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Fun on the Farm: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 4, 2016

Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America with Mr. Brown Can Moo.

Children ages 2-5 learn about themes through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Wednesday before each program as long as there is still availability.

 

COST: $11.00 includes adult and child

$10.00 HFM Member

Additional Child $7 ea.

Additional Adult $4 ea.

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

Staycation 2016

March 8, 2016

Enjoy a self guided tour of the property at your own pace while experiencing hand-on activities and a daily demonstration. Activities include chicken feeding, tractor driven wagon rides, games of the past, plowing & planting, school house visit, milking the cow, clothes washing and dish washing.

Admission $5.00

Children 2 and under are free

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

Staycation 2016

March 9, 2016

Enjoy a self guided tour of the property at your own pace while experiencing hand-on activities and a daily demonstration. Activities include chicken feeding, tractor driven wagon rides, games of the past, plowing & planting, school house visit, milking the cow, clothes washing and dish washing.

Admission $5.00

Children 2 and under are free

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

Staycation 2016

March 10, 2016

Enjoy a self guided tour of the property at your own pace while experiencing hand-on activities and a daily demonstration. Activities include chicken feeding, tractor driven wagon rides, games of the past, plowing & planting, school house visit, milking the cow, clothes washing and dish washing.

Admission $5.00

Children 2 and under are free

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

Museum After Dark presents: Adult Easter Egg Hunt

March 11, 2016

Bring your flashlight for the adults only egg hunt at the Farmstead.  Have fun hunting in the dark for over 2000 eggs hidden around the museum property.  Each egg will contain a special prize such as gift certificates, coupons, and so much more.  Don't forget to bring a basket!

Doors open at 8:00 p.m. and the hunt will begin at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets are $20.00 per person.  Space is limited so reserve your spot today!

 

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

Contact

Hillary Kidd - Curator

Phone: 972-881-0140

Fun on the Farm: Crash Bang Donkey

March 18, 2016

Make some noise with our own Crash Bang Donkey band.

Children ages 2-5 learn about themes through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Wednesday before each program as long as there is still availability.

 

COST: $11.00 includes adult and child

$10.00 HFM Member

Additional Child $7 ea.

Additional Adult $4 ea.

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

Victorian Eggstravaganza and Spring Festival

March 26, 2016

The Heritage Farmstead Museum will be hosting an egg hunt for children 8 and younger. After the hunt stay for the day as we celebrate the joys of spring on the Blackland Prairie with the traditional shearing of our sheep.  Hands on demonstrations include carding, skirting, washing, dyeing, and weaving the wool.  Other activities include tours of the Farrell Wilson house wagon rides, and special exhibits.  Free lemonade and sweet tea will be provided by Raising Canes.

We will feature an exhibit on Ammie Wilson who became nationally and Internationally famous on the Show Circuit.  She entered the show circuit in 1941 with 6 Hampshire Sheep.  We celebrate 75 years of her Sheep Legacy at the Farmstead this Spring!

 

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

 

Non-Member Admission Prices:

Online Pre-Registration: $6.00

Admission at the Door: $8.00

Member Admission Prices:

Online Pre-Registration: $5.00

Admission at the Door: $6.00

 

 

This event is sponsored in part by the City of Plano.

 

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

Fun on the Farm: Meet Our Sheep and Goats

April 1, 2016

Meet our sheep and goats and learn how their wool is made to make fabric.

Children ages 2-5 learn about themes through a story and a unique activity, enjoy a fun craft project and have a wagon ride. Fee includes one parent and one child.  Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Wednesday before each program as long as there is still availability.

 

COST: $11.00 includes adult and child

$10.00 HFM Member

Additional Child $7 ea.

Additional Adult $4 ea.

 

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

Fun on the Farm: Earth Day

April 15, 2016

Learn about the importance of recycling and reusing when we celebrate Earth Day.  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.

$11 for 1 Adult/1 Child combo, $7 additional child, $4 additional adult.

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

Pioneer Camp - Session I

June 13, 2016

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 13-18, 2016.  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 Summer Camp, download the Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to:

Lindsay Bradshaw at lindsay@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

                                                                                 

Online registrations will not be accepted for summer camp.

 

 

Creek Camp - Session I

June 27, 2016

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, and learn about the eco system.  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 27-July 1, 2016.  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 Summer Camp, download the Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to:

Lindsay Bradshaw at lindsay@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

                                                                                 

Online registrations will not be accepted for summer camp.

Pioneer Camp - Session II

July 11, 2016

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 11-15, 2016.  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 Summer Camp, download the Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to:

Lindsay Bradshaw at lindsay@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

                                                                                 

Online registrations will not be accepted for summer camp.

Junior Historian Camp

July 18, 2016

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 Summer Camp, download the Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to:

Lindsay Bradshaw at lindsay@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

                                                                                 

Online registrations will not be accepted for summer camp.

Creek Camp - Session II

July 25, 2016

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, and learn about the eco system.  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 25-29, 2016.  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 Summer Camp, download the Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to:

Lindsay Bradshaw at lindsay@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

                                                                                 

Online registrations will not be accepted for summer camp.

Creek Camp - Session III

August 8, 2016

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, and learn about the eco system.  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 8-12, 2016.  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 Summer Camp, download the Summer Camp Registration Form and return a completed copy to:

Lindsay Bradshaw at lindsay@heritagefarmstead.org or 1900 West 15th St, Plano TX, 75075.

                                                                                 

Online registrations will not be accepted for summer camp.