T-Rex and his pals will be heading for extinction after Jan. 29, so visit the popular Dinosaurs Live!, exhibit along the nature trails, now in its last few weeks at the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary. Also at the Heard: the Animal Superheroes indoor exhibit featuring lemurs, ferrets, sugar gliders, parrots, flying squirrels and more.
The Dinosaurs highlight a weekend of things to do in McKinney, courtesy of the McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Live Music in McKinney this Weekend
McKinney is becoming known for all the live music available at various restaurants and wineries.This weekend, look for these musicians at your favorite night spot:
Grotto Live: The newest of McKinney’s hot night spots features Leah Marr on Friday, 1/6 and Jones Band on Saturday, 1/7.
Hanks Texas Grill: Featuring Six Market Blvd on Friday, 1/6, and popular local singer-songwriter Zane Williams (pictured at left) on Saturday, 1/7.
Landon Winery: The Dueling Mikes perform on Friday, 1/6, and Daniel Chrysler on Saturday, 1/7.
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Ryan Michael Galloway performs on Friday, 1/6, and Steve Rose on Saturday, 1/7.
NOTE: Also check out Dawgs & Hawgs, Cafe Malaga, and the lounge at The Grand Hotel. One popular live music venue, Cadillac Pizza Pub, is closed until February to allow its owners to make some updates to the eatery/live music venue.
This Saturday and Sunday
Shop at Treasure Spotters (pictured at right). The treasures at this, the newest of McKinney’s special/vintage sale venues, include antique, vintage, rustic, retro, and many other bohemian-style items. TreasureSpotters is located east of the historic downtown McKinney square, next to the railroad tracks grain silos at 401 E Virginia Pkwy. Open Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.