Weekly Events from Dec. 12 - 18

Wednesday

December 12

 

Wednesday Night Comedy

Blair Thompson headlines, with host Bobby Garza and special guests Mark Mayham and Joseph Soto.

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

$10

8:30 p.m.

 

An Evening of Flute

UTRGV Flautistas Ensemble, UTRGV Flute Chamber Groups, under the direction of Dr. Krista Jobson.

UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University – Edinburg

$5

5 p.m. - 6:30 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.

 

Lost Puppies Live

Bourbon St.

4800 N. 10th St. - McAllen

10:30 p.m.

 

Thursday

December 13

 

Joe & his Guitar

Dessert Lounge

1601 W. Trenton Rd. STE C – Edinburg

8 p.m.

 

Christmas Posada 2018

Hosted by City of Palmview. Music, food and drinks. Games and activities for children.

Palmview Park & Recreation, 406 W. Veterans Blvd. - Palmview

5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

 

Swing Street Band

Music concert in the forest consisting of holiday songs.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

$5

6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

 

McAllen Citizens League

Monthly meeting featuring County Judge elect Richard Cortez.

The Salvation Army, 1600 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

Lunch available $12 members, $15 non-members

12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Awakening Within

Art exhibit by Monica Ramirez

William Jennings Bryan House, 113 E. Mile 2 – Mission

8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

Friday

December 14

 

Bird Walks (All experience levels)

Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge

3325 Green Jay Rd. - Alamo

8 a.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.

 

Friday Bird & Nature Walk

McAllen Nature Center

4101 W. Business 83 – McAllen

8:30 a.m.

 

The Rovers Live

El Vaquero's Hangout

5704 S. FM 494 – Granjeno

3 p.m.

 

Sophomore Percussion Recital: Brian Gonzalez

STC Cooper Center

3200 Pecan Blvd. - McAllen

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

 

Paulie Think (Chi. IL.)

Yerberia Cultura

613 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$5

9 p.m.

 

IT's Christmas!

A variety show

Itheatre at the Tower, 120 S. Kansas Ave. - Weslaco

$5 suggested donation

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

 

McAllen Wind Ensemble

How the McAllen Wind Ensemble Stole Christmas

McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$7 - $12

7:30 p.m.

 

Saturday

December 15

 

Gatos Locos

Ranch House Burgers II

409 N. Bryan Rd. STE 105 – Mission

8 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.

 

Mexican American Folk Medicine

Presentation introduces the viewer to the world of folk healers.

Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave. - Mission

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Grichmas Concert 2018

Live music, food vendors, free giveaways, free concert. Marines will be accepting toy donations

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

9 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

The Accused

with Angkor Wat, Anialator, UYUS, Confused, VP, Overt Enemy

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

$10

6:30 p.m.

 

Racquet It Up for Capable Kids

tournament for Capable Kids Foundation

Gold's Gym Edinburg

$25

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Santa's Enchanted Forest

Enjoy musical stylings and meet the tiny creatures of the forest, pony rides, face painting and local food vendors.

Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Dr. - McAllen

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

 

Food Trucks at Ebony Hills

Music by The Riverside Boys; food trucks by Il Forno a Legna, Pineapple Ninjaz, Build a Burger, Double B BBQ, Eco Churro and Kona Ice.

Ebony Hills Golf Course, 300 W. Palm Dr. - Edinburg

6 p.m. - 10 p.m.

 

Drunk Driving Prevention Rally

Hosted by the Memorial High School Student Council. There will be several speakers that will share the dangers of driving while intoxicated.

Boxer Hernandez Stadium (north side of campus), 101 E. Hackberry – McAllen

3 p.m.

 

Sunday

December 16

 

Sunday Speaker Series

MAYO Conference of December 1969. The event represents one of the most transformative moments in the broader Chicana/o Movement. Presented by Carlos Cantu.

Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

 

Texas State University Mariachi Program

They will perform a repertoire of traditional, contemporary and holiday music. Four recent McAllen High School graduates will perform with the group.

McHi Auditorium, 2021 La Vista Ave – McAllen

Free

4 p.m.

 

Monday

December 17

 

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.

 

Tuesday

December 18

 

Home Alone

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

6 p.m. - 8 p.m.