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

July 15-17, 22-24: See a musical

The North Texas Performing Arts’ Repertory Theatre brings adult stage veterans to the Willow Bend Center for the Arts to perform “The Spongebob Musical.” Based on the animated series, the musical features SpongeBob and his friends facing the annihilation of their undersea world. 8 p.m. (Fri., Sat.); 2:30 p.m. (Sat., Sun.). $20-$30. The Willow Bend Center for the Arts, 6121 W. Park Blvd., Ste. B216, Plano. 972-422-2575.

July 16: Go out with the family

The Plano Family Expo hosts its eighth annual event at the Plano Event Center. A variety of activities and entertainment will be offered, including crafts, bounce houses, health and fitness programs, and various educational activities. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Plano Event Center, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. 972-941-5840.

July 22, Aug. 12, 19: Sing karaoke downtown

The city of Plano Arts and Events department hosts karaoke night on Fridays outside at McCall Plaza in downtown Plano. Those attending may purchase beverages from The Fillmore Pub next door. 7:30-10 p.m. Free (admission). McCall Plaza, 998 E. 15th St., Plano. 972-941-5610.

July 27: Learn mixology

The Shaken ‘n’ Stirred Summer Lovin’ Cocktail Class is offered at Tonic Bar and Lounge, located in Legacy Hall. Mixologists will teach students how to create two specialty cocktails. The class package will include a welcome cocktail, two craft cocktails made by those attending, a $10 gift card to Legacy Hall and more. 6 p.m. $65. Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano. 972-846-4255.

July 29: Drink, dine and laugh

Los Angeles-based comedian Langston Kerman performs at The Plano House of Comedy located in The Shops at Legacy. Kerman has also appeared on the ABC series “Bless This Mess.” 7:30-9 p.m. $24. The Plano House of Comedy, 7301 Lone Star Drive, Ste. A-110, Plano. 469-440-9292.

Aug. 5: Enjoy the music of Pearl Jam

Pearl Gem, self-described as “America’s most authentic tribute to Pearl Jam,” performs at Legacy Hall in Plano. The members of Pearl Gem are based out of the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The Box Garden is an outdoor, uncovered venue. 7 p.m. $5-$250. Legacy Hall, 7800 Windrose Ave., Plano. 972-846-4255.

Aug. 13: Listen to music for a cause

Project Lorenzo’s “Music for Change” festival will feature over 30 bands playing on two stages with local food trucks, craft beer and shopping. Project Lorenzo is a program that delivers care packages and more to people experiencing homelessness, the event release states. 11 a.m.-11 p.m. $35. Red Tail Pavilion, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. 972-941-5600.


Aug. 2-7: Watch the Frisco RoughRiders

Baseball fans can head to Riders Field to cheer on the Frisco RoughRiders, a minor league baseball team of the Texas League, as they play against the Amarillo Sod Poodles. The first pitch is thrown at 7:05 p.m. for games Tuesday-Saturday and 6:05 p.m. on Sunday. The RoughRiders follow a themed schedule for their games. Visitors to Riders Field also have the option of floating in the 174-foot long Lazy River about the right field wall. Ticket prices start at $11. Riders Field, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco. 972-334-1993.