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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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February 2018

$13 – $85
Saturday, February 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Time for Three

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Time for Three, the group that defies traditional classification, won seven standing ovations from a turn-away Plano Symphony audience two seasons ago. The audience spoke loudly and quickly, requesting a return engagement by the trio famed for their uncommon mix of virtuosity, improvisation and showmanship. This trio has thrilled audiences all over the world. They are at home in Carnegie Hall, in famous night clubs, with symphony orchestras, at NFL games, on highly acclaimed albums, or in collaborations with artists…

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Free
Monday, February 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Strike up the Bands

Eisemann Center

Plano Community Band presents their free concert "Strike up the Bands" featuring the McKinney Community Band and the Plano Community Band at the Eisemann Center February 26 at 7:30 pm.  Each band will perform and there may be a surprise at the end. Register to attend here. The Plano Community Band is made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a passion for music.  They do two concerts every year at the Eisemann, and perform free…

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March 2018

$13 – $85
Saturday, March 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Young Artists and Carmina Burana

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Not performed in seven years by the Plano Symphony, Carmina Burana is Carl Orff’s most popular work and one of the most enjoyed pieces in the orchestra and chorus repertory. The famous collection of sacred and profane songs is based on 24 poems from a medieval collection of the same name. The work is for large orchestra, chorus and three soloists. Its immensely attractive music has been used in commercials, cinema, and like this performance, dance. Hector Guzman and the…

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April 2018

Free
Sunday, April 29, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Plano Community Band: The British are Coming

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Plano Community Band presents their Spring Concert "The British are Coming" on Sunday, April 29th at the Eisemann Center.  Admission is free, but registration ticket is required.  The Plano Community Band is made up of approximately 70 musicians from all walks of life who share a passion for music.  They do two concerts every year at the Eisemann, and perform free summer concerts in Haggard Park.  See more of Plano Community band here and watch for their Summer Concerts in the Park.…

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July 2018

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Patriotic Pops

Eisemann Center

Mark your calendar and save the date for the Plano Symphony Orchestra Patriotic Pops concert July 4th at the Eisemann Center. Check back for details, or call the Plano Symphony at 972-473-7262 for more information. For more Plano Fourth of July celebrations, read our blog.

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September 2018

Saturday, September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Lindsay Deutsch Violin Showcase

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Hector Guzman and the Plano Symphony Orchestra open the 2018/19 Season with Carlos Chávez’s brilliant Sinfonía India, the composer’s most frequently performed work strongly influenced by the musical spirit of Mexico. This rhythmic curtain raiser is followed by the sublime melodies in Bruch’s Violin Concerto, one of the major concertos for violin alongside concertos by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and Brahms. Keeping with the popular tradition of two major concertos, Opening Night continues with what famed violinist Joshua Bell referred to as,…

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October 2018

Saturday, October 20, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Mariachi Los Camperos

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The appearance of Mariachi Los Camperos celebrating Hector Guzman’s 35 years with the Plano Symphony Orchestra set off an endless string of encores. Their Grammy Award-winning precision on trumpets, guitars, harps and more along with their incredible singing continuously brought the PSO audience to its feet. The acclaimed ensemble returns in a new program as one of “The Best of the Best.” With their unique blend of musicianship and virtuosity, the two-time Grammy-winning mariachi band returns for an encore performance…

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$9 – $16
Sunday, October 21, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Spooky Symphony at the Movies

Eisemann Center

Come join The Plano Symphony for an afternoon of family entertainment. Everyone is sure to enjoy this high energy and creative concert! The program is designed especially for children ages 3 - 12 and their families. This interactive concert features notable melodies from "Star Wars," "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Harry Potter," and more! Come out at 2:15pm and enjoy the Instrument Petting Zoo, the conductor's station, and arts and crafts. Don't forget to wear your costume!  Part of our Encore…

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November 2018

Free
Sunday, November 11, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Plano Community Band 40th Anniversary Concert

