Christmas Festivals in Texas

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One of the best things about Classic Chevrolet’s hometown of Grapevine is that not only does it have its own Christmas festival, but it’s near other cities with festivals. You can even make an overnight road trip to visit festivals so the fun lasts longer.

Cowboy Christmas at Enchanted Springs Ranch

On December 20 and 21, 2014, visit Enchanted Springs in Boerne, Texas for a real cowboy Christmas with a cowboy Santa, a wild animal park, activities for the children, a playground, wagon rides, puppet shows, arrest-a-guest, cowboy skits, caroling, Christmas food and vendors.

Christmas on Main

If you’re too busy with holiday prep to travel, you can still have some Christmas festival fun right here in Grapevine. From December 19 through 21, 2014, Christmas on Main will features tractor-drawn wagon rides, Christmas characters, Ellie the Elf, Santa on stilts, Frosty the Snowman and a talking  Christmas tree. Head over to Grapevine’s historic Main Street to catch all the fun.

The Texas Cowboy’s Christmas Ball

December 18 through 20, 2014 heralds the 80th consecutive re-enactment of the 1885 Christmas Ball. This ball features three days of music and dancing. Ladies must wear dresses and cowboys are not allowed to wear spurs and hats on the dance floor. It’s even better if you wear old-fashioned attire. Live music includes Michael Martin Murphey and the Rio Grande Band on Saturday at 8:00 p.m. and Muddy, a local band, on Thursday and Friday nights at 8:00 p.m. The ball will be held at the Pioneer Hall in Anson, Texas.

Annual Luminaria Lighting and Posadas Celebration

On December 20, 2014, the Annual Luminaria Lighting and Posadas Celebration kicks off at Veterans Memorial Plaza in the San Elizario historic district in San Elizario, Texas. Enjoy a re-enactment of Mary and Joseph’s search for a place to stay in Bethlehem, live music, the Matachin dancer presentation and the traditional Christmas piñata. Just after sundown, more than 5,000 luminarias are lit.

Visit Classic Chevy

Before you head out on road trips, be sure to stop by Classic Chevy to have your vehicle serviced; or if you are in the market for a new vehicle, to test drive a truck, sedan, sports car or SUV to be your holiday sleigh.

Which Chevrolet is Right for You?

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Before you visit Classic Chevrolet to test drive a vehicle, you have to decide which one is the bests for you. Most of your decision will depend on your family’s needs and your financial position. It will also depend on the other vehicle or vehicles that you may already own.

Financial Position

Before you can even make a partial decision, you have to know what your financial position is. Determine how much you have to put down on the vehicle. The more you can put on the down payment, the less your monthly payment will be. This includes the value of a trade if you are trading in a vehicle. We will value your trade for you if you bring it in. Add any cash that you are able to put toward the down payment.

Second, you have to know your credit score. The higher your credit score, the lower the interest rate – and you’ll also have a better chance of getting the vehicle you want. If you have a fair or good credit score, your interest rate will be higher, thus lowering the amount of vehicle you can afford. If you have an excellent credit rating, you’ll get a lower interest rate and will be able to afford a vehicle with a higher principal.

Your Family’s Needs

Once you determine how much you can afford in monthly car payments, you can then choose the vehicle that is the best fit for your family. Whether you need a work truck for light work such as hauling tools or a light trailer or a heavy duty truck for hauling a horse trailer with several horses – or you need an SUV or sedan for the family, your choice will depend on your needs and financial picture.

Choose More Than One

Plan to test drive more than one vehicle unless you need a Silverado 3500HD. If you are buying a vehicle for your family and are not concerned with a work truck, then be prepared to test drive a couple sedans and / or SUV models. Try to pick vehicles that you think are in your price range – the car-buying process will be quicker if you know what you can afford and what you will qualify for.

Stop by Classic Chevy

Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive one or more vehicles to finish the decision process. You may like an Impala on paper, but a Tahoe might be better for your family, so keep your mind open.

Complete Your Christmas List at Classic Chevrolet

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Do you have that one person who is difficult to buy for around the holidays? If that person is a friend or relative who drives a Chevy, stop by Classic Chevrolet to browse through our accessories. You’re sure to find some great gifts. And, if that person is your spouse, consider putting a new Chevy under the tree!

Truck Bed Accessories

Truck bed accessories include several things to save the paint on the truck bed or to help protect the stuff you haul in the bed. Bed nets, bed rugs, steps, bedliners, perimeter bed lighting, tie down rings, tonneau covers – hard and soft – and tool boxes are all great ideas for the Chevrolet Silverado owner’s Christmas presents.

Cargo Management

If the Chevy truck owner on your list seems to have trouble keeping cargo in its place, consider a rear underseat storage organizer for extended cabs. Not only does it keep cargo in place, but it also hides it from prying eyes. A front floor console organizer also keeps things in place; and it converts the tall bin into a double-tiered storage compartment. A stowage bag for the front center console keeps documents clean and safe – and is great for those who still use paper maps.

