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Plano Texas is an active and lively community with many events of interest to our out of town guests and local community throughout the year.

Ethnic festivals, arts and crafts fairs, exciting theatre, sporting events and much more are included in the calendar of events.

Use the easy search box below to find out what is going on during your visit or plan your next trip to Plano around one of these great events.

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DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE presented by Dallas Summer Musicals

2015-07-05

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - Sunday, July 5, 2015 DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance, and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide ...
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Annie presented by AT&T Performing Arts Center

2015-07-05

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - Sunday, July 5, 2015 One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back in time-honored form. Directed by original lyricist Martin Charnin, this new production of ANNIE will be a classic incarnation of the beloved original. Featuring ...
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2014 Rockin' the River Music Series (Fort Worth)

2015-07-09

Music & Comedy 201507
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Thursday, July 9, 2015 Tubing is back and we're cranking things up a notch! There's no better way to beat the Texas heat than jumping in the Trinity River and floating up to the ...
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31st Annual Peach Festival

2015-07-11

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Saturday, July 11, 2015 Take a trip back to yesteryear at the Parker County Peach Festival, held in Historic Downtown Weatherford, Saturday, July 12th, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  2014 marks the 30th annual ...
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Monthly Muscle Car Show

2015-07-11

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201507
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Saturday, July 11, 2015  Monthly Muscle Car Show Classes: (20) 2010's Class 2000's Class 90's Class 80's Class 70's ...
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FC Dallas Footy 5K and Fun Run

2015-07-11

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Saturday, July 11, 2015 Come out to the FC Dallas Footy 5K and Fun Run for a great event and to support the FC Dallas Foundation!  Start on the concourse by the ticket office
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The Smashing Pumpkins & Marilyn Manson: The End Times Tour

2015-07-15

Music & Comedy 201507
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 The Smashing Pumpkins’ career-defining work: 1995’s Mellon Collie & The Infinite Sadness, one of the few alternative rock albums to be diamond-certified. Most recent ...
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BARENAKED LADIES - 2015 Last Summer On Earth Tour

2015-07-15

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Wednesday, July 15, 2015 BARENAKED LADIES have sold over 14 million albums worldwide, won eight Juno awards, and earned multiple Grammy nominations. Known for such hits as "One Week," "Pinch Me, "Brian Wilson," "If ...
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2014 Rockin' the River Music Series (Fort Worth)

2015-07-16

Music & Comedy 201507
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Thursday, July 16, 2015 Tubing is back and we're cranking things up a notch! There's no better way to beat the Texas heat than jumping in the Trinity River and floating up to the ...
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Concert on 15th at Downtown Historic Plano

2015-07-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Saturday, July 18, 2015 A night under the stars filled with live music down the center of 15th street (closed to traffic) at Historic Downtown Plano.  Celebrating local music talents from North Texas.  Beer
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Little Black Dress Party

2015-07-18

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Saturday, July 18, 2015 Ladies, get that little black dress that’s been hanging up in your closet ready!  Blue Martini’s Little Black Dress (LBD) Party is almost upon us. On July 18, 2015 Plano’s ...
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Hasda Punjab

2015-07-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Saturday, July 18, 2015 The Punjabi Association Hasda Punjab is a non profit organization formed by a dedicated group of volunteers with the primary purpose to serve the social, cultural and educational needs of ...
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Mom's Rock 2015

2015-07-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Saturday, July 18, 2015 All about WOMEN!  This event includes a fashion show & and Expo hosting many vendors focused on women & their needs.  You don't want to miss this! 
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"Exchange Street." presented by 8&1 Dance Company

2015-07-18

Theater & Performing Arts 201507
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Saturday, July 18, 2015 A full length dance drama sure to have an impact on you. Watch as this story unfolds the life of a professional boxer and the sacrifices he makes along the ...
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HOLISTIC FESTIVAL OF LIFE

2015-07-19

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Sunday, July 19, 2015 HOLISTIC FESTIVAL OF LIFE  Are you seeking SPIRITUAL HEALTH, MENTAL CLARITY, and PHYSICAL WELLBEING? If YES, this festival is for YOU!! In one day, in one space, you'll be able to learn ...
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Steely Dan & Elvis Costello & The Imposters (Concert)

2015-07-19

Music & Comedy 201507
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Sunday, July 19, 2015 3: the number of Rock and Roll Hall of Famers in the lineup—Donald Fagen, Walter Becker, and Elvis Costello The Steely Dan sound: ...
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2015 DFW Summer Boat Expo

2015-07-19

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Friday, July 10, 2015 - Sunday, July 19, 2015
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SGC Convention

2015-07-19

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Friday, July 17, 2015 - Sunday, July 19, 2015 SGC is a gaming convention like no other! It's a three day party where gamers from around the world can come together and share their passion for video games. We're ...
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2014 Rockin' the River Music Series (Fort Worth)

