Grapevine Texas Community EventsThe weather is turning cooler and the leaves are beginning to fall. As the seasons change, Grapevine is ready to embrace fall with a full slate of fun, family-friendly events. Don't miss the return of the Sunset Concert Series, Trash & Treasures Waterway Clean-Up, GrapeYard - Halloween Event or a host of events at Nash Farm. There's something for all ages this month in Grapevine, Texas.

First Fridays at the Farm: Campfire Cooking

October 4, 10 a.m. - Noon
Nash Farm
626 Ball St.

This program has a different theme each month highlighting specific heritage skills. There is an activity fee of $3 per person for three years of age and older.

For more information and to order tickets, click here.

Trash & Treasures Waterway Clean-Up

Oct. 5, 8 a.m. - Noon
Trawick Pavillion
2700 Darren G. Medlin Dr.
(Inside Oak Grove Park)

This multi-city effort will aid in beautifying Grapevine Lake. Volunteers will enjoy treasure hunting for sparkly beads along the shores of Grapevine Lake while beautifying the shorelines and lake. These hidden jewels that are hidden among the debris that will be cleaned up will be redeemable for great prizes. Volunteers can register at www.kgvb.org. Sponsorship opportunities also available.

Fire Department Open House

Oct. 5, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Central Fire Station
601 Boyd Dr.

Meet your neighborhood firefighters while learning valuable safety tips. Join local firefighters for a day of fun, food and activities. Tour the fire hall, sit in the trucks, try on gear and watch as they demonstrate their equipment. For more information call (817) 410.8100.

GADA Fall Gallery Night

Oct. 5, 2 - 8 p.m.
Historic Downtown Grapevine

This fine art event includes six galleries, live entertainment, complimentary food and wine. To promote the city's artistic offerings and member galleries, GADA (Grapevine Art Dealers Association) will host its inaugural Fall Gallery Night along Main Street. Complimentary food and beverages will be served at each gallery via progressive style, including wine and signature cocktails from 5 - 8 p.m. Enjoy live music at sunset in the Historic Cotton Belt Train Depot area. Gallery owners and artists will be available to answer questions and facilitate purchases. Admission is free. Contact any of the participating galleries for more information.

Participating galleries include:

  • A Touch of Paris (202 W. Wall St.)
  • Great American West Gallery (332 S. Main St.)
  • Giddens Fine Art Gallery (624 S. Main St.)
  • The Tower Gallery (636 S. Main St.)
  • Holder Dane Gallery and Art Studios (701 S. Main St.)
  • Vetro Glass Blowing Studio & Gallery (701 S. Main St.)

Lakefest

Oct. 5, 1 p.m.
Silverlake Marina
2500 Fairway Dr.

Lakefest is a country benefit concert that celebrates friends, family and the community surrounded by one our most important natural resources, our waterways. By joining The Marinas of Lake Grapevine and the Texas Association For Infant Mental Health (TAIMH) at Lakefest, you can help promote the healthy emotional development of infants, toddlers and their families. The 2013 headline acts are Kevin Fowler and Kyle Park.

For more information, visit www.lakefesttx.com.

Chamber Membership Luncheon

Oct. 10, 11:30 a.m.
Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.
(Corner of Vine St. & Municipal Way)

The Grapevine Chamber is proud to welcome Giovanni Capriglione State Representative for Texas House District 98 as the guest speaker at the next Chamber Membership Luncheon, October 10, sponsored by Northstar Bank of Texas and catered by Tastefully Yours Catering.

Register Online

Chamber Leadership Breakfast Series

Oct. 18, 8 a.m.
Cowboys Golf Club
1600 Fairway Dr.

The next session of the Grapevine Chamber's Leadership Breakfast Series sponsored by Lead It 2 Win It® will feature guest speaker Eddie Merla on the topic of Agile Leadership - Rethinking Leadership Habits. Cost is $15 for Chamber members and $20 for non-members.

Register Online

Grapevine Art Project Holiday Art Show & Sale

Oct. 18 6 - 8 p.m.
Oct. 19 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.

Meet local artists during this complimentary wine reception & sale. More than 20 local artists will display and sell their art, including paintings, photography, creative glass art and etching, jewelry, pottery, graphics/drawings, ceramics, sculpture, fiber and book art. This event is a great place to find that special and unique gift! Admission is free.

16th Annual Butterfly Flutterby

Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park
411 Ball Street

Bring the entire family, even your pets, to celebrate the migration of the monarch butterfly from Canada to Mexico by way of Grapevine. Admission is free to this family-friendly event.

For more information about the event, click here.

Nash Farm Fall Round-Up

Oct. 19, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
626 Ball St.

