Families are invited to art workshops, games, performances, and more during this afternoon of fun presented jointly by Rienzi and Bayou BendComplimentary transportation between the two house museums is provided. Refreshments are served.

At Bayou Bend’s Kilroy Visitor and Education Center, enjoy the colonial cooking station, art-making activities, live music, and historical games. Chef Nick Castelberg visits with a demonstration highlighting food traditions in early Texas. 

At Rienzi, celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with Songs from the Heart. This bilingual performance introduces young and old to early vocal literature and period instruments. Solo vocal works focus on Spanish and Latin American selections.

Family Day is free! Drop in to participate. The event takes place at Rienzi and also at Bayou Bend’s Lora Jean Kilroy Visitor and Education Center. Last admission is at 4:30 p.m. 


Education programs at Bayou Bend receive generous funding from Houston Junior Woman's Club; Susie and Mel Glasscock; Mr. William J. Hill; Sharon G. Dies; the Susan Vaughan Foundation; The Americana Foundation; Estate of Evelyn Houstoun Chew; Mrs. Nancy Glanville Jewell; Mrs. Denise D. Monteleone; and Pat and Dee Osborne.

The education programs also receive endowment income from funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Ballard and Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Tate.

Education programs at Rienzi receive generous funding from the Sterling-Turner Foundation; The Brown Foundation, Inc.; the Carroll Sterling and Harris Masterson III Endowment; and the Caroline Wiess Law Endowment for Rienzi.