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Take Me Out to The Ballgame Presentation: The History of DFW Baseball

May 15, 2015

Fort Worth businessman and baseball historian, Mark Presswood, will present a vintage baseball themed presentation at the Farmstead on Friday, May 15, from 5:30 - 7:00pm. A wine and cheese reception will begin at 5:30pm, with the presentation beginning in the Heritage Farmstead Museum pole barn at 6:00pm. Guests will have the opportunity to ask questions of Presswood and tour the exhibit with him.

Cost:

$15.00 for non-members

Free for members

*Take Me Out to the Ballgame: The History of DFW Baseball will be on display through June 3, 2015

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.

Registration will close end of business day on the Wednesday before each program.

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

55+ Exceeding The Limits - A Farmstead Field Trip

May 18, 2015

Heritage Farmstead Museum presents 55+ Exceeding the limits, an educational program designed specifically for seniors. Program presentations sponsored by the City of Plano and are conducted the third Monday of each month at 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Cost:

$6.00 non-member pre-registration

$5 member pre-registration

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.

Friends of the Farmstead Dinner and Concert

June 13, 2015

FarmFest SLIDER-2-2015

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

Gates open at 6:30 for a VIP reception in the Texas Legends Lounge.  (VIP Experience ticket holders only)

VIP ticket holders will have access to our Texas Legends Lounge hosted by Clint Haggard and Dallas Mavericks GM Donnie Nelson.   Guests will mingle and celebrate legendary North Texas leaders in music, business and sports.  The Lounge will also feature exclusive tastings and an open bar featuring Texas beers, wine and liquor.

Schedule:
VIP Reception 6:30 pm
BBQ Dinner 7:00 pm
Live Music 7:30 pm
The Trishas perform at 8:00 pm

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

55+ Exceeding The Limits - Creative Gardening

June 15, 2015

Heritage Farmstead Museum presents 55+ Exceeding the limits, an educational program designed specifically for seniors. Program presentations sponsored by the City of Plano and are conducted the third Monday of each month at 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Cost:

$6.00 non-member pre-registration

$5 member pre-registration

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

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.

 

55+ Exceeding The Limits - A Morning of Music

July 20, 2015

Heritage Farmstead Museum presents 55+ Exceeding the limits, an educational program designed specifically for seniors. Program presentations sponsored by the City of Plano and are conducted the third Monday of each month at 10:00am - 12:00pm.

This event features the lovely music of the hammered dulcimer, a historical instrument that predates the piano. The hammered dulcimer's strings are struck by mallets called "hammers", and the resulting sound is beautiful and harp-like. Guests will be treated to a short concert in the music room/formal parlor of the Farrell-Wilson house, where Susan McCarter will present heritage music on this unique instrument, and play an assortment of both tranquil melodies and toe-tapping tunes. The morning will also include a tour through the Victorian Farrell-Wilson house, as well as refreshments served on the porch.

Cost:

$6.00 non-member pre-registration

$5 member pre-registration

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

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.

 

55+ Exceeding The Limits - Ice Cream Social

August 17, 2015

Heritage Farmstead Museum presents 55+ Exceeding the limits, an educational program designed specifically for seniors. Program presentations sponsored by the City of Plano and are conducted the third Monday of each month at 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Cost:

$6.00 non-member pre-registration

$5 member pre-registration

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

55+ Exceeding The Limits - Victorian Dance

September 21, 2015

Heritage Farmstead Museum presents 55+ Exceeding the limits, an educational program designed specifically for seniors. Program presentations sponsored by the City of Plano and are conducted the third Monday of each month at 10:00am - 12:00pm.

Cost:

$6.00 non-member pre-registration

$5 member pre-registration

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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