This Week in Frisco – Week of October 22, 2018

This Week in Frisco Oct 22 2018

The week is bursting with fun-sized Snickers bars and other pre-Halloween hoopla! Catch one of several trick or treating events happening this week, celebrate science with Sci-Tech Discovery Center during National Chemistry Week, and get out and cast your vote during the early voting period! All of this and MORE… This Week in Frisco!

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Monday, October 22

Bonnie Ruth’s Neighborhood Bistro: Got a case of the Mondays? Bonnie Ruth’s has All Night Happy Hour Drinks and $6.50 1/2 lb. American cheeseburger with pomme frites. Relax and enjoy the patio as you prepare for the week ahead.

Tuesday, October 23


Frisco ISD Coffee Talk: 8:00 am – 9:00 am at Independence High School. Frisco ISD parents are invited to share coffee and conversation with the Superintendent of Schools and a member of the School Board. Any parent is welcome to attend to ask questions or share feedback with District leaders.

Promoting School Safety Through Connection and Mental Wellness: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the Frisco ISD Administration Board Room, 5515 Ohio Drive. Dr. Stephanie Cook will provide information about the importance of developing protective factors along with evidence-based strategies to keep students and schools safe.

Kids and Family

National Chemistry Week: WEEK LONG event, Oct 23-27, 10 am – 1 pm. Frisco’s Sci-Tech Discovery Center is celebrating National Chemistry Week in a big way! Watch exciting stage shows and get hands-on to explore chemistry in space exploration. Activities are free with admission. This year’s theme is Chemistry is out of this world, with a focus on chemistry of and in outer space.

Wednesday, October 24


Bond and TRE Round Table Discussions: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Career and Technical Training Center, 9889 Wade Blvd. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and chat one-on-one with District leaders about the upcoming election. The event is come-and-go.


Frisco Arts’ Author’s Corner – Douglas King: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at Half Price Books in Frisco. Calling all bibliophiles! You’re invited to the Frisco Arts’ monthly book club that features local authors and celebrates the literary arts! This event is free and open to the public!

Thursday, October 25

The Spirit Walk: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, an adults-only night of tricks, treats, and terrors at The Star in Frisco. The haunted route is as specially crafted as the bites and sips you’ll sample at stops like Tri Tip Grill, Concrete Cowboy, Da Mario and more. You’ll also get a goody bag to fill to the brim with sweet “treats” of sugar and sweeter “tricks” of special offers at select participating restaurants.

Friday, October 26

Kids and Family

Trick or Treat at Safety Town: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm at the Frisco Fire Safety Town. Come in costume for this Frisco favorite. Children 5th grade and under can enjoy exploring the fire truck, seeing the safety house, and of course trick or treating in the little village. This popular event draws big crowds so be prepared for off-site parking and a wait in line. Come early and enjoy checking out all the costumes – this Frisco tradition is worth the wait!

Saturday, October 27


Early Voting: Voters in both Collin and Denton counties may vote at any polling location in the county in which they reside. Collin County residents must vote at a location in Collin County and Denton County residents must vote at a location in Denton County. Polls are open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

FEF Annual Gary Burns 5K and Fun Run: 8:00 am at Toyota Stadium. Named for former Frisco Assistant Fire Chief Gary Burns who died of colon cancer in 1999, proceeds from the event go towards grants for innovative teachers and scholarship opportunities for Frisco ISD students.

The Star Car Show: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm at The Star in Frisco. See some of the most popular antique and classic muscle cars throughout the decades. Various cars will be on site throughout The Star District, along with a “Trunk or Treat” for the kids!  Costumes are encouraged.

Shopping and Services

Frisco Rotary Farmer’s Market: 8:00 am – Noon every Saturday from April 21, 2018 through October 27, 2018 for farm fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, preserves, handcrafted items and more.

Kids and Family

Friscovania: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm at Toyota Stadium. This spooktacular charity event, benefiting City House in memory of Kelly Whaley, has something for everyone, with a carnival for kids in the afternoon followed by a haunted fashion show and live music performance in the evening. Also enjoy a virtual haunted house maze, magic shows, art installations, haute new fashions, and interactive photo opportunities.

