Meet Clara Brown

16jan11:30 am12:30 pmMeet Clara Brown11:30 am - 12:30 pm 1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 Event Organized ByKristine Schenk

Event Details

After receiving her freedom, 1997 Cowgirl Honoree Clara Brown traveled halfway across the country to Colorado where she became a property owner, activist, and pillar of the community. Join Lady Griot as she tells the amazing stories of Clara Brown and Stagecoach Mary through interactive games and activities.

No registration. Program is free with entrance to Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. For more information contact Kristine Schenk at or 817-509-8697.

Lady Griot (aka Tonya Jarrette-Fennell) enjoys telling tales about history and culture. Her storytelling career began in South Florida. She presented “The Japan Show” underwritten by the Morikami Museum of Japanese Culture in Boca Raton, FL. Lady Griot’s original story “Petit Jacques” debuted at Le Festival de Francais sponsored by The Boca Museum of Art in Boca Raton, FL. She has also worked with organizations such as Norton Museum of Art and The Kravis Center of West Palm Beach, FL.

Lady Griot has “edutained” audiences in Florida, Wisconsin, Missouri, and Texas. In the Dallas Fort Worth area, Lady Griot works with Dallas Heritage Village and The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum and Hall of Fame. She performs for day cares, schools, churches, libraries, festivals, and museums. Lady Griot uses music, dance, and prose to engage preschool to adult audiences.

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(Monday) 11:30 am - 12:30 pm


National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107


Kristine Schenk

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