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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blue Star Museum free for active military Memorial Day to Labor Day

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NEWS AND EVENTS

 

 

July 22, 2017

FOLK SONGS OF THE COWBOY AND 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.

 

July 29, 2017
MAKE YOUR OWN SEWING KIT (“HOUSEWIFE”)

(class will be held at our off-site facility, the Van Zandt Cottage)

9 a.m.-noon
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

 

July & August, 2017
ONGOING HISTORICAL DEMONSTRATIONS ON SITE

 

August 5 & 19, 2017

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.

 

August 21-September 4, 2017
LOG CABIN VILLAGE CLOSED FOR MAINTENANCE

 

October 21, 2017
FRONTIER FALL FEST

1-4 p.m.
Join us for a fun afternoon featuring living history, music, crafts, artisans, and more:

¨ Buttermilk Junction old time string band

¨ Embroiderer’s Guild of America

¨ Flintknappers

¨ Folk Songs and Stories with Bob Sawyer

¨ Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge

¨ Fort Worth Herd

¨ Fort Worth U.S. 2nd Dragoons Living History Association

¨ Greater Fort Worth Herb Society

¨ Texas Rug Runners (rug hooking)


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.

November 11, 2017
FIREPIT COOKING CLASS
9 am. to noon
Participants for this camp will learn a bit about 19th century food preparation and prepare a meal of their own with fellow campers!   This class is designed to be an adult or adult/child activity.

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

¨ $25 per person

¨ Registration/payment required no later than November 4 (the earlier the better)

¨ Registration form


November 11, 2017
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 November 4 (the earlier the better)

¨ Registration form

 

November 23-24, 2017
LOG CABIN VILLAGE CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

 

December 2, 2017
HOLIDAYS AT THE HEARTH &
SANTA PHOTOS

1-4 p.m.
Celebrate historic traditions with holiday music, crafts, games, and more!

¨ Buttermilk Junction old time string band

¨ Visit/Digital photo with historic Santa:  Photo costs $5 if attending event, $10 if only visiting Santa

¨ Make your own holiday ornament


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.

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


Stay tuned for additional classes and events...