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Spring Gala 2017: Evening at the Mansion

Heritage Society of Washington County presents Spring Gala 2017: Evening at the Mansion.

This festive evening includes cocktails, dinner and dancing to the music of the Black Cat Choir. The Senior Heritage Belles will be presented to Heritage Society members. There will be both live and silent auctions.

Your generous support is greatly appreciated!

  • Gold Table Seating for 10 | $2,500
  • Silver Table Seating for 10 | $2,000
  • Bronze Table Seating for 10 | $1,500
  • Couples Night | $250
  • Guest Reservation | $100

Proceeds will be used for the maintenance and preservation of the Giddings Stone Mansion, the Giddings Wilkin House Museum, and the Ross Carroll Bennett House.

Time & Place:

Event will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 6 pm, at the Giddings Stone Mansion, located at 2203 Century Circle, Brenham, Texas.

Reservations and tickets are now available. Call today 979-836-1690 or purchase in advance via PayPal on this website. Purchase Event Tickets

Spring Heritage Home Tour: 2017

Experience our county’s rich heritage and the lifestyles of our forefathers.

Tour Date & Time:

Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Tickets are $20 for Adults and $5 for Children under the age of 10. Tickets will be available at all homes on the tour or can be purchased in advance via PayPal on this website. All tour homes are wheelchair accessible.
Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843)

Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843)

Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843)

The oldest standing home in Brenham, featuring a water-reservoir roof and furnished with family and period pieces. Read more…

Driving Directions to 805 Crockett, Brenham, TX

Giddings Stone Mansion (1870)

Giddings Stone Mansion (1870)

Giddings Stone Mansion (1870)

One of Texas’ finest examples of residential Greek Revival architecture: a 10-room home with 13-foot ceilings, cantilevered staircase, 19th Century carved rosewood piano, and a separate building for kitchen and servant quarters. Read more…

Driving Directions to 2203 Century Circle, Brenham, TX

Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898)

Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898)

Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898)

A 3-story Victorian home with Victorian-style fretwork, fully furnished with family pieces and original antiques. Read more…

Driving Directions to 515 East Main, Brenham, TX

Spring Heritage Home Tour Photos: Scott Hill, Brenham Portrait Gallery (brenhamportraitgallery.com)

Hermann Furniture presents Christmas at the Mansion

Hermann Furniture presents
Christmas at The Mansion

Catch the Christmas Spirit…

  • Enjoy shopping for unique gifts in an elegant setting
  • Tour historic homes, beautifully decorated for the holidays
  • Be greeted by Heritage Belles in period costumes
  • Join us for Brunch, Holiday Tea and Cookies with Santa!
  • Enjoy wine, hor d’oeuvres and shopping at Hermann Furniture
    (10% of store sales will benefit the Heritage Society of Washington County)
    More info available at HermannFurniture.com
    Reservations 888-836-7237

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Self-guided tours from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
($5 at the door or tour all Heritage Society Homes for $13 in advance)

Brunch from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
($25 – Reservation Required)

Holiday Tea from 2:30 to 3:30 pm
($22 – Reservation Required)

Wine & hor d’oeuvres at Hermann Furniture from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm


Sunday, November 6, 2016

Self-guided tours from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
($5 at the door or tour all Heritage Society Homes for $13 in advance)

Cookies with Santa from 2:00 to 3:00 pm
($10 – Reservation Required, Ages 3-8 years old)

Wine & hor d’oeuvres at Hermann Furniture from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Fall Home Tour

Come enjoy self-guided tours of homes with historic and architectural significance, beautifully decorated for the holidays and hosted by Heritage Belles in period costumes.

Homes included on the tour are the Giddings Stone Mansion (1870), the Giddings Wilkin House Museum (1843) and the Ross Carroll Bennett House (1898).

All tour homes are wheelchair accessible.


Fall Trunk Show

Saturday, November 5, 2016 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday, November 6, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm


Tickets

All Fall Home Tour and Fall Trunk Show tickets available at the Giddings Stone Mansion or Ross Carroll Bennett House on the day of the event.

All proceeds benefit the Heritage Society of Washington County.