3 / 24 / 2012
Head For The Bills Bicycle Ride
Enjoy an invigorating ride in the beautiful rolling hills of Washington County. Three challenging courses, fully supported with refreshments and rest stops. Free event t-shirt guaranteed with prepaid registration received by March 5th. 713-466-1240
Last Train to Nibroc
Unity Theatre, 300 Church St., Brenham
In December 1940, on an east-bound train, May shares her seat with a charming your flyer named Raleigh-and so begins a hesitant and improbable romance. This story is not about events, it is about character. it is simply about two very different people whose casual acquaintance leads to something true and lasting. www.UnityBrenham.org
Texas Home Tour
Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4
Independence Visitor Center
Free guided tours of the John P. Coles home, log house, and one-room school house in Independence. Sat 10-4, Sun 1-4; 979-251-9227 or visit IndependenceTX.com
Ceramic Art by Diana Seidel
The Gallery, 203 E. Austin St., Round Top
The clay art of Diana Seidel will be on exhibit. Seidel's enticing vessels and functional works are a delight to be held. Opening reception-March 10th, 4-8pm.
Growing Small Fruits in Brazos Valley
Martha's Bloomers, Navasota, TX
Blackberries, blueberries and strawberries are increasingly popular fruits for Texas home gardens, due to antioxidants and other health benefits. These three fruits have very different cultural requirements and adaptability to Southeast Texas and the Brazos Valley. This seminar will cover the basics of which varieties to plant, establishment and annual maintenance, soil amendments and pest management.
Monte Nesbitt is an Extension Program Specialist with Texas AgriLife Extension. He works in the Extension Horticulture department at College Station, and has statewide responsibilities for pecan production and general fruit and citrus production in East Texas and the Gulf Coast.
Poor Boy Model A Tour
Washington County Fairgrounds, Washington-on-the-Brazos, and Downtown Brenham
Model A’s and their owners will join the Piney Wood Model A Ford Club from Harris county as it hosts the 44th annual Poor Boy Tour. More than 75 Model A’s are expected to enjoy the back roads of Washington County and downtown Brenham. Wave as they go by and you will be treated to the famous AHOOGA horn sound and lots of smiles. Saturday morning the group will line up at the Washington County Fairgrounds Event Center and travel to Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site for tours and lunch. They’ll return to Brenham to explore the downtown area that afternoon
Antique Rose Emporium-Veggies
During business hours
Antique Rose Emporium, 10000 FM 50, Independence
Come and get your veggies! Fill up your spring garden with a selection of veggies in a 4-inch pot on sale for $1 each!