Check out these November events in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake

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The parade will travel down Main Street in Grapevine. (Courtesy Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau)

The parade will travel down Main Street in Grapevine. (Courtesy Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau)

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A peace walk will be held Nov. 6 starting at the Colleyville Masjid, 500 Cheek-Sparger Road in Colleyville. (Courtesy Peace Together) 
Nov. 6: Salute Veterans Day

Honor veterans with a celebratory parade and community activities on Grapevine Main Street. The parade is going on its fifth year to celebrate and help veterans. To draw attention to organizations that support veterans, informational kiosks manned by several veteran organizations will be set up. The event will host over 1,000 people this year. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Main Street, Grapevine. 817-233-5793. www.bit.ly/3vg5zyA

Nov. 6: Join in Colleyville Peace Walk

Nonprofit Peace Together is hosting a peace walk with the goal of “building relationships with our neighbors.” The event encourages people to put this into action by linking individuals from diverse communities with a public walk designed to build and strengthen relationships between organizations and the public. 1 p.m. Free-$500 (depending on the ticket). Colleyville Masjad, 500 Cheek-Sparger Road, Colleyville. 817-281-5254. www.peacetogetherevents.com

Nov. 6-7: Celebrate the local LGBTQ Community


The LGBTQ+ Empowerment Expo is a two-day event celebrating the achievements of the LGBTQ community with readings and speeches from poets, leaders and visionaries as well as showcases. Noon-7 p.m. Free. Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine. No phone number is available. www.metropolisexpo.eventbrite.com

Nov. 13: Attend a car show

Colleyville’s Fall Car Show features an array of cars and family fun with live music and food at the South Lawn at City Hall. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. 100 Main St., Colleyville. 817-503-1000. www.colleyville.com/residents/special-events

Nov. 16: Spend time on a farm

Visitors can experience a typical day at a farm and learn about Nash Farm while helping farm hands with chores. Grapevine’s agricultural traditions are preserved at the farm, and it includes the original 1869 farmhouse and barn. Guests are welcome to picnic and explore the farm afterward. 10 a.m.-noon. $3. 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3558. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/nash-farm

Nov. 18: Attend the ballet

Tickets are available for “The Nutcracker: Short and Suite,” a family-friendly and shortened version of “The Nutcracker.” Avant Chamber Ballet presents the show with live music at White’s Chapel Church. 7:30 p.m. $10 (children), $20 (seniors/APEX members), $25 (adults). 185 S. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake. No phone number is available. www.apexartsleague.com

Nov. 20: Go to a reptile and exotic animal expo

Repticon, which hosts reptile and exotic animal expositions throughout the country, is hosting Repticon Dallas at the Grapevine Convention Center. For a quicker check-in process, Repticon recommends bringing your emailed ticket. 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m. $5-$12. 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine. 863-268-4273. www.bit.ly/3APjOeO

Nov. 22: Give thanks at the library

Come with family to a special Thanksgiving story time with seasonal songs, crafts and stories. 11 a.m. Free. 110 Main St., Colleyville. 817-503-1154. www.colleyvillelibrary.com/programs-events

Nov. 22: Get in the Christmas spirit

Celebrate the holidays with the annual Carol of Lights and street lighting in the Grapevine Historic District. Attendees will enjoy live performances, light spectacles and fireworks in front of city hall. 4 p.m. Free. 200 S. Main St., Grapevine. 1-800-457-6338. www.gograpevine.com

Nov. 28: Drop and shop for the holidays

Sweet & Sassy in Southlake is hosting a “Drop and Shop” event. Parents can drop their kids off at Sweet & Sassy for makeovers while parents shop for the holiday season. 1-4 p.m. $40. 1801 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 150, Southlake. 214-247-1503. www.bit.ly/3m6eCzn

Editor's note: This story has been updated to remove an event that had been planned at the now-closed Theater of North Texas in Southlake.

Compiled by Anjali Krishna, Bailey Lewis & Sandra Sadek



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