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Victorian Eggstravaganza and Spring Festival

April 4, 2015

The Heritage Farmstead Museum will be hosting an egg hunt for children 8 and younger. All of the proceeds will benefit the Heritage Farmstead Museum. Tickets are $6 for online preregistration and $8 at the door the day of the event. Come for the hunt but stay for the day as we celebrate the joys of spring on the Blackland Prairie with the traditional shearing of our sheep. There will be hands on demonstrations, historic exhibits, baby animals, spectacular Percheron Draft Horses will be pulling our vintage wagon, and so much more. Bring a picnic lunch, spread out a blanket and take a step back in time and watch Texas Vintage League baseball featuring our own Plano team.

 

Egg Hunts start at:

10:30 Children 4 and under,

11:00 Children 5 years to 8 years,

11:30 Children 4 and Under

12:00 Children 5 years to 8 years

 

Tickets are $8 at the door

Members $6

Pre-registration $6.00 and for Members it's $5.00

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Fun on the Farm: Planting Seeds

April 10, 2015

Spring is the time to plant seeds.  Children will plant seeds like farmers do and learn about what can grow from a seed.  Children learn through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Ages 2-5.

Cost:

$11.00 for one adult/child combo

$10.00 HFM Member adult/child combo

$6.00 each additional child

$3.00 each additional adult

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Fun on the Farm: Splash Around the Farm

April 24, 2015

Make a splash with these water themed activities.  Children learn through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Ages 2-5.

Cost:

$11.00 for one adult/child combo

$10.00 HFM Member adult/child combo

$6.00 each additional child

$3.00 each additional adult

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Fun on the Farm: Colors of the Farm

May 1, 2015

The flowers are in bloom at the Farmstead.  Help us locate the different colors of flowers, trees, and vegetables.  Children learn through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Ages 2-5.

Cost:

$11.00 for one adult/child combo

$10.00 HFM Member adult/child combo

$6.00 each additional child

$3.00 each additional adult

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Fun on the Farm: Farm Animals

May 15, 2015

Meet our farm animals both old and new.  Children learn through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Ages 2-5.

Cost:

$11.00 for one adult/child combo

$10.00 HFM Member adult/child combo

$6.00 each additional child

$3.00 each additional adult

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Pioneer Camp - Session I

June 8, 2015

Pioneer Camp at the Heritage Farmstead Museum encourages campers to put away the gadgets of today and experience farm life in the middle of downtown Plano. It is 4 hours of good old fashioned fun with a smattering of chores which include caring for our sheep, chickens, guineas, turkey, goat, pigs, and mules. Where else can you experience days gone by activities like Croquet, Graces, Horse shoes, Badminton, Sack races, Basketball with real Peach Baskets and honest to goodness watermelon eatin’ contests? Campers will receive hands-on outdoor cooking lessons and there will be time to cool off with water games which include the bucket brigade and water relays. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Session I is June 8-12, 2015.  Sign up for the whole week or just one day!  Unable to pick your child up at 1:00?  Let the fun continue with the after camp care program.

To register for Pioneer Camp, download the 2015 Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to Victoria James at vjames@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano, TX 75082.

A Day at the Farm

June 16, 2015

Experience what life was like on the Blackland Prairie with A Day at the Farm.  Stroll through our four acres, feed our chickens, and walk through the historic Farrell Wilson House.

Hands on activities include feeding the chickens, milking Buttermilk the Incredible Milking Cow, washing clothing the old fashioned way, and so much more!  Perfect for summer camps, daycare, home-school groups, or families.

Tickets are $5.00 per person.  Receive one free chaperone ticket for every fifteen kids.

Register in advance online or pay at the door on the day of the event.

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Creek Camp - Session I

June 22, 2015

Creek Camp is the perfect opportunity for campers to GET OUTSIDE and PLAY. At Creek Camp our campers have fun with science while keeping cool during our hot Texas summer!  Children will take daily trips down the creek to explore plant and animal life, learn about the eco system and write in personal  journals. Campers will also conduct experiments, learn to be a part of a team and have a better understanding of what life was like over 100 years ago. In an effort to keep cool there will be a  myriad of water games and many unique crafts. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Creek Camp Session I is June 22-26, 2015.  Sign up for the whole week or just one day!  Unable to pick your child up at 1:00?  Let the fun continue with the after camp care program.

