Here's 10 things to do in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village in October

The city of Highland Village will host its 11th annual TXFallenPD Tribute Event to benefit the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation Oct. 19.

The city of Highland Village will host its 11th annual TXFallenPD Tribute Event to benefit the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation Oct. 19.



October 12


Check out Lewisville Fire Department open house


The Lewisville Fire Department will host an open house for the community. The event will include informative fire demonstrations, programs, viewing of a medical helicopter and rescue boat, a simulated vehicle rescue and more. There will also be kid-friendly activities, including a squirt house and performances by fire safety clowns. Free hot dogs, drinks and popcorn will be available.
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Free.
Central Fire Station.
972-219-3580.
www.cityoflewisville.com





October 12


Listen to music at a fall concert


The Voices of Flower Mound will host its fall concert, called The Serious Music Mash-Up, for the community. The concert will include both choral and orchestral arrangements. The Voices of Flower Mound is in its 13th year of hosting concerts annually in spring and fall. Advance tickets may be purchased online for a discounted price.
7-9 p.m.
$15 (adults) and $10 (seniors and students).
1401 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound.
214-215-0895.
www.VoicesOfFlowerMound.com





October 19


Go to a tribute event for fallen police officers


The city of Highland Village will host its 11th annual TXFallenPD Tribute Event to benefit the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation, which provides monetary assistance to families of Texas police officers who were killed in the line of duty. The event will include a 5K run, civilian and police bike races, a police obstacle course and live entertainment.
2:30-9 p.m.
Free (admission).
The Shops at Highland Village.
www.highlandvillage.org/777/TXFallenPD-Tribute-Event







October 19


Attend the best little brewfest in texas


Best Little Brewfest in Texas will be hosted in Old Town Lewisville. The all-day event is suitable for the whole family. Attendees will be able to try about 300 unique craft beers from more than 80 breweries and enjoy live entertainment. Proceeds from the event will benefit Cloud 9 Charities.


1:30-7:30 p.m.
$0-$65.
Old Town Lewisville.
www.bestlittlebrewfestintexas.com







October 24


Learn about gardening


Keep Lewisville Beautiful will host a two-hour class called “Birds, Bees and Butterflies: Gardening and Wildlife” for those looking to learn more about gardening. Daniel Cunningham of Keep Lewisville Beautiful and Texas Agrilife will teach attendees how to provide habitats in urban areas to attract bees, butterflies, songbirds and more.
2-4 p.m.
Free (RSVP required).
Medical City Lewisville Grand Theater, Classroom No. 1.
972-538-5949.  http://keeplewisvillebeautiful.org/rsvpmaker/garden-secrets-birds-bees-and-butterflies-gardening-for-wildlife-
2019-10-24/







October 26


Run a spooky 5K


The city of Lewisville will host its Spooktacular Trails Festival and Glow Run. The run will be on an off-road course with spooky surprises along the way. Those who participate in the glow run will receive a shirt, a medal and two glow-in-the-dark items. The festival will feature vendors and community organizations with booths and activities for families to enjoy. There will also be a kid-friendly haunted house, carnival games, face-painting and a hayride.
5-9 p.m.
Free (admission); $15-$30 (5K; depending on date of registration and choice of race).
Lone Star Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park, 1301 S. Railroad St., Lewisville.
www.playtri.com/all-races/spooktacular







October 26


Walk a not-so-spooky trail maze


Highland Shores Not-So-Spooky Trail & Maze will offer Halloween fun for families and children of all ages. The event will include a hay maze, games, opportunities to win prizes and trick-or-treating. Attendees are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes and will have the opportunity to get their portraits drawn by a caricature artist. Proceeds of the event will benefit the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County.
4:30-6:30 p.m.
$5 per child.
1 Community Center Blvd., Highland Village.  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/highland-shores-not-so-spooky-trail-maze-tickets-68495906099







October 26-27


Enjoy a K-Pop festival


K-Pop Together will be Lewisville’s first Korean pop music festival. It will be a two-day event filled with food, live music, family activities and more. Chic Angel and Weki Meki will headline the festival. Sat. 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.
Music City Mall Lewisville, 2401 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville. 469-359-1312.
www.facebook.com/hellokpoptogether







October 27


Bring the whole  family  to Winfest


Win Kids of Flower Mound will host its annual Winfest for the community. The Halloween festival will feature family activities, including trick-or-treating, games, chances to win prizes and more.
2-5 p.m.
Free; $5 (parking, per car).
Win Kids Sports & Learning Center.
972-355-9988.
www.winkids.net







October 27, 31


Go on the Gateway Ghost Tour


Gateway Ghost Tour will conduct a graveyard tour hosted by psychic medium Cindy Ross. Attendees will be guided through Smith Cemetery and told stories of local ghost encounters. Attendees are encouraged to bring flashlights.
Sat. 8 p.m., Wed. 7:30 p.m.
$35. Tickets available online.
328 Smith Road, Lewisville.
972-922-4675. www.gatewayghosttours.com




By Anna Herod
Anna Herod covers local government, education, business and the environment as the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. In the past, Anna served as the reporter for Community Impact's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle paper. Her bylines have appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Hays Free Press and The Burleson Star. She is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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