2019 Steak 101 classes starting up at Local Yocal Farm to Market in #McKinneyTX #steak101mckinney

The first Steak 101 classes of the year have officially been posted. Your crash course in everything beef begins at 10 a.m., April 6, at Local Yocal Farm to Market, located at 213 N. Tennessee Street in Historic Downtown McKinney.
From novice beefeaters to grill kings, Steak 101 courses provide a wealth of knowledge including, “clean” meat raising and finishing practices, choosing the perfect steak to feed your crew and fresh samples of roughly 18 different steaks, burgers, and sausages.
New this year: Pit Master Pass!
For an additional charge, two people per Steak 101 class will learn from the Pit Master all the secrets to grilling perfect steaks! You will work side by side and learn tips from seasoning to grilling to slicing.
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Christmas Tree lighting on Friday at Home for the Holidays … A McKinney Christmas

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Bring the family downtown to take your annual Christmas photos in front of the historic courthouse and the big Christmas tree this weekend.

Home for the Holidays … A McKinney Christmas
Thanksgiving weekend marks the 37th year for this hometown Christmas celebration. Visit the 14-block area of McKinney’s 165-year-old commercial historic downtown for family activities, food and entertainment.

Enjoy a uniquely McKinney Christmas celebration with neighbors and visitors from near and far. It’s an unforgettable experience and a great start to the holiday season.

What does it cost to go to McKinney Home for the Holidays?
Admission is free and open to the public.

Parking and Transportation for McKinney Home for the Holidays<
Be patient. Look for 12 public parking lots that surround the Historic Downtown McKinney Square.

McKinney Home for the Holidays Dates & Times

Friday, November 24 – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

City of McKinney Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:15 p.m. on Friday on the old courthouse MPAC Lawn on the Kentucky Street side.
Saturday, November 25 – 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, November 26 – Noon – 5 p.m.

Weather forecast – No rain, sleet or hail. Sunny days, cool nights

Directions to McKinney, Texas, Home for the Holidays

From U.S. Highway 75 take Exit 40-A
Travel East on Louisiana Street approximately 1.2 miles

What to Expect at McKinney, Texas, Home for the Holidays

A fun, family-friendly event
Traditional live Christmas music
Food and festivities

Dancing
Children’s activities
Costumed characters

Visits with Santa
Children’s arts and crafts
Petting zoo

A unique shopping experience
A Ferris wheel and carousel
And much more

and don’t forget to meet friends for breakfast, lunch or dinner

Christmas Tree Lighting

On Friday, November 24, watch faces light up at 6:15 p.m. when the city lights a 34-foot Blue Spruce Christmas tree that will adorn the city’s square. The tree is funded by First United Bank, Texas Oncology and the contributions from families and businesses during the McKinney Christmas Tree – A Gift to the Community fund-raising campaign. The first 100 donors who contribute a minimum of $50 will receive a commemorative keepsake ornament.

The tree will serve as a beautiful backdrop for holiday photos and be a sight for the entire family to enjoy. Following the tree lighting, visitors can enjoy live entertainment by Emerald City Band.

PHOTOS WITH SANTA

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McKinney TX – Sidewalk Sale on historic square Feb. 7

Grab a friend or two or three for the Sidewalk Sale in Downtown McKinney, Texas. ... If you are new in town, discover the cool secret everyone treasures - historic downtown McKinney. Save room for dessert. Save time for a glass of wine. Make time for dinner. Start early with breakfast. Shop Local. Shop Often - Brian Bearden
Grab a friend or two or three for the Sidewalk Sale in Downtown McKinney, Texas. … If you are new in town, discover the cool secret everyone treasures – historic downtown McKinney. Save room for dessert. Save time for a glass of wine. Make time for dinner. Start early with breakfast. Shop Local. Shop Often – Brian Bearden
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