NEWS AND EVENTS
April 22, 2017
Although we’ve been open more than fifty years, it’s time to start a new tradition—a Village birthday party! Come enjoy music by Buttermilk Junction, visiting animals from the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge, crafts, games, and more. Cost is regular Village admission plus a $1 fee if you wish to make a small herb and flower wreath to take home. No reservations required.
April 29, 2017
CHEROKEE BASKET WEAVING
Join Hannah as she guides you through the process of making your own beautiful Cherokee-style double-walled basket. Class is designed as an adult or adult/child activity. Limit of 2 children (ages 8 and up) per adult. $25 per person program fee includes general Village admission and class materials. Reservations required at least one week prior. Registration Form
May 13, 2017
OPEN HOUSE AT THE VAN ZANDT COTTAGE
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Ever wondered what the inside of that Cottage at 2900 Crestline Road looks like? Now's your chance to take a peek! In conjunction with the Botanical Research Institute of Texas Prairie Day, we are opening the Van Zandt Cottage so that you can explore this treasured piece of Fort Worth's past. For more information about Prairie Day at BRIT (which runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), please visit http://www.brit.org/PrairieDay2017.
May 22-28, 2017
LOG CABIN VILLAGE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE
June 16, 2017
Wagons West is a program of hands-on activities recreating elements of a typical school-age child's day. The children wash clothes using a washboard and lye soap, card wool, grind corn by hand and weave on a child's scale loom. $15 admission includes craft materials and a candle. Reservations required at least one week prior. This “drop-off” program is for children going into 1st-6th grade. Registration Form
July 29, 2017
MAKE YOUR OWN SEWING KIT (“HOUSEWIFE”)
(class will be held at our off-site facility, the Van Zandt Cottage)
A Civil War soldier was often sent to battle with a small rolled up fabric wallet (“housewife”) containing items to make emergency repairs to his uniform. Join Teresa as she guides you through the process of making your own kit/fabric wallet that can be used for everything from sewing to carrying tools. Program is designed to be an adult or adult/child activity. Limit of 2 children (ages 8 and up) per adult. $20 per person program fee includes a pass to Log Cabin Village and class materials. Reservations required at least one week prior. Registration Form