Cirque Musica, celebration of arts, Santa Claus: 6 things to do in Frisco this weekend, Dec. 16-18

Frisco offers events for the whole family on the weekend leading up to Christmas.

Frisco offers events for the whole family on the weekend leading up to Christmas.

Family-friendly events continue this weekend in Frisco. Friends and families can enjoy holiday events such as the Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular and a holiday movie night in Historic Downtown Frisco. Check out all the events happening this weekend.

Friday-Sunday

Christmas in the Square

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

Saturday

Frisco Chorale & Plano Symphony Orchestra

Frisco Chorale joins with the Plano Civic Chorus in a Christmas Concert with the Plano Symphony Orchestra at Frisco High School. 4-5 p.m. Free. 6401 Parkwood Blvd., Frisco. www.friscoarts.org

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular

Cirque Musica Holiday Spectacular is a holiday entertainment event for the entire family. The cast of Cirque Musica performs feats of strength, skill and grace to holiday music favorites performed by a live symphony. 7:30 p.m. $27-$87. Dr Pepper Arena, 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco. www.drpepperarena.com

FSPA Celebration of Arts Variety Show

In the annual grand gala show, students from the Frisco School of Performing arts will perform and display art inspired by three musicals, “Wicked,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Mama Mia.” The show will be held the Frisco Performing Arts Center auditorium with professional lighting, sound, video and art gallery. 2-6 p.m. Free. 9255 Preston Road, Frisco. 214-436-4058. www.fsmfspa.com

Winter Walking Tours at the Museum of the American Railroad

Guided walking tours of the museum continue this winter. Site tours are entirely outdoors and involve walking and some climbing. Tours last approximately 45 minutes beginning at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m on Saturday. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children ages 3-12. Guests should meet at the Frisco Heritage Museum, but the tour will take place at the Museum of the American Railroad, 6455 Page St., Frisco. 214-428-0101. www.museumoftheamericanrailroad.org

Sunday

Santa Comes to 4th Street

It’s movie night in Historic Downtown Frisco! Friends and families can bring chairs and blankets to comfortably watch “Home Alone.” Guests can take pictures with Santa and enjoy some food from Frisco Rail Yard. The event will be behind the municipal court building. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Free. 6865 Main St., Frisco. 972-292-5000. www.friscotexas.gov
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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