February 2020 Around Town

Krewe of Barkus Dog Parade and Festival, Sun, Feb 23 Krewe of Barkus will feature a parade, vendor booths, interactive activities and more. 2020 will be the 18th annual event. In past years, more than 250 dogs participated in the parade alongside more than 4,500 spectators in awe of costumes, creatures and creativity. The theme … Continued

January 2020 Around Town

McKinney Bridal Show at McKinney Performing Arts Center Join us for one of the premier boutique bridal shows in North Texas on January 18, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McKinney Performing Arts Center. From cakes to bridal gowns, calligraphers to venues, peruse the two levels of the historic courthouse in beautiful Downtown … Continued

December 2019 Around Town

46th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes Join us for the 46th Annual Holiday Tour of Homes celebrating the Heritage Village at Chestnut Square. Tour a collection of private homes in the famed Historic District of McKinney, all dressed up for the holiday and open to the public. Enjoy brunch or tea in our beautiful Bevel … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Home for the Holidays: A McKinney Christmas Nov. 29–Dec. 1 Thanksgiving weekend marks the 38th year for this hometown Christmas celebration. Visit the 14-block area of McKinney’s 165-year-old commercial historic downtown for family activities, food and entertainment. Enjoy a uniquely McKinney Christmas celebration with neighbors and visitors from near and far. It’s an unforgettable experience … Continued

October 2019 Around Town

Prosper Pumpkinfest Oct. 19—Free! Come enjoy a family-friendly day of events and entertainment! ​​​​The lineup of entertainment includes live music, a kid zone with games and inflatables, shopping, food trucks and pumpkins galore!    The event is Saturday, Oct. 19, 3-7 p.m. Frontier Park | 1551 Frontier Parkway, Prosper McKinney Fall Festival and Monster Dash 5K Oct. 26 … Continued

September 2019 Around Town

McKinney Oktoberfest Sept. 27-29 Celebrating its 12th year, McKinney Oktoberfest draws close to 50,000 attendees and attracts visitors from all across North Texas. 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 honoring the … Continued

August 2019 Around Town

The Man in the Locket It’s summertime in the early 1900s. A wealthy tycoon’s young daughter escapes her conniving guardians and villainous fiance in search of the past and father she no longer remembers. She has one clue: a locket with two photos. She begins her quest joining the circus and finds love. But will she find her father and escape … Continued

July 2019 Around Town

Prosper Summer Camps Youth: Many programs including golf, tennis, basketball, soccer, Minecraft, drama and even yoga are here to keep the kids busy this summer in Prosper! Have them build their own robot or learn magic—so many exciting programs to choose from! To learn more, visit ProsperParksAndRec.org/RecYouth.aspx. Adult: Adult Tennis is open to all skill levels and is typically divided into two groups, … Continued

June 2019 Around Town

McKinney Repertoire Theatre Fundraiser June 19 Stop by E.J. Wills Gastropub,1910 N. Stonebridge Drive, Suite 100 (at Highway 380) in McKinney June 19 from 7–9:30 p.m. to help support your McKinney Repertory Theatre group. MRT will receive a portion of your tips to the bartenders! Come have fun with two MRT actors who will be there as celebrity bartenders. They promise to make … Continued

May 2019 Around Town

A Gathering to End Hunger at the Sanctuary May 8 Seating is limited, so get your tickets early! Come join us May 8 from 7–10 p.m. at the Sanctuary for a fantastic evening of music by Rory Payne and bid for some great deals in the live auction. You might even win the one-week vacation at the Westin … Continued