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


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Divine Consign Children's and Maternity Consignment Sale

2016-08-30

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Shopping Events Volunteer Opportunity Family Friendly 201608
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Monday, August 29, 2016 - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 Plano Centre will host Divine Consign, the largest and longest-running children's consignment sale in the Plano area.  With over 80,000 items, Divine Consign fills 46,500 square feet with the best ...
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Courtyard Texas Music Series presents Micky & the Motorcars

2016-09-01

Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 1, 2016 Micky & the Motorcars is an alternative Texas Country band formed in Stanley, Idaho before moving to Austin, Texas. The band has released five mainstream albums, lincluding a live album. The ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Paisley Craze

2016-09-01

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 1, 2016 The 60's was a fantastic time for music with so many amazing influential artists that have become legends, just getting their start.  Rock 'n roll was in its infancy and ...
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Life and Legacy of Nikola Tesla at the Interurban Railway Museum

2016-09-02

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Family Friendly 201608
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Monday, August 29, 2016 - Friday, September 2, 2016 Come see the latest exhibit: The Life and Legacy of Nikola Tesla.  The exhibit focuses on the inventions of the brilliant Croatian inventor and his legacy in electricity and technology. ...
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Ethiopia Day: Taste of Ethiopia 2016

2016-09-04

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201609
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Saturday, September 3, 2016 - Sunday, September 4, 2016 The Ethiopia Day celebration showcases Ethiopia culture and heritage.   There will be health workshops and screenings, a talent show competition, a children's essay contest, historical and cultural exhbitions, food, ...
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The Hollow presented by Theatre Britain

2016-09-04

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Theater & Performing Arts 201609
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Friday, September 2, 2016 - Sunday, September 4, 2016 The Hollow by Agatha Christie is the story of murder committed when friends and family gather at a house for the weekend. Another glorious whodunit from the Queen of Crime.
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We Will Rock You (School Edition) presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-09-04

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 2, 2016 - Sunday, September 4, 2016 After a record-breaking, twelve year run in London, ACT is delighted to present the FIRST American showing of the British hit, featuring the music of the legendary Queen.  With more ...
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Texas Pool's "Labor Day Party"

2016-09-05

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201609
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Monday, September 5, 2016 Labor Day Party at the Texas Pool on Monday, September 5th 12-6 pm. The snack bar will be open and the grills fired up.  There will be traditional water games ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Limelight

2016-09-08

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 8, 2016 Limelight is guaranteed to make any event unforgettable.  Expanding on the experience and talent of The Emerald City Band, Limelight has entertained audiences from all over with their high-energy approach ...
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Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk

2016-09-08

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Shopping Events 201609
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Thursday, September 8, 2016 Get an early start to the weekend by partaking in the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk presented by Plano Magazine. This is a sip and shop event where participants ...
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24 Hour Play Festival presented by Collin College Theatre

2016-09-10

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Theater & Performing Arts 201609
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Saturday, September 10, 2016 One night only!  Students in Collin College's theatre program will converge with students across campus to create six brand new plays written, directed, rehearsed and performed in just 24 hours. ...
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In the Heights presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-09-10

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 9, 2016 - Saturday, September 10, 2016 Where's home?  What is Family?  Where do you belong? In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood - a place where ...
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Kong's Night Out presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-09-10

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 8, 2016 - Saturday, September 10, 2016 A farce by Jack Neary. This is the story of what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Fay Wray was whisked out into the Manhattan ...
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Les Miserables School Edition presented by Plano Children's Theatre

2016-09-11

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Friday, September 9, 2016 - Sunday, September 11, 2016 In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes ...
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The Hollow presented by Theatre Britain

2016-09-11

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Friday, September 9, 2016 - Sunday, September 11, 2016 The Hollow by Agatha Christie is the story of murder committed when friends and family gather at a house for the weekend. Another glorious whodunit from the Queen of Crime.  Rated
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Vintage Market Days presents A Day at the Ranch

