Heritage Happy Hour

Every Other Month

Heritage Happy Hour is an ongoing partnership between the Beaumont Heritage Society and Giglio Distributing Co. Each event highlights a historical exhibit, period, or landmark, as well as craft beer or brewery that is being showcased by Giglio. The event takes place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every other month and rotates to different historical landmarks throughout Beaumont. Locations include Magnolia Cemetery, Chambers House, Tyrrell Historical Library, Jefferson Theatre, and many others. Admission is free for Beaumont Heritage Society members and $10 for non-members (21+). 

Beaumont Heritage Society Events:

John Jay French

December 3: French's Membership Coffee Meetup

There is nothing better than starting your day on the porch of the 1845 John J. French Museum with a coffee in hand – except for you to join in on the fun! Enjoy the French family’s front porch just as they may have from 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Whether you can sit and chat or have to grab and go, get a fresh cup and enjoy the morning with the Beaumont Heritage Society.

Not a member? Not a problem! Go and learn what Beaumont Heritage Society is about!

John Jay French Christmas

December 9: Christmas Candlelight Tour

Beaumont Heritage Society will hold the annual Christmas Candlelight Tour at the John Jay French Museum on December 9th, 2021, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Take a tour of the historic French home, decorated for Christmas in the mid-1800s. Living history actors will mirror the French family at Christmastime! The event will also feature events the whole family can enjoy, including a caroling hayride and children’s craft. A dulcimer band will serenade you with the sounds of Christmas as you walk the historic French grounds. Light refreshments of wassail, hot chocolate, and cookies will be in our Heritage Hall.

Chambers House in Beaumont, Texas

December 12: Homes for the Holidays - Chambers Open House

Join the Beaumont Heritage Society for Homes for the Holidays, a free holiday open house at the Chambers House Museum on December 12th, 2021 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Take a stroll through the home, decorated with the Chambers family’s own Christmas decor while music fills the home. Then, enjoy refreshments and games on the lawn. This event is part of a larger event in collaboration with the Oaks Historic District and the McFaddin-Ward House Museum.