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

Plan your week of May 6 to May 9, 2024
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Step into a world of excitement with this vibrant lineup of things to do! From discovering the art of modern calligraphy to grooving to the iconic sounds of Cypress Hill, this list will hit the right tune for everyone.

Continue your week by exploring a unique parks and arts mixer, immerse yourself in the legendary tunes of Luis Miguel or network with fellow business owners at Chamber Works.

Those experiences and so much more are on the calendar for another fun and exciting week in North Texas that will satisfy your eyes, ears and tastes buds.

Don't forget to scroll all the way down to see our local picks for must-go upcoming events and our weekly recommendations for where to eat and drink this week.

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

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Class Series: Sip & Script CalliGraphy

When: May 6, 2024 | 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: CityLine Plaza | 1150 State St, Richardson
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Discover the art of modern calligraphy with Sip & Script at CityLine Plaza in Richardson on May 6, 2024. This class introduces calligraphy using a pointed dip pen and ink, perfect for stationery enthusiasts or DIY brides-to-be. Learn the basics, receive a beginner's calligraphy kit and enjoy practicing on various paper goods. Also, BYOB for drinks and take advantage of CityLine's 30 dining options. Reserve your spot now!

Cypress Hill - We Legalized It 2024

When: May 7, 2024 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: House of Blues Dallas | 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas

Get ready for Cypress Hill's We Legalized It 2024 tour at the House of Blues Dallas on May 7, 2024, starting at 7:00 p.m. This iconic American hip-hop group promises an unforgettable night of music. Joined by The Pharcyde and Souls of Mischief, the event begins at 8:00 p.m. All ages are welcome. For VIP seating, contact [email protected]. Tickets are available now.

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Blended: A Parks And Arts Mixer

When: May 8, 2024 | 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Aloft Frisco | 3202 Parkwood Blvd, Frisco

Blended: A Parks and Arts Mixer occurs on May 8 at Aloft Frisco. You can engage with Play Frisco, Melody of Hope, Kaleidoscope Park, Frisco Arts Foundation and the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco. Plus, enjoy live music, art displays and updates on arts initiatives. Attendance is free, but space is limited. Register now to secure a spot and enjoy light refreshments.

Luis Miguel Tour 2024

When: May 8, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: American Airlines Center | 2500 Victory Ave, Dallas

Experience the legendary Luis Miguel live on May 8, 2024, at the American Airlines Center in Dallas at 8:00 p.m. Luis Miguel, renowned for his powerful voice and stage presence, is one of the most successful singers in Spanish music history. With 100 million+ records sold worldwide, he captivates audiences with his versatile repertoire spanning pop, ballads, boleros and more. Tickets are available now.

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Chamber Works Thursday Morning Networking Event

When: May 9, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Where: Strikz Entertainment | 8789 Lebanon Rd, Frisco

Join the energetic crowd of business owners at the weekly Chamber Works networking event on May 9, 2024, at Strikz Entertainment in Frisco. Enjoy breakfast and networking from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m., and be prepared for a 5 minute presentation from the breakfast sponsor and a chance to give a 30 second business commercial. Registering is not a requirement for this in-person event.

Blake Shelton Tribute | Blake Nation

When: May 9, 2024 | 7:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Join Legacy Hall for an unforgettable evening on May 9, 2024, featuring Blake Nation, the ultimate tribute to Blake Shelton! Dance beneath the stars to live renditions of Shelton's greatest hits, and choose from general admission standing room tickets or elevate your experience with a VIP lounge reservation (21+). Reserve your spot today for a night of country music magic at the Lexus Box Garden!

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Specialty Cinco De Mayo Tequila Drinks At Malai Kitchen

When: May 1 to 31, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Malai Kitchen | Multiple locations

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo all month at Malai Kitchen with specialty tequila drinks! Enjoy a watermelon rosé margarita, lychee guava mezcal cooler, blood orange tequila old fashioned and mezcal mule throughout May. Prices vary. Visit their Dallas, Southlake or Fort Worth locations or call 972-373-4434 (Dallas – Preston Center), 214-599-7857 (Dallas – Uptown), 817-251-9141 (Southlake) or 682-707-3959 (Fort Worth) for reservations.

