This weekend promises to be a busy one, so better plan ahead! Movies, plays, concerts and a bit of boozy fun — there’s something for everyone in this three-day break.

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

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Winos and Dinos

When: July 1, 2022 | 6:00 P.M.
Where: The Dinosaur Company |1277 Andrews Pkwy, Allen
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The Dinosaur Company is inviting all children at heart for a boozy tour behind the scenes of amazing animatronic creatures. The BYOB (+21) event offers tables to enjoy food and drinks before the tour begins, triceratoss and adult coloring sheets, an overview of animatronic creation and close encounters with the prehistoric beasts!

The SpongeBob Musical

When: June 30 to July 3, 2022 | Find the best show for you
Where: Courtyard Theater | 1509 H Avenue, Plano
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The stakes have never been higher in Bikini Bottom! Find out how SpongeBob and his friends save the undersea world from chaos and total annihilation with the power of optimism in this dynamic stage musical.

Red, Wild and Blue Drag Brunch

When: July 3, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
WhereLegacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Ave, Plano
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Somehow this one slipped by our 4th of July round-up! Enjoy themed cocktails and specialty brunch items while an all-star cast of queens put on an unforgettable show. Stay a bit longer after the show for a perfect Instagrammable meet-n-greet with the queens themselves!

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Puppet Show

When: July 1, 2022 | 10:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Where: Allen Public Library | 300 N. Allen Drive, Allen
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Take your toddler (ages 3 and up) for an old-fashion puppet show and take home a D.I.Y. hand puppet for them to create their own plays. Get to the library early for tickets because there’s a limit of 60 children, or stay around for the second feature at 11:00 a.m.

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Mocky Horror Picture Show roasts “Reefer Madness”

When: July 2, 2022 | 10:00 P.M.
WhereTexas Theatre | 231 W. Jefferson Blvd, Dallas
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Are you nostalgic for Mystery Science Theater 3000? Well then, if you are in Dallas this Saturday you might want to stop by the Texas Theatre for a live comedy roast of one of the most iconic so-bad-it’s-good movies Reefer Madness. Comedians Liz Barksdale, Local Profile regular Danny Gallagher and Nicholas Harris will invite you to join in the public mockery with prompts at the bottom of the screen for audience participation. Maybe don’t tell your children about this one.

Sip and Throw Pottery Workshop

When: July 2, 2022 | 7:00 P.M.
WhereJump into Art Studios | 404 N Church Street, McKinney
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Get comfortable clothes and a nice bottle of wine and head to the Jump into Arts Studios this Saturday for a pottery class. Learn how to make your own bowls on the wheel and choose your favorite glaze for the perfect finish. The studio will send you a message two to three weeks later for you to pickup your precious craft.

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The Guns n’ Roses Experience

When: July 2, 2022 | 8:00 P.M.
WhereThe Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano
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Get ready for a night of good ol’ hard rock. The Texas-based tribute band The Guns n’ Roses Experience will recreate the ferocity, howling vocals, buzz saw guitar riffs and thunderous bass of the world’s most dangerous band. Get a couple of friends and reserve a balcony VIP lounge seat and enjoy the best view of the stage.

The Music Man

When: July 1 to 10, 2022 | Find the show for you
Where: Willow Bend Center for the Arts | 6121 W Park Blvd, B216, Plano
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Harold Hill is a fast-talking traveling salesman determined to con the people of River City, Iowa by persuading them to buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band. But before he gets to skip town with the cash, he falls for the town’s librarian, Marian.

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Parent’s Night Out

When: July 2, 2022 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Jump into Art Studios | 404 N Church Street, McKinney
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Looking forward to a night out without the kids? Jump into Art Studios takes your precious cargo to a delightful time with camp-type games, artist’s choice art projects, dinner and a movie. The result is a well-deserved break and a chance to enjoy all the adult fun this weekend has to offer.

Texas Sculpts

When: June 4 to August 27, 2022 | Tuesdays to Saturdays 10:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
WhereArtCentre of Plano | 902 East 16th Street, Plano
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The ArtCentre of Plano has opened an exhibition with the works of nine outstanding North-Texas’ sculptors. Plan ahead and get tickets for the lunch-and-learn events where you’ll get a chance to listen to three of the artists discussing the meaning and insights behind their work.

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

Primadonna – Madonna Tribute
When: July 1, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.
WhereThe Box Garden at Legacy Hall | 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano
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Butterfly Garden Art Exhibit
When: July 2 and 3, 2022 | 12:00 – 2:00 P.M.
WhereThe Cove | 402 N. Tennessee St., McKinney
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Acoustic Broken Code
When: July 1, 2022 | 10:30p.m.
WhereTaverna Rossa | 4005 Preston Rd Suite 512, Plano
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Sensory-friendly Swim Days
When: July 1, 2022 | All day
WhereAll Plano pools
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Psychedelic Robot
When: Thurs to Sat, 3:00 – 9:00 P.M. | Sundays 12:00 – 9:00 P.M.
WhereThe Shops at Willow Bend | 6121 W Park Blvd, Plano
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1 Mic Stand
When: July 2, 2022 | 9:30 to 10:30 P.M.
Where: The Comedy Arena | 305 E Virginia St Suite 104, McKinney
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Ryan Glenn
When: July 1, 2022 | 6:00 P.M.
WhereLove & War in Texas | 601 E Plano Pkwy, Plano
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Paint Your Pet
When: July 2, 2022 | All day
WherePipe & Palette at The Shops at Willow Bend | 6121 W Park Blvd., Suite C118, Plano
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