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Antique Rose Emporium: Annual Fall Festival of Roses

September 15th, 2011 by Pamela Murski


The Antique Rose Emporium (ARE)  hosts  its annual Fall Festival of Roses in November  with three days of free garden-related seminars presented by nationally and internationally known speakers and gardening tours.  The ranch is located just a short drive down a beautiful country road from this amazing nursery & garden center.

Antique Rose Emporium, with its 8 acres of landscaped grounds, is located at 10000 FM 50 in Independence, Texas. For more information about the annual Fall Festival of Roses, call 979-836-5548.

Texas History in Downtown Brenham

June 21st, 2011 by Pamela Murski

Brenham, Texas is an incredibly historically rich Texas town.  Another untold bit of history is about to unfold and be added to the attractions for visitors and locals alike…….“The story of  Brenham’s cisterns” starts in 1860 when the Washington County Railroad was finished and  is the story that will be told at Toubin Park, another pocket park that will be opened to the public this summer 2011. The groundbreaking ceremony was held recently and the reconstruction has begun!  As only the second railroad in Texas, it was a remarkable feat that turned Brenham into a boom town, almost overnight. This started a chain of extraordinary events, with colorful characters, leading to the cisterns under our streets and buildings, according to Sharon Brass, a Main Street Brenham volunteer who did most of the recent research.  Get ready for another great historic tour opportunity in downtown Brenham!

Texas Independence Anniversary Celebration at Washington On The Brazos

February 10th, 2011 by Pamela Murski

Texas Independence

Celebration of  Texas Independence at the  “Birthplace of Texas” Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site! Don’t miss all the  festivities on February 26-27, 2011.    The ranch is just a short, beautiful drive from all the fun!

Barrington Living History Farm near Brenham TX Bed and Breakfast

January 24th, 2011 by Pamela Murski

Washington On The Brazos



Just a few miles down the road from the B&B……..Sample life in the mid-1800s….   Learn the fundamentals of this simple, old fashioned way of life.

On the weekend of January 29-30, learn how to “Make every stitch count.” While today we can go to the store and buy ready-made clothing, men and women of the early frontier had to know, by necessity, how to sew and create handmade clothing, linens and even decorations.   Enjoy many hands-on activities as well as demonstrations (quilting, spinning, weaving, rug hooking, and fancywork),  display of the history of slave freedom quilts,  The Star of the Republic Museum will have displays and information on the extensive selection of textiles located throughout the museum; Barrington Living History Farm will be interpreting 1850s textile skills, plus retail items for sale.

Dulcimer groups will be providing wonderful music throughout the complex. Barrington Living History Farm, the home of Dr. Anson Jones, the last president of the Republic of Texas, is open from 10 am – 4:30 pm. For details

Bluebonnet Wine Trail, Elopement Package, Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast

December 9th, 2010 by Pamela Murski

Elopement Package

What could be more romantic than to elope on the Bluebonnet Wine Trail and have your private ceremony at  Murski Homestead Bed and Breakfast in Brenham.

We offer the Ultimate Texas Elopement package, that makes your wedding day stress free. Eloping in Texas in a peaceful country setting is perfect for the couple not wanting the big “to-do” list of a large wedding.    You simply pick the date, reserve your favorite room, get a Texas marriage license 72 hours prior to the wedding and we do the rest for you.