Log Cabin Village, A Living History Museum in Fort Worth, TX
NEWS & EVENTS
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NEWS AND EVENTS

 

 

December 16, 2017

Saturdays in March & April, 2018

FOLK SONGS OF THE COWBOY & PIONEER

1-3 p.m.

Cowboys and pioneers spent a lot of slow moving time on the range and on the many trails leading westward.   Many folk songs and cowboy ballads were made up and sung along the way.  Bob Sawyer will be singing many of these folk songs and sharing their stories.   No reservations required.  Cost is regular Village admission.

December 24, 25, & 31, 2017, & January 1, 2018
LOG CABIN VILLAGE CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

 

January 20, 2018
DUTCH OVEN COOKING
1-4 p.m.
Join us for a dutch oven cooking demonstration by our friends, the Prairie Dogs (Lone Star Dutch Oven Society)!  Cost is regular Village admission.  No reservations required.

January 22-February 5, 2018
LOG CABIN VILLAGE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE

 

February 10, 2018
VICTORIAN PAPER CRAFTING CLASS
9 am. to noon
Participants for this class will learn a bit about 19th century paper crafting, including an introduction to scherenschnitte paper cutting and other techniques perfect for making historic valentines!   This class is designed to be an adult or adult/child activity.

¨ Limit of 2 children (ages 9 & up) per adult

¨ $15 per person

¨ Registration/payment required no later than  February 2 (the earlier the better)

¨ Registration form


February 24, 2018
BEGINNING KNITTING CLASS
12-1:30 p.m.
Join Michele and Jeanie as they introduce you to the basics of knitting. Class is designed as an adult or adult/child activity.

¨ Class occurs in 3 sessions:  Feb. 24, Mar. 24, & May 5

¨ Limit of 2 children (ages 10 & up) per adult

¨ $50 per person includes knitting needles, yarn, 3 instruction sessions, and Village admission

¨ Registration/payment required no later than February 14 (the earlier the better)

¨ Registration form

 

March 11, April 15, & May 6, 2018

UP CLOSE WITH A VILLAGE ARTISAN

1:30-3:30 p.m.

Explore “new frontiers” at the Tompkins cabin as some of our interpreters demonstrate historic skills with a modern sensibility.  The materials may be contemporary, but the techniques are timeless!  No reservations required.  Cost is regular Village admission.  Featured artisans include:

¨ March 11:  polymer clay sculpting with Ashli

¨ April 15:  drop spindle and wheel spinning with Michele

¨ May 6:  watercolors with Sydney

 

*Please note:  these are demonstrations not hands-on classes.  Bring lots of questions, however!


April 21, 2018
SPRING SOCIAL
1-4 p.m.
Come help us celebrate our 52nd birthday with fun activities for the whole family!  In addition to historical interpreters demonstrating frontier skills, we’ll have:

¨ Music

¨ Historic Games

¨ Crafts


Cost (includes admission and all activities) is $6.50 for ages 18+, $6 for ages 4-17 & 60+, and $5.50 for groups of 10 or more.  Ages 3 and under are free.  No reservations required.

 

April 28, 2018
CHEROKEE BASKET WEAVING CLASS
1-4 p.m.
Join Hannah as she guides you through the process of making your own beautiful Cherokee-style double walled basket.  Class is designed an adult or adult/child activity.

¨ Limit of 2 children (ages 8 & up) per adult

¨ $25 per person

¨ Registration/payment required no later than April 15 (the earlier the better)

¨ Registration form

 

May 21-27, 2018
LOG CABIN VILLAGE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE