Celebrate Southlake, originally scheduled for March 20-22, has been postponed due to concerns surrounding the novel coronavirus, the city announced in an email. The event will be rescheduled for later this year, if possible.
Published March 10:
There are several major events taking place in the coming weeks in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake. Stay busy with this roundup of things to do.
March 20: City Slickers Casino Night
The Colleyville Chamber of Commerce’s City Slickers event features a live band, a Texas barbecue buffet, a silent auction, casino games and armadillo races. 6:30 p.m. (doors open). $75 (includes two beverage tickets and $2,000 in casino chips). Austin Ranch, 2009 Anderson Gibson Road, Grapevine. 817-488-7148. www.colleyvillechamber.org/events-calendar/city-slickers-casino-night
March 20-22: Celebrate Southlake
This weekend event promotes diversity with a community dinner and free live entertainment as well as family activities. Performances from different cultures will be showcased. 5-8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 1-3 p.m. (Sun.) Free. The Marq Southlake, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. 817-748-8019. www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com/396/celebrate-southlake
March 21-April 5: Jurassic Gardens. Dinos After Dark
The Jurassic Gardens interactive walk-through exhibit hands-on activities and fossils. Dinos After Dark offers night-time hours for the exhibit on Fridays and Saturdays and dinosaur films. Jurassic Gardens: Noon-6 p.m. (Mon.-Fri.), 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.) Dinos After Dark: 7-10 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.) $10. Free to children ages 2 and younger. Botanical Gardens at Heritage Park, 411 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3450. www.gograpevine.com/event/jurassicgardens
March 22: 23rd Annual Fashion Show and Benefit
The National Charity League’s Southlake Chapter presents this annual event that includes refreshments and a silent auction leading up to a fashion show and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit 14 local charities. 2:30-6 p.m. $78. Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst. https://southlake.nationalcharityleague.org/fashionshow/
March 22: Colleyville/Grapevine Eats Shoot & Sample
The event from social media groups Colleyville Eats and Grapevine Eats combines food and firearms with live chef demos and 13 area restaurants serving samples of signature dishes. 1-4 p.m. $10 (food only), $30 (food and shooting experience). Texas Gun Experience, 1901 S. Main St., Grapevine. www.facebook.com/events/s/colleyvillegrapevine-eats-shoot/724746557933633
March 22: Barber Shop Brahms
The Texas Chamber Music project will feature Charlie Chaplin’s classic film, “The Great Dictator,” accompanied by the orchestra and Brahms Hungarian Rhapsody. Thomas Connely will conduct other works by Grieg, Mendelssohn, and Vaughn Williams. Chris Mattaliano will be featured on violin. 3-5 p.m. $10 (students), $15 (seniors and Apex members), $20 (adults). White’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake. 682-651-5026. www.apexartsleague.com
March 22: First Grapevine Community Pet Blessing
Tween Ministries of First Grapevine Methodist Church presents this event led by local reverends. Ribbons will be awarded for the best-dressed pet, best-behaved pet, most unusual pet and best trick by a pet. 1:30-3 p.m. Free. First Grapevine, 455 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-481-2559. www.firstgrapevine.org/petblessing
April 3: Lunch with the Girlz
The Colleyville Woman’s Club presents its 35th annual fashion show and luncheon benefit, which serves as the club’s largest fundraiser. The event features couture and ready-to-wear styles. 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $125. Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive, Hurst. 817-358-1805. www.c-w-c.org
April 9: The Great Taste of Grapevine
A smorgasbord of food from various restaurants will be offered at this Grapevine Chamber of Commerce event. Guests can enjoy a complimentary drink as they taste food from at least 20 local restaurants. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $10 (age 12 or younger), $30 (early bird/online), $40 (door). Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, 1800 SH 26, Grapevine. 817-481-1522. www.grapevinechamber.org
Find more or submit Grapevine, Colleyville, and Southlake events at communityimpact.com/event-calendar. Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.