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  1. The Art of the Brick

    February 23, 2019, 10:00 AM - August 18, 2019, 5:00 PM

    Featuring intriguing works of art made exclusively from one of the most recognizable toys in the world, The Art of the Brick is a critically acclaimed traveling exhibition boasting the world’s largest and most elaborate display of pieces constructed using only LEGO® bricks. Created by world-renowned contemporary artist Nathan Sawaya, The Art of the Brick is designed to inspire ingenuity and creativity with original pieces and re-imagined versions of some of the world's most famous art masterpieces including Van Gogh's Starry Night and Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. And discover your inner architect in the hands-on, interactive LEGO® brick gallery The Science of the Brick, with building challenges, games, and open play spaces!

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  2. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 18, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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  3. Duck's Unlimited Banquet

    April 18, 2019, 1:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Show Barn at Myers Park

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  4. LIVE at Lone Star Byron Haynie & WINE CLUB Pick up Event

    April 18, 2019, 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

    Our bi-monthly wine pick up event with deliciousness from Hutchins BBQ and the talented Byron Haynie keeping it lively and entertaining!

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  5. Easter Blooms with Alice's Table

    April 18, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    we are so excited to have alice's table back to create an easter centerpiece that will catch every bunny's eye! treat yourself to a girls night out learning floral arranging tips. don’t miss this unique arrangement!! think carrots!!

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  6. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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  7. Nature Story Time

    April 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered.

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  8. Watercolor Florals

    April 19, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    There lives an artist in all of us! Watercolors are magical, easy and exciting with the right instruction, materials and inspiration. Learn watercolor florals to create a floral wreath in no time in a fuss-free fun workshop! In this beginner level, easy to follow workshop, we will create mood boards from images, sketch and compose a balanced composition of florals and paint with watercolors. You’ll get to take home a frame-worthy painting and even receive a hand-lettering exercise to inscribe your name, favorite word or phrase in the painting! Unique Watercolor Kits will be available to purchase after the workshop if you so desire to keep the inspiration going at home!

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  9. LIVE at Lone Star Michael & Ashley 4/19 8pm

    April 19, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Friday night date night, the best entertainment and wine! Mellow acoustic guitar melodies and beautiful contralto vocals.

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  10. Collin County Master Gardeners Plant Sale

    April 20, 2019, 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM @ Back 40 at Myers Park

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  11. Third Saturday Nature Talks

    April 20, 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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  12. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 20, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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  13. Beginner Modern Calligraphy

    April 20, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

    created for those who have some familiarity with lettering but want a refresher. we will go through the basics of composing the alphabet and move into connecting letters and flourishing 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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  14. Concert in the Courtyard: Harper Grace

    April 20, 2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

    Join us for a concert in the courtyard as we welcome American Idol's own, Harper Grace, for a live acoustic performance. All ages welcome.

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  15. Intermediate Brush Lettering Workshop

    April 20, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

    ready to take your lettering to the next level? if you are comfortable with a brush pen and can compose a brush alphabet, this class is for you! after a quick review of the basics, we will focus in on the art of connecting letters, adding "bounce" and laying out a word or quote in a balanced and beautiful way. this course also includes some new, more advanced brush lettering tools for you to add to your collection! 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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  16. Andy Timmons & Electric Truth Live at the Sanctuary

    April 20, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ The Sanctuary Music & Events Center

    Join The Guitar Sanctuary as we present a special show with Andy Timmons and a special all-star band "Electric Truth" for an evening of Rock, Blues, and Soul at The Sanctuary Music & Events Center on Saturday April 20th at 8pm (doors open at 7pm). Andy and guitarist Nick Knirk will kick off the night with a special set of songs chronicling the history of modern guitar. VIP Tables including seating for 4 directly in front of the stage are $200 per table. (SEE SEATING CHART) Downstairs Seats (First Come, First Served) are $35 each General Admission (Standing Room Only) Tickets on the upstairs balcony are $15 each. We will have standard Cash Bar and Food Service available from our friends at Rick's Chophouse. Andy's all-star band will feature a whos-who of North Texas musicians and alumni, including: Sean McCurley Mike Medina Eric Willis AJ Brown Corry Pertile

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  17. LIVE at Lone Star ED BURLESON 4/20 8pm

    April 20, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

    Well known all around Texas, Ed is one of the most talented Texas country artist. Southern red dirt style, always making a connection with his audience, keeping it simple and keeping it real. If you're looking for fun, you've found the right place. Great music and wine!

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  18. Easter Brunch at the Sheraton McKinney

    April 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Menu: Omelet Station Choice of Farm Fresh Eggs or Egg White Omelet, Diced Ham, Sausage, Bacon, Spinach, Tomatoes, Bell Pepper, Jalapeños, Mushrooms, Onions, Swiss or Cheddar Cheese Waffle Bar Buttermilk Waffles, Fresh Berries, Strawberries, Whipped Cream, Pecans, Chocolate Chips, and Warm Maple Syrup Carving Station Braised Leg of Lamb, with Yogurt Mint Sauce Herb Crusted Prime Rib with Creamy Horseradish and Au Jus Raw Bar Oysters, Shrimp Cocktail, Jumbo Crab Meat and Smoked Salmon Salad Station Field Greens and Romaine Lettuce, Shredded Carrots, Sliced Cucumbers, Grape Tomatoes, Diced Cranberries, Pecans, Walnuts and Selection of Dressings Buffet Scrambled Eggs, Country Bacon and Link Sausage Grilled Chicken with Boursin Cheese Creole Red Snapper Herb Roasted Potatoes Rice Pilaf Roasted Vegetables Desserts Pecan Pie, Apple Pie and Assorted Mini Desserts Fruit Display Freshly Brewed Starbucks® Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Tazo® Herbal Teas, Freshly Brewed Ice Tea

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  19. The Great Egg Hunt

    April 21, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ thegreategghunt.net

    3 Acres of eggs, butterfly tent, hayride

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  20. E.J. Wills Gastropub’s Tuesday Trivia Nights

    April 23, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ E.J. Wills Gastropub - Stonebridge Drive at 380

    Beginning on March, 12, 2019, McKinney will now have a trivia night! Join us each Tuesday at 7 pm for E.J. Wills’ weekly trivia. Called by host J.J. Gotto of Challenge Entertainment, this is sure to be a challenging night that will test your brain and tickle your funny bone. Enter on your own or with a team of up to 6 players. Weekly give-aways available and prizes for the winning teams!

