Steinfest, trick or treat, music: 5 things to do in Plano this weekend, Oct. 28-30

With Halloween weekend upon us, Plano has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Here are some things to add to your agenda.

Oct. 28:





  • Families are welcome to enjoy trick-or-treating at Heritage Farmstead Museum on Oct. 28 Families are welcome to enjoy trick-or-treating at Heritage Farmstead Museum on Oct. 28.[/caption]

    Fun on the Farm: Trick or Treat at the Farm: Guests are welcome to come in costume to enjoy a trick-or-treating event that includes chicken feeding, tractor rides and a craft. 10 a.m.-noon. $3 (adults), $7 (preregistered guests ages 1-9), $8 (guests age 1 and older). The Heritage Farmstead Museum, 1900 W. 15th St., Plano. 972-881-0140. www.heritagefarmstead.org


Oct. 29:



  • Halloween Comicfest: The fifth annual event includes an old school dragon crawl to rescue three legendary blades from White Plume Mountain. Other activities include free comics, costume contests, and appearances by local artists and writers. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (full event), 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (guests). Free (admission). Valhalla Games and Comics, 3100 Independence Parkway, Ste. 318, Plano. 972-985-1593. www.facebook.com/valhallaplano

  • SteinfestFollowing Oktoberfest tradition, the event includes live music, German beer and sausage, games, contests, commemorative steins and T-shirts. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Free (admission). McCall Plaza in Historic Downtown Plano, 998 E. 15th St., Plano. 972-468-1588. www.steinfest.org



  • The Plano Symphony is performing 'Singin' in the Rain' Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. The Plano Symphony is performing 'Singin' in the Rain' Oct. 29 at 8 p.m.[/caption]

    ‘Singin’ In the Rain’: Presented by the Plano Symphony Orchestra, the symphony’s performance combines live music performed by the orchestra with Gene Kelly’s most iconic film. The presentation is introduced by Kelly’s widow and biographer, Patricia Ward Kelly. 8 p.m. $24-$90 (depending on seat). Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson. 972-473-7262. www.planosymphony.org


Oct. 30:





  • The sixth annual SlingFest is taking place Oct. 30 from noon-3:30 p.m. The sixth annual SlingFest is taking place Oct. 30 from noon-3:30 p.m.[/caption]

    SlingFest: Nonprofit organization TheLab.ms hosts its sixth annual pumpkin chuckin’ event in which teams of eight compete in this contest of accuracy, distance and funky flings. The event also features vendor booths and food trucks. Noon-3:30 p.m. $7 (in advance), $10 (at the gate). Oak Point Park and Nature Preserve, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. 214-923-0314. www.slingfest.com

  • Spooky Symphony: The Plano Symphony Orchestra concert is part of the 2016 Family Series. Preconcert activities include crafts, a coloring station, a conductor tutorial and the instrument petting zoo, where children can see, hear and play different instruments. 2:15 p.m. (pre-concert activities), 3 p.m. (concert). $9-$16 (depending on seat). Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson. 972-473-7262. www.planosymphony.org


 

 
By Cassidy Ritter
Cassidy graduated from the University of Kansas in 2016 with a degree in Journalism and a double minor in business and global studies. She has worked as a reporter and editor for publications in Kansas, Colorado and Australia. She was hired as senior reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano edition in August 2016. Less than a year later, she took the role of editor for the McKinney edition.


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