Tuesday , 25 October 2016
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Weekend Buzz: Mugs, Rugs and Love are All on the Menu

The McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau suggests a plethora of local activities in McKinney this Valentines Day Weekend:

Taming of the Shrew (All Weekend): Enjoy Shakespeare’s classic comedy about the battle of the sexes, set in the American west of the 1880s and performed by the McKinney Young Actors Guild. Showtimes are Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. andSaturday and Sunday at 2:30 p.m. At the McKinney Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $12 and $8, and are available HERE.

Third Monday Trade Days (All Weekend): Take time to visit with the collectors and antique dealers, and meet the artists and craftsmen who create one-of-a kind treasures. Whether you’re searching for the latest trends in home décor, fashion and accessories or a unique gift for someone special, Third Monday is the place to be. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Sunday. Admission is free; parking is $5 per car on Saturday and Sunday before 3 p.m.

On Highway 380, 2 miles W of US 75 (Central Expwy.), 4550 W. University.Other Vintage Shopping Opportunities This Weekend:

Rug Trunk Show (Thursday): Trunk Show featuring Oushak Rugs from Turkey. Hundreds of rugs, all sizes and all price, all handmade. Authentic and antique reproductions (most with faded patterns and bleached colors). Gather at Patina Green to enjoy appetizers from their m Market and wine from local merchant. 116 N. Tennessee;4-8 p.m.

Art Gallery Exhibits: 

The downtown McKinney art galleries have the following art on display.

quinten hope bandLive Entertainment

Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Quinten Hope Band (pictured, Fri.);Sabrina & GypsyBleu (Sat.)
Hank’s: The Usrey Brothers (Thur.); Jackson Taylor (Fri.); The Damn Quails (Sat.) 
Rick’s Lounge:
 Live music (Thur.-Sat.)

Grotto Live: Joey Love (Fri.); Sweater Puppies (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:  Live music (Thurs.-Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Sons of Fathers (Thur.); 121 North (Fri.); Katie Lamb (Sat.); Ladies Song Swap (Sun.)
mugsBattle of the Brush (Through Feb. 28): This mug painting contest at Walls of Clay, 211 N. Kentucky, is for teens ages 13-19 only. Top winner gets a $40 gift card to Walls of Clay. Through Feb. 28; winner announced in March. (Mugs shown are only samples of what’s available to paint at Walls of Clay.)
And Even More To Do …

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat:McKinney Youth Theatre at Heard-Craig Hall, 306 N Church. Tickets $8 in advance; $10 at the door.Friday & Saturday, 7:15 p.m. Saturday & Sunday, 2:15 p.m .972-422-2575.
At 495 McKinney Pkwy.11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5 for brewery tour/tastings.
Steak 101 Class: Local Yocal Farm to Market, 213 N. Tennessee. Learn about grading, cuts and proper grilling methods. $40 per person. Registeronline or 469-952-3838.Cupid’s 1K/5K and Couple’s Run: At Adriatica Bell Tower;Race day registration at 7 a.m. Race time is 7:45am for the 1k and

8 a.m. for the 5k.


Wine Tastings: 2 & 4 p.m.Mitas Hill Vineyard; 2005 Mitas Hill. Free.

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