A job fair and Halloween events: A guide of things to do in October and November

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Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of October and November.

Quick takes

Oct. 19—Nash Farm Barn Dance
www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/nash-farm-barn-dance/20737

Oct. 20—Butterfly Flutterby
www.grapevinetexasusa.com/events/butterfly-flutterby

Oct. 21—Firebird family concertwww.apexartsleague.com

OCT. 20 – Haunted Halloween trail arrives in Colleyville

This family-friendly event features a trail through woods that contain some monsters and  spooky sounds. 6 p.m. $3. Colleyville Nature Center, 100 Mill Wood Drive, Colleyville.
817-503-1000.
www.colleyville.com/residents/special-events

Oct. 26-27 – Grapevine’s creepiest carnival comes to town

Attendees participate in carnival games and explore a haunted trail at The Grapeyard. 6-11 p.m. $2 (residents), $5 (nonresidents). Oak Grove Park, 1299 Oak Grove Loop North, Grapevine.
817-410-3450.
www.gograpevine.com/event/grapeyard-grapevine-texas

Oct. 27 – Share spooky stories at Bewitched by the Barn

Nash Farm shares popcorn, cider and spooky stories. Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights, chairs and blankets. 7-9 p.m. Free. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine.
817-410-3185.
www.grapevinetexasusa.com/event/bewitched-by-the-barn/20739

Oct. 28 – Monsters show up at city of Southlake event

The annual Monster Mash event will feature a costume parade and trick-or-treating. 2-5 p.m. Free. The Marq, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake.
817-748-8919.
www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com/400/monster-mash

Oct. 31 – Help wanted at North Texas Regional Job Fair

Hosted by the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, various employers  will be at the job fair accepting applications. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Grapevine Convention Center, 1209 S. Main St., Grapevine.
817-481-1522.
www.grapevinechamber.org/events/grapevine-job-fair

Nov. 3 – Candlelight Tour of Homes to give glimpse of history

This Grapevine event showcases historic homes. The tours are self-guided with docents to answer any questions. 4-7 p.m. $15. Ted R. Ware Plaza, 206 W. Hudgins St., Grapevine.
800-457-6338.
www.grapevinetexasusa.com/events/candlelight-tour-homes

Nov. 11 – ‘Hansel and Gretel’ opera to entertain audiences

The Fort Worth Opera presents a new opera of the classic fairy tale “Hansel and Gretel.” 2 p.m.  $15 (APEX Arts League members and seniors), $20 (general admission.) The Marq, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake.
817-731-0726.
www.fwopera.org/hansel-and-gretel

Find more or submit Grapevine, Colleyville or Southlake events at communityimpact.com/gcs-calendar.

Event organizers can submit local events online to be considered for the print edition. Submitting details for consideration does not guarantee publication.

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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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