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  21. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 25, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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  22. Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards Luncheon

    April 25, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Aristide McKinney

    The Junior League of Collin County Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards taking place on Thursday, April 25, recognizes individual volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and business volunteer programs that make important contributions and assist the residents of Collin County. Nominations are submitted from the community-at-large and finalists are honored during the annual luncheon. The keynote speaker, Dr. John Siburt of City Square will share ways the community can engage in fight the causes of poverty and homelessness. Volunteerism is at the heart of the Junior League of Collin County’s mission to improve the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, and through the Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards, the Junior League of Collin County strives to inspire others to embrace and celebrate volunteerism.

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  23. LIVE @ Lone Star TOMMY WILLIAMS 4/25 7PM

    April 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Historic Ritz Building

    Multi talented vocalist and humorist. Tommy touches everyone with his beautiful voice and his versatility. Music with meaning. A great time for a new wine tasting!

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  24. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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  25. Nature Story Time

    April 26, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary

    Nature Story Times are designed primarily for young children and will introduce a different nature-themed book each week. During most of the story times, a puppet, live animal or enrichment items will be included to enhance the experience. These programs should last approximately 30-45 minutes depending on the book covered.

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  26. LIVE @ Lone Star Mike Allyn 4/26 8PM

    April 26, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Historic Ritz Building

    Versatile and multi talented vocalist and guitarist. Mike is no stranger here at Lone Star, he brings an extensive playlist that covers all the classic favorites! Grab a bottle and settle in for a Friday night sure to please!

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  27. Chisholm Trail Texas Longhorn Cattle Show

    April 27, 2019, 7:00 AM - April 28, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Show Barn at Myers Park

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  28. McKinney Area 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

    April 27, 2019, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ McKinney Community Center

    3-on-3 Basketball Tournament Ages 8 & up Minimum of four players per team

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  29. HOOPS FOR HOMELESSNESS 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

    April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ OLD SETTLER'S RECREATION CENTER OUTDOOR SPORTS PAVILLION

    HOOPS FOR HOMELESSNESS 3-ON-3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT AND FOOD DRIVE WILL SUPPORT NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS WHO HELP END HOMELESSNESS IN OUR COMMUNITY. ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO LOCAL CHARITIES. TEAM AGE GROUPINGS (8-12), (13-18), & (19 & UP)

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  30. McKinney Tour de Coop

    April 27, 2019, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Heritage Village at Chestnut Square

    The McKinney Tour de Coop is an annual educational tour of urban chicken coops. Come join us Saturday, April 27th from 9am - 2pm to see how McKinney, Texas, has joined the self-sustainability movement! This unique event allows the future hobbyist or curious spectators an opportunity to get an intimate look at several interpretations of what constitutes an "ideal" backyard chicken coop set-up.

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  31. Granddaughter Tea - "The Kindness Quilt"

    April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Heard-Craig Center for the Arts

    Every year, the Heard-Craig Center in downtown McKinney hosts several Mother/Daughter and Granddaughter Teas. The April 27, 2019 the Granddaughter breakfast will once again feature a short program and art project, followed by breakfast and tea in the Main House. This is a lovely and beautiful way to spend a special morning with your your daughter or granddaughter. The details are shown below: Quilt Block Word Search. Reading of the book "The Kindness Quilt". Fine Art Project: Create your own fine art piece of a Quilt Pattern (choose from the Flying Geese, the Shoo Fly, The Ohio Star, or the Lonestar, for example). Take your Fine Art piece home for framing. For more information on the Granddaughter Tea, call us at 972-569-6909.

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  32. MCKINNEY, THEN AND NOW exhibit

    April 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Collin County History Museum in Historic Downtown McKinney

    Fasten your seatbelts and come join us for a travel back in time as we focus on McKinney, Texas... Then and Now. Various types of audio/visual aids will be available and we'll be introducing augmented reality. History has never been so fascinating!

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  33. ManeGait Country Fair

    April 27, 2019, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship

    Modeled after old-fashioned county fairs, ManeGait Country Fair features wholesome fun for the whole family with carnival games, contests & crafts, inflatables & bounce houses, nerf battlefield, pony rides & petting zoo. There will also be live entertainment, beer & wine garden, food & concessions, picnic area, and much more!

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  34. LIVE at Lone Star Duane Bates 4/27 8PM

    April 27, 2019, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Historic Ritz Building

    Classic rock, blues and country, Duane brings it all for your Saturday night entertainment! Come early, get your seat! He is everyone's favorite! Great Texas wine and Music!

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  35. E.J. Wills Gastropub’s Tuesday Trivia Nights

    April 30, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ E.J. Wills Gastropub - Stonebridge Drive at 380

    Beginning on March, 12, 2019, McKinney will now have a trivia night! Join us each Tuesday at 7 pm for E.J. Wills’ weekly trivia. Called by host J.J. Gotto of Challenge Entertainment, this is sure to be a challenging night that will test your brain and tickle your funny bone. Enter on your own or with a team of up to 6 players. Weekly give-aways available and prizes for the winning teams!

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