2013 Love Thy Neighbor Golf Tournament, 8am-6pm, Monte Cristo Golf Club (Edinburg). Team entry starts at $300 for this event, which supplies Valley kids with shoes, school supplies and much more.
Volunteer Planting Day, 8:30-11:30am, Edinburg World Birding Center. Volunteers will be working on the canal overlook. 956-381-9922 for more information.
Jackson Street Market Days, 9am-4pm, Jackson St (Harlingen). A free, family-friendly monthly event that includes food, music, antiques, collectibles and much more.
Brownsville Farmers Market, 9am-noon, 6th St & Harrison. Brownsville has its own farmer’s market each week, across the street from Gladys Porter Zoo.
Color Me Loco, 9am, 1501 W Kelly Ave (Pharr). A new twist on the standard 5K, where runners will get covered in paint along the route. $40 for individuals, $35 for a team.
National Hummingbird Day, 9am-noon, Quinta Mazatlan. Learn all about these beautiful birds and how to get them to stop by your yard.
1st Annual Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas RGV Market Fair, 10am-3pm, Bicentennial & Beaumont (behind Kalifa’s Western Wear). Get an inside look at police equipment and personnel from across the Valley. Admission is an unwrapped toy and one can of food.
Living History Demonstrations, 10am-1pm, Palo Alto National Battlefield (Brownsville). A free demonstration of U.S.-Mexican War era soldiers, weapons and more.
The Market at McAllen, 10am-1pm, McAllen Public Library. Our weekly market brings together local produce, artisan food, arts & crafts and more.
“El Charro de Oro” Performance / Omar Figueroa Jr. Meet & Greet, 11am-5pm, Payne Weslaco Motors. Sebastien de la Cruz (who made headlines performing the National Anthem twice at the NBA Finals) will perform live. In addition, WBC World Light Featherweight Boxing Champion Omar “Panterita” Figueroa Jr will be on hand for a meet & greet.
Reel Series Seminars: Mexican Films & Their Influence on South Texas, 1-3pm, McAllen Heritage Center. Local author and film archivist Rogelio Agrasanchez Jr. will discuss Mexican films and their influence on the RGV and sign his books on the subject. Free.
SPI Fall Concerts on the Bay Series, 7pm, Louie’s Backyard. W.C. Clark and the Bongo Dogs perform on the opening weekend for this weekly fall series.
Jo Jo Jorge Falcon, 8pm, McAllen Civic Center. Info: 956-681-3800.
Texas Connection, 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Three San Antonio bands (Mariachis Del Infierno, Los De Esta Noche, Given a Chance) and one from Corpus (Spanish Reds) invade the historic Harlingen venue. No cover for 21+, $5 for minors.
Opera First Anniversary Party, 10pm, Opera Teatro Bar. The downtown venue celebrates its first full year.
Buxton (Houston), 10pm, The Flying Walrus. With Surf Ballroom and Yours Truly, Gloria. No cover.
Kishicon, 10am-4pm, Palm Aire Hotel & Suites (Weslaco). Final day.
Sweet RGV Cupcakes for a Cause, 1-5pm, Omni Event Center (Alamo). Cupcake eating contest, live music and much more fun for the whole family. Sponsored by Honey’s Cakes. $10 adults/$5 kids. Part of Hunger Action Month, benefiting the Food Bank of the RGV.
Free Yoga Class in the Park, 7-8pm, Archer Park.
Hunger Action Month is all month long, and we’re doing our part to help. Find out how you can get involved.