April 2011, Events in Grapevine, Texas

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Grapevine is the place to be this spring! This time of year, the weather is just perfect, and there are many opportunities in Grapevine this month to soak in some sunshine! Come discover all that Grapevine has to offer. Grapevine is the premier leisure destination in North Texas. With extraordinary hotels, a variety of unique 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.
Upcoming Events in Grapevine
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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Dallas/Fort Worth
3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy
Grand Opening – March 30

Step inside and you’ll think you’ve jumped into the world’s biggest box of LEGO® bricks! Enjoy the 4D cinema, ride your chariot through the Medieval LEGO® Castle, see iconic local landmarks in MINILAND® or just enjoy the more than
2 million LEGO® bricks under one roof. Located at Grapevine Mills mall.

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“Waylaid At The Livery”
Texas Star Dinner Theater, 816 S. Main St.
Opens April 1
Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m.
$55 includes dinner and show

The Lone Star Murder Mysteries open their new theater in Historic Downtown Grapevine with their hysterical brand of wilkd west comedy.  It’s your turn to help solve this new who dun it. The new theater is unlike other murder mysteries, as this was designed with the show in mind to create an unequaled entertainment experience.

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Day Out With Thomas™
Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St.
April 1, 2 & 3, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
$18

Day Out With Thomas™ offers an opportunity for children and their grown-ups to take a 25 minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to have their picture taken with Sir Topham Hatt™, the Superintendent of the Railroad. The event includes Thomas & Friends™ storytelling, a viewing station for Thomas & Friends videos, temporary tattoos and an Imagination Station.

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10th Annual Spring Into Nash
Nash Farm, 626 Ball St.
April 2, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Free Admission (There is a charge for some activities)

Enjoy family-fun at the farm! Activities include heritage games, pony rides, sack races, farm animals, goat milking, wagon rides pulled by a tractor, horseshoes, jump rope making, home made ice cream and more.

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New Vintage Jazz Wine Trains
Presented by Park Place Motorcars Grapevine
Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St.
April 8 and 9, 6:40 p.m.
$55

There’s nothing like good jazz, fine wine and a trip back in time. This one-of-a-kind wine tasting experience features Grapevine wines, delicious box dinner and live jazz entertainment in each passenger car. Limited tickets still remain for the April 8 train.

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Blessing of the Vines & New Vintage Wine and Gallery Trail
Presented by Park Place Motorcars Grapevine
April 9, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$49

Start your day with the centuries-old tradition of the Blessing of the Vines, a complimentary event at Delaney Vineyards (2000 Champagne Blvd.) which includes a complimentary wine tasting. Then explore the Wine and Gallery Trail with eight wineries featuring their new vintage wines, entertainment and food. Plus the art galleries will have unique displays and demonstrations. Many local artists will be showing their art at the Palace Arts Center (300 S. Main St.).

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Blacksmith Shop, 709 S. Main St.
April 9, 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.

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The Sound of Music
Palace Arts Center, 300 S. Main St.
April 13, 14 & 15, 7:30 p.m
$15

The Acting Studio presents this Rogers and Hammerstein classic live on the Palace Theatre stage.

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36th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Nash Farm, 626 Ball St.
April 16, 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Free for Grapevine residents

Mr. and Mrs. Bunny will hide thousands of eggs at the farm.

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Taking Care of Mother Earth EXPO
Palace Arts Center, 300 S. Main St.
April 22, 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Free Admission

Celebrate Earth Day by learning how to reduce, reuse and recycle. This trade show will house over 20 businesses promoting their products and services as they relate to sustainability, conservation and environmental awareness.   Five thirty-minute educational seminars are scheduled throughout the afternoon.

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Easter Bunny Fun Runs
Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 705 S. Main St.
April 23, 1 p.m.
April 24, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. (One-hour short runs)

Celebrate Easter weekend aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad along with a special guest – the Easter Bunny! Pose for pictures with the Easter Bunny while enjoying this fun train. Saturday train is the regularly scheduled train from Grapevine to the Fort Worth Stockyards; Sunday trains are special one-hour excursions that depart Grapevine and do not travel to the Stockyards.

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Heritage Fun and Kite Flying
Nash Farm, 626 Ball St.
April 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
$2 Kites; $1 per person for tractor rides

Families are encouraged to bring their homemade kites to the farm to enjoy a day of kite flying. Some kite kits will be available to purchase and assemble. Nash Farm visitors also get to have sack races, play with heritage toys and enjoy the farm.

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Movies at the Palace Theatre
300 S. Main St.
April 1, 7:30 p.m. – “Wizard of Oz”
April 8, 7:30 p.m. – “Rocky”
April 22, 7:30 p.m. – Disneynature’s “Earth”
$5

Enjoy the historic Palace Theatre with these movies perfect for the entire family.  Watch these great classic movies on the big screen.  Come early and make it dinner and a movie by having dinner at one of the many nearby restaurants before the movie.

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Grapevine Opry
Palace Arts Center, 300 S. Main St.
April 2 & 16, 7:30 p.m. – “Country Music Showcase”
April 9, 7:30 p.m. – “Women of Country Music”
April 23, 7:30 p.m. – “Stories from Life”
April 30, 7:30 p.m. – “Fabulous Fifties Jukebox”
$15

Enjoy Texas’ premier country music variety showcase with live shows every Saturday night. These high energy shows with professional musicians, singers and dancers will give you a night of great entertainment.

