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

for more information click here

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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

What's for Dinner Saturday Night at R Place?

R Place at Washington-on-the-Brazos

What a special place Randy has.
It is an old grocery store building that serves Barbeque, 
with a smoker out back.
Saturdays are unique
 as Randy only serves one menus to all who come out.
The food is always OUTSTANDING!
This Saturday, October 13, 2012 the menu is:

"The Chop"
1 1/2 inch thick bone in pork loin chop
 that is slowly smoked with pecan wood
 and served with green apple chutney.  
The entree includes their house salad of organic mixed greens
 and warm bread with brie before dinner.
Reservations are helpful and can be made by calling 936 878-1925

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

What is Happening at Washington-on-the-Brazos?

Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

October 20, 2012
11am, 1 pm, and 3pm

Burying the Dead- Funerary Customs of the Republic
Join us, on October 20th,
 for a look at the funerary customs of 
Republic era Texas with a special look at Washington Cemetery

October 21, 2012
11am, 1pm, and3pm

Revolutionary Ghost Stories
Tradition has it that ghosts have been created to warn and teach, 
to scare and delight.  Join us for things that go bump 
in the night here in Texas.

$5.00 and $3.00
936 878-2214 ext. 228

Friday, October 5, 2012

Wine Tasting and Dinner at R Place

Ok Shoppers.... if you are looking for something to do Saturday evening you won't want to miss Randy's Wine Tasting and Dinner!
The food is always fabulous! 

October 6, 2012  at 7:00 P.M.

Immediately after the tasting dinner will be served:
Bow Tie Pasta, Italian Sausage with Tomato Cream Sauce. 
 Dinner includes their delicious house salad 
and for dessert Brazos Black Bottom Pie 
with Blue Bell Cinnamon Ice Cream!

Price is $49.96 per person
Seating is limited so call for a reservation at 281-744-4195 make sure you will be included in the evening fun. 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Texas Cotton Gin Museum's 9th Annual Barn Dance

Burton, Texas has something quite special!  
The oldest working Cotton Gin, in the the United States!

Don't miss the 9th Annual Barn Dance benefiting the museum.
Saturday, October 20, 2012 
held at historic La Bahia Dance Hall
with music by the Bret Graham Band.
Catered dinner and beverages, live auction, and fabulous door prizes.
For more information click here:

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

What's Coming Up in Brenham?

Bluebonnet October Wine and Sausage Trail
October 6-7, 13-14, 2012
October is Texas wine month!
Member wineries offer two wine samples paired with a unique sausage dish to each ticket holder.
Get your tickets at this website:

Texas Antiques Extravaganza

You may think all of the antique shopping is in Round Top, Texas, 
but it is so much more!
Burton, Round Top, Carmine, Fayetteville, Warrenton and of course all of the towns shoppers stay in!
Brenham, La Grange, Bastrop, Chappell Hill.
Our guests have had a great time shopping and swapping stories on how to tackle the miles and miles of shopping.
Take notes of the Spring Dates on the bottom of the brochure:
March 27, 2013-April 7, 2013
Make your plans now!