Lots of things going on this weekend in North Texas, Father’s Day, Juneteenth celebrations, concerts and craft beer. We are making sure you don’t miss the best things Collin County has to offer.

Come right in, because here’s the only list you need!

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TexasFest on the Beach

When: June 18, 2022 | 10:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Where: Little Elm Park | 701 W Eldorado Pkwy, Little Elm
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The folks at Bud Light, Go Texan and Outlaw Radio are still at it and have prepared a full-day family friendly event by the beach at spectacular Little Elm Park. The event is free to attend and will feature concerts, arts and crafts, swimming and beach fun, classic cars, frisbee dogs, cowboy shows, and dozens of fun, Texas-themed, rides, games and attractions.

Summer Dive-in Movie

When: June 17, 2022 | 7:30 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.
Where: Ford Pool | 724 Whitman Drive, Allen
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Looks like it’ll be a hot Friday, but don’t let that stop you from having fun! Instead, grab a friend, a swimsuit and a towel and get to Ford Pool for an aquatic movie night. Swim and float around with your noodle while you enjoy a show on the big screen.

Music in the Chamber

When: June 17, 2022 | 8:00 to 9:30 P.M.
Where: Council Chambers | 6101 Frisco Square Blvd, Frisco
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This Friday, Music in the Chamber presents Stockton Helbing Quartet, performing the songs from jazz legends like Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Miles Davis and John Coltrane. If you are not too familiar with jazz, then this concert is a perfect introduction. Stockton Helbing, an educator as well as a musician, will offer a discussion on the musical and social contributions that came from those jazz masters.

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Juneteenth in Collin County and Dallas

So many events celebrating African-American culture and freedom in our community! Take a look at our list, and find one near you.

Juneteenth Celebration
When: June 19, 2022 | 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
WhereFair Park | 3809 Grand Ave, Dallas
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We Are The Dream
When: June 18, 2022 | 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
WhereHaggard Park | 901 E 15th St, Plano
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Texas Black Invitational Rodeo
When: June 18, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
WhereFair Park Coliseum | 1438 Coliseum Dr, Dallas
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Keep Up the Dream – Juneteenth Fest
When: June 17, 2022 | 1:00 to 9:00 P.M.
WhereSD/FP Public Improvement District | 2922 Martin Luther King Junior Blvd, Dallas
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Juneteenth Fashion Show
When: June 19, 2022 | 6:00 P.M.
WhereLegacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Juneteenth Celebration
When: June 19, 2022 | 12:00 to 4:00 P.M.
WhereGrandscape | 5752 Grandscape Blvd, The Colony
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Soul Patrol Juneteenth Ride
When: June 18, 2022 | 6:30 A.M.
WhereSoul Patrol | 7185 Main St, Frisco
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Juneteenth Celebration
When: June 18, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
WhereTowne Lake Park | 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy, McKinney
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High School Musical – On Stage

When: June 3, 2022 | 6:30 P.M.
WhereCourtyard Theater | 1509 H Ave, Plano
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If you are a nostalgic High School Musical fan, then this is the show for you. North Texas Performing Arts is bringing the whole gang to life: After winter break, while the students of East High are trying to find their cliques, jocks, brainiacs, thespians or skaters, basketball team captain Troy and brainy Gabriella threat the status quo by auditioning together for the high school musical Ms. Darbus is leading.

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Addison After Dark – ’80s Night Out

When: June 18, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
WhereAddison Circle Park | 4970 Addison Cir, Addison
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Can you hear the synths? It’s the people of Addison preparing to dance their leg warmers off this Saturday at Addison Circle Park. Can’t dance? No excuse! At 8:15 p.m., tease your hair and get your padded shoulders ready for some dance lessons. No one is left out in this delightful summer evening event.

McKinney Craft Beer Walk

When: June 18, 2022 | 12:00 – 7:00 P.M.
WhereHistoric Downtown McKinney | 111 N Tennessee Street, McKinney
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Get your craft beer from one of the 20 beverage stations and stroll through downtown McKinney’s small businesses. Hey, take your father and see what catches his eye, if your hands are fast enough you could get that cool gift you’ve been meaning to get dad but haven’t had the chance yet!

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Father’s Day in Collin County

You already know where to take dad to eat, now let’s see what fun activities this weekend has to offer to entertain him.

Father’s Day Jazz brunch – Feat. Bobby Falk
When: June 19, 2022 | 12:00 P.M.
WhereLegacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Zip line Day At The Heard
When: June 18, 2022 | 9:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
WhereHeard Natural Science Museum | 1 Nature Pl, McKinney
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Arcade 92
When: Monday to Sunday | Kids under 18 until 9:00 P.M.
WhereAllen Community Ice Rink | 305 E. Virginia St., 103, Mckinney
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Stick Time – Parent/child
When: June 19, 2022 | 11:45 A.M. to 12:45 P.M.
WhereAllen Community Ice Rink | 200 E. Stacy Road, #1350, Allen
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Legally Blonde – The musical

When: June 17, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
Where: Willow Bend Center of the Arts | 76121 W Park Blvd, Ste B216, Plano
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Bend and snap your way to Willow Bend Center of Arts this Friday and enjoy Elle Woods’ journey of transformation as she defies society’s expectations in pursuit of her dreams. But this time with music and dances!

PSO/RoughRiders Fundraiser

When: June 17, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
WhereRiders Field | 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco
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Calling all baseball and music fans! After the Frisco RoughRiders and the Midland RockHounds play this Friday, stay to enjoy the fireworks. One hundred percent of the event’s profit will support the Plano Symphony.

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Even More Great Things To Do This Weekend in Dallas & Collin County

Garden Party Exhibit At The Cove
When: June 17 and 18, 2022 | 6:00 to 9:00 P.M.
WhereThe Cove | 402 N Tennessee St, McKinney
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Sunday Mermaid Meetup
When: June 19, 2022 | 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.
WhereThe Texas Pool | 901 Springbrook Dr, Plano
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Sip And Throw 2-Hour Pottery Workshop
When: June 17, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
WhereJump into Art Studios | 404 N Church St, McKinney
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Concerts By The Creek Spring Series – Slim Chance
When: June 4, 2022 | 7:00 – 9:00 P.M.
WhereWatters Creek at Montgomery Farm | 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen
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Psychedelic Robot
When: Thurs to Sat, 3:00 – 9:00 P.M. | Sundays 12:00 – 9:00 P.M.
Where: The Shops at Willow Bend | W Park Blvd 6121, Plano
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Concerts By The Creek – Rob Holbert Jazz
When: June 18, 2022 | 7:00 to 9:00 P.M.
WhereWatters Creek at Montgomery Farm | 970 Garden Park Dr, Allen
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Karaoke Night
When: June 17, 2022 | 9:30 P.M. – 12:30 A.M.
Where: McCall Plaza | 998 E 15th St, Plano
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Kenny Chesney Tribute: Barefoot Nation At Legacy Hall
When: June 5, 2022 | 3:00 P.M.
WhereLegacy Hall |7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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