Where did the week go? It’s time to think about the weekend, already! Lots of great stuff for families happening in the Plano area. For a complete list visit the PAM Calendar, and don’t forget ‘Neath The Wreath gift market is happening, Plano Area Moms of Multiples is having their Everything But the Baby consignment sale, and Santa Claus is coming to The Shops at Willow Bend and Stonebriar Centre!


Frisco Community Parade
Saturday 10am
Toyota Stadium
East on Main Street from the southeast corner of Toyota Stadium through downtown Frisco.

Festival at the Switchyard
Saturday, kid entertainment from 11am-4pm
downtown Carrollton
The Festival at the Switchyard honors the critical role the railroad played in putting Carrollton on the map and continuing importance of rail in Carrollton’s present and future. The event will be held in the streets of Downtown Carrollton, situated off I-35E at Belt Line Road, just steps away from the DART Green Line Downtown Carrollton station. With free admission, free parking, free rides, free games and free concerts, the Festival at the Switchyard is sure to be a new family favorite. We look forward to seeing you there for a memorable day full of good times, good treats, and good tunes.

A Salute To Veterans
The Colony Five Star Complex
Saturday noon-midnight
Carnival, Car, Truck & Bike Show, performances, Heroes Hut, silent auction and more. Fireworks at 8pm.

Maze Madness in the Meadow
Connemara Meadow Nature Preserve, Allen
Saturday 1-5pm
Face painting, Springfree Trampoline, slack lines, nature hikes and other games and activities for kids of all ages. Bring a picnic and enjoy the unspoiled beauty of the Meadow Nature Preserve, which is located on the border of Allen and Plano. Two mazes will be open – one for young children and another for older children and adults. Free, donations are requested to support the Conservancy as well as programming of additional events in the Meadow Nature Preserve.

Richardson Orchestra Family Concert
Eisemann Center, Richardson
Sunday 1pm
Instrument Petting Zoo and Coloring Station begins at pm. Tickets are $9