2016-09-11

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Shopping Events Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 9, 2016 - Sunday, September 11, 2016 Dallas-McKinney Vintage Market Days at Southfork Ranch is an upscale vintage-inspired outdoor market featuring vintage finds, antiques, original art, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, architectural, industrial, home decor, outfoor furnishings, consumable
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Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits "Heritage Skills" presented by Heritage Farmstead Museum

2016-09-12

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions 201609
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Monday, September 12, 2016 Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers education activities for adults over the age of 55. Refreshments will be served. Learn about heritage skills through demonstrations and activities including soap
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World Premiere Documentary: History of the Texas Electric Railway

2016-09-13

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201609
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Tuesday, September 13, 2016 Enjoy Plano Artfest week at event1013 for the world premiere documentary on the history of the Texas Electric Railway.  Produced by the Plano Consevancy and the Interurban Railway Museum in ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Sting & Police

2016-09-15

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201609
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Thursday, September 15, 2016 One of the most iconic bands to come out of the 80's was The Police fronted by enigmatic lead vocalist and bassist, Sting.  So many hits, famous MTV videos and ...
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Live and Local: McCall Concert Series

2016-09-16

Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 16, 2016 Come visit the Arts District in Historic Downtown Plano for the Live and Local Concerts at McCall Plaza. More information coming soon!
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New Exhibition Opening at Ten20 Gallery

2016-09-16

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 16, 2016 The Art Pack at Ten20 Gallery will be unveiling their latest exhibition the night before Artfest!   New to Ten20 Gallery?  One of the owners, Ken Wesley, can explain it ...
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Kong's Night Out presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-09-17

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Saturday, September 17, 2016 A farce by Jack Neary. This is the story of what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Fay Wray was whisked out into the Manhattan
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Les Miserables School Edition presented by Plano Children's Theatre

2016-09-17

Theater & Performing Arts 201609
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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Saturday, September 17, 2016 In nineteenth century France, Jean Valjean is released from years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes ...
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Plano Artfest

2016-09-17

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Saturday, September 17, 2016 Come enjoy Plano's newest event coming to the Arts District in Historic Downtown Plano!  Artfest is a free, community event for families and art lovers of all type.  Built around ...
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Addison Oktoberfest

2016-09-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016 An Addison tradition!  Named one of the country's most authentic Oktoberfest celebrations by Forbes and USA Today, Addison Oktoberfest features four days of family-oriented entertainment. German entertainers in authentic costumes ...
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The Hollow presented by Theatre Britain

2016-09-18

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Friday, September 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016 The Hollow by Agatha Christie is the story of murder committed when friends and family gather at a house for the weekend. Another glorious whodunit from the Queen of Crime.  Rated
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30th Annual GrapeFest

2016-09-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016 Discover a world of possibilities at GrapeFest!  Guests of all ages will find a variety of new wines, new vendors, new brands and more to discover and celebrate throughout the ...
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In the Heights presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-09-18

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016 Where's home?  What is Family?  Where do you belong? In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York's Washington Heights neighborhood - a place where ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Memphis Soul

2016-09-22

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201609
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Thursday, September 22, 2016 Memphis Soul is one band that will certainly get your party started. The 8-piece group showcases a distinctive sound and style inspired by such artists as Earth, Wind and Fire, ...
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The Three B's (Bach, Beethoven and Brahms) presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra

2016-09-24

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201609
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Saturday, September 24, 2016 Hector Guzman and the Plano Symphony Orchestra open the 2016-2017 Season with a celebration of "The Three B's" - Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Maestro Guzman is joined by the legendary pianist, ...
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Hunchback the Musical presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-09-24

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 23, 2016 - Saturday, September 24, 2016 The sensational Paul Boyd ("Red: The Red Riding Hood Musical" and "Alice the Musical") brings a new musical to the ACT stage, with the Southwest premier of this gripping rendition ...
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Murphy Maize Days

2016-09-24

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Shopping Events Family Friendly 201609
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Saturday, September 24, 2016 Rain or shine the 8th Annual Murphy Maize Days Festival will have kids activities, craft vendors, live bands all day with headliner act, Charlie Robison on stage at 6:30pm. Lace up your shoes ...
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Kong's Night Out presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-09-24

