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Top 20 Things To Do This Week In Dallas & Collin County

Plan your week of June 17 - 20, 2024
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Looking for the best ways to spend your week? We've got you covered. Whether you're craving island-inspired flavors, to testing your knowledge in trivia night, diving into a world record attempt at the World's Largest Swimming Lesson, enjoy sunset tapas at Omni PGA Frisco Resort or embrace the summer solstice, there's something for everyone. 

Don't miss out on these exciting opportunities to have fun and connect with your community!

Be sure to also check out our Juneteenth and Pride guide for more events happening this week.

Here’s what’s happening from June 17 to 20:

2024 Golf Classic

When: June 17, 2024
Where: Stonebriar Country Club, 5050 Country Club Dr, Frisco
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Join the Frisco Family Services for their Golf Classic, celebrating 30 years of dedicated community service with a day of golf for a cause. This event supports critical programs and services benefiting individuals and families in crisis throughout Frisco and Frisco ISD. Your participation directly contributes to their mission of supporting the local community.

Dallas Cowboys Youth Camps 2024

When: June 17, 2024 | 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Ford Center at The Star, 9 Cowboys Way, Frisco
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Kids aged 6-16 can join Dallas Cowboys Youth Camps. Football camps teach teamwork, dedication, and character, while Dance Camps focus on technical skills and building self-esteem with coaching from Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders.

Tiki Cocktails & Tropical Tacos Cocktail Dinner

When: June 18, 2024 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Urban Rio Cantina & Grill, 1000 E 14th Street #100, Plano
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Guests are invited to embrace summer at the Tiki Cocktails & Tropical Tacos Dinner. This event features four courses of island-inspired drinks and tacos. Tickets are $70 per person, including tax and gratuity.

Decades Trivia

When: June 18, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Legacy Hall is hosting a trivia night covering music, movies, history, and pop culture from the 60s to the 2000s. Compete for hall pass prizes worth $100, $75 and $50. Teams should bring a smart device for answering and arrive early to secure seats and enjoy dinner from 20+ eateries and bars. The entry fee is $30 per team of up to six players.

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Funniest Person with a Day Job Final

When: June 18, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:15 p.m.
Where: Plano House of Comedy, 7301 Lone Star Dr., Ste A-110, Plano
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Witness the exciting finale of the Funniest Person with a Day Job Contest. In its 3rd year, finalists compete for a $1000 cash prize. Celebrity guest judges will provide feedback. Join in for a night of laughs and support for the funniest talent.

Divine Desserts & Divination

When: June 18, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Better Than Sex Desserts, 1010 E. 15th St., Plano
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Enjoy scratch-made desserts paired with insightful readings about your future. Reserve your table now for this unique dine-in event where pleasure and prophecy come together seamlessly. Please note love readings in your reservation comments. Stephanie’s services are complimentary, so show your gratitude generously!

MLB Pitch, Hit & Run 2024

When: June 18, 2024 | 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Riders Field, 7300 RoughRiders Trail, Frisco
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The Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run (PHR) is a free event designed for boys and girls aged 7-14. This initiative allows participants to demonstrate their baseball and softball skills locally, with the potential to attend and compete for a championship during the MLB World Series. 

World's Largest Swimming Lesson 2024

When: June 20, 2024 | 12:15 to 1:15 p.m.
Where: Oak Point Recreation Center, 6000 Jupiter Rd, Plano
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Join Oak Point Recreation Center Pool for a chance to participate in breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest swimming lesson. Held annually in June to promote water safety and swimming skills, this event offers free lessons and certificates to all participants. 

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Sip & Shop in Downtown Plano

When: June 20, 2024 | 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Downtown Plano Arts District, 1021 E. 15th St., Plano
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Gather your friends for an evening of retail therapy, and don't forget to dress up for the monthly theme. This June 20, the theme is Tropical Island, featuring wine samples and local art from the Plano Art Association. Note that wine sampling is available for adults aged 21 and over with valid ID.

Anastasia The Musical

When: June 20-23, 2024
Where: Willow Bend Center for the Arts, 6121 W Park Blvd, B216, Plano
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From Tony-winning creators Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (known for Ragtime and Once On This Island), this dazzling show follows a brave young woman, Anya, as she navigates from the Russian Empire's twilight to 1920s Paris. Pursued by a Soviet officer, Anya joins forces with a con man and an ex-aristocrat on a quest to uncover her past, find love and reunite with family.

