7 things to do in McKinney this weekend

October 11, 2019

Happy Friday you guys!! There are a LOT of fun events happening around town this month. Here is a glimpse of 7 things to do, if you don't already have plans for this weekend (Oct 11, 12, 13). Looking for even more options? Check out our events tab on our Facebook page!

 

1. See a Show

 

When?

Fri 8pm

Sat 2pm, 8pm

 

Where?

Mckinney Repertory Theatre (111 N Tennessee St)

 

What?

Mckinney Repertory Theatre presents Drinking Habits. In the Convent of The Sisters of Perpetual Sewing, two nuns secretly make wine in order to keep the convent open. Two reporters (their former fiancés) go undercover to expose them. A new nun arrives, who is thought to be a spy from the Vatican sent to shut down the convent. Spirits and secrets are spilled as everyone tries to preserve the convent and reconnect with lost loves.

 

More info - https://www.mckinneytexas.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=2976

2. Spruce up your yard for the Fall

 

When?

Sat 9am

 

Where?

Hugs Greenhouse (3054 County Rd 205)

 

What?

Shop our entire inventory for the fall on these two amazing dates in October. Join us October 12th or 26th at Hugs Greenhouse for our Fall Plant and Flower Sales. Need a list of what we will have this fall? Visit the Hugs website and explore the Hugs Greenhouse tab for all your flower facts!

 

More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/224950781752432/

3. Take the Family to a Fall Carnival

 

When?

Sat 4pm

 

Where?

Craig Ranch Fitness (7910 Collin McKinney Pkwy)

 

What?

Join us on October 12th from 4-7 PM for our annual Fall Carnival! You will enjoy fair foods, carnival games, inflatables & more!

 

More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/2567172920276934/?active_tab=about

4. Make a seasonal craft at a Winery

 

When?

Sun 2pm

 

Where?

Mitas Hill Vineyard (2300 Vineyard Hill Lane)

 

What?

We will be creating on  a 12" by 12" smooth wooden gesso panel.  You will get to practice with alcohol inks on paper first and then create on your panel.  You will be moving the inks around by blowing through a straw but a few hair dryers will be set up as well to help you if you need it.  Each person will get up to 2 sheets of gold leaf or silver leaf to apply at the end.

 

You also have the option of getting a 6 in plastic pumpkin.  You will do the same process as the board, including having the option to add gold leaf.  I will teach you the process from start to finish.

 

This class will be held at Mitas Hill Vineyards in McKinney.  Your first glass of wine (red or white) is on ColorHype! They also serve food at the bar so feel free to come hungry and eat at the restaurant!

 

More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/389642145042586/ 

5. Get active on a Ropes Course challenge

 

When?

Sun 1pm

 

Where?

Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary (1 Nature Place)

 

What?

During Adventure Days, guests will be able to participate in 3 high ropes course elements: the climbing wall, the power pole, and the multi vine.

 

Individuals and small groups (comprised of nine or less persons) are welcome to participate in our pre-scheduled Adventure Days. Pre registration is required for these programs.

 

The ropes course can be scheduled for custom programs for groups of ten or more persons.

 

More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/2198048556931725/

6. Wood Fired Pizza, Beer, and Live Music

 

When?

Sat 9pm

 

Where?

Cadillac Pizza Pub (112 S Kentucky St)

 

What?

The Maylee Thomas Band will be rocking out at Cadillac this Saturday. From her early days as a Gospel singer to her legendary status as a Texas Diva, Maylee Thomas-fuller transcends genres, mixing Gospel-based blues with soul driven rock, touches of pop, with the very faintest caresses of country from time to time… and audiences respond. Maylee Thomas Band is the soul of Texas and a must see act.

 

Cadillac will be serving up hot wood-fired pizza and cold drafts to go with Maylee's fantastic sound! If you're looking for a relaxing mid-weekend place, we've got you covered. Join us in jamming-out with Maylee Thomas.

 

More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/745251769236862/

7. Support a great cause at a pop-up Dinner

 

When?
Sat 6:30pm

 

Where?

Hugs Café (224 E Virginia)

 

What?

Join us for an evening of fine dining you cannot experience anywhere else. Prepared and served

by our teammates, we will be offering five delicious courses with complimentary wine pairings.

 

More info - https://www.facebook.com/events/1321704931323764/?active_tab=about

 

Eat, Drink & Be McKinney brings you the best things to eat, drink, and do in McKinney TX! If you have an event you'd like to have featured, please email Cassie & Megan at bemckinneytx@gmail.com

 

 

 

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