From shopping to `The Curse of an Aching Heart,’ the McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau has quite a few entertainment suggestions for all of us this weekend.
Third Monday Trade Days (Friday through Sunday): Ready for some outdoor fun since it’s cooled off? Head to Trade Days Friday,Saturday, or Sunday for the trendy attire, handcrafted jewelry, home décor, handcrafted wooden benches, swings, gliders, pets and pet supplies, discount pool supplies, western décor, cabinet hardware, and much more. Open 8a.m. to 5 p.m. all three days. Free admission; parking is $5 on Saturday and Sunday before 3 p.m. Free parking all day Friday.
Vintage Shopping (Friday-Saturday): Multiple antique, vintage, and junk vendors will sell their wares Friday and Saturday at the Old Red Lumberyard, Treasure Spotters, Dumpster Diva,Fringe, and the newest business in the Flour Mill District, “man-tique”-filled Relic Warehouse (351 E. Louisiana). Located in the area surrounding the historic Flour Mill (600 E. Louisiana to the south and 600 E. Virginia to the north). 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day.
`The Curse of an Aching Heart (Friday-Saturday): … or “Trapped in the Spider’s Web.” McKinney Repertory Theatre presents their annual melodrama complete with villian, damsel in distress, hero, booing, and hissing. Wear a mustache or donate canned food, and you’ll get free popcorn to throw. 7:30 p.m. both evenings. (Continues next weekend.) At McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee. 214-544-4630.
- Garret Gallery: Award-winning watercolor artist Linda Bauer. 111 E. Virginia; 972-548-9361.
- Imaging on the Square:Various local artists specializing in different mediums. 109 S. Tennessee; 972-548-7575.
- Orisons Fine Art & Framing (shown): Photographer Jeremy Woodhouse. 110 E. Louisiana; 972-529-1441
And Even More To Do …
Chestnut Square Farmers Market: From 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through mid-October. 315 S. Chestnut.