Spring Fling at Dallas Heritage Village will give you a glimpse into the world of the 19th century and how people in Dallas stayed “connected” back then.
Yes, there was communication before texting and Facebook.
As you explore the historic 20 acres of Dallas Heritage Village, you’ll see authentic buildings, tools, and artifacts from the 1840s-1910. Spring Fling has special hands-on events throughout the property that focus on being connected.
The invention of the telephone was one of the most amazing tools for helping people stay connected. You’ll get to make your own tin can telephone and connect with a nearby friend.
Was telegraphing is the precursor to texting? Try a telegraph out for yourself and Spring Fling and see what you think.
Food has always kept people connected. At the turn of the century, local farms and family gardens were critical for food supply. Stop by the Farmstead and learn how plants were shared with friends and family in the 19th century.
There are many unique hands-on activities at Spring Fling. It promises to be a fun time for all ages.
She Is Dallas Info: Spring Fling at Dallas Heritage Village takes place this week only – Tuesday, March 13, 2012 through Friday, March 16, 2012. They will be open from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day with special hands-on Activities from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tickets are Adults $9.00, Children 4-12 $5.00, Seniors $7.00, Members are free. For more information, please visit the Dallas Heritage Village website. You can also follow Dallas Heritage Village on Facebook.
Check out these other upcoming events at Dallas Heritage Village:
Barnyard Buddies – Children’s story time, Electric Past
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Family Past Times– Let’s Go Fly A Kite
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Gone to Texas – A fun party at Eddie Deen’s Ranch featuring live music, dancing, a casino, and lots of fun.
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Girl Scouting Across the Ages
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Barnyard Buddies – Children’s story time, Heirlooms and Hairdo
Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Family Past Times -Plant, Plow, and Shear
Sunday, April 15, 2012