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Family Friendly Weekend Events {September 10-12, 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 September 10

Native Texas Butterfly Garden & House

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 September 11

Dinosaurs Live at the Heard Museum

Let your imagination run wild as you travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail to get up-close and personal with 11 life-size animatronic dinosaurs.

When: through October 30
Where: The Heard Museum McKinney
Cost: Price included with Heard Museum admission and free for Members

Heard Museum Dinosaur

Sunday September 12

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

Check out Grandscape in The Colony this Weekend!

Ongoing Events

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

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.

Grandparents Day Deal

When: September 10 – 12
Where: The Crayola Experience, Plano
Cost: All grandparents get in free.

Deep Ellum Arts Festival

Seven blocks of Main Street in the Dallas entertainment district of Deep Ellum, 2900-3500 Main Street, Dallas TX 75226, will be transformed into one enormous street festival.

When: September 10 – 12
Where: Deep Ellum
Cost: FREE

Kids Night Out – Mini Snacks

When: September 10, 6 pm – 9 pm
Where: Young Chef’s Academy Frisco
Cost: $50

East Louisiana Block Party

When: September 10, 6 pm
Where: Historic Downtown McKinney
Cost: Free

Live on the Lawn

When: September 10, 7.30 pm – 10.30 pm
Where: Simpson Plaza, Frisco
Cost: Free

CityLine Live

When: every Friday and Saturday in September and October
Where: CityLine DFW
Cost: FREE

Paw Patrol Party with Chase

When: September 11, 9 am – 1 am
Where: The Kids Play Co. Richardson
Cost: $20

Plano Trade Days

When: September 11 – 12
Where: 1717 E Spring Creek Pkwy, Plano, TX 75074
Cost: Free

Grandparents are T-REXcellent!!!

When: September 11 – 12,
Where: The Dinosaur Company, Allen
Cost: $45 for up to 5 participants

Dallas Travel & Adventure Show

When: September 11 – 12,
Where: Dallas Market Center
Cost: free to $18

Trail Rides at Cathy’s Critters

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

Kids Movie Saturday

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

2021 Dallas OMG Food Fest

When: September 11, 2 pm – 10 pm
Where: Main Street Garden Park, Dallas
Cost: $10

Dallas Observer BrewFest 2021

BrewFest is an outdoor beer-sampling event and festival that will feature hundreds of local, international and craft beers, music, local food and more. Twelve (2oz) beer samples are included in the ticket price.

When: September 11, 3 pm
Where: 920 S Harwood Street Dallas, TX 75201
Cost: from $30

Sunday Service Brunch at DAQ’s

When: every Sunday, 12 pm – 3 pm
Where: DAQ’s Luxury Daquiri Lounge
Cost: see menu for details

Carter Bloodcare Fundraiser and Blood Drive

When: Sunday September 12, 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Dog Haus Biergarten, Richardson
Cost: Free

Fiestas Patrias with Tito Puente Jr. and Havana NRG!

When: Sunday September 12, 11 am – 6 pm
Where: Traders Village
Cost: Event is Free and only $5 to park

Divine Consign Grapevine Fall ’21 Sale

When: September 12 – 13
Where: Grapevine Convention Center
Cost: Free

Bow Wow Luau at Hawaiian Falls The Colony

Dive in with your best canine friend and enjoy doggie swims, contests, games, and prizes. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The Colony Animal Shelter Injured Animal Fund. Concessions will be available for purchase. Limit two dogs per owner.

When: September 12, 1 pm – 5 pm
Where: Hawaiian Falls, The Colony
Cost: from $17.99

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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