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Plano Community Band presents their 40th Anniversary Concert on Sunday, November 11th at the Eisemann Center.  Admission is free, but registration ticket is required.  Click here. The Plano Community Band presents Wayne Bergeron. Mr. Bergeron is a world-wide preeminent trumpet player.  He has played on more than 400 movies, television, and other events. He formally performed with the Maynard Ferguson band.  We are expecting a full house. Patrons with free reservations will be seated first, followed by the general public.  This is the…

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Saturday, November 17, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Bizet’s “Carmen”

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Perhaps one of, if not the most popular opera currently before the public today, Bizet’s Carmen was anything but an initial hit with audiences and critics. The realism of the story scandalized audiences. Bizet died after initial performances and never knew the great success of his opera. Carmen has become one of the most beloved and frequently performed operas. The Habanera from Act 1 and the Toreador Song from Act 2 are among the best known of all operatic arias. The opera…

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$15 – $100
Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm

Chamberlain Performing Arts present The Nutcracker

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Chamberlain Performing Arts’ Production of THE Nutcracker features New York City Ballet principal dancers Tiler Peck  AND Tyler Angle.

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$15 – $100
Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Chamberlain Performing Arts present The Nutcracker

Eisemann Center

Chamberlain Performing Arts’ Production of THE Nutcracker features New York City Ballet principal dancers Tiler Peck  AND Tyler Angle.

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Saturday, November 24, 2018 @ 4:00 pm

Chamberlain Performing Arts – The Sugar Plum Tea

Eisemann Center

CHAMBERLAIN PERFORMING ARTS PRESENTS The Sugar Plum Tea FEATURING NEW YORK CITY BALLET PRINCIPAL DANCERS - TILER PECK & TYLER ANGLE Come and meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and her Cavalier along with other characters from The Nutcracker. Delicious treats and fun activities will be enjoyed by all. Individual tickets $35 ᐧ Purchase tickets online at www.eisemanncenter.com Saturday, November 24, 2018, at 4:15 PM | Bank of America Hall, Eisemann Center (immediately following the matinee performance) Photo from Plano Magazine

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$15 – $100
Sunday, November 25, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

Chamberlain Performing Arts present The Nutcracker

Eisemann Center

Chamberlain Performing Arts’ Production of THE Nutcracker features New York City Ballet principal dancers Tiler Peck  AND Tyler Angle.

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$27 – $87
Friday, November 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Collin County Ballet Theatre – The Nutcracker

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Collin County Ballet Theatre with Plano Symphony Orchestra present The Nutcracker The Nutcracker is a time honored family holiday tradition. Join Clara as she enters a dream world set in motion by the magical nutcracker doll given to her by her Uncle Drosselmeyer. Watch the famous battle between the Toy Soldiers and the Rat King, flurry into the sparkling land of the Snow Queen and her snowflakes, and journey through the realm of the Lemonade Sea Queen into the Land…

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December 2018

$27 – $87
Sunday, December 2, 2018 @ 3:30 pm

Collin County Ballet Theatre – The Nutcracker

Eisemann Center

Collin County Ballet Theatre with Plano Symphony Orchestra present The Nutcracker The Nutcracker is a time honored family holiday tradition. Join Clara as she enters a dream world set in motion by the magical nutcracker doll given to her by her Uncle Drosselmeyer. Watch the famous battle between the Toy Soldiers and the Rat King, flurry into the sparkling land of the Snow Queen and her snowflakes, and journey through the realm of the Lemonade Sea Queen into the Land…

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January 2019

Plano Symphony presents From Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood
Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony presents From Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood

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When it comes to the "Best of the Best,"  Ashley Brown, the original Mary Poppins on Broadway, scored a triumph with Plano Symphony audiences in Ashley Brown on Broadway.  She is joined in From Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood by another Broadway superstar, Ryan Silverman.  Ryan has been a leading man in The  Phantom of the Opera on Braodway and so much more.  The incredible duo will share solos and duets from Showboat, West Side Story, The Phantom of the…

