Weekly events from Nov. 28 to Dec. 4

Wednesday

Nov. 28

 

Wednesday Night Comedy

Matt Golightly headlines with host Rudy Barba and special guests Rick Cano, Jesse Lopez and Timothy Looper.

Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$10

9:30 p.m.

 

Sunset Yoga in the Park

The yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W. Bus. 83 – McAllen

6 p.m.

 

Sunset Geocaching

A new-age scavenger hunt with a smartphone.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W. Bus. 83 – McAllen

6 p.m.

 

A Tejano Christmas Carol

A play for the entire family featuring a cast of more than 20 local actors. Multiple dates through Dec. 2

Pharr Community Theater Company, 213 W. Newcombe Ave. - Pharr

7:30 p.m.

 

Toy Drive for LUPE Families

Help low-income immigrant families and children in the the Rio Grande Valley celebrate the holidays by donating new, unwrapped and non-violent toys ($5-$15 / ages 0-10 years old.

La Union del Pueblo Entero – LUPE, 1601 E. Bus. 83 – San Juan

10 a.m.

 

STC Jazz Ensemble Concert

Under the direction of Daniel P. Cather.

STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

7:30 p.m.

 

Thursday

Nov. 29

 

MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Try On History

Museum of South Texas History

200 N. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

$5 before Nov. 28, $15 regular admission

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Thursday Evening Speaker Series

Melissa Guerra: Cooking RGV Style which include dishes from Wild Horse Desert.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Blvd. - McAllen

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 

Workshop

Emotional Intelligence In The Workplace

Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, 202 W. Tom Landry St. - Mission

Free

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Friday

Nov. 30

 

Kevin Wass Masterclass

The Tuba professor at Texas Tech and current president of the International Tuba & Euphonium Association.

STC Brass, 2613 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

12 p.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Friday Nights with Charlie Garcia

5x5 Brewing Co.

801 N. Bryan Rd. Ste. 174 – Mission

4 p.m.

 

Sunset Yoga

This yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Adults and mature children only. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6:15 p.m.

 

Paddle and Pedal Town Lake

Boat Rental Fees 30 minutes include 2-seater pedal boat $10, 4-seater pedal boat $20, Single Kayak $10, double kayak $20, stand up paddleboard $10.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

4 p.m.

 

Pint Night

In celebration of the McAllen Holiday Parade

Bourbon St. Grill, 4800 N. 10th St. - McAllen

6 pm. - 7 p.m.

 

Christmas in The Park

Features two stages of live entertainment, food vendors, a marketplace, carnival, interactive games, kiddie rides, Santa Claus and entertainment for the family. Admission is free, carnival is $10 all you can ride Nov. 29.

McAllen Municipal Park, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. - McAllen

5 p.m.

 

2018 Hidalgo Festival of Lights

Illuminated Christmas Parade, there will also be food and music.

Hidalgo City Hall, 704 E. Texano Dr. - Hidalgo

7 p.m.

 

Saturday

Dec. 1

 

UVAL 2018 Members' Open Exhibition

Paintings, Drawings, collage, photography, mixed media, digital art and more by student and professional artists will be shown in a public open exhibit.

Upper Valley Art League, 921 E. 12th – Mission

10 a.m.

 

Hobbies in Nature

Bountiful Butterflies, program designed for adults and older interested youth.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Blvd. - McAllen

$5

2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Another Last Time

Wax//Pink

Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$5

10 p.m.

 

Boat & Fish Town Lake

Bring the family and pedal boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. Available for rent for increments of 30 minutes. All Riders required to wear a life vest. Fishing catch and release only.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park – 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

$10 - $20

4 p.m. - sunset

 

Bird and Nature Walk

Quinta Mazatlan World Birding Center

600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Jose maria Napoleon

McAllen Convention Center

700 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$49 - $99

8 p.m.

 

Christmas Posada

Holiday fun including snow and ice skating, Christmas music, food, live music by Clueless and lighting of Pharr's official Christmas tree.

Downtown City of Pharr

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Live Music Featuring The Dts

Whistling Duck

1603 E. Griffin Pkwy – Mission

8 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

Spikes Unplugged Trio

5x5 Brewing Co.

801 N. Bryan Road Ste. 174 – Mission

2 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Ten Man Band Jam

Featuring Danielle Bradbery, Dillon Carmichael, Runaway June, Granger Smith, Cam, Everette, Jimmie Allen, Maddie & Tae, Eric Paslay and Trent Harmon.

Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show, 1000 N. Texas Ave. - Mercedes.

1 p.m. - 11 p.m.

 

ECISD CTE Princess Spa Day

Ticket includes a mini mani/pedi, hair style and make up.

Barrientes Middle School, 1001 E. Ebony Lane – Edinburg

$15

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Rio Grande Valley Ballet's The Nutcracker

McAllen Performing Arts Center

801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

7 p.m.

 

Sunday

Dec. 2

 

2018 RGV Tubachristmas

This year the event will try to break the Guinness World Record for largest tuba ensemble. Last year over 600 musicians performed.

McAllen Convention Center – McAllen

Free

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

The Magic and Illusion of Aaron Vermeer

Hosted by the Upper Valley Art League, the family show fetures comedy, mystery and illusion that leaves the audience in amazement and wanting more.

Upper Valley Art League, 921 E. 12th St. - Mission

$5

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

 

Holiday Bazaar and Fashion Show

Shop, eat and watch a Magic Show, the latest holiday fashions, be entertained by dancers and help raise funds for Angels of Love. For more information contact (956) 867-0755.

Edinburg Activity Center, 123 Palm Dr. - Edinburg

$5

Noon

 

A Mexican Christmas

Ballet Folklorico & Mariachi Aztlan

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Dr. - Edinburg

$10

7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Monday

Dec. 3

 

Christmas Keepsake Ornaments

A presentation on Christmas celebration through the past century and Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments.

Sekula Library, 1906 S. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

Noon

 

Women's Self Defense Class

Gracie Barra offers a Women's self defense class every Monday. Instruction will include self-awareness & physical escape techniques that will be different each class. Wear workout clothes.

Gracie Barra McAllen, 1701 W. Dove – McAllen

Free

7 p.m. - 8 pm.

 

Sunset Meditation

This meditation program will explore simple techniques to reduce stress and increase well-being. Bring a yoga mat if desired.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Beginner's Yoga

Program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

UTRGV Wind Orchestra

Student Ensemble Series

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University

$5

7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

 

String Ensemble and String Studios Concert

STC Cooper Center

3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Tuesday

Dec. 4

 

Scarface

35th Anniversary Screening

Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th St. - McAllen

Free

7 p.m. - 10 p.m.