Above: Hoola hooping in the park
At TUPPS Brewery,
721 Anderson

Trivia Night at TUPPS (Thursday)
Test your knowledge and win raffle prizes, as well as prizes for best team name and first place team in the trivia contest. Free entry. Contestants must be 21 years or older. Limit of six people per team. Food truck will be on-site. Parking available along Anderson St. Event hosted by the McKinney Public Libraries. 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Girl Scout Cookie and Beer Pairing (shown, Saturday): For $15 per pairing, receive five (5-ounce) beer tasters paired with two cookies per beer. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
At The Sanctuary Music & Events
6633 Virginia Pkwy.
Doors open at 7 p.m.;
shows start at 8 p.m.

An Evening with Eddie Trunk (shown, Thursday)
Join The Guitar Sanctuary for a special evening with Eddie Trunk. Eddie will tell stories from his more than 35 years in rock radio and television, as well as host a Question and Answer session, and take questions from the audience for his famous "Stump The Trunk!" segment from his hit VH1 Classic show "That Metal Show". Tickets for the event are $20 and include FREE beer from McKinney's TUPPS Brewery. (The Event itself is all ages, but must be 21 or older to have a beer.)  8-10 p.m.

Comedy at the Sanctuary (Saturday)
The Almost Legendary Improv Jam is back, blending improv and musical comedy, performed by DFW's most seasoned Improv group, each interactive performance is based on audience suggestion. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door with a two-drink minimum.
City Parks & Recreation Events
Rainy weather caused this event to be postponed last week. Check the city website for any updates about this weekend.

Neighborhood Night at the Movies
(Friday,  rescheduled from last week)
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a family-friendly movie - Beauty and the Beast (PG) - under the stars! Free. Serenity Park, 6701 Berkshire Rd. Movie starts at dusk, around 8:15 p.m.
The Morning Maniacs host their monthly gathering of vintage cars around McKinney's downtown square. 7:30-10:30 a.m. Free

Cadillac Pizza:  Quinten Hope Unplugged (Thur.); Mark Sena's Funk Machine (Fri.); Danni & Kris (Sat.).
The Celt:  After5 Band (Fri.); The Tom Loris Conspiracy (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Dempsey's Place: Josh Osgood (Fri.); Live DJ (Sat.)
Eclair Bistro: The Gypsy Playboys (Fri.); David Dominguez (Sat.)
End Zone McKinney: Karaoke Dreams (Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Saints Eleven (Thur.); Mark McKinney featuring Sarah Hobbs (Fri.); Jason Eady featuring Austin Meade (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Martyn Lucas (Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Robin Willis (Thur.); Duane Bates (Fri.); Greg Hargrove (Sat.)
The Pub: Christopher Mills (Thur.); David Christian (Fri.)
Landon's Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Ed McMahon (Thur.); Missing 3 (Fri.); Buzz Andrews (Sat.)
TUPPS BreweryVery Old Ships, 7-10 p.m. (Fri.); Rory Payne Band 1-4 p.m. and Andrew James 7-10 p.m. (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Acoustically Speaking (Thur.); Nickel & Dime (Fri.); Secret Agent Men (shown, Sat.)
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.​
DASH travels from remote parking lots to bring guests to the square or to help them get from one location to another.
Best of all, a ride on DASH is free.

Check out our blog for links to a number of Easter-related events taking this weekend!


This exhibit continues into 2018, honoring men from Collin County who served 100 years ago. IPads provide interactive experience. Collin County History Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

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

TUPPS Brewery: Open at 11 a.m. Free tour at 12:30. Live music from 1-4 p.m.721 Anderson. (See details at left.)

Franconia Brewing Tour:  Celebrating 10 years in McKinney! 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Just $5 for samples of all beers on tap as well as a tour of the facility. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

on the Square, 213 E. Louisiana. Call 469-919-2433 to make reservations. $39/person. 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Tapas From Spain: Learn to make an array of small Spanish savory dishes, then ENJOY!

At the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place,  972-562-5566. 
Nature Story Time (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. Included in museum admission.

Zip Line Day (Saturday) 
Guests climb a 23-ft tree to our zip platform then proceed to a 487ft Zip line. One ticket ($12 each) for each time you travel down the zip line. 1-4 p.m.

At Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166
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