Submitted By: McKinney Convention And Visitors Bureau
Enjoy a fun-filled evening of art, shopping, music, food and spirits on Saturday, December 8th in downtown McKinney. Guests can explore local art galleries, listen to great local and regional talent and taste some of the areas best eateries. Many places in downtown McKinney will keep their doors open from 7-10 p.m. for this monthly event. And don’t forget Candlelight Shopping downtown every Saturday night in December.
Garret Gallery: Annual Miniature and Small Works Show consisting of original 8 x 10 or smaller paintings in oils, watercolor, acrylics, and pastels. Over 70 new paintings were created for this show; they’d make perfect Christmas gifts. 111 E. Virginia; 972-548-9361.
Imaging on the Square: Featuring various local artists, showcasing their different mixes and mediums throughout the evening.109 S. Tennessee, 972-548-7575.
Laura Moore Fine Art: James Malone returns with his new “7 Card Draw” exhibit (pictured); 107 S Tennessee. 214-914-3630.
Orisons Art: Featuring local artist George Jones whose canvases are big and bold. 110 E. Louisiana, 972-529-1441.
Design Ten1 Interiors – Artist Erika Greenwell-Stone. 110 S. Tennessee St., 972-542-5514
Entertainment This Weekend
Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic Night with Buzz (Thurs.); The Js (Fri.); Chris Watson Band (Sat.)
Hank’s: Josh Weathers Band (Thurs.); Walt Wilkins (Fri.); Cory Morrow (Sat.)
Grand/Rick’s: Jazz One Plus (Thurs.); Texas Slim (Fri.); Kathy Prather & the Band (Sat.)
Grotto: Travis Muscatell & The Black Hand Rivalry (Fri.); Highway-31 (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Dueling Mikes (Fri.); Tu-Tones (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Happy Hour with Elizabeth Riley (Thurs.);Michael Galloway (Fri.); Steve Rose (Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Open Mic (Thur.); Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Main Street Magic & Fun Company: Feature Doc Grimes & Benjamin Anthony Scrooge (otherwise known as B. A. Scrooge). Both will be sharing a little holiday magic and spirit. Two shows; $10 each which includes a complimentary glass of wine for adults. Seating is limited: call 214-274-7802 for reservations
Dinosaurs Live! on the nature trails at the Heard Natural Science Museum. 972-562-5566.
Santa Photos: Santa Photos at Eldorado Motors presented by Entertainment Photos. Everyone is welcome. 4-7 p.m.1800 Bray Central. 972-837-5681.
SATURDAY, Dec. 8
Franconia Brewery Tour: Bavarian brewmeister Dennis Wehrmann shares his knowledge and laughs. Tour fee of $5 gets you the tour and tastings. 495 McKinney Pkwy., 972-542-0705.
Patina Green Home & Market Market Dinner: The five-course Second Saturday dinners are by reservation only, and the store will be closed to accommodate the intimate dining. 972-548-9141.
Holiday Trail of Lights:Friday & Saturday (Dec. 14-15) at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. Tickets on sale now.
Downtown Guitar Workshop: Like the Beatles? Join guitarist John Wynn for the “Beatles for Breakfast” Guitar Workshop on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. Meet at Snug on the Square for breakfast and then get right into the Beatles music. Call 972-832-1646 to reserve a spot.
Want to see what else is happening this weekend? Be sure to check out the TownSquareBuzz.com Community Events calendar. Feel free to add your own event while you are there.