Above: The Farmers Market at Chestnut Square is full of vibrant colors and fresh, healthy food.

Second Saturday
Enjoy music, dining and a little late night shopping on the downtown square 
the second Saturday of each month. Among the activities taking place are:

fILTER(ed) Live Second Saturday Jazz: Live Jazz styles performed by local collegiate, professional and enthusiastic musicians in a comfortable and intimate setting. 218 E. Louisiana St. 7-10 p.m.

Orisons Art & Framing Artist Exhibit Opening/Reception
This gallery will feature artists Stephen Hackley and Susie Holamon during a Second Saturday reception with wine/small bites provided. 7-10 p.m. 110 E. Louisiana. (Shown above: Stephen Hackley's "The Coming of Spring")

Stop by this art gallery at 105 W. Louisiana until 9 p.m. Saturday to see art by a collection of local artists. 

Sordid Lives (Friday-Saturday) 
As three generations of a family in a small Texas town gather for a funeral, learn the hilarious, sad, trashy truth of the "Sordid Lives." (Adult themes/language.) Presented by the McKinney Repertory Theatre. General admission is $17 ($14 seniors). Continues next weekend.

Family Symphony Sunday Movie Magic Concert (Sunday)
The Plano Symphony Orchestra presents “Movie Magic” with Le Theatre De Marionette puppeteers from Geppetto’s Marionette Theater to provide a fun-filled afternoon of family entertainment.The concert features an ensemble that showcases each of the four instrument families—woodwinds, brass, strings and percussion, performing popular songs from several favorite movies. Instrument Petting Zoo starts at 2:15 p.m. with the concert from 3-4 p.m. $8 in advance, $10 at the door.
Model T-ea Party & Open House (Saturday) Celebrate the 105th year of the Model T at the Collin County Farm Museum with free rides and cupcakes, rural heritage demonstrations and door prizes. Guests are invited to bring a picnic lunch for this family outing. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Myers Park, 7117 CR 166, 972-548-4792.
David Grissom Live at the Sanctuary (Friday)
The Guitar Sanctuary presents David Grissom in concert at 8 p.m. Doors open 
at 7 p.m. VIP Tables with seating for four directly in front of the stage 
are $150 per table. Reserved seats downstairs are $25. General admission (standing room only) on the main floor and balcony are $15. The Sanctuary Music & Events Center, 6633 Virginia. 972-540-6420.
2nd Saturday Bird Walk (Saturday)
These walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. Reservations are not required, but please arrive on time. Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place. Included with museum admission; no additional fee for walk. 8-9 a.m.
Big Band Dance (Thursday)
Boyd High School features the Boyd Jazz Ensemble with special vocalists from The 11:46 Boyd Jazz Project. Tickets are $10 (dessert included) from BoydBand.com. Performance will be recorded with CDs on presale. Click photo to see a video of the band in action.
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Jake Glenn Tribe (Fri.); Chris Watson Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Innisfall, upstairs; Psychic Night, downstairs (Thur.); Go Solo (Fri.); String Theory & Skuggers Rule (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m., Times Irish Music Session, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Primal Groove (Thur.); Charlie Robison (Fri.); Tyler Rogers Band (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:  Lenno Summers (Thur.); Tommy Williams (Fri.); Mike Allyn & Tommy Williams (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sat.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Tony D. Bakly (Fri.); Lou Harlas & Kelly Durbin in The Reserve, Faith & Rye in the Wine Bar (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Pat Peterson (Thur.); Jazz (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Ed McMahon (Thur.); John Griffin (Fri.); Tyla Taylor (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Guitar Sanctuary Showcase (Thur.); Shane Frame (Fri.); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ 
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An Early Texas Exhibit: The Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. Artifacts of Collin McKinney's home and life. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $7.50; Senior/Vets: $5; Children: $3.

Heard-Craig House: Tours on Thursdays. $5, ages 4-under free. 205 W. Hunt. 1 p.m. 

Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m. in at Adriatica.

Chestnut Square: Guided tours of the village's 10 historic buildings. Adults $7; Military, Children and Seniors $5. 305 S. McDonald. 972-562-8790.

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

Tour of Historic Homes: Walk through the homes making up Chestnut Square. 11 a.m.

Experience the historic district in downtown McKinney in a
charming trolley with a trained docent. Registration is recommended online. $10 adults; $7 children under 12, seniors/military. Trolley picks up at Delaney House. 10 a.m.

Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. Brewery open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music. 2nd Saturday Art in the Brewery, too!

Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: $5. 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy.

Cooper Sprint Triathlon May 2016: Cooper Fitness Center at Craig Ranch presents its Sprint Triathlon - 350 meter pool swim, 12 mile bike ride and 5K run. USAT sanctioned race. 7:30 a.m. start. 7910 Collin McKinney Pkwy. 214-383-1000.

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

St Gabriel's Permanent Sanctuary Ground Breaking: The public is invited to the official ground breaking for the church's new permanent Sanctuary. 110 St Gabriel Way. 1:30-2:30 p.m.
Need help finding parking in Downtown McKinney? Clickto access the web map or pick up a map at the visitors center.
Need overnight accommodations for yourself or out-of-town guests? McKinney offers a wide range of options, from modern hotels to quaint B&Bs.

Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB
at 888-649-8499 for assistance.
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