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Art Show, Gallery, Mixed Media
“Window to the World” by Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl
You are invited FEATURED ARTIST’S SHOW and RECEPTION; Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine; FEATURED ARTIST Rosemary Riddle-Achelpohl - “Window to the World”; Rosemary’s work - https://goo.gl/BzJjXX; SHOW Aug 17 –26, 2017; Gallery open Tuesday – Saturday 11:00am – 6:00pm; ARTIST’S RECEPTION Saturday, Aug 19 6:00 PM till 9:00 PM; Enjoy Fine Art, Complimentary Wine, Hors d’oeuvres and Smiles; For details - https://goo.gl/BWv1B8; Giddens Gallery of Fine Art in Grapevine; 624 S Main St; Grapevine, TX 76051; 817-488-8600; www.giddensgallery.com; https://www.facebook.com/GiddensGallery; Special Note on PARKING; Parking is very limited in front of the Gallery so we suggest you park in the available area behind the Gallery. Off of Main Street, turn West on W Hudgins St to get to the parking lot. We are in the Visitors Center Building. The available parking area for the Gallery is in the back and is for “PUBLIC PARKING AFTER 5 PM and SAT & SUN”. This link will take you to a Google Map; https://goo.gl/6SQBGu
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Community Event, Auction, Social Event, Benefit/Fundraiser, Religious
14th Annual GRACE Gala “angels among us"
You Are Cordially Invited to the 14th Annual GRACE Gala “angels among us" Silent Auction & Cocktail Hour begin at 5:30 p.m. Ballroom Doors Open at 6:00 p.m. Live Auction at 7:30 p.m. Music and dancing begins at 9:00 p.m. The GRACE Gala is known as the premier charity event in Greater Northeast Tarrant County, offering guests the most elite auction packages, entertainment, gourmet food and wine. 100% of all event proceeds fund GRACE programs throughout the year. Purchase tickets link https://grace.ejoinme.org/gracegala2017 If you are interested in learning about sponsorship opportunities for the GRACE Gala on Saturday, October 14, contact Chelsea Rose, crose@GRACEGrapevine.org. GRACE is a faith-based, social service agency that provides emergency assistance to an average of 5,100 families and individuals each year. For three decades, GRACE has partnered with the community provide food, clothing, shelter, education and medical care to guide families and individuals toward self-sufficiency. Learn about our programs and volunteer opportunities at GRACEGrapevine.org.
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For the Family, Auto Show
2017 Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron and the U.S. Air Force F-16 Viper Demonstration Team will soar through the North Texas skies at the Bell Helicopter Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Oct. 28-29 at Fort Worth Alliance Airport. This world-class air show also includes, among others, the Bell 429, U.S. Air Force Heritage Flight, Patriot Parachute Team, Michael Goulian sponsored by Aviall, Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, Trojan Phlyers, Shockwave Jet Truck, Bob Carlton in the Super Salto Jet Sailplane, national aerobatic champion Rob Holland, stunt pilot Gene Soucy with wing walker Teresa Stokes and Cavanaugh Flight Museum. “The Blue Angels have been wowing audiences since they were formed in 1946, making them one of the oldest aerobatic teams in the world,” said Tom Harris, president of Alliance Air Productions, producer of the event and a nonprofit organization, a Hillwood Development Company. “In addition to remarkable performances in the sky, the air show is an aviation festival with many activities to enjoy on the ground for the entire family.” With more than 120,000 attendees expected, this is one of the biggest community events in North Texas. See a variety of static and historical displays, explore the Discovery Zone interactive exhibits and simulators and enjoy the Kids Zones featuring the world’s largest inflatable slide plus a variety of aviation-themed inflatables. Proceeds from the air show have benefited local nonprofit organizations. Since 2006, more than $620,000 has been distributed to more than 60 nonprofit organizations, including over $199,000 to beneficiaries such as Carry the Load, USO of Dallas/Fort Worth and Hope for the Brave. This year’s proceeds will benefit both local nonprofit organizations and local school district STEM programs. General admission is free and parking discounts are available now at www.allianceairshow.com. Other options and a limited amount of premium upgrade seating are available for purchase. Gates open at 9 a.m. and performances begin around 10 a.m.
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Benefit/Fundraiser,Tennis
2017 Dirk Nowitzki Pro Celebrity Tennis Classic
All proceeds benefit The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation. It is back! The Dirk Nowitzki Pro Celebrity Tennis Classic will take center court on September 16th at the SMU Tennis Complex in Dallas. The Dallas Mavericks legend will be on court along with actor Ben Stiller, former Grand Slam champion Andy Roddick, and other celebrities and tennis pros, as they compete in a round-robin Pro-Am tournament. The second annual event promises to be great fun for sponsors, celebrities, and spectators alike. The proceeds benefit The Dirk Nowitzki Foundation, which provides grants to charities that support education, health and well-being of needy kids locally and around the globe. Children ages three (3) and under are free.
