Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site Events

June 2021

June 26

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our rope swing from 11-2! 

Our staff will be on-site and happy to answer any questions about the Maxey House, the Maxey and Long families, or Paris...

July 2021

July 3

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our rope swing from 11-2! 

Our staff will be on-site and happy to answer any questions about the Maxey House, the Maxey and Long families, or Paris...

July 10

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our rope swing from 11-2! 

Our staff will be on-site and happy to answer any questions about the Maxey House, the Maxey and Long families, or Paris...

July 10

Come and beat the Texas heat with a good old fashion water balloon fight!

Other activities will include relay races, yard games, and more.

Join us at 2:00 PM on Saturday, July 10th on the lawns of the Maxey House for this FREE event.

Call 903-785-5716 for more info about this and future events!

July 17

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our rope swing from 11-2! 

Our staff will be on-site and happy to answer any questions about the Maxey House, the Maxey and Long families, or Paris...

July 24

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our rope swing from 11-2! 

Our staff will be on-site and happy to answer any questions about the Maxey House, the Maxey and Long families, or Paris...

July 31

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our rope swing from 11-2! 

Our staff will be on-site and happy to answer any questions about the Maxey House, the Maxey and Long families, or Paris...

July 31

Come learn about the history and use of the Morse Code as you craft your own hidden message bracelet! 

 All supplies will be provided for this FREE event, we just need YOU. 

If you can, let us know you are coming by calling 903-785-5716. Reservations for this event are not required but are much appreciated. 

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August 2021

August 6

Livingston the Lion, a stuffed animal from the late 1800s, is hosting a sleepover for your stuffed animal, doll, or action figure on the night of Friday, August 6th at the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site.
Sign-in will be at the Maxey House from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. for the sleepover.

After introductions, Livingston is inviting all his new friends to stay for a story and...

August 14


All ages are invited to come and make a Fairy Garden. All supplies will be provided, all you have to bring is your imagination!

The cost is $15 per Fairy Garden.
Make your reservations today by calling 903-785-5716. Spots will go quick!!!


The event will be held outdoors and socially distanced!