Most events sponsored by the Heritage Association of Frisco are family oriented and free. No matter your age, there is always something you will enjoy at the Heritage Center and Museum.
Please click on an event below for dates and details.
Third Sunday Open House
Frisco Heritage Center
On the third Sunday of each month (except June)
1 – 4 pm
Fun for all ages! Kids crafts and games, facepainting, entertainment, live animals, working blacksmiths, and docent-guided tours. All historic buildings are open to the public free of charge (does not include the museum).
Happy 115th Birthday Frisco!
It’s a party at Third Sunday Open House
Celebrate our city’s 115th birthday at the Heritage Center. Mayor Maso will blow the whistle on Steam Engine No. 19 at 2:00 o’clock and cake will be served in the Depot. Activities include historic home tours, kids games and crafts, Live Animal Show & Tell, and music in the chapel.
The Heritage Museum will be open free of charge.
“Saturday at the Museum” Lecture Series
Frisco Heritage Museum
Second Floor Theater
10 – 11 am Come a little early (9:30) for breakfast snacks and coffee. FREE.
Experts on all facets of state and national history provide compelling presentations, often from their own books. Facts, statistics, rumors and tall tales provide an entertaining session for adults. Free.
Let’s Raise Some Dough!
Blaze Pizza Fundraiser benefiting the Heritage Association’s education scholarships
4:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Blaze Pizza
Each year, two students from Collin College and the Frisco ISD receive over $2,000 in scholarships from our organization. You can help by joining us for great fast-fired pizza. All you do is bring in the printed flyer or take a picture of it on your phone to show the cashier when you pay. Blaze will donate a generous 20% of your charges to the Heritage Association of Frisco.
Shawnee Trail Cowboy Day
Frisco Heritage Center
NEXT EVENT: Saturday, September 30, 2017
11am – 4pm
Our primary annual fundraising event is named for the Shawnee Trail - today’s Preston Road! On this day, the grounds of the Heritage Center will be turned back in time so visitors can watch professional actors stage mock gunfights, take a stage coach ride, watch working blacksmiths, enjoy musical entertainment, armadillo races, a petting zoo, pony rides, and more. Food trucks will temp your tastebuds. Capture the experience at an old time Western photo booth. $5.00 per person admission.
Pink Gallery Exhibits
Frisco Heritage Museum, First Floor
Currently featured is the Box Ranch Exhibit. The Box Ranch (now Brinkman) was the location of the pilot episodes of the famous “Dallas” television series. The main house burned in 1986 and has never been restored to its glory. Photos, maps and memorabilia of the Cloyce Box family include a silver studded saddle belonging to Douglass Box and an evening gown belonging to his mother. Learn fascinating insights into the Box family and ranching operation through “Cutter Frisco,” by Douglass Box, available in the Museum Gift Shop. Museum admission charged.