8 events coming up in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

people next to barbecue grill
The Flower Mound Smoke Fest on Oct. 23 includes a smoked meat competition sanctioned by the Lonestar Barbecue Society. (Courtesy Shane Summers Photography)

The Flower Mound Smoke Fest on Oct. 23 includes a smoked meat competition sanctioned by the Lonestar Barbecue Society. (Courtesy Shane Summers Photography)

Here are some events coming up in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village.

Oct. 22: See songwriters debut original works

The Acoustic Fridays Songwriting Challenge sponsored by the Visual Art League lets songwriters showcase their talents. The theme for this night is superstitious. Writers will perform their original songs with acoustic instruments or as a cappella performances. 7 p.m. Free. Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. https://tinyurl.com/mbf6uxzk

Oct. 22: Enjoy a concert online or in person

Sopranos Andrea Pinder and Megan Koch will join pianist Jacob Nydegger as part of the Lewisville Lake Symphony's International Chamber Series. 7:30 p.m. Free. The concert will be live-streamed online, and reservations are required for live performance at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 5500 Morriss Road, Flower Mound. Visit the website for the livestream link and reservation form. www.lewisvillesymphony.org


Oct. 23: Catch some art in the plaza

City of Lewisville poet laureate and artist Yoonsoo Nam is the featured artist in this Art Pop-up in the Plaza event. Nam will be doing a painting demonstration. 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free. Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St., Lewisville. www.facebook.com/waynefergusonplaza

Oct. 23: Sample some barbecue; enjoy the festivities

The Flower Mound Smoke Fest includes a smoked meat competition and festival hosted by the Flower Mound Summit Club. This event is sanctioned by the Lonestar Barbecue Society. The festival includes barbecue samples, live music from Triple Lindy, a cornhole tournament, drinks and vendors. Proceeds will benefit local charities. 12:30-6 p.m. $25 (adults), $10 (children 12-17 years old), free (children under 12 years old), $20 (entry fee per cornhole team). Parker Square, 100 Parker Square Road, Flower Mound. www.fmsmokefest.com

Oct. 23: Celebrate autumn with the family

The Castle Hills Village Shops Annual Fall Festival is back with pumpkin decorating, carnival games, bounce houses, an exotic petting zoo and more. 5-8 p.m. Free. Castle Hills Village Shops, 2520 King Arthur Blvd., Lewisville. 972-219-3400. https://castlehillsvillageshops.com

Oct. 23: Dive into a pumpkin extravaganza

Flower Mound Community Activity Center is hosting a glow-in-the-dark Pumpkin Dive at the indoor pool. Children may pick a pumpkin from the floating patch and decorate it with provided supplies. The event ispen to all ages, and children ages 3-5 and nonswimmers must have adult in the water with them. 6-8 p.m. $8-$10. Preregistration is required. Flower Mound Community Activity Center, 1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound. www.flower-mound.com/specialevents

Oct. 28: Dress up your dog; celebrate Halloween

This annual Woof-O-Ween dog costume event includes several award categories. There will also be a photo area. This event was rescheduled from an earlier date. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. Hound Mound Dog Park, 1202 S. Garden Ridge Blvd., Flower Mound. https://tinyurl.com/23ms339w

Oct. 30: Spend time in the creation lab

The Flower Mound Public Library’s Creation Lab is hosting an open house so patrons may view materials, talk to library staff and see future classes. 1:30-4:30 p.m. Free. Flower Mound Public Library, 3030 Broadmoor Lane, Flower Mound. www.flower-mound.com

By Kathambari Ramkumar



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