Songs from Broadway and a county fair: 4 things to do in McKinney this June

ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship will host a country fair on June 12. (Courtesy ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship)
ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship will host a country fair on June 12. (Courtesy ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship)

ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship will host a country fair on June 12. (Courtesy ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship)

School is out and it's officially summer. Here are some things to do to kick off your June.
June 6 | ‘A Night on Broadway’

The McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra and singer Agostina Migoni will pay homage to the sounds of some of the most critically acclaimed musicals, such as “West Side Story,” “The Sound of Music,” “Chicago” and more. Seating is limited to allow for social distancing. 7 p.m. $25. McKinney Boyd High School auditorium, 600 Lake Forest Drive, McKinney. https://app.gopassage.com/events/a-night-on-broadway

June 10-12 | Race For Embrace virtual 5K

The McKinney Young Professionals are holding a virtual 5K to raise funds for Embrace Texas, a nonprofit that provides resources to adopted and foster children and their families. Ahead of the June 12 race day, participants can pick up their race packet at Tupps Brewery on June 10 and catch a performance by singer-songwriter Alexa B Heart; packet pickup is also available at the McKinney Chamber of Commerce office June 11. 4-7 p.m. (June 10), 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (June 11). $45 (includes T-shirt and finishers medal), $55 (with tote bag add-on). Tupps Brewery, 721 Anderson St., McKinney; McKinney Chamber of Commerce, 1700 N. Redbud Blvd., McKinney. 972-542-0163. www.mckinneychamber.com/events/details/race-for-embrace-virtual-5k-8932

June 12 | Country fair

This fourth annual old-fashioned country fair will feature carnival rides, inflatables, contests, live music, a petting zoo, a beer and wine garden, food trucks and more. Proceeds from the event benefit ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship, which provides therapeutic horse-riding programs for children and adults with disabilities. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. $20 (per car through June 10), $25 (per car after June 10). ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship, 3160 N. Custer Road, McKinney. www.manegait.org/events/countryfair

June 19 | Fitness party

McKinney residents can spend their morning participating in their choice of four free outdoor fitness classes. Attendees are asked to bring their own water, mat and towel. 8:45-9:30 a.m. (Fitcamp), 9-9:50 a.m. (yoga), 9:30-10:15 (Zumba), 10:15-11 a.m. (High Fitness). Free. Bonnie Wenk Park amphitheater, 2996 Virginia Parkway, McKinney. 972-547-7486. www.mckinneytexas.org

Editor's note: The original post has been edited to correct an error. The 'Night on Broadway' event will be held at McKinney Boyd High School in the auditorium.
By Kasey Salisbury
After growing up in the Sugar Land, Texas, area, Kasey Salisbury graduated with a degree in journalism in 2018 from The University of Texas at Austin, where she was the copy chief at the campus newspaper, The Daily Texan. She joined the Community Impact Newspaper team as a copy editor in October 2018.