TO-DO LIST: Here are 8 in-person, virtual events happening in and around Plano

The Boardwalk at Granite Park.
The Boardwalk at Granite Park will host a free concert by Majestic Soul on April 23. (Courtesy Granite Properties)

The Boardwalk at Granite Park will host a free concert by Majestic Soul on April 23. (Courtesy Granite Properties)

Editor's note: This post has been updated to reflect the new date for Majestic Soul at The Boadwalk at Granite Park. The concert has been postponed until May 7 due to expected inclement weather on April 23.

Here is a list of some ongoing and upcoming events taking place in Plano and online over the next several weeks.

April 24 | Art in the Park in downtown Plano

This one-day, family-friendly arts festival in the Downtown Plano Arts District will feature live music, performances, a makers market, art installations, a beer and wine garden sponsored by Karbach Brewing Co., and more. The Downtown Plano Art & Wine Walk will be running concurrently with this event, and tickets will be available in the park. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Free. Haggard Park, 1013 E. 15th St., Plano. www.visitdowntownplano.com

April 24 | Hand lettering workshop at Pipe & Palette


Attendees of this workshop at Pipe & Palette in The Shops at Willow Bend will learn hand-lettering techniques and terms through group instruction and individual practice. Beginners and novices alike will have the opportunity to develop their skills, and all will receive a hand-lettering kit to take home. 6-8 p.m. $60 (includes all supplies). Pipe & Palette, 6121 W. Park Blvd., Ste. C118, Plano. 214-501-2314. www.pipeandpalette.com

April 24; May 1, 8, 15 | Red Tent Farmer's Market

Each Saturday, The Shops at Willow Bend hosts this farmers market, which regularly features more than 20 local vendors. Customers can buy locally grown produce as well as baked goods, salsa, plants, sweet treats and more. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (entry). 6121 W. Park Blvd., Plano. 972-202-7110. www.shopwillowbend.com

April 29, May 3 | Plano Symphony Orchestra's 'Peter and the Wolf'

The Plano Symphony Orchestra will hold a socially distanced performance of Profokiev’s “Peter and the Wolf” featuring The Ballet Ensemble of Texas. The performance will also include pieces from Beethoven and from the movie “Coco.” 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. $10 (includes online children’s lesson). Christ United Methodist Church, 3101 Coit Road, Plano. 972-473-7262. www.planosymphony.org

May 7 | Majestic Soul at The Boardwalk at Granite Park

The soul sextet Majestic Soul will play a free concert at The Boardwalk at Granite Park. Guests will be able to listen to the band as they enjoy the boardwalk’s many restaurants—which are now permitted to sell alcoholic beverages to go—and its waterfront views. COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place, and social distancing will be maintained. 7-9 p.m. Free. 5880 SH 121, Plano. https://boardwalkgranitepark.com

May 7-9, 14-16 | ‘Legally Blonde' at North Texas Performing Arts

North Texas Performing Arts will present its production of the award-winning musical “Legally Blonde,” which follows Elle Woods’ journey through law school. This show is recommended for individuals age 13 and up. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 2:30 p.m. (Sat.-Sun.). Prices TBD. Willow Bend Center of the Arts, 6121 W. Park Blvd., Ste. 216, Plano. 972-422-2575. https://northtexasperformingarts.org/tickets

May 8 | Plano AsiaFest

This year’s Plano AsiaFest will be held virtually. The event will include cultural performances, information on Asian artistic traditions and more. Plano AsiaFest will be streamed live on YouTube and on the festival’s website. 11 a.m. Free. Virtual event. https://asianamericanheritage.org

WORTH THE TRIP: May 13-16 | AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament

The AT&T Byron Nelson Golf Tournament will be held at TPC Craig Ranch in McKinney. Single-day tickets to attend this stop of the PGA Tour are available, and guests age 17 and younger can attend for free. Prices and event times vary. TPC Craig Ranch, 8000 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney. 214-943-9700. www.attbyronnelson.org

Editor's note: This list was current as of April 19 but could change due to coronavirus concerns. Be sure to check the event websites for any updates or changes.


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