GRAPEVINE, TEXAS (May 30, 2019) – Step back in time with Grapevine’s exciting hands-on educational SummerBlast experience, Grapevine Pioneers, which takes place throughout Grapevine’s Historic District. Starting June 1, participants will have the opportunity to experience the life of a pioneer on the Grape Vine Prairie by taking part in a total of eight 1800s skills and trades activities spread across five separate museums and historic sites.
Program attendees may begin their journey at either Nash Farm (626 Ball St.) or Grapevine’s Visitor Information Center (636 S. Main St.) where they can purchase the official Grapevine Pioneer Field Journal. The Field Journal may be purchased for $12 (a $28 value), and includes tickets for eight activities, as well as a complimentary matinée admission to the Historic Palace Theatre’s Summer Movie Series, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starting June 11. Individual activity tickets may also be purchased separately from the Field Journal for $3.
The five historic sites and museums hosting the activities include Nash Farm, Tarrant County’s oldest farmstead; the Cotton Belt Section Foreman House and Millican’s Blacksmith Shop, both located in the Cotton Belt Railroad District; PIRATES! A Whimsical Adventure, the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) exhibit located in the Tower Gallery inside the Visitor Information Center; and the Settlement to City Museums complex.
Activities will be available Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. until September 1. For more information about Grapevine Pioneers or to purchase tickets, please call 817.410.3185 or visit GrapevineTexasUSA.com/GrapevinePioneers.