Ruben Farias EP Release Show, Friday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. The local acoustic punk artist celebrates the release of his EP “This Is How Partying Saved My Life” along Breaklights (ATX), Los Skagaleros, The Palatines, Evolve, Fantastico and PalmLeaf Skylines. $5, all ages.
Make America Rock Again, Friday 7pm, H-E-B Park (Edinburg). Scott Stapp (of Creed), Drowning Pool, Sick Puppies, Trapt and Adelita’s Way perform at the soccer stadium’s amphitheater.
Saxet Gun Show, Saturday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Hours: Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday 9am-5pm. $5 admission.
2017 Clear the Shelters, Saturday 9am-4pm, The Laurie P. Andrews PAWS Center (Edinburg). Regular adoption fees are waived for this annual event.
Punk Rock Pre-Game Party, Saturday 5:30-7pm, H-E-B Park (Edinburg). The Palatines and Las Skagaleras perform before the latest RGVFC home game. Tickets start at $5.
RGV FC Toros vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2, Saturday 7:30pm, H-E-B Park (Edinburg). Only 5 home games remain in the Toros’ regular season.
Live at The District, Saturday 8-11p, The District (Hidalgo). Hidalgo’s new historic district, combining shopping, food, music & art, kicks things off with a concert by Whiskey D and much more. Free, family & pet friendly.
Carlton Zeus, Saturday 8:30pm, Cine El Rey. All ages.
Sunday Speaker Series, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). The museum welcomes Eduardo Martinez, a local historian and weekly writer for The Monitor’s Festiva, will present a “multimedia exploration on the Pharr Riot of 1971” Sunday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. Included in regular admission.
Big Daddy Weave, Sunday 7pm, Boggus Ford Events Center (Pharr). With We Are The Messengers and Micah Taylor. Tickets start at $26.
Find out what’s happening in the weeks and months to come in our full Calendar.