Listed below are past events from the month. Check out next month for more incredible events happening at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.
Camping Under the Stars
Registration begins on Monday, February 4 at 8 am
Fee: $50 per family/campsite (limited to 15 sites/75 campers); optional $5 per VIP nature participant (March 30 from 9 – 11 am)
Event begins at 5 pm on Friday, March 29 and ends at 9 am on Saturday, March 30. An optional VIP nature experience is available from 9 - 11 am.
Call 972.406.0184 to register.
Friday, February 1 from 10 am to 12 pm
Ages 3 – 6; parents/guardians must stay on-site
Fee: $2 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is
Love is in the Air! Cupid has visited the
Historical Park! Learn all about the origins of Valentine’s Day
as you make Victorian Valentines to share with loved ones,
tour the Queen Anne Victorian Cottage and more. Like
always, enjoy a snack, stories in the park and get your
hands dirty in a love-themed sensory box!
Fee: $8 per person/$5 per person for Friends of the Farmers Branch Historical Park members.
Please call the Historical Park at 972.406.0184 for discount; space is limited and pre-registration required
Love is in the air at the Historical Park! Stroll through our structures and stop to see famous scenes from Shakespeare’s most romantic works performed. End your stroll by taking a photo of you and your Valentine in the Old Church to add to our “love line”. Light refreshments will be served, don’t forget to pick up your special gift.
SOLD OUT ~ Valentine Candy Class
Friday, February 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
Ages 16 and up Fee: $30 per person, space is limited and pre-registration required
Instructor – Chocolatier Yeli Marshall of Yelibelly Chocolates
A sweetheart of a class. Make your own chocolate candy box for Valentine’s Day at the Dodson House. Learn how to roll truffles and make a flavor-infused ganache. Each guest will take home an amazing box of chocolates and candy. Whether you share it or not…is up to you!
While this class is sold out, there will be more opportunities for candy making with Yeli.
Look for two classes in April (one is geared towards kids)! Visit the class listings for more info.
Love in the Park Yoga
Saturday, February 16 from 9 to 10 am
Ages 16 and up Fee: $10 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is required
Instructor – Rotha Crump
Start your day off right with Yoga. Including balance, strength, flexibility and ending in a blessing. Bring your own mat, towel or blanket.
Join the Farmers Branch Historical Park for an all ages Bird Walk. In addition to exploring the Historical Park and related areas, examining bird species and habitats, the Bird Walk also includes counting for the Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual event which helps to map the distribution and abundance of birds across the world. The Great Backyard Bird Count is February 15-18, 2019. Visit gbbc.birdcount.org for more information. Bird enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to participate. Guests are invited to bring binoculars, but are discouraged from bringing pets.
Ages 3 – 5 (parents are required to stay on-site) Fee: $5 per child, space is limited and pre-registration is required
Instructor – Samantha Young
Join Miss Samantha for an hour of great fun as we move about the Park playing games, exploring and using our imagination while dancing, including hip hop, to fun music. Please note: a snack will be provided, water bottles are encouraged. Please meet at the Historical Park Flag Pole and dress appropriately for the weather. #practicallyperfectinthepark
Ages 16 and up
Acrylic Orchids on canvas. Looking for another creative skill to add to your belt? Come explore all types of paint from acrylics to watercolors. All skill levels are welcomed and encouraged! Recommended 16 and up.
All materials included. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Class will take place in the Dodson House.