7 – SATURDAY
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.
MOON OVER BUFFALO — 3 p.m. at Lakeside Community Theater, 6303 Main Street in The Colony. In the comedy tradition of Lend Me a Tenor, the play centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s who are playing Private Lives and Cyrano De Bergerac in Buffalo, New York. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George’s dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee, and if likes what he sees, he might cast them in his movie remake of The Scarlet Pimpernel. For more information, visit lctthecolony.com.
WINE TASTINGS — 4 to 9 p.m. at LaRue Vineyard, 1491 N. Kealy Ave., No. 55, in Lewisville. The family owned business holds free wine tastings Friday Nights from 6 to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 4 to 9 p.m. Free. LaRue is closed Sundays. The vineyard also offers a painting class on Saturdays at 6 p.m. $30. For more info, visit laruevineyards.com or call 214-215-7758.
CHILI COOK-OFF — 9 a.m. at the VFW Post 9168, 997 E. HWY 121 Business in Lewisville. Come out to the Red Hilliard 11th Annual Memoriam benefitting Veterans Relief Fund. Competition entry fees: Chili – $18, Jackpot Beans – $5, Junior Chili – Free. All items must be cooked on-site. There will be auctions, raffle, and door prizes. The public is invited to attend. For information contact VFW Post 9168 at 972-436-5256.
THE BOOK CLUB PLAY — 8 p.m. at the Greater Lewisville Community Theatre, 160 W. Main Street in Lewisville. These six men and women struggle hilariously through new challenges to the group dynamic. Rated PG-13. The production will run Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. through May 15. Tickets are $18 for adults and $16 for seniors and minors. Call 972-221-7469 for reservations. For more information, visit glct.org.
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. The exhibit will be open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and during performances at the MCL Grand through June 11. Free. For more information, visit MCLGrand.com or call 972-219-8446.
HIGHLAND VILLAGE ART FESTIVAL — 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at The Shops at Highland Village, 1701 Shoal Creek. Browse displays and demonstrations, live music and entertainment, and interactive children’s art activities. For more information, call 972-317-7430 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
WILDFIRE COMMUNITY PREPAREDNESS DAY — 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Highland Village Fire Department, 1200 Highland Village Road. The Highland Village Fire Department encourages area residents to participate in this event the Fire Department in one of several activities, including a shoreline trash pick-up, fire prevention activities through brush clean-up in the Brooks Court and/or Castlewood neighborhoods, and by handing out Wildfire Education Materials at locations to be determined. In-N-Out Burger will serve lunch until the meals run out. Sign up early and invite your friends, neighbors, boy scout/girl scout groups and clubs to join us! Sign up to volunteer by visiting bit.ly/1Tva1xO. For more information, call 972-317-0890 or email email@example.com.
FAMILY CAMPOUT SOUTHLAKE — 4 p.m. at Bob Jones Park, 3901 N. White Chapel Blvd. in Southlake. Campout activities will focus on learning about and enjoying the great wide world around us! Cost includes dinner Saturday evening and breakfast Sunday morning. Tent set-up may begin at 4:00 PM Saturday afternoon. The campout runs until May 8, 2016 @ 9:00 AM. Children must pre-register with at least one adult. Campers must provide their own tent, sleeping bags and camping gear. Cost is $15 per campsite (includes one camper) each additional camper is $10 up to five campers per campsite. Children 2 and under are free. The rainout dates are May 21-22. For more information, call 817-748-8019 or visit cityofsouthlake.com.
KID FISH — 9 a.m. to noon at the Rheudasil Park Pond, 2401 Lake Forest Blvd. in Flower Mound. The Rheudasil Park Pond will be stocked with more than 500 lbs. of catfish for the event, which is free for youth ages 16 and younger. Prizes and awards will be given in several categories. Rod, reel, and bait are provided. Free. For more information, call 972-874-6276.
CIRCUS! — 7 p.m. at Trietsch Memorial United Methodist Church, 6101 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. Esteban Rojas, Music Director of the Flower Mound Symphony Orchestra, presents Circus, a free and interactive children’s concert, with performances by the Footlights Dance Company, the Trietsch Children’s Choir and the Pecan Creek Elementary Bear Tones. For more information, visit fmco.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 MCLGrand.com or call 972-219-8446.
CHARLIE BROWN — 7:30 p.m. at Oh Look Theatre, 1631 W. Northwest Highway in Grapevine. The Peanuts gang takes the stage to show us a day in the life of Charlie Brown. The show runs through May 15. Tickets are $15. For show times and more information, visit ohlookperform.com.
CONCERT ON THE SQUARE — 6 p.m. at Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1106 S. Broadway St. in Carrollton. Enjoy a free night filled with great tunes in the newly revamped Downtown Carrollton Square. Corsicana native Aaron Copeland will fill the night air with fun, fresh, and funky country sounds. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. For more information, visit cityofcarrollton.com/downtown.
