Have a very Texas Christmas at ‘Campfire Christmas’ and ‘Christmas in the Park’

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Media Contact: Jennifer Farrell | 281-382-0219
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RICHMOND – Time travel through Texas history this year at the George Ranch Historical Park’s Campfire Christmas event! This visitor holiday favorite showcases three different time periods in history: Guests can join the Ryon family for an 1860s housewarming ball, relax with the cowboys for songs and stories around the campfire, and celebrate Christmas Eve with the Georges on a peaceful night in 1945!

Two new options for 2016: On a budget or in a time-crunch? Book on Friday, December 9 or 16 to experience the complete nighttime tour of the Park. Want the whole experience? Book on Saturday, December 10 or 17 and enjoy a scrumptious holiday meal, live music, carolers and the complete nighttime tour of the Park! Children’s Campfire Christmas will also be held on Thursday Click here for more information. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Want complimentary media passes? Contact Jennifer Farrell at 281-382-0219 and we’ll get you on the schedule!

 
Christmas in the Park
RICHMOND – Christmas in the Park starts THIS Saturday! Travel through Christmas pasts on a festive hayride (weather-permitting) and explore the customs and decorations from 1830s to the 1930s. Enjoy some 1860s wassail and Christmas treat samples or catch Treehouse Story Time with Santa Claus at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Special holiday activity classes (SCHEDULE HERE) will be held every Saturday through the month of December and on December 20-23 ($3 cost). Everything except the holiday workshops are included with general admission.
Please note that we are closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
 
General Visitor Information:
The George Ranch Historical Park is located at 10215 FM 762 in Richmond, Texas. General admission is $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $5 for children ages five to 15. Children four and under are free. The Park is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., some holidays excepted. For more information, visit www.georgeranch.org or call 281-343-0218.
 
About the George Ranch Historical Park:
One Family. Four Generations. 100 Years of Texas History!

The George Ranch Historical Park is a living history museum that showcases Texas history from the 1830s through the 1930s. The Park is anchored by four different home sites: the 1830s Jones Stock Farm, 1860s Ryon Prairie Home, 1890s Davis Victorian Mansion and 1930s George Ranch Cattle Complex. Regular activities include historic home tours, living history demonstrations, hands-on activities, cattleworking and dipping vat demonstrations and more! Guests should allow three to four hours to visit the Park and should dress for the weather.

The George Ranch Historical Park is a living history partnership between The George Foundation and the Fort Bend County Museum Association, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with the mission of sharing and preserving Fort Bend County history.

Media Contact:
Jennifer Farrell
281-382-0219 (cell)

George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Rd. | Richmond, Texas | www.georgeranch.org
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