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

Plan your weekend of March 10 - 12
Things will get freaky this weekend in Frisco. Photo: Paranormal Crique | Facebook | Photography: Joshua Davis

Variety is the name of the game this weekend in Collin County. From concerts and goat yoga to spring runs and a haunted house-like circus, you'll find something for you, whatever floats your boat. Don't forget to check our favorite places to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and scroll all the way down to find our weekly recommendations for places to eat and get everything planned for an amazing two-day break from the daily routine.

Come right in, because here's the only list you need!

Paranormal Cirque this weekend in Frisco
Photo: Paranormal Cirque | Facebook | Photography: @Philip Taylor

Paranormal Cirque

When: March 9 through 12, 2023 | See the full schedule
Where: Stonebriar Centre | 2601 Preston Rd., Frisco

This thrilling circus-meets-haunted-house show combines theater, acrobatics, illusion and cabaret to bring you a unique experience. With innovative storytelling, the horror-themed performances will take you to a parallel world where you'll find yourself surrounded by monstrous creatures. This show is restricted and kids under 18 will require an accompanying guardian.

Murder at the Howard Johnson's

When: February 24 through March 25, 2023 | See the full schedule
Where: Pocket Sandwich Theatre | 1104 S. Elm Street
, Carrollton

No one is safe in this murderous love triangle. Based on the play written by Ron Clark and Sam Bobrick, the show is divided into three scenes in which a murder is planned. Before planning her lover's death with the help of her husband, Arlene planned her husband's murder aided by her lover. After both her plans were botched, it was her turn to become the target of a murder attempt.

Photo: The Battle of Evermore: A Led Zeppelin Tribute Experience | Facebook

Led Zeppelin Tribute - The Battle of Evermore

When: March 10, 2023 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Right in time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Led Zeppelin's fifth album, Houses of the Holy, The Battle of Evermore will be performing the whole album plus some of the legendary band's greatest hits in one epic night. Get the best view of the stage by reserving a Balcony VIP Lounge and enjoy a dedicated cocktail service while you rock on.

Steel Magnolias

When: March 3 through 19, 2023| See the full schedule
Where: Art Centre Theatre| 1400 Summit Ave, Ste E, Plano

Join Anelle Dupuy, a beauty school graduate, as she enters Truvy Jones’ salon and meets all the regulars: Clairee Belcher, the former mayor’s cheerful widow; Shelby; and her mother, M’Lynn Eatenton. Enjoy this touching drama full of hilarious repartee and acerbic but humorous dialogue.

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Spring into Color 5K Run and 10K Relay

When: March 11, 2023 | 8:00 a.m.
Where: Oak Point Recreation Center
| 6000 Jupiter Rd, Plano
Sign Up

Along the spring garage sale and festival, this year attendees can participate in a 5K race and 10K relay before joining the party with free food, carnival-style games and shop gently used items. Both the race and the relay will begin and end at Oak Point Recreation Center and teams for the relay will consist of two people.

Pop Punk Nite: Scene Paddy's Day

When: March 11, 2022| 6:00 p.m. to March 12, 1:00 a.m.
Where: The Revel Patio Grill | 9305 Preston Road, Frisco

Gather some friends and head to The Revel for a night of emo/pop-punk acoustic performances. Enjoy the biggest hits from bands like My Chemical Romance, Paramore, Sum 41, Blink-182 and Fall Out Boy performed live by Van Full of Nuns, followed by some of the best up-and-coming pop punk and emo bands playing their own original music.

Collin County Goat Yoga

McKinney: March 11, 2023 | 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. | The Stix House, 301 Eldorado Parkway #100 | Tickets
Frisco: March 12, 2023 | 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. | Frisco Fresh Market, 9215 John W Elliott, Dr. | Tickets

Whether you find yourself in McKinney or Frisco this weekend, don't miss the cutest workout out there. Get your mat and get ready to exercise while adorable pygmy goats nibble, nudge and jump all around you.

Meteor Shower

When: Weekends between March 10 and 26, 2023 | See the full schedule
Where: Garland Civic Theatre | 300 N 5th St., Garland

Written by the hilarious Steve Martin, Meteor Shower follows 1993-couple Corky and Norm as they host a dinner party for Gerald and Laura to see a once-in-a-lifetime celestial event. All starts as expected, but as the stars come out, it is increasingly clear not all is right with Gerald and Laura.

Will Olivia Colman claim her second Oscar this year? Photo: Tinseltown | Shutterstock

Oscars Watch Party

When: March 12, 2023 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Calling all movie fans! Get your friends and head to Legacy Hall this Sunday and find out if your taste in film matches the Academy's. Cheer for your favorite movies and be wowedby amazing red carpet gawns while you enjoy delicious food and drinks from Legacy Hall's 20+ eateries.

The Singprovisers

When: March 11, 2023 |  10:00 p.m.
Where: The Comedy Arena | 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney

Music and comedy fused and created the Singprovisers. They use the audience’s suggestions to create unique and hilarious scenarios and musical shows with improvised tunes by Louie Espinosa on the keys.

Photo: Frisco Fire Safety Town | Website

Bonus Weekend Event: Safety Saturdays

When: March 11, 2023 |  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Frisco Fire Safety Town | 8601 Gary Burns Drive, Frisco
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Add a little safety to the weekend with this open house-style event will feature jeep and bike rides, fire engine exploration opportunities for families, pedestrian safety practice at Safety Town village and a tour through the educational facility.

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

Free Public Art Tour
When: Selected days January 26 through March 29, 2023 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Visitor Center | 200 W. Virginia, McKinney
More Info

Benji Statue Installation & Ribbon Cutting
When: March 11, 2023 | 1:00 p.m.
Where: SE corner of Virginia and Tennessee Streets, McKinney
More Info

Harry Potter Drag Brunch
When: March 11, 2023 | 11:00 a.m.
Where: Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Owl Prowl Night Hike
When: March 11, 2023 | 6:00 p.m.
WhereHeard Natural Science Museum | 1 Nature Place, McKinney
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The Brit Pack
When: March 11, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Family Fun Day
When: March 10, 2023 | 10:00 a.m.
Where: Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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