Sunset Texas Tapas Reception

When: June 20, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Omni PGA Frisco Resort, 4341 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Join the Sunset Texas Tapas Reception at Omni PGA Frisco Resort for an evening of Texas-inspired flavors and craft beer from Rollertown Beerworks, owned by local celebrities Jeff “Skin” Wade and Ben Rogers. Complimentary self-parking is provided, and valet parking is available for an additional fee.

Longest Day Carnival

When: June 20, 2024 | 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Touchmark at Emerald Lake, 350 S. Hardin Blvd., McKinney
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On the longest day of the year, the Alzheimer’s Association hosts a fundraiser to fight dementia. Enjoy family-friendly activities like a dunk tank, pie smash, ring toss, bake sale, carnival food and photos with Mickey the monkey. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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Litha - Summer Solstice Celebration

When: June 20, 2024 | 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Native, 207 N Tennessee St, McKinney
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Litha, celebrated by many practitioners, is a time marked with festivities, rituals and a deep connection to nature. Often coinciding with the summer solstice, it involves outdoor gatherings, bonfires, and sun-honoring rituals. 

The Stoneleigh Speakeasy

When: June 20, 2024 | 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Le Meridien Dallas, The Stoneleigh, 2927 Maple Ave, Dallas
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An evening steeped in the ambiance of the 1960s and 70s, featuring handcrafted bites by Executive Chef Esayas and specialty cocktail pairings. Enjoy full access to the 11th-floor library and music & dining room, complemented by live entertainment throughout the evening. Valet parking is included, with a cash bar available for additional drinks. The dress code is business casual, ensuring a fun and festive atmosphere. 

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden presents Cool Thursdays Concert Series

When: June 20, 2024  | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road, Dallas
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Enjoy stunning sunset views over White Rock Lake while listening to bands nationwide. Gather friends, pack a picnic and make Thursday night the best ever. With returning favorites and exciting new acts, the dance floor awaits.

Whiskey and Wagyu Dinner

When: June 20, 2024  | 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Ocean Prime Dallas, 2101 Cedar Springs Rd, Dallas
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Experience an exquisite culinary event, Whiskey & Wagyu, featuring a carefully crafted four-course menu by Executive Chef Charlie Tkacik and Woodford Reserve Ambassador Karl Lipscomb. Each reservation includes passed appetizers, the full menu, tax, gratuity and valet parking for a seamless and memorable dining experience.

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2024 Echelon Gala

When: June 20, 2024  | 6:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Where: Hotel Swexan 2575 McKinnon Street, Dallas
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This event culminates Echelon’s year of fundraising and volunteering for The Salvation Army by celebrating the fellowship of the community. The Gala Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. with sips, light bites and speeches from the gala chairs, Salvation Army leaders and Echelon’s Presidents. Guests will then enjoy a gourmet meal accompanied by music from the men at the Dallas ARC. At 9 p.m., the Fête portion of the evening begins.


When: June 11 - 23, 2024
Where: Bass Performance Hall (Performing Arts Fort Worth) 525 Commerce, Fort Worth

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Hamilton follows Founding Father Alexander Hamilton's rise, blending hip-hop, jazz and R&B. Created by Lin-Manuel Miranda and based on Ron Chernow’s biography, it has won 11 Tony Awards, a Grammy, Olivier Awards, the Pulitzer Prize and a Kennedy Center Honors citation.

Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Elusive Ear

When: Until June 23, 2024  | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: Stage West, 821 W Vickery Blvd, Fort Worth
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In a zany mystery, Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Watson and Irene Adler team up with Vincent Van Gogh to unravel a Post-Impressionist conspiracy aided by Oscar Wilde. This marks the first installment in a Baker Street trilogy. The game is afoot!

Mystery Dinner: Midnight at the Masquerade

When: June 20, 2024  | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: Taste Project Taste Community Restaurant, 1200 S. Main Street, Fort Worth
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Join the Murder Mystery Company, as featured on ABC's Shark Tank, for their inaugural Mystery Dinner at Taste Community Restaurant. Help solve the crime at the Billionaires’ Club Masquerade Ball before the masked culprit escapes! The evening includes a thrilling whodunit and a delightful dinner prepared by culinary apprentices.

