Above: Stop by the Visitors Center for National Travel & Tourism Week goodies!
Explore this upscale vintage-inspired indoor/outdoor 
market featuring original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry, handmade treasures, home décor, outdoor furnishings, consumable yummies, seasonal plantings & more. Myers Park, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Admission $10 for two day pass or $5 for Saturday only. Kids under 12 free.
Tucker Hill PorchFest (Saturday)
Enjoy a unique live music festival hosted by the new 
home community of Tucker Hill, 2100 State Blvd. Also 
peruse a vintage home décor market, enjoy a complimentary wine tasting hosted by McKinney’s Mitas Hill Vineyard, grab a free Mooyah hamburger (for the first 500), support the HOA Bake Sale, pose for a professional photo with or for mom, and make a Mother’s Day craft. Family friendly, free and open to the public. 
Annual Citywide Day of Prayer (Thursday) Join community members from a variety of denominations and ages as they come together with city and church leaders in the common goal of praying for our city and nation. 5:30-7 p.m. at Bonnie Wenk Park, 2996 Virginia Pkwy. Free. Bring lawn chairs and Bibles to participate.
Mother's Day Under the Stars (Saturday) Treat Mom to a night out to enjoy some music under the stars at Wales Manor Vineyard & Winery. Toney and His Jazz Comb will perform, 7-10 p.m. Bring lawn chairs as winery tables and chairs are limited. $15 per person, kids under 12 free. Cheese trays, wine, soft drinks and water available for purchase. 4488 CR 408. 972-542-0417.
(Saturday) Learn the basic techniques needed to create jewelry using fine silver metal clay: how to handle the clay, shape, cut, texture, sand, fire and finish. Art on the Veranda, 105 W. Louisiana. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 469-406-7704 to reserve a seat in the class and to learn more about class fees.
Raising the Roof Concert Series (Saturday)
Trevor Douglas is a Dallas area singer, songwriter, musician, actor, and science enthusiast who finished in the American Idol Top 24 in Season 14. 8-10 p.m. at The Sanctuary Music & Event Center, 6633 Virginia. Tickets range from $15-150. Proceeds benefit the McKinney Boyd High School Engineering Boosters.
​McKinney Performing Arts Center Events, 111 N. Tennessee in downtown McKinney, 214-544-4630.

Friday Night Flicks: Three Amigos (Friday, shown) Three out-of-work silent movie actors are accidentally drawn to a Mexican village that is being harassed by a gang of outlaws. The three play 'Lone Ranger' types in their movies, but must play their parts for real. Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and Martin Short star. 8-10 p.m. Admission, $8. Cash bar/concessions by Square Burger and Mom & Popcorn.

Silents on the Square: A Classic Double Feature (Saturday)
Laughs abound with a double feature of Comedy Classics - "Grandma's Boy" and "Saturday Afternoon." The films' soundtracks will be provided by the Mighty Wurlitzer movie theater organ housed at MPAC. 7:30-10 p.m.
Tickets in advance or at the door. Seniors 65 and over admitted free.

Cultural Music Series (Saturday) 
Enjoy the sounds of two music groups at Old Settlers Park, 1201 E. Louisiana - Mariachi Michoacan (shown, Mexican Folklorico), 9:30-11:30 a.m.; and 
Lara Latin (Latin Jazz), 12:30 -2:30 p.m. Free admission. Blankets, chairs and picnic baskets are encouraged. Remember no alcohol allowed in city parks. 972-542-5014.
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Kevin Vaughn & the Backup Blues Band (Fri.); Mojo Filter (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Six of the Matter (Fri.); The Spencer Cole Band (Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: String Theory (Thur.); Josh Osgood (Fri.); Red Star Jazz Band (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m., Times Irish Music Session, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Sean Franks (Thur.); Zac Wilkerson (Fri.); Dirty River Boys (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:  Django Walker (Thur.); Steve Rose (Fri.); Eddie Goodson (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sat.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Wyatt Diamant, in the Wine Bar (Fri.); Joseph Lopez in The Reserve, Ian Dickson in the Wine Bar (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Pat Peterson (Thur.); Jazz (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Jim Stewart (Thur.); 4-Way Street Band (Fri.); Buzz Andrews (shown, Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Earshot Trio (Thur.); Darwin Martin (Fri.); Wyatt Martin (Sat.)
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ 
Treat your mom to something special from our list of Mother's Day brunches and more in this week's blog entry.

An Early Texas Exhibit: The Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. Artifacts of Collin McKinney's home and life. Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $7.50; Senior/Vets: $5; Children: $3.

Heard-Craig House: Tours on Thursdays. $5, ages 4-under free. 205 W. Hunt. 1 p.m. 

Chestnut Square: Guided tours of the village's 10 historic buildings. Adults $7; Military, Children and Seniors $5. 305 S. McDonald. 972-562-8790.

Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon at Chestnut Square, 315 Chestnut.

Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. Brewery open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music.

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

Fresh Look- A Woodworking Extravaganza: Get some new ideas, learn new techniques and see beautiful pieces from common and exotic woods. 
Hourly demos, crafts for the children, and live music, too. Heard-Craig Center, 205 W. Hunt Street. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

Community Garage Sale & Craft Fair: Whether in the market for used books and clothing, homemade jewelry, or just browsing, bargain hunters can troll for treasures during this city-wide event. Old Settlers Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 972-542-5014.

Annual Car Show to Benefit Family Promise: Stonebridge United Methodist Church will be hosting a car show from 8 a.m.–noon, benefiting Family Promise. All years, makes and models of cars, trucks and motorcycles will be present. Event is free, but donations will be accepted. Concessions available. 1800 Stonebridge Dr.

Bee with Your Mom: In honor of Mother's Day, the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will offer a fun event for mothers and their families. Children can decorate a free bee house to give to their mothers from 10 a.m. to noon. Event included in museum admission. 1 Nature Place

Wine Tastings & Tour: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery, 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane. 3 p.m.

Need help finding parking in Downtown McKinney? Click the image to access the online map. Also printed pocket maps are available in our visitors center.
Need overnight accommodations for yourself or out-of-town guests? McKinney offers a wide range of options, from modern hotels to quaint B&Bs.

Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB
at 888-649-8499 for assistance.
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