GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (October 2, 2018) – On Saturday, October 20 at Grapevine’s Nash Farm, step back in time and celebrate family-friendly fun at the 18th Annual Fall Round-Up. Children and adults alike can experience what life was like when the city’s earliest settlers made their home in Grapevine. The event takes place from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Nash Farm is located at 626 Ball St. in Grapevine.
You won’t want to miss the Agricultural Exposition where guests can learn how to process grain, see farm animals, enjoy campfire cooking demonstrations, make apple pie and experience rope making, pony rides and more. A historical carnival will also be on the grounds and will include old-fashioned games, bucket brigade races and other competitions. The Farmers Institute, located just outside Nash Farmhouse, will have demonstrations on farm skills, such as maintaining livestock, carpentry, sewing and food preservation. Admission is free but some activities require coupons. Concessions will be available for purchase.
Nash Farm, circa 1859, is the oldest operating farmstead in Tarrant County. Through interpretive programs, events and exhibits, Nash Farm educates the community about the heritage and importance of the Grape Vine Prairie and Grapevine’s pivotal role in the development of North Texas. A variety of programs throughout the year, including the Barn Dance, First Fridays at the Farm, Heritage Workshops, Special Events, the Annual Spring Into Nash and Farm to Fork Supper, offer guests unique learning experiences in a historic setting.
Also happening on October 20 is the 21st Annual Butterfly Flutterby at the Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball St., from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., with butterfly releases taking place at 10:45 a.m., 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Nash Farm will be holding a special butterfly release at 1:30 p.m.
For more information, please call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.