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Saturday, September 24, 2016 A farce by Jack Neary. This is the story of what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Fay Wray was whisked out into the Manhattan
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In Touch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival

2016-09-25

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Tours & Attractions Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016 This year mark’s 37 years of Ballooning in Plano, Texas. Join in the celebration at the InTouch Credit Union Plano Balloon Festival--a spectacular three-day event.  It will be an action ...
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McKinney Oktoberfest

2016-09-25

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016 Dust off your lederhosen and tune up your yodel for this year's Oktoberfest. McKinney Oktoberfest is a family favorite, offering authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing, children's ...
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Plano Balloon Festival Half Marathon, 5K Run/Walk & 1K Fun Run/Walk

2016-09-25

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201609
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Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016 Its time to take your run on an epic adventure!  Soaring hot air balloons pave the way to your amazing day to run one of four races.  Sign up for ...
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The Hollow presented by Theatre Britain

2016-09-25

Theater & Performing Arts 201609
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Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016 The Hollow by Agatha Christie is the story of murder committed when friends and family gather at a house for the weekend. Another glorious whodunit from the Queen of Crime.  Rated
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-09-25

Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016 The sensational youth of ACT bring the classic Victor Hugo story to life. This unique adaptation of the story brings to life, in an enthusiastic and funny way, the story ...
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Plano Art Association: 125 Show 2016

2016-09-27

Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Family Friendly 201608
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Tuesday, August 30, 2016 - Tuesday, September 27, 2016 Plano Art Association is pleased to announce the 11th Annual 125 Show competition. Hundreds of entries are juried and 50+ pieces are exhibited.  The show is open to all artists ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Prince

2016-09-29

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201609
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Thursday, September 29, 2016 Highlighting the heyday of Prince.  The Prince experience focues on the 1984 era of Prince and the Revolution. The Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn is within a five-minute walk from ...
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Plano International Festival

2016-10-01

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Volunteer Opportunity Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 1, 2016 Tour the world and improve your wellness at the Plano International Festival. The area's largest cultural event is celebrating its 12th anniversary with food, fun and entertainment from over 100 ...
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The Lantern Run 2016

2016-10-01

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 1, 2016 Run through the night and experience an unforgettable illuminated festival. Lantern festivals in the East are special experiences involving fun activieis and food. Borrowing from this concept, The Lantern Run ...
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Kong's Night Out presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-10-01

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Saturday, October 1, 2016 A farce by Jack Neary. This is the story of what happened in the hotel room next to the hotel room where Fay Wray was whisked out into the Manhattan
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Fall Plano Train Show

2016-10-02

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Shopping Events Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 1, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 With 75 tables of vendors, the event is geared towards model train enthusiasts and families with children looking for a fun day’s outing.  The show will have many operating train
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Cottonwood Fall Art Festival

2016-10-02

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Music & Comedy Shopping Events Tours & Attractions Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 1, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty. This award winning event has been ranked as one of the ...
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Winnie the Pooh KIDS presented by Plano Children's Theatre

2016-10-02

Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 30, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey.  Along the way, he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but ...
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Hunchback the Musical presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-02

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 30, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 The sensational Paul Boyd ("Red: The Red Riding Hood Musical" and "Alice the Musical") brings a new musical to the ACT stage, with the Southwest premier of this gripping rendition ...
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State Fair of Texas

2016-10-02

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Music & Comedy Shopping Events Theater & Performing Arts Tours & Attractions Family Friendly 201609
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Friday, September 30, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 The State Fair of Texas is a celebration of all things Texan.  A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone. Bring your friends and family and ...
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The Hunchback of Notre Dame presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-02

Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201609
201610

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - Sunday, October 2, 2016 The sensational youth of ACT bring the classic Victor Hugo story to life. This unique adaptation of the story brings to life, in an enthusiastic and funny way, the story ...
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Heritage Farmstead Museum presents Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding The Limits

2016-10-03

Festival, Fairs & Special Events 201610
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Monday, October 3, 2016 Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55. Refreshments will be served. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of the chuckwagon.  Historical
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Emerald City

