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The 10 Best Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

What to do for the three-day weekend of May 28 to May 30, 2022
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It's Memorial Day weekend! Finally. Time to relax and have fun with all the pool parties, food and drink, and concerts that Collin County has to offer. Most importantly, it's a time to share a moment with your community to honor America's fallen heroes.

Here’s the only list you need to plan your three-day weekend.

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Memorial Day & National Moment of Remembrance at Historic Texas Pool

When: May 30, 2022
Where: Historic Texas Pool | 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano
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From noon to 6 p.m. on Monday, enjoy a family-friendly pool party with traditional pool games, a raffle and cannonball competitions. Don't forget to stop by the Just Wangs and Thangs food truck parked outside the pool for chicken wings because a portion of the sales will benefit the Texas Pool Foundation. The Scouts BSA Troop 259 will present a flag ceremony just before 3 p.m. for our National Moment of Remembrance.

Broadway Down the Frisco Way

When: May 27, 2022
Where: First Frisco United Methodist Church | 7659 Preston Road, Frisco
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Frisco is alive with the sound of music! Here's a chance to listen to Broadway's greatest hits brought to life by the Frisco Chorale, as they interpret songs from Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story and The Sound of Music, among many others. The concert kicks off at 7 p.m.

Concerts By The Creek Spring Series

When: May 28, 2022
Where: Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm | 970 Garden Park Dr., Allen
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This Saturday, Watters Creek invites you to grab a spot and spend a nice warm summer night with live music and good food. Starting from 7 p.m., this weekend Allen's very own Counterfit Radio will be playing their mixture of dance, R&B, pop, rock and country hits.

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Safari Nights at Dallas Zoo

When: May 28 to July 2, 2022
WhereDallas Zoo | 650 S. R. L. Thorton Freeway, Dallas
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If you are planning a visit to the Dallas Zoo, now's the time! Spend the day with your family meeting more than 2,000 animals, and come back afterhours for a concert series included with the zoo admission. This weekend, Hard Nights Day, a Beatles tribute band, will take over the Sprint Stage at 7 p.m.

Boots & BBQ Fest

When: May 29, 2022
WhereLegacy Hall | 5908 Headquarters Dr, Plano
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Hope you've got your boots ready for a Sunday full of live country music at Legacy Hall's first Boots & BBQ Fest. When you get tired of dancing, stop at the Unlawful Assembly Brewing Co. for a craft beer before you head straight to Brisket Love to get all the foodie-goodies of the brisket love BBQ plate that's available only for the event.

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Plano Outdoor Pools Opening

When: May 28, 2022
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That's right folks! Plano's indoor and outdoor pool locations are opening this weekend, so check off your summer bucket list with the water slides at Oak Point Recreation Center and the Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center and the splash pads at Plano Aquatic Center and Jack Carter Pool. Or, you can always swim at Liberty Recreation Center, the Douglas Community Center, Carpenter Recreation Center and the Harry Rowlinson Natatorium.

A Live Art to Live Music Event at The Cove

When: May 28, 6-9 PM, 2022
WhereThe Cove | 402 N. Tennessee St., McKinney
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The Cove presents an artistic event in which eight artists will be working spontaneously to the music of Celtic trio La Via est Belle, followed by maestro Jason Lim, violist and award-winning artistic director and conductor of the McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra. The result? A beautiful moment of shared talented creativity.

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The Firehouse Theatre Presents Big Fish: Small Cast

When: Until May 29, 2022
WhereThe Firehouse Theatre | 2535 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch
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With a small cast of 12 actors, this musical adaptation of David Wallace's book, tells the larger-than-life story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman whose epic tales thrill just about everyone, except for his son. Soon to become a dad himself, Will is worried about the truth behind his father's stories.

Summer Splash Pool Party at NYLO Plano

When: May 28, 2022
WhereNYLO Dallas Plano Hotel | 8201 Preston Road, Plano

Grab a friend, take your beach towel and get ready to kick off the long weekend by relaxing by the pool. Treat yourself with summer-themed food and drinks or enjoy friendly competition in a yard game.

Last Huzzah at Scarborough Renaissance Festival

When: May 28, 29 and 30, 2022
WhereScarborough Renaissance Festival | Korfield, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie
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Go say goodbye to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival until next season! Enjoy over 20 stages with all kinds of nonstop entertainment including combat jousting, children's knighting ceremonies, combat competitions, live music and dancing, the mermaid lagoon and more. Sunday 29 is topsy turvy day, an upside-down day in which royalty become beggars and villagers become kings and queens. On Memorial Day, the festival will pay tribute to our brave heroes with their grande parade.

Forever Mac Tribute Band at Legacy Hall

When: May 28, 2022
Where: Legacy Hall Box Garden | Winrose Ave, Plano
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Listen to iconic Fleetwood Mac tunes from Forever Mac, a faithful tribute band that will rock you back in time while you enjoy a frozen cocktail from the Garden Bar. Or go your own way and reserve a Balcony VIP Lounge for a better view of the stage. The concert starts at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Even More Great Things To Do This Weekend in Dallas & Collin County

Sunset at Memorial Park @ Hunters Glen Church
When: May 30, 2022
WhereHunters Glen Baptist Church | 4001 Custer Rd, Plano
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Kids Art and Theatre Summer Camp: Pirates Meet the Mermaids
When: May 30 to June 10, 2022
WhereCamp Location | 1400 Summit Ave. Suite E., Plano
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Legacy West Live Music Presents Quentin Moore
When: May 28, 2022
WhereLegacy Hall | 5908 Headquarters Dr, Plano
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Summer Move Series - Divadance
When: May 28, 2022
WhereThe Boardwalk at Granite Park | 5800 State Highway 121, Plano
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Memorial Day Party at Turkish Cafe
When: May 30, 2022
WhereTurkish Cafe | 8412 Preston Rd., #332, Plano
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Seussical: The Musical at the Plaza Theatre
When: May 28 to June 5, 2022
WherePlaza Theatre | 521 W State St, Garland
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Shen Yun at Winspear Opera House
When: May 27 to 29, 2022
Where: AT&T Performing Arts Center | Flora St. and Jack Evans St., Downtown Dallas
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Heathers: The musical at Art Centre Theatre
When: May 27 to June 5, 2022
WhereArt Centre Theatre | 1400 Summit Ave Suite E, Plano
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