Farmers markets, splash pads and other things to do in Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village

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The Four Seasons Farmers Market in Highland Village offers a variety of produce. (Courtesy Four Seasons Farmers Market)

The Four Seasons Farmers Market in Highland Village offers a variety of produce. (Courtesy Four Seasons Farmers Market)

Weekends: Four Seasons Farmers Market

The Four Seasons Farmers Market has locations in Flower Mound and Highland Village. The year-round markets offer produce, meat, eggs, honey, breads and jam. They also have pastries and other baked goods as well as wares from various artisans. Highland Village: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (Saturdays). 1100 Village Parkway, Highland Village. Flower Mound: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Sundays). Parker Square, 1500 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound.

May 1 through Sept. 30: Heritage Springs Splash Pad

The Heritage Springs splash pad at Heritage Park has opened for the season. It features 14 different water features as well as a separate area for toddlers and shaded seating areas. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. daily through Sept. 30. Free. Heritage Park, 600 Spinks Road, Flower Mound.

May 1 through select dates: Doubletree Ranch Park Splash Pad

The splash pad at Doubletree Ranch Park has 15 water features and one waterfall. It is open on weekends in May. Beginning May 31, the splash pad will be open from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily with closures every Tuesday for maintenance. Free. 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village.

May 8 Through June 5: Maelstrom’ Art Exhibition

An exhibition featuring the works of master of fine arts student Maria Haag will be on display. Titled “Maelstrom,” the exhibit highlights works on paper, panel and canvas. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville.

May 14 and 21: Movies in the Park

Highland Village will host Movies in the Park on two Friday nights in May. Guests should bring lawn chairs or blankets. “Onward” will be shown May 14, and “Trolls World Tour” will be May 21. The movie will begin at dark. Free. Doubletree Ranch Park, 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village.

May 14 and 21, 28: Concerts in the Park

Concerts in the Park will be held on Friday nights in May with a variety of family-friendly music. Food trucks and vendors will be available for additional cost. Glass and alcohol are prohibited. 7 p.m. Free. Heritage Park, 600 Spinks Road, Flower Mound.

May 15: Texas Tunes: Los Texmaniacs with special guest Augie Meyers

Grammy award winners Los Texmaniacs will perform in concert with Augie Meyers. This event is part of the Texas Tunes Concert Series and is funded in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. 8 p.m. $25-$35. Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville.

May 15: Bike with the Blue 5K Run and Bike Race

The Flower Mound Police Department will host the inaugural Bike with the Blue 5K Run and Bike Race. In addition to a 5K run, there will be a youth bike ride with multiple law enforcement agencies, a civilian bike race and a police bike race. There will also be music, refreshments and bike obstacle courses. Proceeds benefit Journey to Dream-Kyle’s Place, a transitional living program for homeless teens in Denton County. 7:30 a.m. (on-site registration), 8:30 a.m. (5K run and kid zone opens). Free (youth ride), $25-$35 (registration for 5K and civilian bike race). Lakeside DFW, 2400 Lakeside Parkway, Flower Mound.

May 21: Bike to Work Day

The Denton County Transportation •Authority will celebrate Bike to Work Day by offering free rides on the A-train to passengers who bring their bikes aboard. The free rides on May 21 also apply to the Connect Bus (Denton and Lewisville), DDTC Evening and Lewisville Lakeway On-Demand service, and the University of North Texas campus shuttles. All day. Free. Bike racks are located in rail cars and on the exterior front of the bus.

May 29: Fiesta Charra

This family-friendly event features activities that can be found in a traditional charreada, “which is like a rodeo and practiced in Mexico,” according to the city of Lewisville. 4-10 p.m. Free. Lewisville Rodeo Arena, 101 Parkway Drive, Lewisville.

May 31: Memorial Day Ceremony

The town of Flower Mound •will host a Memorial Day ceremony featuring keynote speakers, a color guard presentation and patriotic music. An Honor Wall with the names and photos of those who lost their lives in combat will also be on display. Those interested in submitting a fallen hero for the Honor Wall may fill out a form online or call 972-874-6300. Deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. May 21. The ceremony is hosted by the town’s parks and recreation department. 9 a.m. Free. Senior Center, 2701 W. Windsor Drive, Flower Mound. 972-874-6300.

June 1 and 8: Sounds of Lewisville

This concert series will feature a different musical act every Tuesday in June and July. 7-9:30 p.m. Free. Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church St., Lewisville.

June 5: Celebrate Highland Village

This annual event celebrates the beginning of summer. Festivities feature live music, including a performance by the band Live 80, food vendors and a fireworks show at dark. Attendees are advised to bring chairs, blankets and bug spray. 6 p.m. (gates open), 6:15 p.m. (live entertainment). Free. On-site parking limited. Shuttle buses available. Copperas Branch Park, 101 Highland Village Road.

June 12: Bird Walk

Visitors explore prime birding •locations with an expert birder along the nature trails. Age 10 and up. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Free (with $5 entry per vehicle to LLELA). Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area, 201 E. Jones St. Registration required online or by calling 972-219-3550 beginning May 10.

Valerie WIgglesworth


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