Best DFW Events in April You Don’t Want to Miss

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If you enjoy music festivals, you’ll have plenty to see in and near Dallas during April. Before you head out for the fun, have your vehicle serviced at our Chevrolet service department or stop by our showroom at Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new Chevy to drive to the festivals. Whether you need a new truck, SUV, sedan or coupe, we have the perfect vehicle for you.

Old 97′s County Fair in Dallas

On Saturday, April 16, 2016 starting at 1:00 p.m., head over to Main Street Garden, 1902 Main Street in Dallas for the Old 97′s County Fair. Performers include Deer Tick and Lucero. Enjoy an afternoon of music and fun, plus all that the county fair has to offer this year including midway games, a Ferris wheel, food trucks, dunk tanks, local artists and vendors, corn dogs, funnel cakes, and more. The Old 97′s County Fair is dog friendly.

Off the Rails Country Music Fest

On Saturday, April 23, 2016 starting at 11:00 a.m., enjoy the Off the Rails Country Music Fest, Toyota Stadium, 6000 Main Street, Frisco, Texas, 75034. Enjoy music from Blake Shelton, Eli Young Band, Chris Young, Joe Nichols, Waterloo Revival, Bri Bagwell, Ashley Moore, Mike & the Moonpies, Midland and DJ Rock.

Sunday’s line up includes Sam Hunt, Eric Church, Casey Donahew Band, Chase Rice, Jana Kramer, Chris Janson, Native Run, Hayley Orania and DJ Rock.

Texas Showdown Festival: Buckcherry & Sick Puppies in Dallas

Head over to The Bomb Factory, 2713 Canton Street in Dallas on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at noon for the Texas Showdown Festival with Buckcherry & Sick Puppies. Tickets range from $25 to $40.

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Best March Events in DFW You Don’t Want Miss

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet and test drive a new Chevy to take with you to some of these great events in the Dallas area. A new truck would be great to haul a bunch of chocolate home after a chocolate tour or to haul the Easter Egg stash home because you know that your kids will find them all at the Easter Egg Hunt.

March Forth to Chocolate Tour – Dallas by Chocolate Food Tours

On March 5, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., be at 5118 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75206 for the start of the March Forth to Chocolate Tour. Visit several chocolate destinations to indulge in chocolate at several places including Dude, The Mozzarella Company, Chocolate Secrets, Sweet Chocolate and the Village Baking Company. Admission includes food samples, transportation via private but, great beverages and tour guides. For more information call (972) 814-5997 or visit dallasbychocolate.com.

March Family Day

Head to SPARK!, 1409 South Lamar Street, Suite 104, Dallas, Texas, 75215 on March 5, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. or March Family Day. Admission is $8 in advance and $10 at the door. The entire family will enjoy over 6,000 square feet of fun including a slide sculpture, climbing and crawling. For more information call (903) 283-1596. For tickets visit sparkdallas.org.

Easter Egg Hunt and Breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Amazing Jakes

Head out to Amazing Jakes, 831 N. Central Expressway, Plano, Texas, 75075 at 8:00 a.m. for the Easter Egg Hunt and breakfast with the Easter Bunny. Admission is $6.99. The event ends at 10:00 a.m. Don’t forget your Easter baskets! The hunt starts at about 9:30 a.m. Reservations are required. For more information call (972) 509-5253. For tickets, visit amazingjakesplano.com.

37th Anniversary Dallas St. Patrick’s Parade and Festival

On March 19, 2016, head over to Greenville Avenue and Blackwell Street in Dallas for the biggest St. Patrick’s Day parade in the southwest. The parade starts at 11:00 a.m. and ends at Yale Boulevard/SMU Boulevard and 75 Central Expressway. Enjoy more than 90 parade floats and over 1,700 parade participants.

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Best Restaurants to Take Your Date in DFW

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new Chevy, and then pick a great restaurant to take your date to in that new Chevy. Whether you want Tex-Mex, Italian, French or just plain old steak, you have tons of places to choose from.

Bonnell’s

Make reservations at Bonnell’s, a Tex-Mex restaurant that serves creative Texan cuisine including exotic game meats, steaks and seafood, and features a great California wine list. Bonnell’s is located at 4259 Bryant Irvin Road, Fort Worth, Texas, 76109. For more information visit bonnellstexas.com, and for reservations call (817) 738-5489.

Nonna

If you are in the mood for Italian, make reservations at Nonna, and enjoy Chef Julian Barsotti’s creations including pastas, salumis and pizzas. You’ll be able to choose from a great wine list and enjoy a wood-burning oven. Reservations are a must. Nonna is located at 4115 Lomo Alto Drive, Dallas, Texas, 75219. For more information visit nonnadallas.com. For reservations call 214-521-1800.

