5 fun things to do this weekend! (10/14)
Autumn weather is here! Soak in the cooler temperatures at music, art, wine and beer festivals this weekend. There are plenty of outdoor activities to do this weekend for your family to enjoy.
McKinney Wine and Music Festival
Saturday October 16 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday October 17 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Come and enjoy two days filled with live music and good wine! Sip wine from 30 award-winning wineries while you sit by the two steps. There will be a grape stomping contest, local shops and delicious food. Buy your tickets now here before they sell out!
Lake Towne Recreation Area | 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy., McKinney
Best Little Brewery Party
Saturday October 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Calling all beer lovers to this 100% charitable beer festival! There will be over 70 craft breweries from around the world to sample, along with wines and ciders. Shop from vendors, eat at gourmet food trucks, and listen to live music as you enjoy the cooler fall weather! Get tickets here.
Lewisville Old Town | 151 W. Church St., Lewisville
Plano Music and Art Festival
From Saturday October 16 at 11 a.m. to Sunday October 17 at 9 p.m.
See art exhibitions, a vintage car show and more while listening to the many performers at the Plano Music and Art Festival! The Taste of Texas Food Garden also offers delicious food and cold beers. For programming and tickets, click on here.
Amphitheater at Oak Point Park | 2801 East Spring Creek Pkwy., Plano
Immersive Van Gogh
Available all weekend
Visit this breathtaking immersive experience where you will be surrounded by 500,000 cubic feet of projections showcasing the work of Van Gogh. For more information and tickets, click here.
Dallas Lighthouse | 507 S. Harwood St., Dallas
Autumn at the Arboretum
Available all weekend
Celebrate fall at the Southwest’s favorite fall festival! There will be over 90,000 pumpkins, squash, squash and more throughout the garden. The nationally renowned Pumpkin Village will feature 20 foot tall pumpkin houses, insect topiaries and a maze. Don’t miss Collin County’s favorite fall activity!
The Dallas Arboretum | 8535 Garland Road, Dallas
More things to do
Test your artistic skills with a free online art class every Monday of Plano Arts & Events! Use whatever materials you have available, whether it’s watercolors, colored pencils, markers or crayons, to create an image of a variety of objects. To view past classes, visit the Plano Arts & Events Facebook page under the “Videos” tab to learn how to paint other flowers, fruits and more.
Discover the delicious menus of restaurants like Bulla Gastrobar and Sixty Vines. With both outdoor dining and indoor dining within social distance, you can enjoy a safe meal at these amazing restaurants.
For a great outdoor activity, visit a farmers market like the Carrollton Farmers Market, Frisco fresh market, McKinney Farmers Market, Willow Bend Farmers Market, and the Richardson Farmers Market. Shop for fresh, artisanal produce made by fellow Collin County residents!
(We’ve compiled some fun Collin County Farmers’ Markets here!)
See the largest number of statues of women ever assembled in one location at a time at the NorthPark Center. The inspiring exhibit features ten successful women in their various fields of STEM, entertainment, business, sports and academia.