Three weekend events to explore in Frisco this weekend, Jan. 6-8

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One of the upcoming events to check out this weekend in Frisco is the NCAA Championship. (Photo courtesy Canva)

One of the upcoming events to check out this weekend in Frisco is the NCAA Championship. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Looking for things to do in Frisco this weekend? Check out one of these three events happening this weekend:

Jan. 6-17: Cirque Alcatraz

Cirque Alcatraz is a live production following the true story of a man’s wrongful conviction and life sentence to Alcatraz prison. The production is running daily through Jan. 17. 7:30 p.m. Stonebriar Centre (parking lot under the orange-striped big top tent), 2601 Preston Road, Frisco. $10-$50 (cost based on availability). Find more dates and information at https://www.cirquealcatraz.com/.

Jan. 8: Texas Legends vs. Rio Grande Valley Vipers

NBA G League Team the Texas Legends play the Rio Grande Valley Vipers this Saturday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m.. The Texas Legends are the minor league affiliate of The Dallas Mavericks, and their official mascot is Dunker, a big blue dog who loves basketball. $10-$28 (cost per ticket varies). 7:30 p.m. Comerica Center, 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco. https://texas.gleague.nba.com/


Jan. 8: NCAA Division I FCS Football Championship

The NCAA returns to North Texas this Saturday, Jan. 8. This Saturday’s game is between Montana State, which is ranked No. 8, and North Dakota State, which is ranked No. 2. The game will also be broadcasted on ESPN2. $22-$486 (ticket prices vary). 11 a.m. Toyota Stadium, 9200 World Cup Way, Frisco. https://www.ticketsonsale.com/tickets/ncaa-fcs-football-championship-north-dakota-state-vs-montana-state-toyota-stadium-frisco-1-8-2022-3690566. https://www.ncaatickets.com/championship/fcs-championship.
By Summer El-Shahawy
Summer El-Shahawy joined Community Impact Newspaper as the Frisco / McKinney Multi-Platform Journalist in January 2022. Her experience includes working as a Features Writer with The Idle Class Magazine and as a News Reporter with The Arkansas Traveler. She is a Plano native and 2020 graduate of The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.