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Staycation at the Gaylord Texan

Everything is big and bright at our Grapevine, TX resort! Proudly displaying “everything’s bigger in Texas,” Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center invites visitors to a first-class experience with Southern hospitality. Overlooking the beautiful Grapevine Lake, the hotel offers a one-of-a-kind retreat with luxurious accommodations, first-class restaurants, eclectic shops and 4.5 acres of lush indoor gardens and winding waterways. Unwind at Relâche Spa & Salon, enjoy a brisk workout in our state-of-the-art fitness center or make a splash at Paradise Springs.

1501 Gaylord Tr. 

Grapevine, TX 76051

(817) 778-1000 




May 27, 2017-September 5, 2017

Gaylord Texan 

Don’t miss all of the free and fun events and activities during the annual SummerFest, featuring the 1865 classic Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, complete with fun entertainment and activities for the whole family!



Watters Creek

Concerts by The Creek

Every Saturday through June 17

7-9 PM

Bring a blanket and head to the resort-style ambiance of Watters Creek in Allen.  Better yet, call ahead to one of the many restaurants on property and order a To-Go picnic and dine on Green. The first Saturday of every month is “Music Makes a Difference” nights in support of a local charity.

For a complete schedule, visit watterscreek.com.

Note: Due to restaurant support of this event, coolers with outside food/beverage are not permitted on the Green. Alcohol is not permitted. Animals are not allowed on the green.  



Get Up and Dance!

Chamberlain Performing Arts

Chamberlain will be offering two main summer workshops in June and July, as well as a Pointe Forward program for 8-12 year old students.

Each summer program has something for everyone! From  intensive workshops for middle and high school students, and open enrollment programs for teens and adults—there is definitely a class that can fit your needs.

This summer is even more special because 2017 marks the 40th anniversary of Chamberlain School of Ballet.

During the past 38 years, Plano–based Chamberlain School of Ballet has earned a reputation as the principal pre–professional ballet school of North Texas by providing outstanding dance training in the classical tradition. Benefiting from rigorous training, development of self–discipline and healthy bodies, self-confidence, outstanding performance opportunities, and an appreciation for the arts, Chamberlain students advance themselves both artistically and personally.

Founder and Owner, Kathy Chamberlain, is an internationally recognized figure in the world of classical ballet and is a former recipient of the prestigious Ford Foundation Scholarship to the School of American Ballet — the official School of the New York City Ballet.

For information, call 972.985.1374






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