A Celebrity Chefs gala and a Sweetheart Dance: 5 things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake in January and February

Nonprofit Mid-Cities Supporters of SafeHaven hosts the Celebrity Chefs gala, which includes jazz music and gourmet dishes paired with wines.

Nonprofit Mid-Cities Supporters of SafeHaven hosts the Celebrity Chefs gala, which includes jazz music and gourmet dishes paired with wines.

The holidays may be over, but there are plenty of things to do still. Here is a snapshot of what events you can plan on in January and Febraury.


Jan. 19 - Discover job opportunities


The upcoming Champions Club, a fitness and recreation center in Southlake, is seeking employees. Interested applicants can learn more at a job fair at the adjacent venue Legends Hall. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Legends Hall, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. 817-748-8955. www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com





Jan. 19 - Meet notable artists


Giddens Gallery of Fine Art hosts an artists’ reception where attendees can meet with featured gallery artists while enjoying complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres. 6-9 p.m. Free. Giddens Gallery of Fine Art, 624 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-488-8600. www.giddensgallery.com






Jan. 20 - Worth the trip


Nonprofit Mid-Cities Supporters of SafeHaven hosts the Celebrity Chefs gala, which includes jazz music and gourmet dishes paired with wines. The event will benefit Tarrant County’s domestic violence shelters. 6-10 p.m. $125 per person. Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst. www.celebrity-chefs.org





Feb. 9 - Twirl around a dance floor


Southlake’s Sweetheart Dance celebrates Valentine’s Day with a night of dancing and refreshments. Two sessions are available. 5:30-7 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. $14-$18 per person. Legends Hall at The Marq Southlake, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. 817-748-8955. www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com





Feb. 9 - Get ready for Valentine’s Day with someone special


Nash Farm holds a Victorian candy-making workshop so guests can enjoy making old-fashioned sweet treats in honor of Valentine’s Day. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $35 per person. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3185. www.grapevinetexasusa.com


By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.