Tuesday , 25 October 2016

Weekend Buzz: Second Saturday and More February Sweets

The McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau advises us all on what’s happening in MacTown this weekend.

Four Funny Females (Saturday): A “feel good” evening of clean comedy, laughter and community for the Ultimate Girls Night Out, right here in downtown McKinney. Back by popular demand, local comedian Laura Bartlett and her talented funny friends Jodi Hadsell, Sherry Belle and Linda Stogner bring big laughs to the McKinney Performing Arts Center Courtroom Theater, 111 N. Tennessee. Tickets ($20) are available HERE.8-9:30 p.m.

joseph and dreamcoatJoseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Friday-through-Sunday): McKinney Youth Theatre presents Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat 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. (Continues next weekend.)

Bird Walk at the Heard (Saturday): The 2nd Saturday Bird Walks are intended to help beginning and intermediate birders with bird spotting and identification techniques. Guided walk starts promptly at 8 a.m. Prairie, woodland, and wetland habitats are included. Walks are included in museum admission. At Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place.

Second Saturday Art: The downtown McKinney art galleries will be open Saturdayevening from 7-10 p.m.

crystal yatesLive Entertainment:

Cadillac Pizza Pub: The Stratoblasters (Fri.); Maylee Thomas Band (Sat.)
Hank’s: Mark Chestnutt (Fri.); Curtis Grimes(Sat.) 
Rick’s Lounge:
 Live music (Thur.-Sat.)

Grotto Live: Alex Dowidchuk (Fri.);  Southern Couch Band (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:  Crystal Yates – (pictured) McKinney artist who won the National Texaco Country Showdown in January. To read more about Crystal’s win & upcoming TV appearance on CMT, click HERE. (Fri.)
And Even More to Do This Weekend …

Pasta Dinner & Silent Auction: Fundraiser for the McKinney North High School Band program. 6-9 p.m. at 2550 Wilmeth. $12. Click HERE for entertainment schedule at dinner and to check for weather-related updates.SATURDAY

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.


Wine Tastings: 2 & 4 p.m.Mitas Hill Vineyard; 2005 Mitas Hill. Free.
Creative Fun in February
Looking for something fun for your family members this February? May we suggest a couple of ideas?

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. How fun! Feb. 7-28; winner announced in March. (Mugs shown are only samples of what’s available to paint at Walls of Clay.)

Make your own cookie bouquet at Sweet Art Bakery, 3751 S. Stonebridge Drive. Feb. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.Spots will fill up fast! $50


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