Collin College Trunk or Treat: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco, in front of Founder’s Hall. Collin College Frisco Campus faculty and staff will be decorating their cars and handing out candy and treats. There will also be one car collecting items for Blue Star Mothers who then mail those items to troops overseas. Live band and lots of fun and treats for the kiddos.


3rd Annual Whistlestop Jamboree: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm at the Frisco Rail Yard. A free, all-day, family-friendly music festival showcasing prominent local bands on one stage and featuring an experimental collaboration of musicians on another stage. There will be food trucks and a bar on site, as well as kid games.

Sunday, October 28

Kids and Family

Jungle Joe’s Sunday Funday Football: Every Sunday Jungle Joe’s will have football on the screen and free popcorn for all of their Sunday Funday guests! Wear your favorite jersey and get $5 off at the cafe!

Elevate Life Fall Festival: 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm. This free event includes carnival games, candy, and a hayride, carnival rides, inflatables, face painting, petting zoo, cake walk and more are available with a ticket or an ‘unlimited access’ wristband purchase. Don’t forget to wear a non-scary costume and enjoy a safe evening of family FUN!

Fall Festival at Dr Pepper Ballpark: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. This free event is a home run for Frisco families! Kids costume contest, face painting, and pumpkin painting. Kids can also enjoy bounce houses, the Dr. Pepper Ballpark playground, and the opportunity to play catch on the RoughRiders’ field!

First United Methodist Church Trunk-or-Treat: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm. In addition their pumpkin patch during the month of October, the church will host a Trunk-or-Treat event – a great option for safe and fun trick-or-treating!

Spooky Body Science Halloween Party: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm at Sci-Tech Discovery Center. This event will feature hands-on experiments and demonstrations all focused on the ins and outs of the human body. Come dressed up in costume and be ready for spooky, gross fun! Free with admission.


26th Annual Teddy Bear Ride: 8:30 am. Start: IKEA Dallas; End: Harley-Davidson Financial Services, Plano. Grab a teddy bear and join hundreds of North Texas motorcycle riders for a charity ride in Collin County benefiting abused and neglected children through the work of Children’s Advocacy Center of Collin County.

Game Pink Live – 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Dr Pepper Arena, hosted by NBCF. This one-of-a-kind Minecraft live experience featuring four of the world’s top Minecraft streamers PrestonPlayz, UnspeakableGaming, MooseCraft, and LogDotZip as they play head-to-head in person from 4-6pm. There will also be a costume contest for the whole family.

What MOVES You?

7037 Royal Lane Dallas 139485437037 Royal Lane, Dallas, TX 75230 – Beautiful home w extensive renovations. Curb appeal is just the beginning. Bright, open LR and DR perfect for entertaining. Just off living room, the FR has a wonderful wood burning fireplace. (find out more!)

4117 Tanglewood Ln Frisco TX 75035 - 139407344117 Tanglewood Lane, Frisco, TX, 75035 – Beautifully updated 1.5 story home on .25 acre lot. Interior finish out is a must see. Fully updated kitchen w granite, pendant lights, new Bosch electric cooktop, white cabinets, elegant backsplash… (find out more!)

1025 Gentle Wind, Frisco, 139000501025 Gentle Wind Lane, Frisco, TX, 75036 – Immaculate home located on a family friendly street walking distance to elementary school. Perfect for entertaining, this home offers an open floor plan, wood floors, and carpeted master. (find out more!) 

Impressive Lennar home located in gated & guarded community in Frisco. House boasts a large pool size backyard. Upgrades include brand new stainless appliances, both AC units replaced, new roof, fresh paint & more. 4163 Peace Drive, Frisco, TX, 75034 – Impressive Lennar home located in gated and guarded community. House boasts a large pool size backyard. Upgrades include brand new stainless appliances, both AC units replaced, new roof, and fresh paint. (find out more!)

