Fee: $2 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is required Parents/guardians must stay on-site
Join us for family friendly First Fridays at the Historical Park. Enjoy an educational lesson and hands-on activity/craft every first of the month. Explore everything dinosaur! Make dino-crafts, enjoy a snack, read storybooks, and more in this pre-historic adventure.
Ages 4 and up Fee: $20 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is required
"Every adventure requires a first step." Cheshire Cat
Please don't be late for this very important date! By order of the Queen of Hearts, you are invited to a Mad Hatter Tea featuring lunch, dessert, tea and a picture with Lewis Carroll's, Alice through the Looking Glass characters.
Saturday, March 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 2:30 to 3:30 pm
Family Friendly Fee: $3 per person
Tour (begins at the flagpole) the Girl Scout exhibit at the Historical Park honoring the 107th birthday of the Girl Scouts of USA. This tour is ideal for families, troops, past Girl Scouts and those interested in becoming Girl Scouts.
Lawn Games at the Historical Park
Sunday, March 10 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm (come & go)
Stop by the Dodson House south lawn for a friendly game of washers, horse shoes and giant pick up sticks. Bragging rights will be awarded. Why not make an afternoon of it and pack a picnic too?
Celebrating Spring with Laura Ingalls Wilder
Tuesday, March 12 from 10 am to 12 pm
Fee: $2 per person, $5 VIP, $12 Junior Girl Scout Badge. Space is limited, pre-registration is required and event is non- refundable.
VIP Experience begins at 9:30 am. Please arrive by 9:15 for check in. Standard event attendees should arrive by 9:45 am for check in.
Celebrate spring in the spirit of the pioneers. Attendees are invited to make old-fashioned crafts and participate in tasks essentials to daily life in early Farmers Branch while celebrating the spring season. Junior Girl Scout badge, Playing the Past, is also available for individual scouts and troops. Meet badge requirements while seeing history through the eyes of a pioneer girl and learning how girls of the past lived, worked, and played.
Ages 16 and up Fee: $10 per person, class will begin under the Gazebo
Lets play funky music and Stayin' Alive while getting a great yoga workout. Wear your tie dye, bring your own mat, towel or blanket and we will boogie down with some yoga poses. In case of inclement weather, class will be held indoors.
Sunday, March 24 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm (come & go)
Bring your own kite from home to the Farmers Branch Historical Park and enjoy an afternoon soaring in the Park's meadow. Take home instructions on how to make your own kite.
Painting with Paloma Bridal Series Workshop: Monogram and Invitation
Thursday, March 28 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Ages 16 and up Fee: $35 per person, $100 VIP experience, and all materials included. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Class will take place in the Dodson House.
The VIP experience includes all three sessions and a special gift.
Enter the world of watercolor! Join Paloma to develop a suite of beautifully illustrated assets for a floral inspired wedding and learn Brush Lettering techniques, tricks and styles along the way. This visually rich class follows the start-to-finish process of illustrating custom items for your big day. Monograms and invitations will be the focus this month. This series is also great for birthdays, anniversaries and baby showers. All skill levels are welcomed and encouraged!
Friday, March 29 at 5 pm to Saturday, March 30 at 9 am; VIP Nature Event 9 to 11 am
Family Friendly Fee: $50 per campsite; additional $5 per person for VIP Nature Event featuring Steve Romaine, Master Naturalist and Home Depot)
Call 972.406.0184 to register; non-refundable, space is limited and pre-registration is required
Want to try camping but don't want to venture too far from home? The Historical Park has you covered. Bring your own dinner, tent and supplies and we'll provide the entertainment, S'mores, and breakfast.