RGV Vipers vs Westchester, Tuesday 11am, State Farm Arena. Last home game until the 29th!
Leadership McAllen Holiday Cheer(s), Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm, Roosevelt’s at 7. Leadership McAllen invites all current class members and alumni for a holiday mixer. $5 donation.
Color Under The Oaks for Adults, Thursday 11am-noon, McAllen Nature Center. Coloring books and materials will be available for you to de-stress in the picnic area. Free, donations welcome.
Pop-up Farmer’s Market, Thursday 2:30-5:30pm, Embassy Suites by Hilton McAllen Convention Center. McAllen Farmer’s Market sets up shop at the new hotel.
Sara’s Hope 5th Annual Toy Drive, Thursday 5:30-8:30pm, Pepper’s At Uptown. Donate a new or unwrapped toy. Benefits RGV kids battling cancer.
Art After Dark: Masquerade, Thursday 7-9pm, International Museum of Art & Science. Explore Mexican Folk Art: Learn the process of mask-making and Mexican folk traditions. $15 members/$20 non-members. 21+ only, B.Y.O.B.
Kirko Bangz, Thursday 9pm, Du’Vice.
Kinderr & JoeCat, Thursday 10pm, Yerberia Cultura. Presented by Soma Sound. With Diosdelghetto, Jatce & Downloadr.
RGV Nights: Winter Wonderland, Friday 6-10pm, Leo Pena Placita Park (Mission). Live music, vendors, artists, activities for kids and more. Free.
Alice In Wonderland Ballet, Friday & Saturday 7pm/Sunday 3pm, Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. McAllen Ballet presents the Lewis Carrol classic. Tickets:$24. Friday & Saturday 7pm, Sunday 3pm matinee.
Three Ghosts: A Christmas Carol, Friday 7:30pm/Saturday 12pm, McAllen Public Library. Thirteen O’Clock Theatre presents a unique new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic using 4 actors and no props. Tickets: $10 GA/$5 students.
Food Park Unplugged, Friday 7:30-9:30pm, McAllen Food Park. Live music featuring local artists. Free, family and pet friendly. Monthly event on the 3rd Friday.
Sugar Rush feat. Deorro, Friday 8pm, Aragon Music Hall (Pharr). Tickets start at $30. All ages.
BAM Presents: Legion of Doom, Friday 8pm, BAM (Brownsville). Collective art show featuring artists Travis Trapp, Chris “Serc” De Leon, and other plus live music by Evolve, Mwmbwls and more. $5, all ages, BYOB.
Ska Punk Show, Friday 8pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Ese (Houston), Madaline (Denton) and Los Skagaleros perform. $3, 18+, BYOB.
Vikki Carr’s Mariachi Christmas, Friday 8pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Mariachi Aztlan and guests from UTRGV, McHi and more. Tickets start at $40.
Breakfast with Santa, Saturday 8-10am, International Museum of Art & Science. Photos with Santa, breakfast, crafts, & more. Members: $8 adult/$5 child, non-members: $15/$12. Limited Space Available: call (956) 682-1234 for more information.
Santa’s Enchanted Holiday Forest for Tots, Saturday 10am-noon, Quinta Mazatlan. Take pictures with Santa, enjoy snacks, arts & crafts and the McHi Performing Choir. $5 per person.
Gingerbread House Workshops, Saturday 11am & 2pm/Sunday 2pm, International Museum of Art & Science. IMAS continues their annual tradition, offering workshops for you and your kids to build gingerbread houses. All supplies are included. Limited seating; pre-registration recommended. $3 plus general admission.
IMAS Scout Workshops Fall 2016-Spring 2017, Saturday 9am & 1pm, International Museum of Art & Science. Scouts will be able to work to receive their art or science badge during a one-of-a-kind experience. This week’s workshops are Boys Scouts – Weather and Wolves – Air of the Wolf. Workshops resume in February.
Light Up The Holidays: Movie in the Park, Saturday 6:30pm McAllen Convention Center. The Polar Express will be show outside at Oval Park. Free.
Zumba Toy Drive, Saturday 6:30-8:30pm, Edinburg Sports and Wellness Edinburg Parks and Recreation presents a glow-in-the-dark Zumbathon! Your entry fee is a donation of a new, unwrapped toy.
Grupo Frackaso, Nag Champa (SATX), Saturday 9pm, Avenue 1704. With local guests Santiago and Love & Magic. Free, 21+.
La Equi (LA), Saturday 9pm, La Chula Bar. With Narb, Hasta La Tierra, Weird Times and more. $6, all ages.
Kombat (DC), Klout (FL), Outfit (CA), Sunday, La Chula Bar. Three touring bands plus local guests Ingrate and Narb. $6, all ages.
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