February Events in Grapevine Texas

January 28, 2009

Grapevine is the premier leisure destination in North Texas. With extraordinary hotels, a variety of stores for great shopping, an abundance of restaurants, attractions for everyone in the family and a one-of-a-kind urban wine trail, a weekend in Grapevine is a wonderful experience. To culminate your escape, choose one of the incredible weekend packages available from the hotels and resorts in Grapevine.

2009 Heritage Jubilee

Hollywood Glitz Comes to Historic Grapevine
February 6, 2009
6:30 p.m.
Historic Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.

Lights — camera — action! If you’re looking for an exclusive party riddled with celebrities, Grapevine has just the thing! Join us for old Hollywood glamour at the Fifth Annual Grapevine Heritage Jubilee. Attire for the evening is “Grapevine Glitz” (also described as snappy casual). Prepare to be star struck as you rub shoulders with the legendary Bob Eubanks…and later that evening, Mr. Eubanks will host the ever-popular Newlywed Game Show from the ’70s. You will also have the opportunity to mingle with impersonators John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, and other Hollywood starlets! Tickets are $75 per person.


Grapevine Vintage Railroad
701 S. Main St.

Sweetheart Express
February 13 & 14, 2009
6:00 p.m. – 11:45 p.m.
Spend a one-of-a-kind Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart in Grapevine. Join other romantic couples on board the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s Sweetheart Express. Tickets are $80 per person.

Regular Train Service Resumes
February 15, 2009
1:00 p.m.
The Grapevine Vintage Railroad runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. Passengers enjoy riding in authentic 1920s and 1930s Victorian – style coaches as they take a step back in time and experience train travel as it was in the glory days of the expanding West. Pull into the Fort Worth Stockyards Station and you’ll be right in the middle of the Stockyards National Historic District where the Old West comes alive. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children and $18 for seniors.


Grapevine Valentine Wine Trail
416 E. College St.

2nd Annual Valentine Wine Trail
February 14 & 15, 2009
11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

With all the things to worry about in this New Year, show your loved one you have it all under control. Your memorable day begins at La Buena Vida Vineyards, where you will receive a premium bottle of wine, a large crystal glass to trail with, a map, some interactive activities for you and yours, and a self guided adventure through the romantic and historical town of Grapevine. Photo opportunities, delicious wine, delectable food, shopping, and wonderful company abound with every step.

Tickets are $45 before 2/13/09 and $50 at the door on both days.


The Sound of Texas Music Series and Live Variety Shows
Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.

Monte Montgomery and Band
February 13, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Renowned for his electric acoustic guitar performances, Montgomery has been called “one of the top 50 all – time greatest guitarists.” PBS – TV show Austin City Limits said it best, “Monte Montgomery blows people away.” Currently one of the hottest draws on the talent – packed Austin music scene, his energetic performances are legendary. Opening Band: Rahim Quazi

Paul Slavens and His Texclectic Band
February 20, 2009
7:30 p.m.
From the fertile North Texas jazz scene, an evening at a Paul Slavens show is a one-of-a-kind event. Possessing a unique skill for making something out of nothing, Mr. Slavens takes song title suggestions from the audience and turns them into full-blown compositions while the audience watches, listens and laughs. Don’t miss it!

Tickets are $15 or $20 per person, depending on seating.

Coming in March…

Tuscany Feelings
March 22, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Enjoy a live performance by Francesco Attesti and Annika Kaschenz, sponsored by the Grapevine Rotarians.  Tickets are $25 and will be on sale soon.


Grapevine Opry – In the Palace Theatre
300 S. Main St.

The Outlaw Waylon Jennings
February 7, 2009
Featuring our reigning Horizon Award winner Todd Brewer

Duets & Love Songs
February 14, 2009

Gettin’ all mushy with your better half on Valentine’s Day with a show filled with romantic songs.

Swingin’ West
February 21, 2009
Featuring Texas & Western Swing by Larry Reed

Gospel Country Showcase
February 27, 2009

*Legends – Johnny Cash & the Tennessee Two
February 28, 2009
Featuring the music of the “Man In Black”

The Grapevine Opry, Texas’ premier country music variety showcase performs at 7:30 p.m. every Saturday night – special theme shows every month. Gospel Showcase every fourth Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under.
* Discounts are unavailable for special theme shows (denoted by an asterisk).
Discount rates are available for groups of 25 or more if paid in advance. Reservations are required for most shows. All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card. Any cancellations must be made within 24 hours of show time.
Call 817-481-8733 for complete details.


Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.

Texas Teddy Bear Show
February 7, 2009
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Pat Moore Productions, featuring Jazz and Cowboy themed Teddy Bears.
Admission:
$6 Adults
$1 for children under 12.

Divine Consign Children’s Consignment Show
February 22 & 23, 2009
Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Monday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Divine Consign, the Dallas Metroplex’s favorite twice-yearly consignment sale specializing in the highest quality gently worn children’s, junior’s and maternity clothing, toys, books, games, DVDs, baby equipment (strollers, exersaucers, etc.) and baby and children’s furniture. For more information go to their Web site: Divineconsign.net









February 13 & 14, 2009
Sweetheart Express >>
March 13 & 14, 2009
ChocolateFest >>
April 4, 2009
Spring Into Nash Farm >>
April 17 & 18, 2009
New Vintage Wine Trail & Jazz Wine Train >>
May 15, 16 & 17, 2009
Main Street Days Festival >>
July 4, 2009
Fourth of July Fireworks >>
July 24, 25 & 26, 2009
Monty Python Madness >>
September 17, 18 19 & 20, 2009
GrapeFest! >>
October 10, 2009
Nash Farm Fall Roundup>>
October 17, 2009
Butterfly Flutterby >>
November and December
Christmas Capital of Texas >>

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5 Reasons to Buy A Home In North Texas

There are a lot of reasons to buy a home right now in Southlake, Grapevine, Colleyville, Keller and other surrounding North Texas communities.  These are five (5) our team agrees, really stand out.

1- Get more house for your money
Your dollar goes further in North Texas, whether you choose a preowned home or build from the ground up.

2- Location. Location. Location.
No matter where you work or want to live, you’ll find brand new homes in great locations across North Texas. Near lakes, near the airport, near work centers and schools.

3- Strong local economy and good job growth
You can feel confident that the North Texas area will continue to grow. Its location in the center of the country along with Texas’ pro-business, entrepreneurial attitude will keep Dallas/Fort Worth as the one of the top growth markets in the country.

4- Stable Home Prices
Home prices in the Dallas/Fort Worth area have maintained slow, steady growth so values should continue to increase.

5- Quality Construction and the latest design in new and pre-owned homes
North Texas home builders are at the forefront of new home design trends and feature exceptional quality finishes and construction compared to many parts of the country.

Click below for a complete list of homes available in:
Southlake, Texas
Colleyville, Texas
Grapevine, Texas
Keller, Texas

If you would like to search for homes for sale in the DFW metroplex, please use our free MLS search tool.

Southlake Texas Real Estate Report 2008, Comparison to 2007

Southlake Texas Real Estate Report, 2008. The following information is based upon 2008 and 2007 NTREIS (North Texas Real Estate Inforamtion Systems) MLS activity data for Southlake, Texas.

Number of Homes Sold
2008 – 485 (-19%)
2007 – 600

Average Sale Price
2008 – $635,000 (+3%)
2007 – $617,000

Average DOM (Days on Market)
2008 – 78 (+7 Days)
2007 – 71

Southlake finished the year with a moderate decrease in number of homes sold. While the average sale price for a home increased slightly, it took about one week longer to sell the home.

For a local market analysis of homes in your neighborhood, click here to request our FREE Market Snapshot.

Our Sold Real Estate Listings, Map View

The following map displays homes sold in the last 12 months by Brenda Magness, Brenda Blaser and Pam Yoakum Realty Group. Click on each individual home icon to view additional details about the sale. 

Magness, Blaser and Yoakum Realty Group sells real estate in Southlake, Colleyville, Grapevine, Westlake, Keller and Surrounding communities in the North Texas area.

Our Current Real Estate Listings, Map View

The following map displays all homes currently listed for sale by Brenda Magness, Brenda Blaser and Pam Yoakum Realty Group.  Click on each individual home icon to view additional details about the property for sale. 

