Toyota Texas Music Revolution, Family Arts Day, bridal show: 6 things to do this weekend in Plano, March 24-26

Friday & Saturday

Toyota Texas Music Revolution
Hosted by radio station KHYI-FM The Range, this music festival will take place Friday and Saturday at Oak Point Park & Amphitheater, 2801 E. Spring Creek Parkway. Friday’s event begins at 4:30 p.m. and includes artists Mark David Manders, Tejas Brothers, Kevin Deal and Austin Cunningham. Saturday’s event begins at 1 p.m. and includes headliner Kacey Musgraves, The Bird Dogs, The O’s and Zane Williams. Tickets are $15 for general admission on Friday, and two-day general admission passes are $37.50. More information about this event and ticket purchasing can be found on the event’s website.


Visit the Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny will visit the Shops at Willow Bend, 6121 W. Park Blvd. from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Guests are invited to the mall’s Bunnyville, located in the grand court, which will include a Hoppin’ Fresh Bakery, 24 Carrot Bank, Hare Salon, Easter Egg School of Design and Bed & Basket. Activities include family photos and free face painting, balloon creations and spring crafts. More information can be found at the Shops at Willow Bend’s website.

Fix-a-Leak Workshop
This free event hosted by the city of Plano will show attendees how to identify and repair small household water leaks, track water consumption online, and includes maintenance tips for toilets and faucets. This come-and-go event takes place from 10 a.m.-noon at the Environmental Education Center, 4116 W. Plano Parkway. To register, visit the event’s website.

Family Arts Day will take place in Haggard Park and the Saigling House on March 25. Family Arts Day will take place in Haggard Park and at the Saigling House on March 25.[/caption]

Family Arts Day
In honor of the Junior League of Collin County’s 40th anniversary in Plano, the organization will participate in 40 service projects in one day. One of the projects includes the ArtCentre of Plano’s Family Arts Day. The free event includes a variety of arts activities in Haggard Park and at the Saigling House, 902 E. 16th St., from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More information can be found on the ArtCentre of Plano’s website.


Plano Bridal Show
The 28th annual Plano Bridal Show will take place Sunday from noon-5 p.m. at Plano Centre, 2000 E. Spring Creek Parkway. Attendees will have access to wedding business professionals, a fashion show, tips on new wedding trends, door prizes, giveaways and more. Admission for this event is $12 for adults, $6 for children and free for children under the age of 2. No cameras or video cameras are allowed. More information and ticket purchasing may be found on the event’s website.

Celebrity Chef Smackdown
The second North versus South Celebrity Chef Smackdown will take place Sunday from 3-7 p.m. at Tre Wilcox Cooking Concepts, located at 8200 Preston Road, Ste. 135. Chef Jermaine Brown, from Julia Pearl Southern Cuisine in Plano, and chef John Tesar, from Knife in Dallas, will have 45 minutes to make a dish using a mystery basket of ingredients. Tickets are $60 per person and include appetizers, drinks and live music. Attendees are encouraged to bring a food item to donate to Minnie’s Food Pantry. More information about the event can be found on Tre Wilcox’s website.


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