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Events in Plano

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. If you are interested in having an event listed on our calendar, you can Submit an Event here.

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September 2017
Sep 8, 2017 - Oct 27, 2017

Kevin Cole Exhibit at ArtCenter of Plano

The ArtCentre of Plano

"Soundtracks of Color" is a fascinating survey exhibition of 20 years of works that address social and political issues with respect to sight, sound and color as well as how color relates to our past and how we deal with the issue of color. According to Halima Taha Ph.D., author of Collecting Works on Paper and Canvas (1998), Kevin Cole, works in a range of mediums, uses repetitive forms and color to create three dimensional structures that invite those who…

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$15 - $25
Sep 22, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017

Dark Hour Halloween

Dark Hour Haunted House

Take a journey into the unknown as you explore the grounds of Coven Manor.  A coven of witches has held control over this landscape since the late 1800’s.  Various witches rise to power within the Coven and each one brings with her a slew of new nightmares.  Can you survive an encounter with the Coven? Opens Friday, September 22 at 7:00 pm with nineteen shows through October 31st.  See schedule and get tickets here.  3D souvenir photos available. Photo courtesy of…

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$14 - $40
Sep 29, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

State Fair of Texas

Fair Park Dallas

It's Big. Texas Big.  Make plans now to attend the State Fair of Texas! Since 1886 the State Fair of Texas has celebrated the unique culture and spirit of the Lone Star State. The annual exposition offers hundreds of family-friendly activities, exciting thrills on the Midway, livestock shows, an expansive auto show, free headliner acts on the Chevrolet Main Stage, great food and more! Big Tex welcomes you to be our guest this fall in Dallas. Texas' biggest fair just…

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October 2017
Oct 1, 2017 - Oct 28, 2017

Legacy Live at The Shops at Legacy

The Shops at Legacy

Grab a seat on one of our patios or shop exclusive retail while you enjoy live music from strolling musicians at The Shops at Legacy!    Legacy Live runs September 1st through October 28th, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 pm t0 8:30 pm.  Enjoy live music from one of the restaurant's patios, or listen while you shop. Friday, Sept. 1 Marek Eneti |Violinist Saturday, Sept. 2 Glen Rothstein | Saxophonist and Dolce’ | Duo Thursday, Sept. 7 Tony Rey…

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Oct 20, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017

Oktoberfest College Showcase Girls Fastpitch

Heritage Yards

Check out girls fastpitch softball at the Elite Diamond Sports Oktoberfest College Showcase at the Heritage Yards at Plano, October 20-22.  Games are typically played Saturday 9:00 am to 9:00 pm, and Sunday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Showcase Format 5GG. Region 7 Mid-America.   Teams must enter by November 1st. Questions, contact Showcase Director Paul Rose at Get more information here and see the schedule here.

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$5 - $10
Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Chili Fest at Heritage Farmstead

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Come join us at the Heritage Farmstead Museum for a family friendly fun day!  Activities include a pumpkin patch (photo op and pumpkins for sale), hay rides, animals, carnival games, lawn games, decorate a pumpkin, face tattoos, music and food and drinks for sale.  Proceeds benefit the Plano ISD FFA students and Heritage Farmstead Museum. Chili Cook Off entry fee $25 per team.  Register by October 15, 2017.  For more information, check this website. Chili cooking setup opens at 9:30 am.  Event…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 12:30 pm

Pumpkin Patch and Hay Maze

Heritage Farmstead Museum

Heritage Farmstead Museum has opened a new pumpkin patch experience for residents of all ages. Poncho’s Pumpkin Patch – named for the Farmstead’s resident donkey – offers a variety pumpkins for sale, a hay maze, a wealth of photo opportunities and more. Patrons can enjoy a variety of special photo opportunities, the unique Hampshire hay maze and the beauty of Heritage Farmstead Museum.   The pumpkin patch is open Tuesday through Sunday from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm or by reservation. …

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$10 - $12
Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Anything Goes

Plano Children’s Theatre

Plano Children's Theatre presents this Cole Porter favorite October 13-15 and 19-22 at their Plano Thrust Stage. "Anything Goes" is a wacky shipboard farce featuring romance, intrigue, colorful characters and a glorious score from Cole Porter. Highlights include: “You’re The Top,” “It’s De-Lovely,” “Friendship,” “I Get A Kick Out Of You,” “Blow, Gabriel, Blow,” and the title number. The show has won numerous Tony Awards and the recent revival starring Sutton Foster was one of the hottest tickets on Broadway.…

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Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Halloween Hijinx Puppet Show

Make Your Mark Studios

Before you start the night trick or treating, stop by the Make your Mark Studio and have Dallas Puppet Theater kick off your Halloween Night with a puppet show.  Cost is $5 per child at Make Your Mark studio in Plano.  Three Halloween shows: Saturday, October 28th at 11:00 am Sunday, October 29th at 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 31st at 6:30 pm

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$15 - $25
Sunday, October 22, 2017 @ 2:30 pm

The Secret Garden

Courtyard Theater

Brick Road Theatre presents: "The Secret Garden."  This enchanting classic of children's literature is reimagined in brilliant musical style by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of 'Night Mother. Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate's many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies and the "Dreamers," spirits from Mary's past who guide…

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