The Best Events in the DFW Area This August

Summer is winding down and school is on the way, but the Dallas-Fort Worth area isn’t ready to stop the fun just yet. The metropolitan area is bustling with nonstop festivals, concerts, museum exhibits and so much more. The following four events are ones you don’t want to miss in the DFW area this August.

August Dollar Days at the Dallas Arboretum

The Dallas Arboretum is offering dollar days throughout the month of August. For the entire month, visitors can enjoy all the Dallas Arboretum has to offer for only $1 general admission and $5 for parking. For only an extra $1, visitors can also gain access to the 8-acre Children’s Adventure Garden.

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum – Ongoing

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports, and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s upcoming traveling exhibition – Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed. The largest traveling Maya exhibition ever to tour the U.S., the 10,000 square-foot display brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, which still has millions of living descendants today. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, is presented by Highland Capital Management and will run through Sept. 4, 2017.

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Best Water Parks in DFW

Summer in DFW is all about the quest to stay cool. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to go for a swim. While the area has plenty of community pools and lakes, what’s more fun than throwing some water rides into the mix? The next time the weather is hot (i.e. tomorrow and the day after that…), head to one of the Metroplex’s best water parks.

Hurricane Harbor

The biggest and baddest water park in DFW, Hurrican Harbor, located in Arlington across from Six Flags Over Texas, has crazy and inventive rides that you’re not going to see at most water parks. For example, the “Banzai Boggan” lets you skip across the water like a pebble after you shoot down an ultra-steep 45 foot slide on your own toboggan. The “Black Hole” slide encloses you in darkness as you slide down the loops and whirls of a sci-fi themed slide. The really brave can try one of Hurricane Harbor’s infamous free-fall slides. There are also more relaxing attractions, such as the Lazy River or the Surf Lagoon.

NRH20

Located in North Richland Hills just outside of Fort Worth, NRH20 is one of a kind. One of the park’s most prominent features is the Green Extreme, the world’s largest uphill water-coaster. At 1161 feet long and 81 feet tall, it’s like nothing you’ve ever experience. Besides the coaster, NRH20 features a number of other attractions, including water slides, a kiddie area, wave pool, endless river, and more.

Great Wolf Lodge

For when the sun is just simply too hot, book a stay at Great Wolf Lodge in Grapevine. The resort has one of Texas’s biggest and best indoor water parks and it’s included with your visit. Great Wolf Lodge makes for a great staycation destination if you want to enjoy some time off but don’t want to travel halfway across the country to do it.

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Top Events in The DFW Area You’ll Want to Attend

Summer is in full swing, and the Dallas-Fort Worth area is ready to celebrate. The metropolitan area is bustling with nonstop festivals, concerts, July 4th fireworks displays, museum exhibits and so much more. The following four events are ones you don’t want to miss in the DFW area this July.

4th of July Celebrations

Cities across the Metroplex are celebrating Independence Day in style this year. With numerous parades, fireworks displays, and festivals, there’s sure to be something fun for you and your family to attend near you.

Check out celebrations happening at Dallas Heritage Village, Reunion Tower, Dallas Arboretum, Fair Park, Lake Grapevine, and more.

Bastille Day Celebration

Downtown Dallas’ Arts District is guaranteed to come to life on July 14-15, for the annual Bastille Day Celebration. This unique and artsy event features champagne, dancing in the street, and exhibits at the three of Dallas’ top art museums. Street musicians, performers, endless shopping, foods and drinks will be on hand for the must-visit event.

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Top Events Around DFW You Don’t Want to Miss

School’s out and if you’re looking for some fun-filled summer activities for your family to enjoy, there’s plenty going on across DFW to fuel an entire summer’s worth of adventure.

National Geographic Photo Ark Exhibition at the Dallas Zoo – Ongoing

The Dallas Zoo is hosting a photo exhibition from photographer Joel Sartore, whose work is featured in National Geographic and contributes to their Photo Ark Project. The project aims to document every species currently housed in zoos and educate the public on such wildlife to promote understanding and conservation efforts.

Mexico 1900-1950: Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Jose Clemente Orozco, and the Avant-Garde – Ongoing

Continuing through July 16, the Dallas Museum of Art will be the exclusive U.S. exhibitor to a collection of modern Mexican art, featuring work by Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and other artists of the first half of the 20th century. Comprised of over 200 works of art, the collection premiered in Paris last October. The exhibition helps broaden our understanding of what modern Mexican art means, and diversify the artistic narratives attributed to the country.