Interior Accessories

Interior accessory ideas include door sill plates, an assist handle package, floor mats, a smoker’s package or the sunshade package. The sunshade package features a sunshade and convenient storage bag, both with the Chevy logo. The smoker’s package features an ashtray receptacle, lighter and lighter housing retainer for the front split seat Chevy truck; and the ashtray muffin receptacle and retainer for the Chevy truck with front bucket seats.

Exterior Accessories

Exterior accessories include assist steps, custom graphics, body side molding packages, fender flares, a fuel door, reflective triangles, splash guards, outside rearview mirror covers, molded hood protectors, trailer accessories, tow hooks and wheel house liners.

Stop by Classic Chevrolet

Stop by Classic Chevy to browse through these and many other accessories to find the perfect gift for your Chevy-owner friend or relative. Or, stop by to test drive a new Chevy for the perfect Christmas present for your spouse.

Red Tag Sale Event

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If you are thinking about buying a new Chevrolet at Classic Chevy, now is the time. Visit our Red Tag sale event and pick up your new Chevy Silverado or Camaro at highly discounted prices. These vehicles are brand new 2013 model year vehicles.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD

This Silverado is four-wheel drive with a crew cab and an work truck bed. It features a 6.0-liter V-8 engine and automatic transmission. Price after rebates is $44,770, saving you $7,231.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

This model features an extended cab, four-wheel drive, a 6.0-liter V-8 engine and automatic transmission. This model is available for $41,690, saving you $3,914.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

This model features an extended cab, standard box, four-wheel drive, a 6.0-liter V-8 engine and automatic transmission. Price after rebates is $41,265, saving you $3,847.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

This model features an extended cab, standard box, four-wheel drive, a 6.0-liter V-8 engine, black exterior and automatic transmission. Pick this model up for $40,897 after rebates. You’ll save $3,928.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

This Silverado features an extended cab, standard box, four-wheel drive, a Summit white exterior, 6.0-liter V-8 engine and automatic transmission. Price after rebates is $40,588, saving you $3,547.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

This model features four-wheel drive, and extended cab, 6.0-liter V-8 engine, automatic transmission and is Summit White with an ebony interior. You can pick this deal up for $40,588 with a savings of $3,547.

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

This Silverado features an extended cab, four-wheel drive, a standard box, black exterior, ebony interior, a 6.0-liter V-8 engine and automatic transmission. Grab this steal at $40,346, which saves you $3,566.

2013 Chevrolet Camaro Coupe 2SS

Grab this rear-wheel drive Camaro for just $36,690 with a savings of $9,186. This Camaro features a 6.2-liter V-8 engine and automatic transmission. The interior is Mojave and the exterior is blue ray.

Visit Classic Chevrolet

Visit Classic Chevrolet today to test drive one of the Silverado models or the one Camaro that is left – but hurry as these red tag deals won’t last long! The Silverado models come in a variety of colors, so if it’s a heavy duty truck you’re after and you want a certain color, hurry in so you get your first choice.

2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS with 2SS

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If you’re in the market for a sporty coupe with some impressive power, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS with 2SS. This sporty convertible has tons of power and features, yet gets pretty good gas mileage so you can drive it back and forth to work if you want.

Engine, Transmission and Technical

The 2015 Camaro features a 6.2-liter V-8 engine that makes 426 horsepower at 5,900 rpm and 420 pound-feet of torque at 4,600 rpm. The engine is backed by a six-speed manual transmission tied into a limited slip differential with 3.45 gear.

The maintenance-free battery features retained accessory power and rundown protection. The performance suspension helps keep the Camaro sticking to the curves. Variable ratio electric power steering makes driving this car a dream. And, when you have a ton of power, you need a ton of stopping power. The Camaro features Brembo four-wheel ABS disc brakes and Brembo performance four-piston front and rear calipers.

Interior Features

Interior features include sport bucket seats with adjustable head restraints, power front seats with a power recliner, heated leather front seats, a floor console, armrest, a three-spoke, leather-wrapped steering wheel that is adjustable, head-up display with color digital readouts including selected gear, vehicle speed and G-Force, a driver information center, power programmable door locks with lockout protection, remote keyless entry, express up and down windows, steering wheel-mounted cruise controls, a universal home remote, remote trunk release and an air filtration system.

Additional features include the PASS-Key III theft deterrent system, a rear window defogger, lockable glove box, two auxiliary power outlets, cup holders, map pockets, an auto-dimming rearview mirror and driver and passenger vanity mirrors.

Safety Features

Safety features include StabiliTrak stability control, traction control, daytime running lights, Direction and Connections for six months, rear park assist, a rear vision camera display, the LATCH system for child seats, a tire pressure monitoring system, dual-stage frontal airbags, thorax and head side-impact airbags, driver and front passenger airbags and a passenger sensing system.

