Our Great City
Join us this Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 7pm at Cross Timbers Middle School, 2301 Pool Road, for a Back-to-School Celebrity Basketball game. The game will feature student and celebrity combined teams with special guests, Former Dallas Cowboy Akin Ayodele, Dallas NFL Player Association President Byron Williams, US Olympian Johnny Quin, WNBA Players, K104 Radio along with Grapevine Police Officers. The event will also feature raffle items, autograph and picture sessions, concessions and various venders.
Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students and children over three.
Sip some fun at Grapevine’s 30th Annual GrapeFest, A Texas Wine Experience, presented by Bank of the West, September 15, 16, 17 and 18. Set in beautiful Historic Downtown Grapevine, guests can affordably experience a variety of exciting taste sensations. This year’s event will feature a special emphasis on wines from Texas, California’s Central Coast and Australia’s Barossa Valley. So get your tickets now to experience these exciting wines, many of which are not normally available in Texas. For up to the minute schedule and event information, visit www.GrapevineTexasUSA.com/GrapeFest.
GrapeFest is the largest wine festival in the Southwest and offers four days of family-friendly festival fun for all ages. Some favorite GrapeFest events include the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation; the Texas Wine Tribute; GrapeStomp; the Champagne Terrace; KidsWorld; the GrapeFest Golf Classic; the GrapeFest Tennis Classic presented by Humphrey & Associates; ItalianCarFest; live entertainment and much more!
This year, Tracy Heslink encourages you to join thousands of people nationwide who will come together and walk in support of those affected by polycystic kidney disease (PKD). PKD is one of the most common, life-threatening genetic kidney diseases. It affects hundreds of thousands in America and millions worldwide, who are in urgent need of treatments and a cure. It is the fourth leading cause of kidney failure.
The 2016 North Texas Walk for PKD is planned for Oct. 22, 2016 at Southlake Town Square (1560 East Southlake Blvd., Southlake, TX 76092) with PKD patients, their families, friends and members of the PKD medical community fundraising and walking together to unite to fight and end PKD. Registration is at 7 a.m., with the 5K Run the Square beginning at 8 a.m., the Penny Kids Dash beginning at 9 a.m. and the walk beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Join the Parks & Recreation team on Friday, July 22 for the Dive-In movie at Dove Waterpark and enjoy Inside Out from a floating movie screen in the pool. Bring your towels, blankets, family and friends and enjoy this family-friendly movie that begins at dusk. Special guests will be in attendance distributing beach balls. Dove Waterpark entry fees may apply.
Entry fees are as follows: Grapevine residents: $2, non-residents: $5, under 12 months: FREE and season pass holders enter at no charge.
For additional information, please call 817.410.3398.
Escape the heat and enjoy a night filled with music from four area bands at the inaugural Uncorked Music Festival in Grapevine all in support of a great cause.
Uncorked: Music in the ‘Vine will take the stage Friday, August 19, 7:00 – 11:00 p.m., at The Laurel, located at 2040 Enchanted Way in Grapevine. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
The Walton Stout Band, Zack King Band, Justin Mason and Big Town Rodeo have all donated their talent to the concert. Proceeds benefit the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce Foundation, in conjunction with the chamber’s Women’s Division. Proceeds will support local children with school supplies and senior citizens, by fulfilling Christmas wishes during the holiday season.
“We are very happy to help promote this great cause,” says Bill Downing, owner of Walton Stout Band Productions. “There are many local children and senior citizens who need the help this organization provides, and we will do our part to support it. All you have to do is come and join us at Uncorked.”