Events at
The Barnhill Center

2018 Events:

The Vinyl Stripes – April 21 – 7:00 pm

From 50’s Rockabilly to 60’s Surf Jams, Boppin Swing, Vintage Rock and Roll and instrumental guitar jams, you will definitely get real gone to the sounds of the Vinyl Stripes!

Vinyl Stripes

Online Ticket sales are closed, however, tickets are still available at the door for $20. Doors open Saturday, April 21 at 6:00 pm.


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

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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:

  • April 21, 2018
  • April 28, 2018
  • May 5, 2018
  • June 9, 2018
  • June 23, 2018

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