6 things to do in Frisco Oct. 14-16

Plan on staying in town for the weekend? Here are some local events you and the family can be a part of for a fun-filled weekend in Frisco.

Lone Star Storytelling Festival


This event begins tonight and continues all day Saturday at 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. The event features concerts and master classes featuring professional storytellers. There will also be puppet shows and folk arts and crafts. The event is suitable for both adults and children. Prices vary for the different workshops. Visit www.lonestarstories.org for more information.

Frisco Improv Players will give a performance Oct. 15. Frisco Improv Players will give a performance Oct. 15.[/caption]

A Night of Improv


Experience an evening of clean, interactive improv with the Frisco Improv Players, a locally-based comedy troupe. This event is open to audiences of all ages. The show begins at 8 p.m. Oct. 15 at the Frisco Discovery Center, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway. Purchase tickets for $12 at www.friscoimprovplayers.com.

Classic Car Show


To celebrate its grand opening, the King Institute Better Health Center will host a Classic Car Show on Oct. 15. The show will include classic cars, muscle cars and motorcycles. Other family-fun activities include a bounce house, live music and door prizes. The free event takes place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at 7651 Main St., Ste. 100. Visit www.kinginstitute.org for more information.

Frisco Rail Yard will be the setting for the first ever Whistlestop Jamboree. Frisco Rail Yard will be the setting for the first ever Whistlestop Jamboree.[/caption]

The Whistlestop Jamboree


This one-day music festival will fill old downtown Frisco with various live music performances from local bands. The event includes a lineup of artists that frequent Frisco’s music venues. The event also features the Jamboree Scramble, where members from various bands have been shuffled and placed into “new Jamboree bands.” The bands will perform originals and cross-genre hits. For a schedule of performances, visit www.thefriscomusicscene.com.

Stafford PTA Fall Bazaar


Stafford Middle School PTA is having a fundraiser that will include vendors that will display handmade goods, jewelry, crafts and clothes  for purchase. Door prizes and raffle items will also be available. The event takes place 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 15 at Stafford Middle School, 2288 Little River Drive. Visit http://stafford.my-pta.org/ for more information.

ArtSeen Studio Tour will take place this weekend in various locations. ArtSeen Studio Tour will take place this weekend in various locations.[/caption]

ArtSeen Studio Tour


This annual event gives the public the opportunity to meet local artists and see them in a studio environment. The event includes four exhibits and more than 100 pieces of art. The tour will take place in Frisco City Hall, Frisco Discovery Center, Collin College and thegallery8680. The free event, which is hosted by Frisco Arts, takes place noon-5 p.m. Oct. 15-16.
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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