ROSETTE 5K RUN — 8:30 a.m. at Flower Mound High School – 3411 Peters Colony Road, Flower Mound. The Flower Mound High School Rosettes will be hosting a 5K Race promoting wellness and fitness, while raising funds to support the FMHS Rosettes Drill Team, with a portion of the profits being donated to Communities in Schools of North Texas. To register and view a map of the route, visit fmhsrosettes.com.
MIGHTY THOMAS CARNIVAL — 1 to 11 p.m. at Lake Dallas City Park, 101 E. Hundley Drive in Lake Dallas. The anticipated Mighty Thomas Carnival from Austin will return to Lake Dallas. The event offers food, games and rides. Unlimited ride wristbands are $22 at the door. Wristbands and individual ride tickets will also be available at the carnival’s ticket booth. Proceeds from the carnival help pay for the Lake Cities 4th of July fireworks. The event will run from 1 to 9 p.m. on Sunday. For more information, call 940-497-2226, ext. 132, or visit LakeDallas.com.
CARROLLTON TRAILS RUN AND FUN WALK — 8 a.m. at Creekview High School, 3201 Old Denton Road in Carrollton. Run through one of Carrollton’s best assets, the hike and bike trails. This course is on concrete trails and downhill. Awards will be presented to top winners after the run. Prizes will also be awarded to the top three registered dogs. Refreshments will be provided at the end of the race for all participants. For more information, call 972-466- 3080 or visit cityofcarrollton.com/carrolltontrails5k.
NATURE WALK — 10 a.m. to noon at LLELA Nature Preserve, 201 E. Jones St. in Lewisville. Join in the monthly naturalist-led nature walk. The hike will last about two hours. There is no additional fee for this hike, just LLELA’s regular gate fee ($5/vehicle, cash or check only). For more information, call 972-219-3550, visit llela.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
8 – SUNDAY
MOTHERS DAY CONCERT AND PICNIC — 6 p.m. at the A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, 1509 Perry Road in Carrollton. Celebrate Mother’s Day with family and friends on the museum grounds while listening to the Downtown String Band play bluegrass, traditional acoustic and swing music form the front porch of the historic home. Bring a picnic basket, blankets and lawn chairs. Free ice cream and lemonade will be served, and children can make a card and an old-fashioned handmade gift for mom. For more information, visit bit.ly/1SSHXog.
10 – TUESDAY
SEASON FINALE CONCERT — 7:30 p.m. at Trietsch Memorial United Methodist Church, 6101 Morriss Road in Flower Mound. The FMCO’s two educational orchestras, the Flower Mound Preparatory and Philharmonic Orchestras, will perform their free Season Finale concert.
12 – THURSDAY
SENIOR HEALTH AND RESOURCE FAIR — 4 to 7 p.m. at Hollymead by Cantex in Flower Mound. The Senior Services Alliance, a program of the Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce, is hosting a free senior health and resource fair. It will feature SSA member businesses that provide products and services for this growing population. Visitors can interact with businesses, which include medical and pharmaceutical resources, independent and assisted living communities and travel representatives. Visit lewisvillechamber.org, call 972-436-9571 or email email@example.com for more information.
14 – SATURDAY
LAKEWAY LOVE RUN — 8 a.m. at Lakeway Church, 4000 North Colony Blvd. in The Colony. The church presents the fifth annual Love Run to support families in need. All proceeds benefit Metro Relief. Participants are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items or hygiene items to donate to the charity. Register at lakeway5k.webs.com.
LIVE BIRD OF PREY PROGRAM — 1 to 2 p.m. at LLELA Nature Preserve, 201 E. Jones St. in Lewisville. LLELA is offering some special activities to mark the centennial year of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Admission is $5 per vehicle, payable by cash or check only. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 972-219-3550 or visit bpraptorcenter.org.
CASTLE HILLS CONCERT SERIES — 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Castle Hills Village Shops, 2560 King Arthur Blvd. in Lewisville. Bluffett, a Jimmy Buffett tribute band, takes the stage to recreate “Margaritaville.” Attendees are encouraged to wear their best “Parrothead” outfits to enter and compete in a friendly costume competition. Activities include carnival games, face painting and food trucks. Bluffett performs from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Bring a blanket, chairs and the whole family.
15 – SUNDAY
FUNDRAISER GOURMET DINNER — 6 p.m. at Bistecca, 2300 Highland Village Road in Lewisville. Executive Chef Morris Salerno will host a six-course dinner with wine following the reception. The event includes a silent auction. The cost is $75 per person and proceeds benefit the Flower Mound Community Orchestras. For more information, visit bit.ly/FMCOfundraiser. – See more at: http://www.lewisvilletexan.org/xoops/modules/news/article.php?storyid=4367#sthash.fUKi7kmK.dpuf