Above: Scare on the Square Costume Contest
From the City of McKinney:

McKinney Community Center, 
2001 S. Central Expwy. 
Outdoor Movie Night - Jurassic World (Thursday) Bring the lawn chairs and blankets, we'll bring the popcorn. Enjoy the fresh Autumn evening watching Jurassic World (PG-13). Pre-registration is preferred. 7-9 p.m. 972-547-2690

The Man Who Laughs (Saturday)
Silent movie class with accompaniment by the Mighty Wurlitzer housed at MPAC. 7:30-10 p.m. See our blog entry (link here and at top right) for details.

(Friday) This self-guided, self-paced Ghost Walk continues Friday night. Hear spooky legends at Chestnut Square Historic Village and the downtown McKinney Square. Ticket booklets include a map; storytellers at each site share the legends. $15 in advance, $20 night of walk. Children 12 and under $5; ages 3 and under are free.
At the Heard Natural
Science Museum &
Wildlife Sanctuary
1 Nature Place, 972-562-5566

Dinosaurs Live! (Open thru Feb. 21)
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and eight new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Museum nature trails. Included in admission to the museum.
Also on the sanctuary grounds: picnic area, pioneer village and Animals of the World Exhibit outside; more exhibits indoors.
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Jack Moore and Sonic Moonshine (Fri.); Maylee Thomas Band (shown, Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: String Theory (Thur.); Bodarks (Fri.); The Rhythm & Beards (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m. and Times Irish Music Session, 3 p.m.  (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Cameron Nelson (Thur.); Curtis Grimes (Fri.); Prophets and Outlaws (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Eric Erickson (Thur.); Dove Creek Duo (Fri.); Tommy Williams (Sat.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Tony D. Bakly (Fri); Lou Harlas and Kelly Durbin (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Travis Muscatell (Thur.); Soul Society (Fri.); John Griffin (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Aaron Burton (Thur.); Earshot Trio (Fri.); Eric Erickson (Sat.)
For more about events in McKinney, check our calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB
at 214-544-1407 or tollfree at 888-649-8499.​ 
Silent horror film set for MPAC showing Oct. 31

Pumpkin patch, wagon rides, petting zoo, bounce houses and more. $15/child; $5/adult. Kids under 2 free. Group rates available. Storybook Ranch, 3701 Custer. 972-977-7333. Sunday-Friday, 10 a.m.-sundown; Saturday, 9 a.m-sundown.

Vietnam Syndrome Exhibit: Collin County Historical Society Museum, 300 E. Virginia. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Also Tues.-Wed., 1-4 p.m.

Latin Dancing: At Bien Salsa on Fridays, 9 p.m.-midnight. 119 W. Virginia.

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

Franconia Brewery Tour & Tastings: Tour and tastings $5. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at 495 McKinney Pkwy. 
Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music. (Also open Wedesday-Friday.)  

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

The following events take place at Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166.

AgriLife Extension Office Commercial Heifer Show
(Thursday-Friday) Show Barn, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.

​Austin College Cross Country Meet (Saturday) 6 a.m.-3 p.m.

Small Paws Over Texas Dog Show (Saturday-Sunday) 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. in the Stall Barn.

Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend.
Fall back one hour before going to bed Saturday!
Show your hometown pride or grab a souvenir in the 
MCVB Visitors Center, 200 W. Virginia (downtown)