Looking for something to do with your family this weekend? Check out the five options below. For more ideas visit the PAM Calendar and Stuff To Do pages. Have a great weekend, and don’t forget that Saturday is International Talk Like A Pirate Day, so grab your sprogs and do somethin’ fun!


Addison Oktoberfest
Addison Circle Park
Thursday – Sunday
Join more than 60,000 fans of polka, German food, and Paulaner Bier in Addison’s spectacular Addison Circle Park for four days of music, schnitzel, folk dancing, Dachshund races, carnival rides, vendors, sing-alongs, children’s entertainment, and more. $5 ages 4-12, $10 age 13+ Free admission on Sunday.

Plano Balloon Festival
Oak Point Park
Friday – Sunday
Beautiful and interesting hot air balloons you’ll find carnival food, a large kid zone with lots of inflatables, musical performances, sky divers, fireworks and more. $5/person, $1 seniors, kids 36″ and under are free.  PAM Review

Raptors of Texas
Haggard Library
Saturday 3pm
Blackland Prairie Raptor Center brings live hawks, owls and falcons. Learn what makes them a top predator and why they are so important to our environment. Free.

Art Boat
Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Center
Sunday 9-11am
All skill levels are welcome; paddlers receive an introduction to kayaking on dry land before pushing off into the water. All equipment is provided, including boat/paddle/life vest. Each kayak will also be outfitted with watercolor paper, paints, and brushes. Kayakers will use the water of the Beaver Pond to mix their paints and create a memory to take home with them. $25/paddler. Ages 7 years and up. Registration is required at 972-219-3930 or [email protected]du

Third Sunday Open House
Frisco Heritage Center
Sunday 1-4pm
Cheerleading demonstrations, football toss, face painting, megaphone craft, live animal show and tell and more.  Free, all ages.