Grand opening of Mustang Panther Stadium and 3 other things to do in Grapevine and Southlake this weekend, March 22-24

Several community events are scheduled for this weekend.



Friday, March 22

1. Tour the new stadium in Grapevine
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD hosts an event to unveil the newly renovated Mustang Panther Stadium. After the grand opening ceremony, guests can tours the stadium. Guests can also attend and view the boys’ and girls’ soccer games following the event. The ribbon-cutting ceremony begins at 5:30 p.m. The boys’ soccer game begins at 6:30 p.m., and the girls’ soccer game begins at 8 p.m. Free. Mustang Panther Stadium, 3051 Ira E. Woods Ave., Grapevine. 817-251-5200. www.gcisd-k12.org






Friday, March 22-Sunday, March 24

2. Attend a theater production in Grapevine
It is opening weekend for Runway Theatre’s production of “The Dixie Swim Club.” The plot revolves around five Southern women whose friendship began with their college swim team. Other showings will be available through April 7. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $17-$20. Runway Theatre, 215 N. Dooley St., Grapevine. 817-488-4842. www.runwaytheatre.com





Saturday, March 23

3. Take the kids to “Touch-A-Truck” in Grapevine
Children can get an up close look at a fire truck, police car, school bus and recycling truck at this event. The event also includes food trucks, face painting and photos with the Easter Bunny, which will appear inside the mall through April 20. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Grapevine Mills Mall parking lot 1D, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway, Grapevine. 972-724-4900. www.simon.com/mall/grapevine-mills






Saturday, March 23

4. Celebrate diversity in Southlake
Celebrate Southlake features a community dinner and showcases cultural traditions from different regions of the world. Food is available for purchase, and the event includes live performances and other activities. 5-9 p.m. Free (admission and activities). The Marq Southlake, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. 817-748-8919. www.cityofsouthlake.com


By Renee Yan
Renee Yan graduated May 2017 from the University of Texas in Arlington with a degree in journalism, joining Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in July.


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