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum – Ongoing

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports, and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s upcoming traveling exhibition – Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed. The largest traveling Maya exhibition ever to tour the U.S., the 10,000 square-foot display brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, which still has millions of living descendants today. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, is presented by Highland Capital Management and will run through Sept. 4, 2017.

Visit Classic Chevy

Stop by Classic Chevrolet this month to test drive a new 2017 Chevy model before you head out to any festivals or events in the DFW area. Who knows? Maybe you’ll love your test drive so much that you’ll head out in the comfort of a new Chevy.

 

Why We Love Grapevine

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Grapevine is one of many cities in the DFW metroplex, but it’s got more character than almost all of them. If you’ve never dropped in on Grapevine, this summer’s the perfect time to check it out and see all there is to love about this unique town.

1. The Historic Downtown

Grapevine has an intensely well-preserved downtown area full of original buildings and features. Walk along its charming Main Street and step back in time while shopping at vintage boutiques and grabbing a bite at a quaint bistro.

2. Celebrating its Namesake

Grapevine isn’t just a random name. The area had wild grapes historically, and now there are actual vineyards cropping up to take advantage of Grapevine’s natural growing conditions for grapes. Every September, visitors can enjoy the largest wine festival in the southwest. Discover new and classic vintages, enjoy live music, eat delicious food, and have fun with all of the activities and events.

3. The Resorts

The ultimate in DFW staycations, premium resorts like the Gaylord Texan and the Great Wolf Lodge offer residents and visitors alike a chance to relax in comfort and style with spacious and luxurious accommodations. And, of course, you can experience everything the Grapevine area has to offer while you enjoy your stay!

4. Classic Chevrolet Lives in Grapevine

Grapevine is actually the home of Classic Chevrolet, so of course we love it. If you’re on the market for a new or used vehicle this summer, drop by and see us at Classic Chevy, then head into Grapevine proper and enjoy everything the town has to offer!

Dallas Area Drive-In Theaters

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If you are in the mood for a good movie, but are tired of fighting the crowds in multiplex theaters, go to a drive-in theater instead. Tune into the proper radio station and you’ll have great sound, especially if your Chevy has a premium audio system. Not to mention you can sit in the comfort of your own vehicle and drink your favorite beverage. Though you could also bring your own popcorn and snacks, it just isn’t the same unless you have movie theater popcorn.

Coyote Drive-In

The Coyote Drive-In, which opened in 2013, is located at 223 N.E. 4th Street, Fort Worth, Texas, 76164. Relax in your vehicle or on your favorite lawn chair. This theater features double feature releases on three huge screens, let the kids play on the playground, grab some great munchies or visit the huge beer garden. Gates are open at 6:00 p.m. every day and the movie starts at nightfall. Admission is $8 for children over 11 years and for adults; and for those aged 4 to 10 years, admission is $6. Children aged 3 and under are free. For more information, call (817) 717-7767.

The Brazos Drive-In Theater

The Brazos has been showing movies since 1952. This theater is located at 1800 W. Pearl Street, Granbury, Texas, 76048. Though the theater is older, you can listen to the movie on AM radio instead of attaching the speakers to your car. Double features are shown every Friday and Saturday night starting at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $20 for a car load or $10 if you are by yourself. For more information visit thebrazos.com or call (817) 573-1311.

Galaxy Drive-In Theater

The Galaxy is located at 5301 N. Interstate Highway 45, Ennis, Texas, 75119; and it features six huge screens. This theater opened in 2004 and shows Dolby digital 3D movies on several of its screens. Hang authentic vintage speakers on your vehicle or listen to the sound on FM radio, play a round of mini golf and get some great concessions. This theater shows double feature first-run movies. For more information visit galaxydriveintheatre.com or call (972) 875-5505.

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Stop by Classic Chevy to test drive a new vehicle or give us a call for an appointment to have your current Chevy checked or serviced. After leaving in your new car or truck, stop by a drive-in for a classic American pastime!

May Events You Don’t Want to Miss in DFW

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After you pick up a new Chevy from Classic Chevrolet, treat yourself and your family to some great concert events happening in Dallas.

