An art festival and barbecue cookoff: 3 things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake this weekend, April 28-30

Art in the Square will be held April 28-30 in Southlake Town Square.

Art in the Square will be held April 28-30 in Southlake Town Square.

From an art festival to a barbecue cookoff, here are three local events happening this weekend, April 28-30.

Farm to Fork Experience

Guests go to Nash Farm on April 28 to experience the flavors of farm-fresh cuisine. The evening begins with a reception around the farmhouse. The reception includes stations with culinary creations from the kitchen garden, smokehouse, hen house and more, along with a selection of Grapevine wines. The evening also includes brief introductions of dishes by both the chef and farm historians. The Long Star String Band accompanies the dinner with 19th century music. 6:30 p.m. $100. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3185. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/farm-to-fork-experience-at-nash-farm/20287/

Old Tyme BBQ





The two-day event features a catfish fry and live music today and a barbecue cookoff on Saturday. For bystanders, plates of barbecue are available for purchase. The annual Kid-Q cookoff returns as junior chefs ages 8-14 grill their best chicken for the judges. Proceeds go to Texas Special Olympics. 5 p.m. (Fri.), 11 a.m. (Sat.). Colleyville Center, 5301 Riverwalk Drive, Colleyville. 817-503-1111. www.colleyville.com

Art in the Square





The Southlake Women’s Club presents the three-day event at Southlake Town Square. The annual event, which starts today and ends Sunday, allows visitors to view fine art from throughout the world as well as from local artists. Entertainment, including The Marshall Tucker Band and family-friendly activities, is available throughout the weekend. 4-10:30 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-10:30 p.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.). Free. Southlake Town Square, Southlake. 817-944- 4408. www.artinthesquare.com








By Sherelle Black
Sherelle joined Community Impact Newspaper in July 2014 as a reporter for the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition. She was promoted in 2015 to editor of the GCS edition. In August 2017, Sherelle became the editor of the Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. Sherelle covers transportation, economic development, education and features.


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