Above: Pioneer Village at The Heard Museum
 
 
 
 
Singer-songwriter Marc Broussard dazzles audiences with his signature fusion of Southern rock, funk and blues. His TV appearances include The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and now he returns to McKinney for an unforgettable night of music. Reserved seating; tickets are available online or at the McKinney Performing Arts Center ticket office for $35. 8-10 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
6th Ever Texas Music Revival (Saturday)
Join Texas singer-songwriters (l to r)Kevin Deal, Davin James, Austin Cunningham, Houston Marchman and Kenny Thacker as they play acoustically with some Gospel flavoring while putting on yet another great concert to benefit Exodus Cry. Tickets are $20 (general admission) for adults; free for kids 12 and under, but tickets are required.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
(Friday-Sunday)
Enjoy the tasty carnival food and shop with over 400 vendors offering trendy apparel and accessories, sunglasses, unique home décor, and hundreds of other items that can only be found at Trade Days. (You'll find 35 vendors in the air-conditioned Mall.) Friday-Sunday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. No admission fee; parking is $5 before 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; free on Friday.

Other Outdoor Shopping this Weekend:
Old Red Lumberyard (Friday-Saturday): Vendors gather near the Historic Flour Mill (600 E. Louisiana) with a variety of vintage, shabby chic, and collectibles. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. Free.
 
 
 
 
 
(Saturday)  
The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary will demonstrations, entertainment, educational programs, and vendors to give visitors a view into our state's culture and history. Free admission for up to 4 persons per McKinney address. (Residency is proven with a water bill listing a McKinney address and a valid photo ID/driver’s license with same name. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Missing 3 (Fri.); Buster Brown Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Nathan & Jesse (Thur.); Beyond the Pale (shown, Fri.); Jigsaw (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m.; TIMES Irish Music Session, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Jeff Hopson (Thur.); Blane Howard (Fri.); Tejas Brothers (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Duane Bates (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Steve Rose (Thur./Fri.); Nelson Miller (Sat.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Brian Bertrand (Fri.); Lou Harlas & Kelly Durbin (Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Eric Erickson (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Texas Slim (Fri.); Buzz Andrews (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Aaron Burton (Thur.); Nickel & Dime (Fri.); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
For more city events information, check the online calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Three shops in downtown McKinney are continuing with their adult DIY workshops this month - July 22, 23 & 27. Details and registration info can be found at the link above. Also check out revisions on blogs for kids camps as well as adult art classes at the links below.
 
 
 
 
ALSO THIS WEEKEND:
ONGOING
Butterfly House & Gardens
(Continuing thru Sept. 30)
Walk among free-flying native butterflies and other pollinators in the Heard Museum's Native Texas Butterfly House & Garden. Included in the cost of admission. 1 Nature Place. See website for
hours.

Downtown Explorers Club (Through Aug. 8) McKinney Main Street and the City of McKinney invite children of all ages to explore, complete activities and earn badges. FREE club kits are available at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. Details are available online.

THURSDAY-SATURDAY
Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit: (shown above) Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 11a.m.-4p.m. Also open Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 1-4 p.m.

THURSDAY-SUNDAY
"Camelot": McKinney Summer Musicals' production of "Camelot" continues this weekend, featuring music by Lerner & Lowe 7:30-10 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, with a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday. At McKinney North High School, 2550 Wilmeth. Tickets are available online.

FRIDAY
Happier Hour at Tupps Brewery
: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 4-10 p.m.

SATURDAY
Franconia Brewery Tour:
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Tour the brewery & sample the brew. 495 McKinney Pkwy.

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

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Wine Tastings & Tour: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery, 2300 Vineyard Hill Lane. 3 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
NEXT WEEK: July 23-26
 
 
 
                              
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