April 25 | Flex some superhero knowledge
Legacy Hall is hosting a Marvel Universe trivia night. Avenger buffs are invited to dress up in their best costume for a chance to win one of three Hall Pass prizes at a Marvel Universe trivia event. One ticket is required and covers a team of up to six superheroes. Space is limited. Each team will use their own smart device, such as a phone, tablet or laptop, to send in answers from their table. For larger teams, a large device, such as a tablet, will be easier to play on. Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- 7 p.m.
- Lexus Box Garden, 7800 Windrose Ave.
The Chron’s and Colitis Foundation is hosting a “Take Steps” walk that will honor patients coping with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, which are known as inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD. According to organizers, every step taken and dollar raised will help create awareness, fund research and show everyone touched by this disease that they are not alone, according to the foundation’s website. The opening ceremony will honor patients caregivers and supporters.
- The event starts at 8:30 a.m., and an opening ceremony begins at 9:45 a.m.
- Free (admission).
- Red Tail Pavillion, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway.
The Courtyard Theatre presents “A Night at the Ball,” a concert that features the Plano Symphony Orchestra, a brass quintet and percussion, marionettes, and dancers. Kids will have the chance to learn about classical music and instruments, and hear music from “Beauty and the Beast,” “Star Wars,” and others.
- 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
- Courtyard Theater, 1509 H Ave., Plano.
May 5 | Attend a teddy bear picnic
Children can bring their favorite bear or stuffed animal for a Teddy bear picnic at the farm. The event, geared for children ages 2-5, includes story time in the schoolhouse, a pretend tea party and a ukulele sing-along with their bears. Participants are encouraged to bring a snack or lunch.
- 10 a.m.-noon.
- $15 per child, $5 per adult.
- Heritage Farmstead Museum, 1900 W. 15th St., Plano.
Plano’s third annual margarita tasting celebration is set for May 6 at McCall Plaza. The event, which features live music and dance performances, is free to attend and open to all. To vote in the margarita competition, participants must be age 21 or older, and purchase a tasting ticket for $25, which includes samples of each competing margarita.
- 6-10:30 p.m.
- Free (admission). Tasting ticket $25.
- 998 E. 15th St., Plano.
Asian food, fun and music for the entire family are on tap for the 19th year of Plano AsiaFest. The event features numerous cultural demonstrations, performances and vendors. Food vendors will be selling Thai, Chinese, Indian, Japanese and American food. Attendees have the chance to view and purchase items from various cultures. Other activities include martial arts demonstrations and various kids events.
- 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Free (admission).
- Haggard Park, 901 E. 15th St.
The Pop 2000 Tour features music from the early 2000s. Chris Kirkpatrick of ‘N Sync is the host, and featured performances include artists O-Town, Ryan Cabrera and LFO. Those age 21 and up seeking an elevated experience can reserve a Balcony VIP Lounge space, which features dedicated cocktail service.
- 8 p.m.
- Lexus Box Garden at Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave.
World-class mineral, gem and fossil dealers will offer items for sale during Texas Mineral and Fossil Plano. Rocks, minerals, fossils, polished stones and gemstone jewelry will be among the items available for sale.
- Free (admission and parking).
- Event runs from May 19-21.
- Plano Event Center, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway.