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

Plan your week of February 23 – 25, 2024
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Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, for a weekend extravaganza. We've got everything from family movie nights to disco cowgirls, botox with bubbles and concerts that'll make your ears wiggle with joy!

Are you ready to dance? Vibe along during an Erykah Badu concert or groove to the Gipsy Kings! Want some culture? Dive into exhibitions commemorating Deep Ellum or visit the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame! Come one, come all, and let's make memories.

Scroll all the way down to find our weekly recommendations for places to eat, and get everything planned for an amazing three-day break from the daily routine.

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

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Family Movie Night Presented By Monument Realty

When: February 23, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Gather up for a fun family movie night on February 23, 2024, at The Monument Realty PGA District in Frisco. The movie title for this night is a surprise. Also, enjoy dinner or a treat at Ice House, Lounge by Topgolf, or Margaret's Cones & Cups. Outside food, drink, and lawn chairs are not allowed, but leashed dogs are welcome.

Disco Cowgirl

When: February 23, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Come dance to renditions of favorites from Shania Twain, Taylor Swift, Dolly Parton, Whitney Houston and more with Danni and Kris! General admission standing room is free, or upgrade to a balcony VIP lounge [21+] for dedicated cocktail service and the best view. Also, enjoy dinner from nearly 20 eateries and craft cocktails from 5+ bars. Note the inclement weather policy.

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Botox & Bubbles At Blue Lacy Mercantile

When: February 23, 2024 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District \ 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco

Come for Botox and bubbles at Blue Lacy Mercantile in the Monument Realty PGA District on February 23, 2024. Enjoy sparkling wine, shopping and the opportunity to refresh or try Botox for the first time at $11/unit. Guests receive 20% off purchases and a complimentary beverage. Space is limited, so pre-register for Botox injections via SignUpGenius. Tickets are $10 each and are available online.

The Frisco Chamber Of Commerce 2024 Annual Awards Gala

When: February 23, 2024 | 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Omni PGA Frisco Resort | 4341 PGA Pkwy, Frisco

Join the Frisco business elite at the Annual Awards Gala on February 23, 2024, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Held at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort, this prestigious event, attended by 600 influential leaders, recognizes outstanding businesses, organizations and citizens. Celebrate success, network with Frisco's movers and shakers and stay tuned for the nomination process, which will be your chance to shine in the vibrant Frisco business community!

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Cook The Book: The Rise: Black Cooks And The Soul Of American Food

When: February 23, 2024 | 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane | 5750 East Lovers Lane, Dallas

Embark on a culinary journey inspired by Chef Marcus Samuelsson's cookbook. You can immerse yourself in the diverse and delicious world of black chefs, activists and writers. Led by a small team, you'll create a delightful meatless meal featuring recipes like Lagos plantains with yaji dip, tamarind glazed halibut, roasted carrots with ayib and Montego Bay rum cake. The ticket includes a copy of Chef Samuelsson's cookbook.

Let's Glow 2024

When: February 23 to 24, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Cove | 402 N. Tennessee St, McKinney
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This weekend, get ready to experience the Let's Glow 2024 exhibit at The Cove in McKinney. From February 23 to 24, you can discover Kelly Marra's vibrant UV reactive paintings and jewelry in this exhibit in a blacklight experience. Also, know that Saturday night transforms into a glow party, so don't forget to dress up and shine under the black light!

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Texas Black Sports Hall Of Fame Induction Luncheon

When: February 24, 2024 | 11:30 a.m.
Where: The African American Museum | 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, Texas

Organized by the African American Museum, the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame honors coaches and athletes who have made significant contributions to African American culture and history. This year's inductees include Jennifer Bell, Tamicha Jackson, Robert Pack Jr., Retha Swindell, Bobby Brooks, Lester Hayes, Nate Newton, Marvin Washington, Richard Bonner, Roger B. Brown (posthumously), Fred Whitfield and Abron Young, Jr.

Erykah Badu At The Factory In Deep Ellum

When: February 24 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Factory in Deep Ellum | 2713 Canton St, Dallas

Don't miss Erykah Badu's powerful performance at The Factory in Deep Ellum on February 24 at 8:00 p.m. Known for her musical prowess and boundary-breaking creativity, Badu's blend of soul, funk, hip-hop and more has earned her acclaim since her debut album, Baduizm, in 1997. Beyond music, Badu has influenced fashion, wellness and cannabis culture, making her a true icon.

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The Eisemann Center Presents Broadway Singer And Leading Man Brian Stokes

When: February 24, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson

You can experience the enchanting performance of Broadway singer and leading man Brian Stokes Mitchell on February 24. The event takes place at The Eisemann Center. Brian Stokes Mitchell, a Tony Award winner, is celebrated as the last leading man by The New York Times. Enjoy this captivating evening of Broadway magic. Tickets are available for purchase, and the performance will be a memorable showcase of Mitchell's extraordinary talent.