Saint-Emilion Restaurant

If you are ready for a trip to France but your job won’t let you go, make reservations at Saint-Emilion Restaurant for some of the best classic French cuisine and wine. Since the restaurant is in an A-frame home, it’s definitely a special treat and reservations are recommended. Saint-Emilion is located at 3617 West Seventh Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76107. For more information visit saint-emilionrestaurant.com. For reservations call 817-737-2781.

Nick & Sam’s

If steak is your thing, make reservations at Nick & Sam’s to get one of the best steaks in the area. The service matches the quality of the steaks, and you just might see a celebrity dining at the same time as you. Nick & Sam’s is located at 3008 Maple Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75201. For more information visit nick-sams.com and for reservations, call 214-871-7444.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new Chevy so you can take your date out to a fancy restaurant for the best food in the Dallas area in style. Choose from Chevy sedans, coupes, trucks and S.U.V.s.

Must-Do Events Around DFW in February

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After you visit Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new vehicle, head out on the town for some local events. You could even make a romantic day of it by getting your sweetheart a new vehicle for Valentine’s Day and then going on a date to the movies, to a caviar and wine tasting, or go exploring secret underwater worlds.

National Geographic Live! Coral Kingdoms and Empires of Ice: Exploring the Secret Underwater Worlds

On February 4, 2016 from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., visit the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas. Admission is $35. Join David Doubilet and Jennifer Hayes as they explore the underwater worlds of Papua New Guinea and Kimbe Bay. You’ll also see what the depths of the ocean look like under the Antarctic ice and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Some of the wildlife you’ll see includes harp seals, whales and wolfish. For more information call (214) 428-5555 or visit perotmuseum.org/events-and-programs/special-events/National-Geographic-Live/index.html#2016-02-david-doubilet-and-jennifer-hayes. For tickets, visit tickets.perotmuseum.org/auxiliary/Reserve.aspx?p=12629.

Champagne & Caviar

Enjoy music, bubbly and culinary excellence at the Dallas Fish Market, 1501 Main Street in Dallas from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on February 10, 2016. You must RSVP. Food is prepared by Executive Chef Richard Triptow and Annie West of The Sweet Life Chef. Premier champagne tastings are included. For tickets, visit eventbrite.com/e/champagne-caviar-tickets-20136731506.

A John Hughes Production: Pretty in Pink – 30th Anniversary Event

On February 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. or at 7:00 p.m. at the Cinemark 17 and IMAX Theatre, 1819 Webb Chapel Road in Dallas, catch a showing of Pretty in Pink, co-starring Molly Ringwald. Admission is $15 to $18.

You can also catch a double feature with Ricki Derek and Casablanca at the Granada Theater, 3524 Greenville Avenue in Dallas for a romantic tribute to Frank Sinatra and the day of love. Ricki Derek will perform live, and then a screening of Casablanca will be shown. Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and admission is $25 to $35.

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Make it a romantic day with a new Chevy and a night out by stopping by Classic Chevy to test drive a new sedan, coupe, SUV or truck.

Best Events Around DFW in January

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After you pick up your new Chevy at Classic Chevrolet, you’ll be ready to head out to some January events in and around Dallas. Pack up the kids for some events, or pack up yourself and a significant other for other events. You could even leave the kids with the significant other and head out with friends for some events.

Dinosaurs Live!

The Heard Museum, 1 Nature Place in Mckinney, is hosting Dinosaurs Live, a perfect way to keep the kids entertained for a couple hours. Admission ranges from free to $9 and the 46-foot T-Rex is included. Plus the exhibit features eight new animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trails at the Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary. Pick a day when temperatures are above 45 degrees as the museum cannot animate the dinosaurs when it’s too cold. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. though 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 1:00 p.m. through 5:00 p.m. For more information call (972) 562-5566.

Amazing Scavenger Hunt

Turn Dallas into a game. Throughout January and through July from sunrise to sunset, enjoy the Amazing Race and a three-hour city tour. You’ll need a smart phone for this activity as this is what will be guiding you. Make your way among the city’s gems to solve clues and complete challenges. Admission is $39.20 for a team of two to five players after promo code VISITDALLAS. Start your game any time during daylight hours at Union Station, 400 South Houston Street in Dallas. For more information call (805) 603-5620. Sign up at UrbanAdventureQuest.com/.

Paint the Town Burgundy

On January 9, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. through 10:00 p.m., head uptown to 5118 Greenville Ave to start this winery, chocolate, cheese, pizza and jazz tour. The tour starts at Two Corks and a Bottle with a wine tasting. Chocolate includes Kate Weiser Chocolate, Dude, Sweet Chocolate and CocoAndre Chocolatier. Enjoy jazz at Deep Ellum. Admission is $59 and includes private bus, food samples, tour guide and beverages. For more information call (972) 814-5997. Tickets are available at dallasbitesfoodtours.com/.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new Chevrolet or give our service department a call to schedule an appointment for maintenance.

