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Family Friendly Weekend Events {August 13 – 15, 2021}

Things to do and Local Events this Weekend

Dallas Events this Weekend

Fun Things to do This Weekend


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

Friday August 13

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 14

Lone Star Mercantile Turns 4

Lone Star is turning 4 and we want to celebrate with YOU 🤗🛍 FREE swag bags for the first 100 customers
🎂 FREE birthday treats
🎲 Fun game with prizes!
🤑 Exclusive booth sales!
🍷 FREE wine in the evening

When: August 14, 10 am – 7 pm
Where: Lone Star Mercantile, Allen
Cost: FREE

Sunday August 15

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


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

Wicked – Dallas Summer Musicals

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

Open House 2021 – Music Institute of North Texas

Meet our teachers, our Director, or an administrator
In-Person or Online through ZoomFree Mini Demo Classes | Instrument petting Zoo | Faculty Recital

When: August 13 – 14
Where: Music Institute of North Texas, Frisco
Cost: FREE

The Glass Menagerie

When: through August 15
Where: Outcry Youth Theatre
Cost: from $10

Creekside Live

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


Kids Movie Saturday at Lava Cantina

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

Back to School Bash

We’ll have great food, bounce houses, a DJ, snow cones and other fun throughout the afternoon. Kids, come prepared to get wet!

When: August 15, 12.30 pm- 2.30 pm
Where: Sent Church, Plano
Cost: Free


More Things to Do

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

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