Wednesday, May 22, 2013

2013 Season of Hot Nights Cool Tunes Concert Series in Brenham, Texas

Hot Nights Cool Tunes
Concert Series for 2013

7:00 pm every Saturday evening, in July. 
 Meet at the Courthouse Square in
 Downtown Brenham, Texas and bring your lawn chairs for a 
FREE concert!
Food and drink sales support the community, and help keep the concerts FREE.

Make your plans to stay with us at 
Brenham House Bed and Breakfast 
and enjoy any of these great concerts in this 2013 series!


Here is the line up for this season:
Saturday, July 6- The Newsboyz
Terrific 5 piece Austin band playing 
a hugh variety of music.
Saturday, July 13- Radiostar
High energy trip through the 1980's playing 
the biggest hits from some of 
the biggest names of that decade.
Saturday, July 20- Matchmaker Band
10 piece show band specializing 
in the sounds of Motown, Soul, Funk, and Dance music.
We will see you there!
Saturday, July 27- Suede
This explosive electrifying band plays hits from the 70's, 80's, and 90's to today. 

Monday, April 22, 2013

Unity Theatre, in Brenham, Texas presents I Hate Hamlet

Unity Theatre presents
I Hate Hamlet
by Paul Rudnick

May 16-June2, 2013
In this hilarious romp Andrew Rally has it all: 
 celebrity from his staring role in a hit TV series: 
a rich, beautiful girlfriend: a devoted agent: 
the perfect New York apartment; 
and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park.  
But Andrew has two big problems:  
he hates Hamlet, 
and he's being haunted by the drunken ghost of John Barrymore!

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Serving up Good Food at R Place at Washington on the Brazos!

R Place at Washington on the Brazos
 Saturday, April 20, 2013
 Randy is serving Roasted Pork Loin
 with Gorgonzola Sauce

Tender roasted pork loin sliced into medallions 
over a bed of fresh French beans 
then topped with our very own Gorgonzola sauce.
Dinner includes
 his house salad of organic mixed greens 
and warm bread with brie.
$17.95
Dinner service begins at 6 pm.
For reservations call 936 878-1925 during hours 
or call Randy at 281 744-4195.

Friday, April 12, 2013

35th Annual Blue Bell Fun Run, 2013

April 13, 2013
35th Annual Blue Bell Fun Run

8:00 am start at Brenham High School
Register online at www.bluebellfunrun.com

This is a pet friendly, fun-filled family event that invites runners, walkers, 
and stroller pushers to come out and enjoy the outside and exercise with 4000 people!

Bonus!  After the run there will be blue bell to get you across the finish line.

All for a good cause to support Brenham High School Athletices!

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Unity Theatre presents 'Night Mother by Marsh Norman


Just got home from Unity Theatre.
We went to see 'Night Mother and it was very good.
This is the last weekend for this production.
If you are in Brenham, Texas 
this weekend I would really recommend it.
Marsha Norman won a Pulitzer Prize for 'Night Mother, an American tragedy.
Carolyn Houston Boone plays Thelma and Lisa Thomas-Morrison plays Jessie.  These two ladies are very talented and their performances will really move you.

R Place at Washington on the Brazos

R Place at Washington on the Brazos
is a great place for The Brenham House guests who want a 
fine quality dinner meal in a very quaint place.
Randy serves up great meals and great hospitality.
This Saturday, April 13,2013
Dinner with Live music with Gene Scott

Randy will be serving his famous "Texas Strip"
 Texas sized NY strips grilled on his open pit.
 14-16 oz USDA choice Black Angus steaks.

Dinner is served with garlic parmesan potatoes,
house salad of organic mixed greens,
warm bread with Brie.
There is a large selection of wines and beers to choose from
 and Randy's desserts are always great!

Making a reservation is always a good thing!
during business hours 936 878-1925
or anytime
281 744-4195
Dinner service begins at 6:00 and there are seatings until 9:00 pm.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Trunk Show at the Beadboard Upcountry

101 S. Baylor Street
of Brenham, Texas

Is joining Segreto, in Houston, for a fabulous Trunk Show at
1414 Antoine
Houston, Texas
Thursday, April 18,2013
10 am-6 pm
Enjoy lite bites and wine
Featuring Jennifer Welker of Golden Tread Jewelery
and
our Maryanne Flaherty of Beadboard Upcountry
Check out these websites


Monday, April 8, 2013

Drive to Brenham, Texas!

