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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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April 2018
Apr 1, 2018 - May 30, 2018

Eastern Impressions Art at Willow Bend

The Shops at Willow Bend

Plano Art Association is hosting “Eastern Impressions,” a special art exhibition of the works of Chinese artists in North Texas. It is being held during the months of April and May in the North Texas Performing Arts Center in The Shops at Willow Bend. The Chinese art community has enthusiastically embraced this special exhibition. It is being staged with the full collaboration of four area art organizations in addition to Plano Art Association: North Texas Asian Photographers Association Fusion Art Group…

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Free
Apr 5, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018

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 April 5th through June 30th , Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm.  Enjoy live music from one of the restaurant's patios, or listen while you shop. Musicians play from 5:30 – 8:30 pm at these locations: Thursdays on the north side of Legacy Drive Fridays on the south…

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Free
Apr 11, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Plano AsiaFest Asian Artist Exhibition

Courtyard Theater

Check out this unique exhibition at the Courtyard Theater April 11 through May 13.  You will see Islamic and Chinese calligraphy along with oil, watercolor, acrylic, ebru, smalt, gouache and digital paintings, visually interpreted with the theme "Asia."  Free admission. Gallery @ Courtyard is open to the public Monday through Friday 9 am-4 pm. Depending on events and staffing, these hours may be adjusted without notice.  

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$15
Apr 20, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

Nunpuncher: The Rock Opera

Art Centre Theatre

As a recent graduate of the Happy Buddha's Online Course for Complete and Total Nunnery, Sister Sandi Spagnanowicz is excited to begin her new career as a nun. However, all is not as it seems at the Heavenly Sisters of Bovina Convent, the East Texas convent to which she's been assigned. Sandi soon learns that evil Mother Superior, the convent's leader and drummer extraordinaire, has, through the hypnotic beats of her drumming, brainwashed the convent's caretaker and two monks from…

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Apr 20, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

Genesis Children’s Theatre: Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Genesis Children’s Theatre

Genesis Children's Theatre presents Beauty and the Beast Jr. April 20-28.   Get details and tickets here. Friday, April 20 at 7:00 pm Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Sunday, April 22 at 3:00 pm Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

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$10 - $12
Apr 20, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

The Elephant Man

Willow Bend Center For The Arts

Plano Youth Theatre presents The Elephant Man. The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man – victim of rare skin and bone diseases – he becomes the star freak attraction in traveling sideshows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to London’s prestigious Whitechapel Hospital. Under the care of celebrated young physician Frederick Treves, Merrick is introduced to London society and…

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$15
Apr 20, 2018 - Apr 28, 2018

Reefer Madness the Musical

Art Centre Theatre

Inspired by the original 1936 film of the same name, this raucous musical comedy takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the hysteria caused when clean-cut kids fall prey to marijuana, leading them on a hysterical downward spiral filled with evil jazz music, sex and violence. You won't be able to resist the spoofy fun of Reefer Madness. The addictive and clever musical numbers range from big Broadway-style showstoppers to swing tunes like 'Down at the Ol' Five and Dime' and the…

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$15 - $24
Apr 26, 2018 - May 5, 2018

The Merchant of Venice

Rover Dramawerks

Love Shakespeare?  Bare Bones Shakespeare presents "The Merchant of Venice" at Rover Dramawerks April 26th through May 5th. What does "bare bones" mean?  Many modern production companies try to dazzle their audiences with big beautiful sets, intricate lights and sound technology, large ensembles, and glorious costumes. When Artistic Director Julia Nelson started this company, she decided to take a step back from all of those elements -- lovely as they are -- and focus instead on the language and the sense…

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Free
Friday, April 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Plano Artfest 2018

McCall Plaza

Let your creativity loose at Plano Artfest, April 27-28 in the Downtown Plano Arts District. Plano Artfest is a FREE community event built around artistic inclusiveness, creative curiosities, and cultural connection. The 2018 festival will include a week of community art programming that culminates in a two-day festival in the Downtown Plano Arts District. The festival begins on Friday, April 27th from 5 pm to 9 pm and continues on Saturday the 28th from 10 am to 9 pm. There will be live music, contemporary art…

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$10 - $15
Apr 27, 2018 - May 6, 2018

Genesis Children’s Theatre: Kiss Me Kate

Genesis Children’s Theatre

Genesis Children's Theatre presents Kiss Me Kate, April 27 - May 5.   Get details and tickets here. Friday, April 27 at 7:00 pm Saturday, April 28 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Sunday, April 29 at 3:00 pm Saturday, May 5 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm Sunday, May 6 at 3:00 pm

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