Above: Tennessee Street in downtown McKinney
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
Be part of a community art project featuring improvisational music and art in an event that brings together visual and performing artists from the area. Thanks to Classic BMW and Tupps Brewery for libations. Friday, 7-9 p.m.; Saturday, 6-9 p.m.; Sunday, 2-4 p.m. at The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee.
 
 
 
 
 
At the McKinney Performing
Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee

(Friday)
This collection of four very different musicians create a new sound from the greatest music ever written by the greatest band ever…The Beatles. 8-9:30 p.m. $30 for adults, $25 for seniors (65+), and $20 for kids/students.
 
 
 
 
Buster Keaton with the Mighty Wurlitzer (Saturday)
The North Texas Chapter of the American Theater Organ Society presents some of the silent comedian Buster Keaton's greatest screen efforts. Featuring a performance on the Mighty Wurlitzer by Dennis Scott, the official organist for the Buster Keaton Society. 7:30 p.m. Tickets from $5/7 for kids to $12/14 for adults. Seniors (65+) free; tickets required.
 
 
 
 
 
Greg Howe Concert Featuring Stu Hamm (Friday)
The Guitar Sanctuary presents Greg Howe featuring Stu Hamm with special guest Justin Cash as part of their 2017 "Wheelhouse" tour at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center at 8 p.m.; doors open at 7 p.m.  VIP Tables are $200 per table. Downstairs seats are $25 each. General admission (standing room only) tickets on the balcony are $15 each. Bar and food service available. 6633 Virginia.
 
 
 
 
 
(Thursday)
One lucky contestant will win a date with a comedian from the show but there’s a catch. He or she won’t be able to see the comedian, only listen to them tell jokes. Is laughter the best way to find love? $20 per ticket includes a souvenir pint glass, three TUPPS beers, a mini brewery tour, and a live stand-up comedy show. Doors open at 7 p.m.; show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets available online.
 
 
 
 
 
OUTDOOR SHOPPING WEEKEND

(Friday-Sunday)
The largest and oldest flea market in North Texas is open this weekend, offering shoppers hundreds of booths full of all kinds of great finds for household, yard, personal care and gifts. 4550 W. University. Free admission with a $5 parking charge on Saturday and Sunday before 3 p.m.

Old Red Lumberyard  (Friday-Saturday)
This vintage shabby chic antique sale and flea market takes place at the corner of Louisiana and Throckmorton just east of the historic downtown, adjacent to The Flour Mill. Admission is free. 
 
 
 
 
 
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged 
(Friday-Saturday)
Three actors present a very abridged version of 37 Shakespearean plays in 97 minutes. Part of the McKinney Arts Under the Stars Summer Series. Bring a blanket or chair.  

At Bonnie Wenk Park amphitheater, 2996 Virginia. 7 p.m. Free.
 
 
 
 
 
.Food Truck Fridays at Trinity Falls
(Friday)  Food truck fare is on the menu at Trinity Falls, giving foodies a chance to fall in love with a variety of mobile eats from 5-8 p.m. The rolling restaurants will be parked at The Club, 7801 Trinity Falls Parkway, while a DJ, a bounce house for the kids, lawn games and other activities will add to the family fun. The food trucks attending this week: 7 Sisters, Eggstand and K K’s BBQ.
 
 
 
 
 
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566

The following events are included in general admission; free for Heard Members.

Nature Story Time (Friday)
Story times are designed for young children with a different nature-themed book each week. 30-45 min. 10:30 a.m.
 
Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden (Now Open)
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden, which opens for its summer season on Saturday. This exhibit is open during regular operating hours.
The "Natural" Human Diet: Surprises about Plants, Evolution Plants, including many native to Texas, have evolved an amazing array of chemical defenses to protect themselves from being eaten by herbivores. Talk included in cost of museum admission. 9:30 a.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub:  City Folk Unplugged (Thur.); Quinten Hope Band (Fri.); Beer Garden with Tanner Sparks at noon, The Three Amigos at 9 p.m. (Sat.)
The Celt: Michael William Harrison (Thur.); Buzz Andrews (shown, Fri.); Nathan & Russ  at 5 p.m. and What? at 8 p.m.(Sat.); Harber Row at 10:30 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m., Josh Osgood at  6:30 p.m. (Sun.)
Dempsey's Place: TBA (Fri.)
Eclair Bistro: Wyatt Martin (Thur.); Aaron Flores Trio (Fri.); SKY Jazz Piano Trio (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Read Southall Band (Thur.); Dalton Domino & Kody West (Fri.); Midnight River Choir (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Michael Cook (Thur.); Alton Bridge (Fri.); Whiskey Holler (Sat.); Nelson Miller (Sun.)
Lounge at Rick's: JR Byrd (Thur.); Missing 3 (Fri.); Tyla Taylor (Sat.)
TUPPS Brewery: Shane Watson, 7-10 p.m. (Fri.);  Matt Tedder, 1-4 p.m., and Dan Patterson, 7-10 p.m. (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Earshot Trio (Thur.); Reigning Nickels (Fri.); Darwin Martin (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.​
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
World War I Exhibit: Honoring the Collin County residents who served 100 years ago. IPads provide interactive experience. Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free admission.

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

THURSDAY
Farmers Market at Adriatica:  3-6 p.m. at Bella Donna Chapel.

DIY Candle Making Class: Enjoy a fun evening of candle making with fair trade essential oils. Sips & snacks served plus Andrew is making one of his signature cocktails! Online registration may be closed so contact Fair & Square Imports at 469-343-4421. Class is $12.50 per person or 2 for $20. All ages welcome under 18 needs to be accompanied by an adult. 7-8 p.m. at 219 E. Louisiana.

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

Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon; NEW LOCATION: in the parking lot at Tennessee and Hunt Streets (near the Roy & Helen Hall Library).

TUPPS Brewery: Tour at 12:30 p.m. Live music from 1-4 p.m. 


Events at Myers Park,
7117 CR 166

Mud Volleyball (Saturday): Back 40 field. 530-870-3074.

Morgan Club Horse Show (Sunday): In the Show barn, 972-658-6456.
 
 
 
 
 
200 West Virginia
in downtown McKinney 
 
 
 
 
 
 
STAY THE NIGHT
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