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Top Things To Do This Weekend In Dallas & Collin County

Plan your weekend of June 14 to 16, 2024
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Looking for the best ways to spend your weekend in Dallas and Collin County? We've got you covered. From thrilling runs and captivating musicals to vibrant festivals and cultural exhibitions, there's something for everyone to enjoy this weekend. 

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

Be sure to also check out our Juneteenth, Pride and Father’s Day guide for more events happening this weekend.

Here’s a curated roundup of the events happening from June 14 to 16:

Anastasia The Musical

When: June 14-23, 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.

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Contemporary Collection

When: June 14, 15, 2024 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee St., McKinney
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Janak Naryan presents a contemporary collection of paintings that gracefully blend representational and abstract art. This collection celebrates the joyful amalgamation of these distinct styles into harmonious compositions.

Family Campouts

When: June 14, 2024 | 6:00 p.m.
Where: Heard Natural Science Museum, 1 Nature Place, McKinney
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This program offers team-building activities, Texas wildlife encounters, s’mores and more under the stars, providing a glimpse into the Heard's nocturnal life. Limited spots are available for families with children ages 5 through 12. Each group must have at least one adult per four children for supervision.

Summer Survivor Speaker Series: Andras Lacko

When: June 14, 2024 | 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Where: Dallas Holocaust and Human Rights Museum, 300 N Houston St #100, Dallas
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This summer hear powerful testimonies from Holocaust survivors, refugees, hidden children and second-generation survivors. Dr. Andras Lacko, born in Budapest in 1936, miraculously escaped deportation to Poland during the Holocaust after contracting scarlet fever in 1944. He survived in a military hospital and was reunited with his parents after Budapest's liberation by Soviet forces.

The Odyssey and Twelfth Night

When: June 14 - July 21, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Samuell-Grand Amphitheater, 1500 Tenison Parkway, Dallas
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Shakespeare Dallas presents Scenes from The Odyssey, in which a modern young woman is transported into the world of Homer’s epic as Athena. With wit and irreverence, Zimmerman brings to life Odysseus’s journey, from his encounters with Circe and the Cyclops to his battle with Poseidon. In Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s classic comedy unfolds with mistaken identities and romantic entanglements. Shipwrecked twins Viola and Sebastian, believing each other dead, navigate love and confusion in Illyria.

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Melon Dash 10K, 5K & Fun Run

When: June 15, 2024 | Starting 7:15 a.m.
Where: Oak Point Park Special Events Field, 2801 E. Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano
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The event features certified courses, ample parking and a lively after-party with an awards ceremony, family activities, a sponsor village, ice-cold beer and watermelon. Early registration is advised as the event sold out last year.

Frisco Summer Jam Presented by Bike Mart

When: June 15, 2024 | 5:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Northeast Community Park, 2895 Honey Grove Dr., Frisco
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The Frisco Summer Jam is the park’s only official BMX competition at Frisco State Park. The event is free for both attendees and participants, with contests in bowl, street and best trick categories. Registered participants will receive a Summer Jam t-shirt and a free meal, with additional concessions available.

“Lost Shaker of Salt” Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band Concert

When: June 15, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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This free event will feature Buffett's top hits and tropical music from around the world, complete with a margarita bar at the pop-up concessions booth. Guests can bring a lawn blanket but must leave outside food, drinks and lawn chairs at home. Dogs are welcome on leashes and district restaurants like Lounge by Topgolf and Ice House will be open for dining.

Concerts by the Creek: Fleetwood X

When: June 15, 2024 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Watters Creek Village, 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen
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Bring your blanket or lawn chair to enjoy Fleetwood X performing Fleetwood Mac's greatest hits this week on the Green, or opt for alfresco patio dining nearby.

Top Pun! A Pun-Slingers Comp-PUN-tition

When: June 15, 2024 | 10:00 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: 305 E. Virginia St. #104, McKinney
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Witness the ultimate pun-off at the Com-PUN-tition, where pun-slingers vie to be crowned the Top Pun Cham-PUN-on! Audience members decide who rises and who faces pun-ishment in this spontaneous and hilarious comedy showdown. These spontaneous zingers are inspired by the audience, ensuring no two jokes are alike in this high-stakes pun battle.

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Classic Car Show

When: June 15, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Where: 350 S. Hardin Blvd., McKinney
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Enthusiasts can enjoy over 25 classic cars on display alongside food offerings. Visitors can also take photos with a sloth. The event aims to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association. 

McKinney Craft Beer Walk

When: June 15, 2024 | 12:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: McKinney Performing Arts Center, 7200 W. University Dr., Suite 210, McKinney
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Enjoy tastings from top North Texas breweries at 20 local shops. Tickets are $35 per person, including a Craft Beer Walk cup and a mapped route. Register now to secure your spot and support McKinney small businesses.

