August 2010, Events in Grapevine, Texas


There’s still plenty of summertime left in Grapevine, the premier leisure destination in North Texas. And there’s plenty of ways to stay cool all month long – whether it’s taking in a classic movie at the well air-conditioned Palace Theatre, experiencing the fun at the Gaylord Texan’s SummerFest, sliding down the water slides at the Great Wolf Lodge or indulging in an afternoon treat at one of Grapevine’s great ice cream or frozen yogurt stores! And remember, you can end your summer with a bang with a spectacular fireworks show every Friday night. You can stay close to home this summer with a Grapevine Staycation!

SummerBlast FireworksSummerblast Fridays through September 3
Over Lake Grapevine
9:30 p.m.

There is still time to catch Friday Fireworks! The skies overlooking Grapevine will be filled with a glowing array of fantastic colors as the city presents a fireworks spectacular every Friday night. Ideal viewing spots are available at the rooftop of the Gaylord Texan’s parking garage, from the Glass Cactus and along the shores of Lake Grapevine, including the lakeside parks.

SummerFest at Gaylord TexanTX SummerFest BannerThrough September 6
1501 Gaylord Trail

Have you ever WONDERED if things really are bigger in Texas? Just ask Alice… Embark on an unforgettable, magical getaway experience for the entire family. Gaylord Texan’s SummerFest Wonderland Adventure brings to life author Lewis Carroll’s original vision of the magical place called Wonderland. Guests will enjoy fun-filled exhibits, performances and games for both the young and the young at heart!

The First Friday Film Series at the Palace

2001A2001: A Space Odyssey
300 S. Main St.
August 6
7:30 p.m.
$7.50 or $5 with same-day Grapevine receipt
Starring: Keir Dullea, Gary Lockwood & William Sylvester. Rated G

When a large black monolith is found beneath the surface of the moon, the reaction immediately is that it was intentionally buried.  When the point of origin is confirmed as Jupiter, an expedition is sent in hopes of finding the source.  When Dr. David Bowman discovers faults in the expeditionary space craft’s communications system, he discovers more than he ever wanted to know.

Upcoming Film Schedule:


Toy Story

September 3

The Big Lebowski
October 1

Back to the Future
November 5


Schindler’s List
January 7

Annie Hall

February 4

Cat Ballou
March 4

The Wizard of Oz
April 1

May 6

Summer Movie Series at the Palace Theatre
300 S. Main St.
7:30 p.m.
$5 each

August 9 – The Doctor – Rated PG-13
August 13 – Lonesome Dove – Rated G
August 15 – The Rescuers – Rated G
August 16 – Blue Hawaii – Rated PG
August 20 – Bringing Up Baby – Rated G

Cool off in the historic Palace Theatre for the Summer Movies Series.

Tickets are available at the Palace box office one hour before showtime.

Nash Farm

NashFrontAfterAfternoons at the Farm
626 Ball St.
August 19
12 p.m. – 2 p.m.

The farm is open to the public for an afternoon on the farm! Come visit the farm and chat with chickens, dig in the dirt, take a hay wagon ride and tour the tools.  Free to the public.

Grapevine Wine Tours

11:30 a.m. & 5 p.m.

Board the Grapevine Wine Tour, Grapevine’s newest attraction, for a wine-tasting experience you won’t soon forget. You’ll sample vintages from three of Grapevine’s acclaimed wineries, each with its own history and charm. Transportation between tasting rooms is provided, while your guide recounts the history of wine-making in North Texas. Lunch and dinner tours are offered on most days. Winery tasting room itineraries are rotated daily.

To make reservations, or for more information, call 817.WINE.TOUR (817.946.3868) or visit

Grapevine Vintage RailroadPuffy-9-06
705 S. Main St.
Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Great Train Robberies
Saturdays & Sundays through September 5

Hubba Bubba Bubble Train
August 14
Each child will receive a free bubble-maker kit. Bubbles will flow as the train heads down the track! Bubbles available while supplies last. It’s great fun for the whole family.

