Texas Independence Day at Washington-on-the-Brazos

188th Anniversary of Texas Independence Day. Celebrations have been scaled down this year, as the site is undergoing an exciting and extensive renovation project, but we still have some great offerings!

A dish of New Orleans Bread Pudding fresh from the oven.

Cooking Class: New Orleans Pudding

Join us on the first Saturday of every month to get a taste of the foods different generations of the Magoffin Family enjoyed.

A large group of people in the early 1900s, gathered around a table

Tejas Tastebuds

Join us as we explore San Antonio’s culinary heritage by highlighting traditional dishes dating back to the 1870s. This event will feature a live chili demonstration and tasting.

Outside Independence Hall at Washington on the Brazos

"A Pound A Day" - Butter Churning at Washington-on-the-Brazos

Stop by the tavern at Washington -on-the-Brazos this weekend to see how butter was churned back in the 1800s.

Graphic for "Spring Break on the Bluff" with an illustration of sausage and cabbage

Spring Break on the Bluff - Sausage and Sauerkraut

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, watch our living historians prepare cabbage for fermentation and make a hearty German meal in the Kreische kitchen.

A woman's hands shape a ball of dough into a tortilla

Demo Days: Tortilla Making

Come learn about the process of nixtamalization and see how tortillas would have been made in the 1830s!

Graphic for "Spring Break on the Bluff" with an illustration of a kettle and ice cream maker

Spring Break on the Bluff - The Science of Sweet Treats

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, learn about the science of ice cream and root beer making, and make your own sweet treat to enjoy!

Woman in period clothing standing at a table in front of a brick hearth

Scruptious Saturdays: Cast Iron Care

Please join us on Saturday, March 16 as we care for our stock of cast iron cookware!

food cooking in front of fire

Class- Hearth Cooking Workshop

Learn to cook on a hearth like early Texans! Family Class is Sat. March 23rd, 2024; Adult Class is Sun. March 24th, 2024. Registration is required.

Drawing of three coffee beans.

Coffee Tasting

Join us on March 23rd from 10 AM - 12PM to learn all about the evolution of coffee and the techniques to brew it. We look forward to seeing you there and making it a memorable event!