The Family Attractions You Can’t Miss This December

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This year, be sure to catch some of the family attractions you can’t miss that are being held in the Dallas area. Before you head out, be sure to have your vehicle serviced. And, if you have been thinking about a new Chevy, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive your favorite model – you’ll be able to ride to these December events and to Christmas parties in style.

Miracle on 34th Street

From now until December 20, 2015, visit the Dallas Children’s Theater, 5938 Skillman, Dallas, Texas, 75231 to see this favorite sell-out holiday spectacular. Enjoy the story of Kris Kringle rescuing a single mother and her daughter who gave up on Christmas.

The 12 Days of Christmas

From now through January 3, 2016, take part in Dallas’ newest holiday tradition and enjoy 500,000 lights and costumed characters animals and music that fill 25-foot Victorian-style gazebos all made famous by the famous Christmas carol. The 12 Days of Christmas takes place at the Dallas Arboretum, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas, 75218.

Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips Tour

Dallas by Chocolate is presenting their Christmas Lights, Chocolate & Sips Tour on December 4, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, 5118 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas, 75206. Admission is $39. You’ll enjoy a ride on a private bus that will take you around town to enjoy treats from Dude, ChocoAndre Chocolatier, Kate Weiser Chocolates and Sweet Chocolate. Venues vary by tour. On top of it, you’ll see some of Dallas’ greatest holiday displays. Sip hot chocolate or cider, soft drinks or water. If you want some beverages made for sipping, you’ll have to bring your own. The price includes the bus, beverages, dessert samples and the tour guide. For more information call Jeanine Stevens at (917) 814-5997.

Visit Santa Claus at Galleria Dallas

Through December 24, 2015 visit Santa at Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, Texas, 75240. Admission price varies by the photo package you request. Santa will hear gift requests and his assistants will take photos on Level 2 near Belk. For more information call (972) 702-7100.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive your next new vehicle and to learn more about the standard features available on the model and trim level you choose.

The Hottest Restaurants in DFW Going into 2016

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If you want to celebrate buying a new vehicle at Classic Chevrolet, stop by one of these hot restaurants in DFW. Even if you aren’t ready to buy a new vehicle, you still go out for a nice dinner. Work an appointment in at our service department earlier in the day so that your vehicle is ready for the winter months.

Horseshoe Hill Cafe

If you like chicken fried steak, head over to Horseshoe Hill Cafe, a small, rustic eatery located in the Stockyards, 204 West Exchange Avenue in Fort Worth. Chef Grady Spears is back and he’s cooking up his enchiladas, chili and other toppings. For more information visit horseshoehillcafe.com.

Dagwoods Grinders and Growlers

If you’re in the mood for a great sandwich but don’t want the same old fare, visit Dagwoods Grinders and Growlers where chef David Hollister’s recipes and some craft beer make a great lunch. Choose sandwiches such as ham and brie with cranberry mustard or a 2-ton Reuben with Akaushi corned beef. The salads come with housemade maple balsamic dressing. Dagwoods Grinders and Growlers is located at 1736 Mall Circle in Fort Worth.

Heim Barbecue

If you have a taste for barbecue, stop by Heim Barbecue, a new place run by Travis and Emma Heim. You might have to wait in line, but the brisket is worth every minute you spend waiting. And, get there early for the bacon burnt ends. Heim Barbecue is located at 201 East Hattie Street in Fort Worth.

Gypsy Scoops

If you want some great ice cream, visit Gypsy Scoops, 2905 Race Street in Fort Worth for great ice cream flavors including Candyland and Wookie’s Cookies, and sodas and board games. This kid-friendly place is perfect for when you’re out and about with the little ones.

Visit Classic Chevrolet

Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle or give our service department a call to schedule an appointment. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, be sure to ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we may be running.

The Must-Do Events in DFW During November

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November in the Dallas Fort Worth and surrounding areas have tons of things for you to do in November including a huge tailgate party, Chevrolet’s Find New Road Trips and a chocolate tour. No matter what you do and how close the event is to your house, you should have your vehicle serviced at Classic Chevy. The manufacturer’s recommended maintenance intervals are an important part of keeping your vehicle in great running condition for many years.