4word Gala 2024: An Evening Of Celebration Featuring Stephanie Chung

When: February 24, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Omni Frisco Hotel | 11 Cowboys Way, Frisco

Visit the 9th annual 4word Gala celebration, presented by Toyota, on February 24, 2024, at the Omni Frisco Hotel. This faith-based community event features Stephanie Chung, the first African-American president of an aviation brand, cancer survivor, mother and award-winning leadership speaker. With a mission to empower women in the workplace through mentoring and personal connections, 4word aims to inspire confidence and biblically informed decision-making.

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Gipsy Kings Featuring Nicolas Reyes

When: February 25, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: House of Blues Dallas | 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas

This weekend, you get to experience the vibrant sounds of the Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes at the House of Blues Dallas on February 25, 2024, which starts at 8:00 p.m. This all-ages event promises an unforgettable evening of Catalan rumba, flamenco, salsa and pop music. Take the chance to witness this band's unique blend of musical styles live on stage.

The Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra’s Spring Matinee Concert

When: February 25, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: The Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson
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Enjoy the Dallas Asian American Youth Orchestra's spring matinee concert at The Eisemann Center on February 25, 2024. Featuring the String Explorers, Junior Strings and Concert Strings orchestras, it promises a delightful afternoon of music for the whole family. Award-winning conductors lead these talented young musicians. Tickets are only $7, so take advantage of this opportunity to support local talent and enjoy beautiful performances.

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You Are Beautiful Art Installation At Stonebriar Centre

When: February 21 to March 4, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: Stonebriar Centre | 2601 Preston Road, Frisco
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Experience artist Matthew Hoffman's uplifting You Are Beautiful installation at Stonebriar Centre. Back by popular demand, this inspirational exhibit invites you to celebrate love and positivity. Share your affirmations on the affirmation wall, acknowledging the unique and wonderful person you are or expressing love for others. Join this free, month-long celebration at Nordstrom Court and immerse yourself in a collective experience of beauty and positivity.

African American Museum: Exhibitions Commemorating Significance Of Deep Ellum, Central Track

When: February 21 to May 24, 2024 | See the full schedule
Where: The African American Museum | 3536 Grand Avenue, Dallas, Texas
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The African American Museum in Dallas invites you to explore the enduring significance of Deep Ellum and Central Track. The exhibition Central Track: Crossroads of Deep Ellum delves into the 1920s and 1930s, showcasing archival materials and recordings of the era's music. Seeing a World Blind Lemon Never Saw by Alan Govenar explores locations in Blind Lemon's songs. Join them in commemorating these cultural landmarks from November to May.

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T. Rex: The Ultimate Predator At The Perot Museum

When: February 21 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 February 21 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!

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

Karaoke At Brass Tap
When: February 23, 2024 / 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where: The Brass Tap | 1251 State St Suite 650, Richardson
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Kat Hasty At Billy Bob’s Texas
When: February 23, 2024 | 10:00 p.m.
Where: Billy Bob's Texas | 2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth
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Dance Cardio with Social Joy
When: February 24, 2024 | 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District | 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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U2 Tribute | Pride in the Name of U2
When:  February 24, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano

Celebrate Black History Month With Brunch
When: February 25, 2024 | 12:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Where: Central Market Dallas Lovers Lane | 5750 East Lovers Lane, Dallas

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Taste 2024: Hidden Gems

When: March 7, 2024 | 6:30 to 9:00
Where: Mercedes-Benz of Plano | 6455 N Dallas Parkway, Plano

Join the Hendrick Scholarship Foundation for Taste 2024, a soirée to serve student success for life! Indulge in the tastes of Plano's premier chefs, and enjoy music, cocktails, auctions and more. VIP guests can arrive at 5:30 p.m. for an exclusive experience, including special drinks and a chance to meet Dallas Cowboy rookie kicker Brandon Aubrey. Dress in casual cocktail attire and join the quest for treasures.

Hank And My Honky Tonk Heroes Starring Jason Petty

When: March 15 to 16, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson

It is time to experience the essence of Hank Williams Sr.'s life and music in Hank and My Honky Tonk Heroes, starring Jason Petty, on March 15 to 16, 2024. Jason Petty, renowned for portraying Hank Williams in Lost Highway, brings an authentic and insightful story. Backed by a four-piece band, the show delves into the country singer's upbringing, rise to fame and influence on contemporary artists.

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TUPPS Brewery Benefit Concert

When: April 12, 2024 | 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: TUPPS Brewery | 721 Anderson St, McKinney

Save the date for the Tupps Brewery Benefit Concert on April 12, 2024, featuring the Emerald City Band. Held at the brand new Tupps Brewery outdoor venue, this event supports survivors of sex trafficking. Enjoy live music, dancing, food, a wine and whiskey pull, local retail vendors and more! Make sure to grab your tickets now for an unforgettable evening.