Above: Butterfly Garden at Heard Museum
 
 
 
 
Third Monday Trade Days
(Friday-Sunday)For back-to-school shopping, don’t miss Third Monday Trade Days. More than 450 vendors will be offering school supplies, the latest trends in clothing and accessories, as well as unique gifts and delightful home décor—all at bargain prices. To beat the heat, arrive early and enjoy shopping in the market’s air conditioned mall.8 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is free. Parking is free all day Friday and after 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday; before this time, parking is $5 per car. 4550 W. University/380. 
 
 
 
 
 
Kanyi Muraguri: A Retrospective
(Friday-Saturday)
In his first ever compilation of conceptual self-portraits, local artist Kanyi Muraguri works as his own photographer and model to create characters that address social issues in a humorous, impacting and sometimes troubling way. At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee. Friday, 6:30-9 p.m.; Saturday, 1-9 p.m. Free admission.
 
 
 
 
 
At the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee. 

(final weekend, Friday-Saturday)
McKinney Repertory Theatre presents it's annual melodrama, this year "Bad Medicine.....or Good to the Last Drop." It's a popcorn throwin' fun time in this old-fashioned melodrama complete with a heroine, hero, villain and a cast of zany townfolk! Suitable for all ages. Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2:30 p.m. Tickets are available online.
 
 
 
 
 
At TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson 
(Saturday)
In addition to live music and beer tastings, TUPPS is hosting the following events this weekend.

Second Saturday Art Show: The McKinney Creative Community is a network of local artists who share a desire to keep McKinney creative.

Please come out to shop, taste and show your support. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Brewery Collectable Show: Do you have something with the words “BEER”, “ALE”, or “MALT LIQUOR” on it? Bring it in to get it appraised! Collectors from across the country will be at TUPPS to appraise and may purchase if you choose to sell. There will also be items to purchase such as beer cans, bottles, signs, trays, bottle caps, tap handles, coasters, labels, glasses, openers, brewery advertising, pre-prohibition, mirco brew, and more! 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
972-562-5566

North Texas Butterfly House & Garden (shown, ongoing) 
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. This exhibit is open during normal museum hours and is included in general admission. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic Night (Thur.); The Bodarks (Fri.); The Rumble Kings (Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: The Selkie Girls (Thur.); Go Solo (Fri.); Slugger's Rule (Sat.); Innisfall at 10:30 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m.,Glenn McLaughlin at 6:30 p.m. (Sun.)
Delaney's Irish Pub: Live Music (Sat.)
Eclair Bistro: (upstairs lounge) Live music (Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Kaitlin Butts (Thur.); Aaron Copeland featuring Ward Davis (Fri.); 121 North (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Eric Erickson (Thur.); Tommy Williams (Fri.); Mike Allyn (Sat.); Suburban Jazztet (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Pat Peterson (Thur.); Jazz (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Ed McMahon (Thurs.); Buzz Andrews (Fri.); Tyla Taylor (Sat.)
TUPPs Brewery: Dance Club Night with Anthony Nagid (Fri.); Kirk Thurmond, 1-4 p.m., Chaz Marie and Quinton Hope, 7-10 p.m. (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Taylor Chicks (shown), Ben Garnett & Skylar Hill, hosted by Shane Frame (Thur.); Shane Frame (Fri.); Eddie Goodson (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ 
 
 
 
 
Local writer Sheri A. Bell shares her latest obsession just off McKinney's downtown square: Bay Willow Designs Hat Shop.
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE!

ONGOING
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.

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

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

THURSDAY & SATURDAY
Chestnut Square: Guided tours of the village's 10 historic buildings. Adults $7; Military, Children and Seniors $5. 315 S. Chestnut. 972-562-8790.

Also Trolley Tours of the Historic District: 10 a.m. Leaving from Chestnut Square. $10 adults; $7 children under 12 and seniors. Buy tickets online.

SATURDAY
Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon at Chestnut Square, 315 Chestnut. Also a tour of the buildings making up the village, 11 a.m.

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

TUPPS Brewery Tours & Tastings:
12:30 and 4 p.m. 795 Anderson. 

Granddaughter's Tea: Heard-Craig House. This event is sold out!

ALL SUMMER
City Pool Hours:The City of McKinney's two outdoor pools are open for the summer. See website for hours.

 
 
 
 
 
Need help finding parking in Downtown McKinney? Click to 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. ​​Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB
at 888-649-8499 for assistance.
 
 
 
 
            
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