Above: Towne Lake Park
Concerts at The Sanctuary
Music & Events
6633 Virginia in Adriatica.

Andy Timmons Live at the Sanctuary (Friday) The Guitar Sanctuary welcomes back The Andy Timmons Band live on Friday at 8 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) VIP Tables with seating for four directly in front of the stage are $200 per table. Downstairs seats (first come, first served) are $35 each. General admission (standing room only) is $15 each. Bar and food service available for purchase.
The Wayfaring Strangers House Concert (Saturday)
The Guitar Sanctuary hosts a special limited-seating house concert event with Maylee Thomas, Jon Christopher Davis, Grady Yates, and Will and Crystal Yates. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.; doors open at 6:30 p.m. to visit with the artists, friends, and to choose a seat. Tickets/donations are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. VIP Tables up front (seating for four) are $150. This is a BYOB event; beer & wine only please. Water and tea will be provided.
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Check museum website for hours/rates.
Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. 

Dinosaurs Live! (Through Feb. 18) 
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Museum’s nature trails at the 12th annual Dinosaurs Live! Photo op and play area dinosaurs available too. The dinosaur trail is jogging stroller friendly. Included with admission. (The dinosaurs won't be turned on when the temperature is below 45 degrees.)
The local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is looking for volunteers from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to help remove wreaths from Veteran and POW grave sites at Pecan Grove Cemetery and Ross Cemetery, both located at the corner of Eldorado and McDonald/Hwy 5. Both cemeteries were part of the Wreaths Across America event that took place in December. Gloves are recommended. Wreaths will be composted.
Cadillac Pizza:  The Big Gus Trio Unplugged (Thur.); Quinten Hope Band (Fri.), Wanda King Band (Sat.).
The Celt:  String Theory (Thur.); Bodarks (Fri.); Danny & Kris (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Anthony & Marina (Fri.); Nick Knirk (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Metal Shop, $10-15 (shown, Fri.); Thrown, $10-15 (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Live Music (Friday-Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Randy Willis (Thur.); Ryan Rhynes (Fri.); Whiskey Holler (Sat.); Shelby Ballenger (Sun.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Live Music TBA (Thur.-Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Earshot Trio (Thur.); The Missing 3 (Fri.); Darwin Martin (Sat.)
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.​
McKinney JDW Cotillion Registration (Thursday thru Feb. 1). Check the calendar at the link above for details.

World War I Exhibit: This exhibit continues into 2018, honoring Colling County men who served 100 years ago. IPads provide interactive experience. Collin County History Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

Chestnut Square Historic Village: 315 Chestnut. Tour the buildings, 11 a.m.

Franconia Brewing Tour: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Just $5 for samples of all beers on tap as well as a tour of this "green" facility. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

TUPPS Brewery: Open at 11 a.m. Free tour at 12:30. Food trucks this weekend are Arete Gourmet Sliders (Fri.) and Mamitas (Sat.) 721 Anderson.

Nritya Shiksha: Charity event - Dance for Education. Tickets are $10. 5:30-8:30 p.m. At the McKinney Performing Arts Center Courtroom Theater, 111 N. Tennessee.​​​​​​​

Myers Park Events
7117 CR 166
Collin County Jr Livestock Show (Sunday) Show Barn and stall barn. 972-679-4749.​​​​​​​