This Week in Frisco – Week of Monday, October 26, 2020

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What do you call a chubby pumpkin? A plumpkin! What’s a jack o’ lantern’s favorite movie? Pulp Fiction! Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves… We have Halloween on our minds because Frisco keeps adding more and more fun events to entertain us this weekend! This Week in Frisco there are TONS of ways to get your costumed-trick-or-treat on!

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Monday, October 26

No events are scheduled today, but consider one of Frisco’s MANY ongoing fall events and pumpkin patches in our annual GUIDE to FALL IN FRISCO!


Tuesday, October 27

Kids and Family

UNT Now! Dual Credit Program Informational Webinar: 700 pm. In the coming weeks, UNT and FISD will host several joint informational webinars for interested 10th grade students and their families.


Wednesday, October 28

Kids and Family

UNT Now! Dual Credit Program Informational Webinar: 700 pm. In the coming weeks, UNT and FISD will host several joint informational webinars for interested 10th grade students and their families.

Business and Entrepreneurship

FYP Costume Contest and Coat Drive: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Join Frisco Young Professionals at Main Event in Frisco for a spook-tacular Costume Contest and Coat Drive! Costume contest winners will receive ghoulishly cool gift cards, and everyone else will have the chance to win fa-boo-lous prizes from our raffle drawing!

Sports

FC Dallas: 7:30 pm, Toyota Stadium. FC Dallas vs. Inter Miami CF.


Thursday, October 29

Halloween Entertainment

Cinema Drive-In at The Star Presents Shudder: Lots open at 6:00 pm, shows begin at 7:00 pm. Starting October 29 and running for three consecutive nights, Shudder will produce an immersive experience that combines three Halloween feature films with live-action elements and performers to create a horror-film-meets-haunted-house-style attraction.


Friday, October 30

Halloween Entertainment

fearlessHope Boo Ball “Sight for All”: 7:00 pm. Though we are unable to gather together in person this year for our gala, our caring fearlessHope community is needed now more than ever! Tickets include admission to the fearlessHOPE Boo Ball “Sight for All” and one entry into the costume contest (an upgraded ticket includes a “Boo Box” of surprises!

FRAKESenstein Manor IV: 7:00 pm, Industrial Cigar Co. Join Industrial Cigar Co. for the 4th annual ICC Halloween Costume Party. Costume contest, food, and plenty-o-drink. Open to the public, but tickets are required and space is limited.

Boo Bash Boo Bash Halloween Celebration: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Ninja Nation. Wear your costume (no face paint please and wear tennis shoes). Come do some Ninja and play fun games for prizes and candy!

Cinema Drive-In at The Star Presents Shudder: Lots open at 6:00 pm, shows begin at 7:00 pm. Starting October 29 and running for three consecutive nights, Shudder will produce an immersive experience that combines three Halloween feature films with live-action elements and performers to create a horror-film-meets-haunted-house-style attraction.


Saturday, October 31

Halloween Entertainment

Trick or Treat with The Rail District: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Calling all ghosts and goblins! Make your way to Frisco’s Rail District on Halloween afternoon. Many of the downtown merchants will have TREATS for our little visitors!

Spooky Science at Sci-Tech: October 31, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Trick or treat at Sci-Tech on Halloween anytime from 10:00 am- 5:00 pm. They’ll have Spooky Scary Science hands-on activities, WOW Combustion Fire shows (just don’t tell Frankenstein’s monster!), a costume parade, and a contest with non-candy prizes!

Inaugural NTPA Trunk-or-Treat: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm, Shops at Willow Bend, Parking Deck D, Roof Level. Come out for the Inaugural North Texas Performing Arts Trunk-or-Treat!  This trick-or-treating-meets-carnival extravaganza will provide entertainment, candy, carnival games, and more! (Individual and Group Costume Contests, too!)

Spooky Science: 10:00 am – 11:30 am. Join UT Southwestern Medical Center for a morning of spine-tingling fun. Guests of all ages can tour our labs and learn about glowing brain cells and worms, practice some haunted science at home and observe some skeleton yoga! Don’t forget to wear your Halloween costume for our virtual Halloween parade!

Cinema Drive-In at The Star Presents Shudder: Lots open at 6:00 pm, shows begin at 7:00 pm. Starting October 29 and running for three consecutive nights, Shudder will produce an immersive experience that combines three Halloween feature films with live-action elements and performers to create a horror-film-meets-haunted-house-style attraction.

Heritage Halloween: 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. A come-and-go, socially distant Halloween event at the Frisco Heritage Village and Museum! Ghost stories on the Crozier House Porch, goodie bags for the kids, “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” playing in the Heritage Museum Theater, and more. Register in advance.

