Events Calendar: May 28 to June 6

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SATURDAY

GRAPEVINE VINTAGE RAILROAD — 1 to 6 p.m. at the Grapevine Vintage Railroad, 709 S. Main St. in Grapevine. Enjoy a ride on the Grapevine Vintage Railroad Memorial Day weekend. It departs Grapevine at 1 p.m. and pulls into the Fort Worth Stockyards at 2:15 p.m. where guests can spend time before departing returning to Grapevine. Tickets start at $18. For more information, visit grapevinetexasusa.com.

HOMESTEAD OPEN HOUSE — noon to 3 p.m. at LLELA Nature Preserve, 201 Jones St. in Lewisville. Walk through the restored 1870s log house and smokehouse, a replica dugout and unrestored barn. The cost is $5 per vehicle. For more information, call 972-219-3550 or email erintaylor@cityoflewisville.com.

COBRA BREWING TOURS — noon to 5 p.m. at Cobra Brewing Co., 146 Whatley Ave. in Lewisville. Cobra Brewing is pet friendly. The brewery also has corn hole, ladder golf, cards, darts, ping-pong, pool, arcade games and life-size Jenga. For more info, visit cobrabrewingco.com.

WITHERSPOON DISTILLERY TOURS — 11 a.m. and 1, 3 and 5 p.m. at Witherspoon Distillery, 225 S. Charles St. in Lewisville. Public tours of the distillery are held Fridays at 4 p.m. and on Saturdays at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5.p.m. (excluding major holidays). Make reservations by calling 214-814-0545 or at witherspoondistillery.com.

GATEWAY GHOST TOURS — 6:45 p.m. starting at Tierney’s Café, 208 E. Main St. in Lewisville. Tickets are $20 for adults when purchased in advance or $25 at the door, and $10 for children 12-6 years of age. Purchase tickets by visiting gatewayghosttours.com or calling 972-922-4675.

STRICTLY TEXAS — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. Members of the Visual Art League of Lewisville will display pieces that relate to the broad theme of Texas. For more information, visit visualartleague.org.

RECYCLED INTO ART — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. Members of the Visual Art League of Lewisville will have works on display in the north corridor gallery created using repurposed items such as paper, magazines, metal and failed artwork. The exhibit will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during performances at the MCL Grand through July 2. Free. For more information, visit visualartleague.org.

CUBA NOSTALGIA — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at International Bakery Cuban Dulceria, 1017 S. Broadway St. in Carrollton. Join in a celebration of Cuban food, coffee, cigars and music. Activities include a domino tournament, live music by Havana NRG, kids’ crafts, food sampling, cigar rolling demos, classic cars and movie screenings. For more information, visit facebook.com/CubanBakery.

HONK, JR. — 2 p.m. at MCL Grand Blackbox Theatre. Creative Arts Studio of Texas presents the play. For more information, visit creativeartsstudiooftexas.com.

SPECIAL NEEDS CHILDRENS CONCERT — 3 p.m. at Trietsch Memorial United Methodist Church, 6101 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. The Flower Mound Symphony will hold its first ever Children’s Special Needs Concert. All are welcome to attend. Free. For more information, visit fmco.org.

THE ROCKAFELLAS — 9 p.m. at Coach Joe’s Hat Tricks, 101 E. Corporate Dr. in Lewisville. The Rockafellas is a rock and roll cover band. For more information, visit hattricksdallas.com.

FREE CONCERT — 7 to 9 p.m. at The Shops at Highland Village, 1401 Shoal Creek. The concerts are held on the first and third Friday of each month through August. This week’s band is Briefcase Blues, a Blues Brother’s tribute band. All performances are “weather permitting,” and the schedule is subject to change. For more information, visit theshopsathighlandvillage.com.

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SUNDAY

FREE VISION SCREENINGS — 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St. The Lions Club offers free vision screenings the last Sunday of each month. Screenings will determine if there is a need to follow up with an eye doctor for glasses or other vision treatment. For more information, visit library.cityoflewisville.com.

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MONDAY

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY — 10 a.m. at Flower Mound Town Hall, 2121 Cross Timbers Road. The ceremony will feature keynote speakers from the military and local leaders, Color Guard, patriotic music, bagpipers and a wreath presentation. Free. For more information, call 972-874-6300, or visit flower-mound.com/specialevents.

MEMORIAL DAY SPLASHTACULAR — 1 to 5 p.m. at the Community Activities Center Outdoor Waterpark, 1200 Gerault Road in Flower Mound. Activities are free with paid admission. For more information, call 972-874-6280 or visit flower-mound.com/specialevents.

FREE SKATING — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Interskate Roller Rink, 1408 S.H. 121 Business in Lewisville. Rent skates for $3 or or bring your own skates. For more information, visit interskate.net.

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND CONCERT — 6:30 p.m. at First Methodist Church of Coppell, 420 S. Heartz Road. Listen to great American music from choirs, bell choirs, bands and orchestras. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. to enjoy hot dogs. Free. For more information, visit fumccoppell.org or call 972-462-0471.

