Above: Farmers Market at Chestnut Square
 
 
 
 
Events at The Sanctuary
6633 Virginia Pwy. in Adriatica

Texas Flood Live (shown, Friday)
The Guitar Sanctuary presents Tommy Katona and Texas Flood along with the Maylee Thomas Band. Texas Flood has become the premier Stevie Ray Vaughan tribute act in the nation, performing all over the country. Reserved seats are $25 each; VIP tables seating for four are $150 each. Tickets available online. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show runs 8-10 p.m.

Concert for the Blue (Saturday)
The Guitar Sanctuary will be hosting a special "Concert for the Blue" Charity event on Saturday August the 20th to benefit the Assist the Officer Foundation of the Dallas Police Association in the wake of the tragic events of July 7th. There will be live performances by Joslin, the Maylee Thomas Band, and Andy Timmons, as well as a series of silent auctions and raffles, with all proceeds benefiting the ATO. 8-11:30 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. Reserved Seats are $20; VIP tables with seating for four are $150. Tickets available online.
 
 
 
 
 
(Saturday-Sunday)
The Cove presents the first solo show  by David Hobson, an accomplished portrait artist who works in both oils and pastels. This exhibit includes his first portrait as well as his most recent, and many more. The Cove McKinney, 402 N. Tennessee. 2-9 p.m. Free.
 
 
 
 
 
At the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee. 

This second annual event, held at the McKinney Performing Arts Center, features five comedy classics starring Cary Grant. Tickets are $10 per movie, or a $45 Film Buff Pass for all five movies: "Arsenic and Old Lace" (Friday); "My Favorite Wife" and "His Girl Friday" (Saturday); and "Holiday" and "The Philadelphia Story" (Sunday). See website for showtimes.

Also at MPAC:
"The Voice" winner Sawyer Fredricks (Thursday) - SOLD OUT!
Coming Next Week: Radney Foster (Tuesday) Tickets available online.
 
 
 
 
 
At TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson 
(Friday-Saturday)
In addition to live music and beer tastings, TUPPS is hosting the following events this weekend. Tap Room closed Saturday evening for a private event. 

Bottles & Brushes (Friday)
Honor or memorialize someone that has been impacted with cancer by adding their spirit to the bottle tree. Paint a message and or image(s) on a wine bottle just for per bottle; proceeds go to a local charity. Ages 18+ welcome. No experience required. All supplies provided. Guests will create their own design or take guidance from the party host/hostess. Must be 21 to drink alcohol. 6-9 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Rock The Inn (Saturday)
Enjoy food, drinks, and a live music experience by Emerald City Band. All of the proceeds will support the homeless programs of The Samaritan Inn. Tickets are $50; sponsorships start at $250. At The Cotton Mill, 610 Elm Street. 6-11 p.m. Tickets available online.
 
 
 
 
 

North Texas Butterfly House & Garden (shown, ongoing) 
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. This exhibit is open during normal museum hours and is included in general admission. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic Night (Thur.); Kevin Vaughn & the Backup Blues Band (Fri.); Joey Love Band (Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Michael William Harrison (Thur.); Rory Payne (Fri.); After 5 Band (Sat.); Innisfall at 10:30 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m.,Songs & Earhart at 6:30 p.m. (Sun.)
Delaney's Irish Pub: Live Music (Sat.)
Eclair Bistro: (upstairs lounge) Live music (Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Chuck Ligon (Thur.); Parker McCollum (Fri.); JB and the Moonshine Band (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Tommy Williams (Thur.); Steve Rose (Fri.); Nelson Miller (Sat.); Suburban Jazztet (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Pat Peterson (Thur.); Jazz (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Robin Creasman (shown, Thurs.); Joey Love Band (Fri.); Highway 31 (Sat.)
TUPPs Brewery: Wyatt Martin (Friday), 7:30-9:30 p.m.; Sweet Crooner (Saturday, 1-4 p.m.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Wyatt Martin (Thur.); Nickel & Dime (Fri.); Darwin Martin (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ 
 
 
 
 
Peruse our blog to learn about all McKinney has to offer.
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE!

ONGOING
An Early Texas Exhibit: The Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. Artifacts of Collin McKinney's home and life. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $7.50; Senior/Vets: $5; Children: $3.

THURSDAY
Heard-Craig House: Tours on Thursdays. $5, ages 4-under free. 205 W. Hunt. 1 p.m. 

Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m. in Adriatica.

THURSDAY & SATURDAY
Chestnut Square: Guided tours of the village's 10 historic buildings. Adults $7; Military, Children and Seniors $5. 315 S. Chestnut. 972-562-8790.

SATURDAY
Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon at Chestnut Square, 315 Chestnut. Also a tour of the buildings making up the village, 11 a.m.

Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: $5. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy.

TUPPS Brewery Tours & Tastings:
12:30 and 4 p.m. 795 Anderson. 

ALL SUMMER
City Pool Hours:The City of McKinney's two outdoor pools are open for the summer. See website for hours.

 
 
 
 
 
Need help finding parking in Downtown McKinney? Click to access the web map or pick up a map at the visitors center.
 
 
 
 
 
Need overnight accommodations for yourself or out-of-town guests? McKinney offers a wide range of options. ​​Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB
at 888-649-8499 for assistance.
 
 
 
 
            
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