Magness, Blaser and Yoakum Realty Group sells homes in Southlake, Colleyville, Grapevine, Westlake, Keller and Surrounding communities in the North Texas area.

 

Grapevine Texas Real Estate Report, 2008

The following information is based upon 2008 and 2007 MLS activity data for Grapevine, Texas.  

Number of Homes Sold  
2008 – 486 (-13%)
2007 – 559

Average Sale Price
2008 – $247,600 (+3.1%)
2007 – $240,100

Average DOM (Days on Market)
2008 – 51 (+7 Days)
2007 – 44

Grapevine finished the year with a small decrease in number of homes sold.   While the average sale price for a home increased slightly, it took about a week longer to sell.

For a local market analysis of homes in your neighborhood, click here to request our FREE Market Snapshot.

Our ActiveRain Membership Gets Your Listing Viewed By Real Estate Agents From Around The World

SOUTHLAKE, Texas.  The following report shows visitor traffic received by some of our home listing web pages on ActiveRain, in the last few quarters of 2008.  Active rain is a social networking site for real estate professionals, people who work with buyers and sellers of real estate from communities all around the United States and the world.

Date Title Views Clicks
12/10/2008 SOLD!!! Stunning View From Private Backyard 181 40
09/30/2008 Ranch Home on 21 + Acres, Located in Ponder, Texas 435 96
09/30/2008 Gorgeous Custom Home, Princeton Park, Southlake Texas 449 103
08/27/2008 SOLD!!! STERLING DRIVE Colleyville, Texas 609 142
08/27/2008 3904 GRANTSVILLE DRIVE – Fort Worth, Texas 566 89
08/21/2008 210 CLEAR FORK TRAIL – RHOME, Texas 602 92
08/21/2008 SOLD!!! Beekman Drive Fort Worth/Keller, Texas 638 141
08/14/2008 12020 Vista Ranch Way – Located in Fort Worth Texas 596 89
08/03/2008 SOLD!!! Tanglewood Court – Beautiful. North Richland Hills 541 124
08/03/2008 SOLD!!! Maplewood Trail – Colleyville,Texas 442 104
08/03/2008 SOLD Old York Drive – Open Floorplan, Keller, Texas 420 84
08/03/2008 SOLD!!! Lance Leaf Drive – Located in Keller, Texas 356 113
08/03/2008 700 Jonathan Drive – Great Floor Plan. Euless, Texas 302 74
07/19/2008 Country Home In The Middle Of The City! Colleyville 350 85
07/19/2008 Wonderful Family Home-Wooded, Grapevine, Texas -SOLD 327 88
07/19/2008 Mineral Springs Court – Located in Plano, Texas – SOLD 358 121
06/16/2008 SHELBURNE ROAD – Great Floor Plan, Keller, Texas 454 145
06/16/2008 SOLD!!! OLIVER DRIVE – Double Tiered Yard! Fort Worth 417 135
06/16/2008 PADRE COURT North Texas Home on Corner Lot, Keller ISD 412 132
06/16/2008 DORCHESTER COURT – Single Story, Flower Mound- 450 161

Magness, Blaser and Yoakum Realty Group are proud members of the ActiveRain Real Estate Network, the largest and most active social network in the real estate space. View our AR profile by visiting http://activerain.com/mbyrealtygroup

ActiveRain Real Estate

January Events in Grapevine, Texas.

January 6, 2009

Grapevine is the premier leisure destination in North Texas. With extraordinary hotels, a variety of stores for great shopping, an abundance of restaurants, attractions for everyone in the family and a one-of-a-kind urban wine trail, a weekend in Grapevine is a wonderful experience. To culminate your escape, choose one of the incredible weekend packages available from the hotels and resorts in Grapevine.

The Sound of Texas Music Series and Live Variety Shows

Melange Musical with Special Guest Dr. Carol Reynolds
January 9, 2009
7:30 p.m.
Melange Musical is a Grapevine – based ensemble comprised of professional musicians with extensive experience performing with orchestras throughout the United States. Co – founders Susan Hilliard and Iris Messinger strive to create ensembles whose skills are superior but whose performances are accessible to the general public.

