Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site Events

September 2018

September 22

Join us for our biggest event of the year, Farming Heritage Day, on Saturday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We'll have many hands-on activities for families, antique tractor displays, farm animals, games, food, tours and more!  The event is free.  Make plans now to join us for all the farming fun at "Mr. Sam's" house!

September 22

Our newest exhibit, "Breaking Ground: Cattle, Corn, and Cars on the Rayburn Farm" will open to the public on Saturday, September 22 at 10 a.m. This exhibit explores the history of farming and ranching at Sam Rayburn's home in Texas. Trends in farming in North Texas from the mid-20th century are explored from manual labor to mechanized equipment leading to the need for soil and water...

October 2018

October 27

The 2018 Cemetery Walking Tour of Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham will be held on Saturday, October 27 at 10 a.m. Explore the graves of World War I veterans and learn of their activities during the "Great War." Refreshments served. The tour is free.

Tour begins near Willow Wild Cemetery entrance gates at 10 a.m. on October 27.

October 27

Celebrate Texas Archeology Month at the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site on Saturday, October 27 from 1--3 p.m. View archeological collections recovered from the grounds of the Sam Rayburn House during a dig in 1977. Admission is free.

December 2018

December 8

Get into the holiday spirit at the Sam Rayburn House by joining us for the annual Holiday Open House. Come see "Mr. Sam's" home decorated for the holidays, enjoy tasty treats, and kids can take part in a craft activity. Tours on the hour and half hour. Admission and tours are free.