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February 2019

Plano Symphony - The Five Browns
$13 – $85
Saturday, February 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: The Five Browns

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The Five Browns – Ryan, Melody, Gregory, Deondra and Desirae –attended New York’s Juilliard School. The quintet enjoyed their first wave of critical attention in February 2002 when People magazine dubbed them the “Fab Five” at about the same time they were featured on Oprah and 60 Minutes. The Five Browns’ first three CDs went to #1 on Billboard magazine’s Classical Album Chart. The New York Post has proclaimed: “One family, five pianos and 50 fingers add up to the…

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Free
Sunday, February 24, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Plano and McKinney Community Bands present: and the Bands Played on…

Eisemann Center

Two bands for the price of one…FREE!  Please join us at the Eisemann Performing Arts Center as the Plano Community Band and the McKinney Community Band share the stage for an exciting afternoon. The concert begins at 2:30 pm on Feb. 24th.  Free reservations can be obtained at www.planoband.com Concessions are available.

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March 2019

Plano Symphony : Young Artists and Tribute to Leonard Bernstein
Saturday, March 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: Young Artists and Tribute to Leonard Bernstein

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August 2018 marks the Centennial Anniversary of Leonard Bernstein. Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, conductor, author, music lecturer, and pianist. He was among the first conductors born and educated in the US to receive worldwide acclaim. According to music critic Donal Henahan, he was “one of the most prodigiously talented and successful musicians in American history.” His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Philharmonic, from his conducting concerts with most of…

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April 2019

$15 – $37
Apr 5, 2019 - Apr 7, 2019

Chamberlain Performing Arts present “focal pointe”

Eisemann Center

CHAMBERLAIN PERFORMING ARTS IS PROUD TO BRING BACK OUR MOST EMOTIONAL PRODUCTION: focal pointe This mixed repertoire production features Chamberlain Performing Arts company dancers in several stirring works. Each Show Is Highlighted By Guest Artists Texas Ballet Theater. Being performed are contemporary tributes to fathers and grandfathers. Veni Emmanuel is a tribute to Artistic Director/Founder Kathy Chamberlain’s father. Choreographed by Lisa Hess Jones (former NYCB soloist), this beautiful work has been led by current Rockette Brittany Werthmann. Company member, and senior, Amit…

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Free
Sunday, April 28, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

The Plano Community Band presents Sounds of Spring

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The Plano Community Band continues its 40th season with the Sounds of Spring, with music by Percy Grainger, Eric Whitacre, and Plano's own, David Lovrien. The concert begins at 2:30 on April 28th. Concessions will be available at Intermission. Reservations can be obtained at http://planoband.com/reservations/?ee=21

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May 2019

$20 – $30
May 2, 2019 - May 6, 2019

Children’s Chorus of Collin County presents “Of Earth and Sky” Spring Concert

Eisemann Center

Come hear Of Earth and Sky presented by Children’s Chorus of Collin County at the Eisemann Center on May 6. The Children’s Chorus of Collin County, founded in 2006, is an auditioned, tuition-based, 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  The Chorus is now comprised of 125 singers who exhibit good character, superior vocal skills, enthusiasm for choral performance, and a desire for excellence.  The Chorus encourages multiple forms of artistry.  Many of our young singers are also songwriters, instrumentalists, dancers, actors and soloists who…

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June 2019

Jun 27, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019

125 Art Show by Plano Art Association

Eisemann Center

The 125 Show 2019 is a major juried exhibit of the work of artists living in communities within 125 miles of Plano. Judges selected the top 83 works for the show from a field of over 200 entries. This annual exhibit is being held in the Eisemann Center located at 2351 Performance Dr. Richardson, TX 75082. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday until July 26, 2019. For this exhibit, first, second, and third monetary prizes will…

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July 2019

$13 – $85
Thursday, July 4, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Plano Symphony Patriotic Pops

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Join Maestro Hector Guzman, your Plano Symphony Orchestra, and the Patriotic Pops Chorus for a rousing celebration. Enjoy your Plano Symphony in the cool comfort of the Eisemann Center as we honor our country and the people dedicated to preserving our freedom. Our traditional “Salute to the Armed Services” is not to be missed!

