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Wondering What to Do in Brenham TX?

May 3rd, 2016 by Pamela Murski

Home Sweet Farm Live MusicWondering what to do in Brenham TX?  Look no further as we have all the details here!  First, book your room at the our world class bed and breakfast as your starting and ending spot during your getaway to Brenham.  We are your personal concierge, taking care of all the little details, knowing what’s going on and where to spend your time based upon your travel preferences, providing you with maps, itineraries, dining suggestions and reservations, tickets to live theatre, and  providing you with an escape within the escape here at the ranch!

Here is just a sampling of what to do in Brenham TX:

Bluebonnet Wine Trail:  take a tour of the bluebonnet wine trail, enjoying each boutique winery, their unique small scale productions of Texas wine, the ambiance of their wineries which are framed around the vintners personalities, personal  background and style of wine making.  Enjoy a sampling of their wines with a food pairing during one of the celebratory quarterly trails and take home commemorative wine stems and memorable experiences.

Live Music Concerts:  Try out The Kenney Store for a boot  stomping good time with dinner, drinks, dancing and pure country fun in Kenney, just a 10 minute drive from the B&B!  The Bluebonnet Opry showcases live  talent every third Thursday of the month at the Silver Wings Ballroom.  Every Friday and Saturday nights, you will find live music at Home Sweet Farm Market & Biergarten in downtown Brenham.  Experience the  Hot Nights, Cool Tunes Concert Series every Saturday in July on the Courthouse Square in downtown Brenham.

Festivals:  Festivals are held year round here in these parts.  Some that are particularly legendary are the springtime  Bluebonnet Festival, the Scarecrow Festival in October, the Burton Cotton Gin Festival in the Spring,  Texas Ranger Day, the German celebration called Maifest in May, the Christmas Stroll with its’ lighted Christmas parade in December, the Uptown Wine Swirl in January, Texas Independence Day Celebration, Chappell Hill Lavender & Wine Fest, the annual grape crushing at three of our boutique wineries, the Fall  Festival of Roses, the Round Top Antique Fair and so much more!

History:  As the county seat and official birthplace of Texas, the history part of what to do in Brenham TX is expansive.  A sampling of venues to visit include Washington On The Brazos Historic Site, Toubin Park, Star of Republic Museum, Brenhams Main Street Historic Downtown District, Brenham Heritage Museum, Historic Masonic Cemetery,   the Burton Railroad Depot & Museum, Texas Baptist Historical Center Museum, Seward Plantation, Historic Home Tours of Brenham, Old Baylor at Windmill Hill Park, Barrington Living History Farm, Winedale Historical Complex, the John P.  Coles Home Tours and more.

Shopping:  What to do in Brenham TX also includes shopping of course!  You will find an assortment of boutiques, galleries, wine shops, antique shops, furniture & home decor shops, restaurants, coffee houses, and specialty  shops all within walking distance in Brenhams historic downtown district.  If your feet get tired from walking or your arms get tired from carrying all the shopping bags, just hop in your  car and come back to the ranch for a quick restorative dip in the outdoor spa.  Then head back into town to start once again.  After all, the Bed and Breakfast is just a mere 5 minutes away!

We have to mention Dining as this is one of the main pleasures in life!  What to do in Brenham TX includes some really great authentic grub!  Home Sweet Farm Market for artisanal cheese/charcuterie platters, delicious micro brews, wine and organic food, 96 West for eclectic Tapas, wine & beer and outside dining in downtown, BT Longhorn Saloon for amazing seafood & steaks in a cool historic building just off the courthouse square, Volare for authentic Italian, The Brazos Belle for authentic country French, the Burton Cafe for true German fare,  and Nathans for local BBQ!  These are just a few! Looking for a cooking class and dinner?  We got that too in what to do in Brenham TX!  Just  ask us!

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