Adult Activities


November


Birds of Farmers Branch - Cancelled 

(Please join us on January 19 from 9 am to 11 am for a Bird Walk and Home Depot Workshop.  Register here.)

Thursday, November 15 from 6 to 7 pm, at the Dodson House


Family Friendly 
Fee: $2 per person; space is limited and pre-registration is required


Instructor – Steve Romaine 
Have you ever wondered what kind of bird that is? Join us for an informative class highlighting the birds found in Farmers Branch.



Painting with Paloma - Acrylic Sunflower Still Life


Thursday, November 15 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm inside the Dodson House


Ages 16 & up
Fee: $35 per person, includes supplies; space is limited and pre-registration is required

Looking for another creative skill to add to your belt? Come explore acrylic painting! You will learn various paint techniques, how to mix colors and explore textures to create your own masterpiece.

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Park After Dark – Discover the Historical Park After Dark! - Cancelled

(will be rescheduled in spring of 2019)

Friday, November 16 from 7 – 9 pm


Ages 21 and up
Fee: $20 per person; space is limited and pre-registration required.


Join us for a lesson in vintage cocktails by lantern light. Each vintage cocktail will be taught at a different structure throughout the Park, and you get to take home the recipe.

BBQ Workshop


Saturday, November 17 from 12 – 3 pm, at the Historical Park


Ages 21 and up
Fee: $75 per person; space is limited and pre-registration is required.  


Whether you’re just starting out or have a smokin’ hot resume, you’ll certainly take your BBQ skills to the next level when you attend this workshop. Taught by an award- winning Texas pitmaster who will provide detailed, interactive  instruction: including choosing the right product, trimming, rubs and prep, wood selection, fire management, timing and slicing of the end product. Workshop includes barbecue lunch and refreshments.

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Drop & Shop:  Kids’ Craft day – Christmas Presents


Saturday, November 24 from 1 – 5 pm, inside the Dodson House


Ages 5 – 12
Fee: $20 per child; space is limited and pre-registration required.


Join Samantha for an afternoon of beautiful handmade gift making and wrapping of Christmas presents for your favorite people. Children will leave with four gifts ready for giving to parents, grandparents, teachers, friends, and more. Snacks and juice will be provided throughout the afternoon, but we encourage each child to bring a water bottle. #practicallyperfectinthepark

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