Above: Madi Davis performs at MPAC on Saturday evening
 
 
 
 
(Saturday-Sunday)
Enjoy two afternoons of concerts sponsored by the Arts and Music Guild and Odysseus Chamber Orchestra, and supported in part by a grant from the McKinney Arts Commission. Saturday's concert features a chamber music program of Dvorak, Mussorgsky, Mozart, Rossini and Tchaikovsky. Sunday's concert is a refreshing mix of ensembles, presenting Celtic music, The Blend, Holst and Mozart. Both programs are presented by the students and internationally acclaimed faculty of the Summer Music Intensives. At the Heard-Craig Carriage House, 205 W. Hunt Street. Free. 3-4 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
At the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee. 

(shown, Friday)
McKinney singer-songwriter, Madi Davis, ended her run on NBC’s The Voice as a Top 6 Semi-Finalist. Fresh off of her endeavors on the TV show, Madi went to work on an all-original,
full length album, "Above the Waves," containing songs that reflect her experiences on and off the show. 7:30-10 p.m. $15 general admission, $30 VIP reserved section plus new CD.

A Night of Comedy Classics II (Saturday)
Tickle your funny bone with Buster Keaton, "Our Gang," Harold Lloyd, Charley Chase and Laurel & Hardy performing in some of their greatest films. Enjoy five silent classics with accompaniment from MPAC's Mighty Wurlitzer Theatre Organ. 7:30-10 p.m. Adults: $20 advance, $22 at door; kids 12 & under: $10 advance, $12 at door; Seniors 65+ free with ticket. Advance tickets available online.
 
 
 
 
 
972-562-5566
 
Summer Nature Story Time (Friday)
Story times designed primarily for preschoolers are held Fridays in June and July, 10:30 a.m. Included with admission; free for museum members.​

Design-a-Dino Coloring Contest (Shown, now through Aug. 5) The Heard prepares for the Dinosaurs Live! exhibit by inviting children ages 12 and under to submit their own original coloring designs for a chance to have their artwork replicated through a custom paint job on one of this year’s exhibit dinosaurs—the Stegosaurus. Free. 

North Texas Butterfly House & Garden (Ongoing) 
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in our Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. This exhibit is open during normal museum hours and is included in general admission. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Say Yes to the Re-Dress Consignment Bridal Show!
(Friday-Saturday)
See what is "IN" for 2016-2017 weddings. Indulge in samples from our catering exhibitors. You will have access to a diverse selection of gowns & accessories, dressing rooms, and dressing room attendants to help "dress you up". Our show will feature Local Wedding Professional Exhibitors and dressing rooms with bridal assistants to help her find the dress of her dreams. Church Street Auditorium, 306 N. Church. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $8.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic Night (Thur.); Sonic Moonshine (Fri.); The 8Tracks Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: The IRish Rogues (Thur.); Aaron Burton (Fri.); String Theory, 6-7;30 p.m., Jed Marum and Michael William Harrison, 8-11 p.m. (Sat.); Innisfall at 10:30 a.m., Times Irish Music Session at 3 p.m., Irish Rogues at 6:30 p.m. (Sun.)
Delaney's Irish Pub: Live Music (Sat.)
Eclair Bistro: (upstairs lounge) Live music (Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Randall Gartman featuring Mark Lafon (Thur.); Metal Shop (Fri.); Brandon Jenkins (shown, Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Lenno Summers (Thur.); Steve Brummet (Fri.); Tommy Williams (Sat.); Suburban Jazztet (Sun.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Tyler Rogers (Thur.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Pat Peterson (Thur.); Jazz (Sun.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Shane Frame (Thurs.); Joey Love Band (Fri.); Soul Society (Sat.)
TUPPs Brewery: Wyatt Martin at the release party of their McKinney Rye (Fri.); Idiot Savant (Sat.); Sofar Secret Music Event (Sun.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  The 3 Amigos (Thur.); Reigning Nickels (Fri.); Darwin Martin (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Also check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or toll-free at 888-649-8499.​ 
 
 
 
 
Learn why the downtown square is packed with people hunting for all sorts of things, including virtual monsters.
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS & MORE!

ONGOING
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.

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

Farmers Market: 3-6 p.m. in Adriatica.

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

SATURDAY
Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon at Chestnut Square, 315 Chestnut. Also a tour of the buildings making up the village, 11 a.m.

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

TUPPS Brewery Tours:
12:30 and 4 p.m. 795 Anderson. Food: TBD. 
Music performances from Idiot Savant, painting performance from Marc Truelove Creations. (7-10 p.m.)

ALL SUMMER
City Pool Hours:The City of McKinney's two outdoor pools are open for the summer. See website for hours.

 
 
 
 
 
Need help finding parking in Downtown McKinney? Click to access the web map or pick up a map at the visitors center.
 
 
 
 
 
Need overnight accommodations for yourself or out-of-town guests? McKinney offers a wide range of options. ​​Find lodging links at VisitMcKinney.com
or call the McKinney CVB
at 888-649-8499 for assistance.
 
 
 
 
            
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