Plan your September with activities in Keller, Roanoke and Northeast Fort Worth


September 2

Explore Keller at night

The city of Keller invites families and pets to explore its trails at Keller Sports Park with its Night Hike event. Water bottles, bug spray, sunscreen and closed-toed shoes are encouraged for the event. Children under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult. 6-7 p.m. Free. Keller Sports Park, 265 Golden Triangle Blvd., Keller. 817-743-4050.

September 7

Dine and dance for dogs

Apollo Support & Rescue will hold its second annual Tails & Ties Gala. The event will include a meal, trunk show, exhibits, silent auctions, and dancing. 5-10 p.m. $100. The Bowden, 1775 Keller Parkway, Keller. 817-658-2059.

September 12

Network while golfing

The Greater Keller Chamber of Commerce event offers guests the ability to network while playing 18 holes of golf followed by lunch and an awards reception. 9 a.m. $175 (individual), $600 (team of four). Marriott Championship Circle Golf Course, 3300 Championship Parkway, Fort Worth. 817-431-2169.

September 14

Enjoy an evening run

Community Storehouse will host its 20th annual Run in the Dark featuring a 5K and 1-mile fun run. The event will also include a Party in the Park with children’s activities, food trucks and a live concert featuring the Jordan Nix Band. Awards will be given by gender and age group. 4:30 p.m. (registration and packet pickup), 5 p.m. (Party in the Park), 7 p.m. (fun run), 7:45 p.m. (5K), 8:30 p.m. (concert). $24-$40 (depending on age and if registering with team). Bluestem Park at Alliance Town Center, 3350 Amador Drive, Fort Worth. 817-431-3340.

September 26

Sip wine, shop

The third annual Sip N Shop will include drinks, appetizers, door prizes, raffles and shopping. The event, held by the Greater Keller Women’s Club, benefits local charities and scholarships. 5-9:30 p.m. $15 (general admission), $30 (VIP admission). The Bowden, 1775 Keller Parkway, Keller. 817-703-5479.

September 28

Commemorate a local nonprofit’s anniversary

Christ’s Haven for Children is celebrating its 65th anniversary with an open house and alumni reunion. The event will include tours of the nonprofit’s campus, a children’s play area, a bake sale and a luncheon with an awards presentation. Registration is required to attend. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Christ’s Haven for Children, 4200 Keller-Haslet Road, Fort Worth. 817-431-1544.

Race for brews

Race finishers at the third annual What’s On Tap 5K Walk/Run will receive a beer glass, two glasses of beer and a race T-shirt. Awards will also be given by gender and age. An after-party will be held at What’s on Tap, 201 Town Center Lane, Ste. 1107, Keller. 5-6:15 p.m. (packet pickup and registration), 6:30 p.m. (race), 7:15 p.m. (awards). $32. Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller. 214-502-9837.

Farmers markets

Roanoke Farmers Market

Saturdays, April-September

Roanoke Farmers Market offers products from local vendors, including fresh meats, tamales, salsas and more. During September, guests can also take part in free classes hosted by local business owners. Sessions include yoga and exercise, tap dancing and martial arts classes. 8 a.m.-noon. Free (admission). Austin Street Plaza, 221 N. Oak St., Roanoke. 817-491-2411.

Keller Farmers Market

Saturdays, May-November

Meat, baked goods, cheese, salsa, pasta, pickles, jellies and jams are among the goods offered by Texas-based vendors at the Keller Farmers Market. Guests can also enjoy live music and food trucks. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free (admission). Bear Creek Park, 400 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller. 682-593-3931.

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Korri Kezar
Korri Kezar graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2011 with a degree in journalism. She worked for Community Impact Newspaper's Round Rock-Pflugerville-Hutto edition for two years before moving to Dallas. Five years later, she returned to the company to launch Community Impact Newspaper's Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth edition, where she covers local government, development, transportation and a variety of other topics. She has also worked at the San Antonio Express-News, Austin-American Statesman and Dallas Business Journal.
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