This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday July 24, 2017

August is almost here and summer is winding down, but we’ve got a MAJOR hotel grand opening, flower arranging class, live trivia, peak performance training, and the 2nd Annual Big Shot Shootout… Coming up This Week in Frisco!


Monday, July 24

Shopping & Dining

Omni Frisco Hotel – GRAND OPENING DAY!

Tuesday, July 25

Shopping & Dining

“Summer Fling” at Simply Blessed FlowersFrom 6pm to 8pm, Learn the basic skills to design your own bright and vibrant flower arrangement. $60 per person, includes light refreshments. Register today!

Neighborhood Services Brunch Served for First Time – Neighborhood Services restaurant in Omni Frisco Hotel.

$2 Tuesdays in Frisco Square

Wednesday, July 26

Sports & Entertainment

Live Trivia – Stan’s Main Street at 6:30pm

“2nd Annual Big Shot Shootout” at Frisco Gun Club – The Dallas Builders Association in conjunction with the Frisco Gun Club are hosting the second annual Big Shot Shootout to support Operation FINALLY HOME and their mission of providing custom-built, mortgage free homes in the Dallas Metroplex to wounded, ill and injured veterans and the widows of the fallen. Two person teams will have the opportunity to highlight their marksmanship at two pistol targets and one rifle target. Firearms and ammunition will be provided. To ensure a level playing field, no outside firearms will be permitted for use in the competition. Competitors will be able to choose from two competitive divisions, experienced and novice. Awards will be presented for the top experienced and novice teams. There will be two flights with the first flight starting at 3:00 PM and the second flight at 6:00 PM. Registration for flight one is at 3:00 PM and the competition is at 4:00 with cocktails and food afterwards. Registration for flight two is at 6:00 PM, competition is at 7:00. Cocktails and food will be available AFTER shooters have completed their round. Awards will be given after each flight. All proceeds will support the mission of Operation FINALLY HOME in the Dallas Metroplex.


Thursday, July 27

Business & Entrepreneurship

“4 Secrets Peak Productivity Performance” featuring Frisco Young Professionals – Do you ever think about managing your energy instead of your time? If you answered “NO” or “MAYBE”, you should join us for the “4 Secrets to Peak Productivity Performance” to understand in detail why it is more important to manage your energy levels than your time. This SPECIAL Career Ladder Institute Series is intended for Young Professionals and is sponsored by Frisco Young Professionals (FYP), a program of The Frisco Chamber of Commerce bringing the 4 Secrets to improve your productivity and also features Larry D. West III, the Young Professional Leader and author of “Young Professional Playbook” talking about Finance for Millennials. This session certainly gives you tips and perspectives that are not only easy to apply but certainly make a massive change in your career and in your life! 7pm at Dr. Pepper Ballpark – 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco, TX 75034.

Live Music

Ryan Berg Band performs Live – Frisco Railyard at 7pm.


Teen Writers Workshop with Jeramey Kraatz – Learn some tricks of the trade and expand your skills with Jeramey Kraatz, author of the Cloak Society series and Space Runners. For Grades 6-12 from 2:30 – 3:30 pm on the 1st floor, Teen Room.


Friday, July 28

Live Music

“THE ART OF MUSIC” – An evening of wonderful acoustic guitar performances accompanying live artistic painting in a casual setting at Expedition Church, 9073 Berkshire Drive, Frisco. 7pm. Local artist, Ty Fawley, combines forces with local guitarists, John Wynn and Carlo Pezzimentifor an inspiring collaboration of music and visual art. The guitarists will perform multiple genres on both nylon and string while Ty creates an impressionist abstract painting. Ty’s painting will be projected live on a giant backdrop during two 45 minute musical sets. The showcased piece will be available for purchase via silent auction. Ty will also exhibit his artwork, also available for purchase, in the gallery at Expedition Frisco. Get your tickets!

DYA Band performs Live – The Frisco Bar at 9pm.

3 Drunk Monkeys perform Live – Frisco Railyard at 7pm.


Saturday, July 29

Kids & Family

Frisco Rotary Farmers’ Market – Pay a visit to the Frisco Farmers Market, located on 4th Street in Historic Downtown Frisco, just between Main and Elm Streets. Every Saturday through October 21st, from 8am to 1pm or “sell out.”

Live Music

Zen & Tonic performs Live – The Frisco Bar at 9pm.

Mark Sena & the Funk Machine perform Live – Frisco Railyard at 7pm.

Sports & Entertainment

FC Dallas vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC – Match starts at 7pm in Toyota Stadium.

Night of Improv – Frisco Improv Players is an improvisational comedy troupe that specializes in game-based comedic performances, similar to those seen on the syndicated television show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Their fast-paced, interactive improv is popular with all age groups. Come play with us at the Discovery Arts Center!


Art Journaling Workshop by Fresh Paint Studio – From 11am to 4pm, this fun, mixed-media workshop is designed to allow you to be uninhibited and create freely in a relaxed environment.     We will work with acrylics, watercolor, ink, collage, permanent markers,  various papers, stencils and more as we walk through the process of layering images into a one-of-a-kind art journal (provided).  The workshop is perfect for all levels of artists. Along the way, we will discuss how to overcome creative block, and tackle some of the obstacles to ongoing creativity.   Students come away with much inspiration and motivation to keep creating after this class.  Open to ages 14 – adult.  $145.00 at thegallery8680, 8660 Main Street, Frisco.


Sunday, July 30

Live Music

Sophia Annello performs Live – Frisco Railyard at 1pm.

Kids & Family

National Videogame Museum Guided Tours – Every Sunday, we offer guided tours of the museum at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are not required. This activity is included with the price of general admission.


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Deals & Discounts

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 summer including the Frisco RoughRiders, Sci-Tech Discovery Center, Fort Worth Zoo, Texas Discovery Gardens, and many, many more!