Independence Day Movie Screening, Tuesday 8pm, Cine El Rey. Free screening of the action/4th of July classic.
McAllen Concert in the Sky, Tuesday 9pm, Municipal Park. We suggest you carpool, use ridesharing apps like Lyft & Uber, or arrive extra early to find parking. Please be courteous of your neighbors in the streets surrounding the park; don’t block streets and driveways and drive carefully.
Stars and Skies Mysteries, Thursday 4-10pm, International Museum of Art & Science. Explore the night skies and current space-related events with the whole family at IMAS. This month’s theme is “Heroes in the Sky.” Included in general admission.
Art After Dark, Thursday 7-9pm, International Museum of Art & Science. This month’s adults-only paint & sip workshop is Ornate Pencil Drawings. $15 for IMAS members, $20 for non-members.
Summer Nights at the Museum, Thursday 7pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Final edition of this family-friendly, hands-on, interactive exploration of history. Included in regular admission.
Movies on the Lawn at the Mission Historical Museum, Thursday 8-11pm, Mission Historical Museum. MHM will be screening free, family-friendly movies outdoors every Thursday in July. The first film is Star Wars: Rogue One.
The Shakes, Thursday 9pm, The Flying Walrus. With guests Bagwell, Ocean Breeze Avenue and more. Free for 21+, minors $5.
ZiCon, Friday-Saturday, Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. A celebration of “geek culture” including celebrity guests, panels, a focus on cosplay and more. Tickets range from $22-64 for the two-day fest.
Blazing Summer Fest II, Friday 9pm, Yerberia Cultura. Lloronas (SATX) and Ladyfang (ATX) headline a night of indie music with local guests Fantastico, Noble Insect and La Ratera, plus vendors, vegan food and more. $6, all ages.
IMAS Summer Robotics Workshops, Saturday 2-3:30pm, International Museum of Art & Science. IMAS is offering a Junior Robotics class for ages 4 and up this week. $2 members, $9 for non-members.
FridaFest, Saturday 4-8pm, Edinburg City Hall Courtyard. The annual celebration of the influential artist returns to Edinburg. Art, music, dance and much more. Free, family friendly event.
Foam N Glow, Saturday 7pm, Sofie’s SS Saloon. Bear Grillz, Fresh, Corbin Kelly and more. Tickets on sale at foamnglow.com.
UVAL Art Exhibition: “Flow of Energy”, Saturday 7-9pm, Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center (Mission). The Upper Valley Art League presents the opening reception for local sculptor Hondo’s exhibition “Flow of Energy.” Free and open to the public.
2017 RGV PokeFest, Sunday 12-6pm, McAllen Convention Center. Games, artists/vendors, music, cosplay, tournaments and more family-friendly fun. Adults: $5, kids 14 and under free.
WWE Live: SummerSlam Heatwave Tour, Sunday 8pm, State Farm Arena (Hidalgo). The Smackdown Live crew returns to Hidalgo. Tickets start at $20.
Have a happy & safe 4th of July!