October 2019


First Saturday tour

First Saturday Tour


October 5 | 12 – 2 pm (come & go) 


$3 per person

Boo! A Historical Park Halloween. Structures featured include the Queen Anne Victorian Cottage and the Gilbert House.  Family Friendly

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Star-Party-2017

Star Party


Tuesday | October 8 (alternate weather date Thursday, October 10) | Sunset - 9 pm


Free

Telescopes will be focused on Jupiter, Saturn, the Moon, Star Clusters, Double Stars, and Planetary Nebulae.  Family Friendly 


Daisy Good Neighbor

SOLD OUT
Daisy Girl Scout Badge Workshop:  Good Neighbor 


Thursday | October 3 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm


$12 per child, includes badge; space is limited and pre-registration is required

Daisy Girl Scouts will have fun in this workshop as they meet the badge requirements for Good Neighbor.  


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Brownie Celebrating Community

SOLD OUT
Brownie Girl Scout Badge Workshop:  Celebrating Community 


Thursday | October 3 | 5:30 – 7:30 pm


$12 per child, includes badge; space is limited and pre-registration is required

Brownie Girl Scouts will have fun in this workshop as they meet the badge requirements for Celebrating Community.

Park After Darl

Park After Dark:  Paranormal 


Friday | October 11 | 7 – 9 pm


$10 per person; pre-registration required

Discover the Historical Park After Dark!  Join us if you dare…  A real paranormal investigation team will be on hand to assist you with an investigation of the grounds.      Are we haunted or not?  There will be spooky snacks, Victorian palm reading, a costume contest, and more!   Ages 16 and up.

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Bird Walk with Steve Romaine, bird enthusiast and Master Naturalist


Saturday | October 12 | 9 - 10 am 


Free; space is limited and pre-registration is required

How many birds can you name? Birds of the Historical Park and Farmers Branch will be observed and discussed. Guests are invited to bring binoculars, but are discouraged from bringing pets.  Family Friendly

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Specialty Yoga in the Park with Rotha – Get Twisted - CANCELLED


Saturday | October 12 | 9 - 10 am 


$10 per person; space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Instructor – Rotha Crump

You will experience the Spinal Twist from standing, seated, and reclining positions.  The twisting poses relieve tightness in your hips, shoulders, and spine.  Class will be held indoors in case of inclement weather.  Ages 16 and up.

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Bloomin Bluegrass Festival

Bloomin' Bluegrass Festival

October 18, Gates open at 4:30 pm
October 19, Gates open at 11:30 am

Weekend and day passes available for purchase at bloominbluegrass.com.

Two days of great bluegrass music and beautiful rose gardens under the Texas sky! New this year – a local band stage in addition to the main stage with headliners including: The Del McCoury Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, The Kruger Brothers, and more! 


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Haunts & Houses:  Trick or Treating at the Historical Park


Tuesday | October 22 | 4 – 6 pm (come & go)


Free

Bring your young and school-aged children to trick or treat and experience the Manske Library’s “Boo-Ville” area during this come and go event.  Wear a costume and come to trick or treat at the Log Cabins, School House, Caboose, Queen Anne Victorian Cottage, and more! Characters will be on hand to distribute candy on a first-come, first-served basis, and to pose for pictures with your little ones.


2019 Halloween in the Park

Halloween in the Park

Saturday, October 26  |  5 -10 pm
Haunted Hedge opens at Sunset

FREE for Farmers Branch residents with Boo Pass. Click here to learn how to obtain your Boo Pass >
$5 for Non-residents
Haunted Hedge admission is $5. 


Children’s activities, stage entertainment, concessions, and canned food drive benefitting Metrocrest Services sponsored by B4 Realty and Goosehead Insurance. Special trick or treat bags for each child who brings two or more canned goods (while supplies last).

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CANCELED
Painting with Paloma – Day of the Dead Acrylic Sugar Skull  


Sunday | October 27 | 1 – 4 pm 


$35 per person, includes supplies; space is limited and pre-registration is required
Ages 16 and up | BYOB for 21 + with ID 

Come explore acrylics and let’s paint a Sugar Skull inspired by the amazing artist, Frida Kahlo.  You will learn various painting techniques, how to mix colors and explore textures to create your own masterpiece!  Artist will take home an 11” x 14” masterpiece on canvas.  BYOB is limited to one bottle of wine or two beers per person.  Ages 21 and up only, must bring ID.