Here are some events taking place in Grapevine and Southlake this Thanksgiving weekend.
Friday, Nov. 23
1. Photo opportunity with Santa offered at the mall
Children and their families can experience the joy of the holiday season with a visit to the Simon Santa Photo Experience at Grapevine Mills. Children can whisper wishes and capture photo memories with Santa.
7 a.m.-9 p.m. daily. Prices vary. Center Court of Santa’s World of Wishes at Grapevine Mills, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine. 972-724-4910. www.simon.com/mall/grapevine-mills
Friday, Nov. 23
2. Get ready to shop on Black Friday
Some local stores, such as Grapevine’s British Emporium, are offering special discounts for Black Friday customers. The British Emporium is offering free goodie bags filled with British treats to the first 100 customers to spend $10 or more.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. $10. 140 N. Main St., Grapevine. 817-421-2311. www.british-emporium.com
Friday, Nov. 23-Sunday, Nov. 25
3. Toys for Tots to collect donations
Over the weekend Altitude Trampoline Park attendees are encouraged to donate a toy to the Toys for Tots toy drive. Toys should be new and unwrapped and appropriate for children ages 2-12.
11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free. Altitude Trampoline Park, 3530 Grapevine Mills Blvd., Grapevine. 972-691-5867. www.altitudegrapevine.com
Friday, Nov. 23-Saturday, Nov. 24
4. Live music at Southlake’s Taverna Rossa
Taverna Rossa in Southlake provides live music entertainment this weekend. Manny and the Gringoderos perform Friday, and the Wanda King Band performs Saturday. Guests can enjoy the restaurant’s pizza, pasta, craft beer and whiskey selections.
9:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Free admission, food and drink for purchase. Taverna Rossa, 1151 E. Southlake Blvd., Ste. 300, Southlake. 817-809-4533. www.tavernarossa.com
5. Goat yoga with classic rock
Grapevine On Tap is hosting a yoga session where people can exercise with goats while listening to music from Queen. Yogis should wear appropriate clothing and bring a mat, water bottle and towel. After yoga participants can enjoy a free beer and play with the animals. The event also benefits Here’s Your Reminder, an area nonprofit.
10 a.m.-noon. $25-$35. Grapevine Craft Brewery, 906 Jean St., Grapevine.