2016-10-06

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201610
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 As a corporate and special event band, Emerald City burst onto the Dallas music scene in 1983 and never looked back. The 13-piece, 3-horn section super group electrifies every audience ...
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Courtyard Texas Music Series presents Max Stalling

2016-10-06

Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201610
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 Texas country singer-songwriter Max Stalling pens tunes that connect, songs that form a snapshot of his life, songs that make an album. Five years after his last record, Home to ...
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Winnie the Pooh KIDS presented by Plano Children's Theatre

2016-10-08

Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201610
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 - Saturday, October 8, 2016 Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey.  Along the way he meets his pals, Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit and Owl, but ...
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Southlake Oktoberfest

2016-10-09

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201610
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Friday, October 7, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016 This year will mark the 14th anniversary of the Oktoberfest celebration hosted by Southlake's Chamber of Commerce. Over 100,000 people visit throughout the weekend festival.  Attendance is completely free -- ...
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Granbury Oktoberfest

2016-10-09

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 8, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016 Granbury Oktoberfest will have live polka music, food and fun for the whole family.  There will be a kids costume contest, chicken dance-off, polka dance contest, kids wurst challenge, adult
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State Fair of Texas

2016-10-09

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Music & Comedy Shopping Events Theater & Performing Arts Tours & Attractions Family Friendly 201610
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Monday, October 3, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016 The State Fair of Texas is a celebration of all things Texan. A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone. Your ticket to the State Fair ...
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Hunchback the Musical presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-09

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201610
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Friday, October 7, 2016 - Sunday, October 9, 2016 The sensational Paul Boyd brings a new musical to the ACT stage with the Southwest premier of this gripping rendition of the classic story inspired by the Victor Hugo novel. ...
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Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk

2016-10-13

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Thursday, October 13, 2016 Get an early start to the weekend by partaking in the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk presented by Plano Magazine. This is a sip and shop event where participants ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Billy Joel

2016-10-14

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201610
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Thursday, October 13, 2016 - Friday, October 14, 2016 Turnstiles' renditions of Billy's classic songs are certain to move the casual listener as well as the hard core "Joel fan" to their feet and have them singing along with ...
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Haunt Jaunt Night 5K and Fun Run

2016-10-15

Holiday Events Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 15, 2016 The Haunt Jaunt is a nighttime Halloween themed race hosted by the City of Plano. The goal is to provide a fun, safe and innovative way for citizens to enjoy ...
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State Fair of Texas

2016-10-16

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Music & Comedy Shopping Events Theater & Performing Arts Tours & Attractions Family Friendly 201610
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Monday, October 10, 2016 - Sunday, October 16, 2016 The State Fair of Texas is a celebration of all things Texan. A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone. Your ticket to the State Fair ...
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Hard Night's Day

2016-10-20

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201610
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Thursday, October 20, 2016 Beatle fans will appreciate that A Hard Night's Day has played at the Cavern Club, the Kaiserkeller in Hamburg and recorded in Abbey Road Studios in Studio 2.  This makes ...
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Live and Local McCall Concert Series: Justin Pickard

2016-10-21

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201610
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Friday, October 21, 2016 Come and hear country-folk singer Justin Picard.  McCall's Live and Local concert series showcases amazing talents that are right here in North Texas. These are free concerts so bring a
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Live and Local McCall Concert Series: Auntie Risser & The Colonel

2016-10-22

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 22, 2016 McCall's Live and Local concert series showcases amazing talents that are right here in North Texas.  These are free concerts so bring a chair and support your local musicians. Auntie Risser ...
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Think Twice - an Ayn Rand Mystery presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-10-22

Theater & Performing Arts 201610
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Thursday, October 20, 2016 - Saturday, October 22, 2016 A seemingly altruistic man uses his brilliant ideas to gain power and control over everyone in his life, giving all of them compelling motives for his murder. Just keep in
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State Fair of Texas

2016-10-23

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Music & Comedy Shopping Events Theater & Performing Arts Tours & Attractions Family Friendly 201610
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Monday, October 17, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016 The State Fair of Texas is a celebration of all things Texan. A tradition since 1886, the State Fair of Texas has something for everyone. Your ticket to the State Fair ...
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The Nightmare Before Christmas presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-23

