Happy Thanksgiving, moms! It’s wet out there, so here are five family- and weather-friendly events happening this weekend. Enjoy it!


Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove
Allen Event Center
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Disney On Ice sets the gold standard with a skating spectacular filled with classic Disney moments. Get tangled up in Disney’s 50th animated feature with Rapunzel and Flynn and enter the worlds of your favorite Disney princesses: Ariel, Belle, Cinderella, Jasmine, Aurora, Tiana, Mulan and, of course, the one who started it all, Snow White. Ahoy, Mateys! Set sail with Peter Pan, the always sassy Tinker Bell and the cantankerous Captain Hook & his pirate pals on an adventure beyond Never Land! Trek the wilds of Africa with Simba, Nala, Pumbaa and Timon as they discover the true meaning of the ‘Circle of Life.’ Tick-Tock! Tick-Tock! Don’t be late to a very important date with Alice & the Mad Hatter as they march with the Queen of Hearts’ Army Of Cards. You won’t want to miss this show full of Disney treasures to remember.

Scout Elf Return Boot Camp
Barnes & Noble stores
Saturday 11am
To celebrate The Elf on the Shelf tradition on Saturday, November 28 at 11:00AM we will be hosting a Scout Elf Return Boot Camp featuring fun activities children and families can to do prepare for their Elf’s return this holiday season

Great Turkey Skate
Saturday noon-4pm
Allen Community Ice Rink
Join the fun on the ice for various Thanksgiving-themed on-ice games and activities including Turkey Bowling, Turkey Dice and a coloring section. All on-ice participants must wear skates. Bring a non-perishable item and receive a free skate rental. All ages are welcome to this family-friendly event. $5 entry | $3 skate rental

The Nutcracker
Eisemann Center
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Chamberlain Performing Arts production of The Nutcracker, featuring New York City Ballet principal dancers Tiler Peck and Tyler Angle.

Sugar Plum Fairy Tea
Sunday 3-5pm
The Westin Stonebriar, Frisco
The tea features delectable desserts & snacks, a riveting story time, a Nutcracker character parade and excerpts from The Nutcracker performed by the Collin County Ballet Theatre Youth Ensemble.