Our Great City
The Colleyville Garden Club will host Howard Garrett, the Dirt Doctor, at Colleyville Center on Wednesday, Oct. 1. The meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. and the program begins at 10:00. It’s a free program and open to the general public.
Garrett will explain the benefits of an organic program for gardening and landscaping. The “doctor” will also show how to achieve a 40-50% savings in water use with an organic strategy. He’ll also take questions from the audience regarding common issues such as pests, plants, best practices.
The Dirt Doctor provides state-of-the art advice on organic gardening, landscaping, water conservation, composting, pest control, and leading a healthier lifestyle.
Grapevine Art Dealers Association (GADA) is hosting its 2nd Annual Fall Gallery Night in the downtown historic district of Grapevine October 4. All six member galleries bring their artists’ best new work in for the event, which will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Gather friends for a walk along the vibrant historic downtown for an evening of fine art, signature exciting food, and wine tastings among paintings, sculptures, glass blowing and oil painters.
Register for a worthy fundraiser, "Golf for Courageous Cody" to benefit JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) on October 26, 2014.
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on T1D (type 1 diabetes) research. Their goal is to improve the lives of every person affected by T1D by accelerating progress on the most promising opportunities for curing, better treating, and preventing the disease. 7-year old Cody was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes two summers ago, and it has become the family's mission to do all they can to raise awareness for a cure for those living with diabetes.
It’s almost time for the 4th Annual GrapeYard Halloween event! This year, we are in a larger lake-front location for added Halloween excitement. Join us at Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane on October 24 & 25 from 5:30-9:30pm. Immerse yourself in a captivating sensory experience of frightfully fun family thrills and chills. Enjoy two stages of "undead" entertainment, mazes, haunted hayrides, laser tag, pumpkin painting, food vendors and much more! Get your tickets early as they cannot be purchased at the gate!
Grapevine’s 28th Annual GrapeFest® introduces Palate Pleasers at the Palace, a new series of culinary educational sessions. Join instructors from The Culinary School of Fort Worth for chef demonstrations, food pairing seminars and more.
Guests will have the opportunity to learn from and observe chefs from The Culinary School of Fort Worth. The Palate Pleasers at the Palace sessions take place in Weems Alley, next to the Palace Theatre and are free with festival admission. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, sessions take place on the hour between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m. On Sunday, sessions take place on the hour between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Details for these sessions are:
Make plans to attend an Asian Dinner Menu where D’Vine Wine will be introducing and serving their brand new white Blend. It is called Barrique (which is French for Barrel Aged). It is a Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc blend that has aged for 8 months in an American White Oak Barrel.
Asian Dinner Menu - 4 courses with wine featured for each course
Amuse Bouche: Seared Ahi Tuna with Avocado wasabi dressing on crispy wonton
1st course: Grilled shrimp salad with mango and spicy peanut dressing