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201610
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Friday, October 21, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016 Halloween just isn't the same anymore, and Jack is thoroughly bored.   Why can't he be the one to spread the joy of Christmas instead?  Surely Santa needs a break ...
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The Rocky Horror Show presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-23

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts 201610
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Friday, October 21, 2016 - Sunday, October 23, 2016 ACT's annual offering of the cult classic!  It's a dark and stormy night, and innocents Brad and Janet find themselves at a strange castle wherein they find the transvestite Dr.
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Cool Thursdays Concert Series at the Arboretum: Man In The Mirror

2016-10-27

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201610
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Thursday, October 27, 2016 Man in the Mirror is a reflection of the incredible career of Michael Jackson.  You will be blown away by this electrifying show and stunned by how he resembles the ...
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Boo Bash at Tom Muehlenbeck Recreation Center

2016-10-27

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Family Friendly 201610
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Thursday, October 27, 2016 Bring the kids to Boo Bash for a fun, safe Halloween experience.  Come dressed in costume with your trick or treat bag for a fun night of carnival games and
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Steinfest presented by the Historic Downtown Plano Association

2016-10-29

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201610
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Saturday, October 29, 2016 In the tradition of Oktoberfest, historic downtown Plano is turning 15th Street into one big party!  Come enjoy live music, German bier and sausage, games, contests, commemorative steins, T-shirts and ...
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Singin' In The Rain presented by The Plano Symphony Orchestra

2016-10-29

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201610
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Saturday, October 29, 2016 There are a number of films that have become legendary in the history of the industry.  Singin' in the Rain is one of those films. The extraordinary and unforgettable dancing ...
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Think Twice - an Ayn Rand Mystery presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-10-29

Theater & Performing Arts 201610
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Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Saturday, October 29, 2016  A seemingly altruistic man uses his brilliant ideas to gain power and control over everyone in his life, giving all of them compelling motives for his murder. Just keep in
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The Nightmare Before Christmas presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-30

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201610
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Friday, October 28, 2016 - Sunday, October 30, 2016 Halloween just isn't the same anymore, and Jack is thoroughly bored.   Why can't he be the one to spread the joy of Christmas instead?  Surely Santa needs a break ...
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The Rocky Horror Show presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-10-30

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts 201610
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Friday, October 28, 2016 - Sunday, October 30, 2016 ACT's annual offering of the cult classic!  It's a dark and stormy night, and innocents Brad and Janet find themselves at a strange castle wherein they find the transvestite Dr.
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Courtyard Texas Music Series presents Confederate Railroad

2016-11-03

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201611
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Thursday, November 3, 2016 Confederate Railroad first rolled onto the national country music scene in the early 90's with its unique style and sound. From rowdy country to raw emotion, a Confederate Railroad concert today ...
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The I Am Second Run 2016

2016-11-05

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201611
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Saturday, November 5, 2016 A cause worth running for!  Grab your running shoes and help raise awareness for the non-profit that's changed lives through real stories.  Finish Second by running the 5K or 10K, ...
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Think Twice - an Ayn Rand Mystery presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-11-05

Theater & Performing Arts 201611
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Thursday, November 3, 2016 - Saturday, November 5, 2016 A seemingly altruistic man uses his brilliant ideas to gain power and control over everyone in his life, giving all of them compelling motives for his murder. Just keep in
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The Rocky Horror Show presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-11-05

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts 201611
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Friday, November 4, 2016 - Saturday, November 5, 2016 ACT's annual offering of the cult classic!  It's a dark and stormy night, and innocents Brad and Janet find themselves at a strange castle wherein they find the transvestite Dr.
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The Nightmare Before Christmas presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-11-06

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201611
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Friday, November 4, 2016 - Sunday, November 6, 2016 Halloween just isn't the same anymore, and Jack is thoroughly bored.   Why can't he be the one to spread the joy of Christmas instead?  Surely Santa needs a break ...
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Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding The Limits presented by Heritage Farmstead Museum

