Shooting for the Future Sporting Clay Event (Friday)
Enjoy a fun day of shooting sporting clays while raising money to make a big impact on the future of our area kids! The 5th Annual Shooting for the Future takes place at Top Fun Ranch in Anna, with funds raised going to transportation for the Boys and Girls Club. 7 a.m.-2:30 p.m. At 11200 Sam Rayburn Hwy. 972-971-6803. Check event 
website for more information about registration.
 
 
 
 
Bradley Donaldson: Exploration of Resin Art(Friday-Saturday)
Artist Bradley Donaldson works with epoxy resins, a honey-like clear polymer liquid mixed with all types of paint. Balancing chaos with control, Bradley creates abstract paintings and art furniture without fear of this challenging medium. He explores color, texture, and abstract subjects through a mastery of techniques that he’s developed over the years. On view will be a variety of his paintings highlighting his resin art journey as well as the debut of his new “River” table series. Friday 6-9 p.m. and Saturday 3-9 p.m. at The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee St.
 
 
 
 
(Saturday)
Drum legend Terry Bozzio presents a solo musical performance on the world's largest tuned drum and percussion set at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center. VIP Tables with seating for 4 are $200 per table. Individual Seats downstairs are $35 each, while seats on the upstairs balcony are $20 each. There will be no bar or food sales for this show, so plan on having dinner beforehand, perhaps at one of the restaurants in Adriatica - Zin Zen, Cavalli's, Harry's at the Harbor, Silk Road, Gregory's, etc. There are also no photos or video allowed to be taken before, during, or after the performance. 8-11 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. 6633 Virginia Pkwy.
 
 
 
 
721 Anderson. Taproom open!

Yoga & Craft Beer: Free yoga by North Texas Yoga from 9-10 a.m. Arrive early and bring a mat to make sure you get a spot. All levels welcome. Stay for beer afterward.
 
 
 
 
Lone Star Goat Yoga (Sunday)
Enjoy an hour of Lone Star Goat Yoga followed by another hour of chillin’ with the goats. Charges apply (ticket available online, $25) for the yoga session, but playtime with the goats is open for all to enjoy, so bring your families and friends to enjoy the goats. 10 a.m.-noon.
Also Sunday at TUPPS: Cornhole Tournament, noon-6 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Check museum website for hours/rates. 

Moth Migration Project 
(Thru Sept. 30, shown)
The Moth Migration Project is a crowd-sourced collection of hand printed, drawn and cut paper moths founded by Hilary Lorenz. This collection will be exhibited in an installation along walls of the Heard exhibit halls. The featured moths will include species native to our region. 

Nature Storytime (Friday)
This weekly storytime focuses on nature-related stories to engage children in learning and the appreciation and care of nature. Included with general admission to the museum. 10:30-11 a.m. 

Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden (Open thru September)
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.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  Droo's Peach Crush Unplugged (Thur.); Danni & Kris (Fri.); Maylee Thomas Band (shown, Sat.)
The Celt:  Beyond the Pale (Fri.); Justin Pickard & The Thunderbird Winos (Sat.); Harps Accord at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Sessions at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Piano Sing Along with Karl (Thur.); David Dominguez (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Chris Colston (Thur.); Deana Carter  (Fri.); Chris Knight (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Live Music (Friday-Saturday)
Harvest Seasonal Kitchen: Mick Tinsley (Fri.); Wyatt Martin (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Tommy Williams (Thur.); Greg Hargrove (Fri.); Mike Clark (Sat.); Kyle Nova (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Lynne Cadena (Thur.); Marc Sena  (Fri.); Buzz Andrews (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
TUPPS Brewery: Rory Payne, 7-10 pm. (Fri., no cover charge); Josh Osgood, 1-4 p.m., and TBD Band, 7-10 p.m. (Sat., no cover charge)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Wyatt Martin (Thur.); Missing 3 (Fri.); Darwin Martin (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
For more information on city events, check the
online community calendar online at VisitMcKinney.com 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE

ONGOING
Visit a replica of the bedroom of Bobby Younger, a 1942 McKinney High graduate, and a gunner on a B-17 during WWII, Bobby Younger, was finally laid to rest 74 years after he was gunned down. Tours are at 11 .m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Call about private tours. 972-562-8790. 315 S. Chestnut.

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
August Food Truck Fridays: Trinity Falls serves up a month of Food Truck Fridays in August from 5-8 p.m. At The Club, 7801 Trinity Falls Pkwy. Free activities including DJ, bounce houses, lawn games, etc. 

Flight Night: Mitas Hill, 6:30 p.m., 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane.

SATURDAY
Saturday Morning Road Ride: Starts weekly at 7 a.m. (through August) behind Cadence Cyclery at 129 S. Tennessee. Refreshments available for purchase at Cadence's new coffee shop, Wattage Coffee Company!

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. $5 for samples of beers on tap as well as a tour of this green facility. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

Community FFA Livestock Show in the Show Barn at Myers Park, 7117 CR 166. 903-217-5865
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
More Fun Things to Do in McKinney:
 
 
 
            
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