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Washington on the Brazos

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23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
936-878-2214 www.WhereTexasBecameTexas.org

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October 2018

Home School Days

October 18 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

One event on October 4, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 11, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 18, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 25, 2018 at 10:30am

Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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$6 - $8

Every Wednesday and Friday in September and Thursdays in October, the staff at the Museum and Barrington Farm will present Childhood in Early Texas, an interactive hands-on program for the entire family, targeting students ages 5-12. Discover what life was like for a child in the mid-19th century during a visit to this historic site. Students will learn about chores, clothing, schools, farm life, and more. They will make some old- fashioned toys to take home. No minimum group size…

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Living History Saturday

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every third Saturday
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Free

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. The program features activities suited for the entire family. Try your hand at writing with a quill pen and sign a copy of the Texas Declaration…

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Farmers Market at Washington-On-The-Brazos

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 17, 2018

Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is holding Farmers Markets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the live oak trees outside the park’s Visitor Center every third Saturday, from April through November (except August). Local vegetables, fruits, snacks from food trucks, baked goods, artisan items and more will be sold at this free event, sponsored by the Washington on the Brazos Park Association. The market will also offer visitors educational opportunities about sustainable local food and farming practices.…

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Home School Days

October 25 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday and Friday, repeating until September 28, 2018

One event on October 4, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 11, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 18, 2018 at 10:30am

One event on October 25, 2018 at 10:30am

Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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$6 - $8

Every Wednesday and Friday in September and Thursdays in October, the staff at the Museum and Barrington Farm will present Childhood in Early Texas, an interactive hands-on program for the entire family, targeting students ages 5-12. Discover what life was like for a child in the mid-19th century during a visit to this historic site. Students will learn about chores, clothing, schools, farm life, and more. They will make some old- fashioned toys to take home. No minimum group size…

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Community Trunk or Treat

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Come join us on the lawn in front of the Visitor Center at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site where the featured attraction will be the Pumpkin Patch. Everyone is invited to listen to some Spooky Tales from the past at Independence Hall at 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. There will be games for the kids, refreshments will be served, and bags filled with candy & treats will be handed out to all children attending the festival while supplies last. Scarecrows created…

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November 2018

Living History Saturday

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every third Saturday
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Free

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. The program features activities suited for the entire family. Try your hand at writing with a quill pen and sign a copy of the Texas Declaration…

Find out more »

Farmers Market at Washington-On-The-Brazos

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is holding Farmers Markets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the live oak trees outside the park’s Visitor Center every third Saturday, from April through November (except August). Local vegetables, fruits, snacks from food trucks, baked goods, artisan items and more will be sold at this free event, sponsored by the Washington on the Brazos Park Association. The market will also offer visitors educational opportunities about sustainable local food and farming practices.…

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Farmers Market at Washington-On-The-Brazos

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 17, 2018

Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site is holding Farmers Markets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. under the live oak trees outside the park’s Visitor Center every third Saturday, from April through November (except August). Local vegetables, fruits, snacks from food trucks, baked goods, artisan items and more will be sold at this free event, sponsored by the Washington on the Brazos Park Association. The market will also offer visitors educational opportunities about sustainable local food and farming practices.…

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December 2018

Christmas on the Brazos

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Begin the holiday season by spending special time at Washington on the Brazos. Activities commence in the early afternoon at Independence Hall and the Star of the Republic Museum and extend into the evening at Barrington Living History Farm, bringing an 1850s Christmas alive for all. The highlight of the celebration is Candlelight Christmas, from 5:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Barrington Living History Farm.   Walk the candlelit paths at Barrington Farm and experience a Texas Christmas in the decade…

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Living History Saturday

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Every third Saturday
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Free

Travel back in time to where a nation was born in 1836. On the third Saturday of each month, staff and volunteers dressed in period clothing bring to life the people and events of Old Washington providing a unique opportunity to discover various aspects of life surrounding the birth of the Republic of Texas. The program features activities suited for the entire family. Try your hand at writing with a quill pen and sign a copy of the Texas Declaration…

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March 2019

Texas Independence Day Celebration

March 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Washington on the Brazos, 23400 PR 12
Washington, TX 77880 United States
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Free

This annual two-day celebration features live music, food, traditional crafts, living history presentations, firing demonstrations, historical encampments and commemorative programs. Guests will experience life in Texas in 1836 by visiting with reenactors; witnessing firing demonstrations in the Texas Army camps; watching cooking, weaving and period craft demonstrations; and walking the same trail as Texas’ forefathers and pioneer families. Texas musicians and actors will provide musical and theatrical entertainment. A Kid Zone will allow children to dress up in historical costumes;…

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