Underwater Impressions 
The Cove will exhibit the art of two artists, Leo and Pam Malboeuf. Leo's work with digital painting led him to create this impressionistic feeling, enhancing this feeling to create an “alternative reality.” Pam will be showing her decoupage work, which focuses on flowers, as her garden is one of her passions which she observes daily.  402 N. Tennessee St. Friday and Saturday, 6-9 p.m., and Sunday, 3-6 p.m. Free to attend.
Concert: Music of Aaron Copland 
This performance showcases the genius of Aaron Copland, his versatility and his multiple influences which include jazz in his Clarinet Concert which he composed for Benny Goodman. Evgeni Karelin, principal clarinetist of the Odysseus Chamber Orchestra, will perform this dazzling piece. Soprano Agostina Migoni will sing the Old American Songs with the orchestra. At the Church Street Auditorium, 306 N. Church, at 8 p.m. 940-594-8790. Tickets - $15 for seniors/students and $20 for adults - are available online.
Consistently ranked a top Texas Market, McKinney's Farmers Market features 50-plus vendors offering farm fresh produce, meats, eggs, dairy, 
and artisanal specialty foods. The market has moved to the corner of Hunt and Tennessee streets behind the McKinney Library downtown for the rest of the season. 8 a.m. until noon. (Photo by @cjrehrig)
MRT Presents: Angel Street 
The time is 19th Century London. The place is a house on Angel Street where Bella Manningham fears she's going insane just like her mother. But it is her husband who is slowly driving her mad by playing sinister tricks on her. Inspector Rough from Scotland Yard pays a surprise visit. Together, Bella and the inspector plot to discover the truth. (Note: The play deals with strong themes. Parents cautioned to be aware of the overarching theme of psychological torture when considering this 
production for early teen children.) Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. Tickets are available online - general admission - for $20 per person with discounts for seniors and students. At the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee in the Courtroom Theater.
The following events appear on the city's calendar this weekend:
* Coffee with Cops (Saturday) - Free to attend. Food and drink not provided. McDonald's, 240 Eldorado Pkwy. 8:30-10:30 a.m.
* McTown Klownz 25th Birthday & Safety Fair (Saturday) - Free to attend. 9 a.m .-noon in downtown McKinney, 111 N. Tennessee. 
* Diwali Hindu Festival (Saturday) - Free. 2:30-3:30 p.m. at Roy & Helen Hall Library, 101 E. Hunt. 
At the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place
972-562-5566; Check museum website for hours/rates.  (Photo at right by @amytrietschfit)

(Coming Oct. 20)
Tickets ON SALE NOW online. Families will once again enjoy an evening full of fun activities including a presentation of a family-friendly movie on the Heard's outdoor amphitheater stage. This event sells out quickly. 

National Fossil Day Celebration
Explore the exciting world of fossils with the Dallas Paleontological Society. Learn about ancient Texas, see casts of animals, and become a member of the "PIT" Crew (Paleontologists in Training). You can even bring in your own fossils and have them identified. 1:30-4 p.m.

Dinosaurs Live (Shown, thru Feb. 18, 2019)  
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trails at the 13th Annual Dinosaurs Live, which gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. This year, the exhibit also features an outdoor fossil dig. The trail is jogging stroller friendly, but not suitable for wheelchairs or strollers with small wheels.

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.
Cadillac Pizza: The Sidetracks (Thur.); Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch (Fri.); Ashmore (Sat.)
The Celt: String Theory Irish Band (Thur.); The 3 Amigos (Fri.); The Gypsy Playboys (Sat.); Sarah Copus (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: David Dominguez (Fri.); The Bodarks (Sat.)
E.J. Wills Gastro Pub: Philip Brumley Live (Fri.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Jason Elmore& Hoodoo Witch (Thur.); Prophets & Outlaws (Fri.); Rise Against the Machine (Sat.)
Harvest Seasonal Kitchen: Jim Stewart (Fri.); Shane Frame (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Brian Lambert (Fri.); Buzz Andrews (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Randy Willis Band (Thur.); Crystal Yates (Fri.); Ryan Rhynes (Sat.)
McKinney Coffee Company: Alexa B. Heart (Sat.)
The Pub: Sean & Frye (Thur.); The Potters (Fri.); James Lann (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Shane Frame (Thur.); Joey Love Band (Fri.); Tyla Taylor (Sat.)

Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Wyatt Martin (Thur.); Missing 3 Band (Fri.); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
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War Hero Bobby Younger Exhibit:
 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 at 11 a.m. Thursdays/Saturdays. Private tours, call. 972-562-8790. 315 S. Chestnut.

World War I Exhibit:
This exhibit honors Collin County men who served 100 years ago. IPads provide an interactive experience. Collin County History Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

Franconia Brewing Tour: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5 for beer samples on tap and a tour of this green facility. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

TUPPS Brewery Tour: 12:30 p.m. Free. 721 Anderson.

Hollywood Feed Hosts Cat Adoption: North Texas Cat Rescue hosts a cat adoption from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hollywood Feed store, 2851 Craig Drive. 214-548-5406.