 

To register for Creek Camp, download the 2015 Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to Victoria James at vjames@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

 

Pioneer Camp - Session II

July 6, 2015

Pioneer Camp at the Heritage Farmstead Museum encourages campers to put away the gadgets of today and experience farm life in the middle of downtown Plano. It is 4 hours of good old fashioned fun with a smattering of chores which include caring for our sheep, chickens, guineas, turkey, goat, pigs, and mules. Where else can you experience days gone by activities like Croquet, Graces, Horse shoes, Badminton, Sack races, Basketball with real Peach Baskets and honest to goodness watermelon eatin’ contests? Campers will receive hands-on outdoor cooking lessons and there will be time to cool off with water games which include the bucket brigade and water relays. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Session II is July 6-10, 2015.  Sign up for the whole week or just one day!  Unable to pick your child up at 1:00?  Let the fun continue with the after camp care program.

To register for Pioneer Camp, download the 2015 Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to Victoria James at vjames@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano, TX 75082.

Wild, Wild West

July 14, 2015

The Heritage Farmstead Museum presents: "Wild, Wild West," where visitors can immerse themselves into farm life at the turn of the century. Wild, Wild West will  be featuring a branding and outdoor cooking demonstration.  Other activities throughout the day include feeding our chickens, walking through the historic Farrell-Wilson House, wagon rides around the property, and so much more.
Tickets are $5.00 per person.  Preregister your group of 15 or more and receive one free chaperone ticket.

Perfect for summer camps, daycare, home-school groups, or families.

Register online now! OR call: 972-881-0140

Creek Camp - Session II

July 20, 2015

Creek Camp is the perfect opportunity for campers to GET OUTSIDE and PLAY. At Creek Camp our campers have fun with science while keeping cool during our hot Texas summer!  Children will take daily trips down the creek to explore plant and animal life, learn about the eco system and write in personal  journals. Campers will also conduct experiments, learn to be a part of a team and have a better understanding of what life was like over 100 years ago. In an effort to keep cool there will be a  myriad of water games and many unique crafts.  Recommended for ages 6-12.

Creek Camp Session II is July 20-24, 2015.  Sign up for the whole week or just one day!  Unable to pick your child up at 1:00?  Let the fun continue with the after camp care program.

 

To register for Creek Camp, download the 2015 Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to Victoria James at vjames@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

 

Junior Historian Camp

July 27, 2015

Discover early North Texas history through creative, fun ways, like art, archaeology, hands on demonstrations, maps, music, museum, objects, and more! Participate in a week long camp that provides the tools needed to be a charter member of the Heritage Farmstead Museum chapter of the Junior Historians of Texas. We will take campers back in time and allow each to experience life on the Blackland Prairie. Members will learn the history of the farmstead and experience hands-on demonstrations that would have been a part of everyday life at the turn of the century. (Outdoor cooking, candle making, blacksmithing, weaving on the loom, spinning wool, animal care, and so much more!)

Session I is July 27-31, 2015.  Sign up for the whole week or just one day!  Unable to pick your child up at 1:00?  Let the fun continue with the after camp care program.

To register for Pioneer Camp, download the 2015 Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to Victoria James at vjames@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano, TX 75082.

Creek Camp - Session III

August 3, 2015

Creek Camp is the perfect opportunity for campers to GET OUTSIDE and PLAY. At Creek Camp our campers have fun with science while keeping cool during our hot Texas summer!  Children will take daily trips down the creek to explore plant and animal life, learn about the eco system and write in personal  journals. Campers will also conduct experiments, learn to be a part of a team and have a better understanding of what life was like over 100 years ago. In an effort to keep cool there will be a  myriad of water games and many unique crafts.  Recommended for ages 6-12.

Creek Camp Session III is August 3-7, 2015.  Sign up for the whole week or just one day!  Unable to pick your child up at 1:00?  Let the fun continue with the after camp care program.

 

To register for Creek Camp, download the 2015 Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to Victoria James at vjames@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.