This Week in Allen  
August 8 - 15       

Increscent: A VALA Collective
Wed-Fri: 1-5pm; Sat: 1-9pm; Sun: 1-6pm
Blue House Too, 934 Watters Creek Blvd
This is the first Visual Arts League of Allen (VALA) art exhibition at Blue House Too. It features 17 artists, emerging and established, with work ranging from landscapes to abstract to dreamy.Free event.

Artist at Work
Saturday, August 12, 1:30 - 3:30 pm 
Blue House Too, 934 Watters Creek Blvd
Come and watch Kelly Steller Hrad paint and create her work of art at the Blue House Too. She is one of the featured VALA artists at the current exhibit. 
Free event.

Disney Mulan Jr
Friday-Satur day, August 11-12 @ 7:00 pm;
Sunday, August 13 @ 2 pm

The Huns have invaded, and it is up to the misfit Mulan and her mischievous dragon sidekick, Mushu, to save the Emperor! Mulan takes up arms and disguises herself as a boy in order to spare her father from having to serve in the army . Learn More and Buy Tickets 

Allen Teen Arts Council (ATAC) Bash
Satur day, August 12 @ 7:00 pm;

Live music and poetry performed by teens for teens! ATAC is a group of local teen artists/poets/musicians who are passionate about the arts (visual arts, music, theater, dance, literature, film. All teens are welcome to join. Learn More

Allen Heritage Center Depot Museum
Satur day, August 12 @ 10:00am-2:00pm

The Allen Heritage Guild maintains the Depot Museum as a repository of historic materials associated with the development of Allen. The public is invited to see and use the printed materials while visiting the museum. Learn More

Upcoming Events
Join the Collin County Historical Commission for a morning workshop from 9 am to noon on August 16, at the  Collin County History Museum. Learn how to promote your
history with the local government, schools , businesses, etc.

Flow Painting 101- Basic Technique with Christine Smith on Sunday, August 20 from 2:00 - 3:30 pm at Blue House Too. Registration at
Allen Community Ensemble Orientation, Sunday, August 27, 3-5 pm @ Blue House Too.

Farewell to Summer, performance by the Allen Philharmonic with Allen Parks & Recreation on Monday, September 4 at 7pm @ Allen Civic Plaza.

Audition/Performance Opportunities
Calling all Singers to sing with Allen Symphony Chorus at the Kennedy Center on June 18, 2018. For an audition, contact Rusty King, Chorus Director, at 972-672-8140
Razzle Dazzle Audition with the Note-Ably North Texas looking for a cappella singers. Contact

Regular Events - open to public

How to Support Us

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Donations in any amount are always appreciated and used to nurture arts, culture, heritage and enrichment programs in our community!
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