Jimmy Buffett, Improv and 4 other things to do this weekend in Frisco, June 9-11

Jimmy Buffett returns to Toyota Stadium this weekend.

Jimmy Buffett returns to Toyota Stadium this weekend.

Music abounds in Frisco this weekend with events such as Music in the Square, Jimmy Buffett concert and "Evita" performances. Check out our weekly things to do list for events taking place this weekend.

Friday


Music in the Square

This annual music festival will continue today with a performance by the Blue Hat Band. The festival will continue each Friday throughout the month of June. Various musicians will perform each Friday for this free outdoor event in Frisco Square at Simpson Plaza, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. www.friscosquare.com/mits/

A Night of Improv

Expedition Frisco presents the Frisco Improv Players. This will be a first performance for the troupe in the newly renovated venue. 8 p.m. $12. Expedition Frisco, 9073 Berkshire Drive, Frisco. www.friscoimprovplayers.com 

Friday-Sunday


Frisco Fire Safety Town

Frisco Fire Safety Town is hosting its spring and summer safety event to offer guests the opportunity to see the facility and explore the fire engine, as well as learn a variety of life and fire safety topics. This weekend participants will learn about fire safety. There will be jeep and bike rides to children 40 inches tall and taller. 5-8 p.m. (Friday and Saturday). Free. Frisco Fire Safety Town, 8601 Gary Burns Drive, Frisco. www.friscofiresafetytown.com

Theatre Frisco presents “Evita”

The next production for Theatre Frisco is a play about the life of Argentina’s political leader Eva Perón, the second wife of President Juan Perón. The play follows her early life, rise to power and her eventual death. 8 p.m. (Friday and Saturday) 2:30 p.m. (Sunday). $14-$22. Black Box Theatre, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway, Ste. 200, Frisco. www.theatrefrisco.com

Saturday


Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band

Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band returns to Toyota stadium with special guest ZZ Top. Jimmy Buffett has been coming to Frisco since 2007, and this will be his 10th show at Toyota Stadium. The average concert attendance for each year is about 25,000 people. Tickets range from $44.50 -$126. Concert begins at 7 p.m. at 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco. www.margaritaville.com 

Frisco Starfest

The Texas Astronomical Society hosts its monthly Frisco Starfest at Frisco Commons Park, 800 McKinney Road, Frisco. This event brings guests together to observe and educate others about the night sky. 6 p.m. Free. For more information, visit www.texasastro.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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