NEWS AND EVENTS
February 25, 2017
LAURA INGALLS WILDER 150TH BIRTHDAY PROGRAM
National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
1720 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107 (http://www.cowgirl.net/)
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Laura Ingalls Wilder is best known for her “Little House” books, which tell the story of the frontier through Wilder’s childhood memories. Join us and our friends at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame as we celebrate Laura Ingalls Wilder’s 150th birthday with fun pioneer activities. Due to an overwhelming response, the Cowgirl is now requiring that guests purchase Museum admission tickets for this program in advance. You can purchase your ticket online at http://bit.ly/2k4JDAG. Cowgirl Museum Members please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for membership pricing. Space is limited, and attendees should anticipate a parking fee.
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 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