Community Involvement

Grande in Your Neighborhood

Grande is proud to be part of your community and to support local events in our serviceable areas. Check out some of the local charities and events to see where we’ve been and where we’re going. We look forward to seeing you soon at one of these or other upcoming activities in your neighborhood.

Austin

Oct. 20
4 - 6pm
Austin

Hyde Park Fire Station Festival

Shipe Park

Get fired up for a Hyde Park Neighborhood Association tradition! Witness the real engine that could — Engine 9 — lead the grand parade. Come dressed in costume to enjoy fun prizes, live music, treats and more.

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Nov. 3
7am
Austin

Run For the Water

Downtown Austin

Follow the stream of runners at the Run for the Water 10-miler, 5K and Kids K. Registrants make a splash by helping provide clean water to the people of Burundi through the Gazelle Foundation.

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Corpus Christi

Oct. 15
6 - 9pm
Corpus Christi

HELP Hits The High Notes

Help Hammons Education Leadership Program (HELP) hit the high note at its 10th anniversary event! Enjoy live music, performances by local celebrities, dinner, and silent auction while raising funds to assist youth find lucrative careers with local employers.

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Oct. 27
3 - 7pm
Corpus Christi

Grande Trick or Treat Night at CCSC Haunted House

CCSC Haunted House will put a hold on those tricks and make room for the treats at the Grande Communications Trick-or-Treat Night. We'll stop the spooks, you come in your costume best and we'll all have a scare-free time walking through the lights-on haunted house to collect Halloween candy. Plus, $1 from every ticket will go towards Special Hearts in the Arts.

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Oct. 18 - 31
7:30pm
Corpus Christi

Evil Dead The Musical

Harbor Playhouse, 1802 North Chaparral, Building #2

Heads will roll, arms will be dismembered, and songs will accompany it all. When five college students accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them into demons, it's up to Ash and his trusty chainsaw to slash an end to this horror. Just beware of the "Splatter Zone" — we'll let Harbor Playhouse explain.

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Dallas

Apr 20 - Oct 26
8am – noon
Dallas

Frisco Rotary Farmers Market

8821 4th St., Frisco, TX 75034

To market, to market to buy farm fresh produce at the Frisco Rotary Farmers Market! Every Saturday morning now through October, stop by for fresh produce, baked goods, handcrafted items and more. Check the calendar for entertainment, special events and kids' activities at friscorotaryfarmersmarket.com.

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Oct. 26
5:30pm - Midnight
Dallas

Fiesta Flower Mound

Embassy Suites by Hilton Dallas DFW Airport North, 2401 Bass Pro Dr.

Serving up that good old-fashioned Southern hospitality, it's time for Fiesta Flower Mound! That means endless food, music, dancing, and a live and silent auction. But, y'all, the party doesn't end there. Stick around for the casino after party with more food and prizes.

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Oct. 26
5 - 8pm
Dallas

Fall Festival and 3rd Annual Chili & Chili Cornbread Cook-Off

Castle Hills Village Shops, 2520 King Arthur Blvd, Lewisville, Texas

Fall on over to Castle Hills Village Shops for the free Fall Festival, featuring bounce houses, carnival games, face painters, a trackless train, costume trunks and more! Then warm up with the scrumptious chili and cornbread cook-off.

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Midland/Odessa

Oct. 10
6:30 - 8pm
Midland/Odessa

Taste of the Permian Basin

Bush Convention Center, 105 N. Main St., Midland, Texas

Here's a tantalizing event. Savor the culinary delights of over 30 Permian Basin restaurants, including the best desserts in the area. If that's not tempting enough, did we mention that it's all you can eat samples? Because it is.

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Oct. 26
9am
Midland/Odessa

Runnin’ Fur Rescue

Midland College

Ready for a howl of a good time? Invite your four-legged furry friends along for pet costumes, pet photos and more at the Runnin' Fur Rescues 5K Fun Run/Walk. Funds raised help shelter animals at Lone Star Sanctuary for Animals.

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Oct. 2019
- Mar. 2020
Varies
Midland/Odessa

Odessa Jackalopes

Ector County Coliseum, 4201 Andrews Hwy, Odessa, Texas

Break out the Zamboni — hockey season is here! The Odessa Jackalopes skate onto home rink advantage throughout the season. See jacklopes.org for when the Jackalopes will be hopping on home.

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San Antonio

Oct. 26
8 - 10am
San Antonio

Hallowine

The Shops at La Cantera

Earn your treats, which come in the form of San Antonio's tastiest dishes and adult beverages at the finish line. With a four-mile Hallowine Run for adults and a Little Monsters race for kids ages 11 and under, you're in for a howling good time. Just don't forget your costume!

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Oct. 19
1:30 - 6:30pm
San Antonio

San Antonio Beer Festival

Dignowity and Lockwood Parks

Consider it a collection. The San Antonio Beer Festival is pouring 400+ premium and craft beers from 125+ breweries from around the world. Go beyond the brew with music, games, food trucks, food booths, local vendors and more. Plus, a portion of the proceeds from this ages 21+ event will benefit San Antonio Food Bank.

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Nov. 23
5:30pm
San Antonio

Alamo Heights Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade

Alamo Heights Pool

A little elf told us they've amped up the annual Alamo Heights Chamber of Commerce Holiday Parade! Run, run, Rudolph in the new Fun Run prior to the parade. Then join the kid-friendly after-parade party at Alamo Heights Pool.

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San Marcos

Oct. 12
8pm
San Marcos

Pink Heals 5K

San Marcos Firestation #5, 100 Carlson Circle, San Marcos, Texas

Break through the darkness with the Pink Heals Glow Run! This year, wear your white, light and bright colors for a glow run, which supports women and their families battling cancer. Better bring your glow sticks, headlamps and flashlights, because we are lighting up the night.

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Nov. 2
8am
San Marcos

Dia de los Muertos 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run

Hernandez Elementary School, 333 Stagecoach Trail, San Marcos, TX

Gather la familia for the Dia de los Muertos 5K Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run! Celebrate loved ones who have passed by coming dressed in your Dia de los Muertos costume, taking photos with the mascots and placing a photo on the community Day of the Dead Altar. Funds raised benefit the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos.

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Waco-Temple

Oct. 3 – 13
Waco-Temple

Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo

Extraco Events Center 4601 Bosque Blvd, Waco, TX

It might be Fall, but Waco is heating up with Heart O' Texas Fair & Rodeo! Cowboy up with the carnival, One HOT Rodeo, kids zone, livestock show, mutton bustin’ and more. Make sure you visit the Grande booth and say "hi."

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Oct. 26
7am registration opens, 8:30am opening ceremonies, 9am walk start
Waco-Temple

2019 Komen Waco More than Pink Walk

Brazos Park East 3516 N M.L.K. Jr Blvd, Waco

Paint the town pink for the 2019 Komen Waco More than Pink Walk! Step by step together we'll walk to raise funds for research to prevent and cure breast cancer. Whether you join a team or participate as an individual, these are some of the most important steps you'll take.

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Oct 31
6 – 8pm
Waco-Temple

Hewitt’s Spooktacular Halloween Bash

Warren Park 450 S. Old Temple Road, Hewitt

Don't be afraid, the 5th Annual Spooktacular is low on the spooks and high on the family-friendly Halloween celebration. Gather your little monsters and ghouls, and indulge in the goodies: trick-or-treating, games, costume contests, prizes and more.

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