Free fun for all ages! Kids crafts and games, 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).

Held on the third Sunday of each month (except June), from 1 – 4 pm.

Be sure to scroll through to see what’s been going on and what’s coming up. 2018 activities will be announced as details are known.

View last year’s events here.

Kids making birthday cards Mayor Maso Pardons a Thanksgiving Turkey Boy watching square dancers Boy with Spiderman facepaint Blacksmiths using Gabys Forge School Marm Talking

DECEMBER 16, 2018

Santa and Cider
1 – 4 PM

Santa will be on hand from 1 – 3:30 to hear last minute wishes. Kids can make “Grinch dust” and Christmas cards for nursing home residents. Cider and cookies for all.

NOVEMBER 18, 2018

Pardon Me!
1 – 4 PM

Tom Turkey gets a pardon from Mayor Jeff Cheney (2pm) at this fun fall festival. Kids games and crafts, historic home tours, working blacksmiths, and free admission to the Frisco Heritage Museum.

OCTOBER 21, 2018

Pumpkins & Pets
1 – 4 PM

Kids can pick a pumpkin to decorate and take home at this fun fall festival. Meet Sonic the hedgehog, Bob the python, Thumper the rabbit, and other fantastic creatures from Grisham Farms – petting allowed! Docent led tours of historic structures and working blacksmiths are available for all to enjoy. And remember, the Frisco Heritage Museum is open free of charge during Third Sunday Open House.

It’s Free Family Fun.

SEPTEMBER 16, 2018

Cowboy Days
1 – 4 PM

Shawnee Trail Cowboy Day is coming! Get a peek with kid’s cowboy craft and live animals. Tour historic structures, and don’t miss the blacksmith demonstrations over an open-fire forge. Museum admission is free for the day. Join us for family fun as we gear up for Shawnee Trail.

AUGUST 19, 2018

Back to School
1 – 4 PM

Be sure to visit the one-room schoolhouse at the Heritage Center where school days of yesteryear come to life. Kids can make a bookworm pencil and decorate an old-fashioned, keepsake chalkboard. Tour historic homes, and don’t miss the blacksmith demonstrations over an open-fire forge. Museum admission is free for the day. Join us for family fun as we begin a new school year.

JULY 15, 2018

Summer Vacation
1 – 4 PM

Entertainment in the Depot includes square dancers and hula hoops. Enjoy “Vacation Bingo”, checkers, table games and a special craft for kids. Visit the Blacksmith Shop where real blacksmiths will give demonstrations over the open fire forge. Historic homes will be open and the museum will be free for everyone for the day. Remember to sign up for a drawing to win a gift certificate to the Snow Cone Lady’s stand. It’s free family fun for all ages.

JUNE 17, 2018

Third Sunday Open House
1 – 4 PM

It’s Father’s Day so treat Dad and the whole family to an afternoon at the Heritage Center where he can see blacksmiths in action, tour historic buildings, and visit the Heritage Museum free of charge. Crafts and games for kids. Free family fun!

MAY 20, 2018

Third Sunday Open House Spring Fling
1 – 4 PM

Plant yourself at the Frisco Heritage Center for Open House! Watch your kid’s creativity bloom as they work on a special flowerpot craft and plant seeds. See live animals from Grisham Farms, and tour our historic structures including the log cabin. Blacksmiths will be working at the forge and entertaining visitors with their skills. And remember, the Heritage Museum is open free of charge during Third Sunday Open House. Come see the new play area exhibit on the second floor.

APRIL 15, 2018

Spring Roundup!
1 – 4 PM

Square Dance demonstration and instruction in the Depot beginning at 2; calf-roping game, kid’s craft, live animals from Grisham Farms; blacksmiths, tours including log cabin that has been closed for several months for renovations. Violin concert by Gayane Pogosyan in the Chapel from 2:15-3:15.

MARCH 17, 2018

March Madness!
1 – 4 PM

Hop on down to the Heritage Center where you can celebrate and take photos with Peter Cottontail (bring your own camera, please). See live animals and make a “bunny face” craft. Games, historic structure tours, and working blacksmiths round out this afternoon of free family fun.

FEBRUARY 18, 2018

Happy 116th Birthday Frisco!
1 – 4 PM

Come celebrate Frisco’s 116th birthday with us. Mayor Cheney will blow the whistle on the steam engine and cupcakes will be served in the Depot (first come, first served). Kids can make a Happy Birthday card for their hometown. There will be lots of balloon fun and musical entertainment along with crafts and games. Experience Frisco in its early days with docent-led tours of the historic structures while blacksmiths work at the forge.

The Heritage Museum will be open free of charge.

View pictures from last year’s celebration.

January 21, 2018

“For the Birds”
1 – 4 PM

Our winter celebration is all about birds including live birds from Grisham Farms and a bird feeder craft for kids. Tours historic structures and warm up with the blacksmiths as they work in the old Gaby Blacksmith Shop.