Special Programs

Texas, Our Texas (Grades 4 and Up)

Candlelight History Hunts

Tuesday - Thursday, September - December, February - May

Cost: $6 per student, $8 per adult

Limit 40 students and 8 teachers/chaperones per day

This tour must be booked at least 4 weeks in advance.


With a two-hour, private docent-guided tour, your students explore the stories of the people who made Texas home. Learn why the Millers chose to build a life in Dallas before the Civil War. See how Daniel Sullivan’s home reflected the new opportunities at the turn-of-the-last century. Discover the challenges Tejano and African-American families faced as Dallas grew into the city it is today.

Payment & Cancellation

A $50 non-refundable deposit is due within 10 days of booking. Payment in full is prior to the program. Cancellation requests must be made at least one month prior to the program.

Legends, Yarns & Fables (All Grade Levels)

Legends, Yarns & Fables

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Cost: $6 per student, $8 per adult


Take a look into the past by experiencing tales from some of the area’s best storytellers, Dallas Storytelling Guild. Students and teachers will be placed in groups on a set storytelling schedule. All are welcome to self-tour the Village before or after.


Candlelight History Hunts (All Grade Levels)

Tuesday – Friday, December 3rd - 13th, 2019 Only

Cost: $6 per student, $8 per chaperone, (one free teacher per 10 students)Special Programs


How do holiday traditions from the nineteenth century continue to shape our celebrations today? Explore the Village in its holiday finest with a special History Hunt.


Sample Candlelight History Hunt for Pre-K to 2nd Grade

Sample Candlelight History Hunt for 3rd to 5th Grade

Sample Candlelight History Hunt for 6th to 8th Grade