Events at Settlement To City Museums
There's plenty to do at the Settlement To City Museums. Check out this year's events below.
Family Saturdays | $5 Prepaid Admission (Tickets on sale soon) | Events from 10 a.m. – Noon
January 23 - Yarn Crafts: Learn traditional yarn crafts at the Cotton Gin.
February 13 - Valentine Card Printing: Print Victorian Valentine cards and embellish them.
March 13 - Silhouettes: Create your own silhouette portrait to take home.
April 3 - Victorian Games & Sports: Try your hand at Victorian lawn games.
May 1 - May Day: Learn Victorian May Day customs.
June 12 - Father’s Day Card Printing: Create cards using the 1881 Chandler & Price printing press.
July 24 - Victorian Paper Crafts: Join us inside the Museums to create Victorian paper crafts.
August 21 - Cotton: Learn all about cotton with hands-on activities at the Cotton Gin.
September 11 - Frontier Schoolhouse: Practice writing with nib pens and ink, play games and more.
October 23 - All Hallows’ Masquerade: Learn Victorian Halloween traditions, make masks, enjoy tricks and treats!
November 6 - Skills & Trades: Engage in 19th century skills and trades of early Grapevine.
December 11 - Christmas with the Keelings: Celebrate the holiday throughout Settlement to City.
TBD - Victorian Tea
Experience a Victorian Tea outside the Keeling’s home at Settlement to City Museums. The formal occasion will include a brunch and tea along with history and etiquette of the era. The event is sure to be the social delight of the year. Tea attire encouraged. Advance purchase only. $35 per person.
July 10 - Printing & Bookbinding Workshop
Learn techniques of both printing and bookbinding. Participants will learn to set up and use the 1881 Chandler & Price printing press and simple book binding methods to complete their projects. Advance purchase only. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $35 per person.
August 7- Basket Making Workshop
Build a simple split wood basket to use for gathering your favorite items. This is a beginner level class. Advance purchase only. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $35 per person.