Above: The wetlands habitat at the Heard Museum   
 
 
 
 
Four Funny Females: Laugh Your SPANX Off (Saturday)
The Four Funny Females kick off their 12th anniversary tour with 90 minutes of hilarious award winning (clean) stand-up comedy featuring an all-female cast: Jan Norton, Sherry Belle, Laura Bartlett, and Linda Stogner, an Emmy award winning filmmaker and 2014 Funniest Comic in Texas Winner. Dallas Observer says "The four comedians' humor, however, is very accessible to men and women as each plays a different role in the troupe. General admission is $22. 8-9:30 p.m. at the McKinney Performing Arts Center Courtroom Theater, 111 N. Tennessee.
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday)
The Guitar Sanctuary welcoems back Eric Gales and special guests the Adam Nanez Band to The Sanctuary Music & Events. VIP Tables with seating for four directly in front of the stage are $200 per table. Downstairs Seats (first come, first served) are $25 each. General admission (standing room only) tickets on the upstairs balcony are $15 each. Standard bar andfood service available. 8-11:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.) 6633 Virginia in Adriatica.
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
One of the largest flea markets in North Texas features more than 450 vendors. Festival food available. Free admission; parking is $5 on Saturday and Sunday before 3 p.m. 4550 W. University. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 
 
 
 
 
 
In My Mind's Eye: Paintings by Jesús Moreno  (Friday-Saturday)
Jesús Moreno will be showing a variety of pieces - abstracts, landscapes and watercolors. As an artist, illustrator and photographer, Jesús Moreno uses his creative mindset to present a unique view in all his work. At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee. Friday, 5-9 p.m., and Saturday, 4-10 p.m. Free.
 
 
 
 
 
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.) 

Second Saturday Bird Walk (Saturday)
Walks begin promptly at 8 a.m. and last 1.5 hours (with optional extended time if some participants are interested). If you come a few minutes late, the group may have already started their walk. Walks are included in regular admission. These bird walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. There will also be plenty of opportunity for questions. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included in these walks.
 
 
 
 
 
Goat Yoga at TUPPS Brewery (Sunday)
Enjoy an hour of Lone Star Goat Yoga followed by another hour of chillin' with the goats. While we do charge for the Yoga session, playtime with the goats is open for all to enjoy, so bring your families and friends to enjoy the goats and some of the tasty craft beers from the TUPPS Brewmasters. The goats used for these yoga sessions are all bottle raised and people friendly, and are pets from the Lone Star Ranch & Rescue, a regional non-profit organization that rescues, rehabilitates, and rehomes horses and other farm animals. $28.45 for yoga session ($12.61 for ages 16 and under). 721 Anderson.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  Kylie Rae Harris Unplugged (Thur.);Ron Taylor & Darrin DeLatte (Fri.), Sonic Moonshine (Sat.).
The Celt:  Whiskey Hollar (shown, Fri.); What? (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Joey Love (Fri.); David Dominguez (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: The Purdon Brothers (Thur.); Roger Creager (Fri.); 1100 Strings (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Live Music (Friday-Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Robin Lore (Thur.); Double Down (Fri.-Sat.); Tradisium (Sat.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Tim Georgeff (Thur.); 4-Way Street Band (Fri.); Tyla Taylor (Sun.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Guitar Sanctuary Showcase (Thur.); Shane Frame (Fri.); Acoustically Speaking (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 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.

SATURDAY
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 7 Sisters Food Truck and live music by Josh Osgood (1-4 p.m.) at 721 Anderson.

Children's Book Signing: Author Jennifer Strain will be at Half Price Books to sign and sell books for her release of a new children's chapter book series called "The Forgotten Lands."  1-3 p.m. at 3190 S. Central Epy.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wave & Hop On
the Downtown McKinney DASH
or call
469-733-DASH (3274)
 
 
 
 
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