Plays, free flu shots and more holiday events: 9 things to do this weekend in Frisco, Dec. 9-11

There are nine different events happening in Frisco this weekend.

There are nine different events happening in Frisco this weekend.

The holiday events continue in Frisco this weekend with Christmas in the Square, Holiday Lights at Frisco Fire Saftey Town, and performances by The Frisco Ballet and the Frisco Chorale.

Dec. 9-11

Christmas in the Square

Christmas in the Square continues this weekend. Friends and families from all over can enjoy the holiday lights and music show as well as Skate the Square, carriage rides and a trackless train. 6-10 p.m. (each night). Frisco Square, 8874 Coleman Blvd., Frisco. 469-633-1721. www.friscosquare.com/cits/

'Annie Jr.'

Produced by the Frisco Youth Theatre, the show follows little orphan Annie, who charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. 7:15-8:45 p.m. (Friday), 2:15-3:45 p.m., 7:15-8:45 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday). $10 (advance), $12 (at the door). Frisco Community Theatre, Black Box Theater, 8004 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 200, Frisco. 972-422-2575.  www.friscoarts.org

Free Flu Shots

MedSpring Urgent Care is offering free flu shots to celebrate the new location in Frisco, which opened Dec. 5. Flu shots are available for adults and children 3 years old and up. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. 12005 Dallas Parkway, Ste. 100, Frisco. 888-980-0505. www.medspring.com

Dec. 9-10

Holiday Lights

Frisco Fire Safety Town will host a two-night event in which the mini-town will be decorated with hundred of lights for the holiday season. There will be live musical performances by local school groups. Parents are encouraged to bring cameras to snap a photo with Santa Claus. 6-9 p.m. (each night). Free. 8601 Gary Burns Drive, Frisco. 972-292-6350. www.friscofiresafetytown.com

Dec. 10

11th annual Frosty 5K and Merry Mile

The holiday running events returns this weekend and a portion of the proceeds going towards Scholarship Opportunities for Activities and Recreation Charitable Fund. The program allows qualified Frisco residents to participate in recreation programs and special events at no cost. 7 a.m.(registration), 8 a.m. (Merry Mile), 8:30 a.m. (5K), 9:30 a.m. (awards). $20 (Merry Mile. Before race day), $25 (Merry Mile, race day, $35 (5K, race day). Simpson Plaza, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 972-292-6520. www.friscofun.org

Holiday Market

Variety of vendors will be available to sell gifts, jewelry, candles and more at the holiday market at Lebanon Trail High School hosted by the school’s cheer booster club. 8 a.m.-noon. $1 (adult ticket), free (children under 13 years old). Click here for more information.

Breakfast with Santa

Lebanon Trail High School Cheer Booster Club will host a breakfast with Santa that includes breakfast, picture with Santa and an option to write a letter to Santa. 8-10:30 a.m. $10 at the door. Click here for more information.

The Nutcracker

The Frisco Ballet will perform The Nutcracker this holiday season. There will two performances held at Reedy High School in Frisco. In addition to the performance, guests can participate in the raffle with proceeds benefiting The Frisco Ballet. 3 p.m. (first performance), 6 p.m. (second performance). $15 per person. 3003 Stonebrook Parkway, Frisco. 972-712-110. www.thefriscoballet.org

Frisco Chorale’s Positively Christmas Concert

The Frisco Chorale will perform holiday songs at Frisco City Hall. The holiday song selections will include “Deck the Hall,” “I Saw Three Ships” and “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” 7:30 p.m. Free. 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. www.friscochorale.org
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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