Mothers Day Concert and Picnic
With Music from the New Horizons Dixie Swing Band
Celebrate Mother’s Day with family and friends on the Museum grounds and beautiful Pearl Perry Gravley Park while listening to the New Horizons Dixie Swing Band play from the front porch of the historic home. They will have your toes tapping and the kids dancing along with the trombone and clarinet!
A. W. Perry Homestead Museum
1509 Perry Road, Carrollton, TX 75006, USA
Bring a picnic basket, blankets, and lawn chairs. Free ice cream and lemonade will be served. Children can make a card and an old-fashioned handmade gift for mom. Create a theme for your picnic and enter the annual Mother’s Day Picnic contest in one of three categories: Best Family, Most Elegant, or Most Creative.
Registration for the contest begins at 4pm and judging takes place at 4:45pm with winners announced at the beginning of the concert.
Concert: Sunday, May 14, 5-7pm
Bring your teddy bear and their favorite blanket to the Mother’s Day Concert. In addition to the concert, enjoy the crafts for your bear, games, cookies, and lemonade.
New this year, a Teddy sleepover at the Museum!
Leave your stuffed friend overnight and receive a digital photo album of their night at the museum! Teddy bears were first introduced in the United States in 1902 after President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear cub. It has been a beloved children’s toy ever since.
Fee is per family, up to five people. Registration required by 5/12.