Above: Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery
Third Monday Trade Days: (Friday-Sunday)
Held the weekend before the third Monday of each month, Trade Days features over 450 vendors offering anything you can imagine - unique gifts, delightful home decor, trendy clothing and accessories, sporting goods, antiques and collectibles, dogs, and specialty items along with many fantastic "state fair" type food concessions. 4550 W. University. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. all three days; free admission. Parking is free on Fridays; $5 on Saturday and Sunday before 3 p.m.

Other Outdoor Shopping:
Old Red Lumberyard: (Friday-Saturday)
Collection of vintage and shabby chic finds offered by a variety of vendors the Friday and Saturday prior to the third Monday. Located at 600 E. Louisiana in the Flour Mill District. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.​
It promises to be the hottest weekend we've had so far this summer, but the butterflies at the Heard Museum don't care. Visit the butterfly house and garden, the head inside to see the variety of animal and Earth science exhibits. 1 Nature Place.
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Subject to Change (Fri.); Missing 3 (shown, Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: Psychic Night  (Thur.);  The Gypsy Playboys (Fri.); Slugger's Rule (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m.; TIMES Irish Music, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: Buffalo Rukus (Thur.); Sunny Sweeney (Fri.); Red Leather (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Lenno Summers (Thur.); Tommy Williams (Fri.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Music & Dancing, public party for vineyard owner Harold Mitas (Fri.); Kelly Durbin in Gregory's Bistro; Ian Dickson in the wine bar (Sat.)
The Lounge at Rick's: Ed McMahon (Thur.); Jessie Faye & The Wayfarers (Fri.); Joey Love Band (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  Earshot Trio (Thur.); Zack King Band (Fri.); Chant Duplantier (Sat.)
For more city events information, check the online calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call 888-649-8499.
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.

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

​Bubbles Block Party: The Learning Experience® (TLE®) Early Learning Academy hosts this event at its McKinney center, 4501 S. Ridge Rd, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Free.

Farmers Market: From 8 a.m.-noon, Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut.
Tupps Brewery Tour: 721 Anderson St. at the Cotton Mill. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Tastings and live music.

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

​Metal Clay Artist in Action Day: Whether you’re new to metal clay, a veteran artist or  thinking of trying your hand at metal clay, we invite you to join us for demos, swap meets, sometimes snacks and lots of metal clay talk. 2-4 p.m. at Art on the Veranda, 105 W. Louisiana. 
will celebrate August business anniversaries with Cynthia Elliot Boutique, Spoons Cafe, Diggin' It, and Munzee Marketplace.

 Shop in the MCVB Visitors Center, 200 W. Virginia, for cool McKinney-themed items for back-to-school!