Festival of Color, Tuesday 6:30-10:30pm, Tri Bar. An evening of fashion and music from India, benefiting the Infinite Love Organziation. Advanced tickets are $20 ($25 at the door).
September Margarita Tasting, Tuesday 7pm, Colletti’s (Harlingen). Advanced tickets are $10 ($15 at the door).
WILD (Writers in Literary Discussion), Tuesday 8pm, STC Pecan Campus, Student Lounge, Building H. Open mic poetry reading, an art show and more. Free and open to the public.
Free Screening: Maria Del Norte, Tuesday 8pm, Cine El Rey. The historic theater’s free movie series continues with this border-focused drama. Free popcorn and live music after the film.
Wednesday Night Comedy, 8pm-midnight, Cine El Rey. Live comedy featuring talents from out of town and locals, every week.
Buckets of Fun!, Thursday 9:30am-10:30am, Quinta Mazatlan. Kids 0-5 and their parents will learn how to have fun with a simple bucket. $1 kids/$2 adults.
Empty Bowls 2013, Thursday 11am-1:30pm, Pharr Events Center. The Food Bank of the RGV’s signature annual event returns. Grab some lunch from restaurants across the Valley and get a hand-painted bowl for $25.
Cantiflas Movie Marathon, Thursday noon-8pm, Sekula Memorial Library (Edinburg). The famous Mexican comedy movie series will be shown for free as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Butterfly Gardening, Thursday 3-4:30pm, Edinburg World Birding Center. Take a walk around the grounds and learn how to optimize your garden to attract these beautiful creatures. Included in regular admission, call to make reservations (956) 381-9922.
Nepantla: Art from the Four Corners of the Valley, Thursday 6-8pm, STC Pecan Campus, Visual Arts Gallery. Reception for artists Celeste De Luna’s exhibition, which will be displayed from August 26-October 3.
Inventa La Vida: Works by Juan De Dios Mora, Thursday 6-7pm, STC Mid-Valley Campus Library Art Gallery (Weslaco). Opening reception for this exhibition. Free and open to the public.
Alfresco Weslaco, Thursday 7-9pm, downtown Weslaco off Texas Blvd. The monthly music and art street festival continues. Conjunto Orchestra Grupo Valle will perform. Free.
Original Thursdays, Thursday 9pm, The Flying Walrus. Hit The Lip, Headdress and the Time Keepers and Randall MTZ perform. No cover, 21+.
Boom Boom Kid (Argentina), Thursday 10pm, Simon Sez. Porkeria, Seafoam Green, Jungle Bodies and more also perform.
You might be wondering, “Where is Friday?” Friday evenings will be included in our Weekend Guide updates from now on. If there are daytime events on Fridays, we will still include them in our What To Do This Week updates. Thank you for your ongoing support.