LEGOLAND® DISCOVERY CENTER Arrives in Dallas, Ft Worth in 2011

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THE ULTIMATE FAMILY ATTRACTION ARRIVES AT GRAPEVINE MILLS IN GRAPEVINE, TEXAS

A PASSPORT to a LEGO® world of color, creativity and fun, the US’s second LEGOLAND® Discovery Center is set to open in Grapevine, Texas in Spring 2011.  The unique, indoor attraction featuring over two million LEGO® bricks will open in Grapevine Mills and is the perfect attraction for kids aged three to 12 years and their family.

For additional information visit the GC&VB website at: www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com

GrapeFest – Grapevine Texas – September 16, 17, 18

The 24th Annual GrapeFest began Thursday, in Grapevine, Texas.  Voted one of the TOP 100 EVENTS IN THE U.S.A & CANADA, the festival begins on September 16 and continues through Sunday.  For additional information about the event, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com/GrapeFest/

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September 2010, Events in Grapevine, Texas

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As the calendar turns to September, fall is in the air, temperatures are getting cooler, kids are back in school and football is soon to be in full frenzy.  And in Grapevine, the premier destination in North Texas, September is a time to celebrate Texas wines and more at GrapeFest, the largest wine festival in the Southwest.  Also this month in Grapevine….


SummerBlast Fireworks

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Last show of the season
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.


Movies at the Palace – 300 S. Main St.

Toystory(1)Roman Holiday (1953)
Palace Classic Movie Series
September 2
7:30 p.m.
$5
Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert.  Rated – Not Rated.

Toy Story
First Friday Film Series
September 3
7:30 p.m.
$5 – New, lower price!

Starring: Tim Allen & Tom Hanks. Rated G.

My Fair Lady (1964)
Palace Classic Movie Series
September 10
7:30 p.m.
$5

Starring:  Audrey Hepburn & Rex Harrison.  Rated G.

Billy Jack (1971)
Palace Classic Movie Series
September 24
7:30 p.m.
$5
Starring: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor & Clark Howat.  Rated PG.


Nash Farm

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626 Ball St.
September 4
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Bees, honey and wax on the prairie!
Free to the public.




GrapeFest Golf Classic
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3800 Fairway Dr.
September 10
Check-in at 12 p.m.
Shotgun start at 1 p.m.

The eagles have it at the 3rd Annual GrapeFest Golf Classic! Tee off with a 2-man scramble. The golf classic is $95 per player and includes a golf cart, lunch, range balls, buffet dinner and prizes. Space is limited to the first 72 players, so sign up quickly!




GrapeFest Tennis Classic Tennis

Hilton DFW Lake Sports Club
1800 State Highway 26 E
September 10 – 12

Be a spectator or a competitor in this energetic and entertaining event that is once a sanctioned event of the United States Tennis Association (USTA). Proceeds from the tournament benefit the Grapevine Heritage Foundation.





9/11 Flight Crew Memorial Foundation

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September 11
“Lowering of the Flag” Ceremony
7:30 a.m.

Candlelight Vigil
8 p.m.

Hosted by the members of the 9/11 Flight Crew Memorial Foundation, Allied Pilots Association and the Lake Grapevine Runners & Walkers Club.  Both ceremonies will honor firefighters, police officers and flight crews.

Join in at the 911 Memorial site, at the corner of Northwest Hwy and Texan Trail.  Light a candle, see images of our heros, join in a lifetime remembrance.  9/11/2001 heros stepped forward, 9/11/2010 hereos will be honored.




ItalianCarFest

ItalianCarFest

Nash Farm
626 Ball St.
September 11
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

The Italian Car Club of the Southwest is proud to present ItalianCarFest, the finest show of all-Italian vehicles in the Southwest.  See 100 automobiles and two-wheelers. This event is free to the public.



GrapeFest Vintners’ Auction Classic
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Grapevine Convention Center
1209 S. Main St.
September 11
6:30 p.m.

The Vintners’ Auction Classic is a fun event with great food & beverages, wonderful entertainment, outstanding auction items and supports two worthy beneficiaries, the Grapevine Heritage Foundation and the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association.  The live and silent auctions draw a large crowd of supporters each year. Tickets are $25 each.




GrapeFest XXIV. – Super Times. Super Wines.
Historic Downtown Grapevine
September 16, 17, 18 & 19, 2010

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Make your way to historic Grapevine and uncork the largest wine festival in the Southwest. Wine lovers and connoisseurs from across the nation will sample award-winning Texas wines at the 24th Annual GrapeFest.

Four, full days of festival fun including:
• People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic
• Non-stop Entertainment on Six Stages
• Super Wine Experience
• Premium Texas Wines
• International Wine Pavilion
• GrapeStomp presented by Grapevine Dodge Chrysler Jeep
• Central Market Culinary Pavilion
• Draft Beer Pavilions
• Carnival Rides
• KidZone presented by Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine
• Arts and Crafts
• Texas Wine Tribute Dinner




Grapevine Vintage Railroad

Puffy-9-06
705 S. Main St.
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
1 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Great Train Robberies
Saturdays & Sundays through September 5

Labor Day Train
September 6
Bring the family out to enjoy a great train robbery on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad on Labor Day.

Grandparents Day
September 12
Celebrate Grandparents Day, aboard the train. Grandparents ride free when accompanied by their grandchildren and a paying passenger.

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,” built in 1896, the oldest continuously operating steam engine in the South, and “Vinny,” the 1953 GP-7 diesel.  Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children, and $18 for seniors.




Grapevine Market
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Liberty Park
200 Block of South Main Street
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
Watermelon
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-ripened tomatoes.




Grapevine Opry – At the Palace

September 4 – Workin’ Man’s Blues
Day in and day out, it’s the working men and women who keep this country running. Join us for our tribute to the working class in this Labor Day tribute!

September 11 – Patriot’s Day
9/11 was a tragedy that brought us together as a nation. PC or not, we pay homage to the lives lost and the spirit that lives.


September 18 & 19 – GrapeFest Matinees
Enjoy one of the top 100 festivals in the nation and get a taste of the Grapevine Opry to boot. Visit us during one of our FREE 30-minute “mini-shows”, every hour, on the hour as listed above!

September 25 – Deuces to a Full House
Featuring dynamic duos, tremendous trios and maybe even a quartet of talented soloists teaming up for some great songs!
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

Divine Consign
September 26 & 27

Sunday – 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday – 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. (1/2 price)
Monday – 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. (1/2 price)

Smart Moms, Smart Choices®, committed to giving the highest consignor sales percentage in the Metroplex.  Welcome to Divine Consign, the Metroplex’s favorite bi-annual consignment sale specializing in the highest quality gently-worn children’s and maternity clothing, toys, books, games, DVDs, baby equipment (strollers, exersaucers, etc.) and baby and children’s furniture. 75% off all items marked with an “x” during the last two hours of the sale. $2 entry fee per person (including children) during the first two hours on Sunday with all proceeds going to Make-A-Wish North Texas.

The Grapevine Convention Center is located at 1209 S. Main St. Parking at the Grapevine Convention Center is always free.






May 28 – September 6, 2010
SummerBlast
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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