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Benefit/Fundraiser
2017 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of North Texas
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Expo/Trade Show
2017 Southwest RV Supershow
Over twelve thousand shoppers join in the SOUTHWEST RV SUPERSHOW September 14-17 at Market Hall to experience the latest innovation, technology and advancements in RV life and travel. Shoppers will experience the most affordable and value-packed options in 2018 models and 2017 close-outs. RV manufacturing has benefitted from advancements in production and state-of-the-art design to offer travelers the best in modern conveniences and technology. Low interest rates and aggressive show-only offers make RV travel an affordable lifestyle. More than 400 demonstration units are throughout 350,000 square feet of display space. Each day of the show offers a variety of seminars on RV ownership and vendors with the latest accessories to enhance RV travels and life. Professionals are on-site to provide financing and insurance scenarios. National manufacturers are represented by regional dealer members of the Texas Recreational Vehicle Association who produces the multiday event. DEALERS: Camping World ExploreUSA RV SuperCenter Holiday World of Dallas May’s RV McClain’s RV SuperStores National Indoor RV Centers Triple M Trailers The RV Guys United RV Vogt RV Centers USA Western Campers
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Museum,Painting,Sculpture
2D/3D
Artists known primarily as painters, such as Pablo Picasso and Willem de Kooning, have taken up sculpture to think through problems or seek alternative experiences, while sculptors frequently turn to drawing and other two-dimensional media to plan future projects, explore their perceptions of existing work, or let their imaginations wander. This selection from the Nasher’s permanent collection will present a conversation among sculptures, paintings, and works on paper by artists including Picasso and de Kooning, as well as Alberto Giacometti, Frank Stella, David Smith, Claes Oldenburg, and others.
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Art Show
2nd Annual Frisco Arts Walk
Frisco Association for the Arts (Frisco Arts) will present the Second Annual Frisco Arts Walk on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 12:00pm - 7:00pm at HALL Park. Frisco Arts Walk is a free, immersive arts experience celebrating Frisco’s citywide art in public spaces. Frisco Arts Walk takes place at HALL Park among the Texas Sculpture Garden, the largest private collection of Texas sculptures ever assembled and made available to the public. Frisco Arts Walk will feature interactive performances, street musicians, artists-at-work, pop-up food truck park, children’s area complete with bounce houses, face painting and instrument petting zoo. New this year is a rare treat hosted by Steinway Hall Plano known as the Steinway Piano Red Carpet Performances. Steinway will provide a grand piano on a red carpet where amateur musicians may sign up for a 10 minute performance experience of a lifetime. In addition, the event will offer docent-guided tours of the indoor Texas Sculpture Garden, Otocast mobile audio guide of the sculpture park, artist and vendor booths, and a concert at the HALL Park amphitheater with the award-winning UNT Lab Bands and the UNT Jazz Singers. Frisco Arts Walk is proudly presented by AT&T, HALL Park and UNT, in partnership with Steinway Hall Plano, Hilton Garden Inn, Land Rover Frisco, Otocast, Visit Frisco and Frisco STYLE Magazine.
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Food/Tasting, Fair/Festival
31st Annual Gruene Music & Wine Fest
Held October 5-8, 2017 in Gruene Historic District, this Americana event benefiting the United Way of Comal County features the best in live Texas music and the best in Texas food and wines at Gruene Hall and The Grapevine. All four days will be filled with vintner and music events, wine & food samplings, and the Great Guitar Auction. Visit GrueneMusicandWineFest.org or call (830) 629-5077 for tickets and information.
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Benefit/Fundraiser, Social Event
3d Annual “It’s A Jungle Out There” benefit
Survivor contestants have to outwit, outlast and outplay to win. You, just get to buy a ticket! On August 25, you’ll have the opportunity to mix and mingle with many of your favorite former players from Survivor, Amazing Race, Big Brother and other reality TV shows. The 3d Annual “It’s A Jungle Out There” benefit will take place on Friday, August 25, 2017 at the historic Granada Theater. The evening will begin at 6:30pm with a red carpet pre-party for sponsors and VIP guests at The Sundown restaurant next door to the Granada. At 7:30pm, the doors of the Granada Theater will open to ticketed guests for an uplifting evening consisting of dinner, open bar, silent and live auction, dancing and inspiring performances from Cheer 4 Your Life teen beneficiaries. Leave the stilettos at home and wear anything from a sundress to dressy shorts and a fancy top with sandals or sneakers because we want you dancing! Anything that screams “jungle chic” will help you to look the part at this benefit.
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