NOTE: The Visitor Center has been temporarily relocated due to flood damage from Hurricane Harvey. To purchase admission tickets, follow the signs in the parking lot to the alternate entrance.

Mother’s Day at the Park – Tea & Targets

On SATURDAY May 13, we celebrate mothers at the George Ranch Historical Park! The first three activities are included with general admission:

1830s Target Practice: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

At the 1830s Jones Stock Farm, Moms can learn how to defend their home with target practice from the site’s host, Henry Jones, at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

1860s Skills: The Art of Cooking

At the 1860s Ryon Prairie Home, visit the home’s kitchen and learn the art of cooking using a historic wood-burning stove.

1890s Pastime: Victorian Crafts

At the 1890s Davis Victorian Mansion, come make your very own paper Victorian bonnet.

The Art of Blacksmithing: 10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m.

(Reservations Required)

Another special experience will be offered at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. at our 1890s working blacksmith shop. Up to four participants a session can join our blacksmith behind the barrier and get a basic introduction to the art of blacksmithing. These 2-hour workshops would be a special treat for mom and cost $10 per person! Advanced reservations are required and can be made by calling 281-343-0218.

Mother’s Day Victorian Luncheon: Reservations Required

Experience a true Victorian event this year at our special Mother’s Day Victorian Luncheon. Learn about 1890s Victorian tea etiquette while enjoying a scrumptious full tea (savories and sweets) that any mother would love. Weather permitting, this special historical event will be held in the beautiful Davis Yard at 12:30 p.m. Big, floppy hats are encouraged, but not required!

This event is recommended for adults and children age 7 and up. Cost for the meal is $20 for adults ages 13 and older and $15 for children ages 7-12.
Tickets are required, are non-refundable, and can be purchased here. Please call (281) 343-0218 if you have any questions.

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