March 2010, Events in Grapevine, Texas

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Spring is around the corner, and with the longer days and improving weather, it’s time to come out of your winter hibernation and discover all that Grapevine has to offer. 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.



6th Annual Chocolate Fest – Chocolate Lovers Unite!

Chocolate3La Buena Vida Vineyards
416 E. College St.
March 12
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
$35 or $40 at the door

Palace Arts Center
March 13
300 S. Main St.
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
$14 or $15 at the door


You don’t want to miss this great opportunity to sample delicious chocolate treats, candy and desserts from area chocolatiers in support of Traveler’s Aid D/FW. And with the 6th Annual Chocolate Fest, you have two unique opportunities to do so.

First, enjoy the evening tasting event at La Buena Vida Vineyards-Grapevine on March 12. Your admission includes wine and chocolate tasting, live music and great hors d’oeuvres. You can also participate in a silent auction with unique items and memorabilia.

Next, enjoy the chocolate and art at the Palace Arts Center on March 13. Your admission includes your choice of ten chocolate samples from area chocolate merchants. Local artisans will be available with demonstrations and exhibits available for your viewing pleasure. And live music will add to the ambiance. Admission for children ages seven and under is $5 and includes three chocolate samples.


A Day Out With Thomas™ – Family Special!

DOWTGrapevineMarch 5, 6, 7, 12, 13 & 14
$18 per person

Springtime brings an event that is anticipated by kids of all ages when Thomas the Tank Engine™ pulls into North Texas. With Thomas and Friends, children enter a world of imagination through the tracks of a train and the words of a story. As children embark on an enchanting excursion with their engine friends, adventures quickly unfold. Parents and children enjoy a unique connection on each journey. Brought to you by the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, the Museum of American Railroads and HIT Entertainment™, the storybook engine chugs into Historic Downtown Grapevine.


The First Friday Film Series at the Palace

Magnificent SevenThe Magnificent Seven
March 5
7:30 p.m.
$7.50 or $5 with same day Grapevine receipt

Starring Yul Brynner, Charles Bronson & Steve McQueen

Terrorized by bandits, a small Mexican farming village must find a way to protect their people and their farms.  Farm men from the town are sent into the United States to find capable men to help them, and they come back with seven chosen fighters.  After being thrown out of town by the bandits, The Magnificent Seven decide they aren’t going to give up easily.  They come back to town to settle the score.



2010 Film Schedule

Victor/Victoria
April 2

The Graduate
May 7

Talk To Her
June 4

Fantasia
July 2

2001: A Space Odyssey
August 6


2010 Concert Schedule

Trace Bundy
April 9

Joseph Vincelli
April 30

Edith’s Follies IV
June 11



CowtownLIVE! At the Palace
Hot Club of Cowtown
March 12
7 p.m.
$15 and $20 reserved seating

The Live at the Palace concert series continues with this hot band, which as ascended from its beginnings in New York’s East Village to become the premier ambassador of hot jazz and Western swing. Their live show is absolutely breathtaking, and is a must-see event.



Spring Fling – Daily Excursion Trains!

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March 15 – 21
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
$20 Adults
$10 Children

Spring Break is a great time to bring the whole family for a ride on the train! Trains run daily all week long with fun and games on board.



Texas Pinball Festival
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Hilton DFW Lakes Conference Center
March 19, 20 & 21

Come join the fun at one of the largest games rooms in Texas. There will be over 200 pinball machines, classic video games and other game room memories for everyone to enjoy all weekend. Leave your quarters at home.

Bonus offer valid until March 10:
Purchase weekend passes in advance ($25/adult and $15/child) and receive a complimentary qualifying ticket into the Modern Pinball Tournament. Each qualifying ticket is valid for two games on a new Stern Big Buck Hunter pinball machine.




Grapevine Blacksmith Day

BlacksmithGrapevine Heritage Center
701 S. Main St.
March 20
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Free Admission

Over 40 blacksmiths will be on hand demonstrating their unique skills. Activities include a blacksmith forging competition, live horseshoeing, live artisan demonstrations and a silent auction. A variety of beautiful blacksmith art pieces will be available for purchase.  This one-of-a-kind event is free and open to the public.


Murder Mystery Train & Dinner

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March 27
$80 per person

Welcome aboard our Old West Murder Mystery Train.

