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Top 15 Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

Plan your weekend of July 5 to 7, 2024
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Looking for the best ways to spend your weekend in Dallas and Collin County? We've got you covered. Whether you’re in the mood for serene yoga sessions, thrilling concerts, Broadway classics, or a delicious meal, there's something for everyone to enjoy this weekend. 

Plan ahead and create memorable moments this weekend with these exciting opportunities to have fun and connect with your community!

Here’s a curated roundup of the events happening from July 5 to 7:

Stars & Stripes Night

When: July 4 - 6, 2024
Where: 7300 RoughRiders Trail, Frisco
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The Frisco RoughRiders, Double-A affiliate of the World Series champion Texas Rangers, are set to host three straight nights of fireworks and family fun from July 4 through 6 in a three-game series against the Arkansas Travelers (Seattle Mariners affiliate).

4 Days Of Brunch

When: July 5 - 7, 2024
Where: 5901 Winthrop St Ste 110, Plano
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Haywire is ringing in the Fourth of July with four days of Brunch. From Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7, enjoy our Hill Country-inspired Brunch menu until 2 p.m.

CRÚ: Ignite Your Fourth

When: Until July 6, 2024
Where: CRU Food & Wine Bar, 7201 Bishop Rd., Ste E2, Plano
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Celebrate the Fourth of July at CRÚ with a special 3-course menu: start with a fresh tomato and burrata salad, enjoy Allen Brothers bavette steak with garlic mashed potatoes and grilled veggie kabob and finish with a local peach and blackberry cobbler. Pair your meal with CRÚ's extensive wine selection for a perfect holiday gathering with friends and family.

Sea Voyage Craft Theme

When: July 5 - 13, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Crayola Experience, 6121 W. Park Blvd., A100, Plano
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Ahoy Mates! Dive into our Sea Voyage craft theme this summer, July 1 – August 31. Paint a Pirate Hat at Paint Palette, build a Pirate Ship at Activity Studio and mold a Pirate’s Parrot at Modeling Madness. Don't miss out — set sail and join the adventure!

Mary Poppins – Community Theatre

When: July 5 - 7, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Willow Bend Center For The Arts, 6121 W Park Blvd, B216, Plano
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One of Disney’s most beloved movies, Mary Poppins, is now a musical. Set in 1910 England, the story follows Mary Poppins as she teaches the troubled Banks family to value each other, featuring memorable adventures and timeless lessons. This theatre troupe offers amateur actors a chance to enhance their skills through family-friendly performances, casting both adults and children. 

Texas Sculpts III

When: July 6 - Aug. 24, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: ArtCentre of Plano, 902 E 16th Street, Plano
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Don't miss Texas Sculpts, the premier annual sculpture exhibition showcasing 13 accomplished Texas artists. On view at the ArtCentre and online from July 6 to Aug. 24, 2024, this event promises an extraordinary display of sculptural artistry. Join us for an artistic extravaganza featuring works by renowned artists celebrated throughout Texas and beyond.

2024 Small Business Cohort

When: July 6 - Aug. 31, 2024 | 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Legacy West, Starbucks Breezeway, 5908 Headquarters Dr, Plano
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Visit the Starbucks Breezeway and explore the 2024 Legacy West Small Business Cohort vendors. Thirteen small businesses from across Dallas-Fort Worth are joining us to embrace entrepreneurship, reach new business heights and develop meaningful relationships through resources, mentorship and unique retail opportunities.

Parent & Child: Asian Dumplings

When: July 7, 2024 | 9:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Where: Central Market Cooking School Plano, 320 Coit Road, Plano
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Working in small teams, participants will create two fillings and several dipping sauces before filling and pleating dumplings. Afterward, they will sample a variety of dumplings with their sauces while instructors offer tips on steaming, frying and boiling these bite-sized morsels. This class is for at least one adult and one child, ages 7-17. Each attendee requires a ticket and children must be accompanied by an adult.

80’s Mix Tape Concert

When: July 5, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Step into the 80s with 80’s Mix Tape, the ultimate band playing all your favorite hits. Dress in neon, big hair and shoulder pads and party like it’s 1985! No tickets are needed; just grab a lawn blanket and enjoy the show — note: no outside food, drink, or lawn chairs are allowed. Dogs are welcome on leashes. District restaurants, including Lounge by Topgolf and Ice House, will be open for dining during the event.

"Frisco on Main" Solo Art Exhibition Opening Reception

When: July 6, 2024 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 Dallas Pkwy., #200, Frisco
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Frisco on Main is a captivating solo art exhibition that seeks to portray the essence of life on Main Street and its surrounding areas in the city of Frisco. Through paintings and drawings inspired by real places, the exhibition aims to inspire visitors to appreciate the beauty found in everyday experiences and often overlooked spaces. It offers a glimpse into a moment in time, celebrating the spirit and charm of Frisco through art.

