Hello

Close


The Facebook Platform


Lavon Lake and Jim Chapman Lake, Key NTMWD Water Supply Reservoirs Reach Normal Conservation Levels

Lavon Lake and Jim Chapman Lake, Key NTMWD Water Supply Reservoirs Reach Normal Conservation Levels

Additional rain and runoff could require water releases for flood control (Wylie, Texas-April 27,...

Frisco Police hosts 3rd Annual Frisco CAN

Frisco Police hosts 3rd Annual Frisco CAN

FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department will be hosting its 3rd Annual Frisco Community...

FISD to Host Parenting Seminar May 12 on Drug Prevention

FISD to Host Parenting Seminar May 12 on Drug Prevention

Frisco ISD parents are invited to learn more about prescription drugs and other current drug...

Announcing Opening Day of Frisco Rotary Farmers Market

Announcing Opening Day of Frisco Rotary Farmers Market

Frisco, TX - The Rotary Club of Frisco proudly announces the grande opening of the Frisco Rotary...

State Auctioneer Association Holds Championship In Frisco

State Auctioneer Association Holds Championship In Frisco

The Texas Auctioneer Association was founded in 1957 and represents the auctioneer...

Frisco Police hosts 3rd Annual Frisco CAN
FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department will be hosting its 3rd Annual Frisco Community Awareness Night (Frisco CAN) on May 2nd from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This event was created to provide resident ...
Frisco Defines ‘Best Management Practices’ For Being Water Wise; Frisco City Council approves ordinance revising city’s ‘Water Efficiency Plan’
(April 23, 2015) Frisco defines ‘Best Management Practices’ (BMP) for outdoor watering while promoting its Texas award-winning water conservation message: Subscribe to Frisco’s weekly waterin ...
Frisco Police Incident Reports 04/13/2015-04-19-2015
DATE CFS# OFFENSE/INCIDENT LOCATION04/15/2015 15034795 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAM TO VEH>=$200 DAM 4600 PRESTON RD04/15/2015 15034878 ACCIDENT INVOLVING DAM TO VEH>=$200 DAM ELDORADO PKWY / PRESTON ...
Frisco Police Arrest Reports 04/13/2015-04/19/2015
ARREST# DATE OFFENSE/CHARGE LOCATION 15000795 04/13/2015 PRESTON RD / JOHN HICKMAN PKWY POSS DRUG PARAPH 15000796 04/13/2015 3200 PARKWOOD BLVD RICHARDSON PD WARRANT RICHARDSON PD WARRANT 15000797 ...
Frisco Police Incident Reports 04/06/2015-04/12/2015
DATE               CFS#                       &nbs ...
FISD to Host Parenting Seminar May 12 on Drug Prevention
Frisco ISD parents are invited to learn more about prescription drugs and other current drug trends that exist at the national, state and local levels. A free parent seminar will be held on Tuesday ...
Public Invited to Attend Special Olympics Track and Field Meet
All Frisco ISD secondary schools with centralized special education classrooms will send students to compete in the District’s 2nd Annual Special Olympics Track and Field Meet on Thursday, April 3 ...
Stonebriar Centre Spotlights Start-Up Ventures of YEA! Student Entrepreneurs on Saturday, May 16
FRISCO, TX (April 22, 2015) – On Saturday, May 16, Stonebriar Centre hosts the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Fourth Annual Trade Show. During the event, Frisco Independent School District (ISD) ...
Tuesday Story Time at Stonebriar Centre Pottery Barn Kids
Every Tuesday in May with special Mother’s Day theme on Tuesday, May 5 FRISCO, TX (April 17, 2015) – Tuesday is Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids at Stonebriar Centre and kids are invited to drop b ...
Frisco ISD eNewsletter: April 17, 2015
New Boundary Paves the Way for Future High School in McKinney  The School Board approved minor changes this week that will impact the boundary between Frisco ISD and Allen ISD in the City of McK ...
Lavon Lake and Jim Chapman Lake, Key NTMWD Water Supply Reservoirs Reach Normal Conservation Levels
Additional rain and runoff could require water releases for flood control (Wylie, Texas-April 27, 2015) Recent rain events have helped fill Lavon Lake and Jim Chapman Lake, key water supply reservoir ...
State Auctioneer Association Holds Championship In Frisco
The Texas Auctioneer Association was founded in 1957 and represents the auctioneer profession. TAA sponsors an Annual Championship Auctioneer competition in conjunction with their Annual Educatio ...
Grace Church to break ground May 3rd in Frisco, Texas; MYCON General Contractors selected to build the 30,117 sf worship facility
McKinney, TX, April 22,2015 – MYCON General Contractors has been tapped to construct Grace Church’s new 30,117 sf worship facility on Frisco Square at the corner of Page and Grace Streets in Frisc ...
Celebrate Teachers! Fashion Show Set for Saturday, May 2 at Stonebriar Centre