Train

On May 21, 2017, go to the Starplex Pavilion (formerly Gexa Energy Pavilion), 1818 First Avenue, Dallas, to catch Train in concert. Tickets are available through ticketmaster.com and vividseats.com. Natasha Bedingfield and O.A.R. will also be performing.

John Legend

On May 22, 2017, head over to the Verizon Theatre at Grand Prairie, 1001 Performance Place to see John Legend in concert. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and vividseats.com.

New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul, and Boyz II Men

On May 23, 2017, head over to the American Airlines Center, 2500 Victory Avenue, in Dallas to catch New Kids on the Block, Paula Abdul, and Boyz II Men in a single concert event. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and vividseats.com. Tickets range from $20 to $350 or more.

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to view our inventory or to test drive a new or used vehicle. Leave in a new vehicle and experience all that May has to offer in the comfort of a new Chevy!

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

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Looking for something to do this March? With Spring Break coming up, you probably are on the lookout for something to occupy your family with. Check out one of these fun events happening in the Metroplex this month!

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed – All Month Long

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s upcoming traveling exhibition – Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed.

The largest traveling Maya exhibition ever to tour the U.S., the 10,000 square-foot display brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, which still has millions of living descendants today. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, will run through Sept. 4, 2017.

This exhibition is fun for the family and a great place to take young ones during their spring break! General hours of operation for the Perot Museum are 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 pm on Sunday.

Admission costs $19 for adults, $12 for children, $13 for seniors, and is free for children under 2.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade – March 17

The largest St. Patrick’s Day Parade in the southwest, more than 125,000 attending every year. The festivities are centered on Greenville Avenue and the parade follows a 2-mile route along its length. Up to 90 floats will be involved. The parade starts at 10am, but if you get there early, you can participate in the Dash Down Greenville, a 5k walk and run. Stick around after the parade to see Jimmy Eat World, this year’s music headliner.

All the shops and stores will be open, so you can always do some shopping while you enjoy the festivities. Restaurants, likewise, will be serving food.

If you don’t want to find a place to park, you can always take the DART into town. Try the stations at Lovers Lane or Mockingbird.

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Best Events Around DFW

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See what February has in store for DFW. Check out one of these events and explore what the metroplex has to offer.

Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed at the Perot Museum – Starts February 11

Elaborate royal tombs, ancient languages, human sacrifice, sports, and extraordinary architecture. All define the fascinating Maya civilization that is the bedrock of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science’s upcoming traveling exhibition – Maya: Hidden Worlds Revealed opening February 11th. The largest traveling Maya exhibition ever to tour the U.S., the 10,000 square-foot display brings together more than 200 authentic artifacts and immersive environments to explore the astonishing accomplishments of one of the most powerful indigenous Mesoamerican civilizations, which still has millions of living descendants today. The bilingual exhibition, presented in English and Spanish, is presented by Highland Capital Management and will run through Sept. 4, 2017.

General hours of operation for the Perot Museum are 10 am to 5 pm, Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 pm on Sunday. Please visit the museum website for more information about the extended hours on first Thursdays and members hours on Saturday mornings.

Admission is $19 for adults, $12 for youths, $13 for seniors, and free for children under 2. The Perot Museum is located at 2201 N. Field Street in Dallas.

DFW Valentine’s Dinner – February 14

Head to Dallas Farmer’s Market and celebrate Valentines Day! Rex’s Seafood, Scardello, and Stocks and Bondy have all joined together to host a five course meal, with wine pairings that is sure to be a special night! Available to couples and singles. Menu will include cheese course from Scardello paired with a glass of bubbles, spinach salad from Rex’s paired with wine, Italian Sausage soup from Stock’s and Bondy paired with wine, prime tenderloin with colossal river shrimp over a brown rice pilaf from Rex’s paired with wine and strawberry cake from Stock’s and Bond paired with sparkling rose.

Admission costs $75.00 per person. The event is located at 920 S. Harwood St. in Dallas and starts at 7:0opm.

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet this month to test drive a new 2017 Chevy model before you head out to any festivals or events in the DFW area. Who knows? Maybe you’ll love your test drive so  much that you’ll head out in the comfort of a new Chevy.

 

Best Restaurants to Take Your Valentine Date in DFW

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Stop by Classic Chevrolet to test drive a new Chevy this Valentine’s Day 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, salamis 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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