Sept. 2 | Paint and drink
Painting with a Twist is offering a happy hour painting class to relax from the week. Participants are invited to bring a drink of their choice and snacks to enjoy during the class. This class is suggested for people 16 years old and up, but participants must be 21 or older to drink. 5-6:30 p.m. $29. 972-542-1883. 3201 Hardin Blvd., Ste 204. www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/mckinney
Sept. 10 | Take a trolley tour
Experience the historic district in downtown McKinney on a trolley. While enjoying the sights of historic McKinney, participants will also hear about significant people that have made a mark on the town. 9:45-10:45 a.m. $10-15. 315 S Chestnut St. Search McKinney Historic Trolley Tour via EventBrite.
Sept. 10 | Learn tree care
Learn how to care for your trees at the 2022 Collin County Master Gardeners tree care workshop. This workshop will include how to handle frost and freeze damage and to the increasing danger of the Emerald Ash Borer. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. $20. 7117 County Road 166. https://allevents.in/mckinney/2022-ccmga-tree-care-workshop
Sept. 17 | Support small businesses at The Boho Market
Visit The Boho Market at TUPPS Brewery and support small businesses, local makers and artists. Shop at these small businesses while enjoying beer from the brewery. The venue will be covered and open-aired. 1 p.m. Free. 721 Anderson St. 214-202-2668. https://artandseek.org/calendar/event/111275/the-boho-market-at-tupps
Sept. 17 | Go on a ghost tour
The Ghostly Hauntings is an after dark ghost tour of the historical homes at Chestnut Square. The tour will feature audio and video clips of paranormal activity in these homes followed by an inside tour of the houses. Children under 12 are not permitted and children 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult. 8-10 p.m. $25. 315 S Chestnut St. https://allevents.in/mckinney/ghostly-hauntings-sept-17
Sept. 17 | Attend the North Texas Pride Festival
The 11th annual Come As You Are festival is in Plano to celebrate pride in diversity. The event will offer sponsor and vendor booths, food and beverages, give-a-ways, donations, bands and other events. Prices for general tickets are to come. VIP tickets are $20. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 972-423-7809. 902 E. 16 St., Plano. www.visitplano.com/event/2022-north-texas-pride-festival
Live music in McKinney
Guitars & Growlers
2741 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 500
Sept. 6, 13 and 20: live singers and songwriters at 7 p.m.
Zen Zen Wine Bistro
6841 Virginia Parkway, Ste. 104
Sept 1. – Eric Erickson, 7 p.m.
Sept 2. – Reigning Nickels, 8 p.m.
Sept 3. – Byron Haynie, 8 p.m.
Sept 8. – Shane Frame, 7 p.m.
Sept 9. – Acoustically Speaking, 8 p.m.
Sept 10. – Chant Duplantier, 8 p.m.
Sept 15. – The Guitar Sanctuary Customer Showcase, 7 p.m.
Sept 16. – Aaron Hendra, 8 p.m.
Sept 17. – The Buzz Andrews Band, 8 p.m.