4 things to do in Frisco this weekend, Jan. 14-17

The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host a night hike along its trail Jan. 15. (Courtesy Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary)
The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host a night hike along its trail Jan. 15. (Courtesy Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary)

The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host a night hike along its trail Jan. 15. (Courtesy Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary)

Wondering what to do this weekend? Here is a list of local events in your community this weekend in Frisco and beyond. After checking out one of these events, round out your weekend by eating something unique at Didi’s Downtown, getting your sweet tooth fix at Bigdash, or warming up with a bowl of pho from Saigon Box Vietnamese Kitchen.

Jan. 14-17: Cirque Alcatraz

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

Jan. 14-15: Texas Legends vs. Santa Cruz Warriors

NBA G League Team the Texas Legends play the Santa Cruz Warriors on Jan. 14 and 15. The Texas Legends are the minor league affiliate of The Dallas Mavericks, and its official mascot is Dunker, a big, blue dog who loves basketball. 7:30 p.m. $10-$28 (cost per ticket). Comerica Center, 2601 Ave. of the Stars, Frisco. https://texas.gleague.nba.com/

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Jan. 15: Night Hike at the Heard


The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will host a night hike along its trail. Heard trail guides will guide hikers and encourage them to sharpen their senses and spot signs of animal life of the museum inhabitants. Registration is required. 6-8 p.m. $12 (members), $14 (nonmembers). 1 Nature Place, McKinney. www.heardmuseum.org/night-hikes

Jan. 15: Goat Yoga Addison Circle

Enjoy Coffee, Cocoa, and Candy Cane Goat Yoga hosted by Addison Athletic Club. The goats will be wearing winter weather clothing, and participants are encouraged to do the same because the event is outside. Attendants must bring their own yoga mat, and individuals must sign COVID-19 paperwork before the class. Participants age 5 and over are welcome. Noon. $20-$32. Addison Circle Park, 4970 Addison Circle, Addison. https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/dallas-county-goat-yoga-72089
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.