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

This family-friendly event features a trail through woods that contain some monsters and  spooky sounds.

This family-friendly event features a trail through woods that contain some monsters and spooky sounds.

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


By 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. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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