• Megan

TGIF McKinney

The weekend is almost here and there is no shortage of activities going on in McKinney! Whether you're looking for a family adventure, some wine tastings or great live music we've got it all right here in town. Enjoy exploring this great city of ours and cheers to the weekend!

McKinney Farmer's Market @ Hunt St in Downtown McKinney

Saturday 8am-12pm

Help kick off the 2018 season! Temporary location across from the library.

Day of Play @ AG-Power

Saturday 10am-2pm

There will be lots of activities, giveaways, lunch and more! For children ages 3-7. Learn more here.

Grand Opening Party @ Premier Grilling

Saturday 10am-7pm

105.3 The Fan and Gavin Dawson will be broadcasting live all day long. There will be prize drawings, sports celebrities including hockey legend Marty Turco, sports memorabilia, free BBQ and drinks! More details here.

Tuck and Taste @ Mitas Hill Vineyard

Saturday 10:30am-1:30pm

Mind, Body, and Taste Bud training all in one, y'all! Join Pure Barre Allen & McKinney for a free class then stick around for some wine tasting with your barremates after class. All you'll need to bring is a yoga mat and your highest tippie toes. Class is free and wine tasting is just $10.

Pug-A-Palooza @ Finch Park

Saturday 12-4pm

This year’s theme is fiesta. There will be fun and games for you and your four legged friends. All dogs welcome! More details here.

Wetland Canoe Trail @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

Saturday 1-4pm

Experience the amazing diversity in wetland vegetation and wildlife while learning about the history and basics of wetland ecology. After a safety and canoeing introduction, spend about 40 minutes on a guided trail around the Heard wetlands, followed by free paddle time to explore on your own. Pre-registration required. Ages 7+

Dive and Wine Tasting @ Fair and Square Imports

Saturday 5-8pm

Join us at Fair and Square Imports in Downtown McKinney for a Divine & Wine Event exclusively for Eat, Drink & Be McKinney readers! Stop by, come and-go for a complimentary chocolate & wine tasting. Sample wines from McKinney Wine Merchant paired with chocolate from Divine, made in Germany with fair trade cocoa grown in Ghana.

Juried Art Show Reception and Awards @ McKinney Performing Arts Center

Saturday 7-9pm

Artists from all over Texas submit work for cash prizes and the chance to have their piece hung in the historic MPAC halls. The opening and awards event is this Saturday, and the show will be available to view through April 22. Wine and hors-d'oeuvres will be provided at the event. More details here.

Neighborhood Night at the Movies @ Tom Allen Park

Saturday 7:45-10pm

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy Despicable Me 3 under the stars! Movie will start at dusk, around 8:15 p.m.

Live Music

Jon Christopher Davis @ Cadillac Pizza Pub

Friday 9pm

Roger Creager @ Hank's

Friday 9pm

Darwin Martin @ Zin Zen Wine Bistro

Saturday 8pm

Martyn Lucas @ Harry's at the Harbor

Saturday 9pm

Davis & Rose @ Lone Star Wine Cellars

Sunday 4pm

Make sure to tag us in your photos around town for a chance to be featured in our monthly We Are McKinney post. #bemckinney

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