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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday December 4, 2017

We’ve got candy cane wishes and mistletoe kisses with tons of holiday activities, Texas Legends basketball, painting with your pup, and another Downtown “Sip, Shop, & Stroll”…  all This Week in Frisco!

Don’t forget… We want to be a part of your #Frisco #Holidays on Instagram, so as you’re out and about enjoying all that Frisco has to offer, use #MyFriscoHoliday and tag us at @lifestylefrisco and we’ll reshare your pics!

Looking for Santa?  We know where to find him in Frisco!


Monday, December 4

Sports

The Cowboys Hour – Hosted by Brad Sham and Jeff Cavanaugh, live from the patio at Omni Frisco Hotel, Monday nights from 6pm to 7pm. Listen locally on 105.3 FM The Fan or 1080AM KRLD. On-site prizes and promotions.

Kids & Family

Christmas In The Square 2017 – Starting Monday, the 20th and running through January 3, 2018, Frisco Square Property Owners Association and NBC5, proudly present Christmas in the Square at Frisco Square which opens with Skate the Square. Skate the Square, an outdoor real ice skating rink will be available beginning Monday through Thursday between the hours of 4pm and 9pm. Enjoy extended hours from December 16 to January 3rd – 2pm to 9pm, and Friday through Sunday 12noon to 10pm except on Christmas Day and weather permitting. The “Christmas in the Square Light Show” will be open nightly from 6pm to 10pm. Due to the overwhelming popularity and growth of CITS, Frisco Square Property Owners Association is offering big and small businesses, non-profits, and those with a creative holiday flare the opportunity to have a 10’ x 10’ booth during the event night, December 16, 2017. Along with the dazzling light show, in partnership with the City of Frisco, which is choreographed to holiday music visitors can enjoy snow machines, parachuting Santa, an inner tubing snow slide, carriage rides, and so much more.

Arts

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

 


Tuesday, December 5

Business & Entrepreneurship

The Art of Celebration with the Frisco International Business Council – The Frisco Chamber of Commerce International Business Council invites you to celebrate its bold new direction and services, designed to attract and support global business in Frisco. Frisco’s International Business Council members, civic leaders, and business owners will raise a toast to new IBC initiatives, opportunities to connect with growing worldwide economies and international business resources. Frisco Fine Art, 7227 Main Street from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.

Shopping & Dining

$2 Tuesdays in Frisco Square

**Offers good at participating locations and may change without notice. All offers exclude sales tax. Sales tax will be included where applicable.**

Sports

“Off With The Helmets – Cowboys” Radio Show – Tupelo Honey Southern Kitchen & Bar, located at The Star in Frisco, will play host to live “Off with the Helmets Cowboys” radio show this football season. Emcee Brady Tinker and current Cowboys players will be on site at Tupelo Honey each show to discuss the current football season live on ESPN 103.3 FM. Featured players will include La’El Collins, Brice Butler and Jaylon Smith, as well as surprise guests featured throughout the season.

Arts

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

 


Wednesday, December 6

Kids & Family

Puppy Paint with your “Paw-casso” – Frisco Arts and The Paw Depot invite you to help create Frisco’s first Canine Canvas to be on display in the store! We’ll have special Puppy Paint that is safe, washable, and made specifically for our furry friends. Stop by for some coffee, treats, and fun with art at the Paw Depot in Frisco Square from 3pm – 6pm. The Paw Depot, 6009 Main Street. 

Sports

Texas Legends vs. Canton Charge – Tip off at 7pm in Dr. Pepper Arena.

Arts

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

 


Thursday, December 7

Arts

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

Shopping

Downtown Frisco Sip, Shop & StrollJoin us from 5pm to 9pm for the Holiday 2017 Sip, Shop, and Stroll. Like the other events, a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to Frisco Family Services. Participating locations include: Lillian Welch, Bittersweet Ivy, Blue Door Boutique, Sunny Paige, Eight 11 Place, Twisted Simplicity, House of Hadley Kate, and Summer Moon Frisco. Several merchants are offering discounts and specials:

 


Friday, December 8

Kids & Family

UIL Robotics Competition and Texas BEST Robotics Competition – BEST of Texas Robotics (BTR) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization partnered with BEST Robotics, Inc. They want to provide schools and their students the opportunity to participate in engaging and exciting avenues to further their involvement and interest in S.T.E.M. at all stages – from beginner to expert. 9am to 9pm at Dr. Pepper Arena.

