Lucha Lengue Poets, Monday 8pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Monthly poetry event featuring a featured local poet and musical act, as well as open mic. No cover.
Walk on the Wild Side Health Walk, Tuesday 8am, Valley Nature Center (Weslaco). $1 per person.
Artist Networking Mixer & Double Exhibit, Tuesday 6-8pm, Sekula Memorial Library (Edinburg). Featuring art by Javier Espinoza and Ileana Garcia-Spitz. Free and open to the public.
March of Dimes – Fund the Mission Night, Wednesday 5:30-7:30pm, Embassy Suites McAllen. The hotel and Socialife Magazine are helping collect $10 donations or $25 raffle tickets for MOD.
Curse You, Otis Crummy! Or… A Rip in Old Calico, Wednesday & Thursday 7:30pm, SPI Convention Center. Tickets are $30 for this old style Western melodrama/comedy.
Buckets of Fun!, Thursday 9:30-10:30am, Quinta Mazatlan. Family fun for parents and their under 5 kids. Included in regular admission.
Medicinal & Culinary Plants, Thursday 3-4:30pm, Edinburg World Birding Center. Weekly nature walks are happening at the EWBC this fall. Included in regular admission. Make reservations at least 2 days in advance: 956-381-9922.
CCA 4th Annual Banquet, Thursday 6-10pm, Schlitterbahn Beach Water Park (SPI). Support the CCA Lower Laguna Madre Chapter’s work on conservation along our coast. Tickets $100.
WhatMcAllen HAM Beer and Wine Tasting, Thursday 6-9pm, Roosevelt’s at 7. As part of Hunger Action Month, we’ve organized a beer and wine tasting at the popular Art District venue. Your $10 donation supports the Food Bank of the RGV and gets you beer or wine samples.
Zombie Survival Program, Thursday 6-8pm, Edinburg WBC. Would you be able to survive a zombie apocalypse eating plants in the wild? Find out this week.
Mission Historical Museum’s 7th Annual Banquet, Thursday 6:30-10pm, Mission Community Center. Support the museum’s work with an evening of dinner, auctions and more. $25 members, $35 non-members.
“SELF” Opening, Thursday 6:30-9:30pm, Beyond Arts Gallery (Harlingen). Opening reception at this new gallery, with dozens of local artists showcasing their works.
Sevendust, Thursday 7-11pm, Pharr Events Center. With special guests 10 Years. Tickets are $32.72 through Ticketmaster.
Cazzette, Thursday 9pm, Tri Bar. The Swedish DJs come to 17th St. Tickets start at $35.
F.A.M.E. Magazine presents: Fashion Fest 2013, Thursday 9pm, The Social Club (Edinburg). The regional magazine highlights fall fashion. Tickets $10.
Rock Night Havana, Thursday 9pm, Havana Club & Grill. Draco, Prexto, Espina, Dulce Toxico, and Yes You Did perform. Free.
Original Thursdays, Thursday 10pm, The Flying Walrus. The Peppered Moths, Reversed and Acoustic Hustle and Electric Love perform. No cover, 21+.
4th Annual Ride for Autism, Friday 3pm, Elsa Industrial Park. The Villistas Motorcycle Club hosts this two-day event, kicking off with Zumba-thon, roller derby, wrestling and live music.
5th Annual Historias de la Vida Gala, Friday 6-10pm, Valencia Event Center. The nonprofit South Texas Literacy Coalition works to raise literacy rates across the Valley. Tickets to their gala are $100.
Battle of the Bands, Friday 7pm, Pharr Events Center. Land Locked Pirates, Costello, Sky Tree, Auranova, Tr3n and more battle it out. Benefiting the Pharr Fire Department. $10 presale/$15 at the door.
Del Castillo, Friday 7pm, Louie’s Backyard. The free SPI Concerts on the Bay Series continues.
Jardin Del Arte, Friday 7-10pm, Edinburg City Hall Courtyard. Jazz Summer Nights returns with the UTPA One O’Clock Latin Band and the art of Jose G Cano Guillen. Free and open to the public.
Paul Wall / Lil Keke, Friday 8pm, Metropolis. The Houston-based Swisha House rappers come to the RGV. Tickets start at $25.
Moodie Black / Chisme, Friday 9pm, Thirsty Monkey. With Evolve and DJ Myke Nyse, Eloquence, Alan Taylor West and more. Free.
Hunger Action Month continues with Volunteer Day, Empty Bowls, the Cup-K and more. Find out what’s happening and how you can get involved.