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

Plan your week of April 22 – 25, 2024
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Embark on a cultural journey through Dallas and Collin County, where a myriad of events await. Begin with Sip & Script Calligraphy at CityLine Plaza, and hone your calligraphy skills. Then, indulge in the Kibble and Cocktails event at Lexus Box Garden, supporting abused dogs while enjoying live music, discover the enchanting melodies of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at the Eisemann Center, dive into space exploration with The Lunar Light: Discovery, and cap off your week with various other enriching experiences across the region.

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.

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Class Series: Sip & Script Calligraphy

When: April 22, 2024 | 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: CityLine Plaza | 1150 State St, Richardson
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Join Sip & Script for a fun night of learning calligraphy at CityLine Plaza in Richardson. This workshop introduces modern calligraphy with a pointed dip pen and ink, perfect for stationery enthusiasts, DIY brides-to-be or anyone crafty. This class includes 1.5 hours of instruction, a beginner’s calligraphy kit and various paper goods to practice on. Bring your food and drinks, or choose from 30 dining options at CityLine.

Kibble And Cocktails

When: April 23, 2024 | 6:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

It is time again for Kibble and Cocktails at Lexus Box Garden! Indulge in good food, drinks and live music by the Champagne Yacht Club while supporting the DFW Rescue Me Justice Fund, which benefits abused and neglected dogs. VIP Justice Lounge, table and general admission options are available. All proceeds directly aid dogs needing medical care and a loving home.

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The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

When: April 24, 2024 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Get your tickets to experience the enchanting melodies of The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain at the Hill Performance Hall, presented by Eisemann Center. With their unique blend of punk rock sensibilities and British humor, the orchestra delivers a performance that dances between sincerity and insanity. Having graced prestigious venues like Carnegie Hall and festivals worldwide, their 37-year-long journey has garnered international acclaim.

J's Dueling Pianos At Lexus Box Garden At Legacy Hall

When: April 25, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Join J's Dueling Pianos at Lexus Box Garden for an unforgettable night of music and entertainment in which you can sing along to your favorite tunes in an all-request show that bridges the gap between stage and audience. For an elevated experience, reserve a balcony VIP lounge [21+] and stick around for the free late-night party on Fridays and Saturdays at Legacy Hall's High Bar.

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The Lunar Light: Discovery

When: April 25, 2024 | 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Lunar Light: Discovery | 5743 LBJ Fwy, Dallas

Experience Lunar Light: Discovery on April 25, 2024 at 5743 LBJ Fwy in Dallas. During this immersive experience, you will dive into the role of an astronaut going on an adventure, investigating a recent asteroid impact on the moon, where a mysterious blue light emanates from and disrupts electronics. Join the mission and secure your tickets to the moon today! 

Cool Thursdays Concert Series: Neon Circus, Brooks & Dunn Tribute

When: April 25, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Dallas Arboretum | 8525 Garland Road, Dallas
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Join the Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Dallas Arboretum, featuring Neon Circus, a Brooks & Dunn Tribute band. You can enjoy live music from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage and Lawn. Tickets start at $15 for children (2-12) and $29 for seniors (65+) for members, with discounts available for groups of 15 or more. Guests can bring picnic baskets and coolers.

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En Plein Air Frisco

When: April 25 to 27, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Multiple locations
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Join Play Frisco and the Visual Arts Guild of Frisco for En Plein Air Frisco. Artists will paint outdoors for three days and nights at various city parks, including Frisco Heritage Museum and Village, Freedom Meadow at Warren Sports Complex, Frisco Commons Park and Big Bluestem Trail at Grand Park. Also, attend the wet paint/quick draw competition and the awards reception at The Grove at The Commons on April 27.

Walk This Way Exhibit

When: April 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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 22 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

Destination: Dinosaurs Presented by Reliant
When: April 22 to September 30, 2024 | 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Dallas Zoo | 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway, Dallas
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Premium Sparkling Wine And Small Bites Tasting
When: April 23, 2024 | 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lone Star Winery | 103 East Virginia Street, McKinney
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Top Dog Poker At The Brass Tap
When: April 24, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Brass Tap | 1251 State St Suite 650, Richardson
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Jazz @ The Comedy Arena Presents: The Cats
When: April 25, 2023 | 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Comedy Arena | 305 E. Virgina St. #104 , McKinney

Chamber Works Thursday Morning Networking Event
When: April 25, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.
Where: Strikz Entertainment | 8789 Lebanon Rd, Frisco, TX 75034
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Boogie Wonderland - 50 Years Of Chestnut Square

When: May 2, 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.

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 p.m. 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.

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!