Here is your ultimate local guide of things to do in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake, from August 3-5.


1. Aug. 3-Aug. 5
AKS hosts Gem Show
The AKS Gem Show is open to the public, and features wholesale fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, beads, beading supplies, gold, silver, charms, gemstones and more. Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 entry fee. Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main Street, Grapevine. 504-265-8830. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/aks-gem-show/20969/






2. Aug. 3
HarborChase hosts beer tasting
HarborChase in Southlake will hold live entertainment while serving beer flights including samples of local and international favorites, beer cheese dips, beer battered appetizers and a variety of beer-inspired snacks. 4-5 p.m. HarborChase of Southlake, 700 E SH 114, Southlake. 682-305-7022. www.harborchase.com





3. Aug. 3-4
Palace theatre shows vintage movies
The Grapevine Palace theatre is showing classic movies throughout August, and this weekend’s movies include “The Princess Bride” on Friday at 7:30 p.m., and “Father of the Bride” on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. $6. Grapevine’s Historic Palace Theatre, 300 S. Main St., Grapevine. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/palace-theatre/movies





4. Aug. 4
Back to school photos in the park
Images by Bessy is offering back to school photoshoots. Each session is 30 minutes, and each family will receive 10 retouched digital images, print release a take home gift. 9-11 a.m. Attendees must RSVP. $75 (for three children of same family, additional $10 per extra child). McPherson Park, 240 W. McDonwell School Road, Colleyville. 703.772.5481. www.imagesbybessy.com