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

Plan your week of April 15 – 18, 2024
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This curated list of things to do promises unforgettable experiences. From captivating musical performances and hilarious comedy to indulgent wining and dining and visits to thought-provoking exhibitions, gather friends and family and journey together through time and culture while exploring the richness of music, art, cuisine and history. These events offer endless opportunities for discovery and enjoyment for every age group to enjoy in North Texas this week.

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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The Eisemann Center Presents Keyboard Conversations: Three Great Romantics

When: April 15, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Experience the timeless beauty of Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Grieg at Eisemann Center's Keyboard Conversations on April 15, 2024, at 7:30 p.m., which lets you delight in beloved masterpieces performed by Mr. Siegel, followed by a post-concert meet and greet in the Leftwich Grand Foyer. Enjoy this enchanting evening celebrating the works of three great Romantics. Tickets are on sale now.

Twilight Tuesday - Party Machine

When: April 16, 2024 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Dallas Arboretum | 8525 Garland Road, Dallas

Consider visiting the Dallas Arboretum on April 16, 2024, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for Twilight Tuesday featuring Party Machine. Dance the night away to hits from the 50s to today's chart-toppers with this high-energy band. Member admission is $15 for adults and $10 for children ages five and up. Enjoy this ultimate dance party under the stars. Register now to secure your spot!

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Class Series: Roxor Gin Cocktail Class At Tricky Fish

When: April 17, 2024 | 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Tricky Fish |1251 State Street ##750, Richardson

Join Tricky Fish for the Roxor Gin cocktail class series. Learn the art of mixology with Roxor Gin as you craft two signature cocktails, Spring Showers and To Bee or Not to Bee. Also, indulge in fresh Third Coast seafood bites from Tricky Fish's menu paired with your creations. Tickets are $40 per person. Reserve your spot early, as space is limited.

Electric Light Orchestra Tribute | Strange Magic

When: April 18, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Experience the magic of Electric Light Orchestra (ELO) with Strange Magic at the Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall in Plano, and celebrate the iconic sound of ELO with live performances of hits like Evil Woman, Mr. Blue Sky and more. Wear your Jeff Lynne hair and sunglasses, and dance the night away! General admission standing room tickets and balcony VIP lounge reservations are available.

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Sundown Spanish Tapas Reception

When: April 18, 2024 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Southfork Ranch Lawn | 4341 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Indulge in an evening of Spanish delights at the Sundown Spanish tapas reception at Omni PGA Frisco Resort. Immerse yourself in the flavors of Spain with savory tapas, sweet treats and a selection of Spanish wines. Live music sets the ambiance, while a signature Spanish sangria welcomes guests to this enchanting event. Take advantage of this chance to savor the essence of Spain under the Texas sky.

Karen Morgan: Far Out Way Back Comedy Tour

When: April 18, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Join comedian Karen Morgan for a hilarious trip down memory lane with the Far Out Way Back Comedy Tour. Laugh along as she reminisces about the quirks of the 70s and 80s in this clean comedy show. This show is perfect for those nostalgic for simpler times or curious about surviving the era. Karen Morgan's wit, honed from her background as a trial attorney, guarantees a night of loud laughter.

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Wonderment Wine Dinner At Jasper's

When: April 18, 2024 | 6:30 p.m.
Where: Jasper's Richardson | 1251 State St #950, Richardson

The Wonderment Wine dinner promises a delightful evening at Jasper's on April 18, 2024, at 6:30 p.m. Indulge in a curated tasting menu paired with exquisite Wonderment Wines guided by an expert speaker. Also, delight in the culinary creations of Jasper's chefs and participate in a raffle to win wine and gift cards. Tickets are $95 per person for this exceptional dining experience.

Walk This Way Exhibit

When: April 15 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 April 15 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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T. Rex: The Ultimate Predator At The Perot Museum

When: April 15 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

From April 15 to September 22, 2024, take a journey to the Perot Museum in Dallas for an unparalleled experience with T. rex. Explore the latest discoveries, marvel at life-sized models and dive into the fascinating story of this iconic dinosaur. Uncover the secrets of the ultimate predator, its senses, social behaviors and its evolutionary journey. Get your tickets now!

IRON MEN: The Artistry Of Iron In Samurai Armor

When: April 15 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 April 16 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

Free Live Music At Aloft
When: April 16, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Aloft Richardson | 1160 State St, Richardson
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Premium Sparkling Wine And Small Bites Tasting
When: April 16, 2023 | 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lone Star Winery | 103 East Virginia Street, McKinney
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Simply Tina, Tribute To Tina Turner
When: April 18, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Dallas Arboretum | 8525 Garland Road, Dallas
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Sip & Shop In Downtown Plano
When: April 18, 2024 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Plano Arts District | 1021 E. 15th St, Plano
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Empty Bowls, Frisco
When: April 18, 2024 | 6:30 p.m.
Where: Verona Villa | Empty Bowls, Frisco

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Boogie Wonderland - 50 Years Of Chestnut Square

When: May 7 to 10, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Chestnut Square Historic Village | 315 S Chestnut St, McKinney
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Join the celebration of 50 years at Chestnut Square Historic Village with Boogie Wonderland - 50 Years of Chestnut Square from May 7 to 10, 2024. Don your grooviest 70s attire and dance to live music by the Maylee Thomas Band. Also, enjoy a special 70s menu by Chef Jeff Qualls, complimentary beverages, historic home tours, raffles and limited edition 50th anniversary swag.

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.

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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 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!