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Lights on the Farm light tunnel For one month this holiday season, Heritage Farmstead Museum in Plano will be bedazzled with more than one million twinkling holiday lights and filled with animated yuletide displays as part of the venue’s first-ever Lights on the Farm holiday event.

For one month this holiday season, Heritage Farmstead Museum in Plano will be bedazzled with more than one million twinkling holiday lights and filled with animated yuletide displays as part of the venue’s first-ever Lights on the Farm holiday event.  The outdoor event will take place every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening November 26 to December 26, but will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.

"We are delighted to offer a new and unique holiday experience to Heritage Farmstead Museum guests," said Heritage Farmstead Museum Executive Director M'Lou Hyttinen. “Lights on the Farm will turn our four-acre historic site into a festive winter wonderland filled with light displays, fun activities and delicious treats, all of which create a fun and memorable outing perfect for both families or groups of friends.”

The all-outdoor event will feature a quarter-mile trail through the property showcasing stunning holiday light creations and animated displays crafted by First Choice Lights.  Guests will also enjoy a 20-foot Christmas tree, refreshments such as hot cocoa and make-your-own s’mores, and a chance for the youngest guests to visit with Santa. There will also be plenty of dazzling selfie photo opportunities throughout the farm property, as well.

Tickets for the event will go on sale in September and will be available via the museum’s Lights on the Farm website at https://heritagefarmstead.muradbid.com  Online, advance registration is encouraged. Online admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children 12 and under.

Guests can also pay at the door (tickets subject to availability) where admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Tours begin every evening the display is open beginning at 6:00 p.m.  Guests will be allowed entry into the property every 20 minutes and the last guests will be admitted at 9 p.m. The Farmstead will close at 10:00 p.m. on event evenings.

Corporate event sponsorships ranging from $500 to $15,000 are currently available.

“Our community needs a new outdoor holiday experience for families and friends. We invite you to join us as we begin a new tradition. Sponsors will have the opportunity to share their business with more than a projected 30,000 visitors at this event, and sponsorships provide necessary financial support to keep Heritage Farmstead Museum thriving and able to offer historic education and preservation for many years to come,” said  Heritage Farmstead Museum Vice President of Marketing and Development Kathy Wilson.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities or the Lights on the Farm event, please contact Kathy Wilson at 972-881-0140 or email kathy@heritagefarmstead.org

About The Heritage Farmstead Museum:
The Heritage Farmstead Museum, a four-acre historic site consisting of a restored, 14-room 1891 Victorian farmhouse with its original outbuildings, interprets rural life on the North Texas prairie between 1890 and 1925. The museum provides tours, field trips and programs for 35,000 visitors each year.  For more information, call 972.881.0140 or visit www.heritagefarmstead.org.

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