Come join Nash Farm's 13th Annual Fall Round-Up to experience what farm life has to offer. Activities include jump rope making, leather working, wood carving, blacksmith demonstrations, wood stove cooking demonstration, cotton picking, corn shelling and grinding, farm chores, heritage toys, kitchen gardening and corn shuck doll making.

This event is open to the public and handicap accessible. For more information, click here.

Grapevine Wine Trails: Hallo-Wine Trail

Oct. 26, 11 a.m - 6 p.m. 

Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Participating wineries include:

  • Cross Timbers Winery
  • D'Vine Wine
  • Farina's Winery & Cafe
  • Homestead Winery

For more information and tickets, click here.

Bewitched by the Barn

Oct. 26, 7 - 9 p.m.
Nash Farm
626 Ball St.

Family event with free popcorn and cider, presented by the Tarrant Area Guild of Storytellers. Admission is free.

GrapeYard - Halloween Event

Oct. 26, 5:30 - 9:30 p.m.
The Vineyards Campground & Cabins
1501 N. Dooley

Experience Grapevine's very own Halloween Theme Park in the great outdoors as the Vineyards Campground's natural wooded areas, trails, lake shoreline, camp sites and amphitheater are transformed into captivating family-friendly Halloween attractions of various fright potential.

Tickets are limited and must be obtained at the Community Activities Center, 1175, Grapevine.  For more information about the event and tickets, click here or call (817) 410-3450.

17th Annual DFW Pug-O-Ween

Oct. 27, 1-4 p.m.
Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.
(Corner of Vine St. & Municipal Way)

Activities include a silent auction, a pug adoption parade, costume parade and pug races. DFW Pug Rescue Club is the largest Pug rescue organization in the United States.

For more information, click here.

Sunset Concert Series

Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park
411 Ball Street

  • October 5 - The Clay Thrash Band (Texas Country)
  • October 12 - Moving Colors (Pop Variety)
  • October 19 - The Lone Star Jazz Orchestra (Big Band)

Enjoy live music under the stars on the first three Saturday evenings of October from 7-9 p.m. Bring a blanket or chair and enjoy varying musical genres each week. Light refreshments will be available for purchase or you may bring your own (no glass or pets allowed).

Grapevine Night Watchman Tour

Thur., Fri. & Sat. Oct. 10 - Dec. 21
D'Vine Wine of Grapevine
409 S. Main St.

Learn about Grapevine’s haunted past on the Grapevine Night Watchman Tour, presented by D’Vine Wine. This real hauntings and history tour feature stories such about who robbed the bank on Main St. in 1932 and tales about which winery tasting room is haunted. The tour is a 90-minute walking tour through Grapevine and begins at D’Vine Wine. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for students and seniors and $10 for children under 12. Tours are Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and begin at 6 p.m.

Texas Sculpture Association - 2013 Membership Show

Through Oct. 31
Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau
636 S. Main St.

The Texas Sculpture Association (TSA) and The Grapevine Visitors Bureau present the TSA's annual membership event. Participating this year are over 40 artists from around the state showing over 70 pieces of original artwork in a variety of sculptural media. Admission is free.

Grapevine Farmers Market

Open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, through Oct. 19
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Historic Downtown Grapevine

For more information about the Grapevine Farmers Market, visit www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com.

Grapevine Market

Open every Thursday and Saturday, through Oct. 19
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Historic Downtown Grapevine

You can find an eclectic array of items at Grapevine Market, including the finest handmade jewelry, distinctive home d├ęcor, quality antiques, and more. Peruse the unique displays and indulge in something special.

Grapevine Opry

Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.

  • October 19 - Country Music Showcase
  • October 26 - Fabulous Fifties Jukebox

For more information, click here.

First Friday & Classic Film Series

Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.

  • October 4 - Back to the Future (1985)
  • October 18 - Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Shows begin at 7:30 p.m. (unless noted), and tickets are $5 (unless noted). Bring a same day receipt from any Grapevine restaurant or merchant and get a FREE POPCORN! To buy tickets online, click here.

Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Saturdays & Sundays in October
Cotton Belt Depot
705 S. Main St.

Family fun is just a train ride away with the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. In September, don't miss the Chillin' Train of Horror, Halloween Treat Train and Saturday Fun Trains!

For more details and tickets, click here.

Texas Star Dinner Theater - "Write Between the Eyes"

Friday & Saturday evenings through Nov. 16
Doors Open 7 p.m.
Show Begins 8 p.m.
816 S. Main St.

Take a lighthearted trip back to the Fort Worth / Dallas' Wild West of the 1880’s where laughs fly like bullets and hilarity is the law of the land. When the dust settles, you help Marshal Jim Courtright solve the murder!

For more information about the show and tickets, visit www.texasstardinnertheater.com.

City of Grapevine Calendar

Month of October

For the complete City of Grapevine public calendar, including City Council, Library and Development Services events, click here.