At the HEARD NATURAL SCIENCE MUSEUM & WILDLIFE SANCTUARY | 1 Nature Place

Winter Mini Camp

Thursday | 1-3:30 p.m. | $18-22
Looking for something fun for your kids to do during the winter break? The mini camp explores various topics and includes indoor and outdoor activities. Camp may also include a take-home project! Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Ages 5-18.  Members, $18; non-members, $22. (Photo: @monalynn_5k)

Dinosaurs Live
Thru Feb. 18 | Included with general admission
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine other life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trails. The exhibit gives families a fun, educational activity to enjoy together, and makes for great photos. Play area dinos are available as well as an outdoor fossil dig. Some trails are jogger-stroller friendly. (Photo: @saracthomas)

Also included with museum admission: Nature Story Time, Friday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

Kids Mini Painting Camps
Thursday-Friday | 1-3:30 p.m.| 3201 Hardin Blvd. | Ages 6-12 | $40 per camp 
Encourage the kids to embrace their inner artists during mini camp at Painting with a Twist McKinney. Mini camps include a paint a project and snacks. Thursday's project is a colorful wood pallet while Friday's projects allows kids to paint the monster of their choice (select from four options). Register online.

Other Events This Weekend

Live Music This Weekend

Thursday-Sunday | Times vary | Multiple locations in McKinney

  • Cadillac Pizza Pub: The Superkings (Fri.); Joey Love Band (Sat.)
  • The Celt Irish Pub: String Theory (Thur.); Glen McLaughlin Trio (Fri.); Travelin Jed (Sat.); Irish Youth, 11 a.m.; Irish Music Session, 3 p.m; Ken & Cathy, 6:30 p.m. (Sun.)
  • E.J. Wills Gastropub: Layne Elizabeth (Fri.)
  • Hank's Texas Grill: Metal Shop Dallas (Fri.); Bart Crow (Sat.)
  • Landon Winery: Beth Mason (Fri.); Shane Frame (Sat.)
  • Lone Star Wine Cellars: Jack Supan (Thur.); Duke & Daisy (Fri.); Davis & Rose (Sat.); Ellen & Dean (Sun.)
  • McKinney Coffee Company: Alexa B Heart (Sat.)
  • The Pub McKinney: Afterlight (Thur.); Junior Clark (Fri.); Beth Mason featuring Shane Frame (Sat.)
  • Rick's Chophouse: Shane Frame (Thur.); Mark Sena & Friends (Fri.); Razzmatazz Band (Sat.)
  • TUPPS Brewery: Ken & Cathy (Thur.); Josh Osgood at 1 p.m., Wyatt & the Harbingers at 7 p.m.
  • Zin Zen Wine Bistro: TBA Music (Thur.); Shane Frame featuring Beth Mason & Dennis Richards (Fri); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)  

The Superkings

 
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Travelin Jed

 
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Duke & Daisy

 
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