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Farmers Branch Historical Park

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2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
972-919-1433

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May 2017

Liberty Fest Presents Stars & Strings

May 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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The sounds from the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will be filling the Historical Park at this year’s annual Liberty Fest presents Stars & Strings Memorial Day event including the all-time favorite low level fireworks show that helps cap off the event.

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June 2017

Free

Summer Bird Walk

June 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Explore the Historical Park and related areas, examining bird species and habitats. Bird enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels are encouraged to join us. Guest are invited to bring binoculars, but are discouraged from bringing pets. Walk begins in the Historical Park parking lot RSVP required; call 972.406.0184 or email historicalpark@farmersbranchtx.gov

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Victorian Fencing

June 18, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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. Gentlemen and ladies of all ages are encouraged to come and enjoy. Location will be at the Historical Park north lawn of the Queen Anne Victorian Cottage; Old Church in case of inclement weather No experience is necessary

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Come Fly a Kite!

June 25, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until July 24, 2017

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Bring your own kite and enjoy an early summer afternoon soaring in the Park’s own meadow.

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September 2017

Star Party

September 12, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on August 3, 2021 at 7:30 pm

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Members from the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas will provide a variety of telescopes available for viewing the night sky. High powered telescopes will be focused on Jupiter, Neptune, Saturn, Open Star Clusters, Globular Star Clusters, Double Stars and Planetary Nebulae. Viewings are free and open to the public.

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Lawn Games at the Historical Park

September 24, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Come and spend time with us as we set out the Museum’s collection of lawn games for guests to borrow and enjoy. Bring the family, a date or a group of friends and see who is the cruelest croquet player or the best at bocce! Games will be available to borrow from the gazebo at the heart of the Historical Park. Simply come and collect a set as supplies last and then enjoy the game on one of the museum’s…

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October 2017

Free

Star Party

October 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Members from the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas will provide a variety of telescopes available for viewing the night sky. High powered telescopes will be focused on Neptune, Saturn, Open Star Clusters, Globular Star Clusters, Double Stars and Planetary Nebulae. Viewings are free and open to the public.

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December 2017

Free

Christmas Walking Tours

December 2, 2017 @ 2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:15 pm, repeating until December 15, 2017

One event on December 22, 2017 at 2:15 pm

One event on December 23, 2017 at 2:15 pm

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Experience that vintage Christmas feeling at the Farmers Branch Historical Park. Take a walk back in time and tour the 1900s Old Church, 1900s School House, 1880s Queen Anne Cottage and the 1920s General Store. The tour will showcase holiday decorations and traditions of the past. Tours meet at the flagpole inside the Historical Park.

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April 2018

Vintage Base Ball Festival

April 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Bring your little leaguer or budding Rangers fan out to a festival celebrating base ball as it was first invented in the 1860s. Real teams from across Texas and the surrounding states will play according to historic rules throughout the day. Historic spectators and ballists will be available to answer questions and take photos. Cheer “Huzzah” for your favorite team as the players participate without gloves and according to rules from the Civil War Era. Then swing by the Farmers Branch…

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July 2018

Family Star Party

July 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Bring your own picnic and enjoy the sunset.  Once the sun goes down the star viewing begins.  Members of the Texas Astronomical Society of Dallas will provide a variety of telescopes available for viewing deep sky objects.   In addition, participants are encouraged to bring their own telescopes.

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September 2018

Pick Ups & Panels of North Texas Car-Truck Shootout

September 8, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Free for spectators; entry fee is $30 per vehicle The beautiful Farmers Branch Historical Park is a picturesque backdrop for the PnP Car-Truck Shootout. The Park’s grassy area and beautiful trees provide the perfect venue for vehicle enthusiasts to relax and trade stories. The day will include great food and lots of fun for the entrants and spectators alike; including tamales, hamburgers and hot dogs, a bounce house for the younger attendees and snow cones and ice cream for the…

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October 2018

$8 – $10

Murder & Mayhem Tours

October 12, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 5:30 pm, repeating until October 13, 2018

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Are you afraid of what goes bump in the night? Do you believe in ghosts? Listen to stories of Murder & Mayhem in the lantern light and solve a crime scene at a Goulish Gathering! Tours will be at 5:30 pm and 7 pm. Ticket includes one tour time and entrance to the Goulish Gathering from 6 – 7:30 pm where drinks and spooky snacks will be served. Limited space, Registration Required Register for the 5:30 pm Tour Register for the…

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$5 – $7

Bloomin’ Bluegrass Festival

October 20, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Enjoy live entertainment, arts & crafts marketplace, FREE kid zone, concessions and more!

