Events


3rd Sunday Open House


Fun for all ages! Kids crafts and games, face painting, entertainment, live animals, working blacksmiths, and docent-guided tours. All historic buildings and Museum are open to the public (does not include the museum). Occurs on the third Sunday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. Free admission to Museum and grounds. 

Saturday at the Museum Series

April 21, 9:30 a.m. 


Cotton, From Field to Cloth

Presented by the Frisco Heritage Association and the Heritage Museum


Hands-on activities, student photography exhibit, and more. All activities are free and Museum admission fee is not required. Call 972-292-5668 for additional information.

Schedule

9:30 --morning refreshments

10 a.m.-- Keith Volanto, PhD, Collin College professor of history and author of Texas, Cotton and the New Deal.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.--  Community experts display and demonstrate contemporary cotton crafts in the 2nd floor galleries.
  • Visit with the Frisco Quilt Guild
  • Watch and learn from a certified Master Weaver about creating cloth from thread on a loom
  • Sarees from India display
  • Latin American textiles display
Noon -- Images of Frisco, student photography exhibit and reception, sponsored by Collin College.

Frisco Heritage Center
10th Anniversary Celebration


Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.



Explore the past, Imagine the future.  Celebrate our first 10 years since opening to the public in 2008 with free admission all day. Special activities include:
  • Heritage Village and Museum tours
  • Living history demonstrations
  • Old-fashioned games
  • Working blacksmiths
  • Working vintage printing press
  • Food trucks

Teddy Bear Parade


Saturday, May 19, 10 a.m. to Noon


Bring your Teddy Bear or other favorite stuffed animal friend to the Frisco Heritage Center’s Gazebo for a sidewalk parade around our park, led by National Park Trust mascot “Buddy the Bison” and “Ted E. Bear” from the Frisco Rough Riders baseball team.

This family friendly event highlights the beloved Teddy Bear and its historic ties to animal and environmental conservation through its connection to the life of an American President, Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. Free admission.

After marching along our pathways, visitors will be treated to cookies and lemonade along with old-fashioned games and make-and-take crafts for themselves and their bears. 


Blue Star Museum Program
Memorial Day to Labor Day

Blue Star Museums is a collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and museums across America. Each summer since 2010, Blue Star Museums have offered free admission to the nation’s active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve, from Memorial Day through Labor Day. We hope to see you soon!

Shawnee Trail Cowboy Day

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018
Save the date!

Come see what life was like for the cowboys along the Shawnee Trail. 
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These events are sponsors by the Frisco Heritage Association. Visit their website for event details.