Above: Wish 100 Cycle Race in McKinney on Saturday
 
 
 
 
Wish 100 Bicycle Rally 2015 
(Saturday) The Make-A-Wish Foundation® of North Texas in partnership with the City of McKinney, McKinney Velo and Matrix Cycling is proud to announce the Wish 100. This 60-mile ride through McKinney and surrounding communities once again brings cycling enthusiasts from North Texas together to raise funds to help make wishes come true for children battling life-threatening medical conditions. The 7:30 a.m. race starts and ends in historic downtown McKinney.
 
 
 
 
​Chris Duarte Concert (Saturday)
The Guitar Sanctuary is proud to presents Chris Duarte Live at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center Saturday, 6633 Virginia. Special guests will be The Maylee Thomas Band. Doors open at 7 p.m.; concert at 8 p.m. VIP tables are available for purchase with seating for four directly in front of the stage at $150 per table. Reserved seats downstairs are $20. General admission (Standing Room Only) is $10. Get tickets online.
 
 
 
 
At the Heard Natural Science
Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566

Dinosaurs Live! (Open thru Feb. 21)
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and eight new life-size animatronic 
dinosaurs along the Heard Museum's nature trails. Included in admission to the museum and includes both robotic dinos and play models for climbing.

​Ropes Course Adventure Day (Saturday)
Individuals and small groups (comprised of nine or less persons) are welcome to participate in our pre-scheduled Adventure Days. Reservations are required; make them
online. 1-4 p.m.
 
 
 
Beginning Metal Clay Jewelry Class
(Friday) Learn to create in fine silver using metal clay. In this class, you will learn the basic techniques of metal clay. Create a personalized pendant, using CZs and wear it home. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Class fee $125 includes 10g art clay silver. Call 469-406-7704 to reserve a seat in the class.
 
 
 
2015 Brew-HaHa Comedy Series
(Friday)
TUPPS Brewery hosts its second year mashing up craft beer and stand-up comedy. With ticket purchase, guests receive a limited edition pint glass, a brewery tour, Brew-HaHa & sponsor swag, three craft beers, and a comedy show from the top comedians in Dallas/Ft. Worth. $20 in advance (
available online) and $25 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m., brewery tour at 7:30 p.m., show seating at 8 p.m. and showtime at 8:30 p.m. DFW's best food trucks will also be on-site. 721 Anderson St. at the south side of the Cotton Mill.
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Rebel Rouser (Fri.); Buster Brown Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Michael William Harrison - American Roots & Celtic (Thur.); Josh/Rory - Classic Rock & Blues (Fri.); Rhythm & Beards - Country (shown, Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m. and Times Irish Music Session, 3 p.m.  (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Chuck Ligon (Thur.); Uncle Lucius (Fri.); John David Kent (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Aaron Burton (Thur.); TBA (Fri.); Steve Rose (Sat.); Suburban Jazztet (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Wyatt Diamant (Thur., wine room); Lou Harlas & Kelly Durbin, dining room, and Tony Bakly, wine bar (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Live Music (Thur.-Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Live Music TBA (Thur.); Shane Frame (Fri.); Chant Duplantier  (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For more about events in McKinney, check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or tollfree at 888-649-8499.​ 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fall is underway and the McKinney calendar is packed with fun activities for all ages
 
 
 
 
 
ALSO THIS WEEKEND:

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit: Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Also Tues.-Wed., 1-4 p.m.

FRIDAY
Latin Dancing: Bien Salsa on Fridays, 9 p.m.-midnight. 119 W. Virginia in downtown McKinney.

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

Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: Enjoy an entertaining, informative tour of this environmentally friendly brewery. Tour and tastings of several varieties is $5. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy. 
Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music. (Also open Wedesday-Friday.) 

The Parlor Piano Hour: 
Filter(ed) Coffee showcases music from the golden ages of piano music and the life and times of its composers. Continuing this week, enjoy timeless compositions of Scott Joplin, "The King of Ragtime Music." 218 E. Louisiana. 1-2:30 p.m. Free admission.

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

 
 
 
 
DFW English Springer Spaniel Association Dog Show (Friday-Sunday) At the Myers Park Show Barn. Free  the public. All day. At Myers Park, 7117 CR 166.
 
 
 
 
Show your hometown pride or grab a souvenir in the 
MCVB Visitors Center, 200 W. Virginia in downtown McKinney
 
 
 
 
                              
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