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April 2019

Date Night in the Park

April 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Enjoy live music, dinners and a movie under the stars. Childcare is available for children 3-12 years old at the Farmers Branch Community Recreation Center. More information at www.fbspecialevents.com.

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June 2019

Free

Family Date Night in the Park

June 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Join us for a family-friendly movie night with fun for all! The Farmers Branch Market teams up with Family Date Night in the Farmers Branch Historical Park, with a KidZone, shopping, concessions, live music, and a movie under the stars. Visit fbspecialevents.com for more details.

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July 2019

Independence Day Celebration

July 3, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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A spectacular low-level fireworks show is accompanied by a high-energy dance band on stage, a FREE KidZone area, concessionaire’s selling festival favorites and more!

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September 2019

Free

Date Night in the Park

September 21, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Enjoy live music, dinners and a movie under the stars. More information at fbspecialevents.com.  

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December 2019

$2

Bah Humbug! A Children’s Christmas

December 6, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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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Free

Dickens of a Christmas – Exhibit Tours

December 6, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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! Click here for more information >

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$40

A Christmas Carol Teas

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of live harp music, delectable treats, Christmas décor, and of course, tea. $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

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Free

Dickens of a Christmas – Exhibit Tours

December 7, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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! Click here for more information >

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$40

A Christmas Carol Teas

December 7, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of live harp music, delectable treats, Christmas décor, and of course, tea. $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

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Free

Dickens of a Christmas – Exhibit Tours

December 13, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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! Click here for more information >

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$40

A Christmas Carol Teas

December 14, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of live harp music, delectable treats, Christmas décor, and of course, tea. $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

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Free

Dickens of a Christmas – Exhibit Tours

December 14, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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! Click here for more information >

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$40

A Christmas Carol Teas

December 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 14, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of live harp music, delectable treats, Christmas décor, and of course, tea. $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

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Free

Dickens of a Christmas – Exhibit Tours

December 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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! Click here for more information >

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Free

Dickens of a Christmas – Exhibit Tours

December 21, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 21, 2019

Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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! Click here for more information >

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May 2020

Free

Family Date Night in the Park

May 30, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Bring your family, friends, or fly solo as you enjoy live music, concessions, kids activities, market and a movie under the stars!

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August 2020

Free

Family Night in the Park

August 22, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Welcome to our family-friendly event, Family Night in the Park! Join us as we transform our Historical Park into a family fun experience. Bring your family, friends, or fly solo and enjoy music, a movie, and take advantage of concessions from Nuevo Leon Mex Mex Restaurant and Tikiz Snow Cones. The first 50 kids to visit Tikiz Snow cones will receive a FREE small snowcone! Our August event will feature a double-band performance by Cover Down and Le Freak that’s…

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September 2020

Music and a Movie

September 11, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Grab a bite to eat, listen to some music, and relax in front of the big screen all in the luscious meadows of the Farmers Branch Historical Park. Music and a Movie features the best bands in the DFW area, a movie and a popular concessionaire. Event Schedule 7 p.m.: Gates open 7:15 p.m.: Infinite Journey - live music on stage! 9 p.m.: The Wedding Singer - shown on the big screen after the sun sets. Nuevo Leon will be on-site with food…

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October 2020

Free

80s Monster Mash Jam

October 30, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Break out your hairspray and acid-washed jeans, it’s an “80s Monster Mash Jam” spotlighting some of the biggest acts from that defining decade of music- Prince and Bon Jovi! Two of the hottest tribute bands in all of Texas, Remembering Prince, and Blaze of Glory- The Bon Jovi Tribute, will get your Halloween weekend started off with a rockin' and funk-filled night to remember!

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Free

Tour of Frights

October 31, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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Keeping social distancing and public safety in mind, the annual Halloween in the Park has been re-imagined into a drive-thru family-friendly Halloween spooktacular. The Farmers Branch Historical Park transforms into an avenue of thrills and chills on Halloween night. This safe alternative to traditional trick-or-treating brings all the treats to you. Families are invited to wear their Halloween costumes, decorate their vehicles, and cruise the Historical Park as nightfall begins. Enter Park from Ford Rd. No entrance at Farmers Branch…

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December 2020

$50

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

December 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Farmers Branch Historical Park, 2540 Farmers Branch Lane
Farmers Branch, TX 75234 United States
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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.   Ages 18 and up; alcohol provided for 21 + with ID $50 per person; space…

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