Eight events to attend in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake in October

Enjoy live music while sampling food from area restaurants at The Great Taste of Grapevine Oct. 14. (Courtesy Grapevine Chamber of Commerce)
Enjoy live music while sampling food from area restaurants at The Great Taste of Grapevine Oct. 14. (Courtesy Grapevine Chamber of Commerce)

Enjoy live music while sampling food from area restaurants at The Great Taste of Grapevine Oct. 14. (Courtesy Grapevine Chamber of Commerce)

October 8

Watch a Beatles tribute show

Enjoy a live performance by Me & My Monkey, a Beatles tribute band at the Aria Amphitheater. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. 817-748-8040. www.visitsouthlaketexas.com/Calendar

Attend Yappy Hour on the Junction

Bring the pups along for Yappy Hour at Hotel Vin. The Junction will offer its new fall cocktails, including Tito’s Handmade Vodka drinks, and $1 from every Tito’s drink purchased will be donated to a local animal shelter. 215 E. Dallas Road, Grapevine. 817-796-9696. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Free. www.bit.ly/3uhVFvY


October 9

Listen to a woodwind trio concert

Traveling faculty woodwind trio Bayview Winds is coming to Southlake from Texas A&M Corpus Christi for a concert at the Grace Chapel at White’s Chapel United Methodist Church as part of the Apex Art League. The program will highlight works by living composers and offer a master class to high school musicians. 7 p.m. $10 (children/students), $25 (seniors/APEX members), $25 (adults). 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake. www.apexartsleague.com

October 14

Attend The Great Taste of Grapevine

Enjoy live music while sampling food from area restaurants at this Grapevine Chamber of Commerce event. $30 (early bird online). $40 (at the door). $10 (children age 12 and under). 5:30-8:30 p.m. Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center, 1800 Hwy. 26, Grapevine. 817-481-1522. www.grapevinechamber.org/events

October 15 through 17

Celebrate Oktoberfest in Southlake

The Southlake Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Oktoberfest celebration at Southlake Town Square. This year marks the event’s 19th anniversary, and the event brings in over 100,000 people throughout the weekend. Food and drinks will be available for purchase by buying tickets, which are $1 each. The festival includes various booths, live music and a wiener dog race. Friday 4-11 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-11p.m.; Sunday noon-8 p.m. 285 Grand Ave., Southlake. 817-481-8200. www.southlakechamber.org/oktoberfest

October 16

Attend Colleyville’s Harvest Festival

The city of Colleyville is hosting a brand new event called the Harvest Festival. The festival will include a petting zoo, carnival rides, inflatables, pony rides, food trucks, horse-drawn wagon rides, a farmers market, face painting, giant games, and balloon and caricature artists. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 90 Main St., Colleyville. 817-503-1113. www.bit.ly/39GZ9hP

October 23

Shop at a craft fair

A-door-ed is hosting a “Tidbits and Treasures” fall craft fair and shopping event at Journey Church in Colleyville. All of the proceeds from the vendor booths will go to the church’s youth. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 4309 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville. 833-236-6733. www.bit.ly/3lPhD5C

October 30

Attend a silent disco

Get your groove on at Hotel Vin for its Halloween silent disco. Ticket price includes food and drink specials, and headphones. Guests are encouraged to enter into a costume contest for a chance to win a two-night stay at Hotel Vin (215 E. Dallas Road, Grapevine). 817-796-9696.$50. 8 p.m. www.bit.ly/3F34GxJ
By Bailey Lewis
Bailey Lewis covers the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, as well as Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth. In December 2020, she graduated from the University of Oklahoma with her Bachelor's degree in journalism. Previously, she worked and interned for various publications, such as Local Profile, the OU Daily, the Malheur Enterprise and News21. When she's not writing, she enjoys spending time with her cat and watching documentaries.
By Sandra Sadek
Sandra Sadek covers the cities of Grapevine, Southlake and Roanoke as well as Carroll ISD for Community Impact. She graduated from Texas State University where she majored in journalism and international relations. She has experience working for several local papers including the University Star, the Katy Times, and the Fort Stockton Pioneer. When she's not on the ground reporting, she enjoys a good book and a hot drink. Follow her on social media @ssadek19.


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