November events taking place in McKinney

Volunteer McKinney invites guests to spend one-on-one time with Santa Nov. 24-Dec. 17.

Volunteer McKinney invites guests to spend one-on-one time with Santa Nov. 24-Dec. 17.

This is your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of November and early December.

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Nov. 2

Celebrate Custer Family Dental’s grand opening
This grand opening event includes food, prizes, a fire truck tour, face painting and music. Attendees are also able to take a tour of the new facility. 4:30 p.m. Free. Custer Family Dental & Ortho + Kids, 5131 S. Custer Road, Ste. 105.

Nov. 3

Mothers and sons bond, dance at superhero night
Mothers and sons are encouraged to dress up as superheroes, dance, play games and enjoy dinner. Preregistration is required. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $20 (resident), $25 (nonresident). McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expressway.

Nov. 4

17th annual holiday arts, crafts fair returns
The Holiday Boutique features over 80 artisans selling handcrafted items, including Christmas and home decor, jewelry, clothing and candles. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (age 12 and younger), $1 (admission). St. Gabriel Community Center, 110 St. Gabriel Way.

Nov. 11

Two events honor veterans
Two ceremonies are taking place to honor veterans. A missing man formation flyover occurs at the daytime tribute. The sundown ceremony includes the reading of names on a wall of honor. 11 a.m. (tribute), 5:26 p.m. (sundown ceremony). Free. Veterans Memorial Park, 6053 Weiskopf Ave.

Nov. 18

Heard-Craig Center hosts rock art workshop
This workshop invites guests to create a piece of art on a rock. Attendees must bring three smooth rocks. Children 12 years and older are invited and must be accompanied by an adult. 10-11 a.m. $2. Heard-Craig Center for the Arts, 205 W. Hunt St.

Nov. 17-19

Vintage Market Days returns to McKinney
This indoor market features about 115 vendors offering vintage finds, antiques, home decor and food. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $10 (Fri., ticket good all weekend), $5 (Sat.-Sun.). Myers Park & Event Center, 7117 CR 166.

Nov. 24-26

Theatre presents ‘A Christmas Carol’
The McKinney Repertory Theatre presents the story of Ebeneezer Scrooge, who transforms his ways after ghosts visit. 2-3 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3-4 p.m. (Sun.), 5-6 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.). $11. McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St.

Nov. 24-26

Santa Claus, tree lighting at city’s holiday event
Home for the Holidays includes traveling carolers, visits from Santa, a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony and shopping. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (Friday-Saturday), noon-5 p.m. (Sunday). Free. Downtown McKinney.

Dec. 2

Enjoy a pajama breakfast, train rides, Santa visit
Attendees can enjoy breakfast, train rides and a visit from Santa. Children may wear pajamas. Registration for this event is required. 9:30-11 a.m. $10 (resident), $15 (nonresident). McKinney Community Center, 2001 S. Central Expressway.

Nov. 24-Dec.17

Santa visits downtown
Volunteer McKinney invites guests to spend one-on-one time with Santa. Appointments are required. Times vary. $29.99 (includes two photos), $39.99 (includes two photos, USB drive of all images taken). Downtown McKinney.