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.