Starr Family Home State Historic Site Events

October 2019

October 5

Whether you want to learn how to pickle or want to reminisce about simpler times, you will not be disappointed in our quick pickle workshop. So...grab your daughter, granddaughter, mom, dad, husband, son, grandson, niece, nephew, friend, or anyone else you'd like to bring along.

Guests will choose from a variety of vegetables to pickle. You will leave with your freshly pickled veggies...

October 19

Calling all ghouls and boys to join in on spooky slime fun! This come and go event will provide all the supplies needed for youngsters and the young at heart to create spooky slime!

Registration is required as planning for correct amounts of supplies is neccessary.

Supplies will only be provided to guests that have pre-registered.

Message us via Facebook, call 903-935-...

November 2019

November 2

This 19th Century Carnival themed outdoor event is free and open to the public. Guests will enjoy 19th century toys and games, viewing living history demonstrations including blacksmith demonstrations, cooking demonstrations, art show, and making their own old-time crafts, and more. Maplecroft, the 1870 home of Frank and Clara Starr, will be available for tours. Tour tickets can be purchased...

November 16

Bring your photos and your friends! We will show you how to tranfer photos to various surfaces with a few craft supplies. All supplies will be provided, except your photos. Everyone will leave with their own handmade momento.


Cost: $5

Reservations are required. 

Register by messaging via Facebook, by phone, 903-935-3044, or e-mail kellie.farr@thc.texas....

December 2019

December 7

Sprinkles, sparkles, and slime!!!!!!

Join in on this festive come and go event. Activities include crafting, slime making, storytime, and cookie decorating! 

All children are welcome!

This event is free.

Preregister to ensure we have enough sparkles and sprinkles to go around. 

Register via Facebook messenger, by phone 903-935-3044, or email kellie.farr@...