At the McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee

Family Symphony Sunday: Pirates & Princesses (Sunday)
The Plano Symphony Orchestra presents a 45-minute musical performance geared toward families with children aged 3-12 with music from family movies including "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Aladdin," "Cinderella," and more! Meet the musicians and enjoy pre-concert activities beginning at 2:15 p.m. Scouts can earn the Plano Symphony Orchestra fun patch while attending the concert by completing the scavenger hunt activity available from 2-3 p.m. in the lobby prior to the concert. 2:!5-4 p.m. $8-14. Tickets available online. Groups of 10 or more should call the box office for special pricing. 972-473-7262.
 
 
 
 
Play continued from last week. Famed actress Myra Marlowe moves to a small town and hilarious hijinks ensue! A production presented by the McKinney Repertory Theater. Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. (Continues next weekend.) $15-18.
 
 
 
 
 
The Sanctuary Music & Events
6633 Virginia in Adriatica; Doors open at 7 p.m.; music starts at 8 p.m. Bar and food available for purchase.

Jeffrey Foucault Live (Friday)
The Guitar Sanctuary presents Jeffrey Foucault. VIP Tables (seating for 4 directly in front of the stage), $125; downstairs seats, $20; general
admission (balcony standing room only), $10.  8-11:30 p.m.


David Grissom Live at the Sanctuary (Saturday)
The Guitar Sanctuary presents David Grissom and special guest the Mark Lettieri Trio. Tickets are $10-25; tables for four are $150.
 
 
 
 
 
Shakespeare, Sharks and Puppets
(Friday-Sunday)
Kinetic sculptor/puppet artist Melissa Patrello opens her world through this interactive exhibit showcasing her latest creations of flying puppets, singing monsters and mechanical creatures. Free. 6-9 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. The following two events are included with paid general admission membership.

Nature Storytime (Friday)
This weekly storytime focuses on nature-related stories to engage children in learning and the appreciation and care of nature. 10:30-11 a.m. 

Third Saturday Nature Talks (Saturday)
These talks cover an assortment of natural science topics which vary each month. Many of the programs include an outside component so make sure to dress appropriately.
 
 
 
 
 

Open Mic Night (Thursday, 6-8 p.m.) - Come listen to some great hidden gems at our open mic night! Want to play? Show up, ask for Bo, and get your name added to the playlist. 

Comedy Show at TUPPS (Friday, 7-10 p.m.) - Laugh with six comedians and enjoy Pit Pals BBQ, all with no cover charge to attend. The event starts at 7 p.m. so come early, grab a beer, grab and seat and get ready for some Full Grown comedy!


Southern Dawgs Torch Ride (Saturday, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.)
Take part in an escorted ride through the backroads of the McKinney area as we ride in support of Special Olympics Texas and raise money for local athletes. Cost is $25 per rider, $15 per passenger, and includes donuts and coffee at race start lunch at the brewery at race's end. Entertainment and door prizes follow lunch. Register online
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza:  Chadwick Cook Unplugged (Thur.); Michael Lee & Wartime Limosine (Fri.); Nick Snyder & The Real Deal (shown, Sat.).
The Celt:   Tradasium (Thur.); Vince Lujan (Fri.); Go Solo (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. and Ken & Cathy at 6:30 p.m. (Sun.)
Dempsey's Place: Jessica Grai (Fri.);  Live DJ (Sat.)
Eclair Bistro: Karl Berkebile (Thur.); Aaron Flores Trio (Fri.); James Gabriano (Sat.) 
Hank's Texas Grill: Sean Franks (Thur.); Bellamy Brothers (Fri.); Randall King, Austin Cunningham and Others (Sat.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Live Music (Friday-Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:Reid Perry (Thur.); Shelby Ballenger (Fri.); Michael & Ashley (Sat.); Philip Brumley (Sun.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse: Shane Frame (Thur.); Joe Levine (Fri.); Highway 31 (Sat.)
Sugarbacon Proper Kitchen: Live Music (Thur-Sun)
TUPPS Brewery:Open Mic (Thur.); Comedy Night (Fri.); Jet Poets, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and E-Flat Porch Band, 7-10 p.m. (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Nelson Miller One Man Band (Thur.); Luqman Rashada (Fri.); Eric Erickson (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 Collin 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. 

FRIDAY-SUNDAY
Third Monday Trade Days: More than 400 vendors with goods for sale all weekend. 4550 W. University. Free admission; parking is $5 on Saturday and Sunday before 3 p.m.

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

Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon in the parking lot between Kentucky and Tennessee at Hunt.

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. 721 Anderson.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Multiple Home Community Garage Sale: Big garage sale - downsizing, must sell items, furniture, office equipment, workout/exercise equipment, art, holiday decor, and more! Virginia Hills, 1205 Charlotte. Saturday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Events at Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166:
Trinity Valley Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of Texas (Saturday-Sunday) in the Back 40.

Lone Star 4H Horse Clinic (Saturday) in the Show Barn, 972-
658-5201.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hop On or Call
469-733-DASH (3274) 
 
 
 
 
 
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