Fun in the Historical Park


Watering Can Cell Phone Photo


March 1 – May 31


Looking for an unforgettable cell phone photo opportunity? A kid’s life-size watering can will be in the Dodson north lawn. If you snap a picture, we ask that you use #fbhistoricalpark and share on social media.

Come Fly A Kite!



Sunday, May 27


12:30 – 5:30 pm (come & go)
Free

Farmers Branch Historical Park – Meadow

Bring your own kite from home to the Farmers Branch Historical Park and enjoy an afternoon soaring in the Park’s meadow. Take home instructions on how to make your own kite.

Memorial Day 


Monday, May 28


Farmers Branch Historical Park open 8 am – 5 pm

Visit the Historical Park and give the secret code (found on the Historical Park’s Facebook page the week before Memorial Day) to the staff and receive a free gift.

Chalk the Park 

Sunday, June 3

1 - 4 pm (come & go) •  Mary's Garden


Sunday, July 1

1 - 4 pm (come & go) •  Service Station driveway



Sunday, August 5

1 - 4 pm (come & go)  •  main pathway, in front of General Store

Is there a budding artist in the family?   Have them leave their mark in chalk at the Historical Park. Chalk provided.

FREE


Iced Tea Social


Friday, June 8


11 am – 1 pm (come & go)  •  tree grove west of Caboose


Pack a picnic lunch and stop by the Historical Park for a refreshing treat!
There will be samples of ice tea for tasting. Be sure to check out the tea display in the Queen Anne Victorian Cottage.

$1 per person



Summer Bird Walk


Saturday, June 23  
Register here

Saturday, August 18
Register here

9 - 10 am •  Historical Park parking lot

Join the Farmers Branch Historical Park for an all-ages Bird Walk. The Bird Walk will be especially great for younger bird enthusiasts and kids of all ages. Guests are invited to bring binoculars, but are discouraged from bringing pets.

FREE

but pre-registration is required.


Scavenger Hunt


Sunday, June 24 (architecture)
Sunday, July 29 (history)
Sunday, August 26 (nature)

1 - 4 pm (come & go)


Up for a little family friendly competition? If so, try your hand at the
Historical Park’s scavenger hunt. Bragging rights will be awarded to the
family member with the fastest time.

FREE





Sailing Through Summer Cell Phone Photo


June 25 – August 31



Looking for an unforgettable cell phone photo opportunity? A kid’s life- size sail boat will be in Mary’s Garden. If you snap a picture, we ask that you use #fbhistoricalpark and share on social media.

July


Stop by the General Store to see the 4th of July display featuring merchandise and decorations you could have purchased for your Roaring 20s patriotic party! The General Store will be open during the Independence Day Celebration on July 3rd for a $1 donation.
Tours daily at 2:30 pm

Geocache at the Park


Saturday, August 18


1 – 4 pm (come & go)

Help the Historical Park celebrate International Geochacing Day!
See if you can find all the new caches in the Park.

FREE