Monday, December 24, 2012

The Chalk Garden performed at Unity Theatre, Brenham, Texas

Unity Theatre, Brenham, Texas presents
The Chalk Garden a drama by Enid Bagnold
February 7- February 24, 2013

Eccentric Mrs. St. Maugham has engaged the mysterious Miss Madrigal to be governess to her granddaughter at her manor house in Sussex.  Her granddaughter is a precocious liar preoccupied with "true crime" stories and dark secrets are revealed when an elderly judge comes to lunch.

Ticket price for this main stage performance is $27.00
Curtain times:
Thursdays 7:30 pm
Fri- Sat. 8 pm
Sun- 4 pm

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

New Year's Dinner at R Place at Washington on the Brazos

Plan your New Year's Dinner at R Place at Washington on the Brazos!
Great food and large selection of wines!

Beef Medallions with Brandy Peppercorn Sauce
(U.S.D.A.Choice Beef Tenderloin Sliced into medallion topped with our brandy peppercorn sauce)
Served with Warm Bread with melted Brie,
Fresh organic greens house salad,
a wonderful dessert of Chocolate Truffle Torte,
and a glass of Champagne
For reservations call 281 744-4195

Music provided by Gene Scott for your dining pleasure.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Get your Tickets Now for this Year's Uptown Wine Swirl

January 19, 2013
3-7 P.M.
Buy your tickets online now and pick up your glasses 
at the gazebo on the square that day.

Tickets are $25.00 until Dec. 31, 2012
January 1 -19th, 2013 tickets are $30.00

What a wonderful way to spend the afternoon and evening!  
Wine tasting in the quaint stores in historic downtown Brenham.
Click here to go to buy your tickets:

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Annual Christmas Sing Along at The Stone Cellar

The Stone Cellar is having their Annual Christmas Sing Along
December 14th, 2012
6-10 P.M.
Doug Beyers will perform in the piano and
Jay Robinson will lead the Christmas Carols at 8 P.M. 

The Sone Cellar has great thin crust pizza and a large selections of wines and beers.
Outdoor seating as well as indoor.
The Stone Cellar
204 E. Mill Street
Round Top, Texas
979 249-3390

Friday, December 7, 2012

The Brenham House's Signature Brandied Cranberries

The Brenham House's signature Brandied Cranberries!

It is that time of year that we make our signature Brandied Cranberries.
They are so good.  We add them along side of our Pancakes, French Toast, 
 or Homemade Biscuits!
... but the dirty little secret is they are great on Blue Bell Ice Cream!
This is just a fun time of year in the kitchen!

Check Blue Bell for tour schedules:

Thursday, December 6, 2012

What is Cooking at R Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos?

What is Randy serving this Saturday Evening, you ask?
R Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos
Saturday, December 8, 2012

Pork Tenderloins with Gorgonzola Sauce
 and they are always so tender and tasty.
Medallions of Roasted Pork with Gorgonzola Sauce 
served with a side Butternut Squash

Dinner includes a beautiful organic salads of mixed greens with a balsamic vinegar
 and blue cheese crumbles, 
along with warm bread and melted brie cheese.

You will love it!  Always fresh, tasty and made for you!
Reservations are helpful.  936 878-1925

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Christmas Shopping in Historic Downtown Brenham

Make your plans now to get all of your Christmas shopping done in a very peaceful small town that will take you back t a Norman Rockwell painting.
Everything in the downtown is decorated with lights, and festive Christmas decorations.  The pace is much slower here and there is less traffic.  You can park downtown and shop up and down the historic downtown.
The are a couple of new stores that have opened recently.  
The Cottage Home Design
Alamo @ St Charles Street

The Man Cave has opened and it next door to The Cottage

Also Kay's  has opened and the food is great!  You can walk to this restaurant from The Brenham House.  It is a beautifully restored home on Market Street.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Away in the Basement A Church Basement Ladies Christmas 2012

If you saw it last play two years ago,
 you will want to come back for more laughter and fun!  

