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November 2018

Heritage Happy Hour~FREE to Members/$10 Non-Members 21+

11/29/2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mildred Building, 1415 Calder Ave
Beaumont, 77701
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$10

Join us at the iconic Mildred Building on November 29th from 5:30-7:30pm for an up-close look at this Mediterranean Revival beauty!  Built in 1929 by oilman Miles Frank Yount as a monument to his adopted daughter Mildred, this building is the city's only example of an upper class apartment house to survive from the era after the second Spindletop oil boom.  The 18 unit building has no two apartments alike, and was built with modern innovations including cooling and central…

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Holiday Hops Heritage Happy Hour Beer Tasting~FREE!

11/30/2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us November 30th at Main Street Market for another Holiday Hops Heritage Happy Hour!  There will be FREE ADMISSION to the market from 5:00 to 8:00pm with lots of opportunities to shop for that someone special and sample of few craft beer selections from our Heritage Happy Hour partner, Giglio Distributing Company.  Win, win! We have a special connection to the Junior League ~ back in 1966, a Junior League special projects committee was formed to study the "French…

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December 2018

Christmas Candlelight Tour

12/08/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
John Jay French House, 3025 French Road
Beaumont, TX 77706 United States
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$5

Our special annual Christmas Candlelight Tour will be held on Saturday, December 8th from 6:00-8:00. Come hear how Christmas was celebrated in the 1800s from costumed actors stationed inside the historic home!  The Southeast Texas Dulcimer Friends will play seasonal favorites in Heritage Hall where there will be Christmas crafts for children like those the French family might have made. To top it all off, a period appropriate Santa Clause will be here for visits with little ones and there…

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Vintage Christmas at the Chambers House

12/13/2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chambers House Museum

The Chambers House Museum will open for a special evening Christmas tour on Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 6:00-8:00pm. Visitors will see the Chambers home decorated for the holidays with vintage ornaments, cards, toys and more ~ all items that belonged to the family.  Interpreting the years 1920-1945, step back in time to see how the Chambers family would have celebrated Christmas!  This event is free and open to the public.

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February 2019

Heritage Happy Hour~FREE to Members/$10 Non-Members 21+

February 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tyrrell Park Stables, 5595 Tyrrell Park Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705 United States
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$10

Join us for Heritage Happy Hour at the Tyrrell Park Horse Stables on February 28, 2019 from 5:30-7:30 pm!  The twelve stall stable building was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps Company 845 as part of a city park project from November 24, 1935 through June 30, 1941 that also included drainage ditches, the park entrance way, the golf course, roads, nature trails, picnic tables, and recreation buildings. The stables have enjoyed a recent redevelopment in the past few years,…

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March 2019

Chambers House Museum Lawn Party

March 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Chambers House Museum

Join us at the vintage inspired Chambers House Museum Lawn Party, held in celebration of Beaumont, Texas history and traditions. Bring the family or a group of friends to our beautiful grounds for old-fashioned games including croquet, badminton, and lawn bowling and meet the 2019 Neches River Festival Princesses and Escorts!  The home will be open for a special tour, and we will have members of the Lamar University Dance Department on the grounds to teach and demonstrate dances from…

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April 2019

John Jay French Museum Easter Egg Hunt

April 20 @ 1:00 pm
John Jay French House, 3025 French Road
Beaumont, TX 77706 United States
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$5.00

Make plans to join us for our fifth annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 20, 2019 on the grounds of the historic John Jay French Museum! Gates open at 1:00pm. What a fun way to experience this Beaumont historical treasure! Hundreds of eggs per age group filled with treats, prize tickets and even a few special prize tickets! Bring your camera and take photos with the Easter Bunny, make a craft ( first 100 kids), tour the first floor of…

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Heritage Happy Hour~FREE to Members/$10 Non-Members 21+

April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
John Jay French House, 3025 French Road
Beaumont, TX 77706 United States
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$10

Join us for a one of a kind event ~ our first annual ADULT After Easter ~ Egg Hunt Heritage Happy Hour on the grounds of the 1845 John Jay French Museum!  The kids have had their fun, now it's the ADULTS' turn! Come out and enjoy craft beer showcased by Giglio Distributing Company (wine and non-alcoholic beverages underwritten by Earth Analytical Sciences also available) and hunt for treat and awesome prize-filled eggs on the historic grounds!  Heritage Happy Hour…

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June 2019

Heritage Happy Hour~FREE to Members/$10 Non-Members 21+

June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
1357 Broadway, 1357 Broadway
Beaumont, 77701 United States
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$10

Join us for our next Heritage Happy Hour at 1357 Broadway!  This 1906 restored home has been a labor of love in progress for over two years for designer Jeff McManus of McManus Company. Explore preservation in Beaumont's historic downtown! Heritage Happy Hour is always FREE to members of the Beaumont Heritage Society and $10 for non-members 21+. Heritage Happy Hour is an on-going outreach program typically held every other month, with each event highlighting an historical landmark, time, or…

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July 2019

Camp Lookinback 2019

July 16 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 12:00 pm
John Jay French House, 3025 French Road
Beaumont, TX 77706 United States
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$75

Camp Lookinback is a fun and educational four-day summer camp held on the grounds of the historic John Jay French museum. Children, ages 6-11, experience another time in Texas history while in a safe and enriching environment. Hands-on activities related to the 1800s will be conducted each day. Camp Lookinback is fun for both boys and girls! Registration is required and space is limited and filled on a first come first serve basis. Cost per child is $75.00 for Non-Members…

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