A black and white illustration from a 19th Century newspaper of ladies and gentlemen attending a formal ball in the New York Metropolitan Opera House celebrating the Centennial of the United States with a large portrait of George Washington hanging from the ceiling with American flag bunting

Officers' Ladies Societies- Washington's Birthday

Celebrate the 1st President of the United States with the Officers and Ladies of Fort McKavett!

Jose Antonio Navarro wearing a birthday hat surrounded by streamers and confetti

José Antonio Navarro's 229th Anniversary Birthday Celebration

Join The Friends of Casa Navarro to celebrate the 229th anniversary of the birthday of José Antonio Navarro, a Texas Patriot. A ceremony at 10 a.m. will kick off the event followed by mariachis, demonstrations, and refreshments. And of course, birthday cake!

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Governor Hogg's Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for one of Brazoria County's largest Easter Egg Hunts! We'll have games, activities, a vendor market, and photos with the Easter Bunny. Free admission for the whole family!

Easter Egg Hunt at the Port Isabel Lighthouse State Historic Site

Lighthouse Easter Egg History Hunt

5th Annual Easter Egg Hunt on the grounds of the Lighthouse for Saturday, March 30. The event starts at 9 a.m. when the Easter Bunny arrives. Easter Egg Hunt: 10 a.m.

It’s a different kind of “hunt”. Over 20,000 eggs will be scattered on the hill of the Lighthouse. Participants will need to bring their own baskets and will line up on the east side of Lighthouse Park. At 10 a.m. the starting line will be released, and the fun begins.

1,000 SPECIAL eggs will be included in the hunt containing instructions for a History Hunt! Follow the directions to earn prizes while learning about the history of the Lighthouse.

Open to the public. No admission fee to event. Lighthouse Hours on Easter Egg Hunt Day: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Photo of children picking up Easter eggs scattered on green grass with adults standing in the background watching.

Easter Egg Scramble (Morning)

Join the Sam Bell Maxey House for Easter activities at the site during the Easter Egg Scramble, including an egg hunt, or “scramble”, on the grounds followed by Easter-themed crafts and yard games. 

Photo of children picking up Easter eggs scattered on green grass with adults standing in the background watching.

Easter Egg Scramble (Afternoon)

Join the Sam Bell Maxey House for Easter activities at the site during the Easter Egg Scramble, including an egg hunt, or “scramble”, on the grounds followed by Easter-themed crafts and yard games. 

Artistic graphic of a wall mural of the town of San Felipe de Austin being burned

Fire on the Brazos

Join us on Saturday, April 6th as we commemorate the burning of the town of San Felipe de Austin.

Selena Birthday Movie Screening

In honor of Texan icon Selena Quintanilla-Pérez's April 16th birthday, we're inviting fans and neighbors one and all for a screening of the 1997 classic Selena.

Artwork by Ortho Stubbs depicting Native Americans on horseback hunting the bison.

Red River War Series: Native American Storyteller

This year we will be commemorating the Red River War in the Texas Panhandle with a series of programs beginning in April and continuing through October. This program will feature Eldrena Douma, a Native American storyteller who will present the Native American perspective of the war. Regular entry fee will be charged.

CORNAPALOOZA Block Party

Get ready for a corn-tastic extravaganza and fun-filled day of corn-themed activities, live music, historic demonstrations, folklorico dancers, craft vendors and more! Whether you're a corn lover or just looking for a way to connect with your community, this event is not to be missed. So, grab your friends and family, and get ready to have a corn-ucopia of fun at the CORNAPALOOZA Block Party!