This is a different play for the Christmas Holidays!
Get your tickets now for this fun musical comedy
December 4-5, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Dr. W. W. O'Donnell Performing Arts Theatre
at Blinn College - Brenham Campus

Monday, November 19, 2012

Leftovers Antiques Annual Holiday Celebration

3900 Hwy 290 W.
Brenham, Texas
979 830-8496

Leftovers Antiques is one of the finest shops in Brenham, Texas.
        Check out these sales!
November 23-25, 2012
10-6 pm
Join us for our Annual Holiday Celebration sale!
20% off throughout the store and
50% on all Christmas

Saturday, November 17, 2012

2012 Jingle Bell Market

Tuesday, November 20 - 10-7:30 pm
Wednesday, November 21 - 10-6 pm

Come join in the Fun!
Silver Wings Ballroom
4100 Hwy 105
Brenham, Texas

Get all of you shopping done in one spot!  Great Concept!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Serving up Mixed Seafood at R Place Saturday

Randy has got it going on!
November 17, 2012
Come on out to R Place at Washington on the Brazos for outstanding Saturday evening,  dining.
It is just a short drive from 

Saturday's menu: 
Mixed Seafood in a spicy broth!
Just in time for the cooler weather he is serving
Shrimp, Mussels, and Bay Scallops in a white wine broth with diced tomatoes, herbs and a little heat.
The seafood is served over linguini with French bread for dipping.
Comes with a house salad of mixed organic greens,
with warm bread and melted brie.

He has a wide variety of wines to choose from.

Dinner service begins at 6:00 pm
Call for reservations at 936 878-1925
You won't be disappointed!

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Brenham, Texas Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade

Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade in Brenham, Texas
All Day Friday, November 30, 2012
and Saturday, December 1, 2012

What a delightful way to shop for all of your friends and family!  Small town Brenham all decorated for the Christmas Season!

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Need a Place to Celebrate Your Birthday?

Plan your next celebration at The Brenham House Bed and Breakfast!

People come to stay at The Brenham House for various reasons.
It is always fun when there is a birthday or anniversary to celebrate.  
Then there is the awesome girlfriend's get away.  
Many times these are friends from different areas of Texas or beyond that get together for a chance to catch up at The Brenham House.

There is so many things to do in Brenham, Texas
 as well as the surrounding areas.

This Monday we had two different groups check in for a two night stay 
and there was a birthday celebration in each group.
New found friends!

Caryl and Ann Marie

Their birthdays are actually on the same day!

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Homemade Tamales at Windy Winery

November 10, 2012
It is going to be great weather to get out to 
Windy Winery for a glass of wine and 

They are serving up homemade tamales:
Traditional Pork
Green Chili Chicken Tamales
$12.00 dozen

These also make great gifts!
First come first served.

Sunday, November 4, 2012

Christmas Stroll, Lighted Parade and Scavenger Hunt!

 November 30-Dec.1, 2012

Brenham's Downtown Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade

Friday 5:30-10pm, Parade begins at 6pm.
At 6pm the streets are lined with tourists, and town people
 to watch the festive lighted parade complete with music, 
kids, horses, and Santa!  
Afterward the store remain open late and the people mingle in the streets, 
listen to the Christmas carols as they shop.
Santa hangs our all evening at Hermann Furniture Co.
 to take pictures with the little ones.

Friday and Saturday Nov. 30 and Dec.1, 2012
Downtown Brenham's Scavenger Hunt and Shopping Spree!

For the first time in Christmas Stroll History there will be a Secret Santa Scavenger Hunt for our adult tourist!
The hunt will begin Friday night and ends at 5pm on Saturday
Designed for the adult tourists, one lucky person will win a grand prize gift basket with all kinds of fun and local products.
Make a purchase in a participating store and you'll be entered to win one of 4 great shopping spree giveaways!
Drawings held at the Visitor Center, 115 W. Main, at 6pm Saturday

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Brenham's Annual Holiday Home and Trunk Show

Holiday Home and Trunk Show
November 17-18, 2012

Combine the lovely Heritage Belles in period dress 
with beautifully decorated heritage homes,
 along with an old fashioned trunk show, 
and antique shopping opportunities, to kick off the holiday season.

Start out at the Giddings-Stone Mansion

November 17-18 and shop from 10-5pm
and enjoy the festive tours of historic homes from 1-4pm

Preview Party tickets available at the door 
on the evening of November 16,2012
Featuring wine and hors d'oeuvers while vendors showcase their wares 
and you can start completing those Christmas Lists!

Friday, November 2, 2012

Fall Festival of Roses at Antique Rose Emporium

Antique Rose Emporium's
Fall Festival of Roses
November 9-11, 2012

This is the 25th Annual FREE event.
Empress of the Garden,
the same as the title of Mike Shoup's newest book due out late this fall.

