A great new family-friendly event is coming to Downtown Arlington! Enjoy live music and local crafts, learn about the City’s pioneer past, and participate in activities such as lawn games, weaving, butter making and more at The Market at Knapp Heritage Park.
The first few market events will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, May 26 and June 23 at Knapp Heritage Park, 201 W. Front St. The fall season market days are set for Sept. 29 and Oct. 27. The Market at Knapp Heritage Park’s year-end event, Christmas at the Cabins, is set for the night of Dec. 7.
The Market events are an expansion on the Arlington Historical Society’s annual Front Street Festival, which is held at Knapp Heritage Park in the fall. Parking and entry into The Market will be free, although donations to the Arlington Historical Society are appreciated.
“There will be plenty to do and see for every member of the family. Tour the cabins, create a traditional craft, and visit the resident blacksmith, all while listening to live music under beautiful shade trees,” said event organizer Liz Covert. “Children’s activities will include story hour, butter making, weaving, and lawn games.”
Geraldine Mills of the Arlington Historical Society and other volunteer members will assist with live demonstrations and activities. UT Arlington’s Art History Student Union and the Glass Department’s 2100 Club that will be curating special projects throughout the market season. These activities and volunteers are guided by Cheryl Mitchell, Assistant Professor in Practice of Museum Studies at UTA.
For more information about the event or to apply to become a vendor, visit The Market at Knapp Heritage Park’s Facebook page.
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