GRACE gala and Oktoberfest: A guide of things to do in September and October


Here is your local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of September and October.

Coming up

Sept. 14-16  | Colleyville Lions Club Hole-in-One Shootout

Sept. 22  | Monarch Butterfly Festival

Sept. 22  | Southlake Centennial Lion’s Club Charity Car & Bike Show

Sept. 13-16

Grapefest celebration has wines, food, grape stomp

This annual festival features wines, food, carnival rides and a grape stomp.
Times vary
Free (age 5 and younger), $5 (ages 6-12 and age 62 and older), $8 (ages 13- 61), $18 (full weekend pass)
Main Street, Grapevine

Sept. 22-Oct. 7

Visit Jurassic Gardens

Guests can learn, dig and explore at this interactive walk-through exhibit to learn about various dinosaur species that once roamed this area.
1-7 p.m. (Mon. and Thu.), 1-5 p.m. (Fri.), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sat. and Sun.)
Grapevine Botanical Gardens, 411 Ball St., Grapevine

Oct. 5-7

Southlake does Germany at 17th annual Oktoberfest

This event features live entertainment, German food and beer, a family fun zone and best-dressed contests.
5-11 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-11 p.m. (Sat.), noon-5 p.m. (Sun.)
Southlake Town Square, Southlake

Oct. 6

GRACE raises funds with annual gala

The charity event for GRACE features auctions, food and wine.
5:30 p.m. (silent auction begins), 6 p.m. (ballroom doors open).
$350 (individual ticket)
Gaylord Texan Resort, 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine

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Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. Now she's in Tarrant County, mostly, and has been an Impacter since 2017 as the editor of the Grapevine/Colleyville/Southlake edition.
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