Get into the holiday spirit with these McKinney events.

Nov. 15 | Play trivia

McKinney residents are invited to team up for this general knowledge trivia. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own beverages. 6-8 p.m. $10 per team. Recreation Center at Towne Lake, 2001 S. Central Expressway, McKinney. 972-547-2690.

Nov. 17 | Enjoy French cuisine

The French-American Chamber of Commerce Texas presents its annual French Food & Wine Festival at McKinney’s historic The Cotton Mill venue. A festival pass includes an open bar, food samples from over 15 local restaurants, live music and more. 6:30-10:30 p.m. $90 (general admission), $110 (with Bubble Pass for champagne). The Cotton Mill, 610 Elm St., McKinney. french-festival-dallas

Nov. 18-20 | Shop vintage

Vintage Market Days’ “Oh What Fun” holiday event will allow shoppers to browse two buildings of vintage and vintage-inspired home decor, repurposed goods, jewelry, clothing and more alongside food trucks and live music. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (Nov. 18), 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (Nov. 19-20). Free (age 12 and under), $10 (Nov. 19-20 admission), $15 (Nov. 18-20 admission). Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166, McKinney.

Nov. 19 | Make a holiday wreath

Participants in this class hosted by Jump Into Art Studios will learn how to make a holiday wreath using decorations, such as popcorn, cranberries, pinecones, beads and more. 10 a.m.-noon or 1-3 p.m. This class is suitable for those age 6 and up. $44. 404 N. Church St., McKinney. 214-937-9153.

Dec. 3-4 | Tour holiday-decorated homes

The Holiday Tour of Homes is the Heritage Village at Chestnut Square’s 49-year-old tradition to raise funds to maintain its collection of preserved historical homes. Attendees will visit six private residences in the area that are extensively decorated for the holiday season. The self-guided tour also includes bonus stops and holiday activities at Chestnut Square. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. $30. Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut St., McKinney. 972-562-8790.

Dec. 3 | Shop local

The McKinney Creative Community’s annual Holiday Art Bazaar showcases a variety of local vendors selling handcrafted goods, such as jewelry, home goods, apparel, art, pottery and more. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (admission). The McKinney Cotton Mill Fields, 722 Anderson St., McKinney. 469-269-6859.

Dec. 3 | Listen to holiday orchestra music

The McKinney Philharmonic Orchestra will present its fifth annual All Star Christmas Concert featuring soloists Tatiana Ladymay Mayfield, Candace Mahogany Miller, Maylee Thomas and Ner de Leon. 7 p.m. $20 (seniors and students), $25 (adults). McKinney Boyd High School Auditorium, 600 Lake Forest Drive, McKinney.

Dec. 8 | Test your musical knowledge

In the game Singo: Music Bingo, players must guess the songs they hear to fill out the squares on their Bingo card. The December game will include popular holiday songs, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own beverages. 6-7:30 p.m. Free. Old Settler’s Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana St., McKinney. 972-562-8310.

Dec. 8 | Shop on the square

Attendees of the Shop, Walk & Wine on the Square event will meet at the McKinney Performing Arts Center for preshopping cocktails and collect a goodie bag and a shoppers card. After exploring participating merchants on the McKinney Square, shoppers will return to the MPAC for refreshments and visits from pop-up shops. 4:30-7:30 p.m. $20 (Women’s Alliance of McKinney members), $25 (nonmembers). Ruschhaupt Hall at McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney. 972-542-0163.

Dec. 10 | Watch a parade

The 23rd annual McKinney Rotary Christmas Parade of Lights theme is “Christmas in Toyland.” Prospective parade participants can register through Dec. 1, and cash prizes will be awarded to the top four floats. The parade will start and end at McKinney City Hall, 222 Tennessee St., McKinney, and travel along Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana and Virginia streets. 6:30 p.m. Free (spectators), $25-$150 (participants). Downtown McKinney.

Dec. 10 | Build a gingerbread house

During this class hosted by the McKinney Parks & Recreation Department, families and community members can learn how to make a gingerbread house ahead of the holiday season. 10-11:30 a.m. $20 (residents), $25 (nonresidents). Old Settler’s Recreation Center, 1201 E. Louisiana St., McKinney. 972-562-8310.

Dec. 15 Go to a Christmas concert

“Christmas from the Sanctuary” is a family-friendly holiday concert event benefiting the nonprofit Love Life Foundation. The show will feature Maylee Thomas-Fuller, Andy Timmons, George Fuller and Gerry Fisher performing songs from Thomas-Fuller and Timmons’ Christmas album “Here Comes the Son.” Staff and students from The Guitar Sanctuary family will also make an appearance. 7-10:30 p.m. $10 (livestream ticket), $15 (individual seating on a first-come, first-served availability). Sanctuary Music & Events, 6633 Virginia Parkway, McKinney. 972-540-6420.