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September 2019

$79 – $412
Saturday, September 28, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: 2019/2020 Concert 1 – Opening Night – Raiders of the Lost Ark in Concert

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Enjoy a full-length film presentation of Raiders of the Lost Ark starring Harrison Ford, directed by Steven Spielberg, and accompanied by the Orchestra.  The famous music score is by John Williams. Raiders of the Lost Ark became 1981's top-grossing film and remains one of the highest-grossing films.  It was nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture.  It won five Academy Awards, including a Special Achievement Award for Sound Effects Editing.  In 1999, it was included in the U.S. Library…

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October 2019

$79 – $412
Saturday, October 19, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: 2019/2020 Concert 2 – Rhapsody in Blue

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Pianist Kenneth Broberg won the silver medal at 2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition with performances marked by "an imaginative shaping of themes, revelation of inner voices, and an unfailing sense of momentum" (Texas Classical Review). Broberg is also a prize winner of the Hastings, Sydney, Seattle, and New Orleans International Piano Competitions.  He made his subscription concert debut with the Minnesota Orchestra stepping in for Andre Watts days before the performance, which was declared " a highly auspicious debut,…

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$9 – $16
Sunday, October 20, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Spooky Symphony At the Movies

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Join the Plano Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of family entertainment. This 45 minute interactive program is especially designed for families with children aged 3 - 12. This concert features familiar movie themes from Star Wars, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Addams Family, Jurassic Park and more! Come out at 2:15pm to enjoy the Instrument Petting Zoo and arts and crafts in the lobby. Don't forget to wear your costume! The Plano Symphony Orchestra STEAM fun patch can be earned…

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November 2019

$16 – $20
Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 7:00 pm

Snow Queen Ballet

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Start your holidays off with Studio 3 Dance's "Snow Queen".  It is a family friendly ballet set long ago when a magician created a magic mirror that shattered into millions of pieces. The pieces blew away creating evil and chaos. Kae and Gerda are special childhood friends. Kae is struck by a piece of the glass and his heart turns to ice. The Snow Queen comes and Kae leaves with her to her castle in the Far North. In Gerda's…

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$16 – $20
Sunday, November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

Snow Queen Ballet

Eisemann Center

Start your holidays off with Studio 3 Dance's "Snow Queen".  It is a family friendly ballet set long ago when a magician created a magic mirror that shattered into millions of pieces. The pieces blew away creating evil and chaos. Kae and Gerda are special childhood friends. Kae is struck by a piece of the glass and his heart turns to ice. The Snow Queen comes and Kae leaves with her to her castle in the Far North. In Gerda's…

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$79 – $412
Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 8:00 pm

Plano Symphony: 2019/2020 Concert 3 – The Music of Queen

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Brent Havens, conductor/arranger Brody Dolyniuk, vocals/guitar Dan Clemens, bass/background vocals Powell Randolph, drums/background vocals George Cintron, guitar/background vocals Justin Avery, keyboards/background vocals Queen is one of the greatest bands of all time.  This famed English group, formed in 1970, is responsible for countless classics.  To this day they are considered some of the reigning kings of rock.  Because of their incredible legacy, Queen has inspired numerous tribute bands over the decades, and many of these acts are so authentic and…

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Free
Sunday, November 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm

Plano Community Band presents Life: OUT LOUD

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If a flute could talk and sing, it would certainly be in the voice of Nestor Torres, for he speaks through his instrument.  This Latin Grammy award winner will be performing with the Plano Community Band on Sunday, November 17, at 2:30 p.m. in the Eisemann Center in Richardson. You won’t want to miss this exciting mix of jazz, contemporary and classic sounds. Admission is free, but you will want to make your reservation at tickets! Doors open at 2:00…

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