Events




Events at
The Barnhill Center

2018 Events:




Maifest from the Vault – April 28 – May 8

Brenham Heritage Museum presents the largest Maifest exhibit to date with the “Maifest from the Vault”. Exhibit Opens:

  • Tuesdays and Saturdays – 1pm – 5pm
  • Friday, May 4 – 1pm – 5pm
  • Saturday, May 5 – 1pm – 3pm

Maifest from the Vault Poster - details above image

Totally 80’s Movie Weekend – June 8-9

“Pretty in Pink” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” & “Footloose” all in one rocking weekend. Get tickets below for $10 each or get tickets to all 3 for $25

Totally 80's movie weekend - June 8-9 - 3 movie pack - adult $25 - child $15


Totally 80’s Movie Weekend 3 Movies – Adult/Child 11 and under



“Pretty in Pink” (PG13) – June 8 – 7:00 pm

A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.

Movie Trailer

Pretty in Pink Movie Poster


Pretty in Pink – Adult/Child 11 and under



“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” (PG13) – June 9 – 2:00 pm

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that.

Movie Trailer

Ferris Bueller's Day Off Movie Poster


Ferris Bueller’s Day Off – Adult/Child 11 and under



“Footloose” (PG) – June 9 – 7:00pm

A city teenager moves to a small town where rock music and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.

Movie Trailer

Footloose Movie Poster


Footloose – Adult/Child 11 and under



Ezra Charles presents The Story of Boogie Woogie – June 23 – 7:00 pm

Find out where Boogie Woogie came from, why it originated, and what makes it different from every other musical form. Read more from the Houston Chronicle.

Ezra Charles

Tickets $25.00




The Best Seat in the House – an evening with John Beland – August 4 – 7:00 pm

For over four decades, award-winning author, and singer/songwriter, John has written, arranged and produced for some of the biggest names in rock and country music including two Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame artists Linda Ronstadt and Ricky Nelson and three Country Music Hall Of Fame artists Dolly Parton, Kris Kristofferson and Garth Brooks.

John Beland holding Guitar

Tickets $20.00




Laura Stack – The Productivity Pro presents What to do When There is Too Much To Do – August 14 – 9:00 am

Laura’s program will begin promptly at 9 AM; registration and breakfast will begin at 8 AM. As a skeptical audience member once told author Laura Stack before a presentation, “I don’t want to hear a productivity consultant telling me to do more with less. I want to do less and achieve more.” That’s exactly what Laura offers in this presentation. Registration fee includes 5-hour program, handouts, breakfast and a delicious catered lunch.

Laura Stack Black 15 standing with clock

$145/ticket advance
$165/ticket after July 24




“Charlotte’s Web” (G) – September 8 – 3:00pm

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Movie Trailer

Charlotte's Web Movie Poster

Charlotte’s Web – Adult/Child 11 and under







Step into the Past Movie Series

Saturdays-11:00, 1:00 and 2:00 for showings
“The Dawn of Washington County” Movie in the newly restored Hasskarl Auditorium (historic Simon Theatre) on Saturdays. The movie is shown at 11 am, 1 pm & 2 pm and is approximately 25 entertaining minutes about how Brenham became Brenham. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Buy tickets in the Visitors Center. For groups, please call 979-836-6980 to reserve and schedule.

Movies will not be shown on the following:

  • May 5, 2018
  • June 9, 2018
  • June 23, 2018

Step into the Past Poster