Unique North Texas events this weekend: April 21 – 23

Spotlighting some of the best events in Collin County, Denton County and beyond for this coming weekend.

Back to the 80s Tasting Trail – Plano

Have like a so totally tubular time at this 80s tasting trail on April 22 at McCall Plaza. Those who are willing to take this rad trip back to the future will receive a souvenir sampling cup and a chance to taste some of the best flavors of the 80s, including samplings of beer, wine and cocktails. There will even be a DeLorean parked on the trail at the plaza, a DJ playing top 80s hits and a Rubik’s Cube challenge to see who can solve it in the fastest time. The event encourages participants to dress in their freshest 80s fashion too. Tickets cost $30, with ticket check-in ending at 6:00 p.m. and sample serving ending the following hour. For more information, moonwalk over to https://www.visitplano.com/event/taste-the-80s/.

Spring Into Nash – Grapevine

Grapevine hosts its own blast to the past at this interactive springtime event at Nash Farm on April 22. The historic farmstead, with a farmhouse built back in 1869, offers a glimpse at the city’s history and the lives of those who lived there. All these years later, the farmstead is still home to livestock like Gulf Coast sheep, chickens and turkeys as well as a variety of field crops.

At Spring into Nash, the farmstead will offer attendees a chance to learn about sheep shearing and chuck wagon cooking. Attending families will even have a chance to build and personalize their own wooden toolboxes. Find out more about the event, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the city of Grapevine’s website.

PGA Tour Champions Invited Celebrity Classic – Irving

Watch legends of the sports world tee up for free at the Las Colinas Country Club on April 21 through April 23. The event sees the stars of the PGA Tour Champions hit the green with fellow stars from the NFL, NHL, NBA and MLB as well as some big names from the entertainment world. 40 celebrity golfers in total will be looking to sink a few putts this weekend, including the likes of Tony Romo, Mike Modano, DeMarcus Ware and more. General admission to the event is free and comes with access to the course grounds. Clubhouse access cost $95 and Choctaw Club tickets cost $350. Proceeds from the event will benefit four different charitable organizations: First Tee Greater Dallas, First Tee Fort Worth, the Gateway Program and the Momentous Institute. Gates open at 7a.m. Swing by https://www.invitedcelebrityclassic.com/ to learn more and see a complete list of competing golfers.

Dallas Art Fair

The Dallas Art Fair is a premier event showcasing a litany of nationally and internationally renowned artists in a 74,000 square foot exhibition space at the city’s Fashion Industry Gallery. The 15th Dallas Art Fair brings with it 90 exhibitors in total from 49 international cities in order to fill the market and exhibition space to the brim with beautiful and acclaimed works of art, according to Artnet News. Single-day general admission to the fair cost $25 and is open April 21-23 following a $250 Foundation Preview Benefit on April 20. Senior and student tickets cost $20. Visit https://www.dallasartfair.com/ to learn more.


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