Above: LAST WEEKEND of Dinosaurs Live at The Heard Museum
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
Hunt for that special find at one of the largest flea markets in North Texas. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Parking is free on Friday and $5 before 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 4550 W. University.
 
 
 
 
 
At The Sanctuary Music & Events Center, 6633 Virginia in Adriatica.

The Guitar Sanctuary presents a special double bill with Davy Knowles and the Zack King Band. Doors open at 7 p.m. VIP Tables with seating for four directly in front of the stage are $100 per table. Downstairs Seating is $20. General admission (standing room only on the balcony) is $10. 8-11:30 p.m. at The Sanctuary Music & Events, 6633 Virginia in Adriatica.
 
 
 
 
 
At the McKinney Performing
Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee

30 Reasons Not to Be in a Play
(Friday-Sunday)
Why should you be in a play? Well, let's give you 30 reasons why you shouldn't be in one! Presented by McKinney Young Actors Guild. General admission is are $12, adults; $8, students; $6 YAG members. Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
At TUPPS Brewery,
721 Anderson


Open Mic Night (Thursday)
Come listen to some great hidden gems at our open mic night! Want to play? Show up, ask for Bo, and get your name added to the playlist. 6-8 p.m.

Festival of Darkness (Saturday)
For one day only, TUPPS is bringing back ALL your favorite dark beers we created in 2017 (and some new ones)! To see what's on tap, check the TUPPS website. Also Arete Gourmet Sliders food truck will be onsite with brewery tour at 12:30 p.m. Music by Rory Payne & Good Field, 7-10 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
At the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Check museum website for hours/rates.

Dinosaurs Live! (LAST WEEKEND! 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. Photo courtesy of Plano Profile.)

Nature Story Time (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. Included in museum admission.
 
 
 
 
 
Liquid Therapy: A Group Show
(Friday-Saturday)
Liquid Therapy, a place where women, watercolor and wine converge to create and solve the world’s problems through water media. The works explore interpretations of techniques and topics. Deb Worrell Hernandez, Ramey Vogel, Mercedes Via, Marianna Hunt, Judy Osentowski, Carol Williams, Lynda Kingsley (shown), Sangeeta Pai, Nancy Alexander. 6-9 p.m. at The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  Bruce LaBarge Unplugged (Thur.); MOJO Filter (Fri.); The 8Tracks Band (Sat.).
The Celt:  Traidisiun (shown, Thur.); Seamus Stout (Fri.); The Gypsy Playboys (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: The 3 Amigos (Fri.); Anthony & Marina (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill:  Taylor Young & Brian Lambert (Thur.); Dustin Perkins (Fri.); Jackson Taylor (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Martyn Lucas (Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Live music (Thur.-Sun.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Buzz Andrews (Thur.); Mick Tinsley Trio (Fri.); Jon Christopher Davis (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Acoustically Speaking (Thur.); Missing 3 (Fri.); Darwin Martin (Fri.)
 
 
 
 
 
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 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 admission.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

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. Live music from 1-4 p.m.721 Anderson.


At Myers Park, 7117 CR 166
Greater Collin Kennel Club Dog Show
(Friday): In the show barn, 972-875-9883.


Collin County Master Gardeners Spring into Vegetable Gardening  (Saturday): at The Landing. 7 a.m.-5 p.m. 972-548-4232.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
In downtown McKinney, hop on or call 
469-733-DASH (3274)
 
 
 
 
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