McKinney November 2020

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November & December events

COMPILED BY WILLIAM C. WADSACK

27 VIRTUAL TREE LIGHTING McKinney Main Street will stream the lighting of the McKinney Community Christmas tree on its Facebook page. The tree is a 35-foot Michigan Spruce. Free. 6-6:30 p.m. 972-547-2660. www.facebook.com/downtownmckinney/ DECEMBER 02 ADULT BOOK CLUB The McKinney public libraries host a monthly book club geared toward adults to discuss books of various genres, such as mystery, general " ction and non " ction or biography. The online event this month, held via Zoom, will center on “Crimson Lake” by Candice Fox. Noon- 12:40 p.m. Free. 972-547-7323. www.mckinneytexas.org/1093/ Adult-Book-Club 05 CARL REINELT READING McKinney author Carl Reinelt will celebrate the release of his book, “The Worst Hospital in Prague,” with a reading and book signing at Graphite Pencil + Paper in downtown McKinney. The reading will also be streamed on the Graphite Pencil + Paper Facebook page. Free. 10:30 a.m.-noon, 1:30-3 p.m. Graphite Pencil + Paper, 211 N. Tennessee

09 HOLIDAY TEAWITH THE MCKINNEY FLUTE CHOIR The McKinney Flute Choir will perform holiday music to accompany a tea luncheon at the Heard-Craig Center for the Arts. Tickets will be limited. $30-$35. 2-4 p.m. Heard-Craig Center for the Arts, 205 W. Hunt St., McKinney. 972-569-6909. www.heardcraig.org/events 12 SECOND SATURDAY BIRDWALK Members from the Prairie and Timbers Audubon Society will provide identi " cation techniques and bird spotting tips for beginning and intermediate birders. Free-$12. 8-9:30 a.m. Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney. 972-562-5566. www.heardmuseum.org/birding 13 ALL STAR CHRISTMAS CONCERT The McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra will open its third annual Holiday Concert Series with several special guest performers. The orchestra will be performing Christmas tunes arranged in jazz, rock, classical and folk styles, among others. $20-$25. 4:30-6 p.m. McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney. 940-594-8790. www.mckinneytexas. org/117/Performing-Arts-Center

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HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MCKINNEY

This holiday festival will feature photos with Santa, local artist holiday shops, ornament decorating for children and a holiday carousel. While entrance to the festival is free, there will be a cost for some activities. Free. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Historic Downtown McKinney, Main Street, McKinney. 972-547-7500. www.mckinneytexas.org/677/Home-for-the-Holidays (Courtesy city of McKinney)

NOVEMBER 20 THROUGH 22

WORTH THE TRIP NOV. 11 ! JAN. 3 RADIANCE! AHOLIDAY LIGHT SPECTACULAR Visitors will drive through more than a mile of holiday light displays. Vehicles will also be able to tune into a special holiday radio signal. $30- $50. 5:30-10 p.m. daily. Dr Pepper Ballpark, 7300 Roughriders Trail, Frisco. www.radiancechristmas.com

VINTAGEMARKET DAYS This indoor-outdoor market will feature vendors selling original art, antiques, clothing, jewelry and more. The event will o ! er two entrances to help with social distancing. $7-$12. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 Country Road 166, McKinney. https://vintagemarketdays. com/market/dallas-mckinney/

St., McKinney. 214-548-5380. www.thegraphitestore.com

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