2018 McAllen State of the City Address, Tuesday 11:30am, McAllen Convention Center. For tickets and info, contact Elma at 956-681-0003.
McAllen Town Band: Moments in History, Tuesday 7:30-9:30pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $8.
IMAS Young Adventurer Early Childhood Days 2017-2018, Wednesday 10-10:45am, International Museum of Art & Science. IMAS Young Adventurer Days are special hands-on programs that help introduce our youngest scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a special themed story time and an engaging hands-on activity. This month’s session: “My Five Senses.” Programs take place the first Wednesday of every month from September – May. $5 museum members, $10 non-members.
Love & Chocolate, Thursday 6-8pm, Sekula Memorial Library (Edinburg). A night of poetry, art and music. Free event. Info: contact Magdiel at 956-383-6246.
RGV Stand Down, Friday 9am-2pm, 1407 E Freddy Gonzalez. Support for our Valley veterans including housing, employment and legal aid plus food, clothing and more.
All Valley Boat Show, Friday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Friday: 12-8pm, Saturday: 10am-8pm, Sunday: 12-6pm. $9 adults, $8 veterans & military, kids under 12 free.
Artesano Market Days, Friday-Saturday, Mission’s Parks and Recreation Center. Hours: Friday: 12pm-7pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm. Free. “There will be local & international artesanos from various states in Mexico. An array of food vendors will also be available.”
RGV Vipers vs Iowa Wolves, Friday 7pm, State Farm Arena.
Shen Yun, Friday 8pm, Saturday 2pm & 7pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $80.
Healthy Hearts 5K, Saturday 7am, McAllen Heart Hospital. Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association. Online registration only. $20 adults, $17.50 each for couples, $10 kids 5K. Final registration day: 2/9/18.
Dallas Community Garden Cleaning Day, Saturday 9-11am, Bicentennial & Dallas Ave. Come ready to work outside cleaning one of McAllen’s community gardens.
CajunFest 2018, Saturday 6pm, Echo Hotel (Edinburg). Edinburg Rotary’s annual event with food, music, and auctions. $125 per person.
RGV Vipers vs Austin Spurs, Saturday 7pm, State Farm Arena.
Junior League of McAllen presents Shaken Not Stirred, Saturday 7-11pm, Sofie’s SS Saloon. “A Texas style martini party” featuring hors d’oeuvres, live entertainment, auctions and more under the stars at Sofie’s. This events supports JLM’s great work in our community. $75 per person.
UVAL Photographic Art Show, Saturday 7-9pm, Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center (Mission). Opening reception for this latest Upper Valley Art League exhibition, which will run through March 3rd.
Somos Musica Fest, Saturday 9pm, Cine El Rey. Los Keneddy, Wax Pink, Tress Marfil, Doble De and 5 Before Midnight perform. Tickets: $10.
The Silouhette of Nude (Tokyo, Japan), Saturday 9pm, The Adobe Room (Brownsville). With Clever Heads Prevail (San Marcos) and local guests La Ratera, Ocean Vertigo and Oh Broken Remedy. All ages, BYOB, tickets $5.
Ramen Eating Competition, Saturday 10:30pm-12am, Dragon Warrior Noodle. $100 cash prize, $10 entry fee. Live music by Big River Project.
Alegria 2018, Sunday 2pm, UTRGV Performing Arts Complex. UTRGV Ballet Folklorico performs. Adults: $15, Children: $5, Seniors & Students: $10.
Sunday Speaker Series: Lower Rio Grande Valley History Through Architecture, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History. “Deval “Pino” Shah and Eileen Mattei will present at the Museum of South Texas History Feb. 11 at 2 p.m.” Included in regular admission.
Battle of the Bands, Sunday 8pm, The Flying Walrus. Preliminary round of this $1000 Battle of the Bands competition.