Above: McKinney Community Band at MPAC
 
 
 
 
At TUPPS Brewery,
721 Anderson

Yoga & Craft Beer (Saturday)
North Texas Yoga offers the FREE monthly class inside the brewery. This all-levels class is perfect for all ages. Stay after and enjoy one of 10 different beers, brewed here in McKinney, or for a pint of Kombucha. 9-10 a.m.

Trusted World FRIEND-raiser
(shown, Saturday) Share your Hurricane Harvey volunteer story.* Bring cash for the raffle and new socks or undergarments for a clothing drive. As always, drinks are available for purchase, and Hot Potato food truck will be onsite with 15% of the food sales benefitting Trusted World. (*With permission, we will record your story and may use it for future promotional opportunities.) 1-4 p.m.
 
 
 
 
 
Girls Easter Dress Trunk Show & Tea Party (Saturday)
Vickery Trading Co. features dresses from their new 2018 Easter Line, plus best-selling designs (sizes 2T-8). Dressing rooms available. Also enjoy come-and-go Tea Party delights. All ages welcome from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Fair & Square Imports, 219 E. Louisiana.
 
 
 
 
 
At McKinney Performing Arts Center, Courtroom Theater
111 N. Tennessee
 
Eric Marienthal with The Texas Instruments Jazz Band
(shown, Saturday)
Saxophone great Eric Marienthal joins the full 18-piece Texas Instruments Jazz Band for a swinging concert. Eric has recorded and toured with Al Hirt, Chick Corea, Elton John, Barbra Streisand,
Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, and many others. 7-8:30 p.m. Tickets $20-25. 

(shown above in banner, Sunday)
The McKinney Community Band presents a free concert of classic band
pieces full of emotion and excitement. Family-friendly concert and
a great chance to grab a bit to eat in downtown McKinney either
before or after the concert! Doors open at 3:30 p.m.; music starts
at 4 p.m. No ticket needed. (Concert made possible in part thanks
to a grant from the McKinney Arts Commission.)
 
 
 
 
 
Artist’s Show and Tell – Historic En Plein Air Paint-Out (Saturday)
Artists are invited to participate in the Collin County History Museum's Paint-out indoor and outdoor with costumed live models commemorating WWI, starting at 10 a.m. The Artist's Show and Tell starts at 4:30 p.m. Reservations required for dinner at 972-542-9457 or emailing 

info@CollinCountyHistoricalSociety.org. Door prizes. Dinner is $5 per person. At
300 East Virginia.
 
 
 
 
 
City Parks & Recreation Events

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a family-friendly movie - Beauty and the Beast (PG) - under the stars! Free. Serenity Park, 6701 Berkshire Rd. Movie starts at dusk, around 8:15 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Easter Egg Splash
(Saturday)
Have a splashing good time with a floating Easter egg hunt, photos with the Easter Bunny and face painting. Select the appropriate age group at registration online. $10 per child. 9-11:15 a.m. at Apex Center, 3003 Alma Road.
 
 
 
 
 
Art Club of McKinney Member Show
(Friday-Saturday)
This Members Art Show for Art Club Members provides an opportunity for both emerging and established artists in the club to show their original work to the public, to compete for awards of excellence and to sell their work. This weekend's festivities will enable the club to both entertain and educate the public and members’ families and friends. 5-9 p.m. both nights. Open to the public. (Pictured work is “Horseplay,” a pastel by Helen Bailey.) At The Cove, 402 N. Tennessee.
 
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

Cadillac Pizza:  Kylie Rae Harris Unplugged (Thur.); Buzz Andrews Band (Fri.); Nick Snyder & The Real Deal (Sat.).
The Celt:  The Selkie Girls (Fri.); Seamus Stout (Sat.); Irish Youth Music at 11 a.m., TIMES Irish Music Session at 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Eclair Bistro: Marina & Anthony (shown, Fri.); Joey Love (Sat.)
End Zone McKinney: Karaoke Dreams (Fri.-Sat.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Jack Ingram & Hayes Carll (Thur.); Dalton Domino & Kody West (Fri.); Max Stalling (Sat.); Operation Relink Fundraiser (Sun.)
Harry's at the Harbor: Martyn Lucas (Saturday)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Tommy Ray Williams (Thur.); Michael Cook (Fri.); Shane Spann (Sat.); Harber Row (Sun.)
The Pub: Dan Johnson (Thur.); Beth Mason (Fri.)
Landon's Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lounge at Rick's Chophouse:Shane Frame (Thur.); Nickel & Dime (Fri.); Tyla Taylor (Sat.)
TUPPS BreweryJosh Osgood, 1-4 p.m. and Sean & Faye, 7-10 p.m. (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro: Eric Erickson (Thur.); The 3 Amigos (Fri.); Wyatt Martin (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 

"Pop in for a Ride Day"
on Saturday, March 24! 

DASH riders get a free pop from Frios Gourmet Pops*. (*while supplies last)

 
 
 
 
 
For more information on city events, check the calendar
online at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.​
 
 
 
 
Check out our blog this week for links to a number of Easter-related events taking lace this weekend and next weekend!
 
 
 
 
 
TOURS

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 admission.

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

TUPPS Brewery: Open at 11 a.m. Free tour at 12:30. Live music from 1-4 p.m.721 Anderson. (See details at left.)

Franconia Brewing Tour:  Celebrating 10 years in McKinney! 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Just $5 for samples of all beers on tap as well as a tour of the facility. 495 McKinney Pkwy.
 
 
 
 
 
MORE WEEKEND FUN!

on the Square, 213 E. Louisiana. Call 469-919-2433 to make reservations. $39/person. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
  • Knife Skills (Thursday); 
  • Oil Tasting and Pasta Cooking (Friday)

At the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place,  972-562-5566. See website for hours/rates.
Nature Story Time (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. Included in museum admission.

At Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166
Den-Tex/Texas Working Agility Novice Group Dog Show
(Saturday-Sunday) in the show barn. 940-566-1610.

At Trinity Falls
7801 Trinity Falls Pkwy.
Crawfish Boil on the Rue (Saturday): Enjoy heaping buckets of crawfish and plenty of family fun. Festivities include live entertainment, a zip line, zorb balls and other kids' activities.
Admission to the crawfish boil is $1 per person, which will be donated to the North Texas Food Bank. 3-7 p.m.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Have your social media posts popped up on our website? This adorable photo from KatyaClark's Instagram page did, so we had to share it!
 
 
 
 
 
Please visit our other tourism partners for even more fun!
 
 
            
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