Jewels of India Fashion Show, Tuesday 11:30am-1:30pm, Embassy Suites McAllen Convention Center. Lunch and a fashion show. Tickets $35/$50.
Texas Recycles Day, Tuesday 5-7pm, Palmview Community Center. First 50 attendees get a free recycling bucket.
RGV Vipers, Tuesday 7pm & Sunday 6pm, State Farm Arena. The Vipers play Maine on Tuesday and Erie on Sunday.
Texas Filmmakers’ Showcase 2016, Tuesday 8pm, Cine El Rey. Eight short films selected by the Houston Film Commission will be screened. Free.
An Evening with Friends: Horses to Ride, Cattle to Cut, Thursday, The Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Photographer Wyman Meinzer and author Henry Chappell reveal their new book about the San Antonio Viejo Ranch of Texas in this event for FRIENDS of the museum.
Campfire with a Naturalist – Knot Tying, Thursday 6-7:30pm, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center. Learn knot tying, campfire building and more. $3 members/$5 non-members. Registration required by calling: 956-381-9922.
Woodford for Mankind, Thursday 7-10pm, El Divino. Sample spirits from this distillery.
A Touch of Frost – VSO Concert III, Friday 7pm, UTRGV Performing Arts Complex (Edinburg). The annual Valley Symphony Orchestra tradition continues.
Fat Pig by Neil LaBute, Friday & Saturday 8pm, Thirteen O’Clock Theatre. Thirteen O’Clock Theatre presents their latest production. Tickets: $10 plus fees.
The Khost (ATX), Friday 8pm, BAM (Brownsville). With Ideophonic, Reliving Cape York, Ocean Vertigo and Rage & Serenity. $5, all ages.
Gloria Trevi, Friday 8:30pm, State Farm Arena.
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 sessions are for Brownies (Painting) and Junior Girl Scouts (Drawing) $5/$10 members/non-members per workshop. 956-682-0123.
Community Day, Saturday 10am-4pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Our city’s brand new PAC opens to the public for the first time.
Cookies and Milk with Santa, Saturday 10-11am, La Plaza Mall. “Children are invited to enjoy a special holiday tradition at Cookies and Milk with Santa on Saturday November 19 from 10 to 11 AM in JCPenney Court. Girls and boys on the nice list will enjoy crafts, story time with Santa, and of course, cookies!”
Valley Nature Center Grand Opening, Saturday 10am-2pm, Valley Nature Center (Weslaco). Live animal presentations and more. Free.
Grand Opening, Saturday 11am, Europa Cuisine & Entertainment. This new entertainment venue combines a restaurant, arcade, bowling alley and lounge–think of a high-end, adult-focused version of Gamehaus Gastropub, Main Event, Dave & Buster’s, etc.
23rd Annual CineSol Film Festival, Saturday & Sunday noon, Cine El Rey. The 36hr film race and independent film festival will be exclusively at Cine El Rey this year.
Scenic Arts Festival & Migration Celebration, Saturday 1-4pm, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center. Learn about the monarch butterfly with tours and hands-on activities, plus live art demonstrations and workshops. Free, family-friendly event.
MOSTH Puppet Show, Saturday 2-4pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Come in before noon for free admission to this monthly educational puppet show.
Edinburg Diwali Celebration, Saturday 5pm, Edinburg City Hall Courtyard. Indian culture, tradition and heritage will be celebrated during this annual Festival of Lights.
Juan Gabriel Tribute, Saturday 7pm, Boggus Ford Events Center (Pharr). Tickets: $23 plus fees.
Lucha Powerhouse, Saturday 8pm, Donna Corn Maze (Donna). El Mecias (aka Lucha Underground’s Mil Muertes), El Oriental and Mr. Aguila headline a night of lucha libre. $15 adults, $5 kids.
Mi Año Dorado Texas Tour, Saturday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. Veronique & The Puro Party Band, Carne Asada and more perform. $7, all ages.
The Beat Dolls (ATX), Saturday 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). With The Palatines, The Relapsers, OK Robot and Ruben Farias. No cover for 21+.
Tito Puente Jr., Sunday 7pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $30 plus fees.
Tribute to Izzy, Sunday 7pm, Monster Car Wash (Edinburg). A tribute to and fundraiser for final expenses for local musician Israel Gomez, who played with several area rock bands. Bullet Ride, Vulture Club, Sleeping Village and Spare Parts perform. $10.