Starr Family Home State Historic Site Events

October 2021

October 23

In this fun-filled workshop, you will learn the basics of melt and pour soap making, general techniques and even a little history. We'll go through the use and benefits of the ingredients and learn about different design techniques.

 

Participants will be able to choose fragrance, molds and colors. Your soap can also be infused with luxurious skincare ingredients like scented...

October 27

Join the Marshall Public Library at they present Spooky Story-Time at Starr Family Home State Historic Site.  Activities will take place at the Gazbo and will include storytime, spooky spider crafts, trick-or-treating and outdoor games.  A fall-themed photo op area is available for pictures.  A special guest apprearance by ETBU’s Snoopy, from the cast of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, will...

October 28

Join the Marshall Public Library at they present Spooky Story-Time at Starr Family Home State Historic Site.  Activities will take place at the Gazbo and will include storytime, spooky spider crafts, trick-or-treating and outdoor games.  A fall-themed photo op area is available for pictures.  A special guest apprearance by ETBU’s Snoopy, from the cast of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, will...

November 2021

November 6

Starr Family Home welcomes the Urban Sketchers East Texas Group, a group of local artists who routinly meet to sketch locations all over East Texas.  They capture what they see from direct observation.  Their drawings tell the story of their surroundings and are a record of time and place. 

 

Guests are encouraged to observe the artists at work and to bring their own sketch...

December 2021

December 4

Kids of all ages are invited to make festive sparkly slime and a simple Christmas ornament.  Afterwards, guests will use sprinkles to decorate a Christmas cookie and settle in with punch to enjoy a Christmas themed story, or two.  $2 per person  Reservation required.