December 2019

Bah Humbug

Bah Humbug!  A Children’s Christmas

Friday | December 6 | 10 am – 12 pm

Ages 3 – 6; parents/guardians must stay on-site
$2 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is required 

Don’t be a Scrooge! Join us for a holly-jolly time and enjoy Christmas crafts and activities inside our historic structures; and, as always, a snack! 

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exhibit tours

Dickens of a Christmas, exhibit tours

Friday | December 6, 13, and 20 | 2:30 pm and lantern led at 6:30 pm
Saturday | December 7, 14, and 21 | 2:30 pm

Family Friendly

See a literary classic come to life with the holiday exhibit, A Christmas Carol: A Celebration of Christmas Past. Join Ebenezer Scrooge on his journey visiting the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Tours are free and require no registration. Don't be a humbug, come join us on a Christmas tour! 

Although our tours are free, registration is recommended.

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Christmas Teas

Saturday | December 7 | December 14
1 pm and 3:30 pm

$40 per person; $30 per Friend of the Farmers Branch Historical Park member; space is limited and pre-registration is required by calling 972.406.0184

Christmas Teas are a Historical Park tradition. Join us for an afternoon of live harp music, delectable treats, Christmas décor and of course, tea.


“A Dickens of a Dinner” Progressive Pop Up Dinner in the Park

Friday | December 13 | 7 - 9 pm

Ages 21 and up 
$50 per person; space is limited and pre-registration required 

Join us for our second annual progressive pop up dinner and celebrate Christmas Past at the Historical Park.  Sample canapés and cocktails as you tour the historic structures. As you stroll the grounds, enjoy Victorian Christmas carolers courtesy of Vocal Magic and characters from Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol provided by Firehouse Theater. The evening concludes with a traditional Victorian dinner and dessert prepared by Cedar Creek Brewhouse and Eatery in the Dodson House. The event will require some low-impact walking outdoors.  For any dietary accommodations, please call 972.406.0184.  

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The Clock Strikes Noon 

Friday | December 27 | 10 am – 12 pm

Ages 5 – 12 (4 year olds are permitted to attend with an older sibling)
$15 per child, space is limited and pre-registration required

Join the Historical Park staff as we ring in the New Year with your little ones at a reasonable hour. The morning will be filled with crafts, snacks, and celebrating 2020 at noon!