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  1. Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs

    August 31, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 17, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Let your imagination run wild as you travel back in time along a half-mile nature trail with ten life-size animatronic dinosaurs. During the 14th Annual Dinosaurs Live! Life-Size Animatronic Dinosaurs exhibit, these animatronic dinosaurs will move and roar, providing an experience sure to captivate visitors. This exhibit will also offer interesting facts about both herbivorous and carnivorous dinosaurs. Children and the young at heart will also have the opportunity to play on stationary baby dinosaurs, a photo-op Tyrannosaurus rex and a photo op Pachyrhinosaurus. This year’s exhibit will also a feature an outdoor hadrosaur fossil dig to inspire future paleontologists. The Dinosaurs Live! exhibit trail is jogging-stroller friendly (umbrella strollers are not recommended), giving families and friends a unique, exciting and educational activity to experience together.

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  2. North Texas Yarn Crawl

    September 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 22, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Join The McKinney Knittery and 10 other yarn shops in North Texas for the 2019 North Texas Yarn Crawl. Shop ‘till you drop! Lots of prize drawings, trunk shows, and stash enhancement opportunities! It’s not Fall without a Crawl!

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  3. Carson & Barnes circus presents Circussaurus!

    September 20, 2019 - September 21, 2019 @ Third Monday Trade Days 4550 W University Dr. 75071

    The 2019 edition of CIRCUS SAURUS will feature artists from around the world.

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  4. Lovejoy High School Cross Country Meet

    September 21, 2019, 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Back 40 at Myers Park

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  5. McKinney Farmers Market at Chestnut Square

    September 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    We work hard to re-create the feel of bygone market days held in the old Jockey lot in downtown McKinney. Meet friends, share local news and bring a chair and sit a while! Most every Saturday there’s a special tour, event, music or demonstration. Local and organic meat, dairy, honey and produce vendors offer their wares every Saturday at Chestnut Square near downtown McKinney. Market vendors also offer baked goods, artisan & specialty foods, wine, plants & flowers, craft items and more! *Please note: market hours may vary according to season and special events. For all the latest news, follow the McKinney Farmers Market on Facebook or Instragram!

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  6. Third Saturday Nature Talks

    September 21, 2019, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    These programs are held on the third Saturday of each month and cover a variety of subjects. Third Saturday Nature Talks are open to the public and are free with paid general admission or Heard Museum Membership. Many of these programs will have an outside component. Please dress appropriately. These talks begin at 9:30 a.m. unless otherwise listed. Check Heard website for monthly topic.

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  7. Tinkergarten - Free Trial

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

    At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free trial class, Tinkergarten Leader, {your name}, will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate, and create together. Parents and caregivers learn, too, as we’ll share insight into your child’s development. This trial class is: - Designed for children ages 18 months-8 years. Child/children are accompanied by an adult. Siblings of any other age are most welcome. - Limited to the first 15 families who register. - Kids may get a bit messy (Hurrah!), so please send them in clothing that can get dirty. We start the class at the specified location but may end within a reasonable walk from that location. How: Sign up at https://www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/kara.gastin Visit https://tinkergarten.com/classes for alternate times and locations.

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  8. Intro to Modern Calligraphy Workshop

    September 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ birds & words {a home boutique}

    ideal for those with little to no experience with pointed-pen calligraphy. we will move at a slower pace to give you time to get comfortable with the pen and the unique way of using it. this course is perfect for a fun outing with friends or to treat yourself to learning something new! purchase with a friend, and you will receive a 10% discount off your tickets! we look forward to creating with you!

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  9. Live @ Lone Star Byron Haynie

    September 21, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Lone Star Wine Cellars

    DFW premier, professional Country, Americana, acoustic vocalist. Playlists include, oldie and Southern Rock. Your choice favorite wine included with the Live Music!

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