2015-07-23

Music & Comedy 201507
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Thursday, July 23, 2015 Tubing is back and we're cranking things up a notch! There's no better way to beat the Texas heat than jumping in the Trinity River and floating up to the ...
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Chiago & Earth Wind & Fire Concert: Heart & Soul Tour

2015-07-24

Music & Comedy 201507
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Friday, July 24, 2015 Records sold by Chicago: more than 100 million, including 21 Top 10 singles, 5 consecutive Number-One albums, and 25 certified-platinum albums. Records sold by Earth, Wind & Fire: more than 90 ...
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“More than a Bionic Woman": An Evening with Lindsay Wagner

2015-07-24

Theater & Performing Arts 201507
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Friday, July 24, 2015 For one night only on Friday, July 24th, 2015, Emmy award-winning actress Lindsay Wagner comes to Plano, TX for a fun and unique trip down memory lane. “More than a Bionic ...
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Lucky Duck Race & Family Splash Fest

2015-07-25

Family Friendly 201507
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Saturday, July 25, 2015 Come cheer on your ducks and enjoy a FREE Family Splash Fest with prizes, food, swimming, games and more! Bring your own picnic dinner or enjoy snow cones, popcorn or snacks, drinks! Swim, ...
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Boys Of Zummer Tour With Fall Out Boy And Wiz Khalifa

2015-07-25

Music & Comedy 201507
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Saturday, July 25, 2015 Fall Out Boy When the music went silent: 2009, after the band’s touring-related stress and disillusionment with the music industry reached a breaking point How it came back: an all-day summit between ...
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Memories of Mukesh (Nitin Mukesh Group Live in concert.)

2015-07-26

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Sunday, July 26, 2015 Nitin Mukesh is an Indian singer best known for his work as a playback singer in Hindi films as well as Bhajans. He belongs to a Punjabi Kayastha family and is the son of Mukesh (famous singer). He has toured
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QuakeCon 2015

2015-07-26

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Thursday, July 23, 2015 - Sunday, July 26, 2015 In its 20th year, QuakeCon is a non-stop celebration of games and the people who play them, where thousands of gamers join together to play on a world-class network, culminating ...
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Dallas Gaming Expo

2015-07-26

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Friday, July 24, 2015 - Sunday, July 26, 2015 Welcome to the Dallas Gaming Expo website! Get ready for an amazing event! The D.G.E. will feature big screen video game tournaments, classic and retro console games, arcade games, board/table/card ...
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Lindsey Wagner's Acting Masterclass

2015-07-26

Theater & Performing Arts 201507
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Sunday, July 26, 2015 Imagine spending an afternoon with world-renowned, award-winning actress Lindsay Wagner for an acting masterclass. This superb four-hour class provides you with an amazing opportunity to learn from an experienced professional. It is ...
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Plano Concert in the Park Series (Plano Community Band)

2015-07-27

Music & Comedy 201506
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Monday, June 8, 2015 - Monday, July 27, 2015 The Plano Community Band is a volunteer organization made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a passion for music.  The band is best known
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2014 Rockin' the River Music Series (Fort Worth)

2015-07-30

Music & Comedy 201507
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 Tubing is back and we're cranking things up a notch! There's no better way to beat the Texas heat than jumping in the Trinity River and floating up to the ...
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Summer Fun Thursdays powered by Cirro Energy

2015-07-30

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Thursday, June 11, 2015 - Thursday, July 30, 2015 Families get ready for a summer of heart-pounding, bubble-popping, mind-stretching, floor-stomping and clown-laughing fun during this summer’s performances at Summer Fun Thursdays.  Children and parents/caregivers are invited inside the cool, ...
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Safari Nights at the Dallas Zoo

2015-08-01

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201505
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Saturday, May 30, 2015 - Saturday, August 1, 2015 Saturday nights will sizzle again this summer at the Dallas Zoo, where the free Safari Nights evening concert series will feature live music from original songwriters and tribute bands, extended ...
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Plano Monthly Muscle Car Show

2015-08-01

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201508
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 Monthly Muscle Car Show Classes: (20) 2010's Class 2000's Class 90's Class 80's Class 70's ...
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The Abelló Collection: A Modern Taste for European Masters

2015-08-02

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Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Sunday, August 2, 2015 Ranked among the top private art holdings of Spain, the Abelló Collection comprises works by some of the greatest artists from the 15th to the 20th centuries. For more than ...
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Let's Play Gaming Expo

2015-08-02

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201508
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Saturday, August 1, 2015 - Sunday, August 2, 2015 Inspired by the YouTube “Let’s Play” videos, the Let’s Play Gaming Expo celebrates everything that is gaming. We will feature 80+ tables of vendors, 75+ Arcade cabinets, a Smash bros
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A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls

2015-08-03

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201506
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Monday, June 15, 2015 - Monday, August 3, 2015 Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities as a result.  A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. This workshop ...
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Texas Marshals College Summer Wood Bat Baseball

2015-08-05

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Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - Wednesday, August 5, 2015 The Texas Marshals are a summer college wood bat baseball team which plays in the Texas Collegiate League.  Players on the team are prospective professional baseball players, and several TCL ...
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2014 Rockin' the River Music Series (Fort Worth)

2015-08-06

Music & Comedy 201508
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Thursday, August 6, 2015 Tubing is back and we're cranking things up a notch! There's no better way to beat the Texas heat than jumping in the Trinity River and floating up to the ...
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Plano Country Courtyard Music Series

2015-08-06

Music & Comedy 201508
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Thursday, August 6, 2015 Dale Watson is an American Country/Texas singer, guitarist, songwriter, and self-published author based in Austin, TX.   He champions "Ameripolitan" as a new genre of original music and has positioned himself as a
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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey: Legends

2015-08-06

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Thursday, July 30, 2015 - Thursday, August 6, 2015
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Come Blow Your Horn by Rover Dramawerks

2015-08-08

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Thursday, July 16, 2015 - Saturday, August 8, 2015 Twenty-one year old Buddy Baker has left home and arrives unannounced at the luxurious Manhattan apartment of his older brother, Alan, a swinging, womanizing bachelor who prefers his carefree life ...
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Friends of Plano Library Book Sale

2015-08-09

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Friday, August 7, 2015 - Sunday, August 9, 2015 Book bargains galore!  The Friends Sale is one of the largest book sales in the region and features more than 100,000 gently-used books, DVDs and CDs priced at $2 or ...
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Quilt Plano 2015

2015-08-15

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Thursday, August 13, 2015 - Saturday, August 15, 2015 A display of approximately 300 quilts with awards given in multiple categories.  Also available are over 40 vendors and a mini quilt auction. Admission:  $7 at the door.  Website lists shops that have
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Picnic & Movie on 15th at Historic Downtown Plano

2015-08-15

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Saturday, August 15, 2015 Picnic & a Movie on 15th Bring your lawn chairs and picnic blanket for a night under the stars on 15th at Haggard Park. Event access is free of charge.  Neighborhood
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MOTOWN: The Musical

2015-08-16

Theater & Performing Arts 201507
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - Sunday, August 16, 2015 Motown: The Musical is a Broadway jukebox musical. With a book by Berry Gordy, based on his 1994 autobiography To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown, the musical is based on the ...
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Chalk-it-Up

2015-08-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201508
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Tuesday, August 18, 2015 This event allows artists to register in this fun competition!  Using CHALK as the medium; the contest includes an "experienced-professional" category and amateur category competing for 1st, 2nd & 3rd prizes.  Following ...
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Def Leppard & Styx (Concert)

2015-08-21

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Friday, August 21, 2015 Additional artist:  Tesla
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OFFSET KINGS 2015

2015-08-22

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Saturday, August 22, 2015 Come join us for the second annual Offset Kings showcase in Fort Worth, Texas and watch professional drifters battle head to head in the Formula DRIFT series!  Staging: Roll in begins at 00:00PM, so ...
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Fantasy in Sand

2015-08-23

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Friday, May 22, 2015 - Sunday, August 23, 2015 Since no one has ever created an extraordinary family experience like this, we thought we would share a few facts about how we bringFantasy in Sand to life. ...
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Children's Story Time presented by The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc.

2015-08-28

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Friday, June 19, 2015 - Friday, August 28, 2015 Every Friday morning at 10:30 in the lobby of the historic Interurban Railway Museum in downtown Plano, spellbound children take a magical train ride through the tales of professional storyteller ...
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One Day Only 25! by Rover Dramawerks

2015-08-29

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Saturday, August 29, 2015 Rover returns with our famous 24-hour new plays festival! FIVE short plays concept to curtain in just ONE DAY!      
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Plano Courtyard Texas Music Series

2015-09-03

Music & Comedy 201509
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China Groove (Cool Thursdays Concert Series)

2015-09-03

Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201509
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Thursday, September 3, 2015 China Grove is a fantastic Doobie Brothers tribute band from the Tampa Bay area, who’s repertoire spans the many decades and styles of the legendary California group. From the rockin sounds ...
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Monthly Muscle Car Show

2015-09-05

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201509
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Saturday, September 5, 2015  Monthly Muscle Car Show Classes: (20) 2010's Class 2000's Class 90's Class 80's Class 70's ...
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AnimeFest

