The Scoop

Official Blog of Brenham

Summer of Wine

May 16, 2017

Welcome to the Summer of Wine – your chance to reconnect while swirling about the countryside on a weekend-long escape. Whether you’re with your spouse, best friends, dog, or just need a moment to yourself, you will find plenty of opportunities for fun this summer around Brenham and Washington County. First up, Downtown Brenham’s Summer […]

Mother’s Day Weekend Retreat

May 4, 2017

Mother’s Day Weekend Agenda Relax Laugh Eat & drink Shop Rest Now that’s a to-do list we love to have, right?! Especially on a weekend retreat with Mom. In Brenham, you can enjoy many things that will help you check each one of those off the list. Here are some ideas. Moms & Lavender Chappell […]

5 Ways to Kick Off Summer

May 3, 2017

Summer is fast approaching – do you have plans yet? Here are five ways to get your summer started right in the peace & quiet of Brenham. Maifest & Sunday Funday The first weekend in May is filled with music, food, a small town parade, and plenty of libations to keep you cool. Brenham’s German […]

Goodbye, Bluebonnets

April 11, 2017

That’s all, folks! The bluebonnets had a great season, but it’s time to say goodbye to our favorite wildflowers. Other flowers that you can enjoy while driving around Washington County are Indian blanket and Mexican hat. Both of these flowers don’t mind the sun as much and will stay along our roadsides for another few […]

April Flowers in Brenham

April 4, 2017

Okay folks, here’s the scoop. The bluebonnets have peaked and many are dying off, but we still have good flowers to enjoy! Bluebonnets, Indian paintbrush, evening primrose, phlox, winecups, coreopsis, Indian blanket and many more! Come on over and enjoy a beautiful drive in the countryside. COUNTRY DRIVES: Old Independence Rd – a mix of […]

Bluebonnet Peak is Here

March 27, 2017

We’ve been watching closely and have determined that the bluebonnets have peaked in Washington County. There may be some newer blooms, but the areas we’ve already reported on are at peak or just beyond now. The ones in Brenham are definitely fading, or starting to fade. If you haven’t come yet, you’ll want to do […]

Wildflowers – March 21, 2017

March 21, 2017

The wildflowers and bluebonnets are looking really nice! Now is the time to come! The weather has turned warmer again, but as long as it doesn’t get TOO hot, the flowers should stick around for another couple of weeks. Consult the Wildflower Map for details on where we know the flowers are. Here’s the recap […]

5 Dog Friendly Spots in Brenham

March 17, 2017

You’re ready to hit the road for an adventure to Brenham, but you have that little furry one looking at you – what do you do? Bring him with ya! We love dogs in Brenham. Here are 5 places you can go with Fido in tow. Ninety Six West – The only restaurant in Downtown […]

Brenham Bluebonnets

March 16, 2017

Just took a drive around a couple parts of the county today. Found some flowers at various stages of bloom. Consult the map for a visual of specific locations. Here’s the scoop…. BRENHAM: Behind LaQuinta on Wood Ridge Blvd In front of Denny’s on Hwy 36 South Behind the car wash across the street from […]

Kid Friendly Dining in Brenham

March 13, 2017

Spring Break and wildflower season means there are more families moving around Washington County than usual, and the kids are always hungry! Where do you take them? Here are 5 suggestions for kid friendly restaurants in Brenham. Must Be Heaven –  classic car meal containers filled with classic sandwich offerings for the little ones. There’s plenty […]