Visit Classic Chevy Today

Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Camaro SS with 2SS today to learn more about entertainment, security, safety and convenience features. Be sure to ask your salesperson about additional options that may be available for this model.

December Specials at Classic Chevrolet

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If you’re in the market for a pre-owned vehicle, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive several that we have specially priced for December including a used 2014 Infiniti Q50 and a 2008 Hummer. These are priced so that even those who thought they could never afford a luxury vehicle can drive away in something to impress!

2014 Infiniti Q50

This one-owner trade in is available for $30,981 and has tons of features. Spoke aluminum wheels make this luxury sedan look sporty and the interior will treat you as no car has ever treated you before.

Interior features include 8-way power driver and passenger seats, leatherette front and rear seat, tilt and telescopic steering column, a leather steering wheel, front and rear cup holders, proximity key for the ignition and doors, a valet function, power locking fuel door, illuminated entry, remote keyless entry, steering wheel-mounted cruise controls, dual zone air conditioning for the front seat, illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirrors, lights in the cargo space, power door locks with autolock, anti-whiplash adjustable front head restraints, an engine immobilizer, perimeter alarm and air filtration.

2008 Hummer H2 with Four-Wheel Drive

This Hummer is available for just under $31,000. It features four-wheel drive, a 6.2-liter V-8 engine, a six-speed transmission and StabiliTrak electronic stability control. The engine makes 393 horsepower at 5,700 rpm and 415 pound-feet of torque at 4,300 rpm. The heavy-duty transmission is electronically controlled and features overdrive, a tow/haul mode and tap up and down shifting.

Additional features include a suspension package, electronic throttle control, electronic shift transfer case, battery rundown protection, engine oil cooler, underbody protection and a full-locking, driver-selectable differential.

2006 Chevrolet Corvette

Pick this hotrod up for just under $27,000! This model Corvette features a 6.0-liter engine that puts out 400 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 400 pound-feet of torque at 4,400 rpm. The engine is backed by a six-speed manual short-throw transmission and a 3.42 gear.

Additional features include active handling, all-speed traction control, four-wheel independent suspension, five-spoke silver painted aluminum 18-inch wheels, four-wheel ABS disc brakes and an aluminized stainless steel exhaust with polished 3-inch stainless steel tips.

Stop by Classic Chevy

To learn more about these December specials and other specials we are currently running, stop by Classic Chevy to take a test drive.

Classic Chevrolet Raises $370,000 for Charity

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This year’s Classic Chevrolet golf tournament raised $370,000 for charity. The Steve Thompson Classic charity golf tournament, combined with Mr. Durant’s matching funds helped out several charities. Each of the charities were invited to receive their checks and everyone had a blast.

Charities included 6 Stones Mission Network, a local nonprofit that serves the Hurst, Euless and Bedford communities by providing assistance programs for neighborhood initiatives and basic necessities. 6 Stone Mission Network representatives were on hand to receive their $50,000 check.

Grace – Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange – helps young adults who survived childhood/teenage homelessness and offers them guidance toward becoming self-sufficient. Grace representatives were on hand to receive a check for $50,000.

The Angel Fund of Trinity High School helps students whose families have been stricken by death, illness and loss of employment. The fund helps these families financially when they need it most. Representatives from The Angel Fund of Trinity High School received a check for $50,000.

RISE – Recovery, Inspiration, Success, Empowerment – is a nonprofit organization that helps those with physical challenges become more independent and provides therapeutic learning experiences to help them become productive citizens. Representatives from RISE were on hand to receive a $50,000 boost.

SafeHaven operates domestic violence shelters in Tarrant County. Women and children who are victims of domestic violence have a place to go, thanks to SafeHaven, as this group is the only group that provides domestic violence shelters in the county. Representatives received $50,000 to help those affected by domestic violence.

V.A.S.T. Community Outreach, who also received $50,000, is an after school program for children in 1st through 6th grade. The group offers children a safe place to go after school, help with homework, activities, snacks and cultural enrichment.

Food for the Soul provides free food and clothing to families in need. They also received $50,000 to further their work.

Visit Classic Chevy

Visit Classic Chevy to learn more about their annual Golf Tournament; to test drive your next new car or to have your vehicle serviced. Because of our loyal customers, we are able to hold these fundraising events and to match funds dollar for dollar to provide for those in need in our community.

Holiday Events in DFW

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Now that the fall holidays are over, it’s time to get ready for the Christmas holidays. If you had your vehicle serviced at Classic Chevrolet before the Thanksgiving holiday, then you are set – except for a checkup – to head out on the road for Christmas and New Year’s Day. Even if you are staying local you should have your vehicle’s tires, brakes, fluids, belts and hoses checked as you will most likely be driving more than usual.