Gingerbread House Decorating – Register today for Gingerbread House Decorating at Frisco Young Chefs Academy! Event takes place in a dedicated Holiday Room where you can enjoy holiday music and treats from the chocolate fountain! Supplies provided. All ages welcome. Fridays: December 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 6pm – 7pm or 7:30pm – 8:30pm. Sundays: December 3, 10, and 17, 10:30am – 11:30am or 6pm – 7 pm. During Holiday Week: December 18-22, 4:30pm – 5:30 pm or 6pm – 7 pm. Reservations required. Price includes supplies for one child and 1 adult helper.

Arts

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

 


Saturday, December 9

Kids & Family

12th Annual Frosty 5K and Merry Mile Run – At Simpson Plaza, City Hall. Looking for a way to warm up in the cold? Bring your friends and family out for a run at the Frosty 5K and Merry Mile. Register early and receive discounted pricing. Enter your team (4 or more people) into the Frosty 5K Team competition.

2017 Frisco Holiday Home Tour From 11:00am to 5:00pmthe tour will feature six gorgeous Frisco homes fully decorated in holiday splendor. The homes are as grand in spirit as they are spectacularly decorated, for they’ve graciously opened their doors to guests in an effort to raise significant funds for Make-A-Wish North Texas.

UIL Robotics Competition and Texas BEST Robotics Competition – BEST of Texas Robotics (BTR) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization partnered with BEST Robotics, Inc. They want to provide schools and their students the opportunity to participate in engaging and exciting avenues to further their involvement and interest in S.T.E.M. at all stages – from beginner to expert. 7am to 7pm in Dr. Pepper Arena.

Frisco Starfest – Texas Astronomical Society holds one monthly Star Parties where members and guests can get together to observe and educate others about the night sky. Look at planets, stars and other celestial wonders at Frisco Starfest, taking place the second Saturday of each month at Frisco Commons Park.

Polar Express Family Fun Fest at Legacy PC – Free community event from 2pm to 5pm. All are welcome to enjoy snow, bounce houses, crafts, cookie decorating, photo booth, pictures with Santa, s’mores, hot chocolate, trackless train rides and more! Legacy Presbyterian Church, 4380 Throne Hall Drive.

Arts

“The Nutcracker” performed by The Frisco Ballet – Come experience The Frisco Ballet’s performance of The Nutcracker this holiday season. Ring in the holidays with The Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday, December 9th at Reedy High School in Frisco.  Performance times: 3:00 & 6:00 pm.  Ticket prices start at: $16 per person. Reedy High School, from 3pm and 6pm. Tickets are $16.

“Positively Christmas” Concert by the Frisco Chorale – The Frisco Chorale presents Positively Christmas Concert directed by Kendall Carter with Special Guests From the Chancel Choir of Grace Avenue UMC – Laurie Hanson Roberts, Director. Don’t miss this free opportunity to hear your favorite holiday tunes! Grace United Methodist, starting at 7pm. 

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

 


Sunday, December 10

Kids & Family

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea – Collin County Ballet Theatre presents “Sugar Plum Fairy Tea” at the Westin Stonebriar Resort Hotel in Frisco, Texas! You’ll enjoy delectable desserts, a Nutcracker parade, story time and performance excerpts from The Nutcracker Collin County Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble dancers! Westin Stonebriar Hotel, starting at 3pm. Tickets are $40.

Santa Claus at the Frisco Rail Yard – From 1pm-2pm, have your family’s picture taken with Santa and enjoy free hot chocolate!

Gingerbread House Decorating – Register today for Gingerbread House Decorating at Frisco Young Chefs Academy! Event takes place in a dedicated Holiday Room where you can enjoy holiday music and treats from the chocolate fountain! Supplies provided. All ages welcome. Fridays: December 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 6pm – 7pm or 7:30pm – 8:30pm. Sundays: December 3, 10, and 17, 10:30am – 11:30am or 6pm – 7 pm. During Holiday Week: December 18-22, 4:30pm – 5:30 pm or 6pm – 7 pm. Reservations required. Price includes supplies for one child and 1 adult helper.

