Above: Classics on the Square with the Morning Maniacs
 
 
 
 
111 N. Tennessee, 214-544-2630

(Through Sunday) See these incredible works focusing on McKinney's historic buildings by acclaimed Texas Artist Jon Flaming. (Flaming's work of the original historic Collin County Courthouse now housing MPAC shown at right.) Open through Sunday, Aug. 30, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in the MPAC Gallery. FREE!

 
 
A Night of Comedy Classics 
(Saturday)
Comedians Charlie Chaplin, Our Gang, Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd, and Laurel & Hardy will have audiences laughing until their sides ache. All these silent film classics will be accompanied by area organists on the Mighty Wurlitzer theater organ housed in the McKinney Performing Arts Center Courtroom Theater. Tickets are available online or at the ticket office the night. Seniors 65 and older are admitted free but still need a comp ticket from the ticket office for admission to the theater.

 
 
 
 
 
Piazza On The Green Open House (Sunday)
Piazza on the Green, McKinney's newest wedding venue, celebrates its opening this weekend with an open house. The staff will guide tours the pristine chapel and two majestic ballrooms and guests will be able to sample their cuisine. RSVP to 214-383-2500 requested by not required to attend. 6200 TPC Drive in Craig Ranch. 2:30-5 p.m.
 
 
 
 
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Buzz Andrews (Fri.); Maylee Thomas Band (Sat.)
Cafe Malaga: Live Music (Fri./Sat.)
The Celt Irish Pub: String Theory (Thur.); Justin Pickard & The Thunderbird Winos (Fri.); Seamus Stout (Sat.); Innisfall, 10 a.m.; TIMES Irish Music, 3 p.m. (Sun.)
Hank's Texas Grill: No Dry County (Thur.); Dale Watson (Fri.); Max Stalling (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Steve Rose (Thur.); Dove Creek Duo (Fri.); Tommy Williams (Sat.)
Louisiana St. Grill: Live Music (Thur.-Sun.)
Mitas Hill Vineyard & Winery: Brian Bertrand (Fri.); Lou Harlas & Kelly Durbin (Sat. in Gregory's Bistro); Tony D. Blakly (Sat. in the wine bar)
The Lounge at Rick's: Lynne Cadena (Thur.); Nickel & Dime (Fri.); John Griffin (Sat.)
Zin Zen Wine Bistro:  FranzenStine (Thur.); Chant Duplantier (shown, Fri.); Darwin Martin (Sat.)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
To learn more about events in McKinney, check our online calendar at VisitMcKinney.com or call the MCVB at 214-544-1407 or tollfree at 888-649-8499.​
 
 
 
 
ALSO THIS WEEKEND:

ONGOING
Native Texas Butterfly
House & Garden:

Visit the butterfly house and garden then cool off inside while exploring the variety of Earth science and animal exhibits. Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. 1 Nature Place. 

THURSDAY
Paint a Pint Night at TUPPS: Second in a series of four beer glass painting levels. $35 includes all supplies, instruction, use of aprons and 2 pint glasses! Social/seating at 6:30 p.m.; painting from 7-8:30 p.m. 721 Anderson at the Cotton Mill.

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

SATURDAY
Franconia Brewery Tour:
11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5. Tour the brewery & sample the brew. 495 McKinney Pkwy. (photo shown at top of column)

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.

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

 
 
 
 
 
Shop for Oktoberfest swag 
in the Made in McKinney Store,  MCVB Visitors Center,  200 W. Virginia
 
 
                              
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