12 things to do in Frisco this month

Frisco Uncorked will feature more than 100 wines, shopping, live music, grape stomping and food from local restaurants. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Frisco Uncorked will feature more than 100 wines, shopping, live music, grape stomping and food from local restaurants. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Frisco Uncorked will feature more than 100 wines, shopping, live music, grape stomping and food from local restaurants. (Courtesy Fotolia)

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The U.S. women’s national soccer team, as well as teams representing England, Spain and Japan, will take part in a SheBelieves Cup doubleheader March 11. (Courtesy FC Dallas)
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The 11th annual Arts in the Square festival will feature more than 120 local and regional artists selling handmade creations. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
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The 11th annual Arts in the Square festival will feature more than 120 local and regional artists selling handmade creations. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
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This year's Texas Pinball Festival will have more than 400 new and vintage pinball machines as well as an assortment of classic arcade games to play for free. (Courtesy Visit Frisco)
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Participants at the Third Saturday Trail Walks: Wildlife Detectives event will get to look for clues about which plants and animals live in the park.(Courtesy Visit Frisco)
Updated at 11:47 a.m. March 17 to note the cancellation of Music in the Chamber, Home & Garden Show, Third Saturday Trail Walks: Wildlife Detectives, Texas Pinball Festival, CommYOUnity Family Fair and Arts in the Square, as well as the rescheduling of the Paddy Dash 5K and Fun Run.

March 11

2020 SheBelieves Cup

The U.S. women’s national soccer team, as well as squads representing England, Spain and Japan, will take part in a SheBelieves Cup doubleheader. The SheBelieves Cup spotlights female role models and their accomplishments both on and off the field. 4:15 p.m. (England vs. Spain); 7 p.m. (U.S. vs. Japan). $100-$350. Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco. www.ussoccer.com/shebelieves/cup

March 11-14

Conference USA Basketball Championships

The tournament will feature 22 games—11 men’s and 11 women’s—with an automatic bid to the NCAA Championship on the line for conference champions. $20-$125. Ford Center at The Star, 9 Cowboys Way, Frisco. www.conferenceusa.com/sports/2019/8/29/2020-cusa-basketball-championships.aspx

March 14

Frisco Festival of Colors

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.
Everyone is welcome to celebrate the changing of the seasons with a community color throw, food, music and Play Frisco Expo. This multicultural experience is being put on by the city in collaboration with the Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple. 2-5 p.m. Free. Independence Practice Field, 11955 Independence Parkway, Frisco. www.friscotexas.gov/1492/frisco-festival-of-colors



March 20

Music in the Chamber

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.

The Frisco City Council Chambers will host a musical tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim, Hans York and Branda Brazil as part of a spring series. The concert is held in the chamber, as it was designed for acoustics by architects associated with New York City’s Radio City Music Hall. 8 p.m. $10 (residents), $15 (nonresidents). George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 972-292-6652. www.friscotexas.gov/1491/music-in-the-chamber

March 20-22

Home & Garden Show

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.

The second annual show will feature products and services for your home and landscape, as well as information on builders, contractors, building materials and more. 2-6 p.m. (Mar. 20), 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Mar. 21), 11 a.m.-5 p.m. (Mar. 22). Free (age 16 and under, ISD employees, first responders, active duty military); $7.50 (age 65 and over, retired military); $8.50 (age 17 and over). Ford Center at The Star, 9 Cowboys Way, Frisco. www.showtechnology.com/shows/greater-frisco-home-and-garden-show

March 21

Third Saturday Trail Walks: Wildlife Detectives

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.

Participants will get to look for clues about which plants and animals live in the park. Attendees should wear closed-toe shoes and bring a water bottle. 9-10:30 a.m. Free. Frisco Commons Park, 8000 McKinney Road, Frisco. www.friscotexas.gov/1597/third-saturday-trail-walks

Paddy Dash 5K and Fun Run

Editor's note: This event has been rescheduled for May 9.

This Frisco family tradition offers a timed 5K, a one-mile fun run and a free 50-yard dash for children. 8-10 a.m. Free-$35. Frisco Square, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd., Frisco. 214-619-2246. https://runsignup.com/race/tx/frisco/paddydash



March 27-29

Texas Pinball Festival

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.

This year’s edition will feature more than 400 new and vintage pinball machines as well as an assortment of classic arcade games to play for free. Tournaments for adults and children will also be held throughout the weekend with trophies and prizes to be awarded. $15-$75. Embassy Suites & Frisco Conference Center, 7600 John Q. Hammons Drive, Frisco. 214-471-5777. https://texaspinball.com/tpf/

March 28

CommYOUnity Family Fair

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.

This family-friendly event will offer local vendor shopping and giveaways. In addition to an expected 100 vendors, there will be food trucks and bounce houses at the event. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Wakeland High School, 10700 Legacy Dr., Frisco. www.friscopta.org/fair.html

Aqua Egg Hunt

Children ages 2 1/2 to 10 years can hunt for toy-filled eggs, take pictures with the Easter Bunny and enjoy craft activites. Mesh bags will be provided for gathering eggs in the pool, but children should bring their own basket and wear a swimsuit. 11:15 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $17 (residents), $22 (nonresidents). Frisco Athletic Center, 5828 Nancy Jane Lane, Frisco. 972-292-6600. www.friscotexas.gov/1190/aqua-egg-hunt

March 28-29

Arts in the Square

Editor's note: This event has been cancelled.

The festival returns for its 11th edition with more than 120 local and regional artists selling handmade creations. There will be local musicians, interactive art activities, and food and spirits. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free. Frisco Square, 8874 Coleman Blvd., Frisco. https://friscosquare.com/aits/

April 4

Frisco Uncorked

This food and wine festival will feature more than 100 wines, shopping, live music, grape stomping and food from local restaurants. The family-friendly event will also feature culinary and mixology demonstrations. Noon-7 p.m. Free. Hall Park Parking Garage, 3201 Dallas Parkway, Frisco. www.friscouncorked.com

By William C. Wadsack
William C. Wadsack is the senior reporter for the Plano and Richardson editions of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor of several daily and weekly publications in North Texas and his native state of Louisiana before joining Community Impact Newspaper in 2019.


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