Above: Music Under the Stars at Wales Manor
 
 
 
 
(Saturday)
Join McKinney artists Jon Christopher Davis along with Crystal and Will Yates for a night of wonderful music on the outdoor stage at Wales Manor Vineyard and Winery. Bring a picnic basket or order a pizza from the winery's wood-fired grill. No outside beverages please as these will be available for purchase. Admission is $15 at the gate. Gate opens at 4:30 p.m.; show starts at 6 p.m. It'll be a Thanksgiving concert, so gather your friends & family, mark the date, and let's toast the beginning of the holiday season together in Americana style! 4488 CR 408.
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
This upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor market comes to McKinney just in time for holiday gift giving and decorating. It features original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings and a little more. At Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR. 166 Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Early buying event is Friday ($10) and allows admission the other two days. Individual admission on Saturday and Sunday is $5 each day. Children under 12 admitted free. Cash only at the gate. 
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday)
TUPPs Brewery hosts the first annual chili cook-off benefiting two McKinney non-profits: The Werx Foundation and the Love Life Foundation. The Maylee Thomas Band will perform and a bounce house and innovation station will be set up in the kids area. Tickets are $20 (adult includes mug, one beer and chili), $15 (adult, soft drink or water, and chili), and $5 (kids, water or soft drink and chili). 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 7:30 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
The McKinney Young Actors Guild presents a double feature of two terrifyingly hilarious zombie plays. In the McKinney Performing Arts Center Courtroom Theater, 111 N. Tennessee. $12 for adults/seniors; $8 for children/students; $6 for YAG members. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2:30 p.m. matinees on Saturday-Sunday.
 
 
 
 
 
(Open thru Feb. 21)
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and eight new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Museum nature trails. Included in admission to the museum. Also on the sanctuary grounds: picnic area, pioneer village and Animals of the World Exhibit; more exhibits indoors. Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566​.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Texas Flood (Fri.); Eric Mathews Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Aaron Burton (Thur.); Celtic Cowboys (Fri.); Jigsaw; Innisfall,10 a.m., Times Irish Music Session, 3 p.m.  (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Sawman (Thur.); Midnight River Choir (shown, Fri.); Paul Thorn (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Steve Rose (Thur.-Fri.); Nelson Miller (Sat.); Suburban Jazztet (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Wyatt Diamant (Thur.); Tony Bakly (Fri.); Lorenzo Gonzales (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Shane Frame (Thur.); Mick Tinsley Trio (Fri.);  Joey Love Band (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Earshot Trio (Thur.); Sabrina Taylor (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.​ 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALSO THIS WEEKEND:

ONGOING
VIP Santa Photos (thru Dec. 23) These by appointment only photos are offered by Juan Carlos. Call 972-837-5681 to make an appointment.

FRIDAY
Latin Dancing: Bien Salsa, 9 p.m.-midnight. 119 W. Virginia.

SATURDAY
Farmers Market: Last of weekly markets for the season. From 8 a.m.-noon, Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut.

Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: $5. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy. 
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New merchandise & Christmas ornaments now available !
MCVB Visitors Center, 
200 W. Virginia 
 
 
 
                              
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