Third Monday Trade Days
Friday-Sunday | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | Free
Whether you’re looking for an amazing gift or trending décor to enhance your home, yard or garden, you’ll enjoy the food truck options, covered booths, clean restrooms, and all-weather parking and streets. 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Parking $5 each day from 7 a.m.- 3 p.m.; free other times. No entrance fee. 4550 W. University.

It's All About the Bluebird
Saturday | 9-10 a.m. | Free | Wild Birds Unlimited 
Would you like to have bluebirds nest in your backyard? This presentation will include how to attract bluebirds plus how to keep them coming back. Call today 972-472-2022 as seating is limited! A special bonus - attendees will receive a special coupon to be used that day! Starts at 9 a.m. Saturday. Wild Birds Unlimited, 3001 S. Hardin Blvd. Suite 106.

Collaborative Installation
Friday-Saturday | Free | The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee

An installation highlighting the interaction between 2D and 3D works will be the feature exhibit at The Cove. The exhibit features works by creative Cove colleagues Kim Guthrie, Teresa Krieger, Leo Malboeuf, Barbara and James Masond, Melissa Patrello, and Anne Royer. Every artist adapted their work to the requirements of the project, conforming to color and thematic requirements, and adjusting their work to large scale formats. Friday, 7-9 p.m. and Saturday, 6-9 p.m.

'Love the One You're With' Concert
Saturday | 8 p.m. | $20-$150  | Sanctuary Music & Events, 6633 Virginia
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special concert featuring the Maylee Thomas Band and Jon Christopher Davis. Doors open at 7 p.m.; music starts at 8 p.m. Downstairs reserved tables with seating for four are $150 per table. Balcony seats (first come, first served) are $20 each. All tickets include complimentary desserts and coffee.

Valentine's Day Events | Various Locations taking place Thursday-Saturday

E.J. Wills Gastropub’s Valentine’s Day Specials - Thursday, 5 p.m., 1910 N. Stonebridge Dr. (at Hwy. 380) Treat your Valentine to dinner and receive a complimentary shareable dessert when you order two entrees. Select from the regular menu or choose a special surf and turf entrée offered just for the night! Also featuring specialty craft cocktails.

Bloody Valentine Movie - Thursday, 6-9 p.m. Not a fan of Valentine’s
Day? Head to TUPPS Brewery to snag a brew and watch the original "My
Bloody Valentine" movie! No cover charge.

Parents Night Out: Valentine's Day - Thursday thru Saturday, 5-9 p.m. Kids will enjoy heart-shaped pizzas, Valentine's Day crafts and watching The Little Mermaid. At the Craig Ranch Fitness Youth Center, 7910 Collin McKinney Pkwy. Rates are per child. Non-member rate is $5 more per child.


Valentine's Day Date Night Baking Class - Friday, 7-9 p.m. Learn to make French macarons in this fun date night class. You'll work in a small group to make a batch of macarons then each person takes home a gift box of macarons that they made, a recipe card and a Savor tote bag. $120 per couple. Make reservations online.


Red Velvet Valentines Tea Luncheon - Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Celebrate with your friends at a Red Velvet Valentines Tea in the elegant dining room, parlor, or library of the beautiful Heard-Craig House at 205 W. Hunt. Make reservations by calling 972-569-6909.


Social Dance Nights: An Evening in Paris - Friday, 6-8 p.m. at the McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expwy. This event is designed for individuals with special needs 18 years or older along with their families and caregivers. Register online or call 972-547-2690.


Feathered Friends: 13 Texas Endangered
and Threatened Birds

Thru March 22 
Explore an exhibition that features 13 endangered and threatened birds native to Texas as interpreted by 14 local, award-winning artists. Guests will also learn more about what action is being taken to save our avian neighbors. Included with museum admission.

Dinosaurs Live
LAST WEEKEND! | Included w/admission
Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine other life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the nature trails. The exhibit gives families a fun, educational activity to enjoy, and makes for great photos. Kids will enjoy the play area and the outdoor fossil dig. Some trails are jogger stroller friendly. (Photo by @akscoggins)

Other activities included with museum admission:

  • Nature Story Time, Friday, 10:30-11 a.m. 
  • Third Saturday Nature Talks - Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m. February's nature talk focuses on backyard birds - how to identify them and record our sightings for a historical record. Please dress appropriately because part of this talk will be outside. Bring binoculars if you have them.

Other Events This Weekend

  • Free Tour - Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut, 11 a.m. Saturday at the Chestnut Square Visitors Center.
  • Trolley Tour - Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut, 10 a.m., $7-10. Pre-registration available.
  • Brewery Tour - Franconia Brewing, 495 McKinney Pkwy. $5 admission, Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 
  • Brewery Tour - TUPPS Brewery, 721 Anderson. 12:30 p.m.
  • Welcome Back Party -  Essentialz Market and Cafe, 110 N. Tennessee, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Myers Park Events, 7117 CR 166

Live Music This Weekend

Thursday-Sunday | Times vary | Multiple locations

  • Cadillac Pizza Pub: Chaz Marie & Quinten Hope (Thur.); Buzz Andrews (Fri.); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)
  • The Celt Irish Pub: Josh Osgood (Fri.); What (Sat.); Harber Row, 11 a.m.; Irish Music Session, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
  • Eclair Bistro: Whiskey Holler (Fri.); Joey Love Band (Sat.)
  • E.J. Wills Gastropub: Freddy Bozas (Fri.); Rachel Teague (Sat.)
  • Hank's Texas Grill: Cottonwood Crows (Thur.); King George: A Tribute to George Strait (Fri.); Desperado (Sat.)
  • Landon Winery: Music Shane Frame (Fri.); Wyatt Martin (Sat.)
  • Lone Star Wine Cellars: Eric Erickson (Thur.); Duane Bates (Fri.); Steve Douthit (Sat.); Sarah Ledford (Sun.)
  • McKinney Coffee Company: Alexa B Heart (Sat.)
  • The Pub McKinney: JERICO (Thur.); Robin Lore (Fri.); Beth Mason featuring Shane Frame (Sat.)
  • Rick's Chophouse: Jerry Don Branch (Thur.); Razzmatazz Band  (Fri.);  4 Way Street (Sat.)
  • Sanctuary Music & Events: Maylee Thomas Band & Jon Christopher Davis (Sat.)
  • TUPPS Brewery: Matthew Key Music (Fri.); Ryan Berg at 1 p.m., Kevin Deal at 7 p.m. (Sat.)
  • Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Acoustically Speaking featuring Alex Kennedy & James Gabriano (Fri.); Missing 3 Band (Sat..); The 3 Amigos (Sun.)

Razzmattazz Band


King George: George Strait Tribute


Josh Osgood