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Magic/Mind Reading Show
(Thursday)
Unlock your imagination at a classic Escape Experiences and Magic and Mind Reading Show featuring Anthony Dempsey. This event is perfect for a date night or gathering with friends. Grab a babysitter and get ready for a memorable night of immersive entertainment and fun! Book online at or call 469-712-6837. Spots are limited. $45 per person. 5:45-8 p.m. North Texas Escape Rooms, 1717 W. University, #403.
 
 
 
 
Events at City of McKinney Venues/Facilities

Jammin' in June (Thursday)
Enjoy the sounds of summer at McKinney's beautiful Bonnie Wenk Park as the City of McKinney continues its summer music in the park concert season.  This week: Below the Radar plays a wide variety of music ranging from rock to country from yesterday and today. 7:30-9:30 p.m. at 2996 Virginia Pkwy. Free admission.
 
 
 
 
The Pairing Series: American Farmer (Thru Aug. 11)
Paul Mobley (shown at right) is an American photographer who has traveled from remote Alaskan villages to the majestic palaces of Croatia to find the face of a thousand words. This exhibition was curated/organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance. On display in the MPAC Gallery through Aug. 11. Free admission.
 
 
 
 
Alex and Sandy Forbes love to interpret life events in oil paintings. This exhibit of their recent works offers their versions of what summertime should be about. Free and open to the public Friday and Saturday, 5-9 p.m. At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee.
 
 
 
 
Free Yoga at TUPPS Brewery
(Saturday)
North Texas Yoga hosts a monthly FREE class inside the Brewery. This all-levels class is perfect for all ages. Stay after and enjoy one of 10 different TUPPS beers or a pint of Kombucha. Bring your mat! 721 Anderson. 9-10 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Check museum website for hours/rates. 

Nature Storytime (Friday)
This weekly storytime focuses on nature-related stories to engage children in learning and the appreciation and care of nature. 10:30-11 a.m. 

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden (shown, now open)
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. The garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract butterflies. Open during normal hours. Included in general admission.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  Homestead Underground Unplugged (Thur.); Broken Code (Fri.); Maylee Thomas Band (shown, Sat.).
The Celt:  Tradasium (Thur.); What? (Fri.); 5-Second Rule (Sat.); Plectra at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. and Ken & Cathy at 6:30 p.m.(Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Nick Knirk (Fri.); The Gypsy Playboys (Sat.) 
Hank's Texas Grill: Bent Creek (Thur.); Zac Wilkerson featuring Wasetta Switch (Fri.); Deryl Dodd featuring Brent Alexander (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Live Music (Friday-Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Harber Row (Thur.); Josh Jaccard (Fri.); Whisley Holler (Sat.); Sarah Copus (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Shane Frame (Thur.); Razzmatazz (Fri.); Marc Sena (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
TUPPS Brewery: Jon Christopher Davis, 7-10 p.m. with $15 cover (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Tyler Taylor (Thur.); Sabrina Taylor (Fri.); Luquan Rashada (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
World War I Exhibit: This exhibit honors Collin 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. 

THURSDAY
Celebrate the official grand opening of McKinney's newest bed and breakfast at 4:30 p.m. on Thursday. Located at 215 N. Waddill (at Hunt). 

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

Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon in the parking lot between Kentucky and Tennessee at Hunt.

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.

At TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson
- Thursday: Open Mic, 6-8 p.m.
- Friday: Comedy Night with six comedians, Chicago Taste food truck, no cover. 7-10 p.m.
- Saturday: Free yoga/craft beer, 9 a.m.; tour, 12:30 p.m.; music, 1-4 p.m.; Concert: Jon Christopher Davis, 7-10 p.m., $15 cover.


At Myers Park & Event Center,
7117 CR 166
Morgan Horse Club Horse Show (Sunday) in the show barn.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hop On or Call
469-733-DASH (3274) 
 
 
 
 
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