2015-09-07

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Friday, September 4, 2015 - Monday, September 7, 2015 AnimeFest is a non-profit 501c(3) organization for fans of anime. Our mission is to educate the public about Japanese anime, comics, music and related pop culture. Our primary activity is ...
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Plano Balloon Festival

2015-09-20

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201509
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Friday, September 18, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015 This year mark’s 36 years of Ballooning in Plano, Texas. Join in the Celebration at the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival, a spectacular three-day event beginning at 4:00pm Friday, ...
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Heritage Farmstead Museum presents 55+ Exceeding the Limits

2015-09-21

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Monday, May 18, 2015 - Monday, September 21, 2015 Sponsored by the City of Plano, 55+ Exceeding the Limits is a new Heritage Farmstead Museum educational program designed specifically for seniors.  Program presentations, conducted the third Monday of each ...
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Van Halen Concert

2015-09-21

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Monday, September 21, 2015
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Concert on 15th at Downtown Historic Plano

2015-09-26

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Saturday, September 26, 2015 Concert on 15th A night under the stars filled with live music down the center of 15th street (closed to traffic) at Historic Dowqntown Plano.  Celebrating local music talents from North ...
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Red Bull Air Race World Championship

2015-09-27

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201509
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Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, September 27, 2015 The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will be back in the skies with an eight-race series in 2015. The world’s best pilots will battle in the air, navigating 82 ...
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Retropalooza

2015-09-27

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201509
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Saturday, September 26, 2015 - Sunday, September 27, 2015 If old scjhool gamoing is your thing, Retropalooza is where you want to go.  It's family-friendly celebration of retro games and vintage toys.
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Plano Texas and Beyond! (Art Exhibit)

2015-09-30

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201507
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Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Artful images featuring Plano, Texas and places as far away as Zimbabwe, Venice & Portugal to name a few.  Featuring Artist/Photographer, Janelle Twyford-Silvis.
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Cactus Flower by Rover Dramawerks

2015-10-03

Theater & Performing Arts 201509
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Thursday, September 10, 2015 - Saturday, October 3, 2015 Julian, a philandering dentist, keeps his many affairs at bay by claiming to be married with children. When he falls for his girlfriend Toni and proposes, she wants to make ...
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ArtAbout Saturdays - Lakeside Market Plano

2015-10-03

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201504
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Saturday, April 4, 2015 - Saturday, October 3, 2015 Lakeside Market is the premier luxury lifestyle center in Plano. We offer the ultimate, open-air, upscale shopping experience amidst scenic plazas and tree-lined boulevards. Discover one-of-a-kind treasures, unique gifts, signature
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23rd Annual Canines, Cats & Cabernet

2015-10-03

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201510
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Saturday, October 3, 2015 You're invited to join us for Operation Kindness' most elegant and exciting fundraising event! Enjoy sipping on wines and savoring a scrumptious dinner while listening to music and bidding our amazing auction. Event highlights ...
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AURORA: New Media Art Exhibit

2015-10-16

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201510
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Friday, October 16, 2015 For one night, every two years, downtown Dallas is transformed into an open air, urban playground of new media art: light, video, sound, performance, and projection on an unprecedented scale. ...
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Chrysalis Gala

2015-10-17

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201510
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Saturday, October 17, 2015 Fundraising for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County 
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Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - with Vance Joy and Shawn Mendes

2015-10-17

Music & Comedy 201510
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Saturday, October 17, 2015 Swift is known for narrative songs about her personal experiences. As a songwriter, she has been honored by the Nashville Songwriters Association and the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Swift's other achievements include seven Grammy Awards, ...
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SteinsFest at Historic Downtown Plano

2015-10-25

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201510
201510

Sunday, October 25, 2015 SteinsFest Join us for THE MOST AUTHENIC Austrian and German Oktoberfest party down the center of 15th (closed to traffic) at Histoirc Downtown Plano.  Celebrations include Umpah Pah bands, costumed characters ...
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FC Dallas

2015-10-25

Sports & Recreation 201506
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Friday, June 26, 2015 - Sunday, October 25, 2015 Come watch FC Dallas take on the: 6/26 - Houston Dynamo at Toyota Stadium! 7/4 - New England Revolution 7/18 - New England ...
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The Zac Brown Band

2015-11-06

Music & Comedy 201511
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Friday, November 6, 2015
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Holiday Trail of Lights at the Heard Museum

2015-12-20

Holiday Events 201512
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Sunday, December 13, 2015 - Sunday, December 20, 2015 Hundreds of families will bundle up and experience the 6th annual Holiday Trail of Lights, the most unique holiday lighting display in North Texas. Guests will see thousands of lights—many ...
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Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast

2016-05-05

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201605
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Thursday, May 5, 2016 Annually, the Collin County Christian Prayer Breakfast event brings together people from all parts of Collin County and beyond to give praise, glory and honor to our Lord and Savior ...
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