Today is WhatMcAllen’s 5th Anniversary! On this day in 2012, we threw our official Launch Party at Roosevelt’s at 7 that doubled as our first of many fundraisers for the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley.
Thank you for five great years!
New Berlin Tour Kick-off, Wednesday 9pm, Yerberia Cultura. With Super & Reliving Cape York. $5 cover.
Nature Speaker Series: Forest Sculpture Trail Tour, Thursday 6-7pm, Quinta Mazatlan. $3 per person.
Opening Reception: Indigenous Weaving: An Exhibition of Native Objects from the National Museum of History, Taiwan, Thursday 6-8pm, International Museum of Art & Science. Included in regular admission.
Taste of the Market, Thursday 6-8:30pm, Jackson Square Events Center (Harlingen). Live music and local chefs. $50 per person. Benefits the Harlingen Farmers Market.
WordPress Community Coding Night, Thursday 7-9pm, McAllen Creative Incubator. Bring a new idea or existing project and work collaboratively with others in our community. Free event.
Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey Tasting, Thursday 7-9pm, El Divino. Free.
The Wizard of OZ by All Star Theatre, Friday 7pm, Edinburg Municipal Auditorium. Final performance by the All Star Theatre crew. $5.
George Lopez, Friday 8pm, State Farm Arena.
Musicians of South Texas, Friday 9pm, Thirsty Monkey. The Sight of Impact, Destructive Cell, Secrets Told in Silence and more perform. $5 cover 21+ ($10 for 18-20).
Sick/Sea, Friday 9pm, Yerberia Cultura. Sick/Sea’s last show in the RGV before moving to Austin. With guests The Follies, Stellar Adam & The Officer and more.
Run FAST 2 Beat Stroke 5K, Saturday 8am, McAllen Medical Center. Competitive race to benefit the American Heart Assocation/American Stroke Assocation.
Adaptive Yoga for Children with Disabilities, Saturday 10:30-11:30am, McAllen Nature Center. Free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot by emailing email@example.com.
Mayfest, Saturday noon-10:30pm, San Juan Municipal Park. Parade, carnival, food/drinks plus live music headlined by Los Herederos and Los Rojos. $2 general admission, $1 for kids (free 5 & under).
4th Annual Watermelon Festival, Saturday noon-10pm, Central Park (Alamo). BBQ cookoff, watermelon contest, rides, live entertainment headlined by Texas country star Curtis Grimes and more. Free admission.
Paint Your Pet, Saturday 6-9pm, Hands In Art Studio (Mission). Benefits Recycled Rovers & Friends.
Caifanes, Saturday 7pm, State Farm Arena. Tickets start at $35.
Pleasure Leftists (Cleveland), Saturday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. With Idle Vision, Modern Studies and Super. $7, all ages.
Sunday Speaker Series: Big Transport in a Small Scale, Sunday 2-4pm, Museum of South Texas History. Minature model hobbyist Rafael Morales is the final speaker this month. Included in regular admission.
You’re Not Alone Benefit Show, Sunday 7pm, Thirsty Monkey. Far From Embrace, Fiends, Ear Divide, Sustain and more perform. $5 for 21+ ($8 for 18-20).
Voivod, Sunday 7pm, Yerberia Cultura. With fellow touring bands King Parrot, Child Bite and local guests. Presale tickets: $20 ($25 at the door).
Ricardo Montaner, Sunday 7:30pm, McAllen Convention Center. Tickets start at $40.
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