IMAS Young Adventurer Early Childhood Days 2017-2018, Wednesday 10-10:45am, International Museum of Art & Science. Monthly hands-on activities; this month’s session is “Build a Boat!”.
Buddy, Wednesday 7:30pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. The story of rock icon Buddy Holly comes to the stage. Tickets: $42-62.
21st Annual Hidalgo County Child Abuse Prevention Candlelight Vigil, Thursday 5:45pm, CASA of Hidalgo County. Walk from CASA to the Hidalgo County Courthouse for a vigil to remember those our community has lost to child abuse.
Moon Over Mazatlan: Rio Carnival 2018, Thursday 6:30-9:30pm, Quinta Mazatlan. Sponsorships for the historic garden’s annual educational fundraiser start at $500, featuring music, dancing and food.
McAllen Artwalk, Friday 6-10pm, Archer Park. Arts and craft vendors, plus the live outdoor music series Music After Hours, every month. Free and open to the public.
VSO: Forbidden Pleasures of Carmina Burana, Friday 8pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Season finale for the Valley Symphony Orchestra. Tickets start at $35.
Zane Williams, Friday 8pm, Hillbilly’s. Tickets: $15.
Dash for Disabilities 5K, Saturday 7am, UTRGV. Early registration: $20. Proceeds benefit CAMP University.
Fit Fest Family Fun Run 5K/10K, Saturday 8am, Tres Lagos. 5K, 10K, kids 1 mile fun run and doggie 1 mile run available. Register online.
Keep McAllen Beautiful Great American Clean-Up, Saturday 8am-noon, McAllen Municipal Park. Volunteer for this free annual community trash clean-up event. Register as a group, school or business by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pharr Hub Phest 2018, Saturday 4pm-midnight, Downtown Pharr. Country star Easton Corbin is the headliner for the musical portion of this year’s Hub Phest, a family-friendly festival that also includes food, carnival rides, animals, a car show and more. $5 after 5pm.
Team Mario Autism Awareness 5K, Saturday 4-10pm, H-E-B Park. A Star Wars-themed 5K (costumes encouraged) for autism awareness. Plenty of prizes, plus the first 500 registered will get a ticket to the RGCFC Toros Autism Night game. Registration: $30.
10th Annual Brewseum at IMAS, Saturday 7-11pm, International Museum of Art & Science. The annual festival of craft beer, local restaurants, live entertainment and more returns to IMAS for a historic tenth year. Tickets available at the museum or by calling 956-681-8200.
Sunday Speaker Series: Hidalgo Cemetery 1884: Hidalgo’s Hidden History, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History. Esther Camacho, reference librarian at the McAllen Public Library, will explore the history of the 130-year old Hidalgo Cemetary. Included in regular admission.