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File #: TMP-3744    Version: 1 Name: HP update
Type: Report Status: Regular Agenda
File created: 10/13/2021 In control: Historical Preservation & Restoration Board
On agenda: 10/21/2021 Final action:
Title: Receive an update on Historical Park current projects, events, and upcoming activities.
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Receive an update on Historical Park current projects, events, and upcoming activities.

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Staff will be present to discuss the current projects, events, and upcoming activities happening at the Historical Park.

Calendar of Events for October - November, 2021

Stitching with Paloma

Get in the spirit for Dia de los Muertos. Create a hand-stitched Sugar Skull while learning
basic embroidery techniques. Artists will take home their completed masterpiece in an embroidery hoop. BYOB limited to one bottle of wine or two beers per person. Ages 21 and up only, must bring ID.

Sun., Oct. 24 from 1 - 4 p.m.; ages 16 and up, BYOB for 21 + with ID; $35 includes supplies; space is limited and pre-registration is required.


Vintage Base Ball Practice

Want to try your hand at Vintage Base Ball? Join our open practices and learn the rules of 1860s base ball. Practices are held outdoors in our meadow; please wear closed-toed tennis shoes. Participants must sign waiver to play.

Tues., Oct. 26 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.


Day of the Dead Celebration

Join us for an intimate celebration of the Day of the Dead also known as Dia de los Muertos. Festivities include tapas elotes, dessert, a signature cocktail, aguas frescas, cinnamon hot chocolate, traditional d?cor, music, education about the holiday, and honoring the deceased. The festivities also include a stroll throughout the Farmers Branch Historical Park with altars at several of the historic structures as you "encounter" spirits from the past. Attendees are invited to bring a duplicate photo or memento to lay at the community altar to honor their loved ones.

Thurs., Oct. 28 from 6:30 - 9 p.m.; ages 4 and up; $30 per person; $20 for children 4 - 12; $25 per Friend of the Farmers Branch Historical Park member, call 972.406.0184 for discount; space is limited and pre-registration required.


Charcuterie Board Class

Want to impress your friends and family this holiday season? The Historical Park's Char...

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