Above: Historic Downtown McKinney
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
​Classics on the Square (Saturday)
The Morning Maniacs host this vintage car show the last Saturday of each month. 7:30-10:30 a.m. around the McKinney Performing Arts Center in the center of the downtown square. Free.
 
 
 
 
(Saturday)
Grab your hula skirt and beach ball for a fun-filled evening complete with limbo, leis and lots of fun! Features include a water slide, inflatables, sidewalk chalk contest, hula hoop contest, music, games and more. At Juanita Maxfield Aquatic Center, 1701 N. McDonald. 5:30-8:30 p.m. 972-542-9718. All ages welcome. $2, ages 3-9; $3, ages 10+. Free for ages 2 and under.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); The Joey Love Band (Fri.); The Chris Watson Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Innisfall (Thur.); Five Second Rule (Fri.); Jed Marum & Michael William Harrison (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m.; TIMES Irish Music Session, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: John Baumann (Thur.); Cody Bryan (Fri.); Josh Grider (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Mike Allyn (Thur.(; Dove Creek Duo (Fri.); Tommy Williams (Sat.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Tony Bakly (Fri.); Ian Dickson (Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Eric Erickson (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: John Griffin (Fri.); Jon Christopher Davis (shown, Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Zack King Band Unplugged (Thur.); Nick & The Nighthawks (Fri.); Reigning Nickels (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
For more city events information, check the online calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Art & Jewelry Classes
Two shops in downtown McKinney are hosting adult DIY workshops this week - on July 23 & 27. Details and registration info can be found online. Another class this week is Jewelry Making Madness at Walls of Clay, also at 211 N. Kentucky in downtown McKinney. Attendees will sculpt clay, design glass pendants and paint a ceramic box (see photo above). 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 972-547-4472 to reserve a seat in the class.
 
 
 
 
ALSO THIS WEEKEND:
ONGOING
Downtown Explorers Club (Through Aug. 8) McKinney Main Street and the City of McKinney invite children of all ages to explore, complete activities and earn badges. FREE club kits (see image above) are available at the McKinney Performing Arts Center and the McKinney CVB Visitors Center. Find details online.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit: (shown above) Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 11a.m.-4p.m. Also open Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.

SATURDAY
Franconia Brewery Tour:
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Tour the brewery & sample the brew. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

Farmers Market: From 8 a.m.-noon, Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut.

Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music.

​​Butterfly Talk: Survival Strategies: Learn about different techniques used by butterflies to stay alive. Geared toward adults and kids 10 and up. Included in general admission and free for members; no pre-registration required. 10-11 a.m. at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Wine Tastings & Tour: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery, 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane. 3 p.m.
 
 
 
                              
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