Wednesday , 18 October 2017

Weekend Buzz: Fallen Officer Benefit Headlines Labor Day Activities

If you’re looking for fun in McKinney this long, Labor Day Weekend, check out what’s happening around town.

Cookout & Raffle Event (Sunday): You can support the Officer John Libby Memorial Fund and have fun with your family at the same time!  On Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., the book signing rich fabricMcKinney Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #107 is hosting a Cook-Out and Raffle on the lawn of the McKinney Performing Arts Center in downtown McKinney (111 N. Tennessee). Raffle tickets are $10; the two prizes include tickets to the Sept. 8Dallas Cowboys game against the New York Giants. Donations will also be accepted at the event.

Book Signing (Monday): Meet Melinda McGuire, author of Rich Fabric Anthology, for a book signing and gift basket giveaway. Her book is an anthology of short stories, historical essays, black and white photographs, and memoirs about the culture, tradition and symbolism of quilting.  All profits from the sale of the book are donated to the Twilight Wish Foundation, a non-profit organization benefiting senior citizens who live below the poverty level. 217 N. Kentucky; 972-542-8839.

August Art Gallery Exhibits: 

weekend art 082913Downtown galleries feature these artists in August.

Live Entertainment          

Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic Jam (Thur.);  The Rumble Kings (Fri.); Chant (Sat.)

Hank’s: The Usrey Brothers (Thur.); Joey Green & Austin Allsup (Fri.); White & Spears featuring Cody Shaw (Sat.)
Rick’s Lounge:
 Live music Thurs. thru Sat.

Grotto: Maylee Thomas (Fri.); Back to Blue (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Jennifer Escue (Fri.); JR Byrd (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Bill Haden (Thur.); Dove Creek Duo (Fri.); Lenno Summer & Big Bob (Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Open Mic Night (Thurs.);  Buzz Andrews (Fri.); Song Swap Ladies featuring Katie Lamb & Friends (Sat.)
And Even More To Do …

SATURDAY

Franconia Brewery Tour: $5 for tour and tastings. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.At 495 McKinney Pkwy., 972-542-0705

Farmers Market at Chestnut Square,
8 a.m.-noon. 315 S. Chestnut.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY
Free Wine Tastings: 2 and 4 p.m. at Mitas Hill Vineyard; 2005 Mitas Hill. 972-316-7991.

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