Mrs. Baird’s Bakery Tour
7301 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76134
There is nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread. Mrs. Baird’s Bakery offers tours for children 6 and up. Tours available Tue-Thurs every hour beginning at 10am; two weeks notice required.
Forest Park Miniature Railroad
1700 Colonial Parkway
Fort Worth, TX
Cost: $3 for adults; $2.50 for kids 1-12 (cash only)
A Fort Worth Family Tradition since 1959, the Forest Park Miniature Railroad offers an approximately five-mile, thirty-five to forty-minute round trip from the Forest Park Depot off Colonial Parkway in Forest Park to the Duck Pond in Trinity Park and back with one stop at the Trinity Park Depot in Trinity Park where passengers may board the train if seats are available. The train crosses six bridges on its route including a 350 foot girder bridge and 171 foot truss bridge, both of which cross the Clear Fork of the Trinity River.
Concerts Under the Stars
Families may enjoy Concerts Under the Stars throughout the Metroplex during the late spring, summer and early fall months. Pack a picnic and relax! The following cities and organizations offer free concerts:
Allen – Summer Sounds Concerts: www.allenparks.org/
Bedford – MasterWorks Twighlight Concerts: 817-283-3406, www.ci.bedford.tx.us/
Dallas – Basically Bethoven Festival: 214-520-2219, www.fineartschamberplayers.org
Farmers Branch – Concert in the Branch: 972-919-2620, www.farmersbranch.info
Frisco – Frisco Grooves: www.friscogrooves.org/
Keller – Jazz on the Lawn: www.cityofkeller.com/
Lewisville – Sounds of Lewisville: 972-219-EVENT, www.cityoflewisville.com/
Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park
1515 S. Harwood
Cost: Kids under 3 free; 3-12 $4; 12 and older $7
Hours: Tue-Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12-4pm.
January, February and August hours: Tue-Sun 10am-2pm.
Closed Mon, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.
Dallas Heritage Village is a living history museum portraying life in North Texas from 1840-1910. Family programs include storytimes, mock gun fights and more.
Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge
9601 Fossil Ridge Road
Fort Worth, TX 76135
Cost: Kids under 3 free; 3-17 $2; Adults $4
Winter Hours (October – April):
Monday – Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Summer Hours (May – September):
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge is a 3600 acre wildlife refuge that offers educational programs, family activities, canoeing and more.