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St. Patty’s Day Organ Concert Announced

The North Texas chapter of the American Theater Organ Society might just have the Luck of the Irish this year.Theater organist Dave Wickerham may be the most difficult artist...
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Feb 26

Strike Up the Bands Free Concert

The McKinney Community Bands join forces for the first time with the Plano Community Band in a concert featuring classic wind band compositions performed by both groups of musicians....
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Oct 1

Chills & Thrills Free Family Concert

Calling all fans of thrilling (and slightly chilling) family films featuring superheroes, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Disney and more for a concert especially for the little ones and those...
4:00pm
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Jul 2

AMERICA! Free Patriotic Band Concert

Join the all-volunteer McKinney Community Band, now in their 11th year, for an afternoon of patriotic music celebrating our country.
3:30pm
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Mar 26

Free Band Concert: World of Music

The McKinney Community Band takes you on a musical journey around the globe. No passport or ticket required. Pieces on this concert program include dances, preludes, festivals and more....
4:00pm
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Feb 25

North Texas Chapter – American Theater Organ Society Presents: Sunrise

Arguably, many of the best silent films came in the late 1920’s as Hollywood’s first two decades was coming to an end, and the talking motion picture was about...
7:30pm
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Dec 11

Countdown to Christmas Free Band Concert

Join the McKinney Community Band for a Sunday afternoon of Christmas favorites and some holiday surprises in the middle of the quaint and festive downtown square!
4:00pm
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Jon Christopher Davis: More Than Meets the Ear

Lone Star Attitude®: Texans intrinsically understand what that means. But perhaps McKinney singer-songwriter Jon Christopher Davis understands the meaning of that phrase more than most. He not only exudes...
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Strike Up the Band in McKinney

On Thursday evenings, when most people are winding down at home, watching TV or enjoying quiet family time, a small group of devoted volunteers are gathering to share a...
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MCVB Relocates to McKinney’s Downtown Square

The McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau started the year off with a change of scenery, thanks to a move to new offices in the heart of McKinney’s historic district. “The...
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McKinney High School Class of 1965 to Hold Big 65th Birthday Bash in McKinney...

Graduates from the Class of 1965 turn 65 this year, a mere 47 years after receiving their diplomas. To celebrate this landmark, classmates from the McKinney High School Class of...
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McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces Halt in Search for Executive Director

The McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau (MCVB) Board of Directors announced Monday that they are halting the search for a new Executive Director without naming a new director at...
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The Business of Tournaments in McKinney

A bat cracks as the ball sails to the outfield. A disc clinks as it lands in its target basket. A goalie lunges, but the soccer ball flies past her hands...
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The McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau Names Interim Director

The McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau (MCVB) on Friday announced the appointment of Dee-dee Guerra as its Interim Director. Guerra joined the MCVB staff in October 2007 as the Tourism Services...
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Be a Tourist in Your Hometown during National Tourism Week May 5-13

As National Travel and Tourism Week kicks off Saturday, the McKinney Convention & Visitors Bureau (MCVB) encourages McKinney residents to be tourists in their own town. The annual observation was...
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