Summer Events

farm and cottage marketMansfield Farm & Cottage Market

Every Saturday (8:00 a.m. to Noon)
703 E. Broad St.

Mansfield Farm & Cottage Market brings local farmers, homesteaders, artisans, craftsman, artists, and musicians together for a community market in the City of Mansfield, Texas.

baseball history exhibitMansfield All Star: Baseball History Exhibit

All July (Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Mansfield Historical Museum (102 N. Main St.)
 
Come learn about Mansfield's impact on America's Pastime, the biggest moments in the city's baseball history and some of the elite few who have gone from Mansfield teams to the Big Leagues. Admission to the museum is free.

kindergartenThe Fleetwood Project presents "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"

July 5-6, 12-14
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)
 
Based on Robert Fulghum's best-selling books, Kindergarten takes a funny, insightful, heartwarming look at what is profound in everyday life. Showtimes are at 7:30 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. matinee on Sunday, July 14.

home run derbyMansfield All Star: Home Run Derby

July 13 (6:00 to 9:00 p.m.)
McKnight Park East (700 US 287 Frontage Rd.)
 
Grab your whiffle bat, step up to the plate and launch one out of the park at our Mansfield Home Run Derby. Registration is $20 and comes with a free t-shirt and other goodies, plus prizes for the winners of each age group.
All proceeds go to the Team Hilliard Foundation, supporting research and awareness for ALS. The charity was founded by Sam Hilliard, a Mansfield High graduate and Major League ballplayer who tragically lost his father to the disease.

family nightMansfield All Star: Family Night

July 13 (6:00 to 9:00 p.m.)
McKnight Park East (700 US 287 Frontage Rd.)
 
Join the Mansfield Parks Department with this special evening edition of their 100 Hours of Play with free wiffle ball games, baseball activities and a baseball movie under the stars on one of the fields. Bring those blankets and enjoy a great night! Admission is free.

pocket sketchingIntro to Pocket Sketching

July 16 (10:00 a.m.)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)
 
This class will leave you feeling more confident in your approach to painting. It gives you the knowledge of where your focal point , perspective with contrast, perspective with colors and what needs to be included in a sketch.

100 hours of play 718Travel Back In Time

July 18 (10:00 to 11:30 a.m.)
Man House Museum (604 W. Broad St.)
 
Travel back in time to play like the good ol' days with our friends at Mansfield Historic Services and the Man House Museum. Learn hoop and stick, kick the can, sack races and other old-fashioned ways kids entertained themselves long before screens and tech took over the world! 

godspellMainstage Classic Theatre Education presents "Godspell"

July 19 (7:00 p.m.) & 20 (1:00 p.m.)
Willie Pigg Auditorium (1520 N. Walnut Creek Dr.)
 
Godspell is a musical rock opera composed by Stephen Schwartz with a book by John Michael Tebelak. These two shows serve as the grand finale to Mainstage Classic Theatre's summer intensive theatre camp.

art therapy julyArt Therapy Workshop

July 20 (9:00 a.m.)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)
 
Journaling itself can be a wonderful way to process feelings, but art journaling can take your thoughts to the next level. Participants in this art therapy workshop will not only learn to create three journals, but they will work with several prompts to start creating a visual journal entry to build a lasting habit of reflection.

museum momentsMuseum Moments

July 20 (10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
Mansfield Historical Museum (102 S. Main St.)
 
Learn about the history of Mansfield at our Museum Moments events at the Mansfield Historical Museum! We'll have a take home activity for all participants and you can take a tour of the museum!

enter oakwoodSmallTown Outsiders "Enter Oakwood" Interactive Fundraiser

July 20 (8:00 p.m.)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

This exclusive behind the scenes event to kick off season 2 of Mansfield's TV series SmallTown Outsiders will leave you wanting more - maybe you'll even donate a few dollars to make sure filming is completed. Enjoy food, exclusive content, and a chance to meet the Season 2 cast while solving a mystery for a special prize!

will baffleWill Baffle's Show of Wonders

July 21 (3:00 p.m.)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)

Step right up to Will Baffle's Show of Wonders, where magic and illusion converge to create an enchanting experience for the whole family. As the curtains rise, audiences are transported into a realm where the impossible becomes possible, and wonder knows no bounds. Will Baffle, with his charismatic charm and masterful sleight of hand, captivates audiences of all ages, weaving together a tapestry of mesmerizing illusions and mind-bending tricks.

100 hours of play 726Welcome Home Party

July 26 (10:00 to 11:30 a.m.)
Mansfield Activities Center (106 S. Wisteria St.)
 
Join us at the MAC as we welcome back our world travelers in style, with a big blowout party! Enjoy bounce houses, games, crafts, pickleball and more in this joint celebration for the conclusion of the Mansfield Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge. All travelers who met the 100 Hours of PLAY goal will receive their prizes as they move through customs at this event, so be sure to register early, log your hours, and attend this special day!

freaky fridayMPMStudioTheater presents "Freaky Friday - One Act"

July 26-28
MPM Studio Theater (1802 Mansfield Webb Rd.)
 
Join MPM Studio Theater for a magical musical adventure where a mother and daughter swap bodies for a day. They experience each other's lives, leading to humorous and heartfelt moments that deepen their understanding and appreciation for one another.

page to stagePage to Stage: Storytelling Camp

August 5-9
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)
 
Page to Stage: Storytelling Camp is an exciting program that offers a unique blend of arts education, entertainment, and storytelling. Participants will close out their summer days immersed in a variety of creative activities, from reading and writing to performance and improvisation. Throughout the camp, they will develop their skills and gain confidence as they learn from master storyteller Oba William King

open mic night newOpen Mic Night

August 8 (7:30 p.m.)
Farr Best Theater (109 N. Main St.)
 
Join us for a night of amazing talent and good vibes. Whether you're a musician, poet, comedian, or just want to enjoy the show, this is the place to be. This is a SAFE ALL AGES EVENT, so feel free to bring the whole family. Come showcase your skills or simply cheer on the performers. Let's make it a night to remember at the Farr Best Theater!
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