Drive on out to Brenham, Texas!

Check out the Texas Bluebonnets.
It is that time of year when all of the wildflowers are blooming!
Everything is so green and the bluebonnets are just marvelous!



Sunday, April 7, 2013

Opening of Home Sweet Farm Market in Downtown Brenham

Grand Opening Today!
306 S. Baylor Street
Downtown Brenham
Lovely vegetables, strawberries, hand made soaps, Independence Coffees and Teas, Candles, Homemade hats and such!
It is a wonderful thing for Brenham, Texas!
Hours:
Wednesday 11-6pm
Sundays 11-4pm
Get out and support our Local Agriculture!
100% local and organic





 Jimmy seriously studying the beautiful onions with those gorgeous top!
   The broccoli was wonderful for lunch along with strawberries that were so sweet no honey or topping was needed.  I hope all of our guests got by there on their way home Sunday!  The produce was just gorgeous!
Thank you Brad and your precious family!


Friday, April 5, 2013

Bluebonnets, Crawfish, and Music at Windy Winery

August and Linda owners of Windy Winery

Two Weekends!
Bluebonnets, Crawfish and Music!
April 6, 2013
April 13, 2013
3-5 pm
serving:
Crawfish, Potatoes and Corn on the cob
$25.00 a person
Wine is not included

Come on out and enjoy the view on the back porch,
 eat some crawfish
 and listen to the music of Mike Gallo!  
Don't forget to bring your friends!
RSVP 979 836-3252

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Burton Cotton Gin Festival April 19-20, 2013




Check out the Friday evening Shrimp Boil (all you can eat!)
$25.00 per person

So many activities and it is FREE admission!

We have three rooms available at this time at 
The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast
Book your room now for this fun event!

Just good old fun...
Parade, music, bubble gum blowing contest,
tractor pull, Cotton Seed Pulling contest, 
ginning of historic cotton bales, 
Pie eating contest, bands:  
Yellow Prairie, Shiner Hobo Band, The Dujka Brothers, 
Lone Star Blue Grass Band

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The Brenham House's Breakfasts

Homemade Brenham House Cinnamon Rolls 
waiting to jump in the oven!


After they come out of the oven they will be slathered with a 
cream cheese icing!
We serve a full three course breakfast and this will be the dessert course.
Come on over for breakfast!

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Leftovers Antiques Kick Off Party


Leftovers Antique Mercantile
3900 Hwy. 290 W.
Brenham, Texas

Celebrates March 30, 2013

Round Top Antique Kick-Off Party

20% off Store Wide
Food and Fun all day
Live Music  6-9 pm

Extended Round Top Hours:  10am-9 pm

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Monday, March 25, 2013

Brenham, Texas' Delightful Pocket Parks

Alamo Alley
Benches, seating and water fountains!  what a wonderfu way to move from Alamo Street to Main Street.  We have free internet wireless downtown.  You can sit and work on your computer. 


Toubin Park is a pocket park on South Park Street and you can walk through to Commerce Street.  Learn of the history of Brenham as you walk through the park.


...and there is also Belle's Alley which allows you to walk from Main Street to Commerce Street.
Come and enjoy historic Brenham, Texas
for more information click here:

www.TheBrenhamHouse.com

Saturday, March 23, 2013

Spring Wildflowers at The Brenham House

Here is the status of our Bluebonnets, at The Brenham House.



There are also wildflowers all over our backyard.
These are Spiderworts.
They look like a periwinkle blanket has been place in the backyard, there are so many.

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Spring is on it's Way!

Bluebonnets are on their way!
These are from our front flower beds in the front of our Bnb
Spring is on its way!
March 22-23, 2013
Herbal Forum- Plants and gifts for sale, Friday9-6pm, Saturday
at Round Top Festival Institute
248 Jaster Road, Round Top, Texas
The Antique Rose is busting with blooms!
Find all of your garden needs!

