The Petting Pen is waiting for pet lovers of all ages to come visit the animals this weekend at the Homestead Fair! There is no admission fee to come in and enjoy the animals. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at the Fair!
Cutting Boards for the Fair!
The nice thing about hand work is that much of it can be accomplished at home. These young boys, all brothers, worked diligently at their home to finish beautiful, small cutting boards for sale during the Fair at the Woodworking booth.
Woven by Little Hands
Did you know that all baskets were woven by hand? There are no machines that can weave baskets, so every one made is handwoven. A group of small kids wanted to make a gift basket set for the Fair. They set to work about a month ago. First they soaked, wrapped and wove slats into …
Wooden Toys and Combs
Sean makes wooden combs and measuring scoops while Peter and Jonny sand simple wooden toy trucks for the Fair. Look for the finished products in the Woodworking Booth at the end of the Craft Pavilion!
Many Hands Make Light Work!
Friends, neighbors and cousins all gather together to make beautiful baskets for this year’s Fair. Our youngest weavers start by making simple baskets with easy to weave patterns and branch out into more difficult and intricate patterns as they grow older and gain skill through years of classes.
A Glimpse of the 2018 Fair on Saturday
Thank you to all our friends and neighbors for once again coming out and joining us for the Fair this weekend! With a record breaking attendance of 23,000+ we had a great time and wanted to share a glimpse of our photos from the Saturday of the Fair with you. We would also love to …
Horse Rides for Kids
Kids love to ride horses! Be sure to get a ride during the Fair near the Herb Garden and Barn raising area. Not a horse rider? Enjoy a Hay Ride or Carriage Ride to our scenic overlook overlooking the Brazos River bottoms.
For everyone who enjoys animals, the petting pen is a favorite place to be!
Mini Barn Raising for the Kids
Don’t let your kids miss out on helping raise a mini barn on Friday and Saturday at 11:30 AM next to the Herb Garden!
Our jump rope makers are hard at work preparing beautiful hand made jump ropes for purchase. Or make your own during the Fair!