June 2019

We made history!​

Listed below are past events from the month. Check out next month for more incredible events happening at the Farmers Branch Historical Park.

First Saturday tour

First Saturday Tour:  Family Date Night!

June 1 | 6 – 8 pm (come & go)


Take a break from the heat and join us for a free First Saturday during Date Night in the Park from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  Learn how to "Break the Morse Code" and tour the Original 1877 Farmers Branch Depot and Caboose. 
Family Friendly

chalk pic

Chalk the Historical Park

Sunday | June 2 | 1 – 4 pm (come & go)


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

first friday bug pic

First Friday:  Bug Buddies!

Friday | June 7 | 10 am – 12 pm

$2 per person, space is limited and pre-registration is required 

Make bug buddies, enjoy creepy-crawly bug themed crafts, and more! 
First Friday will take a summer break in July and August and will resume in September.
Ages 3 – 6; parents/guardians must stay on-site

Click here to register >


Victorian Fencing 

Sunday, June 16 from 1 to 4 pm 

Family Friendly 


The Victorian Fencing Society will be offering free demonstrations.   Come and watch, learn and practice the late 19th century art of swordplay with foils and sabres.  Gentleman and ladies of all ages are encouraged to come and enjoy.   No experience is necessary.

scavenger hunt pic

Scavenger Hunt in the Historical Park:  Nature

Sunday | June 23 | 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.
Family Friendly