Adult tickets are $12.50 in advance and $15.00 at the gate. A ticket for a child 3-8 is $5.00. Tickets available at Big State Fountain and Grill, the Mustang Museum, and from Irving Heritage Society Officers and Directors. For information call 972-252-3838.
The City and The Man kicks off the April activities Monday, April 3, at 7pm at the National Scouting Museum, 1329 West Walnut Hill Lane. A combination of discovering history with modern technology will be the focus with Geocaching. Special sites have been selected due to their historical significance throughout the city for the hidden caches. CLICK HERE FOR HELPFUL LINKS AND FULL INFORMATION
Ten teams were scheduled to play Irving Trivia on Saturday, April 22, as part of the Celebrating Irving : The City and The Man April events. Four of those teams will now advance to the finals which will be held on Saturday, April 29 at 10am in the Valley Ranch Library. Emcee Craig Boleman juggled the questions for the teams during the preliminaries. READ MORE
The Irving Heritage Society will host an ice cream social on Sunday, MAY 7th, on the front lawn of the Heritage House at 303 South O’Connor. A general meeting beginning at 2pm will include the election and installation of officers for the upcoming year, followed by the refreshments. A croquet set will be available for a round or two for those wishing to play. READ MORE
In conjunction with the national Smithsonian Museum Day on Saturday, September 24, the Irving Heritage House will be open for free tours from 1pm – 4pm. Located at 303 South O’Connor, the Heritage House is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark. It was built in 1912 as the home of C.P. Schulze. Call 972-252-3838 for more information.
VIDEO— Click on the symbol in the lower right corner just below the small screen to watch it full-screen.It states that “Irving’s Heritage House is now 100 years old. The Heritage Society has a number of special events planned to mark that anniversary. This tea took visitors on a trip back in time.” The video contains many comments by Society members.
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“Irving, Texas, From Rails to Wings, 1903-2003” by Norma Stanton and "Irving, Texas, Centennial, 1903-2003, Cookbook and Family Histories" by Helen Ogden Widener is available from the Society. HOW YOU CAN BUY THESE BOOKS!