Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of November and December in Lewisville, Highland Village or Flower Mound.
Cross Timbers artists present work at galleries
Unlike most art shows at galleries, the 17th annual Cross Timbers Artists’ Guild tour features live demonstrations and visitor access to the artists’ studios, as in the place where the “magic” happens. It presents a unique peek inside the artists’ personal creative spaces. Free.
Sat., November 10, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun., November 11, noon-5 p.m.
Tour held at various studios. 214-285-0084.
Keep Lewisville Beautiful hosts Trinity Trash Bash
Volunteers are needed to help cleanup creeks, streams, canals and shoreline in Lewisville. After the cleanup, guests can celebrate Texas Arbor Day by planting trees at Lake Park, and volunteers can enjoy a free on-site educational expo. All supplies are provided on-site to volunteers. Both on-site and off-site volunteer opportunities are available. Free.
November 10, 8 a.m.-noon.
Registration is required. 972-538-5949. http://keeplewisvillebeautiful.org/trinity-trash-bash/
Our Village Glows features light show, carriage rides
The event features the lighting of a 60-foot Christmas tree and light show themed “Let it Glow Holiday Show Spectacular,” which includes 245,300 LED tree lights synchronized to holiday music. The celebration also includes music, horse-drawn carriage rides and ornament making. Free.
November 17 at 5 p.m.
The Shops at Highland Village, 1701 Shoal Creek, Highland Village. 972-317-7430. www.highlandvillage.org
Shop boutique clothing, jewelry at Fall Fashion Fest
The new Lewisville festival showcases pop-up boutiques featuring clothing as well as home decor. Vendors offer health and beauty items and specialty items catering to the fashion or wine industries. The event includes live music, children’s activities and possibly a wine walk designed to benefit a local charity. Free.
November 17. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Old Town Lewisville, Main Street, Lewisville. 972-219-3695. www.cityoflewisville.com
Castle Hills Turkey Trot features 5K run/walk
The neighborhood 5K run/walk benefits the Riverstone Ministry Outreach Program and local charities. Past proceeds have fed the hungry, clothed the poor, housed orphans, and provided homes for the homeless.
November 22, 8-11 a.m. Registration fees vary by age and date signed up.
Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza, 2520 King Arthur Blvd., Lewisville. 214-707-1519.
Celebrate the holidays in Castle Hills with Santa
Castle Hill’s Holiday in the Plaza features photo opportunities with Santa Claus and his sleigh, live reindeer, toy soldier drummer boys, stilt walkers, elf face painters, balloon artists, Mrs. Claus Story Time, a petting zoo, a trackless train, games and inflatables. See Santa light the 60-foot tree after sunset. Free. 4-7 p.m.
Castle Hills Village Shops & Plaza, 2520 King Arthur Blvd., Lewisville. 972-410-6500. www.castlehillsvillageshops.com
Old Town Lewisville to host Christmas parade
The Christmas Parade returns to Old Town Lewisville at noon. Prior to the parade is the Motorcycle Toy Run and the Lewisville Rotary pancake breakfast. After the parade, enjoy shopping and crafts in Old Town Lewisville, midway attractions, community dance groups, live music and the Lewisville Lights tree-lighting ceremony. The event concludes with a holiday movie. Free
December 1, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
Main and Church Streets, Lewisville.