2016-11-07

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions 201611
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Monday, November 7, 2016 Young at Heart: 55+ Exceeding the Limits offers educational activities for adults over the age of 55. Refreshments will be served. Join us for an enlightening presentation by Bill Neff, RN ...
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Ladies' Night Out Private Shopping and Silent Auction at "Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market

2016-11-09

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Shopping Events Volunteer Opportunity 201611
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Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Come in your favorite winter white outfit and enjoy a night to remember sipping cocktails, getting early access to the fabulous 'Neath the Wreath vendors and bidding on valuable items ...
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Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk

2016-11-10

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Shopping Events 201611
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Thursday, November 10, 2016 Get an early start to the weekend by partaking in the Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk presented by Plano Magazine. This is a sip and shop event where participants ...
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Think Twice - an Ayn Rand Mystery presented by Rover Dramawerks

2016-11-12

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Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Saturday, November 12, 2016 A seemingly altruistic man uses his brilliant ideas to gain power and control over everyone in his life, giving all of them compelling motives for his murder. Just keep in
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'Neath The Wreath Holiday Gift Market

2016-11-13

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Shopping Events 201611
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Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016 Over ten thousand shoppers join in holiday shopping during the Junior League of Collin County’s annual ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Market at the Plano Centre. This fundraiser features the best in holiday and ...
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by The Art Centre Theatre

2016-11-13

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201611
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Friday, November 11, 2016 - Sunday, November 13, 2016 The unforgettable lyrics of Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber bring this ancient story recorded in the "Book of Genesis" to life.  Jacob's clearly favorite son Joseph is ...
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Dallas International Art, Antique & Jewelry Show

2016-11-14

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Shopping Events 201611
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Thursday, November 10, 2016 - Monday, November 14, 2016 This event showcases products like fine art, antiques and jewelry with something for everyone from the novice to the serious collector.
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Musical Marvels presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra

2016-11-19

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy 201611
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Saturday, November 19, 2016 Hector Guzman is joined by pianist Sean Chen for Mendelssohn's viruosic Piano Concerto No. 1, made famous in part by the legendary Rudolf Serkin. Chen won Third Prize in the ...
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Maylee Thomas Band

2016-11-19

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Saturday, November 19, 2016 From her early days as a gospel singer, to her legendary status as a Texas diva, Maylee transcends gender, mixing gospel-based blues with soul driven rock, touches of pop with
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The Lights at Legacy presented by The Shops at Legacy

2016-11-20

Holiday Events Shopping Events Family Friendly 201611
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Sunday, November 20, 2016 Kick off the holiday season with The Lights at Legacy event at The Shops at Legacy!  Enjoy photos with Santa, musical entertainment, balloon artists, face painting, magic with Mr. Scrooge,
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Fall Concert: With a Little Help From our Friends presented by the Plano Community Band

2016-11-20

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201611
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Sunday, November 20, 2016 The Plano Community band performs twice a year at the beautiful Eisemann Center.  The band is made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a
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Plano Christmas Market

2016-11-20

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Shopping Events Family Friendly 201611
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Saturday, November 19, 2016 - Sunday, November 20, 2016 This fun event will showcase handmade holiday gift items made of fabric, wood, ceramic and glass. Other exhibitors will have jewelry and clothing for adults and children, along with candles ...
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by The Art Centre Theatre

2016-11-20

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201611
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Friday, November 18, 2016 - Sunday, November 20, 2016 The unforgettable lyrics of Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber bring this ancient story recorded in the "Book of Genesis" to life.  Jacob's clearly favorite son Joseph is ...
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The Nutcracker presented by Chamberlain Performing Arts

2016-11-27

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201611
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Friday, November 25, 2016 - Sunday, November 27, 2016 Come and enjoy this fabulous holiday tradition, and one of the most famous ballet's the world has ever known. Clara and Fritz are sad to see the dolls being taken away, ...
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The Sleeping Beauty presented by Theatre Britain

2016-11-27

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201611
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Saturday, November 26, 2016 - Sunday, November 27, 2016 The Sleeping Beauty by Jackie Mellor-Guin has wacky characters, songs, corny jokes and oodles of audience participation. The Sleeping Beauty was Theatre Britain's first panto way back in 1996. We've hacked ...
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat presented by The Art Centre Theatre