Walk This Way exhibit

When: May 6 to July 14, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum | 300 N. Houston, Dallas

The captivating Walk this Way exhibit is on display at the Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum from May 6 to July 14, 2024. Delve into the stories behind over 100 pairs of shoes, spanning nearly two centuries, from the collection of iconic shoe designer Stuart Weitzman and philanthropist Jane Gershon Weitzman. Discover how footwear reflects women's activism, suffrage and societal changes, showcasing their pivotal role in history.

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Destination: Dinosaurs, Presented by Reliant

When: May 6 to September 30, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Dallas Zoo | 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas

Embark on an adventure at the Dallas Zoo with Destination: Dinosaurs, Presented by Reliant, running from May 6 to September 30, 2024. Every day, you can witness over 100 life-sized dinosaurs, hear their mighty roars and feel the chills of their hisses. It is one of the country's most extensive immersive dinosaur exhibits that lets you uncover the secrets of these ancient creatures.

IRON MEN: The Artistry Of Iron In Samurai Armor

When: May 6 to October 6, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum | 2501 N. Harwood St. Harwood, Dallas

The artistry of iron in samurai armor is on display at the IRON MEN exhibition from May 6 to October 6, 2024, located at The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum in Dallas. This exhibition lets you delve into the pageantry, violence, beauty and honor of Samurai culture through their intricately crafted armor. Explore one of the world's largest collections of samurai artifacts, meticulously curated by the Barbier-Mueller family.

Even More Great Things To Do This Week In Dallas & Collin County

Monday Night Karaoke
When: May 6, 2024 | 6:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Tuesday Baby Back Rib Special At Jasper’s
When: May 7, 2024 | 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Jasper's Richardson | 1251 State St #950, Richardson
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Lawrence Rosales At The Comedy Arena
When: May 9, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Comedy Arena | 305 E. Virgina St. #104 , McKinney

T. Rex: The Ultimate Predator At The Perot Museum
When: May 6 to September 22, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed Tue, opens at 11:00 a.m. on Sun)
Where: Perot Museum | 2201 N Field St, Dallas

Craft Cocktails At Wabi House In Dallas
When: Daily, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Wabi House | 1802 Greenville Ave # 100, Dallas

Save The Date!

HASDA PUNJAB Vaisakhi Mela 2024

When: May 25, 2024 | 5:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Plano Event Centre | 2000 East Spring Creek Parkway, Plano
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Save the date and gather friends and family to join the Punjabi Association for Hasda Punjab Vaisakhi 2024 on May 25 at the Plano Event Centre in Plano from 5:00 to 11:30 p.m. During this cultural event, you can experience and enjoy bhangra, gidha, folk dance, singing, food and shopping. Entry is only allowed before 10:00 p.m., so arrive on time.

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Taste Addison

When: May 31 to June 2, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Addison Circle Park | 4970 Addison Circle, Addison

Save the date to experience the fusion of culinary delights, live performances and immersive art at Taste Addison from May 31 to June 2, 2024. Celebrating its legacy since 1993, this iconic festival showcases top-notch restaurants, national headliners and creative visual arts. From delectable eats to captivating beats and artistic treats, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this family-friendly weekend extravaganza.

Little Elm Craft Brew & Que 2024

When: June 1 to 4, 2024 | 9:00 p.m.
Where: Little Elm Park | 701 West Eldorado Parkway Little Elm

Save the date to join the 9th annual Little Elm Craft Brew & Que festival at Little Elm Park, where you can delight in beer and wine tastings, barbecue from Texas pitmasters, live music featuring Treaty Oak Revival, VIP passes, contests, vendors and a fireworks show. VIP tickets include exclusive perks like access to the VIP tent and dedicated amenities.

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6th Annual Golf Classic

When: Juni 4, 2024 | 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: The Clubs of Prestonwood - The Hills | 6600 Columbine Way, Plano

Write it in your agenda to join the excitement at the 6th annual golf classic on June 4, 2024, at The Clubs of Prestonwood - The Hills in Plano. With a four-person scramble format, thrilling on-course contests and fantastic raffle prizes, it promises a day of fun while supporting survivors of domestic abuse. Register to secure a spot for this golf event!

Local Profile's Inaugural Women In Business Symposium

When: June 13, 2024 | 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park | 5805 Granite Parkway, Plano

Join Local Profile's inaugural Women in Business Symposium, presented by Bank of America, at the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park on June 13, 2024. This empowering event features networking, cocktails and a powerhouse discussion on Lessons Learned from Successful Women in Business. Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to gain practical insights, forge connections and engage with influential speakers. Tickets are available for $45, with combo options also offered.