Ballet Concerto's Summer Dance Concert

When: June 20 - 23, 2024  | 8:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: The Shops at Clearfork, 5188 Monahans Avenue, Fort Worth
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Ballet Concerto's Summer Dance Concert presents a dynamic lineup blending classical and modern ballet. Highlights include Carmen, restaged by Spanish master Luis Montero, alongside Elise Lavallee's contemporary piece Ebb and Flow and Michael Vernon's Western Sweet. This outdoor event promises a vibrant showcase of artistic expression against a picturesque backdrop, offering a memorable cultural experience for all attendees.

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

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

When: June 8 to Sept. 28, 2024
Where: Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney
More info and tickets

Summer Sounds: Graceland Ninjaz

When: June 17, 2024
Where: Bethany Lakes Park Amphitheater, 745 S. Allen Heights Drive, Allen
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Mermaid Meetups

When: June 18, 2024 | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Texas Pool, 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano
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Music Bingo & Cheeseburger Day

When: June 18 | 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: TUPPS Brewery, 402 E Louisiana St., Building 2, McKinney
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Wine and Gourmet Mom & POPcorn Pairing Experience

When: June 18, 2024 | 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Lone Star Winery, 103 E. Virginia, Suite 100, McKinney
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Kid’s Night Out – Parent’s Night Off

When: June 19, 21, 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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Dominique Sachse – The Flourishing Tour

When: June 19, 2024 | 8:00 p.m.
Where: Plano House of Comedy, 7301 Lone Star Dr., Ste A-110, Plano
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Bellydance for Everyone

When: June 19, 2024  | 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.
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Matisse: Bella Nostalgia World Tour

When: June 19, 2024 | 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: House of Blues Dallas, 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas
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Sip & Paint: Painting Partners! - June

When: June 20, 2024  | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Aloft Dallas Downtown, 1033 Young Street, Dallas
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Beef & Bourbon Dinner

When: June 20, 2024  | 6:30 p.m.
Where: Crescent Hotel Fort Worth, 3300 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth
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Pegasus Contemporary Ballet Presents Synergy 2024

When: June 20-21, 2024
Where: Moody Performance Hall, 2520 Flora St., Dallas
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$5 Fridays at Galleria Dallas

When: June 20-21, 2024 | 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Galleria Dallas Ice Skating Center, 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas
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KPMG Women’s PGA Championship Watch Party

When: June 20 - 23, 2024
Where: The Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Save the date

Rosé Soirée - Wine Walk & Tasting

When: June 22 | 5:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Explore the Monument Realty PGA District and sample 10 rosé wines, including La Marca Rosé, Whispering Angel, and more. Regular admission tickets include wine tastings, while VIP admission includes tastings and a personal mini charcuterie box. Pink and white attire is encouraged. Tickets are limited, so early registration is recommended. Must be 21 or older with photo ID required at check-in. 

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Splash & Blast

When: June 29 | 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 142 N. Ohio Street, Celina
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Welcome to, Celina's Biggest Summer Bash at Old Celina Park! Families are invited to join the fun on Saturday, June 29, for a day of unforgettable entertainment. Admission is free, promising excitement for everyone. The Kids Zone awaits with water slides and more, while kids can take on the Ninja Nation Obstacle Course (closed-toe shoes recommended!). It's a day brimming with adventure and laughter, promising a memorable summer experience for all ages.

Boots and Booms

When: June 29 | 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 120 W. 7th Street, Anna
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The Boots and Booms celebration will feature a diverse selection of food trucks offering culinary delights to suit every palate. Attendees can also enjoy live music and a magnificent firework display, illuminating the night sky with dazzling colors and patterns. A special live performance by Tenille Arts will further enhance the evening's entertainment.

Kaboom Town

When: July 3 | 5:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle, Addison
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Addison Kaboom Town attracts over half a million visitors annually for its renowned Independence Day celebration. Attendees can enjoy watch parties at various venues, including Addison Circle Park, featuring a 25-minute fireworks show. Live performances by bands like Big City Outlaws and Emerald City add to the excitement. Tickets for the park watch party are available starting June 5

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Local Profile's 23rd Annual Women In Business Summit

When: Sept. 13, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel | R6007 Legacy Drive, Plano

Join Local Profile's 23rd Annual Women in Business Summit on September 13, 2024, at the Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West Hotel. At the summit, connect with over 600 powerhouse women across various sectors to celebrate, unite and empower each other. Seize the opportunity to invest in yourself and your future while networking over mimosas, engaging in panel discussions and enjoying a post-event celebration at Bulla Gastrobar.

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