Your local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the month of September.


United Way hosts panel discussion, breakfast

United Way of Denton County hosts a campaign kickoff breakfast that features a panel discussion and community conversation about the needs of the community such as issues that affect children, veterans and people experiencing homelessness, and people affected by mental illness. 8 a.m. $25.

Lewisville ISD Administrative Center, 1565 W. Main St., Lewisville. 940-566-5851.


Flower Mound’s Doggie Dive features contests
The event features canine contests for best trick, farthest Frisbee jump, fastest canine swimming and best costume. Guests should arrive early so Flower Mound Animal Services can verify that all dogs’ rabies vaccines are current. 1-4:30 p.m. $5 (Community Activity Center members), $6 (nonmembers).

Community Activity Center, 1200 Gerault Road, Flower Mound. 972-874-6283.


Art and Wine Walk to be held in Castle Hills
The walk features area artist booths, and participating merchants offer free wine tasting at their stores. The first 100 people to register at the registration booth receive a free wine glass. A strolling violinist and caricature artists provide entertainment. Valid ID required. 6 p.m. Free.

Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza, King Arthur Boulevard, Lewisville. 972-899-7500.


King George performs at Highland Village park
This family-friendly event features a George Strait tribute performance by King George. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcomed. The concert begins at sunset at Doubletree Ranch Park. Concessions are available for purchase from The Flour Shop. The Splash Pad is available until 9 p.m. 7 p.m. Free.

Doubletree Ranch Park, 310 Highland Village Road, Highland Village. 972-317-7430.

Sept. 28-29

Lewisville’s Western Days Festival features music, gunfight reenactments
The annual festival features three stages of live music, arts and crafts vendors, gunfight reenactments, Native American singers and dancers, the World Tamale Eating Championship, mechanical bull rides and car shows. The event also features a cattle drive parade featuring 20-30 longhorns at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. 5-11:30 p.m. (Fri.), 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. (Sat.)

Old Town Lewisville, Main and Church streets. 972-219-3401.