“A Vibrant Heritage” Mexican Artisan Expo, noon-8pm, McAllen Creative Incubator. Traditional art, crafts, clothing, food and more in this extension of the International Travel Show. It will also be open Saturday (9am-8pm) & Sunday (10am-6pm).
Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, 7:30pm, State Farm Arena. Monster trucks takeover Hidalgo this weekend. They are running two shows each Saturday and Sunday: 2pm and 7:30pm.
Jitterz Jamz Presents, 8-10pm, Jitterz Coffee Bar (Mission). The Wounded Hand and Tom DeRosa perform in this weekly, all ages acoustic showcase.
Something Solar, 8pm, Hueso de Fraile (Brownsville). Free show by the folk/Americana/rock band.
Last Minute Metal Show, 8:30-11:30pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Articles of Sot, Immersed in Darkness and Exceed the Plague perform. No cover.
Winter Texan 2nd Saturdays at IMAS, 9-11am, International Museum of Art & Science. A guided tour and SOS presentation for our Winter Texan friends on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Free coffee & donuts. $5.
e-Bird Workshop, 9-11am, Quinta Mazatlan. Birders: Learn how to use the online checklist for just $5.
The Market at McAllen, 10am-1pm, McAllen Public Library. The weather is perfect to visit (or revisit) our great local farmer’s market.
Elvis Fest 2014, 10am-5pm, Little Graceland (Los Fresnos). Tickets are $8 for the annual tribute to The King. Live music and much more. Also running Sunday 10am-5pm.
Port Isabel Longest Causeway 10k Run & Fitness Walk, 10am-2pm, Port Isabel Community Center. The 30th annual event returns. Pre-registration ranges from $10-$20.
ABS: Wintering Birds of South Texas, 10am-noon, Edinburg World Birding Center. Learn about the birds that are here for the winter from Bentsen State Park Ranger Roy Rodriguez. $2 for members, $4 for non-members.
ToGather We CAN, 2pm, The Gathering Grounds (McAllen). Magic the Gathering Tournament to benefit the Food Bank of the RGV. Donate 5 non-perishable cans to enter.
Puppet Show, 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History. “A Place Called Home” focuses on the River Highway exhibits, especially Ginny, the cotton gin. Included in general admission.
Future Friends Pt. 2, 8pm, The Sound Factory. A music and art event highlighting local talents at the new recording and practice space for musicians.
Cruxiter (Alice) / Aeternal Requiem (SA), 10pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). With Raging Thrill and Doom Desire.
19th Annual Mission Community Health Fair, 7:30pm-noon, Sharyland High School. The first 500 people will get a variety of wellness screenings. You need to fast for 12 hours before the fair, though.
J&V’s Collectors Expo, 9am-4pm, Harlingen Community Center. Comics, games, cards, toys and other collectibles will be available. $2 for adults, kids 12 & under free.
Ride-Along with Bikes Across Borders, 9am-3pm, Kennedy Park (San Benito). The Austin-based social justice group is biking from their home to Monterrey and inviting Valley cyclists to join in from San Benito to Brownsville’s Bike Barn.
Sponsored: Remington’s Sunday Brunch, 11am-2pm, Remington’s Steakhouse. The restaurant, nestled inside the beautiful Embassy Suites McAllen offers a weekly brunch for $21.95. Mention you saw this on WhatMcAllen for a two-for-one deal!
Music Swap/Meet Up, noon-6pm, Space 16th. Bring you old or unused equipment to trade. $5 for a space or $1 for a single item tag.
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