Kids Who Care present “Deep in the Heart”
January 16, 2009
9:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
“Deep in the Heart” is back by popular demand! The Kids Who Care original live musical production celebrates all things Texas! One of the premier children’s theater companies in Texas, Kid Who Care performances are appropriate for all ages.

Zack King Band
January 30, 2009
7:30 p.m.
One of the most sought-after acts in the Southwest, yet so local they hang out right here on Main Street. The Zack King Band will be bring their fresh take on rock, pop and blues to the Palace Theatre stage for the first time. The three member band knows how to rock.


Grapevine Opry – In the Palace Theatre

*The Life & Times of Elvis Presley
January 10, 2009
Celebrating the birthday of the king of rock ‘n’ roll with a synopsis of his incredible recording career (tickets for this show are $20.00)

Artist Spotlight:  Kelly Zieminski Whisenant
January 17, 2009

Taking a break from her road trips with Neil Sedaka, Kelly comes home to entertain.

Gospel Country Showcase
January 23, 2009

Artist Spotlight: Casey Rivers
January 24, 2009
This Nashville Star runner-up unveils his new CD.


January 31, 2009
Songs of the Queen of Country

One of the premier live county music shows in the nation, the Grapevine Opry has established a tradition of excellence seldom equaled for this type show in the country music industry. With one of the most acclaimed house bands in the Southwest, the high energy, spontaneous format of every show perfectly compliments the truly great music for which the venue is known.
The Grapevine Opry, Texas’ Premier Country Music Variety Showcase 7:30 PM every Saturday night – special theme shows every month. Gospel Showcase every fourth Friday at 7:30 PM.
Ticket are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under.
Discounts are unavailable for special theme shows (denoted by an asterisk).
Discount rates are available for groups of 25 or more if paid in advance. Reservations are required for most shows. All reservations must be guaranteed with a valid credit card. Any cancellations must be made with in 24 hours of show time. Call 817-481-8733 for complete details.


Miss & Teen Grapevine Pageant

January 18, 2009
5:30 p.m.
Palace Theatre
Historic Downtown Grapevine
Tickets: $10 in advance/$15 at the door.
Hosted by Tara Watson, Miss Texas 2000 Event will include talent, formal wear and swim wear competitions, plus much more!
The Miss and Teen Grapevine Pageant are local preliminaries of the Miss and Teen America Pageants.
For tickets or event information, call 214-923-0871 or visit us at www.MissGrapevine.org
Are You Ready for the Spotlight?


Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.

Heirloom Productions
January 10 – 11, 2009
Heirloom Productions – Rubber Stamp Festival
January 10, 2008 10am – 5pm
January 11, 2008 11am – 4pm
Admission:
$6 Advance
$8 At Door
www.heirloompro.com

Morning Star Expo Pet Show
January 17 – 18, 2009
Buy, sell and trade birds, puppies, cages, toys, reptiles, supplies, and much more at the Morning Star Expo pet show at the Grapevine Convention Center.
Saturday, 9am – 5pm
Sunday, 9am – 5pm
Admission $4 Children 6 and under FREE
For More Information:
www.birdsand pets.com
Fairs@birdsandpets.com
337.725.6365
214.244.0350

Boy Scout Trade-O-Ree

January 23 – 24, 2009
Buy, trade, and sell Boy Scout Memorabilia at the 31st Annual National Trade-O-Ree and 6th ISCA National Convention held at the Grapevine Convention Center
January 23 – 12pm – 11pm
January 24 – 9am – 11 pm
Admission $5
For More Information:
214.770.3574









February 13 & 14, 2009
Sweetheart Express >>
March 13 & 14, 2009
ChocolateFest >>
April 11, 2009
Spring Into Nash Farm >>
April 17 & 18, 2009
New Vintage Wine Trail & Jazz Wine Train >>
May 15, 16 & 17, 2009
Main Street Days Festival >>
July 4, 2009
Fourth of July Fireworks >>
July 24, 25 & 26, 2009
Monty Python Madness >>
September 17, 18 19 & 20, 2009
GrapeFest! >>
October 10, 2009
Nash Farm Fall Roundup>>
October 17, 2009
Butterfly Flutterby >>
November and December
Christmas Capital of Texas >>

www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com |   1-800-457-6338  © Grapevine Convention & Visitors Bureau