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Top Events To Look Forward In January, 2024

Celebrate Labor Day 2023!
Hot Cake Hustle Run. Photo courtesy of The Run Project

Let's start the year on the right foot with an action-packed January in North Texas! There's something for everyone, from the high-energy Hot Cake Hustle 10k and 5k run to an out-of-this-world art installation that'll take you on a cosmic journey. Laugh your heart out at a comedy theater play or tap your boots at a tribute concert celebrating the best in country music. It's a month full of fun, laughter, and unforgettable moments – North Texas style!

Death Express! Photo courtesy of Pegasus Theatre

Death Express!

When: Jan. 3 - 21, 2024
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Follow inept-yet-endearing detective Harry Hunsacker as he unravels a murder mystery aboard the Trans-Continental Express from Los Angeles to New York. All done in Living Black & White, a technique that mimics the look of an old black-and-white film.

Paranormal Cirque

When: Jan. 4 - 15, 2024
Where: Stonebriar Centre | 2601 Preston Rd, Frisco

Immerse yourself in an innovative horror story with shades of sexy and an unpredictable storyline. Step under the Big Top for a night on the edge featuring monstrous creatures and top-notch circus arts like the jaw-dropping Wheel of Death and mystifying magic.

Hot Cake Hustle 2023. Photo courtesy of The Run Project

Hot Cake Hustle 10K and 5K

When: Jan. 6, 2024  
Where: Oak Point Park | 5901 Los Rios Blvd, Plano

This is your chance to lose the holiday weight with a 10K, 5K, Fun Run or Virtual Run, winding through the scenic trails of the Plano Oak Point Nature Preserve. Hotcakes, coffee, hot chocolate, eats, ice-cold beer and more will be waiting for you at the finish line.

Polar Plunge

When: Jan. 6, 2024
Where: Lakefront, Little Elm

The Polar Plunge is back at The Cove at the Lakefront. Tickets grant access to the event, a commemorative t-shirt, hot chocolate and entry to the after-party, where pizza will be provided. The best costume, youngest plunger and oldest plunger will leave with a medal.

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Sensing Deep Space: Pandora’s Cluster

When: Jan. 6 - Feb. 4, 2024
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring art installation inspired by Pandora’s Cluster, a galactic collision located 4 billion light-years away. The multisensory experience brings the unfathomable Pandora’s Cluster within reach.

Here Lies Jeremy Troy

When: Jan. 11 - 27, 2024
Where: Rover Dramawerks | 1517 H Ave, Plano

Join Jeremy on a comedic rollercoaster as he teeters on the edge of a law firm partnership without ever having attended law school. When old friend Charlie discovers Jeremy’s secret, blackmail leads to a chaotic evening with a mistaken artist’s model, a boss’s dinner and a blizzard.

Photo: Leeroy Todd | Shutterstock

Megastars of Country

When: Jan. 13, 2024
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

This live concert will showcase some of the world’s premier tribute artists who authentically capture the appearance, sound and energy of true country music legends, using their own natural voices.

Winter Art Show

When: Jan. 14, 2024
Where: Frisco Discovery Center | 8004 Dallas Pkwy., #200 Frisco

Explore the diverse interpretations of winter-themed artwork as local artists capture the essence of the season. Be sure to get there before 4:00 p.m. to catch the awards announcements.

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An Interplanetary Experience

When: Jan. 20, 2024
Where: Eisemann Center | 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson

Experience an extraordinary interplanetary musical journey with award-winning accordionist Sofía Ros performing Piazzolla’s Concerto for Bandoneón and Orchestra, followed by the beloved suite The Planets by Holst.