Plano Balloon Festival and more: 6 local events to note in the coming month

Farmstead yoga

Farmstead yoga



August 30
Creators of viral song come to Plano
A live performance by The Doorbeen, creators of the viral Indian song “Lamberghini,” will be followed by other DJ performers. The event is hosted by FunAsiA Radio and includes a kids activity area. 7 p.m.-midnight. Tickets required. $35-$100. 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. www.funasia.net





September 2
Splash into Labor Day at the Texas Pool
The Texas Pool is celebrating the last day of its pool season with a Labor Day party. The poolside event will have freshly grilled hot dogs, a cannonball contest and a donation raffle with a Texas Pool T-shirt prize. Noon-6 p.m. Free (members), $10 (nonmembers), $30 (per family). 901 Springbrook Drive, Plano. www.texaspool.org





September 8
Dogs swim at the Oak Point Recreation Center
Hosted by the city of Plano, the K-9 Kerplunk Dog Swim is a chance for your pet to cool off in the final days of summer at Oak Point Recreation Center. The outside pool will be available for dogs with current rabies tags to swim. A Plano Animal Shelter adoption trailer will be on-site with microchipping available. 9 a.m.-noon. Free with a donation item for the Plano Animal Shelter. 6000 Jupiter Road, Plano. www.planoanimalshelter.org





September 14
Connect with This Side Up Family
This Side Up Family, a local nonprofit, is hosting Family Connection Night. The event will include family activities and a take-home “family tool” to encourage family values at home. Guests are welcome to bring their own dinner. 6-8 p.m. Free. 813 E. 15th St., Plano. www.thissideupfamily.org





September 19
Farmstead yoga
Heritage Farmstead Museum is hosting Farmstead Yoga in celebration of North Texas Giving Day. A yoga session will be held from 6-7 p.m. The rest of the evening will include music, food, drinks and wagon rides. There will also be a variety of contests, including pie eating, rooster crowing and hog calling. Attendees are invited to make a donation. 5:30-8 p.m. Free. 1900 W. 15th St., Plano. www.heritagefarmstead.org






September 20-22
40th annual Plano Balloon Festival
Event organizers expect nearly 50 hot air balloons at the 40th year of the Plano Balloon Festival at Oak Point Park. Balloons will launch in the evening of each event day, weather permitting. There will also be live entertainment, food vendors, a kids zone, arts and craft booths and a parachute team exhibition. A 5K and 1K fun run will take place on Saturday morning and a half-marathon and 10K will take place on Sunday morning. 4-10 p.m. (Fri.), 6 a.m.-10 p.m. (Sat.), 6 a.m.-7 p.m. (Sun.). $10 (per day), $20 (weekend ticket). Parking and activity pricing is listed online. 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. www.planoballoonfest.org


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