Multicultural Festival and Art En Blanc: 7 things to do in Frisco this weekend, Sept. 7-9

The Frisco Multicultural Festival will take place on Saturday.

The Frisco Multicultural Festival will take place on Saturday.

An art exhibit, multicultural festival and a doggy splash day are just some of the events taking place in Frisco this weekend.

Friday


1. Art En Blanc-Everything White

The latest art exhibit at thegallery8680 opened Thursday with artist receptions and continues Friday. The exhibit presents artwork of all mediums from artists on their original interpretation of the meaning of “everything white.” The gallery allows artists of all disciplines to submit artwork for exhibit and sell to the general public and the local art population. The gallery will be open 7-9 p.m. on Thursday and Friday. After this weekend, the gallery will be open every Friday until Sept. 22. Free. thegallery8680, 8680 Main St., Frisco. 214-585-8175. www.thegallery8680.com

Saturday


2. Free Block Party hosted by Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children is hosting a free community wide block party at Frisco High School. The event will feature activities and games from special attendees, such as the Dallas Mavericks, Frisco Police Department, Dallas Stars and Frisco Fire Department. Sci-Tech Discovery Center will provide interactive activities, and hospital members will demonstrate concussion awareness tests, proper stretching for athletes and more. 9 a.m.-noon. Frisco High School, 6401 Parkwood Drive, Frisco. For more information, email events@tsrh.org.

3. Frisco Multicultural Festival

The Frisco Multicultural Festival takes place this weekend. The festival celebrates the different cultures that reside in Frisco. The festival is free with activities for the entire family, including interactive booths, crafts, a diverse variety of foods, cultural performances, children’s activities and more. Entry and parking are free and attendees are welcome to wear native attire. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Frisco Square, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. For more information, click here.

4. Doggy Splash Day

The Frisco Water Park is opening up its Lagoon Pool and Lazy River for dogs. People interested must register in person at the Frisco Athletic Center. Cost of entry is $8 for one adult and one dog. Registration is limited for dogs that are more than 35 pounds. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Frisco Water Park, 5828 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco. 972-292-6600. www.friscofun.org/1254/Frisco-Water-Park

5. Cowboys Plaza Party at The Star

The Dallas Cowboys announced the team will host a Cowboys Plaza Party presented by AT&T before most of the Dallas Cowboys home games this season at Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star in Frisco. The plaza parties will feature a live DJ; contests and giveaways; autographs from Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, Dallas Cowboys alumni and Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue Dancers; and inflatables. The first plaza party will take place Saturday from 4-7 p.m. The Star in Frisco, 9 Cowboys Ways, Frisco. www.thestarinfrisco.com

6. 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. The free event begins at 6 p.m. For more information, visit www.texasastro.org.

7. A Night of Improv

Frisco Improv Players is an improvisational comedy troupe that specializes in family-friendly, game-based comedic performances. The event begins at 8 p.m. $12. Black Box Theatre, 8004 N. Dallas Parkway. www.friscoimprovplayers.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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