The State Fair opens Friday! Always great fun. Lots of other things going on this weekend too, and there are three pumpkin patches open. Below are five family-friendly events happening this weekend. Check the PAM Calendar for many more!


Western Days Festival
Main Street, Lewisville
Friday & Saturday
Three stages of live music, an expanded Western Village featuring the Ghost Horse Native American Dancers, Kid Kountry Playground , the Legends of Texas gunfighters, a mechanical bull attraction, a working Old West jail for photo ops and a working blacksmith. Free admission with a printed online ticket before 7pm, $10 after 7pm

Plano Train Show
Plano Centre
Saturday & Sunday
Admission $8.00 per person Children 12 and under are FREE. Many home layouts will be on tour.

Murphy Maize Days
Murphy Municipal Complex
Saturday 10am-8:30pm
Live music all day, great food, drinks, market vendors, kid zone, and more.

Girls in Aviation
Frontiers of Flight Museum
Saturday 10am-5pm
Free admission. 11am unveiling of the large-scale “Electra” flown by Amelia Earhart. 11:30am Our Living History performer “Amelia Earhart” will tell you about her adventurous life in aviation. Ninth Annual Aviation Swap meet, Open cockpits on many of our aircraft, Build a foam plate glider and more.

Fancy Nancy The Musical
Dallas Children’s Theater
Saturday & Sunday
Take a trip to the très irresistible world of the fanciest, funniest kid to ever take the stage. Nancy’s refined etiquette is not enough to get her the lead role in the upcoming school play. C’est la vie! She must summon the strength to forge ahead when a sudden turn of events casts her best friend as the lead. Ages 5+