Here are events taking place in McKinney this month.
Aug. 10: Celebrate back to school
Guests travel back in time to learn about one-room schoolhouses. Story time, games, a scavenger hunt and refreshments are available. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Heritage Village at Chestnut Square, 315 S. Chestnut St., McKinney. 972-562-8790. www.chestnutsquare.org
Aug. 10: Admire oil paintings
Kim Guthrie Art Studio and Gallery and the McKinney Wine Merchant feature 20 oil paintings of buildings in McKinney. The paintings will be available for viewing and purchase. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Free (to attend). Kim Guthrie Art Studio and Gallery, 115 W. Virginia St., McKinney, McKinney Wine Merchant, 120 W. Virginia St., McKinney. www.kimguthrieart.com
Aug. 13: Eat chocolate, drink tea
During this event guests enjoy a chocolate fountain with fruits and other snacks. A chocolate hazelnut tea is also served. Guests should purchase tickets in advance. 12:30-1:30 p.m. $25. Heard-Craig Center for the Arts, 205 W. Hunt St., McKinney. 972-569-6909. www.heardcraig.org
Aug. 17: Compete in a sand volleyball tournament
The first annual Live Your Legacy Sand Volleyball Tournament includes competitive and recreational games. Players compete in a six-person recreational volleyball tournament or a four-person competitive tournament. Players must be 18 years or older. 5-9 p.m. $25 (single player), $125 (team). The Beach at Craig Ranch, 6145 Alma Road, McKinney. 214-843-3835. www.linderlegacygroup.com
Aug. 24: Listen to live music
Brothers Glenn and Alex Peterson perform their signature “funk-laced style” of blues and soul music, according to the McKinney Performing Arts Center’s website. The Peterson Brothers have been opening acts for Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr. and Willie Nelson. 8-10 p.m. $15 (children and students ages 6-22), $20 (seniors age 65 and older), $25 (adults). McKinney Performing Arts Center, 111 N. Tennessee St., McKinney. www.mckinneytexas.org
Aug. 31: Watch ‘Wreck-It Ralph 2’
The Apex Centre invites residents to watch “Wreck-It Ralph 2” at the center’s outdoor pool. Guests can enter the pool at 7 p.m. with the movie beginning at dusk. Space is limited, and preregistration is recommended. 7-11 p.m. $5 (per person). Apex Centre, 3003 Alma Road, McKinney. www.mckinneytexas.org
Aug. 31-Feb. 17: Roam with the dinosaurs
Guests travel along a half-mile trail to view 10 animatronic dinosaurs, including a Tyrannosaurus rex. This year’s exhibit also features a fossil dig. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (Tue.-Sat.), 1-5 p.m. (Sun.), closed Mon. Prices vary. Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Nature Place, McKinney. www.heardmuseum.org
Event organizers can submit local events online at communityimpact.com/event-calendar/add-an-event.