All kind of activities are going on in McKinney this Christmas Week. Check them out below, thanks to the McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Christmas from the Sanctuary
Enjoy an evening of Christmas spirit by the musicians of The Guitar Sanctuary in McKinney's Adriatica. Concert at the Bella Donna Chapel in Adriatica, 401 Adriatica Pkwy. Featuring Maylee Thomas, Andy Timmons, George Fuller, Gerry Fisher and other guests from the Guitar Sanctuary in a free concert. Any donations are welcome and will benefit the Love Life Foundation. (Doors open at 6:30 p.m. both nights - Tuesday & Wednesday); 972-540-6420.
Austin Cunningham at Spoons Cafe
Spoons Cafe is hosting a concert on Thursday evening (Dec. 22), featuring area singer Austin Cunningham who performs at 8 p.m. Cover charge is $10; this is a second added show because the first one (Tuesday) sold out so quickly. This one could, too, so call 972-548-6900 ASAP if interested in going.
Lighted Trails Continue at Heard Natural Science Museum
The Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary still has its trails lighted for holiday fun! The third night of its Holiday Trail of Lights may have been cancelled due to last night's rain, but for the next two nights, (Tuesday-Wednesday, Dec. 20-21), the Heard is extending its hours to 7 p.m. to allow guests to navigate the beautifully lighted trails and see the deck-out dinos along the way. Also, catch the Animal Superheroes exhibit indoors and today (Tuesday) from 3-5 p.m., see a presentation by noted outdoor photographer and author Jim Foster (free with regular museum admission). www.heardmuseum.org.
Holiday Light Carriage Tours
Happy Trails Carriage Service is running holiday light tours through the historic district most days through Dec. 31. Reservations are required and space is limited. Call 214-662-6705 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a ride.
Holiday Restaurant Openings
Spoons Cafe (100 E. Louisiana) will be open on both Christmas Eve and New Years Eve until 3 p.m. and will be open on New Year's Day serving 2012 Bloody Marys and Mimosas from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
The Pub (204 W. Virginia) will be open Christmas Eve until 8 p.m. and will open again on Christmas Day at 7 p.m. For information, call 972-369-1800.
Churchill's British Restaurant & Pub (100 N. Tennessee) will be open on Christmas Eve and Christmas day after 5 p.m. both days. Call 972-562-2929 for more information.