Cirque de Soleil and Christmas in the Square: 4 things to do in Frisco this weekend, Dec. 21-24

Christmas in the Square continues this weekend.

Christmas in the Square continues this weekend.

It's the weekend before Christmas and there are still some fun holiday activities for you and your family to enjoy. Check out what events are taking place this weekend in Frisco.


Thursday


Family movie night at the library

The Frisco Public Library will host a family movie night at the library and the feature will be "How the Grinch Stole Christmas." Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and pillows. The free event is for all ages, although children under 9 years old must be supervised at all times. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. on the second floor of the library. Space is first come, first served. Frisco Public Library, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd. www.friscolibrary.com





Thursday-Saturday


Cirque de Soleil presents Varekai

This special performance takes place in a magical forest with fantastical creatures in which a young man takes flight in an adventure with both the absurdity and extraordinary. Performances begins at 7:30 p.m. each night. Tickets art $52 and above. Dr Pepper Arena, 2601 Avenue of The Stars. 214-526-3848. www.cirquedusoleil.com/varekai





Thursday-Sunday


Christmas in the Square brings holiday festivities

Frisco Square will light up with snow flurries, an outdoor ice skating, a tree lot, carriage rides and choreographed lights and music. A full list of events with times and dates is available at www.friscosquare.com/cits.





Thursday-Friday


Make your own gingerbread house

All ages are welcome to register for gingerbread house decorating at Frisco Young Chefs Academy. The event takes place in a dedicated holiday room where participants can enjoy holiday music and treats from the chocolate fountain. Supplies will be provided. Reservations are required. Frisco Young Chefs Academy, 9350 Pasadena Drive, Ste. 300, Frisco. For times and pricing go to https://friscotx.youngchefsacademy.com/special-events.


By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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