Explore Nash Farm
Experience the lives of the earliest settlers at Grapevine’s Nash Farm. Purchased by Thomas Jefferson Nash in 1859, Nash Farm brings history to life through a series of interpretive programs. First Fridays at the Farm highlight different aspects of farm life. Summer First Friday events include: Commerce on the Grapevine Prairie, June 4; Patriotic Picnic, July 2; and Meme’s Pickles, August 6. All First Fridays at the Farm events are 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and require a $3 per person participation fee. Work alongside Nash Farmhands to learn heritage skills during monthly Heritage Workshops. On June 26, participate in the 1920s Ladies’ Hat Workshop and wear it to the Ice Cream Social on July 10. Heritage Workshops are $35 per person. On July 10, from 7 p.m. until dark, enjoy a 1920s-style Ice Cream Social with fresh made ice cream and lawn games. Admission for the Ice Cream Social is $5. (626 Ball St.)
Participate in the Grapevine Pioneers Summer Passport program from May 15 to September 19 to learn historic skills and traditions. Activities include learning skills and games at the Historic Cotton Belt Depot, making a leather key or watch fob at Section Foreman House, and making a fishing pole or woolen toy sheep at Nash Farm. Grapevine Pioneers Summer Passports are $10 and include tickets for a variety of hands-on activities and a Historic Palace Theatre Summer Movie Series ticket. For more information and passport purchases, visit SummertimeInGrapevine.com.