Tuesday, November 30, 2010

This Weekend!

Starts this weekend at Unity Theatre!
Christmas Stroll is this Friday!

Come and relax in Brenham.  Start you Christmas Season with us at The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast.  We are waiting for you.
The Happy Innkeepers,
James and Susan

Monday, November 29, 2010

Hear the Bells at Round Top Festival Institute

Saturday, December 11 at 3 P.M.
Hear the Bells
Bayou City Performing Arts Choruses
Join in a truly classic holiday concert featuring Saint-Saens "Christmas Oratorio" and other special  jewels.  Traditional holiday carols will follow the performance accompanied from the stage by James Dick, the Institute's Founder and Artistic Director.

Tickets $20. Adults   $10. Students

You are cordially invited to attend the Annual Holiday Reception. Following the carols, join us for wassail and treats in the School Building, across from the Concert Hall.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Nutcracker at Festival Institute

Round Top Festival Institute
Saturday, December 4 at 4 p.m.
Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker"
Dancers Workshop and Ovation of Austin
Danced by children 
What a wonderful way to start the Christmas Season!
Tickets $20. adults     $10. students

Monday, November 22, 2010

Cookie Exchange

It is that time of year again, and there are so many parties to attend! A Cookie Exchange is a great way to get together with friends. Show up with dozens of one kind of cookie and come home with an assortment.  Now you are ready to have your friends over for coffee or tea and share your cookies!  Carry an assortment to any of your parties you will be attending.
These are my all time favorite cookies!
Chocolate Chocolate Chip Cherry Pecan Cookies
1 3/4 c. sifted flour                     1 egg
1/4 tsp. baking soda                    2 T. milk
1/3 c. Hershey's cocoa                8 oz. chocolate chips
1 c. butter                                    1 c. chopped dried cherries
1 tsp. vanilla                               1 c. chopped pecans
1 tsp. almond extract
1/2 c. firmly packed brown sugar
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Mix flour, soda, cocoa together in bowl and set aside.  In a mixer, cream the butter, vanilla, almond, brown sugar.  Add the egg and milk and beat.  Slowly add dry ingredients.  Drop by spoons on to baking sheets and bake for 14-15 minutes.

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Welcome to The Brenham House

This is the Welcome Board on our entry porch at 
The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast.
A full house this weekend is such a blessing!  We enjoy our guests and we love it when our home is full of joy!
We would like to add your name to our board!

Friday, November 19, 2010

November 20-21 2010 Two Great Events

November 20-21  Two great Events!
Ellison's Poinsettia Celebration-$2.00 adult
The Holiday Home Tour and Trunk Show-$15.00 adult
Come back with your ticket on Saturday evening from
5-6 P.M. Wine and Cheese at the Giddings-Stone Mansion.  

You don't want to miss it!


Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Peek at the New Visitor Center

How about a sneak peek?
Our new Visitors Center will be opened Dec. 3. 2010!
We are so very proud of all of the hard work to give this historic building such a great face lift.  It is absolutely beautiful.
Open Saturday Nov. 18th inside the Simon Theatre will be  Independence Coffee Co.'s Coffee and Tea Market.
Come on in for your favorite coffee or tea.  Northwest side of the square on Main Street.

You will have to just see it for yourself!

Monday, November 15, 2010

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Christmas Stroll 2010

Downtown Brenham Christmas Stroll
Dec. 3 2010
December 3 at 5:30 PM the Girl Scouts Lighting of the Courthouse Tree
6:00PM Sounds of Christmas Lighted Parade 
and following the parade a Movie on the Square- "Polar Express" 

Live Entertainment and strolling carolers!
Shop for goodies at the Farmers Market!
Get in the Christmas Spirit by visiting more that 40 shops and boutiques!

Don't forget the Jingle Bell Stroll on Saturday, December 4!

Make your plans now and book your rooms at 

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Unity Theatre presents
December 1-5,  1 week, 5 shows
Wed.-Sat. 7:30, Sun. 7:30
What a wonderful way to get into the Christmas Spirit!
Make your plans now to book with us at The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast and we will be glad to secure your tickets for you.
Family comedy all will enjoy!
This show tickets are adult $15. and student $ 10.
(Tickets On Sale November 1)

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

1st Annual " McNelly Munster Mingle"

November 13, 2010 LaBahia Turn Verien Dance Hall 
Noon to midnight!
First Annual "McNelly Munster Mingle"
Come and celebrate our history connection to famous Texas Ranger, Leander McNelly.  
Dance to western swing troupe, Back at the Ranch.

Dance $20.00 per person
Click here to read the article on Captain McNelly:

Monday, November 8, 2010

New Convention Center for Brenham

Brenham will soon have the newly renovated historical
 Simon Theatre opened as their Convention Center and the Chamber will host the Visitors Center in it.
Business Meetings, Wedding receptions, parties, etc.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Holiday Activities in Brenham

What a wonderful time of the year!  It is a time to be thankful, breathe, and enjoy life.  Brenham has a great Holiday Activities planned for you!
Book your room, bring a friend, come and relax, shop in a small town, and experience Round Top Festival Institute!
November 20
Round Top Festival Institute presents the Heart of Texas Chorus
November 20-21
Ellison's Greenhouses Annual Poinsettia Celebration
Holiday Home Tour and Trunk Show 
November 21
Round Top Festival Institute presents the Musical Splendor of Baroque Dresden

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Lunch at the Funky Art Cafe

Funky Art Cafe is a great place to stop in for lunch after a hard day of shopping!  
Enter through the Pomegranate on West Alamo Street 
and smell the wonderful coffee smells from the espresso bar.  
Shop as you go through the culinary section full if cookbooks, kitchen gadgets and baking and dinnerware.
At the far end of the Pomegranate you will arrive at 
The Funky Art Cafe!
It is a splendid place for lunch with fresh food, handcrafted soups, sandwiches and salads.
The walls are covered with the most unique and quirky pieces of art to admire while dining in the cafe.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Ellison's Greenhouses presents 20th Annual Poinsettia Celebration

November 20-21st
10-4 P.M.
Ellison's Greenhouses presents their 
20th Annual Poinsettia Celebration

This working nursery will display over 80,000 multi blooming poinsettias ranging from 3-6 feet tall before they are shipped out to all of the other nurseries.
It is an awesome sight.  Bring your camera and dress for pictures around the Christmas tree made of poinsettias.  There will be arts and crafts to buy, food and of course you can purchase your poinsettias for gifts and home decorations.
Santa will come from the North Pole for this great celebration!

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

23rd Annual Fall Festival of Roses at Antique Rose Emporium

November 5-7
Antique Rose Emporium presents:
23rd Annual Fall Festival of Roses
9 - 6 PM Daily
Enjoy 3 garden related seminars presented by nationally and internationally known speakers.  All programs are free to the public.
Come on out and walk the glorious paths.

Monday, November 1, 2010

Thanksgiving Special 2010

Still trying to figure out what to do, where to go and who is going to cook that big Thanksgiving Meal?
We have one room left for November 25-26th 2010.  
That two night stay includes two elegant 3 course breakfasts, two relaxing nights with us, afternoon refreshments and a wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner at 5:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day! 

Call us at 979 251-9947 or book online for your Thanksgiving Special.