What’s Happening in Plano

What’s Happening in Plano

Thursday, February 6th

Legally Blonde the Musical at Plano West Senior High School

From Plano Magazine: Plano West Theatre presents Legally Blonde The Musical.  Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat story of self-discovery. Exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances, this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal!  Performances are Feb 6, 7, and 8 at 7:00 PM in the Plano West Senior High School Auditorium at 5601 W. Parker Rd., Plano, TX 75093.  For ticket information go to www.westtheatre.org (5601 W Parker Rd)

Founders Brewing Co. Beer School

What do you know about beer? What do you want to know? Beer should be exciting and fun, not intimidating. Join us for an in-depth class where you will learn about Founder’s Brewing Co and the industry as a whole. Come to Total Wine & More in West Plano from 6:30-8:30 PM, purchase tickets for $10 at totalwine.com (6400 W Plano Pkwy)


Friday, February 7th

Kevin Farley at Hyenas Comedy Nightclub

Yes, he is Chris Farley’s brother, and yes, funny runs in their family. See him Friday or Saturday night at Hyenas from 7-8:30 PM. (1941 Preston Rd #1030)

Home and Garden Show Collin County

Friday through Sunday at the Allen Event Center. This is a huge home and garden event and there really will be so much to see and do. Find the latest products and services for your home and landscape: builders, remodelers, contractors, building materials, decks, pools, spas, entertainment systems, storage solutions, all kinds of plants, landscape displays, kitchenware, home accessories and so much more. Huge barbecue and grill showcase and a live birds of prey show for the kids. All public school employees, first responders and active military will enjoy free admission with ID. (200 East Stacey Rd, Allen)

Karaoke Night at Austin Avenue

From 9:30 PM to 1:30 AM, come jam with JAM ON Productions. Free cover. Add your name to the list, choose a song, and show everyone what all those record labels are missing out on. You do you. (935 W Parker Rd)

Saturday, February 8th

Valentine’s Market at the Shops at Willow Bend

From Saturday to Sunday, the Shops at Willow Bend has you covered for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, with ten vendors featuring unique gifts (this is in addition to all the usual tenants who will also have plenty to offer). The vendors will be set up between the food court and the Grand court. So skip Kroger’s drive-through tent (please, please skip it) and find something heartfelt and special this weekend. (6121 W. Park Blvd)

Flower Love at Princi Italia

I really can’t think of a better time to learn the art of flower arranging than this Saturday, 2 PM at Princi Italia. For $65, they provide the flowers, vases and tools needed to create your own beautiful arrangement. (3300 Dallas Pkwy, #120)

Daddy Daughter Date Night at Chick-fil-a Park Blvd

Daddies can share precious time with their daughters from 5-6 PM at Chick-fil-a. There will be special activities and a chance to win free swim lessons from Gold Fish Swim School. I’m trying to think of something cuter to do on Saturday night, and I just can’t. (6408 W Plano Pkwy, near the intersection of Park and Plano Pkwy)

The Vegabonds at Love & War in Texas

This Tennessee Southern-rock band will be playing at Love & War in Texas Saturday night. Think Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers meets the Allman Brothers. (601 E Plano Pkwy)

Plano Trade Days

Saturday and Sunday, come see quality dealers selling all kinds of antiques, treasures and bargains. Located at Plano Market Square Mall (1717 E Spring Creek Pkwy)

Sunday, February 9th

National Pizza Day

We just thought this was worth mentioning because PIZZA. Order from your favorite pizza place, eat off paper towels if you want to, relax and consider this holiday officially celebrated.

Singles Sunday at The Shacks

Calling all singles with dogs! Although being single is not required. Neither is having a dog. All are welcome to attend and from 1-3 PM on Sunday, a portion of the proceeds from purchases at Grrrowler’s Tap Room and Turbo Coffee will be donated to Shiloh’s Road to Hope, which connects dogs in high-kill shelters with rescue organizations, and provide the transport to their new lives. The Shacks is a fantastic dog park/dining venue and if you and your pup have not checked it out, GO. It will be your new favorite place. (5800 Windhaven Pkwy)

Oscars Watch Party: 92nd Annual Academy Awards

Head to Legacy Food Hall from 5:30-9 PM (although we know it’s going to take longer…) for an award-worthy evening at the Oscar’s Watch Party. All the wine and food you could want at your fingertips, and a huge screen to make sure you don’t miss a moment or mishap. (7800 Windrose Ave)

Black History Month Film Series: 42 at the Holocaust Museum

The film, 42, tells the story of two men—the great Jackie Robinson and legendary Brooklyn Dodgers GM Branch Rickey—whose brave stand against prejudice forever changed the world by changing the game of baseball. Showing at 4:00. (211 N Record St. #100, Dallas)


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