Submitted By McKinney Convention And Visitors Bureau
Tis the season to get shopping. Too soon? Not really when you realize all the great shopping to be had this weekend in McKinney. Just be sure to hold onto enough green to treat yourself to all the other fun stuff McKinney has in store for you. To see what we’re talking about, read on to check out what’s happening around town courtesy of our friends at the McKinney Convention And Visitors Bureau.
Third Monday Trade Days (All Weekend)
Discover the many unique gifts available at Trade Days, Nov. 16-18. Over 450 vendors offer trendy apparel, custom jewelry, toys, modern home décor, custom children’s items, games, collectibles-something for everyone on your list. Enjoy a fun train ride, a pony ride, and a variety of carnival-type foods. If you haven’t been to Third Monday, you just haven’t been shopping! 4550 W University Dr., 972-562-5466
Melodrama Double Feature (All Weekend)
McKinney’s Young Actors Guild presents two melodramas by Millard Crosby – “She Was Only a Farmer’s Daughter” and “Who Murdered Who?” – at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday with matinee performances at 2:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are available online, by calling 214-544-4630 or at the MPAC box office. Tickets are $11, adult; $6.50, seniors & students; $5.50, YAG members.
Old Red Lumberyard (Friday-Saturday)
A collection of vendors offers unique vintage items and treasures just east of the Historic Flour Mill. The group meets the 3rd weekend of every month to offer you their wonderful finds. 600 E. Louisiana, 972-838-7934. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Check their Facebook page for pictures of their offerings this month.
November Art Exhibits
McKinney’s galleries are featuring the following artists this month:
Garret Gallery: Garret artists Clara Stovall, Ginny Bitting, Babs Light, Gail Delger, and Marian Hirsch; 111 E. Virginia; 972-548-9361.
Imaging on the Square: Jewelry artist Joy Jones. 109 S. Tennessee, 972-548-7575.
Laura Moore Fine Art: Peggy Epner (GODSPEED, pictured); 107 S Tennessee. 214-914-3630.
Orisons Art & Framing: Santa artist Brenda Brannon;. 110 E. Louisiana, 972-529-1441
Entertainment This Weekend
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic Night (Thur.); Jason Elmore (pictured, Fri.); Silvertones (Sat.)
Hank’s: Scooter Brown (Thur); Ray Wylie Hubbard (Fri.); Bubba Sparxx (Sat.)
Grand/Rick’s: Lynne Cadena (Thur.); joey Love Band (Fri.); Jon Christopher Davis (Sat.)
Grotto: Get Buzzed (Thurs.); Travis Muscatell & The Black Hand Rivalry (Fri.); Highway-31 (Sat.)
Jack’s Pub: Karaoke (Wed.); Live music (Fri.-Sat.)
Landon Winery: Tu-Tones (Fri.); Aaron Burton (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Damon Miller (Thur.); Dove Creek Trio (Fri.); Lenno Summers & Big Bob (Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Open Mic (Thur.); Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Still looking for something fun to do this weekend? Be sure to check out the TownSquareBuzz.com Events Calendar. Feel free to add your own event while you are there.