Teachers walk the runway; schools and school districts eligible for cash prizes FRISCO, TX (April 16, 2015) – In recognition of National Teacher Appreciation Week May 4 to 8, Stonebriar Centre pres ...
A Night of Dancing, Dinner, and FUNdraising
Are you ready for a night of dinner, dancing, cocktails, raffles, and auctions? Join us on May 2nd for the biggest fundraising event of the year.  The B.A.R.C. (Build A Rescue Clinic) Gala is in ...
Announcing Opening Day of Frisco Rotary Farmers Market
Frisco, TX - The Rotary Club of Frisco proudly announces the grande opening of the Frisco Rotary Farmers Market at Frisco Square on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 8 am to 1:00 pm or sellout. Please join u ...
Urban Coyote Presentation
Join Frisco Animal Control and the Humane Society of the United States from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. for a chance to learn about coyotes in the city! The seminar for Frisco residents is entitled Preven ...
Harvest the Rain!
With all the rain we’ve received this spring, wouldn’t it be nice to save some for the hot, dry summer ahead? Rainwater harvesting allows us to save water from rainy days to put it on our lawns a ...
It's a Bug's Life
Insects may not always have the most favored place in our hearts. However, experienced gardeners know that certain six-legged visitors to your yard can be your garden’s best friend. Encouraging ben ...
Spring Into Action
Spring is in the air and warm-season grasses are waking from dormancy and greening up all around the Metroplex. As we move back into our region’s active growing season, help Frisco be WaterWise by ...
Riders draw third-largest crowd in franchise history
FRISCO, TEXAS (APRIL 25, 2015) - Saturday night's doubleheader at Dr Pepper Ballpark drew the third-largest home crowd in the history of the Frisco RoughRiders, as the Riders and Corpus Christi Hooks ...
FC Dallas forward Fabian Castillo Voted MLS Player of the Week
NEW YORK (Tuesday, April 21, 2015) – FC Dallas forward Fabian Castillo was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for the seventh week o ...
Second homestand kicks off with Thirsty Thursday!
Fireworks, Jersey T-Shirt highlight promotional schedule FRISCO, TEXAS (APRIL 20, 2015) - The Frisco RoughRiders return to Dr Pepper Ballpark on Thursday April 23 to begin a four-game home stand ag ...
Array of new food offerings, lower beer prices on tap at Dr Pepper Ballpark
FRISCO, TEXAS (APRIL 9, 2015) – Fans attending Thursday’s 7:05 p.m. Frisco RoughRiders home opener at Dr Pepper Ballpark will have the first opportunity to enjoy a completely revamped food and bev ...
Frisco RoughRiders announce pre-game events for Opening Day
Cowboys LB Sean Lee to throw out ceremonial first pitch FRISCO, TEXAS (APRIL 8, 2015) – The Frisco RoughRiders today announced the details of the pre-game ceremonies for Opening Day on Thursday, Ap ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 04/24/2015-04/26/2015
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
Catch the Weekend Buzz! 04/17/2015-04/19/2015
Looking for something to do this weekend? We’ve compiled a list of activities for easy viewing. If you would like to add an event in future editions, please send it to ...
Stonebriar Centre Hosts 'You Be The Tour Guide' Awards Ceremony Saturday, May 2
Winners in Frisco CVB amateur photography contest revealed; cash prizes awarded FRISCO, TX (April 14, 2015) – On Saturday, May 2 at a special awards ceremony at Stonebriar Centre, the Frisco Conven ...
Frisco Heritage Center Open House This Sunday, 4/19
Come out on April 19 to enjoy a Spring Celebration with planting station for children, a 1:30 talk by Amy Deatherage of the Frisco Garden Club about what to plant for spring color, and live animals fr ...
Frisco Square Announces Music in the Square 2015
Frisco, TEXAS (April 9, 2015) – Frisco Square Property Owners Association present Music in the Square a free summer event held at Simpson Plaza every Saturday in June from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Music in t ...
Engage with elite chefs, sample sophisticated dishes, sip on Dave Matthew’s wines, shake it up with Whiskey Cake’s mixologist, and enjoy scotch flight tastings and evolving cocktails Memorial Day weekend

DALLAS (May 14, 2012) – Foodies, wine enthusiasts and wannabe cooks will find plenty to please the palate when chefs from the area’s most elite restaurants corral at Fair Park for CityArts Festival May 25 - 27. At the Culinary Showcase inside the Texas Museum of Automotive History, festival goers ages 21 and up can enjoy cooking demos, samplings, wine and spirits pairings, mixology sessions, craft beer, liquor and wine tastings, evolving cocktails, scotch flight tastings, and more Memorial Day weekend.

