Tuesday, April 29, 2008
If I could go from Logs to Riches...
Mark your calendars! It's almost time for our May events!
Friday, May 16, 2008: Timber Tales Storytime Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane, Fort Worth. 817.392.5881. http://www.logcabinvillage.org/. 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. $3.00 for participating children, $2.00 for adults. Featured story: Henry Builds a Cabin by D.B. Johnson. Bring your 3-5 year old to the Village for an exciting step back into the world of 1800s Texas! Little "Villagers" can don bonnets, aprons, and vests as they gather 'round to hear stories of days gone by. $3 fee includes a story, fun activities, and a craft. Please call 817-392-6769 to make your reservation (required).
Saturday, May 17, 2008: From Logs to Riches Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane, Fort Worth. 817.392.5881. http://www.logcabinvillage.org/. 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. $3.00 for ages 4-17 and seniors, $3.50 for ages 18 and up, 3 and under free ($2 additional charge to make craft). Can you tell a wickiup from a grass hut? Do you know what “half dovetail notch” means? Have you ever used the phrase “central hall construction”...and meant it? If the answer to any of these questions is “no,” then this day is for you. Learn about the types of homes that Texans built in the 1800s, see log hewing demonstrations, and build your own craft to take home. No reservations required. Cost is regular Village admission plus a $2 craft fee.