March 2014, Events in Grapevine, Texas

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ValentinesDayUSEJazz Wine Trains
presented by Park Place Motorcars – Grapevine

March 21 and 22
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
705 S. Main St.

Enjoy music, wine and a really fun time! The festivities begin with tastings from Grapevine’s winery tasting rooms, a delicious boxed dinner and live jazz entertainment, all in the beautiful setting of the historic 1920s Victorian-style coaches. Boarding begins at 6:40 p.m. with departure promptly at 7 p.m. and returning at approximately 9:30 p.m.

NashFarmUSEDay Out With Thomas™                                                               March 28, 29, 30 and April 4, 5 and 6
Grapevine Vintage Railroad
705 S. Main St.
Ride the rails with the classic storybook engine on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad. This exciting event features an approximately 25-minute train ride with Thomas the Tank Engine™, Thomas & Friends™ themed entertainment, storytelling, live music, building with Mega Blocks®, an Imagination Station and more. Little engineers will also have the opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, the Controller of the Railway on the Island of Sodor.

MailCallUSESEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium – Shark Mission
Opens March 7
Grapevine Mills mall

One of nature’s most misunderstood species and state-of-the-art technology collide in Shark Mission, a new interactive zone that launches at SEA LIFE Grapevine Aquarium. Become immersed in the life of a shark with interactive games, spectacular visuals and fascinating facts about these majestic predators of the deep.

GrapevineOpryShowUSESpring Fling
March 8 – 16
Grapevine Vintage Railroad

705 S. Main St.

Enjoy fun and games on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad’s daily 1 p.m. departure to the Fort Worth Stockyards, arriving at approximately 2:30 p.m. The return trip to Grapevine departs the Stockyards at 4:15 p.m., and returns at approximately 5:45 p.m. The Fort Worth Stockyards Trinity River Ride will also take place March 8, 9, 15 and 16.


TraingenericIPAT’s “Art of the Egg”
March 5 – April 29
Grapevine Grand Gallery
636 S. Main St.
Free

See the International Porcelain Artists and Teachers’ (IPAT) exhibit that features beautiful hand-painted porcelain art, including a display detailing the process of porcelain painting. Along with a focus on eggs and springtime, the works in the exhibit pay homage to springtime religious holidays.

TexPexUSETales at Twilight                                                                           March 15
Nash Farm
626 Ball St.
Free

The entire family will enjoy this event presented by the Tarrant Area Guild of Storytellers from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Guests will hear stories from around the world. Bring a chair and blanket and refreshments if you like. The storytellers will speak from the yard of the Nash Farmhouse.


ChocolateFestMarch201410th Annual ChocolateFest
April 4 and April 5
Historic Downtown Grapevine
From truffles to handcrafted fudge to sinful chocolate Bundt cakes, find all the sweets and delicious treats you desire! This annual event features An Evening of Chocolate and Wine on April 4 and A Day of Chocolate and Art on April 5.
ALSO HAPPENING IN MARCH
Dates

Event & Location

Time
1-31 “Mail Call” – A Smithsonian Exhibit
Grapevine CVB Tower Gallery
Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.
1,2 “Dust Bowl” Exhibition
Grapevine CVB Grand Gallery
Mon. – Fri. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Sat. 10 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Sun. Noon – 5 p.m.
1,2 North Texas Woodcarvers
Grapevine Convention Center
Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
1,2 TEXPEX 2014
Hilton DFW Lakes Executive Conference Center
Sat. 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sun. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
1,15,29 The Grapevine Opry Show “Born Country”
Palace Theatre
7:30 p.m.
4,6,11,13,18,20,25,27 Settlement to City Museums
Ted R. Ware Plaza
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
6-8,13-15,20-22,27-29 Grapevine Night Watchman Ghost Tour
D’Vine Wine of Grapevine
6 p.m.
7 Movie: The Alamo
Palace Theatre
7:30 p.m.
7 First Fridays at the Farm:
Urban Homesteading

Nash Farm
10 a.m. – Noon
8 Blessed Are The Cheese Makers
Nash Farm
10 a.m. – Noon
8,22 The Grapevine Opry Show
“Party in the Good Ole Days”

Palace Theatre
7:30 p.m.
8,9 Metroplex Depression Glass Show & Sale
Grapevine Convention Center
Sat. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun. 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
14 Movie: Dear John
Palace Theatre
7:30 p.m.
14-16 DFW Antique Show
Grapevine Convention Center
Fri. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sun. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
15 Farmhand Recruitment Drive
Nash Farm
Noon – 2 p.m.
21 Movie: O’Brother Where Art Thou
Palace Theatre

7:30 p.m.
21-23 Texas Coin Show
Grapevine Convention Center
Fri. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sun. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
22 Farmhouse on the Grape Vine Prairie
“Spring Planting”

Nash Farm
10 a.m. – Noon
26 Food for Thought Gallery Talks:
Paint Porcelain

Grapevine CVB Tower Gallery
Noon
28-30 Just Between Friends
Grapevine Convention Center
Fri. 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sat. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sun. 1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
28 Movie: The Natural
Palace Theatre
7:30 p.m.
EVENTS COMING SOON
Event Dates
New Vintage Wine & Gallery Trail April 12
Spring Into Nash April 26
30th Annual Main Street Days –
A Craft Brew Experience
May 16, 17 & 18
6th Annual SummerBlast May 23 – September 1