Live music, free children's hair cut and more: August events taking place in McKinney

Live music will be held at Hank's Texas Grill and The Guitar Sanctuary in August.

Live music will be held at Hank's Texas Grill and The Guitar Sanctuary in August.

Here is a local guide for events, business openings and more in the month of August.

Aug. 9
Rob Holladay hosts 2 shows

Balloon sculptor Rob Holladay hosts two shows. Times vary. Free. John and Judy Gay Library, 6861 W. Eldorado Parkway; MPAC, 111 N. Tennessee St.

Live Music

Hank’s Texas Grill
1310 N. Central Expressway
Buffalo Ruckus, 9:30 p.m.
10 Desperado, 9:30 p.m.
16 Jake Worthington, 9:45 p.m.
24 Deana Carter, 9:45 p.m.
31 Corb Lund, 9 p.m.

The Guitar Sanctuary
6633 Virginia Parkway
An Evening with Terry Bozzio, 8 p.m.
31 Texas Flood with the Maylee Thomas Band, 8 p.m.

Aug. 15
Get a free children’s haircut

Beautiful Hair McKinney is offering free haircuts to school children in grades K-12. Free (by appointment). 2-6 p.m. Beautiful Hair McKinney, 1600 First Ave. 214-417-3296.

Aug. 15, 16, 20
FISD, PISD, MISD hold first day back to school

Students return to school Aug. 15 at Prosper ISD, Aug. 16 at Frisco ISD and Aug. 20 at McKinney ISD. Times and locations vary.,

Aug. 16
McKinney Libraries hold Tea Party for all ages

The event features old-fashioned games and cookie decorating. Times vary. Free. John and Judy Gay Library, 6861 W. Eldorado Parkway; Roy and Helen Hall Library, 101 E. Hunt St. 972-547-7323

Aug. 25
See Gina Chavez at MPAC

Latin pop singer Gina Chavez performs at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. 7:30-9 p.m. Prices vary. MPAC,
111 N. Tennessee St.

By Emily Davis
Emily graduated from Sam Houston State University with a degree in multi-platform journalism and a minor in criminal justice in Spring 2018. During her studies, Emily worked as an editor and reporter at The Houstonian, SHSU's local newspaper. Upon graduation, she began an editorial internship at Community Impact Newspaper in DFW, where she was then hired as Community Impact's first McKinney reporter in August 2018.


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