2350 S. Day Street
Brenham, TX 77833
Phone: (979) 421-8100
Fax: (979) 421-8108
35 miles (56 kilometers) east of Austin lies the Sherwood Forest Fairgrounds, home to the Sherwood Forest Faire and other medieval-esque events, including jousting and weddings. See the website for the events calendar and plan your trip to the dark ages accordingly.
Liendo Plantation is an eminent cotton plantation in Waller County, Texas. It is a Greek Revival structure constructed in 1853. Most commonly, Liendo is accessible for public viewing on the first Saturday of every month. Admission fees are reasonable and tour timings are 10:00a, 11:30a and 1:00p respectively. The plantation and surrounding grounds are charming, and provide a great deal of pleasure to visitors. It is spread across 67,000 acres (27,113 hectares). Privately-owned, it transacts in breeding and selling cattle, apart from opening once a month for historic tours.
The Edward L. Blackshear Field is a sports field that is used for a number of events. The multi-purpose field is located at the Prairie View A&M University and is home to the Prairie View A&M Panthers football team and the Lady Panthers Track and Field team. Large enough to seat approximately 6,000 people, the field first opened in 1960. Do call for details.
Located on the campus of the Prairie View A&M University, the William Nicks Building serves as the university's multi-purpose arena. Used primarily as a basketball arena, the venue is home to the university's Panthers basketball team. With a capacity for 6500 spectators, a match here would definitely be entertaining. Call to know more.