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  1. Dinosaurs Live! at The Heard

    September 2, 2017 - February 20, 2018 @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Encounter the 46-foot T-Rex and nine new life-size animatronic dinosaurs along the Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary’s nature trails at the 12th annual Dinosaurs Live! The exhibit always gives families and friends a fun, educational activity to enjoy together. See the dinosaurs move and hear them roar! Photo op and play area dinosaurs will be available as well. This year, the exhibit also features an outdoor fossil dig. The dinosaur trail is jogging stroller friendly (it is not suitable for strollers with small wheels).

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  2. Exhibit - POPPIES, A Symbol of Remembrance

    September 19, 2017, 9:00 AM - October 1, 2017, 12:00 PM @ Daily Exhibit (except Sundays), Open to the Public, $5.00 historic preservation donation.

    If you've ever been to the Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown, Texas, you'll know the vibrancy of bright red poppies and their symbol of remembrance. From September 19 through September 30th, the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts (McKinney's oldest art museum) will showcase poppy paintings, porcelain works, and current McKinney Artists' whimsical works (for sale to the public) featuring poppies. Remember a loved one with a gift of poppy art. Open during the day between 9:00 - 3:00 PM and on Saturday mornings from 8:00 - noon. At 205 W. Hunt. Tickets are available online.

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  3. 10th Annual McKinney Oktoberfest

    September 22, 2017 - September 24, 2017 @ Historic Downtown McKinney Square

    McKinney Oktoberfest draws close to 50,000 attendees and attracts visitors from all over North Texas and other points beyond. Tapping into the colorful tradition that began in Munich, Germany in 1810, McKinney Oktoberfest is a family-friendly event with authentic German music, food and drink, traditional costumes, dancing and children’s activities while staying honoring the many cultural contributions of German immigrants who settled in Texas.

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  4. Free Flu Shots at MedSpring McKinney

    September 22, 2017, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Next to Chase bank at the intersection of Stacy and Custer Road.

    Hurry in to MedSpring Urgent Care in McKinney, Texas to get your free flu shot and flu-proof your fall! The CDC is urging everyone over six months old to get a flu shot this year since the most common virus strains have changed for 2017. Come by MedSpring McKinney anytime from 8am-8pm the week of September 16-23 to protect yourself and family with a free flu shot. No appointment needed, children must be 1 year or older and offer is valid at this location only. More information:

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  5. Texas Road Trips: Paintings by Sandy and Alex Forbes

    September 22, 2017, 5:00 PM - September 23, 2017, 9:00 PM @ The Cove

    Sandy and Alex love taking road trips! Their paintings are inspired by their experiences. Even though Sandy is a native Texan, she finds new sites on every trip. In this show the Forbes will also show their new series, McKinney Hangouts.

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  6. Koch-Marshall Trio Live at The Sanctuary

    September 22, 2017, 8:00 PM @ The Sanctuary Music & Events

    The Guitar Sanctuary is proud to present a special concert with the Koch-Marshall Trio (featuring Greg Koch) at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center on Friday 22nd at 8pm (doors open at 7pm) with special guest The Mark Lettiere Trio. VIP Tables with seating for 4 directly in front of the stage are $200 per table. Downstairs Seats are $35 each Standing Room Only Tickets on the upstairs balcony are $15 each. We will have standard Bar and Food Service available from our friends at Sterling Events & Catering. Greg Koch and the Koch-Marshall Trio consist of American guitarist Greg Koch, his son Dylan Koch on drums and Hammond B3 specialist Toby Lee Marshall. At the heart of this organ trio is a blues sensibility - but Koch's compositions are an amalgam of rock, funk, jazz and country served up with heavy grooves and dynamic improvisations delivered with no small dose of humor and occasional wild abandon.

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  7. Live Jazz by Christian Ortiz at Eclair Bistro

    September 22, 2017, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Eclair Bistro

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