IMAS Young Adventurer Early Childhood Days 2017-2018, Wednesday 10-10:45am, International Museum of Art & Science. “IMAS Young Adventurer Days are special hands-on programs that help introduce our youngest scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a special themed story time and an engaging hands-on activity. Programs take place the first Wednesday of every month from September – May. $5 museum members, $10 non-members.” The first session: Patterns in Nature.
South Texas International Film Festival, Thursday-Saturday, Edinburg. Film screenings, panels, celebrity guest Efren Ramirez and more. Thursday takes place at UTRGV’s PAC and Friday & Saturday’s events are at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. Free.
Cine El Rey presents : Amplified Thursdays – Kick Off Show, Thursday 9pm, Cine El Rey. Mwmbwls, Secrets Told in Silence, In Shades, Royal Angst and Ocean Vertigo perform. $5 presale, $10 at the door.
Bobaflex, Friday 8pm, Sofie’s SS Saloon. With BEITTHEMEANS, Ratchet Dolls and Archangel. Tickets $10.
David Dondero, Friday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. With Lunar Heart, Ruben Farias and Julian Garcia.
Grandparent’s Weekend at IMAS, Saturday-Sunday, International Museum of Art & Science. A variety of activities for grandparents and grandchildren all weekend.
South Texas Comic Con’s Fan Weekend, Saturday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Celebrity guests including actor Ron Perlman and wrestling legend Rey Mysterio are among the highlights for this weekend of cosplay, contests, panels and more. Saturday: 11am-7pm, Sunday: 11am-6pm.
Honoring Grandparents at MOSTHistory, Saturday 11am-1pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). “The Museum of South Texas History invites the community to celebrate and honor grandparents. Families are welcome to participate in fun activities and enjoy light refreshments.”
2017 Cattle Baron’s Ball: Boots & Blossoms, Saturday 6pm, Boggus Ford Events Center (Pharr). Tickets are $150 ($175 VIP) for this annual charity event, benefiting the American Cancer Society. This year’s headliner is Craig Morgan.
UVAL presents “Art Ecologic”, Saturday 7-9pm, Kika de la Garza Fine Arts Center (Mission). The Upper Valley Art League unveils a new exhibition by local artist Jessica Monroe. Free and open to the public.
Downtown Boys, Saturday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. With Royal Angst, Cat-ion, Fantastico and Tercero. $8, all ages.
Somos Musica Fest, Saturday 9:30pm, Cine El Rey. Apache Pistol, De La Rosa, Arcanedisplay, Leonado and Chrebet perform. $5 online or from bands in advance; $10 at the door.
2017 McAllen Stair Climb, Sunday 7:30am, Chase Tower. Proceeds benefit first responder organizations in our region. Registration is $40.