Camping class and an evening of dancing: 9 things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake in February and March

Cowtown Boxer Rescue is holding a meet-and-greet for adoptable dogs. (Courtesy Cowtown Boxer Rescue)
Cowtown Boxer Rescue is holding a meet-and-greet for adoptable dogs. (Courtesy Cowtown Boxer Rescue)

Cowtown Boxer Rescue is holding a meet-and-greet for adoptable dogs. (Courtesy Cowtown Boxer Rescue)

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The Ruby Slipper Soiree is a fashion show benefiting CASA of Tarrant County. (Courtesy Mid-Cities Kappa Alpha Theta Alumnae Chapter)
Feb. 14

Loving You: Elvis Valentine’s Love Songs Dinner with Kraig Parker


Couples can enjoy an Italian buffet and a romance-themed show by Elvis impersonator Kraig Parker. Attendees can also opt for upgraded tickets, which include a wine reception at Messina Hof Winery before the show. 7 p.m. $55 (buffet dinner, single red rose and show). $65 (winery reception, buffet dinner, single red rose and show). Lancaster Theater, 300 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-410-3100. www.grapevinetexasusa.com

Feb. 15

Family Fun Days: Are You Interested in Camping?


This introductory class will teach participants the basics of camping, from pitching a tent and building a fire to outdoor safety. Participants are encouraged to preregister. 9-11 a.m. Free. 355 Bob Jones Road, Southlake. 817-748-8019. www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com

Feb. 20

Colleyville Farmers Market


The Colleyville Farmers Market will now be held on the third Thursday each month at Colleyville’s new plaza at City Hall. Visitors can browse and purchase fresh produce, handcrafted artwork, decor items, clothes and gifts from more than 20 vendors. 3-7 p.m. Free. Plaza in front of Colleyville City Hall, 100 Main St., Colleyville. 972-884-0680. www.fourseasonsmarkets.com

Feb. 22

Cowtown Boxer Rescue Meet & Greet


Join Cowtown Boxer Rescue and Hollywood Feed to meet some of the boxers available for adoption and learn about membership. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Hollywood Feed, 5600 Colleyville Blvd., Ste. A, Colleyville. www.cowtownboxerrescue.org

Feb. 28

The Peterson Band


Bluegrass music fans can enjoy a performance by The Peterson Band, a family group that has toured across the U.S. and in Canada. 7:30 p.m. $25 per person. Palace Theatre, 300 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-410-3100. www.grapevinetexasusa.com

Feb. 29

Dancing for the Stars 2020


Local business professionals and professional dance instructors pair together to raise money for charity through a dance competition. The audience votes through monetary donations in the names of their favorite dancers, and the pair with the highest amount of donations wins. 7 p.m. Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk, Colleyville. 817-999-3067. www.colleyvillerotaryclub.org

March 5

Ruby Slipper Soiree


This “No Place Like Home”-themed fashion show will benefit CASA of Tarrant County. 5:30-8 p.m. $50 (individual ticket). The Marq Southlake, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. https://midcities.kappaalphatheta.org

March 6

First Friday at the Farm


Participants will learn to build a 19th century-style paper kite. This event is meant for kids age 3 and up. 10 a.m.-noon. $3. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3185. www.grapevinetexasusa.com

March 7

“Spring” forward with Florals and Fabrics at Calico


This class will teach the art of flower arranging. Participants will create their own floral centerpiece to take home. 10 a.m.-noon. $65. Calico, 1465 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake. 617-603-7439. www.alicestable.com
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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