Above: McKinney Segways at Bonnie Wenk Park
 
 
 
 
111 N. Tennessee, 214-544-2630

(Thursday-Sunday)
Join the talented actors from McKinney Youth Theatre for an evening of musical entertainment. This show takes you back into the 1920s where Millie Dillmount moves from Kansas to the Big Apple in search of a rich husband! Appropriate for all ages and lasts about 1.5 hours. Six performances over the weekend; tickets are available online.

 
 
 
At the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Special Hours Monday (Labor Day):
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden (Thru Sept. 30): Visit the butterfly house & garden then cool off inside while exploring the variety of Earth science and animal exhibits.

​Butterfly Talk-Amazing Monarchs (Monday): Discover more about our state butterfly, their migration pattern, life cycle & how you can help protect their habitat. Appeals more to adults and children 10 years and over, accompanied by an adult. Included in general admission. Registration not required. 10-11 a.m.

​Zip Line Day (Saturday): Soar through the treetops of the Heard Wildlife Sanctuary as you travel down the Ropes Course's zip line! Purchase one ticket for each time you would like to go down the zip line. Ages 8+; presented by Baylor Medical Center at McKinney Reservations Required. 1-4 p.m. $12 per ticket. 

 
 
 
Soldered Chain Bracelet (Saturday):
Learn how to create this chain by soldering this unique design into a chain bracelet, perfect for attaching charms! 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Class fee, $125; kit fee $25. At Art on the Veranda, 105 W. Louisiana. Call 469-406-7704 to reserve a spot.​
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Band of Brothers (Fri.); Highway 31 (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Whiskey Tasting with Tullamore Dew (Thur.); Aaron Burton (Fri.); Piper Jones Band (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m.; TIMES Irish Music, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Kirk Baxley (Thur.); Bart Crow Band (shown, Fri.); 121 North (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Live Music (Thur.-Sat.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Brian Bertrand (Fri.); Kelly Durbin (Sat. in Gregory's Bistro); Oan Dickson (Sat. in the wine bar)
The Lounge at Rick's: Jim Stewart (Thur.); Texas Slim (Fri.); 4-Way Street Band (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Sabrina Taylor (Thur.); Nick & the Nighthawks (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.​ The MCVB and other city offices will be closed on Monday to observe the Labor Day holiday.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Learn about this new McKinney tour company in this week's blog entry. Tours start Friday, Sept. 4. Reserve a future tour by Thursday, Sept. 3 for a discounted rate. Learn more about their park, historic and custom tours in our blog entry this week!  
 
 
 
 
 
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.

SATURDAY
Franconia Brewery Tour:
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Tour the brewery & sample the brew. 495 McKinney Pkwy. (photo shown at top of column)

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.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Wine Tastings & Tour: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery, 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane. 3 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Shop for Oktoberfest swag 
in the Made in McKinney Store,  MCVB Visitors Center,  200 W. Virginia
 
 
 
                              
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