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  • Exciting event at The Star District to feature live NFL Draft coverage, performances by the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, live music and more...
  • Looking forward to getting back out and spending some time outdoors? We are too! The Creative Arts Center will be holding a Farmers Market on May 8, 2021 and June 12, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We still have vendor spaces available. Anyone who has fresh produce or arts and crafts, etc. to sell and would like to participate, please contact the Creative Arts Center to reserve a spot. Booths are $35 for art center members/$50.00 for the public.
  • For over 30 years, veteran and novice gardeners alike have anticipated this rare opportunity to purchase some of the best plants for North Central Texas gardens and to obtain many rare plants. The Heard’s plant sale will also feature a selection of native milkweed plants.
  • With more people enjoying the outdoors this spring season, you may start to notice more wildlife in your backyard, neighborhood or surrounding areas. Species including birds, deer and snakes are active this time of year and their young often stray or appear to be abandoned. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) experts caution against lending a helping hand.
  • McKinney residents and stakeholders are invited to provide feedback as City of McKinney staff prepare the city’s budget for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), which runs Oct. 1, 2021 – Sept. 30, 2022.
  • 1936 – birth of Roy Orbison, American singer-songwriter. Roy Kelton Orbison (April 23, 1936 – December 6, 1988) was an American singer, songwriter, and musician known for his impassioned singing style, complex song structures, and dark, emotional ballads. His music was described by critics as operatic, earning him the nicknames "the Caruso of Rock" and "the Big O". Many of Orbison's songs conveyed vulnerability at a time when most male rock-and-roll performers chose to project defiant masculinity. He was known for his shyness and stage fright, which he countered by wearing dark sunglasses. Orbison began singing in a rockabilly and country-and-western band at high school. He was signed by Sam Phillips of Sun Records in 1956, but enjoyed his greatest success with Monument Records. From 1960 to 1966, 22 of Orbison's singles reached the Billboard Top 40. He wrote or co-wrote almost all of his own Top 10 hits, including "Only the Lonely" (1960), "Running Scared" (1961) and "Crying" (1961), which were co-written with Bonham, Texas native Joe Melson.