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2014 Summer Things To Do In Brenham TX

June 19th, 2014 by Pamela Murski

Things to do in Brenham TX are more numerous than we can  share in one post. There are things to do in Brenham TX year  round, all week long!  Come on up this summer and  pick from a plethora of activities and things to do in Brenham TX while staying at Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast.  Some of the venues and  choices you have to  pick from things to do in Brenham are:hot-nights Music and entertainment at the Round Top Festival Hill Music Institute.  This world renowned music institute showcases up and coming musicians and concerts year round but especially during the summer.

Enjoy a night of music at the Bluebonnet Opry at Silver Wings Ballroom, located just 4 miles down the road from the Bed and Breafkast.  After your evening of entertainment, come back to the ranch and slip into the outdoor spa to conclude your evening of relaxation before snuggling down in your  luxurious big bed.

Fourth of July brings Fireworks on the Brazos at Washington On The Brazos State Park located 15 minutes from the ranch.  A day filled with food, history, tours, patriotic music and fireworks.  While there enjoy Barrington Living History Farm, Star of the  Republic Museum and the beautiful grounds  perfect for a picnic and day of celebrating.  Chappell Hill, Burton, Independence and Round Top also offer Fourth of July festivities, including parades, BBQ, music and  fireworks.  Murski Homestead B&B is located in the middle of these charming venues…….so much to choose from!

July brings live bands to historic downtown Brenham with our annual Hot Nights/Cool Tunes Festival.  Every Saturday evening, historic Brenham downtown courthouse square comes alive with vintage cars, great bands, dancing in the streets and great street food.  Just 10 minutes from our Bed and Breakfast, this free event is one our guests enjoy year after year!  Book your room now and get ready for a rocking great time!

Are Texas Wineries your thing?  We have those too!  July and August bring the Grape Stomp and Crush For Fun Festivals.  Experience the grape harvest, grape stomp and wine production cycle while having  fun at the wineries.  Enjoy the fruits of your “stomp or crush” and kick back with some delicious food and  delicious Texas wine.  Shop some of the artisans that will  be on site  during these special summer dates during the harvest.  Windy Winery, Pleasant Hill Winery and  Saddlehorn Winery,  are all part of the Bluebonnet Wine Trail which winds through Brenham  TX.

Harvest Lavender, make or buy Lavender products, sip some great Texas wine and enjoy delicious Texas food during our annual  Lavender and Wine Festival  courtesy of the Chappell Hill Lavender Farm and Windy Winery. Visit

Historical Downtown Brenham and enjoy a self guided walking tour of this historic district, beautiful buildings, Belles Alley, The Simon Theatre, Toubin Park and its’ underground cistern waterway, its’ many boutiques and antique shops.  A few suggestions of where to get some drinks and grub…Stop in at Ernies’ Bistro for a delicious locally  sourced and hand crafted lunch, pop into Independence Coffee Shop for a cold latte or frappaccino made with  their locally  roasted  signature Independence coffee, how about a glass of wine and pizza at YUMM! or a scoop of Blue Bell ice cream from Must Be Heaven.

There are so many more things to do in Brenham TX but first  you need to book your room.  We’ve got the  perfect spot for you to get started on  your  summer of fun in Brenham TX!  You can also download our free Visitor’s Guide for more suggestions of our favorites.

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