Adopt a pet, check out classic cars or take in a concert with these events in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

The Gene Carey Animal Shelter and the Adoption Center is offering a “Pawsgiving” Adoption Special now through Nov. 27. (Courtesy Lewisville Adoption Center)
The Gene Carey Animal Shelter and the Adoption Center is offering a “Pawsgiving” Adoption Special now through Nov. 27. (Courtesy Lewisville Adoption Center)

The Gene Carey Animal Shelter and the Adoption Center is offering a “Pawsgiving” Adoption Special now through Nov. 27. (Courtesy Lewisville Adoption Center)

Among the upcoming events in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village are a holiday adoption special, a Thanksgiving 5K and a classic car show.

Nov. 24-27: Adopt a pet

The Gene Carey Animal Shelter and the Adoption Center is offering a “Pawsgiving” Adoption Special now through Nov. 27. Adoption fees will be $40 for all dogs and cats. The adoption fee includes a microchip, vaccines, heartworm prevention and an option of 30 days of free pet insurance. The shelter and adoption center is located at 995 E. Valley Ridge, Lewisville. www.lewisvillepets.com/adopt.

Nov. 25: Kick off Thanksgiving with a 5K run/walk

Run or walk in the ninth annual Castle Hills Turkey Trot hosted by Riverstone Ministry. The event includes a 1-mile fun run. Registration is required. 8 a.m. $25 (age 5 and older), free (ages 4 and younger). Castle Hills Village Shops, 2540 King Arthur Blvd., Lewisville. 214-577-8730. https://tinyurl.com/4tsrccps


Nov. 27 and 28: Enjoy Market Days

Shop from more than 40 local vendors at Market Days at Circle R Ranch. Activities include pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting and a bounce house. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 (parking), $5 (age 3 and older), free (ages 2 and younger). Circle R Ranch, 5901 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound. www.circlerranch.org/market-days

Nov. 28: Check out classic cars

Cars of any make or model are welcome to join in this Parker Square Car Show hosted by Time Machine Car Shows. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. $20 (show entry fee), free (spectators). Parker Square, 330 Parker Square, Flower Mound. 940-600-9651. www.timemachinecarshows.com

Nov. 30: Learn car safety seat tips

The Lewsiville Police Department will host a car safety seat inspection and installation 8:30-11 a.m. Nov. 30 at the Central Fire Station located at 188 N. Valley Parkway, Lewisville. Certified technicians will help parents with common problems, including ensuring the seat is installed correctly, a child is fastened in correctly and if the seat is the correct size for the child.

Dec. 4: Stroll into the holidays

The Old Town Holiday Stroll is a daylong family-friendly event in partnership with the Main & Mill Association. Activities include a pancake breakfast with Santa, selfies with Santa, the 23rd annual motorcycle toy run, winter carnival attractions, a Christmas parade that starts at noon, an elf scavenger hunt and a tree lighting ceremony. See the full schedule online. 8 a.m.-9 p.m. Free (admission). Old Town Lewisville, 150 W. Church St., Lewisville. https://tinyurl.com/3k4wtkvn

Dec. 10: Plan a date night

Wine Down with the Grinch is an adults-only event featuring music, adult beverages, hors d’oeuvres and a visit with the Grinch. Registration is required by Dec. 3. Space is limited. 6-8 p.m. $20 (Highland Village residents), $25 (nonresidents). Doubletree Ranch Park, 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village. https://tinyurl.com/3vfk5r6k

Dec. 11: Get into the Christmas spirit

Doubletree Ranch Park will be decorated with lights and lawn ornaments as it hosts Christmas at The Ranch. Activities include Santa’s workshop, a visit from Santa and his reindeer, and tubing down snow hills. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Doubletree Ranch Park, 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village. https://tinyurl.com/b39rwb2y

Dec. 12: Enjoy a holiday concert

The Bruce Robinson & Kelly Willis Holiday Shindig is an annual tradition for this country music couple. The concert is funded in part by the Texas Commission on the Arts. 7 p.m. $25-$35. Lewisville Grand Theater, 100 N. Charles St., Lewisville. 972-219-8446. www.lewisvillegrand.com
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