Monday , 24 October 2016
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Weekend Buzz: Tractors, Classic Cars, Beatlemania and Symphonics … Wow!

Our friends at McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau offer up a heapin’ helpin’ of springtime fun in McKinney this weekend.

beatlemaniaBeatlemania 64 (Saturday): A Tribute to The Beatles is a live, multi-media spectacular that takes you on a musical journey through the life and times of the world’s most celebrated band. This live concert event takes you back to Beatlemania in its heyday in the year 1964. The cast of The Four Fabs portrays the legendary foursome delivering a note-for-note theatrical event that is the next best thing to The Beatles. 7:30 p.m. at McKinney Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $22.

Classics on the Square (Saturday): The Morning Maniacs host Classics on the Square Car Show on the downtown square the last Saturday of each month from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Check out the beautifully restored cars and trucks, enjoy some breakfast and maybe a little shopping too while you’re downtown.

Family Symphony Sunday Series (Sunday): Fun, interactive concerts for kids age 3-10 & families at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. This week’s event features Wind instruments. (Coming: April 6, Percussion; April 13, Strings.) Pre-Concert activities at 2:15 p.m.with concert at 3 p.m. Tickets are $11. For more information, call 972-473-7262.

Tractor Training Class (Saturday): Learn about starting, driving and operating historic restored trailers housed at the Collin County Farm Museum at Myers Park.  Noon to 5 p.m.

Downtown Art Exhibits:

See the following work at McKinney’s galleries.
  • Garret Art Gallery: Local artists’ work is featured. 111 E. Virginia.
  • Orisons Art & Framing: Featured are six artists whose work explores fresh insights and bold expression: Austin McKinney, Hannah Smith, Desmond Blair, Harry Korshak (pictured), Richard Rukus and Richard Miller. 110 E. Louisiana.
  • Imaging on the Square: Local artists.109 S. Tennessee.

Live Entertainment:

Cadillac Pizza Pub: Open Mic (Thur.); Band of Joey Love & The Love Machine (Fri.); Maylee Thomas Band (Sat.)
Hank’s:  Kyle James Dunlap (Thur.); Cody Canada & The Departed (Fri.);  Casey Daniels Band (Sat.)
Rick’s Lounge:
 Lynne Cadena (Thur.); Jason Michaels (Fri.); Mick Tinsley (Sat.)

Grotto Live: Souther Couch Band (Fri.); Rumble Kings (Sat.)
Landon Winery: Live Music (Fri.-Sat.)
Lone Star Wine Cellars:  Live music (Fri.-Sat.)
Spoons: Open Mic (Thur.); John Wynn (Fri.); Eric Erickson (Sat.)
And Even More To Do …

Animals of the World Exhibit, Pioneer Village, and more.

Art on the Veranda, 105 W. Louisiana, is offering various jewelry making classes. Check HERE for class dates.


White Tail Banquet: At Myers Park. Email for information.


At 495 McKinney Pkwy.11 a.m.-1 p.m. $5 for brewery tour/tastings.

Learn about meat grading, cuts, and enjoy organic, grass-fed beef, grilled just for you! Local Yocal, 213 N. Tennessee.Lone Star 4H Horse Show: Myers Park; 7 a.m.-7 p.m.


Wine Tastings: 1-2:30 p.m. Mitas Hill Vineyard; 2005 Mitas Hill. Free.


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