Odette’s Secret Closet 3rd Anniversary Pop-Up Celebration, Wednesday noon-8pm, Bodega Tavern & Kitchen. Vintage shopping plus great food and drinks. Free.
Locations Wine Tasting, Wednesday 7-9pm, The Orchard Lounge. Sample four Locations wines, plus hors d’oeuvres. $25 per person. Reservations: Amanda at 956-534-8071 or Rex at 956-534-1863.
Wine Tasting Event, Wednesday 7pm, The Quarter. $10 for this monthly wine tasting event.
Butterfly Lovers Concerto – VSO Concert I, Thursday 8pm, UTRGV Performing Arts Complex (Edinburg). The Valley Symphony Orchestra performs, featuring Geoffrey Wong on violin. Tickets: $52, $55.
Blank Side (SATX), Friday 9pm, BAM (Brownsville). With The Palantines, Narb and more. $5, all ages.
2nd Annual Run With The Heroes 5K, Saturday 8am, Downtown Harlingen. Benefits the Family Crisis Center, The Boys & Girls Club of Harlingen and the Texas Special Olympics. $25 for ages 15+, $15 for 5-14, free for under 5.
HAM Tree Planting, Saturday 8-11am, Food Bank of the RGV (Pharr). The Food Bank will be planting fruit trees on their grounds as part of Hunger Action Month. Reserve your spot to help: call (956) 904-4525.
Pokemon Go Historic Walking Tour, Saturday 8-10am, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Explore historic Edinburg while searching for Pokemon! 15 Pokestops are on the 2 mile route, and MOST will drop lures at the museum’s two nearby stops. Free, all ages.
Vendor Blender, Saturday 10am-5pm, McAllen Public Library. Small business and craft vendor expo. Free to the public.
Fam Jam City Fest [UPDATE 9/19/16: This event has been postponed indefinitely], 10am-11pm, Archer Park. Fundraiser for The City 97.7FM, which features local music and is trying to expand their station’s reach. Donations encouraged. Over a dozen local bands will perform, plus vendors, non-profits and more.
Kids in the Kitchen, Saturday 11am-2pm, Edinburg Children’s Hospital. Kids learn about healthy eating in a free, fun, family friendly event.
3rd Annual Paella Festival Cook-off Competition, Saturday 5pm, Los Laureles Ranch House Museum (Brownsville). Cook-off plus live music and more. $50 per person. Tickets/info: (956) 541-5560.
Collage 2016, Saturday 6-10pm, International Museum of Art & Science. The annual IMAS fundraiser will honor Dr. Johnn Gerling, Arthur Hughes and Bill Ranganath this year. $150 per person for IMAS members, $175 for non-members.
2016 Cattle Baron’s Ball, Saturday 7pm, Las Palmas Race Park (Mission). Viva La Cure: the annual fundraiser for the American Cancer Society celebrates 20 years this September.
Reggae/Punk Night, Saturday 7pm-midnight, Recuerdos. Hit the Lip, Ocean Breeze Avenue, Cool Under Fire and The Social Pariahs perform. $5 for 21+, $10 for 18-20.
RGV FC Toros vs San Antonio FC, Saturday 7:30pm, H-E-B Park (Edinburg). Final regular season home game of the season (the Toros have already made it into the playoffs).
Terror Soundz: Wiwek, Saturday 8pm, Aragon Music Hall (Pharr). Tickets: $25.
Xenia Rubinos (Brooklyn, NY), Saturday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. With DeZorah and Love & Magick. $5 online/$8 at the door, all ages.
Fit Family 5K Run, Walk, Stroll, Sunday 6:30am, Town Lake at Fireman’s Park. The Junior League of McAllen presents this family friendly event. $25 for ages 10+ (until 9/15, $30 after), kids under 10 free.
South Texas Wedding & Quinceanera Showcase, Sunday noon-5:30pm, McAllen Convention Center.
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