23rd Annual Killis Melton Ice Cream Crank-Off  (Sunday)
Bring the family and experience the pleasure of homemade ice cream. You
be the judge by helping by picking the winner! Fun family activities and
food truck-type treats will be available for purchase using tickets. Tickets for ice cream tastings, regular ice cream food, games and other family-friendly activities such as pony rides, petting zoo and more are available at the event. 11:30 a.m-2:30 p.m.at Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut. (Make sure to stop by Dixie's Store to see the World's Largest Ice Cream Freezer Collection!
 
 
 
 
Events at City of McKinney Venues/Facilities

Jammin' in June (Thursday)
Enjoy the sounds of summer at McKinney's beautiful Bonnie Wenk Park as the City of McKinney kicks off three Thursday evenings with music in the park. This week: The Trey Allen Band takes Indie rock to a new level. They blend rock, pop, country and blues into a sound that will capture
your soul! 7:30-9:30 p.m. at 2996 Virginia Pkwy. Free admission.
 
 
 
 
Book Signing at Firehouse Museum (Saturday)
The McKinney Arts Commission is bringing photographer Paul Mobley to
McKinney on Saturday, June 16th to the Fire Museum from 2-3:30p to sign copies of his book “American Firefighter.” Free to attend. Books will be available to buy when autographed ($45). 301 N. McDonald at Central Fire Station.
 
 
 
 
From the same photographer:
The Pairing Series: American Farmer (Opens Saturday, thru Aug. 11)
Paul Mobley (shown at right) is an American photographer who has traveled from remote Alaskan villages to the majestic palaces of Croatia to find the face of a thousand words. This exhibition was curated/organized by ExhibitsUSA, a program of Mid-America Arts Alliance. On display in the MPAC Gallery through Aug. 11. Free admission.
 
 
 
 
When Radio Was King!
(Saturday)
The North Texas Chapter of the American Theatre Organ Society helps the audience experience entertainment like it used to be. We had vaudeville, we had Broadway, we had cinema, but the greatest theater of all was in your living room...When Radio Was King! performed on the Mighty Wurlitzer Theater Organ by Tom Hoehn in the Courtroom Theater, 7:30-10 p.m. Tickets $5-14.
 
 
 
 
The Tiny Art Show
(Friday-Saturday)
Don’t miss this unique, lighthearted gallery showing of tiny works of art. Join the show by creating your own tiny work of art to be displayed. (Tiny art supplies provided.) Tiny snacks provided too! Curated by Wendolin Mercado. 6-9 p.m. both days. At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee.
 
 
 
 
At The Sanctuary Music & Events
6633 Virginia Parkway in Adriatica
Bar and food service will be available.


Monte Montgomery Live in Concert (Friday)
Monte Montgomery performs with special guests Nick Knirk and Michael Horne of the stage are $200 per table. Admission ranges from $15-200; tickets available online.  Tickets on the upstairs balcony are $15 each. 8-11;30 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m.
 
 
 
Josh Smith Live in Concert
(Saturday)
The Guitar Sanctuary and Two-Rock Amplifiers are proud to present Josh
Smith with special guest The Quinten Hope Band. Tickets are $10-125 and
are available online.
 
 
 
 
 
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Check museum website for hours/rates. 

Nature Storytime (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. 

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden (now open)
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators. The butterfly house includes native species, which vary by season and what is available from suppliers. The garden is filled with host plants that naturally attract butterflies. Open during normal hours. Included in general admission.

Third Saturday Nature Talks (Saturday)
These monthly events cover an assortment of natural science topics that vary each month. See the Heard website for scheduled topics and talk
descriptions. Many of the programs include an outside component; dress
appropriately. 9:30-10:30 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  The Bad #7s Unplugged (Thur.); Justin Tipton (Fri.); Mark Sena & Friends (Sat.).
The Celt:  Go Solo (Fri.); Clandestine at 4 p.m., and Slugger's Rule at 8 p.m. (Sat.); Harber Row at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. and Parker Hernandez at 6:30 p.m.(Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Aaron Flores (Fri.); Joey Love (shown, Sat.) 
Hank's Texas Grill: Jake Pyeatt Band (Thur.); Kyle Park featuring Dillon Myers (Fri.); John David Kent featuring Marfa Lights (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Live Music (Friday-Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Eric Erickson (Thur.); Clay Mobley (Fri.); Mark Alan (Sat.); Anthony Lee & Marina (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Buzz Andrews (Thur.); Joe Levine (Fri.); Tyler Taylor (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
TUPPS Brewery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Earshot Trio (Thur.); The 3 Amigos (Fri.); Acoustically Speaking (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
 
 
 
 
Need an idea for spending Father's Day in McKinney? Check our list of things to do! (New ideas added this week.)
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
World War I Exhibit: This exhibit honors 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. 

FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Third Monday Trade Days: Shop for sports merchandise, fire pits, birdhouses, leather holsters, cell phone access, hand-turned pens, golf equipment, boots, custom vinyl stickers, outdoor furniture, antiques, collectibles, and much more. You're sure to find that special gift for Dad ... and something for yourself. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. Parking is $5 before 3 p.m. Sat.-Sun. 4550 W. University.

SATURDAY
Chestnut Square Historic Village: 315 Chestnut. Tour the buildings, 11 a.m. 

Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon in the parking lot between Kentucky and Tennessee at Hunt.

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.

Jazz on the Porch: Hear live jazz performances from local performers. At the Heard-Craig House, located at Church and Hunt Streets. Cost is $5 which goes to the various bands and jazz singers. 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

At TUPPS Brewery,
721 Anderson
Saturday: Open at 11 a.m. Free tour at 12:30. Music by Josh Osgood, 1-4 p.m. Hot Potato Food Truck. 721 Anderson.

Sunday: Father's Day Beer & Donut Pairing. The Donut Kitchen will bring a variety of donuts to pair with TUPPS beer. Noon-4 p.m. Tickets are available online; $15 per pairing.


At Myers Park & Event Center,
7117 CR 166
McKinney FFA Livestock Show (Saturday) in the show barn. 469-742-5751.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hop On or Call
469-733-DASH (3274) 
 
 
 
 
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