pig and Whistle presents LIVE music starting at 7pm.
Early Texas Homes Tour
Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4
Step back into 1800s Texas with these free, docent-guided tours of the John P. Coles Cabin built in 1825 and the Independence Log House built in 1839. Tours are given the weekends of March 16-17, 23-24, April 6-7 and 13-14. Hours are Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
On March 16, there will be a black powder weapons demonstration; on March 17 and 23 the sweet sound of dulcimers will fill the air. On April 13, docents will demonstrate mourning clothing from the 1800s period.
For more details, stop by the Independence Visitor Center at 10270 T. S. Saul Rd, Independence, TX