Try this Delicious Meal at R Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos

Saturday evening, November 3, 2012
R Place will be serving 
Large Gulf Shrimp and linguini
 tossed in a sauce with olive oil, garlic, shallots, 
white wine, and lemon.
Dinner includes their house salad of mixed greens
 and warm bread with brie before dinner.

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

A Tuna Christmas at Unity Theatre 2012

November 29- December 16, 2012
A Tuna Christmas 
Just in time for the holidays!
Unity Theatre in downtown Brenham, Texas

When you stay with us we can secure your tickets
 and add a pass to backstage to meet the cast with wine and horsd'ocuvres for Weekend performances 
if you attend on the weekday a coupon for a snack and drink.
Great bonus!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

So papillo Cheesecake

We have a recipe book,
 that is a collection of many of the recipes
 we use at The Brenham House.
(There are 79 recipes in it for $15.00)
Here is an easy recipe that many of the guests requests.

So papillo Cheesecake
2- 8 oz. cream cheese (room temperature)
2- 8 oz. pkgs. crescent rolls
1 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/2 c. butter, melted
Topping:  1/2 c. sugar, plus 1 T. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Unroll on pkg. of rolls and line a 9x13 baking dish.  In a mixer cream cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla.  Spread over the crescent rolls in the baking dish.  Unroll the second pkg. of crescent rolls and lay on top of the cheese mixture.  Pour the melted butter over the dish and sprinkle the topping of cinnamon and sugar over the top.
Bake for 30 minutes
Serves 12

m-m-m you won't believe the wonderful smell!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Saturday Evening Menu for R Place

R Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos
23254 FM 1155 E.
Washington, Texas
This Saturday, October 27, 2012
"Texas Strip Special"

14-16 oz. USDA Choice Black Angus Texas New York Strip
Grilled to perfection on their open pit.
Steak dinner includes, 
parmesan garlic potatoes, house salad of organic mixed greens and 
warm bread and brie cheese.
Reservations are helpful and can be made anytime 
between 6-9 pm by calling 936 878-1925

Don't forget they have over 20 different red wines to compliment your meal,
all reasonable price.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Last Fall Concert in the Park Series

Attention all guests staying with us this
Saturday October 27, 2012
8-10 p.m.

Last FREE Concert in the Park Series
Dietrich Memorial Amphitheatre
at Holt Park
2425 N. Park Street
Brenham, Texas

Rock of Ages featuring Payton Kelm

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Windy Winery Releases their Chardonnay

We are so lucky to have three wineries in Washington County.
Windy Winery is owned and operated by August and Linda.
They are always having fun events at their winery.  
Many of our Brenham House guests 
go out there for the dinners 
they serve and all of the activities they offer.

Their Chardonnay has been released!
$17.95 a bottle

Saturday October 27,2012
Pumpkin Carving 
Enjoy the fun of designing the best looking jack-o-lantern!

November 3, 2012
Chili Cook-off
Come out and enjoy a nice bowl of chili...
Chili is made out of sausage, beef, buffalo, venison, or elk!

Book your room with 
us at The Brenham House 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Featured Dish at R Place at Washington on the Brazos

R Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos
23254 FM 1155 E.
Washington, Texas 77880
936 878-1925

This is a picture of the Space City Pantera Car Club that came out October 13, 2012
October 20, 2012
This Saturday's Featured Dish
Chicken Marsala Chicken sauteed in a lite sauce of Marsala wine,
prosciutto, mushrooms and assorted bell peppers.
Dinner includes their house salad of organic mixed greens 
and warm bread with melted brie

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Guess What is Back in Brenham, Texas

Our H.E.B. in Brenham,Texas is expanding
... and boy did we need that.

The H.E.B. took most of the store spaces, in the entire center, for this expansion.
One,15 year old, restaurant was eliminated, but is now back. 
A much better location to our downtown.
Margaritas! Fajitas!  Full menu just like before!

Guess which restaurant?
Mariachi's Mexican Restaurant!

Outside seating for your wait.

2104 South Market Street
Real close to us!

The Brenham House

Friday, October 12, 2012

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Brenham, Texas November Hightlights

Brenham, Texas
November Highlights

November 17-18, 2012
Poinsettia Celebration at Ellison's Greenhouses

November 17-18, 2012
Holiday Home Tour and Trunk Show
November 29, 2012 
Unity Theatre:  A Christmas Tuna
November 30, 2012
Downtown Brenham's Christmas Stroll and Lighted Parade

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