Halloween at FFM: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm at Frisco Fresh Market. Stock up on great Halloween Goodies and have a SPOOKY GOOD TIME! They’ll have two separate COSTUME CONTESTS throughout the day! One for children and one for your fur babies!

Mad Science FREE Halloween Show: 2:30 pm  – 3:30 pm at Frisco Fresh Market. Enjoy a FREE Mad Science Halloween STEM show with free Science toys for all the kiddos (while supplies last) and an exciting 30 minute show!

Shopping and Services

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday, 8 am – 4 pm and Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm. Frisco Fresh Market features local vendors with a variety of products ranging from seasonal produce to handcrafted items and fantastic homemade foods.

Frisco Rotary Farmer’s Market: Open every Saturday until October, 8:00 am – Noon, weather permitting. Fun, local, farm-grown food, and healthy living products.

Sports

FC Dallas: 2:30 pm, Toyota Stadium. FC Dallas vs. Houston Dynamo.


Sunday, November 1

Shopping and Services

Frisco Fresh Market: Saturday, 8 am – 4 pm and Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm. Frisco Fresh Market features local vendors with a variety of products ranging from seasonal produce to handcrafted items and fantastic homemade foods.

Health and Fitness

Free Yoga Nidra class: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Horizon Hot Yoga. Enjoy this beautiful form of meditation and find yourself in amazing hypnagogic sleep, the state between sleeping and waking. Space is very limited. Register now!


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October Deals and Discounts

Mochas and Javas: Get 50% OFF food on the last Saturday of each month. Be there on 10/31 for half off!
Code Authority: CodeLaunch Startup Expo is Nov 5th at Comerica Center. Local startups, investors, and entrepreneurs will attend the in-person pitch competition and networking event to connect with some of the greatest minds in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Details at codelaunch.com.
The Family Place: The “Partners Card” shopping event benefitting The Family Place is one week away so get your card NOW. Shop Friday, October 30 through Sun. November 8th!
Tumbleweed TexStyles: The Frisco store opens Saturday, Oct 24th! Celebrate with us, stop in, shop, and say hello – 7511 Main Street in downtown Frisco.
Visual Learning Solutions: The first 50 Lifestyle Frisco readers to subscribe to Good Canine Foundation Training can enjoy 25% off the annual subscription price, saving you nearly $90! Open the course and use code “LifestyleFrisco50_2020” to redeem!
BEYOND Pilates: BEYOND Pilates’ second Frisco location at Lebanon and Fourth Army Drive is opening soon. Access two studios with the lowest membership rates ever! Call 469-980-7077 to learn more.
Horizon Hot Yoga: Get your Intro month for $59 and 20% off mats and towels in October!
Write On! Frisco: Unleash the imagination and creativity, discover the writer within, develop literacy skills, and build confidence with our FALL CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS, SPECIALTY EVENTS, and NEW SATURDAY WORKSHOPS!
Practical Fitness: At Practical Fitness, you only need to see us once or twice a week and follow our nutrition recommendations to achieve your fitness goals. 100% Private, by Appointment Only. Contact us today for your free 1-hour consultation. Pracfit.com
Culture A Day Spa: Enjoy the Diamond Duet 80-minute facial + massage experience at the Anniversary Price of $400. And don’t miss the Hot Stone Placement Enhancement – usually $50, this is complimentary with any massage for a limited time only!
Countdown 2 Escape: Try our Ravenwoods or NEW Tension room! Both are PERFECTLY creepy for Halloween month! And stop by for Trick or Treating on 10/31!


What’s Coming Up

HeartStories GNO at Home: November 5. Join HeartStories for Gilded Ink GNO, an alcohol ink & gold leaf painting Girls Night with Chelsey Rogers of ColorHype! Enjoy access to a live, interactive virtual class plus individual painting kits! This is an at-home event on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 6:30pm. Individual and host tickets are available now at gnoathome.com

Melody of Hope’s “ENCORE- Drive-In Gala“: November 6 at Verona Villa. For more information, read: A New Melodic Twist of Hope on an Old Classic in Frisco

CodeLaunch: November 5 at Comerica Center. Local startups, investors, and entrepreneurs will be attending the in-person pitch competition and networking event. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to connect with some of the greatest minds in the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Reserve your ticket before they’re sold out.

JLCC ‘Neath the WreathNovember 12-15, Our favorite annual holiday shopping spree is virtual this year! Junior League of Collin County event invites shoppers to celebrate “Home for the Holidays,” where they can enjoy the tradition of shopping their favorite merchants online from the comfort of their couch. Raffle tickets go on sale October 10th; Silent Auction is November 14th.