Happy 167th Birthday Denton County

The fun abounds around downtown on Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 as the merchants of the Denton Main Street Association open their doors for Spring Open House and the Denton County Museums and Denton County Historical Commission celebrate the 167thbirthday of Denton County.  This celebration promises entertainment, shopping, and dining fun all weekend long for everyone.  

The birthday party fun will be Saturday, April 6th on the Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square lawn, 110 W. Hickory Street.  On Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., come to the birthday party!  Bring the kids or act like a child and step up onto the fabulous vintage fire truck and ring the bell! Open up your piggy bank for all the treasures you will find at our Silent Auction sale benefiting your museums. Enjoy making original artwork with hands on children’s activities by UNT volunteers. Be an amateur archeologist by helping piece together pottery from a 19th century Denton County pottery site. And meet and hear John B. Denton as he provides tales of his adventures on the Texas prairie.

Downtown stores will be hosting their annual Spring Open House with extended hours on Saturday, April 6thand Sunday, April 7th. Come check out great boutique buys, restaurant specials, hidden treasures, books, sweet treats, arts and antiques in the many merchant establishments around downtown.  More than 25 stores and restaurants are participating with extended store hours on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. (some store hours may vary). The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum will also be open during the day Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

This year look out for special discount promotions at participating merchants and restaurants.  If you shop or dine downtown and show your receipt at a participating merchant for $10 or more you may quality for a special discount.  Merchant discounts may vary, so please inquire before purchase. Check out promotions and more details on the Downtown Denton - Denton Main Street Association Facebook page. 

See participating merchant lists and more details on the events page of this website, and Denton County Birthday information is on http://dentonmuseums.com.    

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