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The Washington on the Brazos State Park Association will host its annual Sundown Social on Saturday, April 25, at 6pm, at The Citadel

The Washington on the Brazos State Park Association will host its annual Sundown Social on Saturday, April 25, at 6pm, at The Citadel. The Citadel—formerly a club during the 1920s era of The Great Gatsby—is located at 3401 US Highway 290 East, Brenham. 

The fundraising event will include gourmet-grazing stations by Adams 205 Catering and Chef Tai’s Mobile Bistro, with musical entertainment by The Usual Suspects of Bellville.

A listing of all items in the “Texian Treasures” auction and raffle can be found at

www.SundownSocial.blogspot.com; auction highlights include a bird hunt at Walton Ranch in Millican; exotic hunt for axis buck and doe at Chuck Norris’ Lone Wolf Ranch in Navasota; tour and lunch for 20 people at Lucky B Bison Ranch in Bryan; Texas A&M Aggie tailgate package for up to 50 people; Houston Texans football tickets; Texas A&M football tickets; University of Texas tickets; and golf and overnight accommodations at Traditions in College Station.

All proceeds from the evening benefit the Washington on the Brazos State Park Association and its education programming, events and maintenance at the expansive 293-acre park grounds of the Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site.  

Individual tickets are $125 each and should be purchased by April 18, by contacting Ginger Moreland, Association Administrator, at (979) 830 1824 or office@wheretexasbecametexas.org.

Washington on the Brazos State Park Association is the non-profit 501(c)(3)support group for Washington on the Brazos State Historic Site which includes Independence Hall, Star of the Republic Museum, and Barrington Living History Farm. Chartered in 1955, this volunteer organization is dedicated to generating support for the site’s preservation projects, celebrations and educational programming. Besides playing an integral part in the creation and subsequent expansion of the Star of the Republic Museum, the Association also has spearheaded funding for the Visitor Center and its educational displays; assisted in the reconstruction of Independence Hall; spearheaded funding for the “real-life” exhibits and programs of the Barrington Living History Farm; assisted in purchasing, relocating and restoring the home of Dr. Anson Jones; and purchased the following: an educational website with mobile phone app; new website for the complex; playground equipment; animals for the farm; bluebonnet and other wildflower seeds; and an important collection of historical papers and documents for the museum.  For more information, visit www.wheretexasbecametexas.org