Texas Flood Live at The Sanctuary

When: July 6, 2024 | 8:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: The Sanctuary Music & Events Center, 6633 Virginia Parkway, McKinney
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The Guitar Sanctuary presents a special double bill featuring Tommy Katona and Texas Flood alongside The Maylee Thomas Band at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center. Options include table seating downstairs or on the upstairs balcony or standing room only on the upstairs balcony. Balcony seating is accessible only via stairs.

Independence Day Family Fun Weekend

When: July 5 - 7, 2024
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas
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Celebrate July 4th at the Dallas Arboretum with Independence Day Family Fun Weekend! Presented by Primrose Schools, enjoy a glove encounter with Window to the Wild, live music, a petting zoo and an exhibit on floral fashion history. Plus, relax in colorful hammocks scattered across the Pecan Grove. Admission to the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden is free with paid garden entry, courtesy of Kelley Family Days from July 4-7.

Frida’s Birthday Party!

When: July 6, 2024
Where: PDNB Gallery, 150 Manufacturing Street, Suite 203, Dallas
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Join the celebration of Frida Kahlo's birthday on Saturday, July 6th from 1 to 5 p.m. at a special event featuring a lecture and book signing by renowned Frida Kahlo scholar Salomon Grimberg. The afternoon begins with Grimberg's lecture, "Frida Kahlo Revisited," at 1 p.m., followed by a book signing of his work I Will Never Forget You...Frida Kahlo to Nickolas Muray. The birthday festivities start at 3 p.m., promising an engaging tribute to Frida Kahlo's enduring influence and artistic legacy.

The Eye of White Rock Lake: Photographs by Adam Velte

When: July 6, 2024
Where: Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Dr., Dallas
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The Bath House Cultural Center presents "The Eye of White Rock Lake," a photography exhibition by Dallas artist Adam Velte, showcasing from July 6 to August 10, 2024. Velte's collection captures the essence of White Rock Lake Park through vibrant landscapes and wildlife scenes, reflecting his deep connection to the area as both resident and artist. Join us for a free public reception on July 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. to experience Velte's artistic vision of one of Dallas's most beloved natural treasures.

Mermaid at the Stoneleigh Pool

When: July 7, 2024 | 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh, 2927 Maple Ave, Dallas
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Dive into a world of wonder this summer at Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh! Join Mermaid Victoria at The Pool for a magical experience swimming with mermaids, playing games and creating lasting memories. Purchase your Resort Pass for all-day access to The Cabana and Pool.

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

Kid's Night Out - Parent's Night Off

When: July 5, 2024 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Pipe & Palette Plano at The Shops at Willow Bend, 6121 W Park Blvd., Suite C118, Plano
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Dallas Plano Asian Independence Cup 2024

When: July 5-7, 2024
Where: Russell Creek Park, 3500 McDermott Road, Plano
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Eagles Tribute | The Long Run

When: July 5, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

InFocus Band

When: July 5, 2024 | 10:00 p.m.
Where: Sambuca 360, 7200 Bishop Rd. #270, Plano

Billy Joel Tribute | Big Shot

When: July 6, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Summer Series Free Outdoor Yoga

When: July 6, 2024 | 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Where: McCall Plaza, 998 E 15th Street, Plano
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Sensory Friendly Swim Days - Tom Muehlenbeck

When: July 7, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center, 5801 W Parker Road, Plano
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Shark Party

When: July 7, 2024 | 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Texas Pool, 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano
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Musical Adventures: The Ocean

When: July 7, 2024 | 3:00 p.m.
Where: Willow Bend Center For The Arts, 6121 W Park Blvd, B216, Plano
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Summer Movie Series

When: July 6, 2024 | 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Live 80 - The Ultimate 80's Experience

When: Until July 5, 2024 | 1:00 to 3:30 p.m.
Where: The Revel Patio Grill, 9305 Preston Rd, Frisco
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On Stage at the Frisco Rail Yard

When: Until July 5 & 6, 2024 | 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Frisco Rail Yard, 9040 1st St., Frisco
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Rockstars of Tomorrow Frisco Showcase at The Revel!

When: Until July 7, 2024 | 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: The Revel Patio Grill, 9305 Preston Road, Frisco
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Creekside Live: Slim Chance

When: Until July 6, 2024 | 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Watters Creek Village, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen
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The Dinner Detective Comedy Mystery Dinner Show

When: July 6, 2024  | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Holiday Inn-Fort Worth Alliance, 11120 Moriah Drive, Fort Worth
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