North Pole Express

The North Pole Express runs December 5-7, December 12-14 and December 19-23 at 705 S. Main Street, Grapevine, Texas. For great Christmas memories, take the train from the Historic Cotton Belt Depot platform to the North Pole. Every child receives a “We Believe

silver Santa bell from Mrs. Claus. When you get to the North Pole, take a walk along the Christmas Tree Trail, and listen to Christmas music and more while you wait for Santa. Please arrive at the depot at least 60 minutes before the time on your tickets. For more information about the North Pole Express, call (817) 410-3185.

Photos with Santa

Until December 24, 2014, your children can have their pictures taken with Santa before he leaves for the North Pole. Santa will be at the Gaylord Texan, Lone Star Atrium, 3000 Grapevine Mills Parkway Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Santa’s Wonderland at Bass Pro Shop

Visit Bass Pro Shop on 2501 Bass Pro Drive until December 24, 2014 to see Santa and to get some great ideas for that special someone who loves the outdoors. Santa’s Wonderland is over 3,500 square feet of Christmas fun including arcades, model trains, free crafts and a carousel. For more information, call (972) 724-2018. Santa will be there for pictures Monday through Friday from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday from noon until 5:00 p.m.

Visit Classic Chevy

Visit Classic Chevy to have your vehicle checked, serviced, to test drive a new “Christmas present” such as a Silverado, Camaro, Corvette, Tahoe, or any other model – or just to say hello to your favorite service tech or salesperson.

2015 Chevrolet Traverse LS

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If you’re looking for a great-looking SUV with power and tons of features, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse LS. It features a ride and handling suspension and is front-wheel drive so it is an easy-handling and smooth-riding vehicle.

Engine and Transmission

The 2015 Chevrolet Traverse LS features a 3.6-liter engine that makes 281 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 266 pound-feet of torque at 3,400 rpm. The engine is backed by a six-speed automatic transmission.

Safety Features

Safety features include the StabiliTrak stability control system, daytime running lights, traction control, frontal and side impact airbags for the driver and front passenger, head curtain side impact airbags for all rows (outboard seating only), a front passenger airbag suppression system, Onstar Directions and Connections for six months, rear child security door locks, a dual-note horn and a tire pressure monitoring system.

Interior Features

The interior features reclining front bucket seats, seating for up to eight passengers, Bluetooth, lumbar control, cup holders, a covered storage bin, sliding armrest with storage, steering wheel-mounted cruise and audio controls, a tilt and telescopic steering column with a brake/transmission shift interlock, driver information center, power programmable door locks with lockout protection, remote keyless entry with two transmitters and front and rear air conditioning.

Additional features include a rear vision camera display integrated into the Color Touch Radio, a rear window defogger, rear cup holders, illuminated vanity mirrors, AM/FM radio, SiriusXM radio, CD player, 6.5-inch diagonal touch screen display, an auxiliary input jack and a USB port.

Exterior Features

The exterior features 17-inch wheels, all-season tires, roof rail moldings, a rear spoiler, dual cavity halogen headlights, automatic headlights, Solar-Ray deep-tinted windows, power adjustable door mirrors, intermittent wipers for the front and rear and a lift gate.

Visit Classic Chevrolet

To learn more about the 2015 Chevrolet Traverse LS, stop by Classic Chevy to take it for a test drive. Ask your salesperson for a full list of standard features and additional options that may be available. Also ask your salesperson whether we are running any specials on the Traverse LS model.

Best Holiday Gifts for your Chevy Lover

If you are having a hard time thinking of something for your Chevy lover, then stop by Classic Chevrolet’s parts department to get some great gifts he or she will use every day. Choose from Chevrolet accessories that dress up a vehicle or add conveniences.

Audio Upgrade

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Driver Information Center

The driver information center is perfect for the Chevy owner who loves gadgets. With this accessory, you have access to personalization options and vehicle information at the touch of a button. Vehicle information includes average fuel economy, fuel used, fuel range, tire pressure, oil life and more.

Heated Seat Kit

Add heated seats to your Chevy with a heated seat kit. The kit is available for cloth or leather seats. The switches match the interior of your vehicle.

Remote Start

Instead of running outside in the cold to start the truck, let your Chevy lover start it from the comfort of the house. Add this remote start that integrates with the vehicle’s anti-theft and remote keyless entry systems.

Safety Kit

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The roadside assistance kit includes a flashlight, bungee cords, gloves, a fuse kit, rag, tape, pliers, multi-bit screwdriver, rain poncho and a tire pressure gauge in a roll-up storage bag.

Visit Classic Chevy

Visit the parts department at Classic Chevy to find the perfect accessories. And, if you haven’t had service recently, make a service appointment. If you are in the market for a new Chevy, stop by the sales department to test drive a new Chevy.