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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday September 11, 2017

We start off the week with a September 11 remembrance and then move on to several business and entrepreneurship events. Plus, pumpkin season begins along with North Texas Giving Day, a tequila dinner, and tons of live music… all This Week in Frisco!


Monday, September 11

Kids & Family

September 11 Observance: Frisco Garden Club and the City Invite Public to Ceremony at Freedom Meadow – Remember the 16th anniversary of the September 11 attacks with a solemn ceremony at Frisco’s Freedom Meadow. This event will begin at 6:30pm and members of the Frisco Garden Club will provide bluebonnet seeds to be spread in the meadow adjacent to Warren Sports Complex. Members of the Frisco-based American Legion, Post 178, as well as the Frisco Fire and Police Departments will also play a part in the ceremony.

 


Tuesday, September 12

Business & Entrepreneurship

W.E.B. (Women Enhancing Business) Frisco Chamber Monthly Networking – Please join our wonderful women of WEB at the September Networking Mixer from 11:30am to 1pm sponsored by Joy in the Breakroom. Owner of Joy in the Breakroom, Lillian Chavira will be speaking on the topic “You Are the Captain of Your Own Ship.” VIP Free Check-In for Current WEB Members. Remember, you must join WEB each calendar year. (Your business must be a Frisco Chamber of Commerce Member to join WEB.) Non-WEB Members will pay $15.00 cash, check, or credit card. While payment is accepted at the door, please register so that we have ample refreshments.

Shopping & Dining

$2 Tuesdays in Frisco Square

 


Wednesday, September 13

Business & Entrepreneurship

1 Million Cups Frisco – 1 MILLION CUPS is a free, nationwide program designed to educate, engage and accelerate early-stage startups. We believe in the notion that entrepreneurs can discover solutions and thrive when they collaborate over a million cups of coffee. At 9am, drop in on our community of innovators and entrepreneurship enthusiasts at LaunchPad City to connect and support our local startups.

 


Thursday, September 14 – North Texas Giving Day

Business & Entrepreneurship

Business Behind Sports – Join the Frisco Chamber of Commerce and Guest Host, WFAA’s Joe Trahan, at the Business Behind Sports Luncheon presented by Baylor Scott & White Medical Center Frisco. Panelists: Jim Hinton, CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health // Jerry Jones, Jr., Executive Vice President/Chief Sales & Marketing Officer, Dallas Cowboys // Donnie Nelson, President of Basketball Operations, Dallas Mavericks/Owner, Texas Legends // Rob Wechsler, Founder, Blue Star Sports.

Charity

North Texas Giving Day – North Texas Giving Day is an 18-hour online giving extravaganza for North Texas nonprofits, powered by Communities Foundation of Texas. Communities Foundation of Texas launched North Texas Giving Day in 2009. North Texas Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the country. In 2015, the 18-hour event raised $33 million for 2,000+ nonprofits. The website profiles more than 2,200 nonprofits, and since its inception has infused $119 million into nonprofits serving the 16-county North Texas community.

Dining

Exclusive Tequila Dinners at Cantina Laredo – Evoking the flavors of a modern Mexico City cuisine, several Cantina Laredo locations in North Texas will host an exclusive four-course Tequila Dinner, featuring distinctive off-the-menu items paired with a featured tequila cocktail for $59.99 per person. The menu at each event includes: Huarache de Camaron y Chorizo; Cranberry Salad; Grouper topped with Alcachofas Vino Blano Sauce, served with Cilantro Lime Rice and Green Beans OR Pepper Corn Filet served with Green Beans and Potato Confit; and Lemon Blueberry Cake. Cantina Laredo, 1125 Legacy Drive, Frisco 75034. Reservations: (214) 618-9860. Featured Tequila: Milagro

Live Music

Luke Lagrange performs Live – 7pm at the Frisco Rail Yard.

 


Friday, September 15

Kids & Family

Big Orange Pumpkin Farm  – From September 15th through November 22nd, 8am to 8pm, the Big Orange Pumpkin Farm at Preston Trail Farms provides visitors with a chance to experience blossoming small green pumpkins right on the vine, hayrides, a 6-foot hay maze, a farm train, and a petting farm for a taste of the country life. The Preston Trail Farms Café offers delicious meals for breakfast and lunch from Monday through Wednesday and for breakfast, lunch and dinner Thursday – Sunday. Gift items, toys and books are available in the Preston Trail Farms General Store (and so much more!) Weekday Admission (Monday – Friday) is $8 per person for those over 2 years of age. This includes: one pie pumpkin, feed for the petting barn, a hayride, the roping pen and the hay maze. Weekend Admission (Saturday –Sunday) is $10 per person for those over 2 years of age. This includes: the farm train, a hot dog, feed for the petting barn, a free hayride, the roping pen and the hay maze.

Atlas Pools and Spa Show – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 12noon to 8pm in Dr. Pepper Arena.

Live Music

Cast Iron Soul performs Live – 7pm at the Frisco Rail Yard.

 


Saturday, September 16

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.”

Sports & Entertainment

FC Dallas vs. Seattle Founders FC – Match starts at 7pm in Toyota Stadium.

Live Music

Frisco High School MARCH-A-THON – Now is your chance to come out to hear the Frisco High School 2017-18 Marching Band at their Annual March-A-Thon Fundraising Parade! Starting at 8:30am, they’ll play through Frisco Square’s Simpson Plaza and end with a Mini Concert at City Hall. The Band will then continue their March-A-Thon for 2017 in the neighborhoods of Heritage Green, Cheyenne Crossing, Starwood, and the Bright Elem area. 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.

The Freddy Bozas Band performs Live – 7pm at the Frisco Rail Yard.

Health & Fitness

Frisco Holy Yoga –  From 8am to 9am, in conjunction with the Frisco Farmer’s Market, Frisco Holy Yoga will offer a community yoga class on the grassy lawn behind the Frisco Chamber of Commerce offices, located on 4th Street in Historic Downtown Frisco, just between Main and Elm Streets. This slow flow class will be donation-based, with 100% of the funds raised going to Samaritan’s Purse for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

 


Sunday, September 17

Live Music

Sophia Annello Music performs Live – 1pm at the Frisco Rail Yard.

Kids & Family

Frisco Heritage Center 3rd Sunday Open House – Enjoy the Third Sunday Open House at the Frisco Heritage Museum. Monthly event includes kid’s crafts, games, working blacksmiths, historic home tours and much more. Admission is FREE!

 


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