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A Day at the Farm

July 7, 2016

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

Museum After Dark - "Breaking The Law with Bonnie and Clyde"

July 8, 2016

Featuring Bonnie & Clyde & Marie: A Sister’s Perspective on the Notorious Barrow Gang author Jonathan Davis and historian Charles Heard.
Enjoy a lively presentation during this Prohibition themed Happy Hour! Specialty cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will be served.

6:30p reception / 7:00p lecture
$15.00 per person
Space is limited.

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

 

Pioneer Camp - Session II (FULL)

July 11, 2016

Registration for Pioneer Camp session II is closed.

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.

Young At Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits! - "If These Walls Could Talk!"

July 11, 2016

Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55 from April through November. Refreshments will be served.

Join us for an interesting presentation by our Curator, Hillary Kidd on the often hidden story behind historic artifacts, followed by a tour of the Historic Farrell Wilson Home.

Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Friday before each program as long as there is still availability.

COST: $6 per person, $5 HFM member

Season pass: $40 for all 8 sessions, $35 HFM for all 8 sessions

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

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 18-22, 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.

Sense-Able Creations Workshop: Braided Fabric Basket

July 19, 2016

Sense-Able Creations Workshops are designed specifically for special needs children and adults.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Recycle fabric into a basket and learn the heritage skill of "braid-in" technique. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Heritage Crafts Workshop: Braided Fabric Basket

July 20, 2016

The Heritage Crafts Workshops offer an opportunity for visitors age 6 to adult to learn heritage craft techniques.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project.

Braided Fabric Basket:  Recycle fabric into a basket and learn the heritage skill of "braid-in" technique. Class size is limited to 12 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Sense-Able Creations Workshop: Patchwork Pillow or Tote

July 21, 2016

Sense-Able Creations Workshops are designed specifically for special needs children and adults.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Patchwork Pillow or Tote:  Learn to sew the classic 9-patch pattern to make a simple pillow or tote. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Fee includes instructions, wool and drop spindle to take home.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Heritage Crafts Workshop: Patchwork Pillow or Tote

July 22, 2016

The Heritage Crafts Workshops offer an opportunity for visitors age 6 to adult to learn heritage craft techniques.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project.

Patchwork Pillow or Tote:  Learn to sew a classic 9-patch pattern to make a simple pillow or tote.  Class size is limited to 12 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Sense-Able Creations Workshop: Sock Puppets

July 23, 2016

Sense-Able Creations Workshops are designed specifically for special needs children and adults.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Sock Puppets: Learn how to turn socks into adorable puppets for endless fun! Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Heritage Crafts Workshop: Sock Puppets

July 23, 2016

The Heritage Crafts Workshops offer an opportunity for visitors age 6 to adult to learn heritage craft techniques.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project.

Sock Puppets:  Learn how to turn socks into adorable puppets for endless fun! Class size is limited to 12 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

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.

Sense-Able Creations Workshop: Rag Dolls

July 30, 2016

Sense-Able Creations Workshops are designed specifically for special needs children and adults.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project. Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Rag Dolls:  Recycle fabric, yarn, and  buttons into timeless rag dolls.  Class size is limited to 10 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Fee includes instructions, wool and drop spindle to take home.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Heritage Crafts Workshop: Rag Dolls

July 30, 2016

The Heritage Crafts Workshops offer an opportunity for visitors age 6 to adult to learn heritage craft techniques.  Each workshop is 2 hours long and includes all materials and instructions needed for each project.

Rag Dolls:  Recycle fabric, yarn, and buttons into timeless rag dolls. Class size is limited to 12 participants.

Workshop fee: $30/per participant, $25 for two or more workshops.

Age 6 to adult.

 

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

 

Young At Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits! - "Tall Texas Tales!"

August 1, 2016

Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55 from April through November. Refreshments will be served.

Join us for "Tall Texas Tales" by Rose Mary Rumbley followed by an old-fashioned Ice Cream Social!

Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Friday before each program as long as there is still availability.

COST: $6 per person, $5 HFM member

Season pass: $40 for all 8 sessions, $35 HFM for all 8 sessions

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

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.

Young At Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits - "Heritage Skills"

September 12, 2016

Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55 from April through November.  Refreshments will be served.

Learn about heritage skills through demonstrations and activities including soap making, quilting, spinning, weaving and blacksmithing.

Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Friday before each program as long as there is still availability.

COST: $6 per person, $5 HFM member

Season pass: $40 for all 8 sessions, $35 HFM for all 8 sessions

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

Young At Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits - "150th Chuckwagon Anniversary Lunch"

October 3, 2016

Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55 from April through November.  Refreshments will be served.

Help us celebrate the 150th Anniversary of the Chuckwagon.  Historical presentation and cooking demonstration by Don Gates followed by Chuckwagon Chili lunch. Note that this program is at a different time than the other programs.

Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Friday before each program as long as there is still availability.

COST: $6 per person, $5 HFM member

Season pass: $40 for all 8 sessions, $35 HFM for all 8 sessions

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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

Young At Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits! - "If You Could See What I Hear!"

November 7, 2016

Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55 from April through November. Refreshments will be served.

Join us for an enlightening presentation by Bill Neff, RN and Master Gardener for a change of view on disability in coping with obstacles as well as discovering new perspectives and skills.

Space is limited.  Registration will close end of business day the Friday before each program as long as there is still availability.

COST: $6 per person, $5 HFM member

Season pass: $40 for all 8 sessions, $35 HFM for all 8 sessions

Registration is required to reserve a spot!

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