2016-11-27

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201611
201611

Friday, November 25, 2016 - Sunday, November 27, 2016 The unforgettable lyrics of Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber bring this ancient story recorded in the "Book of Genesis" to life.  Jacob's clearly favorite son Joseph is ...
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Dickens in Historic Downtown Plano

2016-12-02

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Family Friendly 201612
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Friday, December 2, 2016 Plano Parks and Recreation Department will host Dickens in Historic Downtown Plano on Friday December 2, 2016.  Activities start at 6 pm with the annual Tree Lighting Ceremony taking place ...
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Lantern Light: America's Winter Wonderland presented by Heritage Farmstead Museum

2016-12-03

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Family Friendly 201612
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Saturday, December 3, 2016 This year is the 30th anniversary of this wonderful holiday event.  Traditionally, over 100 kerosene lanterns adorn the property and the glow is beautiful when the sun goes down. This ...
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Men of Note Christmas Concert: The Polar Express

2016-12-03

Holiday Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201612
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Friday, December 2, 2016 - Saturday, December 3, 2016 Take a ride on the Polar Express with the Men of Note Chorus, featuring traditional and contemporary holiday music in the A Capella style.  Come and experience a performance that
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The Gift of Christmas featuring The Living Nativity presented by Prestonwood Baptist Church Plano

2016-12-04

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
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Saturday, December 3, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016 The Gift of Christmas is a Prestonwood tradition and one of the highlights of the Christmas season, with thousands of guests attending every year.  This visually stunning multimedia event is ...
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The Sleeping Beauty presented by Theatre Britain

2016-12-04

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
201612

Friday, December 2, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016 The Sleeping Beauty by Jackie Mellor-Guin has wacky characters, songs, corny jokes and oodles of audience participation.   The Sleeping Beauty was our first panto way back in 1996. We've hacked away the ...
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Love Me Through the Bad presented by The ArtCentre Theatre

2016-12-04

Theater & Performing Arts 201612
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Friday, December 2, 2016 - Sunday, December 4, 2016 Tim and Jackie have been happy together for going on seven months, when Jackie decides it would be nice for Tim to meet her family.  Tim is not particularly keen ...
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Plano Lions Christmas Parade

2016-12-10

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Family Friendly 201612
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Saturday, December 10, 2016 Parade starts in the parking lot of the Plano ISD Administration building.  It will travel west on 15th Street then north on Independence, east on Parkhaven and ends at the
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The Santa Run benefitting My Possibilities

2016-12-10

Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201612
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Saturday, December 10, 2016 Santa Run Texas is a 5K run and 1 mile fun-walk, where everyone can enjoy festivities and gather with thousands of other people all dressed up like Santa. YES, a ...
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The Gift of Christmas featuring The Living Nativity presented by Prestonwood Baptist Church Plano

2016-12-11

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
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Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - Sunday, December 11, 2016 The Gift of Christmas is a Prestonwood tradition and one of the highlights of the Christmas season, with thousands of guests attending every year.  This visually stunning multimedia event is complete ...
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The Sleeping Beauty presented by Theatre Britain

2016-12-11

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
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Friday, December 9, 2016 - Sunday, December 11, 2016 This show by Jackie Mellor-Guin has wacky characters, songs, corny jokes and oodles of audience participation.  The Sleeping Beauty was Theatre Britain's first panto way back in 1996. We've hacked away the ...
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The Nutcracker Suite presented by Chamberlain Performing Arts Family Ballet Series

2016-12-18

Holiday Events Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
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Sunday, December 18, 2016 Come and enjoy this fabulous holiday tradition, and one of the most famous ballet's the world has ever known. In this performance, Chamberlain Performing Arts has condensed the ballet into ...
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Home For The Holidays presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra

2016-12-18

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201612
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Sunday, December 18, 2016 Over 3,100 patrons attended the "Home for the Holidays" concerts, one of Collin County's most popular traditions in 2015. With over 150 musicians, "Home for the Holidays" includes seasonal favorites ...
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The Sleeping Beauty presented by Theatre Britain

