WINTER


DECEMBER


Bah Humbug

Cancelled:  First Friday:  Holly Jolly Historical Park Christmas 


Friday, December 4 from 10 am to 12 pm 


Ages 3 – 6 recommended
Fee $3 per child (adults are free); space is limited and pre-registration is required
Parents/guardians must stay on-site

Join us for First Friday at the Farmers Branch Historical Park. Enjoy monthly themed crafts, coloring, activities and a snack.

Christmas Tea

Christmas Tea Reservations  SOLD OUT


Reservations begin Monday, August 10
Saturday, December 5 at 1 pm      
Saturday, December 12 at 3:30 pm 
Tea times are 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.  To receive the discount please call 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.





exhibit tours

Dickens of a Christmas, Exhibit Tours


Saturday, December 5, 12, and 19 at 2:30 pm
Friday, December 11 and 18 at at 6:30 pm (lantern led)


Family Friendly
Free; registration recommended

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! 


Dinner

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

 

Thursday, December 10 from 7 to 9 pm


Ages 18 and up; alcohol provided for 21 + with ID
$50 per person/$45 per Friend of the Farmers Branch Historical Park member (call 972.406.0184 for discount); space is limited and pre-registration is required

Join us for our third 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.  The evening concludes with dinner and dessert.  The event will require some low-impact walking outdoors.  Alcohol provided for 21 + with ID | Space is limited and pre-registration required

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Tropical Cactus

Art in the Park:  Nutcracker Sculpture Workshop with Paloma


Saturday, December 12 from 9 am to 4 pm 


Ages 7 to 14
$50 includes all materials and a snack; space is limited and pre-registration required.


During the morning, artists will go on a scavenger hunt throughout the park collecting materials from nature; then learn how to transfer their ideas and vision from two-dimensional into a three-dimensional Nutcracker sculpture. Artists will also participate in various outdoor games.  The workshop will take place in the School House and outdoors at the Historical Park.  Face masks required. Please bring a sack lunch and water bottle.

Face masks required. Please bring a sack lunch and water bottle.

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