It might be another hot weekend but don’t let that spoil your summer spirit. Take a look at all the concerts, plays and art Collin County has to offer.

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

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The Bodarks Acoustic Duo

When: July 30, 2022 | 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: Taverna Rossa | 4005 Preston Rd., Ste 512, Plano
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Enjoy a night of Americana music by the “porch-stompin’, fiddle-sawin’, bass-spankin’ hootenanny” band The Bodarks while you choose your craft pizza to go with your craft beer at Taverna Rossa.

Shrek the Musical Jr.

When: July 29 through 31 | See the full schedule
Where: Willow Bend Center for the Arts | 6121 W Park Blvd, B216, Plano
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The whole gang is back! See Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and even Lord Farquaad brought to life in this whimsical musical. The performance is adapted for students and adults with cognitive disabilities so no one misses out on the fun!

Addison Outdoors – Pop-Up Yoga

When: July 30, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.
Where: Addison Circle Park | 4970 Addison Cir, Addison
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Saturday morning will hopefully be cloudy — so, fingers crossed, it might be perfect to step outside and enjoy the park without worrying about melting away in the sun. Why not make the most of it with some food, games and some light workout with the free yoga event organized by the Addison Athletic Club?

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Allen Talent Night

When: July 29, 2022 | 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: Ford Pool | 724 Whitman Dr., Allen
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Open your weekend by swimming around at Ford Pool. Singers, musicians and bands will take to the stage to show off their talent. Or become one of the performers yourself! If you’ve got a talent to show, share it with the community. Email for more details.

Something Rotten

When: July 29 through August 14, 2022 | See the full schedule
Where: Black Box Theater at Frisco Discovery Center | 8004 Dallas Pkwy, Suite 200, Frisco
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Renaissance brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are looking for a way to stand out and escape the shadow of theater rockstar “The Bard.” After a soothsayer predicts the future of theater will be actors dancing and singing and acting all at the same time, the brothers get to work. This hilarious play is a tribute to musical theater, lovingly mocking dozens of shows as we follow the Bottom brothers through their theatrical adventures.

Sip & Shop at Homestead Winery

When: July 31, 2022 | 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Where: Homestead Winery| 3921 Coit Rd, Plano
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Enjoy a lazy Sunday shopping handcrafted goodies from local vendors and sipping Homestead Winery’s fresh sangria. All the shopping will happen inside, away from the heat and enticingly near charcuterie boards.

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Band Together on the Square

When: Every Friday night through September 2022 | 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Where: 506 Art | 506 Main St., Garland
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Get a dos banderas margarita bundle and save your spot for one of the best concert series of the summer. Make a night out of it and stop by one of downtown’s eateries for a delicious on-the-go meal.

Art with Friends: Watercolor

When: July 30, 2022 | 2:00 p.m.
WhereAllen Public Library | 300 N Allen Dr., Allen
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Get a friend and cool off with a watercolor class by art professional Christa Diepenbrock in the meeting room at Allen Public Library. Don’t forget your ticket! Space is limited and tickets will be available in the Gallery 30 minutes before the program.

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Back to School Open Skate

When: July 30, 2022 | 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
Where: Allen Community Ice Rink | 200 E. Stacey Rd., #1350, Allen
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New and experienced skaters are welcome for a day of on-ice games and activities. With your donation of a non-perishable food item, your skate rental is free!

Live Music – Dez & Mike

When: July 30, 2022 | 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Where: The Boardwalk at Granite Park | 5800 State Highway 121, Plano
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Get reservations at one of Granite Park’s eateries to enjoy a concert by duo Dez & Mark and their acoustic multi-genre vibe, inspired by a variety of chart-toppers from the ’60s through today.

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

Journey Tribute: Departure
When: July 31, 2022 | 7:00 p.m.
WhereLegacy Hall Box Garden | 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano
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Parade of Playhouses
When: July 15 to 31, 2022
Where: NorthPark Center | 8687 N Central Expy, Dallas
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Sunday Sounds
When: July 31, 2022 | 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Legacy Hall Box Garden | 7800 Windrose Avenue, Plano
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Sensory-friendly Swim Days
When: July 30, 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

Special Needs Screenings
When: July 30, 2022 | 12:00 p.m.
Where: Studio Movie Grill | 4721 W Park Blvd, Plano
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Fill the Bus
When: July 30, 2022 | See the full schedule and locations
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