2016-12-18

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
201612

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - Sunday, December 18, 2016 The Sleeping Beauty by Jackie Mellor-Guin has wacky characters, songs, corny jokes and oodles of audience participation. The Sleeping Beauty was our first panto way back in 1996. We've hacked away the weeds, ...
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North Pole Express® aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad

2016-12-23

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Holiday Events Family Friendly 201611
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Friday, November 25, 2016 - Friday, December 23, 2016 Come and enjoy a unique "Family Christmas Memory" aboard the Grapevine Vintage Railroad's North Pole Express.  Families and children of all ages will enjoy this one-of-a-kind Christmas experience that will ...
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The Sleeping Beauty presented by Theatre Britain

2016-12-29

Music & Comedy Theater & Performing Arts Family Friendly 201612
201612

Monday, December 26, 2016 - Thursday, December 29, 2016 The Sleeping Beauty by Jackie Mellor-Guin has wacky characters, songs, corny jokes and oodles of audience participation. The Sleeping Beauty was our first panto way back in 1996. We've hacked away the weeds, ...
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Holiday Lights Display at Deerfield in Northwest Plano

2016-12-30

Holiday Events Family Friendly 201612
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Thursday, December 1, 2016 - Friday, December 30, 2016 Drive through this northwest Plano neighborhood in December for a spectacular holiday lights display.  Deerfield is located between Preston Road and Coit Road.  Enter from Legacy Drive, heading north on ...
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The Texas Tenors presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra

2017-01-21

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Saturday, January 21, 2017 Back by popular demand after a five-year absence with a new show featuring a blend of classical, country, broadway and pops music. The Texas Tenors are not to be missed. With ...
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Dallas Area Train Show

2017-01-22

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions Shopping Events Family Friendly 201701
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Saturday, January 21, 2017 - Sunday, January 22, 2017 Please come and experience the 32nd annual Dallas Area Train Show. It is the largest model train show in the North Dallas area. Everyone is welcome--from the inexperienced novice to
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Rubber Stamp, Paper Craft & Scrapbook Show

2017-01-29

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Saturday, January 28, 2017 - Sunday, January 29, 2017 Let's get crafty and learn to create your own greeting cards, scrapbook pages and more with vendors from around the country.  Stampers, paper crafters and scrapbookers will have the opportunity ...
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Cirque De La Symphonie presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra

2017-02-18

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Saturday, February 18, 2017 The world's most amazing acrobats, dancers, contortionists, aerialists and more bring a recently new program sure to mesmerize Plano Symphony audiences. With legendary Cirque skills, the acclaimed performers interpret the music ...
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Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival

2017-03-12

Festival, Fairs & Special Events Sports & Recreation Family Friendly 201703
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Saturday, March 11, 2017 - Sunday, March 12, 2017 The Texas Fly Fishing & Brew Festival is a family friendly event which strives to intruduce fly fishing to the general public.  Attendees will be exposed to various aspects of ...
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Legendary Greats and The Young Artists presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra

2017-03-25

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 Hector Guzman and the Plano Symphony Orchestra pay tribute to several of the great legends of swing and jazz. Band musician, arranger, composer and band leader of the swing era, ...
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Spring Concert presented by the Plano Community Band

2017-04-23

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Sunday, April 23, 2017 The Plano Community band performs twice a year at the beautiful Eisemann Center.  The band is made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a
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Grand Finale presented by Plano Symphony Orchestra

2017-04-29

Music & Comedy Family Friendly 201704
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Saturday, April 29, 2017 Hector Guzman and the Plano Symphony conclude the 2016-2017 season with a newly commissioned violin concerto based on the popular songs by The Beatles. With her limitless enthusiasm and vast ...
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Texas Tribute to Elvis Festival

2017-05-28

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Friday, May 26, 2017 - Sunday, May 28, 2017 Elvis fans across the globe, get ready for an amazing festival honoring the life, music and fans of Elvis Presley.  On May 26th, 2017 the second annual Texas Tribute to ...
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