Early Voting for Special Election Run-Off, Monday & Tuesday 7am-7pm, Fireman’s Pump House, Palm View Community Center & Lark Community Center. Last two days of early voting; election day is Saturday.
UTRGV Festiba 2018, Monday-Sunday, UTRGV Edinburg. This year’s Festival of International Books & Art starts on Monday, February 26th. Festiba Community Day is Friday, March 2nd.
In The Heights, Tuesday-Sunday 7:30pm, Albert L. Jeffers Theatre (UTRGV Edinburg). The Lin-Manuel Miranda musical comes to UTRGV. Additional 2pm matinee on Sunday 3/4. $15 GA, $5 for students/faculty/staff with valid ID.
Swisher Benefit Show, Tuesday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. Swisher is raising funds for an EP with guests Grayson, In Shades, Ruben Farias and Ocean Vertigo. Donations welcome, all ages.
Bitcoin for Beginners, Wednesday 11:30am-1pm, Grindstone Coworking (Edinburg). Learn the basics of the most talked about crytpocurrency. Free workshop.
Leadership McAllen Recruitment Mixer, Wednesday 5:30-7pm, Russo’s New York Pizzeria. Great way for professionals, entrepreneurs & civic-minded citizens to learn about & get involved in our community.
Dr. Seuss Family Fun Night, Thursday 4-8pm, International Museum of Art & Science. Story time, painting and STEM challenges to celebrate the good doctor’s birthday. Included in regular admission.
South Texas Trans Town Hall II, Thursday 6-8pm, McAllen Public Library. The Valley AIDS Council, South Texas Equality Project and Texas RioGrande Legal Aid present a second town hall for the Valley’s trans community.
Easter Bunny at La Plaza Mall, Friday 5pm, La Plaza Mall. The Easter Bunny arrives this Friday.
Move It McAllen, Friday 11:30am-12pm, Archer Park. Free yoga and tai chi class at Archer Park.
Festiba Community Day 2018, Friday 6-10pm, Edinburg City Hall Courtyard. Arts & crafts vendors, authors & artists, food & drink, live music and more. This year’s theme is “Transcending Borders: Building Bridges Through The Arts.” Free, family-friendly event.
BorderFest 2018, Friday-Sunday, State Farm Arena (Hidalgo). This year’s festival theme is “Celebrating Spain.” Live music and entertainment, food & drinks, vendors, parades and much more. Adults: $12 at the gate/$10 2-day pre-sale passes/$15 3-day pre-sale passes. Kids under 3 are free. Tickets available at The Boot Jack valley-wide, Hidalgo City Hall and the State Farm Arena box office. Please note some events, such as Saturday’s Bad Bunny concert and Sunday’s Bloodless Bullfight require separate additional tickets.
VSO: Spectacular Broadway and Much More, Friday 8pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $35.
90’s Pop Tour (OV7, Fey, JNS, Iran Castillo and more), Friday 8:30pm, State Farm Arena. Part of BorderFest (separate ticket).
Arbor Day Celebration, Saturday 7am, McAllen Municipal Park. 5K, 10K, 25 mile bike ride or a Family Fun Walk are your options to celebrate the event’s 7th anniversary.
Election Day for Special Run-Off, Saturday 7am-7pm, Gonzalez Elementary. Election Day for the open McAllen City Commissioner seat.
Nerdvana’s First Raspberry Jam, Saturday-Sunday, Nerdvana (Edinburg). Learn about the Raspberry Pi; bring your own or tinker at Pi stations set up for you. Free and open to everyone in the community.
IMAS Guild “A Splash of Spring” Luncheon Style Show, Saturday 11:30am-2:30pm, Embassy Suites by Hilton. Benefit for IMAS art and science educational programs. Tickets: $35 and will not be sold at the door. Contact an IMAS Guild member or call 956-682-0123 for tickets & info.
IHRA Ironman Kick-Off Race by Burns Motors, Saturday 3-10pm, Edinburg Motorsports Park. The drag racing season kicks off in north Edinburg.
Bad Bunny, Saturday, State Farm Arena. Part of BorderFest. Separate tickets start at $39.
M.A.T.H. Homies Fest, Saturday 7:30pm, Yerberia Cultura. Televangelist (ATX), Mannequin Mishap (HTX), Granite Hands (ATX), Trying Science (ATX), Along The Lines Of (HTX), Pleb (ATX) and local guests perform. $7, all ages.
Battle of the Bands, Saturday 8pm, Cine El Rey. Final round with $1000 on the line.
Free Entry Sunday, Sunday 8am-8pm, Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge (Alamo). Every first Sunday of the month is free entry at our beautiful regional wildlife refuge.
Sunday Speaker Series: The History of the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). “Mike Risica, the present of the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show, will present about the history and impact of the show in South Texas… Museum visitors who attend the Sunday Speaker Series presentation will receive a one-day ticket to the RGVLS valid from March 8 to March 18. Additionally, visitors to either the museum or the RGVLS during that time period can bring their tickets to the other venue for free admission.”
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