7 things to do in the months of May and June in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake

The 35th annual Main Street Fest is a three-day festival that features craft beer from breweries across multiple states.

The 35th annual Main Street Fest is a three-day festival that features craft beer from breweries across multiple states.

Here are some of the events you can attend in mid-May and June.

Join a local book club - May 16

The Colleyville Public Library hosts an evening book club. The selection for May is “America for Beginners,” a novel written by Leah Franqui. The story follows protagonist Pival Sengupta as she journeys across America hoping to find the truth about her son. 7-8 p.m. Free. Colleyville Public Library, 110 Main St., Colleyville. 817-503-1150. www.colleyvillelibrary.com

Main Street Fest - May 17-19

The 35th annual Main Street Fest is a three-day festival that features craft beer from breweries across multiple states. As attendees enjoy beer, wine and food, they can see different musicians and bands perform. Visitors can also shop, play games and go on carnival rides. 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. (Sat.), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.) Free admission only on Fri. before 5 p.m., $5-$7 for general admission, $15-$20 for weekend pass. Main Street, Grapevine. 817-410-3185. www.grapevinetexasusa.com

Dive into the world of Christian Dior fashion - May 17

The Apex Arts League presents a showing of “Dior and I,” a documentary detailing how Belgian designer Raf Simons undertook the task of putting together his first high fashion show in eight weeks. Reservations are required. 6:30-8 p.m. Free admission. Southlake Town Hall, 1400 Main St., Southlake. 682-651-5026. www.apexartsleague.com

Attend a free outdoor concert in Southlake - May 18

The city of Southlake and the Arts Council Northeast put on a joint outdoor concert featuring the Southlake Community Band. The group includes more than 70 adult amateur musicians who perform regularly in the North Texas area. 7-8:30 p.m. Free. Southlake Town Square, 1400 Main St., Southlake. 817-748-8919. www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com

Enjoy a free movie night with family and friends - May 24

A showing of “Christopher Robin” will be playing at the Aria Amphitheater at The Marq Southlake. Movie fans can bring lawn chairs and blankets. Snacks will be available for attendees to enjoy. 8-10:30 p.m. Free. The Marq Southlake, 285 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. 817-748-8019. www.experiencesouthlaketexas.com

Take a train ride to Fort Worth on Memorial Day - May 27

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad takes riders from the Cotton Belt Depot to the Fort Worth Stockyards, where they can enjoy dining and shopping. The train departs from Grapevine at 1:15 p.m. and arrives in Fort Worth at about 2:35 p.m. The train then departs from Fort Worth at 4:15 p.m. and arrives in Grapevine at about 5:45 p.m. $18-$26 per person. Cotton Belt Depot in Grapevine, 705 S. Main St., Grapevine. 817-410-8136. www.grapevinetexasusa.com/grapevine-vintage-railroad

Experience the past - June 7

Nash Farm hosts a workshop in which participants can learn about how children in earlier years entertained themselves. Participants can play games and make clay marbles and other homemade toys at this event. 10 a.m.-noon. $3 per person. Nash Farm, 626 Ball St., Grapevine. 817-410-3558. www.grapevinetexasusa.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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