Above: Annual Bridal Show at MPAC
 
 
 
 
At The Sanctuary Music & Events
6633 Virginia
VIP Tables (eating for 4) -$150 per table. Downstairs (1st come/1st served) - $20. General admission (standing room only on the main floor & balcony) - $10.
Doors open at 7 p.m. Bar and Food Service available.

Don Ross Live at The Sanctuary
(shown, Friday) The Guitar Sanctuary presents a special concert with Don Ross at 8 p.m. 

Bonnie Bishop Live at the Sanctuary
(Saturday)
Bonnie Bishop takes the stage at 8 p.m. with special guests, the Maylee Thomas Band at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center. 
 
 
 
 
 
(Saturday)
Explore the two levels of the historic courthouse in beautiful Downtown McKinney and find top wedding professionals to make your day one of a kind. Take time to talk to each of the 45 exhibitors and see a fashion show of bridal gowns, bouquets and hair and makeup in the Courtroom Theatre. $5 in advance, $10 at the door. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 111 N. Tennessee. Register online.
 
 
 
 
 
Lor Clark - Metamorphosis
(Friday-Saturday)       
Metamorphosis is a fitting metaphor for Lor Clark’s ever-changing life in art. Now in her mid-90s, Clark continues to grow and create new pieces in the third dimension. This exhibit includes paintings and sculpture, both figurative and modern in clay, metal, acrylic, some early, some as fresh as this week. Friday, 5-8 p.m.; Saturday, 5-9 p.m. At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee. 
 
 
 
 
 
Heard Natural Science Museum
& Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566
Check museum website for hours/rates.
Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. 

Dinosaurs Live! (Through Feb. 18) 
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Museum’s nature trails at the 12th annual Dinosaurs Live! Photo op and play area dinosaurs available too. The dinosaur trail is jogging stroller friendly. Included with admission. (The dinosaurs won't be turned on when the temperature is below 45 degrees.) 

Night Hike (shown, Saturday)
Explore the thrilling sights, smells, and sounds of night with Heard Trail Guides. Night hikers will sharpen their senses to be able to spot signs of animal life and learn more about the inhabitants of the Heard. 6-7:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required.
 
 
 
 
 
Girl Scout Pop-Up (Saturday)
Girl Scout Troop 6211 will be selling cookies in front of Ettiene Market. Get there early before owner Coryanne buys all the Thin Mints. (She likes to pulse them into a crust for a chocolate pie). 11 a.m-1 p.m. 115 W. Louisiana.
 
 
 
 
 
Acoustic Jam and Potluck
(Saturday)
Join the fun with John Wynn and other musicians for sharing music and celebrate great friendships. Bring an acoustic instrument and something to snack on. At McKinney Guitar Studei, 3615 Canyon View Court. 7 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  Lindsay HIghtower Unplugged (Thur.); Spencer Cole Band (Fri.), The Stoneleighs (Sat.).
The Celt:  Traidisiun (Thur.); Josh Osgood (shown, Fri.); Behan (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: The Gypsy Playboys (Fri.); Anthony & Marina (Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill:  Grant Gilbert (Thur.); Reckless Kelly (Fri.); Micky & the Motorcars (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Martyn Lucas (Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Tommy Ray Williams (Thur.); Josh Jaccard (Fri.); Michael & Ashley (Sat.); Baylis Laramore (Sun.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Buzz Andrews (Thur.); Missing 3 (Fri.); The 3 Amigos (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Live Music (Thur.); The 3 Amigos (Fri.); Nickel and Dime (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: This exhibit continues into 2018, honoring Colling 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 admission.

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

Franconia Brewing Tour: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Just $5 for samples of all beers on tap as well as a tour of this "green" facility. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

TUPPS Brewery: Open at 11 a.m. Free tour at 12:30. Enjoy 7 Sisters food truck and live music by Tyler Rodgers (1-4 p.m.) on Saturday. School of Rock Music Festival on Sunday, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. $10 cover for parents and $5 cover for TUPPS patrons.  721 Anderson.

At Myers Park, 7117 CR 166
North Texas Saluki Club Dog Luring Course (Saturday-Sunday) in Myers Woods. 817-846-1525.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MORE FUN ACTIVITIES
 
 
            
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