Name that Locomotive Thursdays
Ride the train on Thursdays and give us your input to name the 1953 GP-7 diesel engine.  Each Thursday, riders will submit their favorite name for the day.  Follow us on Twitter to catch the new name each Friday morning and visit to vote for your favorite.

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 Market
Liberty Park
200 Block of S. Main St.
Thursdays & Saturdays
Through October 16
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come to Grapevine and experience open-air, European-style shopping in Historic Downtown Grapevine, featuring the finest in handmade jewelry, home décor, antiques and a whole lot more.

Grapevine Farmers Market
Gazebo Area, 325 S. Main St.
Thursday – Saturday
Through October 30
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Locally grown and other Texas produce for sale: cantaloupe, squash, vidalia sweet onions, green beans, baby new potatoes, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries, local honey, peppers, watermelon, shelled peas and beans, bing cherries, peaches, nectarines, and vine ripe tomatoes.

Grapevine Opry – At the PalaceAugust 7 – Elvis Day

August 14 – Country Music Showcase

August 21 – Give it to me Strait

August 27 – Gospel Country Showcase

August 28 – Country Music Showcase

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

The premier live country music show in Texas, the Grapevine Opry has established a tradition of excellence seldom equaled for this type of 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 complements the truly great music for which the Palace is known.

Discount rates are available for groups of 25 or more when 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 Convention Center

Summer Gem, Jewelry & Bead Show
August 13 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
August 14 – 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
August 15 – 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

AKS’s 3rd Grapevine Gem, Jewelry, & Bead Show is open to the public. Wholesalers are welcome. Admission is only $5 for the entire weekend.

Over 30 exhibitors selling: fine jewelry, beads, silver jewelry, gemstones, minerals, fashion jewelry, designer cabochons, and more.

The Arlington Gem & Mineral Club will be offering classes and demonstrations including silversmith work, faceting gemstones, filigree work, fused glass work, chain-making, wire-wrapping (possibly some pierce work) as well as beading classes.  Beading classes will be offered on Saturday August 14 at 1:30 p.m.


Isis & the Star Dancers
August 19 – 7 p.m.
August 20 – 7 p.m.
August 21 – 7 p.m.
August 22 – 6 p.m.

Yaa Halla Y’all 2010 – 10th anniversary!!  Four days & nights of exciting middle eastern dance, drum & music seminars, plus fabulous shows & shopping!

Isis and the Star Dancers is a wonderful group of Middle Eastern (bellydance) and Polynesian (hula) dancers based in Dallas\Ft. Worth, Texas.

For more information call 888-918-4747 or 817-498-7703.

Metroplex Glass Show & Sale

August 28 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
August 29 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Twenty five leading dealers will be selling American antique and collectible glassware including elegant glass, depression glass, art glass, as well as china, pottery and kitchen collectibles.  All major companies and all major patterns represented.  The Metroplex Glass Show has now added collectible items of the period that not only complement but enhance your collection.  Come see why collectors have made this the largest and longest running show in North Texas!  Admission $6, but visitors to the website can receive a discount ticket.


May 28 – September 6, 2010
September 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2010
October 9, 2010
Nash Farm Fall Round-Up!
October 16, 2010
Butterfly Flutterby
November and December
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A list of homes for sale in Southlake, Texas, MLS (as of 8/01/2010)

150-Day Market Update – Southlake, TX Real Estate. As of this report, there are currently 325 homes listed as active in Southlake, Texas Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  That is 56 more homes available for sale in Southlake MLS compared to 150 days ago.

View an easy to read list of all homes currently available for sale in the Southlake, Texas, MLS (Multiple Listing Service) on our website, as of 8/01/2010. Click here to view a complete list of the 325 homes available for sale in Southlake, Texas, MLS.

Narrow your search, click the price ranges below to view smaller groups of available Southlake, TX

Price Range # Homes
$0 – 399,999 35
$400,000 – 499,999 58
$500,000 – 599,999 43
$600,000 – 799,999 73
$800,000 – 999,999 37
$1,000,000 – 100,000,000 79
All Listings 325

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