Artist Speaks, museum walking tour and music showcase: 4 things to do in Frisco this weekend, Feb. 23-25

Winter walking tours continue this weekend at the Museum of the American Railroad.

Winter walking tours continue this weekend at the Museum of the American Railroad.

Check out what events are taking place this weekend in Frisco.


Friday-Sunday


Theatre Frisco presents last weekend of ‘I Do! I Do!’ musical

Theatre Frisco presents the musical “I Do! I Do!” The story follows a couple over a span of 50 years. 8 p.m. (Fri.), 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. (Sat.), 2:30 p.m. (Sun.). $14-$25. Black Box Theater, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway, Frisco. www.theatrefrisco.com.





Friday


Winter walking tours at Museum of the American Railroad

Guided walking tours of the museum continue this weekend. Site tours are entirely outdoors and involve walking and some climbing. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and will originate at the Frisco Heritage Museum. Tours will run at 11 a.m. and at 1 p.m. Tours cost $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12. Tours will be at the museum at 6455 Page St., Frisco. 214-428-0101. www.museumoftheamericanrailroad.org





Saturday


Frisco Arts, Melody of Hope co-host music showcase

Nonprofit organizations Frisco Arts and Melody of Hope are hosting a dual fundraiser with live music and art. The event includes desserts, wine and a silent auction. The event takes place at Frisco Fine Art Gallery, 7227 Main St., Frisco. 6:30 p.m. $10. Visit www.friscoarts.com for details.





Sunday


Artist Speaks with Frisco Fine Art’s Milessa Murphy Stewart

Frisco Fine Art hosts Artist Speaks, an event in which local artists share stories about their inspirations and the personality of their art pieces. The featured artist this weekend will be Milessa Murphy Stewart. Guests will have the opportunity to meet and greet with Stewart. 2 p.m. Free. Frisco Fine Art Gallery, 7227 Main St., Frisco. 214-872-1917. www.friscofineart.com


By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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