Starr Family Home State Historic Site Events

October 2018

October 9

This book club introduces a delicious angle on literature by paring good food...

October 20

Workshop guests will have the opportunity to create fall decorations from two pint-size mason jars.  Your autumn creations can be used as luminaries, candy jars, vases, change holders or whatever you can dream up.  All supplies will be included to make your unique festive fall fancies!

$10 per person ~ Reservations and prepayment are required.  For information call 903-935-3044.

November 2018

November 3

This outdoor event is free and open to the public. Guests will enjoy 19th century toys and games, viewing living history demonstrations including blacksmith Keith Coleman, and making their own old-time crafts. The Rusk County Dulcimers, led by Tom Loomis, will return again this year to play their Mountain Dulicmers for event guests. The group's repetoire includes old gospel, folk, country and...

November 13

This book club introduces a delicious angle on literature by paring good food with good books as each month a culinary feature will be drawn from our reading selections. Avid readers are invited to join this journey of taste and adventure.  We will meet around the  kitchen table in Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr.   Reading selections will be a mixture of fiction and non-...

December 2018

December 1

Kids of all ages are invited to meet in the Blake House to make a Christmas themed craft. Sparkles will be involved. Afterwards, all guests will get to decorate their own Christmas cookie snack with frosting and sprinkles. Guests can choose to drink hot chocolate or punch with their snack and then are invited to settle down to hear a Christmas story. ...

December 8

Kids of all ages are invited to meet in the Blake House to make a Christmas themed craft. Sparkles will be involved. Afterwards, all guests will get to decorate their own Christmas cookie snack with frosting and sprinkles. Guests can choose to drink hot chocolate or punch with their snack and then are invited to settle down to hear a Christmas story. ...

December 11

This book club introduces a delicious angle on literature by paring good food with good books as each month a culinary feature will be drawn from our reading selections. Avid readers are invited to join this journey of taste and adventure.  We will meet around the  kitchen table in Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr.   Reading selections will be a mixture of fiction and non-...

February 2019

February 12

This book club introduces a delicious angle on literature by pairing good food with good books as each month a culinary feature will be drawn from our reading selections. Avid readers are invited to join this journey of taste and adventure. We will meet around the kitchen table in Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr. Reading selections will be a mixture of fiction and non-fiction...

March 2019

March 12

This book club introduces a delicious angle on literature by pairing good food with good books as each month a culinary feature will be drawn from our reading selections. Avid readers are invited to join this journey of taste and adventure. We will meet around the kitchen table in Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr. Reading selections will be a mixture of fiction and non-...

April 2019

April 9

This book club introduces a delicious angle on literature by pairing good food with good books as each month a culinary feature will be drawn from our reading selections. Avid readers are invited to join this journey of taste and adventure. We will meet around the kitchen table in Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr. Reading selections will be a mixture of fiction and non-...