Deep Ellum Wine Walk: Tiki Party

When: June 15, 2024 | 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Where: 2650 Main St, Dallas
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Join the Deep Ellum Wine Walk's Tiki Party, closing out Dallas Tiki Week with luau-style festivities. Explore 15-20 venues offering complimentary wine and receive a limited edition glass designed by a local artist. 

Movie Nights on the Square

When: June 15, 2024 | 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Celina Downtown Square, 302 W Walnut St, Celina
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Experience Celina's free Movie Nights on the Square, featuring a giant blow-up screen, bleacher and lawn seating and pre-movie food vendors. There will also be a kids' zone with activities and you can grab take-out or drinks to go from local eateries. Food trucks will be available for picnicking. All are welcome, including leashed pets.

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Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo

When: June 15, 2024
Where: Cowtown Coliseum, 121 E Exchange Ave, Fort Worth
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Named after the legendary cowboy Bill Pickett, the event showcases thrilling competitions like bull riding, steer wrestling and barrel racing, complemented by live music and cultural exhibitions. Celebrating the contributions of African American cowboys to Western heritage, it is a highlight for rodeo enthusiasts and those passionate about American history.

FWSO Presents Peter and the Wolf at CR Smith Museum

When: June 15, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: CR Smith Museum, 4601 Texas Hwy 360 at FAA Rd., Fort Worth
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This symphonic tale introduces children to orchestra instruments. The concert also includes lively and spirited narrative-driven works like Mozart’s A Little Night Music; Sibelius’s Valse triste, a melancholic waltz and Bartók’s Romanian Folk Dances, reflecting various emotional expressions from local folk music.

Opening Reception for Wild Thyme Exhibit

When: June 15, 2024 | 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Where: J. Peeler Howell Fine Art, 3521 Locke Avenue, Fort Worth
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J. Peeler Howell Fine Art introduces a compelling exhibition featuring five new women artists, each with a distinct visual style rooted in their cultural backgrounds. The artworks draw inspiration from South Africa, the Philippines, Texas and the Atlantic coast, exploring themes such as identity, nature, travel and childhood memories.

Rock 'n' Roll Rummage Sale - A Vintage + Art + Artisan Market

When: June 16, 2024 | 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 105 South Main St., Fort Worth
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Explore Fort Worth’s longest-running outdoor monthly market by Honeysuckle Rose Events, featuring 50-plus local vendors offering art, vintage items, collectibles, handmade goods and more. Enjoy live music, food trucks and a family-friendly environment with free admission and ample parking. 

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

Free Concert - Gone Country and King George

When: June 14, 15 2024 | 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: 7570 TX-121 S, McKinney
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Courtney Patton Concert

When: June 14, 2024 | Starting 7:00 p.m.
Where: Love & War in Texas, 601 E Plano Pkwy, Plano
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Van Halen Tribute

When: June 14, 2024 | Starting 7:00 p.m.
Where: Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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World Blood Donor Day – Blood Drive with Carter BloodCare

When: June 14, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Summer Movie Series

When: June 14, 2024 | 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Where: Monument Realty PGA District, 3255 PGA Parkway, Frisco
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Matt O'Brien

When: June 14, 2024 | 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Where: The Comedy Arena, 305 E. Virginia St. #104,McKinney
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Jacob Stelly Concert

When: June 14, 2024 | 7:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Cambridge Room at House of Blues Dallas, 2200 N Lamar St, Dallas
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Dusty Moats at Fort Brewery & Pizza

When: June 14, 2024
Where: Fort Brewery and Pizza, 2737 Tillar Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107
More info 

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Nephew Tommy's House Party Comedy Jam  

When: June 15, 2024 | 8:00 to 11:00 p.m.
Where: Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St, Dallas
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Live Music All Day at Fort Brewery & Pizza

When: June 15, 2024
Where: Fort Brewery and Pizza, 2737 Tillar Street, Fort Worth
More info and schedule

Mateen Stewart at Big Laugh Comedy

When: June 15, 2024  | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: 604 Main St, Suite 100, Fort Worth
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Dance Fantasy: Best of Broadway

When: June 15, 2024  | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Dr, Richardson
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Downtown Fever

When: June 15, 2024 | Starting 9:00 p.m.
Where: Sambuca 360, 7200 Bishop Rd. #270, Plano
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Little Chef’s Cooking Class

When: June 16, 2024 | 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Where: Maggiano’s Little Italy, 6001 W. Park Blvd, Plano
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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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