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Staycation 2017

March 7, 2017

This Spring Break, experience what life was like as a pioneer kid on the farm.  Enjoy a self guided tour of the property at your own pace while experiencing hand-on activities and demonstrations.  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.

Special Demonstrations

Blacksmith Demonstration

Outdoor Cooking Demonstration

           

Admission is $5.00 per person.  Children 2 and under are free.  Preregister online or purchase tickets at the door.

Rain date scheduled for Friday, March 10.

*Register in advance and receive one free admission for every ten kids.*

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

Fun on the Farm: St. Patrick's Day on the Farm

March 17, 2017

Make sure to wear green for our St. Patrick's Day celebration!  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: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

March 24, 2017

Do you like green eggs and ham?  Come read a classic Dr. Seuss story.   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

Museum After Dark presents: Adult Easter Egg Hunt

March 31, 2017

Easter is right around the corner and we are preparing for our annual nighttime Adult Easter Egg Hunt! The last several years have been a huge success with larger crowds and more prizes. This year will be even bigger and better! Eager adults will show up with their flashlights and Easter baskets to experience the fierce competition of finding the 4000+ eggs hidden on the museum’s 4 acre complex.

Friday, March 31, 2017; Rain date: Friday, April 7

Doors open at 8:00 p.m. Hunt begins at 8:30 p.m.

21 & up. Wine and light refreshments will be served.

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

Click here for more information and prize updates.

 

 

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

Fun on the Farm: Peter Rabbit

April 7, 2017

Join us when we read Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter.  Visit the Farmstead gardens and see if you can spot a rabbit while you are here.   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

April 15, 2017

Grab your baskets! Plano’s biggest historic Easter Egg Hunt takes place Saturday April 15th at the Heritage Farmstead Museum. Children are invited to hunt for more than 5,000 eggs on the Museum’s Lawn and in the North Meadow. The Museum grounds will be sectioned off into age-appropriate areas so everyone, including toddlers, will have an opportunity to participate. Museum gates open at 10:00 a.m.

In addition to 4 egg hunts staggered by age from 10:30 to 12:00, there will be demonstrations allowing visitors to experience the springtime excitement involving our sheep. Shearing, wool skirting, carding, washing, dyeing, spinning and weaving will be showcased. Concessions, face painting, wagon rides, a children’s craft, house tours, exhibits and historical activities will be part of the fun until 2pm.

Children are encouraged to bring their own Easter baskets.

 

Gates open at 10:00am

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

 

Admission Fee for Ages 1-99 (kids and adults)

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.

 

*Egg hunts fill up on a first come first serve basis.  Once the early times are full then we will fill the spots for the second egg hunts.

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

 

Fun on the Farm: Birds on the Farm

April 21, 2017

Come learn about the different birds on the Farmstead.  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

Friends of the Farmstead Dinner and Concert

May 5, 2017

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Enjoy a dinner and concert on the historic grounds of the Heritage Farmstead Museum.   All tickets include dinner and concert. Proceeds for the event support Heritage Farmstead Museum's mission of preserving and celebrating agricultural history in North Texas.

Partner Table:
$1,500 - table of 10 premium seating and VIP access

Reserved Tables for Dinner and Concert in and around the barn
$750 - Reserved table of 8
$375 - Reserved table of 4

Individual Tickets:
$75 Dinner and Concert - Unreserved picnic table seating
$150 VIP Tickets - Dinner and Concert - Reserved seating and VIP access

VIP Ticket holders will be invited to a VIP reception at 6:00 pm.  VIPs will enjoy specialty cocktails and entertainment as well as exclusive networking and photo opportunities with musicians and celebrities.

Schedule:
VIP Reception 6:00 pm - Sponsor and VIP ticket holders only
BBQ Dinner 7:30 pm
Concert at 8:30 pm

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

Fun on the Farm: Animal Moms

May 12, 2017

Is your Mama a llama?  Come to the farm to read a story about animal moms and make a craft for Mother's Day.  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

Homeschool Day: From Seed to Table

May 19, 2017

Join us on May 19 for Homeschool Day: From Seed to Table where we will learn about how a Farmer would grow, harvest, and prepare food.  Featured activities include plowing and planting seeds, a creek visit, corn and wheat grinding, feeding the chickens, tractor rides, a tour through the Farrel Wilson House, an outdoor cooking demonstration and so much more!

Bring drinks and a sack lunch and have a picnic on the grounds!

 

COST:

Children (2-18)

$7.00 for children

Adults

$3.00 per person

Children under 2

Free

 

 

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

Fun on the Farm: What's Growing on the Farm

May 26, 2017

Come learn what is growing on the Farm.  How many plants can you find?  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

Pioneer Camp - Session I

June 12, 2017

Pioneer Camp at the Heritage Farmstead Museum encourages campers to put away the gadgets of today and experience farm life in the middle of Plano. It is 4 hours of good old fashioned fun with a smattering of chores which include caring for our sheep, chickens, guineas, pigs, and mules. Where else can you experience days gone by activities like Croquet, Graces, Horse shoes, 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 a water fight and water relays. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Session I is June 12-16, 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.

 

 

Let's Get Mooving

June 20, 2017

Celebrate Dairy Month with "Let’s Get Mooving" where visitors can immerse themselves in farm life at the turn of the century.  Let’s Get Mooving will feature Buttermilk the milking cow and our Southwest Dairy Farmers’ Exhibit. Other activities throughout the day include feeding our chickens, wagon rides, washing clothes the old fashioned way and much more.

Admission is $5.00 per person.  Perfect for summer camps, daycare, home-school groups, or families.  Preregister your group and receive 1 free chaperone entry for every 10 kids.

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

Creek Camp - Session I

June 26, 2017

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!  The highlight of Creek Camp is a daily trip down to the creek to explore plant and animals life.  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. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Creek Camp Session I is June 26-30.  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 10, 2017

Pioneer Camp at the Heritage Farmstead Museum encourages campers to put away the gadgets of today and experience farm life in the middle of Plano. It is 4 hours of good old fashioned fun with a smattering of chores which include caring for our sheep, chickens, guineas, pigs, and mules. Where else can you experience days gone by activities like Croquet, Graces, Horse shoes, 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 a water fight and water relays. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Session I is June 12-16, 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.

 

 

A Day at the Farm

July 19, 2017

Experience what life was like on the Blackland Prairie with A Day at the Farm.  Stroll through our four acres, feed our chickens, and tour 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.  Preregister and receive one free chaperone ticket for every ten 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 II

July 24, 2017

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!  The highlight of Creek Camp is a daily trip down to the creek to explore plant and animals life.  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. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Creek Camp Session I is June 26-30.  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

July 31, 2017

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!  The highlight of Creek Camp is a daily trip down to the creek to explore plant and animals life.  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. Recommended for ages 6-12.

Creek Camp Session I is June 26-30.  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.