This is your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of November and early December.
Find more or submit events at communityimpact.com/mck-calendar.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. www.vintagemarketdays.com
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.
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. www.mckinneytexas.org
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.
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.