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Grow And Prosper
Learn from Master Gardeners, ogle farm implements from the Denton County Antique Tractor Club and enjoy live music at the Denton County Farm & Garden Expo on May 18 from 9am-3pm at the North Texas State Fairgrounds in Denton. Admission is free. 940-206-1976

Trip Through Daisies
Take a walk on the wild (flower) side at the free Wildflower Walk tour on The Flower Mound in honor of Mother’s Day and National Wildflower Week on May 11 between 9am and 4pm. 972-213-5664

Street Eats
Savor the flavors of Texas, U.S. and international wines, craft beer, pizza and festival foods at Grapevine’s 29th Annual Main Street Days, May 17, 18 and 19. From pizza to turkey legs to funnel cakes, you’ll find the perfect bites to satisfy any appetite. And beer fans and wine aficionados can sip a variety of beverages throughout the three-day festival to quench any thirst. 817-410-3185

Tail Wagging Time
The Dog Days of Denton festival on May 31 and June 1 celebrating pooches and their people features the traditional “Heinz 57” contest, pet tricks, dog singing contest, spokesdog pageant, a “Dancing With Your Dog” contest and a “Canine Couture” costume contest plus a lot more. A portion of proceeds go to support service dogs for the vision-impaired. www.dogdaysdenton.com

Give Thanks
Community and business leaders from southern Denton County will gather and give thanks at the 14th Annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast on May 8 at 6:45am at Lakeland Baptist Church in Lewisville. This year’s breakfast will feature TV host and author James Robison as keynote speaker and music by Andy Edwards of Prestonwood Baptist Church. Reserve your seat at 972-436-4561.


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