A New Year's Eve masquerade and 9 other things to put on your calendar in December and January

Mrs. Claus to host story time at Town Hall

Mrs. Claus to host story time at Town Hall

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of December and January.

Coming up


Dec. 14-16
Gentri: The Gentlemen Trio present ‘Finding Christmas’

www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/gentri%3a-the-gentlemen-trio-present-finding-christmas/20426/

Dec. 14
Nash Farm presents a Parlor Sociable—Christmas Fun
www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/parlor-sociable-christmas-fun/20211/

Dec. 17-18
A Forever Young Christmas
www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/a-forever-young-christmas/20427/

Dec. 18-22
Holiday Break Camp Mania
www.visitsouthlaketexas.com/163/holiday-break-camp-mania

Dec. 25
Christmas
Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake city offices closed


Dec. 16-24
Holiday Bricktacular returns to Legoland
Master builders are on hand to help construct a Lego winter wonderland. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. (Sun.). Free (children age 2 and younger), $21.95 (admission). Legoland Discovery Center, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine. 877-818-1677. https://dallasfw.legolanddiscoverycenter.com






Dec. 21
Mrs. Claus to host story time at Town Hall
Mrs. Claus shares holiday stories; visits with families; and shares hot cocoa and cookies and delivers fun activities. Parents are encouraged to bring their cameras. 9-11 a.m. Free. Southlake Town Hall, 1400 Main St., Southlake, third floor. 817-748-8243. www.visitsouthlaketexas.com/347/story-time-with-mrs-claus





Dec. 21
‘Sounds of the Season’ to deliver holiday classics
Holiday carols and music are brought to life by the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra for the season. 7 p.m. $10 (students and children), $15 (APEX members and seniors), $20 (adults). White’s Chapel United Methodist Church sanctuary, 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake. 817-665-6000. www.apexartsleague.com





Dec. 26-30
After-Christmas trains come to Grapevine Depot
After-Christmas vintage trains depart from and return to the Grapevine Depot during the last week of December. Coaches are enclosed and heated. 1-5:45 p.m. $18 (Touring Class tickets), $26 (First Class tickets). Grapevine Vintage Rail Road, 705 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-410-3185. www.gvrr.com





Dec. 31
Celebrate the new year with a masquerade ball
Guests can ring in the new year with a New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball. The evening features hors d’oeuvres, an open wine bar, desserts, and a countdown. 9 p.m.-1 a.m. $45.95. Messina Hof Grapevine Winery, 201 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-442-8463. www.messinahof.com/events/post/new-years-eve-masquerade-ball


By Miranda Jaimes

Editor, Frisco & McKinney

Miranda joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editor in August 2017 with the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. In 2019 she transitioned to editor for the McKinney edition. She began covering Frisco as well in 2020. Miranda covers local government, transportation, business and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Miranda served as managing editor for The Prosper Press, The Anna-Melissa Tribune and The Van Alstyne Leader, and before that reported and did design for The Herald Democrat, a daily newspaper in Grayson County. She graduated with a degree in journalism from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014.



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