Shopping

Lorna Jane Fashion Show – From 10am – 11:30am, come see the Lorna Jane active wear line motivating and inspiring women to live active lifestyles. 1900 Preston Road, Plano, 75093. This in-store fashion show event is open to public with the following promotions:

  • Buy 2 or more receive 20% off each item (excludes sale items)
  • Free goody bags for the first 20 people to attend the show

Arts

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and Then Some!) – Theatre Frisco presents “Every Christmas Story Ever Told, and Then Some!” Instead of performing Charles Dickens’ beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told – plus Christmas traditions from around the world, seasonal icons from ancient times to topical pop-culture, and every carol ever sung. Great fun for the holiday season running December 1st through 17th! Black Box Theatre starting at 6:30pm. Tickets are $20.

 


What MOVES You?

2216 Mustang Trail, Frisco TX 75033

Gorgeous Darling built home in golf course community. Custom lighting and hand-scraped hardwoods throughout. Gourmet kitchen with large island, stainless steel appliances, walk-in pantry, abundant counters, and cabinets. Sunroom with built-in storage. Master retreat includes… (find out more!) WATCH THE DRONE VIDEO!

 

12052 Toscana Way, Frisco TX 75035

Luxurious estate home in gated community of Latera. Beautiful architectural details & quality craftsmanship are found throughout. Gourmet eat-in kitchen with Thermador subzero built-in fridge and Fisher and Paykel stainless steel appliances. Master suite with enormous custom walk-in closet located downstairs. 4 split bedrooms and game-room upstairs. Wood floors flow through the study, dining and… (find out more!)

 

2261 April Sound Lane, Frisco TX 75033

Beautiful Drees built home in golf course community in Wakeland zone. Exquisite millwork granite plantation shutters and hand-scraped hardwoods. Grand entrance with curved staircase and open foyer leading to a handsome executive office with built-in storage. Large gourmet kitchen built to entertain large island solid wood cabinets recessed and under cabinet lighting walk-in pantry abundant counter and cabinet space. Spacious family room with lots of… (find out more!) WATCH THE DRONE VIDEO!

 


Deals & Discounts

  • SkinBasix:  Permanent removal of 15 Skin Tags for $75.00  *Consultation required.  Get details.
  • ReNue Pharmacy:  10% off dietary supplements.
  • UP Inspired Kitchen:
    • Sign UP for UPLove and receive a free entree on your birthday and more!
    • Lift UP Frisco families this holiday! Check in on Facebook or Instagram and $1 goes to Frisco Family Services! #UPliftFrisco
    • Feel like a holiday cold is brewing? A cup of UP Inspired Kitchen’s bone broth and a shot of Ginger from Buda Juice is the answer!
  • Vitality Bowls:  Special of the Month – Pumpkin Bowl and Pumpkin Latte.
  • Jungle Joe’s:  Friday’s Kid’s Eat for Free 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM!  And book your Holiday Party today and receive $200 off. (Cannot be combined with another offer. Private Events only. Must book before 11/30/17)
  • Homewatch Caregivers:  Do you have a loved one that needs care? Call today to schedule your complimentary in-home evaluation to determine the unique needs of each of your loved ones.
  • PogoPass:  Get a $124.95 PogoPass for NOW ONLY $39.98 when you use code: FRISCO. You’ll have access to some of the most fun venues around town this fall including the Texas Legends games, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, National Videogame Museum, Strikz Bowling & Games, and more!
  • Monat Anti-Aging Hair Care If your hair could use a little anti-aging help, get a COMPLIMENTARY personalized recommendation from Lisa Stubbs with Monat Anti-Aging Hair Care.
  • Two Men and a Truck offers lower rates Monday – Wednesday.
  • FriscoRX Pharmacy:  Get your seasonal flu shot. Usually $0 with insurance and only $28.99 cash price at Frisco Rx.

 


GET READY FOR:

  • VAREKAI by Cirque du Soleil – Starting Wednesday, December 20th – 23rd, the jaw-dropping and mind-blowing Varekai showcases an acrobatic extravaganza which will take audiences on an extraordinary journey. Under the “theme of Icarus”, fans will see an amazing display of high-level acrobatics and performers ready to accomplish perfectly skilled and gravity-defying feats. Performing a total of seven shows at the Dr Pepper Arena December 20 – 23, 2017.
  • 22nd Annual Daddy Daughter Dance – On Saturday, February 3rd, the theme is “Be Our Guest” in Frisco Conference Center. Tickets go on sale December 11th. $20 per person for Frisco residents; $25 per person for nonresidents. Both dads and daughters must both have tickets. Dance Times:  Pre K-K: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.;  1st – 2nd: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.;  3rd – 4th: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.;  5th – 6th: 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.