5 / 4 / 2013
123rd Annual Brenham MaifestFri 6pm-?, Sat 10:30am-?, Sun noon-?
Downtown Brenham & Fireman's Park, 910 North Park St, Brenham
Bring the entire family and enjoy one of the oldest German Festivals in Texas! A colorful parade, spectacular performances, "all you can eat" Blue Bell ice cream, German food and live entertainment, arts and crafts booths, kid's activities at the "hand's on" German Village and lots of family fun!FREE
Check the website for schedule details. Parade starts at 10:30 in Downtown Brenham, All other Festival Activities are at Fireman's Park.
LODGING DISCOUNT! Make your reservation for a 2-night stay (May 3-5) at one of our participating hotels - Best Western, Holiday Inn Express or Hampton Inn & Suites - and mention “Maifest” to receive a 20-percent discount. To make your reservation, call the hotel directly and mention "Maifest." When you check in, you will receive a gift bag with two (2) arm bands for unlimited Blue Bell Ice Cream, as well as a $10 food voucher to be used at Maifest food vendors (while supplies last).
A Gathering of Women
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site P.O. Box 305, Washington, TX 77880
The ladies of Barrington Farm will be hosting "A Gathering of Women" demonstrating sewing, crocheting, weaving, quilting, and spinning. Program is free with your paid admission to the farm.
Chappell Hill Fire Dept Fundraiser
Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Dept, 5055 Main St, Chappell Hill
Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Department fundraiser this weekend, May 3 & 4.
B-B-Q Cook-Off & Rib Shootout.
Friday - Free Dance from 9 PM – 1AM
Location; New Fire Station on Main Street.
Live Auction, Raffle & Bucket Drawing – All proceeds benefiting the Chappell Hill Volunteer Fire Department. For more information call 979-836-9793 or 979-830-8137.
Farmer's & Artisan's Days
Railroad Depot, Downtown Burton, TX
You'll find unique and beautiful artisan wares such as one of a kind pieces of hand crafted jewelry by Linda Wallace to cutting boards and furniture created from local oak, pecan and black walnut made by Burton Millworks. Plus home fragrance Smelly Jellies by the Burton Candle Co. Fresh from the farm, yard eggs, arugula, kale, swiss chard and lettuce. There will even be all natural, grass fed beef from Berry Hill Farm. One of the best parts of the market is the fresh baked country bread from the Brazos Belle Restaurant for only $5, one smell will have you sold! This is just a sampling, there's plenty more available at the Burton Market. While you're there take a tour of the historic Railroad Depot and check out the archeological dig that is currently happening on site.
Live Music & Saturday Dinner
R-Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos, FM 1155, Washington, TX
Enjoy the sounds of Gene Scott playing live while you indulge in a delicious dinner of Chicken Marsala.
Chicken sauteed in a lite sauce of Marsala wine, prosciutto, mushrooms and assorted bell peppers served over a bed of linguine. Dinner includes our house salad of organic mixed greens and warm bread with brie for $17.95 per person.
Call us at 936-878-1925 during hours or 281-744-4195 anytime for reservations or more information.