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Camellias at The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast


Here are the Camellias  outside The Brenham House 
Dining Room window. 
 They are such great enjoyment during the winter months, right up to spring.
The green leaves stay on the 6 foot bush year round.  Then when all of the other plants are dormant, for the winter, these beautiful blooms make us happy to see them!
www.TheBrenhamHouse.com 




Tuesday, March 12, 2013

123rd Maifest in Brenham, Texas

123rd Maifest
Brenham, Texas
May 3-5, 2013

Friday 6 pm-midnight
Saturday noon-midnight
Sunday noon- 6 pm

Held at Fireman's Park
FREE ADMISSION

One of the oldest German Heritage Festivals in the South!
Parade,
Arts and Crafts,
German Village,
Kinder Village,
Country Flavors Blue Bell Ice Cream
(all you can eat for $6.00 all day)
German Food and Vendors,
Biergarten and Wine Shoppe,
Meister Von Bier Contest,
Polka and Waltz Bands,
Royalty Coronation




Monday, March 11, 2013

Spring Break 2013

Spring Break is Here!

The weather has been so nice!

The Bluebonnets are just beginning to do their thing.  
We have a few bluebonnets blooming, in our gardens.

Blue Bell is running more tours each day!
You get a large scoop at the end of the tour.

The Antique Rose Emporium is ready for all of you gardeners and photographers.

And did I say shopping in our historic downtown?

The country roads are calling you to come on out and enjoy the beautiful scenery.
Make your reservations at The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast!


Saturday, March 9, 2013

What's Cooking at R Place at Washington on the Brazos?

What's Cooking At R Place this Saturday?
March 9, 2013
Basil Chicken in Coconut Currie Sauce
Chicken with fresh basil mixed with an array of spices 
and lite coconut milk
 that is served over a bed of hot rice.
Dinner includes a salad of mixed greens 
and warm bread with brie.
$17.95
They carry a large selections of wines as well.

Dinner service begins at 6:00 p.m.
For a reservation call 936 878-1925 during business hours or call Randy at 281 744-4195

Friday, March 8, 2013

St. Patrick's Day Celebration Dinner and Star Gazing at Windy Winery

St. Patrick's Day Celebration Dinner 
and Star Gazing!
Make your plans now to go out to Windy Winery on
March 16, 2013
6-9 P.M.
Menu:
Appitizers
Potato Soup
Corn Beef Brisket
Cabbage, Potatoes, Carrots
Soda Bread
Irish Potato Candy

$25.00
(does not include wine)

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Official Bluebonnet Festival of Texas 2013

Official Texas Bluebonnet Festival
Chappell Hill, Texas
April 12-13, 2013
9-6 P.M. and 9-5 P.M.
Come on out to the country!
The  outdoor festival is held in old town Chappell Hill, Texas.
There will be vendors with food, crafts, art, and live music.
Chappell Hill is only 12 miles from Brenham, Texas
Admission is FREE.
There is a charge for parking in the fields.

For more information click here


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Unity Theatre presents 'night Mother

Brenham's Unity Theatre presents
April 4-14, 2013
Thurs. 7:30 pm, Fri.-Sat. 8 pm, Sun. 4pm
Unity Theatre
300 Church Street
Brenham, Texas

This eloquent and enthralling play tells the story of Jessie and her mother, Thelma, who live together in a small, isolated country house, and the events of one shattering evening.  With humor and pathos 'night Mother probes deeply in to family relationships while making a disturbing statement about responsibility and courage.  

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1983.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Home Sweet Farm is Opening to the Public in Brenham, Texas

Great News for Brenham!

Home Sweet Farm

 is opening a retail place in downtown on Baylor Street, at the railroad tracks,
they will be open two days a week.  Wednesdays and Sundays starting in April 2013!

This means our guests can shop on Sundays and pick up fresh local produce 
to take home as they leave Brenham.
Here is a picture of the building before the build out.

Watch them as they grow by going to their website.
We can not wait!  This is going to be a real bonus for Brenham, Texas.
www.TheBrenhamHouse.com

Monday, March 4, 2013

Blue Bell's New Flavors are out!

Blue Bell has just released their new flavors!
LEMON BLISS
and
MINT COOKIES AND CREAM

Come on out to Brenham, Texas and take a tour of the creameries.  
At the end of the tour you choose your flavor to enjoy!

During Spring Break you can go online and get you tickets in advance.