You love it on TV, you engage in the books now its your turn to be the detective! Spend an evening complete with mystery and merriment as the Grapevine Vintage Railroad presents the Ole West Murder Mystery Train. Passengers will board the train to mystery at 6:30 p.m. at the Cotton Belt Depot, located at 705 S. Main St. in Grapevine and travel to the Fort Worth Stockyards. Upon arrival, guests will enjoy a hearty Texas barbeque buffet dinner and participate in a hilarious, side-splitting, 90-minute Western-themed show to discover whodunit! Once the suspense draws to a close, crime-solving rewards will be presented. A killer time awaits you in Grapevine! This show sells out quickly, so get your tickets now!



Grapevine Opry – At the Palace

March 6 – Lone Star State of Mind

March 13 – Legends – Marty Robbins

March 20 – Women of Country Music

March 26 – Gospel Country Showcase

March 27 – Legends – Buck Owens

All shows $15 & $10
7:30 p.m.

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.

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.
*Discounts are unavailable for special theme shows.


Grapevine Vintage Railroad
Puffy-9-06
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

The Grapevine Vintage Railroad travels along the historic Cotton Belt Route between Grapevine and the Fort Worth Stockyards. The railroad is serviced by two vintage locomotives which include “Puffy” the 1896 steam locomotive and oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, and a 1953 GP-7 diesel locomotive.  Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, and $18 for seniors.



Grapevine Convention Center

North Texas Woodcarvers
Saturday, March 6 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 7 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m
$3

The North Texas Woodcarvers Guild, was formed to promote the appreciation and art of woodcarving through  instruction, exhibitions,  demonstrations, and workshops.   Approximately 90 carvers compete  in their annual show, which this year is known as “Rhapsody in Wood”.  Come see the unique creations these carvers have created for this year’s event. For more information visit texaswoodcarversguild.com or ntxwoodcarvers.com.

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Metroplex Glass Show & Sale
Saturday, March 13 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, March 14 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
$6

This show includes 25 leading dealers selling American antique and collectible glassware, including elegant glass, depression glass, art glass, china, pottery and kitchen collectibles. All major companies and major patterns are represented. Come see why collectors have made this the largest and longest running show in North Texas.

For more information, visit dfwglass.com

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Just Between Friends
Friday, March 26 – 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Satuday, March 27 – 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, March 28 – 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.

This is the best way to clean out your children’s closets, find designer clothes at bargain basement prices and have fun at the same time. Come see the best “gently used” children’s clothing, baby equipment and furniture, maternity and nursery items, toys, books, videos and much more. If you volunteer to work this event, you also get the opportunity to be among the first shoppers at the event.

To learn more, visit JBFSale.com

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The Grapevine Convention Center is located at 1209 S. Main St. Parking at the Grapevine Convention Center is always free.  Prices for shows vary, visit
GrapevineConventionCenter.com for the most up-to-date information.







March 4-7 & 12-14
A Day Out With Thomas™
March 12 & 13, 2010
Chocolate Fest
April 10, 2010
Spring Into Nash
April 16 & 17, 2010
New Vintage Wine Trail & Jazz Wine Train
May 21, 22 & 23, 2010
Main Street Outdoor Adventure
May 28 – September 3, 2010
SummerBlast
July 4, 2010
Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza
September 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2010
GrapeFest®
October 9, 2010
Nash Farm Fall Round-up
October 16, 2010
Butterfly Flutterby
November and December
Christmas Capital of Texas®

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All Aboard for a Day Out with Thomas in Grapevine, Texas

Day Out with Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine™ at heritage railroads throughout the United States and Canada. Parents, grandparents and siblings join their aspiring engineers in the fun. The Day Out with Thomas experience will engineer miles of smiles for the whole family! The classic storybook engine chugs into Grapevine, Texas – March 5-7 and March 12-14, 2010.

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A list of homes for sale in Colleyville, Texas, MLS (as of 2/14/2010)

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90-Day Market Update – Colleyville, TX Real Estate. As of this report, there are currently 229 homes listed as active in the Colleyville, Texas, Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  That is 29 less homes available for sale in the Colleyville MLS compared to 90 days ago, a moderate 12 percent decrease.

View an easy to read list of all homes currently available for sale in the Colleyville, Texas, MLS (Multiple Listing Service) on our website, as of 2/14/2010. Click here to view a complete list of the 229 homes available for sale in Colleyville, Texas, MLS.

Narrow your search, click the price ranges below to view smaller groups of available in Colleyville, Tx:

Price Range # of Homes
$0 – 299,999 16
$300,000 – 399,999 36
$400,000 – 499,999 45
$500,000 – 599,999 34
$600,000 – 799,999 41
$800,000 – 100,000,000 57
All Listings 229

Brenda Magness Realty Group serves buyers and sellers of real estate in North Texas, including the cities of Grapevine, Southlake, Colleyville, Westlake and Keller.