Ozarka Tailgate at Southlake Carroll Dragons Stadium

On November 6, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at the Southlake Carroll Dragons Stadium side parking lot, 1085 South Kimball Ave., Southlake, Texas, 76092, Lockhart Smokehouse and Ozarka Water will be holding a barbecue tailgate. The owner of the smokehouse, Jill Grobowsky Bergus, will be cooking brisket sliders, mac and cheese, sausage and potato salad. The two businesses are teaming up to support the Southlake Carroll Dragons and to support tailgating for high school football. Learn some tailgating tips from Bergus and have any of your questions answered. The Dragons will be playing the Bell Raiders in this last home game of the season.

Chevrolet’s Find New Roads Trip

On November 7, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Texas Motor Speedway, 3545 Lone Star Circle, Fort Worth, Texas, 76177, the 2016 Camaro will be leading the Find New Roads Trip pack. You’ll get to have a first look at the new sixth generation Camaro along with four other all-new vehicles: the Malibu, Volt, Cruze and Spark. Get an up-close-and-personal look at the Camaro, learn about it’s new design and the technology in the Camaro; and you will also have a chance to support the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer by taking pictures with an oversized frame and using #IDriveFor. Chevrolet donates $5 to Making strides for every picture uploaded to social media. For more information visit findnewroadstrip.com.

3D Chocolate Tour: Dallas by Chocolate Food Tours

On November 7, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. until 4:15 p.m., take a tour of the top chocolate venues in Dallas and enjoy sweet treats and beverages. Admission is $39. Meet at 5118 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75206. For more information call Jeanine Stevens at (972) 814-5997 or visit dallasbitesfoodtours.com.

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Call our service department at Classic Chevrolet to schedule an appointment for maintenance or stop by our showroom to test drive a new vehicle.

Best Weekend Getaway Places in and Around Grapevine

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Sometimes you just need to get away from it all and you don’t have to go far. You can choose to stay in a local bed and breakfast just to relax and let someone else wait on you for the weekend. Make a great weekend out of it by going to the spa or pretending to be a tourist by visiting some of the tourist attractions in the area. If you are considering a new Chevy, stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new vehicle so you can take it with you when you go for your relaxing weekend.

Azalea Plantation Bed and Breakfast

Stay at the Azalea Plantation Bed and Breakfast, which is located in a nice residential neighborhood at 1400 Robinwood Drive, Fort Worth, Texas, 76111. You’re about 10 minutes from the Stockyards Historic District and even closer to the newly restored Sundance Square. The Azalea Plantation features a view of an acre of oak trees, a gazebo, fountain and rock terracing.

If you want to just relax on the grounds and sleep on one of the most comfortable beds in the city, this is the place. Celebrate a birthday, anniversary or make a reservation just because you want to relax.

The Guesthouse on Allen Street

The Guesthouse on Allen Street is located at 2203 Allen Street in Dallas. If you are looking for a private and intimate spot to spend the weekend and don’t want to drive far, this is the place you’ll want to spend your weekend. The Guesthouse is located in the Uptown State Thomas neighborhood that offers lots of trendy things to do. You’ll need reservations, of course, and you’ll be able to walk to several popular restaurants.

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Visit Classic Chevy today to test drive the vehicle you’ve been keeping your eye on. Once you do that, you can drive it to your favorite place to stay for a relaxing weekend.

Pumpkin Patches to Visit Around North Texas

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new Chevy, and then head out to visit some of the pumpkin patches around North Texas. Be ready to celebrate Halloween by picking up some pumpkins for your yard decoration and for the kids to carve.

Andersons Farm

This pumpkin patch features a straw/hay bale maze, cow and barrel train rides, a fall festival, a child’s hay bale maze, concessions, tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms/porta-potties, face painting and a picnic area. Andersons Farm is located at 7958 CR 619, Blue Ridge, Texas, 75424. Hours are Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. through November 8. For more information email holly at andersonsfarm dot com or call (214) 794-7736.

Lavender Ridge Farms

Visit Lavender Ridge Farms for pumpkins, the gift shop and to see farm animals. Visit the snack and refreshment stand and picnic area. Restrooms are available. Lavender Ridge Farms is located at 22391 County Road 178, Gainesville, Texas, 76240. Hours through mid November are Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. The cafe hours from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. For more information call (940) 665-6938 or email info at lavenderridgefarms dot com.

St. James Pumpkin Patch

For pumpkins and gourds, visit St. James Pumpkin Patch, 99845 McCree Road, Dallas, Texas, 75238. The patch is open every day through October 31, 2015. Hours are Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. and on Sundays from noon until 6:00 p.m. Also available, if the weather permitted during the growing season, is Indian corn. For more information call (214) 348-1345 or email inquiries at stjamesdallas dot org.

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Be sure to visit Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle. Ask your salesperson about any lease or finance specials we may be running. If you’re not ready for a new vehicle because yours is only a couple year old, call our service department to set up an appointment to have your vehicle’s maintenance completed.