Monday , 23 April 2018
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Weekend Buzz: Road Rally, Farmers Market and More

As late summer brings about the return of school, there’s still plenty of weekend options in McKinney.

Red Hot Road Rally (Saturday): This 50+ mile motorcycle road rally benefits the Children and Community Health Center of McKinney.  Fee is $25 per person. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. at the Wysong Campus of Medical Center of McKinney, 130 S. Central Expwy. (at Virginia). Kickstands up at10 a.m. and the ride wraps up at the Collin County Regional Airport, 1500 Industrial Blvd., where lunch and music will be provided along with raffle prizes. 214-803-1415.

Free Art & Music (Sunday): The Art Club of McKinney presents a free art and music event in the Carriage House at the Heard-Craig House (205 W. Hunt) at2 p.m. Sunday. Local painter Anne Royer will create an original painting to music performed by professional jazz pianist/composer William Foley. FREE.

Farmers Market (Saturday): Local and organic meat, dairy, honey and produce vendors offer their wares every Saturday at Chestnut Square HIstoric Village (315 S. Chestnut) just south of  downtown McKinney. Market vendors also offer sauces, canned goods, pasta, baked goods, wine and flowers!  Dixie’s Store will be open with sodas, old fashioned candy, ice cream, craft items and old fashioned toys for sale. 8 a.m.-noon.

weekend art 082213August Art Gallery Exhibits

Downtown galleries feature these artists in August.

Live Entertainment

Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.);  Tommy Katona Band (Fri.); Big Gus & Swampdelic (Sat.)
Hank’s: Sam Riggs & The Night People (Thur.); Red Leather (Fri.); Johnny Cooper (Sat.)
Rick’s Lounge:
 Live music Thursdaythru Saturday

Grotto: Backstreet Unplugged (pictured, Fri.); Hwy 31 (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Carolyn Jones (Fri.); Joel Clarke (Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars: Jim McCrain (Thur.); Crystal Yates (Fri.); Nelson Miller (Sat.)
Spoons Cafe: Open Mic Night (Thurs.);  Buzz Andrews (Fri.); Duane Bates (Sat.)
Texas Butterfly Garden at the Heard Museum. 972-562-5566.

The Curse of an Aching Heart: McKinney Repertory Theatre presents their annual melodrama. Wear a mustache or donate canned food to get free popcorn to throw. 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; Sunday 2:30 p.m. McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee. 214-544-4630.
Adriatica Farmers Market: Virginia Pkwy. & Adriatica Dr. 3-7 p.m.


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

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


Exclusive Bulb Pre-order: Thru Aug. 31

Wildlife Program: Friday, 7:30 a.m.

Morgan Horse Show:Sunday, 7 a.m.

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