June & July events
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Jammin’ in June takes place at Bonnie Wenk Park
LIVE MUSIC The city of McKinney hosts weekly outdoor concerts in June in which families are invited to bring their lawn chairs and blankets. BONNIE WENK PARK AMPHITHEATER 2996 Virginia Parkway, McKinney JUNE
CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY THE CITY OF MCKINNEY AND CRAIG RANCH
SIP, STROLL AND SHOP DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY
The city of McKinney and Craig Ranchwill host the annual Red, White and Boom festival in honor of Independence Day. The day will begin with a downtown parade and a block party, and continue with a concert and reworks display at the McKinney Soccer Complex. Parade entries must be submitted by June 30. 10 a.m. Free. 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney (parade); 6375 Collin McKinney Parkway, McKinney (reworks). 972-547-7480. www.mckinneytexas.org/830/Red-White-and-BOOM
“Strong Women” exhibit will feature watercolor creations from artist Valerie Batchelder. Key pieces will be on sale during the showcase, and commissions are also welcome. Times vary. Free (entry). 205 W. Hunt St., McKinney. 972-569-6909. www.heardcraig.org/events 14 LEARN ABOUT MCKINNEY New and old residents can head to City Hall for the city’s “Welcome to McKinney” workshop, a session hosted once every two months for people to learn about the city’s resources. 6:30-8 p.m. Free. 222 N. Tennessee St., McKinney. 972-547-1063. www.mckinneytexas.org 16 PARTY IN THE PARK The city of McKinney is hosting a free day of outdoor tness instruction at the Bonnie Wenk Park amphitheater. Classes, including yoga and Zumba, are designed for all ability levels. Attendees should bring a mat, a towel and water. In case of bad weather, the classes will be moved to the Old Settlers Recreation Center. 8:45-11 a.m. Free. 2996 Virginia Parkway, McKinney (Bonnie Wenk Park). 1201 E. Louisiana St., McKinney (Old Settlers Recreation Center). 972-562-8310. https://tinyurl.com/mckparkparty SBG Hospitality’s annual McKinney Margarita Stroll will feature 20 stops in historic downtown. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. $35. 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney. 318-527-9221. www.mckinneysipandstroll.com
28 EAT LUNCH AND LEARN Entrepreneur Juliet Urshima will lead a discussion at Millhouse McKinney about starting a business during a dicult economy. Urshima started a paddleboarding business shortly before the pandemic and has since grown to be protable. Lunch will not be provided, but attendees are encouraged to bring their own. 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Free. 610 Elm St., Ste. 1000, McKinney. 202-810-2101. www.millhousemckinney.com 28 ENJOY TEA The Heard-Craig Center for the Arts will kick o its annual chocolate tea series with an assortment of handmade chocolates from around the Dallas metro area. Attendees will also receive their own chocolate pinatas. Ticket prices include July 26 and Aug. 30 dates. 12:30-1:30 p.m. $72. 205 W. Hunt St., McKinney. 972-569-6909. www.heardcraig.org/events JULY 05 THROUGH 22 APPRECIATE ART The Heard-Craig Center for the Arts’
JUNE 23 CRAFT COCKTAILS Ettiene Market is hosting a cocktail workshop for enthusiasts to enjoy handcrafted drinks and mixology tricks. This 90-minute session includes three cocktails. 6:30 p.m. $55. 115 W. Louisiana St., McKinney. 214-799-5195 www.ettienemarket.com 24 THROUGH 26 AND JULY 1, 2, 8,9,15 BECOME A POTTER Head to Jump Into Art Studios for a two- hour pottery workshop for adults looking to try their hand at the art form. Attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite beverage and an eager spirit. 7 p.m. $72 per class. 404 N. Church St., McKinney. 310- 702-8442. www.jumpintoart.com 25 THROUGH JULY 2, 9, 16 OBSERVE BUTTERFLIES The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary’s native Texas buttery house is open for the summer. Visitors can walk among free-ying butteries and other pollinators. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $10 (adults), $7 (children ages 3-13 and seniors over age 60). 1 Nature Place,
23 Havana NRG, 7:30 p.m. 30 Trey Allen Band, 7 p.m.
MCKINNEY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney 972-547-2650 www.mckinneyperformingartscenter.org JUNE 25 Marc Broussard, 8 p.m.
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