Events




Events at
The Barnhill Center

2018 Events:




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

All seats – General Admission
Doors open at 6:00 pm
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

All seats – General Admission
Doors open at 6:00 pm
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

All seats – General Admission
Doors open at 8:00 am
$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

All seats – General Admission
Doors open at 2:00 pm

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