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Grapevine Market
Liberty Park, 200 Block of South Main Street
Opens April 7
Every Thursday and Saturday through October 15, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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

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Farmers Market
Town Square Gazebo, 325 S. Main St.
Opens April 7
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through October 15, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Don’t miss out on the freshest produce and goods. Seasonal fruits, vegetables and other goods are available, fresh from the farm.

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Grapevine Convention Center Events
1201 S. Main St.

Texas Coin Show
$3

April 1, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
April 2, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
April 3, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

DFW Fiber Fest 2011

April 8, 8:30 a.m – 6 p.m.
April 9, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
April 10, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Metroplex Doll Club
75th Annual Parade of Dolls
$5

April 30, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
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Featured Dining
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At the Gaylord Texan
Open Daily for dinner
5 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Featured Live Music
Delaney Vineyards

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On the Crush Pad Every
Thursday night at 6:30 p.m.

Featured Winery
La Buena Vida

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In historic Downtown Grapevine
Live music and tastings every weekend
Monthly Wine Seminars

Upcoming Events:

27th Annual Main Street DaysTM

May 13, 14 & 15

3rd Annual SummerBlast

May 27 – September 5

29th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza over Lake Grapevine

July 4

25th Annual GrapeFest®

September 15, 16, 17 & 18

11th Annual Nash Farm Fall Round-Up

October 8

14th Annual Butterfly Flutterby
October 15

Christmas Capital of Texas®

November & December

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March 2011, 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.

7th Annual ChocolateFest – Chocolate & Art Festival

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An Evening of Chocolate and Wine
Friday, March 11
7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
La Buena Vida Vineyards – Grapevine
416 E. College St.
Chocolates, wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and live music. Featuring the finest chocolatiers in the D/FW area.  $50 per person – Advance purchase required.

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Friday, March 11
7:30 p.m.
Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.
$5 Admission – Find the Golden Ticket in a bucket of popcorn and receive four tickets to A Day of Chocolate & Art.

A Day of Chocolate & Art
Saturday, March 12
10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Palace Arts Center
300 S. Main St.
Chocolates, cooking demonstrations, art exhibits, sales and live music. Featuring the finest chocolatiers in the D/FW area. $15 per person. Ages 7 & under: $5.

All proceeds benefiting Travelers Aid Dallas/Fort Worth.

Palace Theatre
300 S. Main St.

First Friday Film Series: Cat Ballou
March 4
7:30 p.m.

Grapevine Opry: Lone Star State of Mind
March 5
7:30 p.m.

Johnny Rogers Concert
March 18
7 p.m.

Classic Movies: Star Wars: Return of the Jedi
March 25
7:30 p.m.

Grapevine Opry: Legends – Buckaroo
March 26
7:30 p.m.

Grapevine Vintage Railroad

705 S. Main St.

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.  Round trip tickets start at $20.

Spring Fling

March 14 – 18

1 p.m.

Get the kids out and have some fun during Spring Break with daily train rides!

A Day Out With Thomas™

March 25, 26 & 27 and April 1, 2 & 3

Day Out With Thomas offers an opportunity for children and their grown ups to take a 25-minute ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™ and to have their picture taken with Sir Topham Hatt™, the Superintendent of the Railroad. Every event includes Thomas & Friends™ storytelling, a viewing station for Thomas & Friends videos, temporary tattoos and an Imagination Station.

Grapevine Convention Center

1209 S. Main St.

37th Annual North Texas Woodcarvers Guild’s Rhapsody In Wood
March 5 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 6 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Professionally judged woodcarvers show and sale.

Metroplex Glass & Depression Glass Show & Sale
March 12 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
March 13 – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Leading dealers selling American antique and collectible glassware including elegant glass, depression glass, art glass, as well as china, pottery and kitchen collectibles. Admission is $6, visit www.dfwglass.com to receive a discount ticket.

Just Between Friends
March 26 – 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
March 27 – 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
We have found a way for you to clean out your children’s closets, find designer clothes at low prices, and have some fun at the same time.

Parking at the Grapevine Convention Center is always free.  Prices and times for shows vary, so please visit www.GrapevineConventionCenter.com for the most up-to-date information.

Annual Events in Grapevine


7th Annual ChocolateFest
March 11 & 12

Spring Fling on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad
March 14 – 18

Day Out With Thomas™
March 25, 26 & 27 and April 1, 2 & 3

10th Annual Spring Into Nash Farm
April 2

19th Annual Blessing of the Vines and New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail presented by Park Place Motorcars Grapevine
April 8 & 9

Easter Bunny Fun Runs
April 23 & 24

27th Annual Main Street Days™
May 13, 14 & 15

3rd Annual SummerBlast
May 27 – September 5

29th Annual Fireworks Extravaganza over Lake Grapevine
July 4

25th Annual GrapeFest®
September 15, 16, 17 & 18

11th Annual Nash Farm Fall Round-Up
October 8

14th Annual Butterfly Flutterby
October 15

Christmas Capital of Texas®
November & December



Featured Dining
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New in Grapevine!
817-416-BIRD (2473)
1709 Cross Roads Dr.

Featured Winery
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First ever winery tasting room inside an airport.
972-973-WINE (9463)
416 E. College

Featured Live Entertainment
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The perfect time of year to enjoy live music on the patio!
972-724-5557
2505 E. Grapevine Mills Circle



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