RUN BIG 1K/5K — 9 a.m. to noon at Nebraska Furniture Mart, 5600 Nebraska Furniture Mart Drive in The Colony. Walkers and runners can participate in the first “Run BIG” event to benefit the Cancer Support Community North Texas. For more information, visit runbigtexas.org.

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TUESDAY

SING-A-LONG — 3 to 4 p.m. at the Flower Mound Senior Center, 2701 W. Windsor Dr. All musicians and singers can join Seniors in Motion each week for a sing-a-long.

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THURSDAY

TEEN GAME NIGHT — 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Carrollton Library, 4220 N. Josey Lane. Try out the latest games. For ages 13-18. Free. For more information, visit cityofcarrollton.com.

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FRIDAY

ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION — 7 p.m. at the MCL Grand, 100 N. Charles St. in Lewisville. The weekly open jam and song circle is sponsored by the Visual Art League of Lewisville. All acoustic instruments and levels are welcome. All music genres are welcome. Free. For more information, visit visualartleague.org.

CONCERTS IN THE PARK — 7 to 9 p.m. at The Heritage Park of Flower Mound, 600 Spinks Road. Mars Hill, a party band, will perform this week. Bring a blanket or chair. Glass and alcohol are prohibited on park property. Free. For more information, call 972-874-6276, or visit flower-mound.com/concerts.

SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY — 7:30 p.m. at Studio B Performing Arts Center, 2400 Justin Road in Highland Village. Southern Hospitality is the third play in the trilogy that begins with Dearly Beloved and continues with Christmas Belles. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for students, and $10 for children 10 and under. The show runs at 7:30 p.m. on June 4 and June 10-11. For more information, call 972-966-2787 or visit studiobtheater.com.

MOVIE IN THE PLAZA — 8 to 10 p.m. at Coppell Town Plaza, 255 Parkway Blvd. Bring a blanket or chairs for a showing of Minions, Rated PG. Coppell Parks and Recreation will provide complimentary popcorn. Free. For more information, visit coppelltx.gov.

FREE CONCERT — 7 to 9 p.m. at The Shops at Highland Village, 1401 Shoal Creek. The concerts are held on the first and third Friday of each month through August. This week’s band is to be determined. All performances are “weather permitting,” and the schedule is subject to change. For more information, visit theshopsathighlandvillage.com.

BE THE DINOSAUR — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Grapevine Convention and Visitors Bureau, 636 S. Main St. The display uses video game technology in a hands-on exhibit featuring dinosaur bones and replicas, a paleontology field station and a Safari Jeep and more. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 18. For more information, visit grapevinetexasusa.com.

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SATURDAY

NIGHT HIKE — 8:15 to 10:15 p.m. at LLELA Nature Preserve, 201 E. Jones St. in Lewisville. Experience nature at night as a guide leads a stroll through forest, prairie or marsh trails. Wear long pants and closed-toe shoes, and bring a water bottle. Registration is required at bit.ly/COLsplash with code 800000. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 972-219-3550, or 972-219-7980 on weekends. You may also contact erintaylor@cityoflewisville.com.

SUMMER READING KICK-OFF PARTY — 2 p.m. at the Lewisville Public Library, 1197 W. Main St. in Lewisville. Participants of all ages get the chance to earn prizes when they read this summer. Free. For more information, visit library.cityoflewisville.com.

NATIONAL TRAILS DAY — 9 to 11 p.m. at the Toyota of Lewisville Railroad Park, 1301 S. Railroad St. in Lewisville. Help the City of Lewisville celebrate #nationaltrailsday. Events include bicycle safety with Bluebonnet Bikes, information on the benefits of walking and information on the basics of kayaking. Free. For more information, call 972-219-3550 or visit cityoflewisville.com.

CELEBRATE HIGHLAND VILLAGE — 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Unity and Pilot Knoll Parks. Start at Unity Park with a 1K/5K run through the City and a family fish-out. Then, head to Pilot Knoll Park for music, food, drinks, activities for the kids and a fireworks show from the shores of Lewisville Lake. Free. For more information, call 972-317-7430.

VOICES OF FLOWER MOUND — 7 p.m. at Flower Mound Community Church, 3415 Cross Timbers Road. This performance will feature a selection of light classical music, some of which will showcase the group’s sense of humor through “Spoof a la Classique” and “Painless Opera”. Another highlight of the concert will be cellist Beth Paul and violinist Victoria Bouton. Prices at the door are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors and students, respectively. For more information, call 214-215-0895 or visit voicesofflowermound.com.

TEDDY BEAR PICNIC — 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3601 S. Garden Ridge Blvd. in Flower Mound. The event includes story time, crafts, a sensory room, a photo booth, a bounce house, a puppet show and a picnic lunch. Free. For more information, visit princeofpeacenow.com.

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MONDAY

LITTLE SKYNYRD — 9 p.m. at Coach Joe’s Hat Tricks, 101 E. Corporate Dr. in Lewisville. Little Skynyrd is an Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute band. There will be free cover before 9 p.m. for this show. For more information, visit hattricksdallas.com.