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Family Friendly Weekend Events {August 27-29, 2021}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend

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Dallas Events this Weekend

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Fun Things to do This Weekend

There are some great things to do and fun events happening nearby!

Friday August 27

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden

Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden.

When: through October 3
Where: Heard Museum
Cost: included with admission


Saturday August 28

Back-to-School Family Fun Day hosted by Creative World School Frisco

Your family is invited to join us for a FREE Back-to-School Family Fun Day on Saturday, August 28, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Event highlights include outdoor activities in our courtyard, the opportunity to check out our one-of-a-kind Exploratorium™ space, school tours, snacks, goody bags and more! Some of our favorite local Frisco businesses will be on site offering additional activities for our guests! All are welcome! We can’t wait to meet your family! Families who pre-register for the event will be entered to win prizes!

When: Saturday August 28, 10 am – 12 pm
Where: 4915 Coit Road, Frisco TX
Cost: Free for all ages


Sunday August 29

Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

“Have you ever dreamt of stepping into a painting? Take an awe-inspiring journey into the incomparable universe of Van Gogh, one of the greatest artistic geniuses of the 19th century. Explore his life, his work, and his secrets as never before through cutting-edge 360 degree digital projections, a one-of-a-kind VR experience, and a uniquely atmospheric light and sound show. 

When: through September 3
Where: Secret Location Dallas
Cost: Adults $34.90, Kids $19.90


Ongoing Events

Wicked – The Musical

When: through September 5
Where: Music Hall, Fair Park
Cost: from $34

Get 20% off DFW Fun?

You can save big by purchasing an Annual Pogo Pass and accessing all these attractions.
You could gain free access and save on ALL of the following attractions?
Fort Worth Zoo
Hawaiian Falls Waterpark
Frisco Rough Rider games
The Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park
…and 16 other popular attractions over the course of one year? 

Pogo Pass fun in DFW

Farmers Markets

Dallas: Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 5 pm, 920 S. Harwood, Dallas

Plano Farmers/Artisan Market, Saturday 9 am – 2 pm, The Shops at Willow Bend

McKinney: Saturday 8 am – 12 noon, Downtown McKinney Square

Richardson: Saturday 9 am – 1 pm, 101 S. Coit Road, Richardson

Carrollton: Sunday 10 am – 2 pm, 2722 N. Josey Lane, Carrollton

Farmers Market Mesquite TX

More Fun Weekend Events

Credo Legacy West – free gift with purchase

When: Aug 26 – 29 (while stocks last)
Where: Credo Beauty, Legacy West
Cost: Free gift with $125+ purchase, online and in-store

Clear the Shelters

When: through Sept 19
Where: Plano Animal Shelter
Cost: Adoption fees will be half price from Monday, August 23 through Sunday, September 12. Adoption fees will only be waived from Monday, September 13 to Sunday, September 19.

Creekside Live

When: every Friday in August, 6 pm – 8 pm
Where: Watters Creek
Cost: FREE 

Erika Ashley’s Elite Dog Grooming Grand Opening!

When: Saturday August 28, 10 am- 12 pm
Where: 6505 W Park Blvd, Plano TX 75093
Cost: Free

Dallas Cowboys 2021 Training Camp

When: Aug 27 & 28
Where: Ford Center at The Star
Cost: Free

Trail Ride at Cathy’s Critters

When: every Saturday, various times
Where: Cathy’s Critters, Princeton
Cost: $10 per person

Kids Movie Saturday at Lava Cantina

When: every Saturday, 12 pm
Where: Lava Cantina
Cost: Free

Parents Night Out | Superhero themed!

When: Aug 28, 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: Texas Dynamix Gymnastics, Plano
Cost: $35

Get 20% off DFW Fun?

You can save big by purchasing an Annual Pogo Pass and accessing all these attractions.
You could gain free access and save on ALL of the following attractions?
Fort Worth Zoo
Hawaiian Falls Waterpark
Frisco Rough Rider games
The Dallas Aquarium at Fair Park
…and 16 other popular attractions over the course of one year? 

Pogo Pass fun in DFW

More Things to Do

Are you ready to plan ahead or want to see what a list of things to do this month?

Plano Area Monthly Events

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