Marc Anthony, Wednesday 8pm, State Farm Arena.
Wear Orange for Hunger Action Month Day, all day Thursday, throughout the RGV. Show your support for the fight against hunger by wearing orange and letting people know about Hunger Action Month.
Native Plant Walk, Thursday 3-4:30pm, Edinburg World Birding Center. Reservations are required: call 956-381-9922. Included in regular admission.
Whataburger Fundraiser Night, Thursday 5-8pm, 1410 S Cage Blvd (Pharr). As part of Hunger Action Month, 20% of sales will go to the Food Bank. Only at this particular location.
Opening Reception: “An Inform to an Academy” by Francisco Toledo, Thursday 6-8pm, IMAS. Included in general admission (free for members).
Global Lens: Toll Booth, Thursday 7pm, UTPA Library Auditorium (Edinburg). The 2010 Turkish film is the latest in the free UTPA Library global film series.
1.21 Gigawatts for a Cure, Thursday 8:30pm, Deloreans. The local chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training will be collection donations. Drink specials.
Black Tora Video Shoot, Thursday 9pm, Simon Sez.
Jose Luis Rodriguez “El Puma”, Thursday 8:30pm, McAllen Civic Center. Tickets start at $65 plus fees.
Ginuwine, Thursday 9pm, Tri Bar. The R&B legend comes to downtown McAllen. Ji Ro will also perform. Tickets start at $38.
McAllen Artwalk, Friday 6-10pm, Archer Park. It’s back! Arts and craft vendors, plus the live outdoor music series Music After Hours, every month. Free and open to the public.
Hinovations / Art House Gallery “Frida Homage”, Friday 7-10pm, Hinovations Art Studio. Poets and musicians will pay homage to the famous artist.
Joe King Carrasco, Friday 7pm, in front of Louie’s Backyard (SPI). The free SPI Concerts on the Bay Series kicks off with “The King of Tex-Mex Rock n Roll.”
Carrie Underwood presented by STARS, Friday 7:30pm, State Farm Arena. The crossover country superstar is the headliner for this STARS Scholarship Fund benefit. Tickets start at $75.
Artwalk After Party: Fall 2013 Kickoff, Friday 9pm, Roosevelt’s at 7. The long standing tradition of the region’s best DJs rotating in and out over the course of the evening continues. No cover.
Accidente / Dirty Reason (Spain), Friday 9pm, Thirsty Monkey. The two Spanish punk bands come to the Valley with support from Porkeria, The Ex-Boyfriends, Krux and Deep Woods. $5, 18+.
South Texas Metal Productions Presents, Friday 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Sky Tree, Kalakaaz, El Jefe & The Riffs, Doom Desire & Babosos Del Valle perform. No cover.
STFC Vendetta, Friday 9pm, McAllen Convention Center. Regional MMA returns to the city.
Lauren Lane, Friday 10pm, Opera Teatro Bar. The Los Angeles DJ makes her first trip to McAllen. Presale tickets $10.