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This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday August 7, 2017

It’s BACK-TO-SCHOOL time, Tax-Free shopping weekend, career brush-ups, and lots of arts events… all This Week in Frisco!


Tuesday, August 8

Business & Entrepreneurship

“7 Career Essentials” featuring Young Professional Leadership – Do you think you know what’s needed to grow in your career? Do you know the 3 main rules you must never break if you want to become a great leader? ​This SPECIAL Career Ladder Institute Series is intended for Young Professionals and is sponsored by Frisco Young Professionals, a program of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, bringing the foundation of the 7 Steps of Your Career Ladder program, and also features Larry D. West III, the Young Professional Leader and author of “Young Professional Playbook” talking about Leadership 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! Dr. Pepper Ballpark, meeting room, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco, 75034.

Frisco Chamber of Commerce “WEB” (Women Enhancing Business) Monthly Networking Mixer – Please join the wonderful women of WEB at the August Networking Mixer, sponsored by Kathy Selvidge, Texas Republic Bank. 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. 5:30pm to 7pm at Texas Republic Bank, 2595 Preston Road, Bldg. 100 Frisco, 75034

Shopping & Dining

$2 Tuesdays in Frisco Square


Wednesday, August 9

Business & Entrepreneurship

CodeLaunch 2017From 2pm to 8pm, in Dr. Pepper Arena, CodeLaunch is an annual seed accelerator for people and groups with ideas for “apps” who are seeking seed funding. The CodeLaunch Pitch Day is the culmination of the competition and a showcasing of the best competitors. If you have an idea for an app and nothing more, you still are qualified to apply. Additionally, If you have experience in business and passion for entrepreneurism, you are likely to advance. Tickets only $10. Dr. Pepper Arena, 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco 75034

 


Thursday, August 10

Live Music

The What Band performs Live – Frisco Rail Yard at 7pm.

 


Friday, August 11

Shopping

Texas Tax-Free Shopping Weekend – This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is August 11th – 13th. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 you spend. So get to shopping LOCAL, Frisco!

Live Music

Freddy Bozas & Grace perform Live – Stan’s Main Street at 7pm.

Matthew Bell & the Next of Kin perform Live – Frisco Rail Yard at 7pm.

 


Saturday, August 12

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.”

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.

Shopping

Texas Tax-Free Shopping Weekend – This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is August 11th – 13th. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 you spend. So get to shopping LOCAL, Frisco!

Arts

AUDITIONS for Frisco Youth Symphony Orchestra – Frisco Youth Symphony Orchestra is looking for young musicians who are committed to making music of the highest artistic quality in a Fun, Creative, and Supportive environment. Auditions for the 2017- 2018 season will be held on August 12, 2017 at Expedition Church from 1pm to 4pm. $30
Abstract Intuitive Painting Workshop by Fresh Paint Studio –  Ever want to know how artists make abstract art look so cool and where they get their ideas?  This class by Fresh Paint Studio at the gallery8680 will give you loads of ideas to start making abstract art of your own. 10am to 4pm, $175

A 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. Black Box Theatre, Frisco, starting at 8pm. $12

Star Wars Themed Camp – Experience a fun Star Wars Themed Camp at 7-Notes facilities from Monday, August 7, to Friday, August 18.Professional educators provide instruction in art, illustration, music, science, technology and more! For ages 6 to 12 at 7-Notes, 2787 Preston Road, Frisco. $375

Live Music

Suburban Dilemma performs Live – The Frisco Bar at 9pm.

Mark Sena performs Live – Frisco Rail Yard at 7pm.

Sports & Entertainment

FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids – Match starts at 7pm in Toyota Stadium.

Movie Night at The Frisco Bar – “Pulp Fiction” showing at 9pm.

 


Sunday, August 13

Arts

Acrylic Painting Techniques Workshop by Fresh Paint Studio – Acrylic paint is one of the most versatile and liberating paint media out there, but how do you get the most from its use?  This workshop at the gallery8680 is designed to help you improve your knowledge of acrylic paint and all of it’s possibilities. From 2pm to 5pm, $75 all supplies included.

Shopping

Texas Tax-Free Shopping Weekend – This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is August 11th – 13th. The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies, and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use taxes, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 you spend. So get to shopping LOCAL, Frisco!

 


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Just Reduced for Quick Sale! Stunning estate in Phillips Creek Ranch sits .367 Acres and is loaded with custom upgrades. More than $120k of outdoor living-kitchen space w large play pool and built in cleaner. A chef’s dream kitchen with commercial appliances incl. built in fridge, butler, wine storage, coffee bar and huge pantry. Oversized library and study are… (find out more!)

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Transitional Traditional Style. Well-maintained with soothing color palette. All the right rooms with a great floor plan for comfortable living! Fabulous covered porches and large second-story balcony. Granite kitchen opens to casual dining and family rooms. Downstairs master, and upstairs you’ll find… (find out more!)


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!