March 2020


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Star Party

Tuesday, March 3 from sunset to 9 pm
(alternate weather date Thursday, March 5 from sunset to 9 pm)


Family Friendly 

FREE



Telescopes will be focused on a visible planet(s), the Moon, Nebulae, Open Star Clusters, Globular Star Clusters and Double Stars.



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First Friday:  Silly Snakes 


Friday, March 6 from 10 am to 12 pm


Fee: $3 per person (adults are free), space is limited and pre-registration is required
Parents/guardians must stay on-site 

Join us for First Friday at the Farmers Branch Historical Park. Enjoy monthly themed crafts, coloring, activities and a snack.
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Mad Hatter Tea Party

Saturday, March 7  from 1 - 3 pm


Ages 4 and up
Fee: $20 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is required

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, a curious tea party featuring lunch, dessert, tea, lemonade and a picture with Lewis Carroll's, Alice through the Looking Glass characters. 

​Click here to register 



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Come Fly A Kite!

Sunday, March 8 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm (come & go)


Family Friendly 

FREE



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 will be provided.



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Girl Scout Birthday Bash in the Park

Thursday, March 12 from 9 am to 12 pm (come & go)


Ages: Kindergarten - 12th grade
Fee: $15 per person and includes patch. Adults and children 4 and under free. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.


Join the Farmers Branch Historical Park for a morning celebration, crafts and swaps. Registration includes the Girl Scout Birthday Bash 2020 patch! Please bring one of the following items for donation to our birthday box project benefitting Metrocrest Services; cake mix, icing, candles, napkins, plates, tablecloths, party horns, party decorations and party prizes. Badge requirement opportunities available for the Girl Scout Way Badge. 

​Click here to register 



Bird Walk

Bird Walk with Steve Romaine, bird enthusiast and Master Naturalist
Saturday, March 14 from 9 to 10 am 


FREE; space is limited | Pre-registration is required

Join the Farmers Branch Historical Park for an all-ages Bird Walk. The Bird Walk will be especially great for younger bird enthusiasts and kids of all ages. Guests are invited to bring binoculars, but are discouraged from bringing pets. 

Click here to register 


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Girl Scouts She-roes

Thursday, March 19 from 9 am to 12 pm (come & go)


 Fee:  $15 per person (adults and children 4 and under free); non-refundable; space is limited | Pre-registration required

In the spirit of the 100th Anniversary of Women's Right to Vote, join us at the Farmers Branch Historical Park as we celebrate our She-roes! Enjoy fun activities and crafts as you earn your patch to commemorate a Girl Scout hero and founder that made history. Bring a pair of new or gently used shoes to donate to Soles4Souls and become your own she-roe!  Juliette Low patch is included with registration.


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Lawn Games at the Historical Park 

Sunday, March 22 from 12:30 to 5:30 pm (come & go)


Family Friendly 

FREE



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?


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Vintage Base Ball Practice


Thursday,  March 26 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.



Want to try your hand at Vintage Base Ball? Join our open practices and learn the rules of 1860s base ball. Practices are held outdoors in our meadow; please wear closed-toed tennis shoes. Participants must sign waiver to play.



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Camping Under the Stars


Friday – Saturday,  March 27 - 28 ; 5 pm on Friday to 9 am on Saturday


Fee:  $50 per campsite; space is limted and pre-registration required

VIP: Additional $5 per person for VIP nature event (9 - 11 a.m. featuring Steve Romaine, Master Naturalist and Home Depot); non-refundable.


Want to try camping but don’t want to venture too far from home? The 
Farmers Branch Historical Park has you covered. Bring your own dinner, tent and supplies and we’ll provide the entertainment, s’mores and breakfast.