MEDIA CONTACT: Leigh Lyons
Office 817-410-3195 / Cell 817-903-9424
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CELEBRATE SPRING AT 11th ANNUAL SPRING INTO NASH FARM
GRAPEVINE, TX (March 21, 2012) - On April 21, celebrate springtime on the farm at Grapevine's 11th Annual Spring Into Nash Farm. This annual, family-friendly event is held at Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Admission is free.
Events and activities include heritage toys, kitchen gardening, cotton planting, farm animals, hayrides ($1 per person), field cultivation, wood carving demonstrations, jump rope making, wood-burning stove cooking demonstrations and blacksmith demonstrations. Kids of all ages will enjoy stepping back in time to experience life on the farm and how Grapevine's earliest residents lived. Coupons can be purchased for those activities that require a fee.
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.
Persons interested in becoming a part of Grapevine's rich agricultural history can join the Grapevine Heritage Foundation. Membership tables will be on-site at the 11th Annual Spring Into Nash Farm. Volunteer opportunities at Nash Farm are also available through the Nash Farmhands. Information on the Nash Farmhands program will be available at the membership tables during the event.
For more information, please call the Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau at 817-410-3185 or visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com.