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. www.mckinneytexas.org





Live Music


Hank’s Texas Grill
1310 N. Central Expressway
www.hankstexasgrill.com
August
9
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
www.theguitarsanctuary.com
August
25
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. www.prosper-isd.net, www.friscoisd.orgwww.mckinneyisd.net





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 www.mckinneytexas.org






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. www.mckinneyperformingartscenter.org