NOTE: Guests must be 21 years of age with valid ID to enter the Culinary Showcase.

Masters in the culinary arts, a variety of North Texas’ most talked-about chefs will be slicing, dicing, stirring and serving up a medley of mouth-watering edibles as they conduct cooking demos complete with complementing wines and spirits throughout the weekend. Chef Richard Chamberlain will return this year and bring his culinary co-stars Chef Hugh Stewart and Sommelier Jeff Bradley of Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill and Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse. Other local luminaries will include Executive Chef Joel Harloff of The Second Floor; Chef David Holben of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House; Executive Chef Dan Landsberg of Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa; Executive Chef David McMillan of Screen Door; Chef/Owner Janice Provost of Parigi; Executive Chef Matt Raso of Nobu Dallas; Chef Rich Rogers of Scardello; Executive Chef Jim Severson of Sevy’s Grill; Chef TJ Lengnick and Mixologist Sean Connor of Whiskey Cake; and more. Check cityartsfestival.com for the culinary schedule.

Guests can learn the latest wine-pairing tips
and sample an assortment of craft beer, liquor and wine by Constellation Wines including world-renowned musician Dave Matthews and award-winning winemaker Steve Reeder’s The Dreaming Tree collection of high-quality wines. Scotch lovers can sample and compare 12-, 15- and 18-year-old marques with Glenfiddich Whisky brand ambassador/expert Dave Allardice on Friday and Saturday night. Plus spirit enthusiasts can enlighten their taste buds with one-on-one and group mixers dubbed “evolving cocktails,” a three-part progressive tasting tour that begins with a single liquor sampling and ends with a tasty concoction.

Restaurants, food trucks and spirits companies step up to be a part of CityArts Festival

Other liquor selections include Stoli Vodka (celebrating its 50th year!), Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey, Milagro Tequila, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur, and Art in the Age Organic Spirits. Craft beers on tap will include Brooklyn Lager, Fireman’s #4, Sierra Nevada, and Harpoon’s UFO White. Please note that supplies are limited.

Culinary Showcase sponsors include Chamberlain’s Fish Market Grill, Chamberlain's Steak and Chophouse, Constellation Wines, Art in the Age Organic Spirits, Brooklyn Lager, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House,
Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa, Estancia, Firemans #4, Glenfiddich, Harpoon’s UFO White, Hendrick’s Gin, Hudson Whiskey, La Madeline, Milagro Tequila, Nobu Dallas, Parigi, Scardello, Sevy’s, Screen Door, Sierra Nevada, Solerno, Stoli Vodka, The Balvenie, The Dreaming Tree, The Second Floor, and Whiskey Cake.

Outside the Culinary Showcase, all ages can enjoy bites and beverages from dozens of food trucks and vendors such as Fletcher’s Corny Dogs, Nammi Truck (Vietnamese),
Bubba’s Burgers, Boi Texano Churrascaria (Brazilian), Datsun Donuts, Enticed Shaved Ice (snow cones), James Brown Backroom BBQ, Katie’s Café (patty melts, grilled cheese), Marble Slab Creamery, Maui Wowi Hawaiian (smoothies), Nuevo Leon Mex-Mex, Wayne’s Original Philly Cheese Steaks, Tx Delizioso (pizza/Italian food truck with a Texas flare), Selim’s Doner Kebap House (Mediterranean) and other local favorites.

ARTFEST, two outdoor films and 60s-themed dances, art classes and more at CityArts Festival

Other highlights of CityArts Festival include ARTFEST, the popular juried art show in its traditional outdoor setting featuring art by nearly 150 renowned artists; two outdoor film screenings including American Graffiti at 9 p.m. Friday and Grease at 9 p.m. Saturday plus 60s-themed dance parties from 7 - 9 p.m. both nights; kids activities; art classes for adults and teens ($5); Art Cars; reduced admission to Fair Park’s museums at select times; entertainment; shopping at CityArts Marketplace; top-of-the-hour “dancing water” shows at the Esplanade Fountain; and more.

Free and open to the public, CityArts Festival will run Friday, May 25, from 6 -10 p.m.; Saturday, May 26, from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.; and Sunday, May 27, from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Activities will take place outdoors along the Lagoon, Cotton Bowl Plaza and the Promenade at Fair Park (1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd, Dallas 75210). Parking will be available at gates 2, 5 and 6. The City of Dallas charges $10 to park within the gates of Fair Park.
Food for thought: Alcohol-consuming guests should ride DART’s Green Line Rail to the Fair Park or MLK, Jr. stations.

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend at historic Fair Park! For more information and the latest schedules, go to
cityartsfestival.com. Also, like CityArts Festival on Facebook and follow @CityArtsDallas on Twitter.

Please login to comment
  • No comments found

Forum Latest - Talk about Town