Events that have a musical component

Fun filled activities for kids and information about Children’s Health for adults:

  • Puppet Show
  • Clown for the Kids
  • Story Tellers
  • Costume Contest
  • EPA’s Mobile Command Post
  • Healthy Snacks
  • Face Painting
  • 911 Simulator
  • Fire Engine
  • Entertainment
  • Prizes, Prizes, Prizes!!
  • And more!

Free admission and parking.


The Official KICK-OFF PARTY for the TEXAS STATE VEGGIE FAIR. please share with all your friends!  Food, music, raffles and silent auction.  And, after all, it is a fundraiser for MERCY FOR ANIMALS, whose work on behalf of Farm Animals is INCREDIBLE! $20 advance tickets available online; $25 at the door. 

Come meet our owl friends and learn more about this amazing nocturnal creature. 

Join us for a FREE “Third Thursday” this October. Our theme this
month is everything owls.  Owl art, live owls, owl prowl, owl pellets,
even "Three Hoots" Owl wine! We’ll be open from 9a.m. – 9p.m.  Evening
activies include something for everyone, kids and adults alike.

Outdoor Events

5:30p.m. Guided Hike & Texas Turtle Watch

6:00p.m. Animal Encounter

7:30pm Chimney Swift Monitoring Join Master Naturalist Natha Taylor of this citizen science project

7:30-9 Owl Prowl with Ben Jones, Director of Education

8:15pm Amphibian Watch with TRAC Volunteer Naturalist Mel White

Indoor Events

Multi-purpose Room

7-7:15 Audubon Dallas scholarship recipient, Brianda Martinez, reviews her summer scholarship at Hog Island in Maine.

7:30-8:00 Erich Neupert of Blackland Prairie Raptor Center introduces us to Texas native owls.


4:00 Storytime - "Owl Moon" reading

4:30 Learn Owl Calls

The 2nd largest Winter Solstice event in the nation is growing! Winter SolstiCelebration has expanded to two nights after sell-out crowds for the past 3 years. Now in its 19th year, it has become a major holiday tradition for North Texas.

Interfaith event uses music, dance, theater, poetry, and even magic and circus arts, along with ritual and ceremony, to observe Winter Solstice. Casual and interactive, fun yet profound. Service starts at 7 pm, Yule Fest in lobby before and after. Bring flashlight for light ceremony and food pantry donations. Deaf signed. Childcare for $5. Presented by Earth Rhythms. 
Can we guide our evolving humanity? What are our choices for the future? Are we doomed to endless war, social injustice and environmental degradation? Or,  is it our epic destiny to live in peace and prosperity for all? 
Join the journey to the future we choose at Winter SolstiCelebration.

Mark your calendar for Green Day
on October 6. We’re teaming up with Project Green and other Green
Organizations who will be onsite with tips on how to green your home,
product information and displays. included with Fair admission: $13.95/adult; $10.95/child for Advance General Admission.

Come celebrate Cedar Hill “Growing Green” at the Music in the Park Concert.

The concert will feature the nationally acclaimed “Vocal Trash”.  This is a high energy band that puts the fun into recycling and uses instruments recycled from trash.

The admission is free.

Besides great music, there will be environmental booths and demonstrations, recycling information, the Adopt-A-Park/Adopt-A-Trail kick-off, food and opportunities to learn how Cedar Hill is “Growing Green”.

 On-site paper shredding
will be available for $5.00 per box* from 6:00-7:00pm. Bring your
documents in boxes, bags, whatever you like and there is no need to
remove paper clips, staples, etc. Any quantity welcome! *A standard box 15"x12"x10" or Kitchen Trash Bag holds 35 lbs.

Bring your lawn chairs, come early, celebrate “Green” and enjoy the concert!

Forty-two years ago, Fort Worth was abuzz with reported sightings of the Lake
Worth Monster - described as a hairy, scaly 7-foot-tall man-goat-beast.
Though sightings of the creature haven't occurred regularly since the
summer of 1969, the annual Lake Worth Monster Bash keeps alive the local
legend and its habitat. The 2011 celebration is just around the corner
and you will want to be a part of this fun-filled family event!

Share your holiday gift giving with our feathered friends! Children of
all ages are invited to make biodegradable bird treats ahead of time and
bring them to the event to hang in the Garden’s Grove, providing food
for wildlife and a little holiday cheer! This free event, complete with
music and entertainment, is one of Fort Worth’s oldest holiday

Feast your eyes on the fall color of the Japanese Garden while you and
your family enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts
demonstrations, papermaking, and tea ceremonies. Admission: Adults
$5.00, Children (4-12yrs.) $3.00, under 4 free.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ages: 18+ Only
Play "mad scientist" after hours at the Museum of Nature & Science! In a special evening, adults-only Beer & Bones event,
we'll celebrate the fun of science by playing with liquid nitrogen,
test the chair of nails, create circuits
out of PLAY-DOH, and see the amazing things that happen when you mix and
match soap with dry ice! Along with the grown-up science experiments,
guests can enjoy a DJ, light snacks, and a cash bar – plus special
performances of our popular live shows, Superhero
and Smash Hits of PhySci, - a cocktail of the best of our Electric Theater and Fire & Ice shows.