Deals & Discounts

  • Legacy Locators – Let Legacy Locators find you the perfect apartment… If your search results in a lease, you’ll receive a $100 gift card OR 2 hours of free moving!
  • UP Inspired Kitchen: Visit us for Mom Meet-Up Mondays! $5 Up cakes, $3 Kid cakes, $2 Mimosas, $3 Kombucha, ½ off Specialty Coffees!
  • Growing IQ – In OCTOBER, help your child discover math concepts with our fall promotion! Book a FREE math trial class with Growing IQ and get a 15% discount by mentioning “LIFESTYLE FRISCO” when you register.
  • BEYOND Studios –  In OCTOBER, update your workout wardrobe with 20% off retail all month. Our studio shop is not just for members and we stock top activewear brands including Spiritual Gangster, Beyond Yoga, and more.
  • Vitality Bowls – This OCTOBER and NOVEMBER, we’re excited to announce our most popular seasonal bowl is back – the Pumpkin Bowl! We’ll also be serving our delicious organic Pumpkin Latte!
  • Sweets On A Stick –  In OCTOBER, buy one “Paint-Your-Own” cookie and get one 1/2 off with code “OctBOGO”
  • Jungle Joe’s – Every Sunday we’ll be showing football at Jungle Joe’s. FREE popcorn to all our guests. Wear your favorite jersey and receive $5 off Joe’s Cafe.
  • Freshii – In OCTOBER, Get a Smoothie. Give Back. $3 from every Strawberry Banana Smoothie sold in October will be donated to support breast cancer research.
  • Monat – Know someone with hair and/or scalp concerns? Or, do you just want your hair to look younger? In OCTOBER, get a FREE gift (worth $25) AND a 15% DISCOUNT with FREE shipping on all of your favorite products! Take the hair quiz or ask Lisa how to improve your hair.
  • Frisco Fine Art – In OCTOBER, mention Lifestyle Frisco when you call Frisco Fine Art at 214-872-1917 and get a free wine tasting for 2 from the ambassadors for the Boisset Collection of wineries in California and France.
  • SkinBasix – In OCTOBER, pamper your skin with our luxurious and rejuvenating Pumpkin Spice Facial $80. Say Bye Bye to dull skin and lighten those brown spots on your face. Schedule your appointment today!
  • Cherry Blow Dry Bar: OCTOBER Homecoming special: Free Lashes when you book hair and makeup!
  • The Bar Method Frisco: Get $10 Off your first month with online promo code NCS10.
  • Tumbleweed TexStyles: In OCTOBER, Buy One Get One 50% with Code FRISCODEAL.
  • Practical Fitness – In OCTOBER, “give us 1 hour a week, and transform your body!” New clients get a 1-hour complimentary fitness evaluation and TWO complimentary private, 30-minute sessions.
  • The Cell Spa – In OCTOBER, mention Lifestyle Frisco for a Complimentary Consultation!


Disney’s Approach to Quality Service: October 30, Collin Corporate College presents Disney’s Approach To Quality Service: Last chance to register! When an organization puts the customer at its core—empowering its people and unifying its processes—outstanding customer service becomes possible on a consistent basis, from the first greeting to the final meeting.

Genealogy Expo: Finding the Lost: November 9, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Frisco Public Library. Where are you from? It’s a question we ask or hear nearly every day, but at the Genealogy Expo at Frisco Public Library, people can find the actual, in-depth answer.

Frisco Community Parade: November 10. 10:00 am – 12:00 pm at Toyota Stadium. Bring your patriotism and civic pride to this spirited annual event! Parade attractions include Frisco fire and police vehicles, the Frisco fire clowns, team mascots, representatives from Frisco’s professional sports teams and floats and marchers from various civic and youth groups.

North Texas Turkey TrotNovember 22. A Thanksgiving Day tradition in Frisco Square that has been growing for many years, this race is a great way to kick off the holiday with family and friends. Benefitting The Miracle League of Frisco, the event offers a 10K trot, 5K trot, and a Miracle Mile for kids.