$5 Jewelry & Accessories Fundraiser at DHR, Monday-Wednesday, Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance. Proceeds benefit the Renaissance Cancer Foundation. Monday-Tuesday: 7am-7pm, Wednesday: 7am-4pm.
RGV Vipers vs Agua Caliente Clippers, Tuesday & Thursday 7pm, State Farm Arena. The Vipers are on a 13 game win streak.
RGV Barracudas FC vs Sonora Soles, Wednesday 7:35pm, State Farm Arena.
Wayfarer (Denver, CO) / Haunter (SATX), Wednesday 9pm, Hop Shop Bar (Harlingen). With Noble Insect and Mind Eater. $5, all ages.
Catbamboo (Louisiana) / Southpaw Sonata (ATX), Thursday 8:30pm, Yerberia Cultura. With The Volta (ATX), Ursa, The Wanderer, Mwmbwls and Swisher. $6, all ages.
5th Annual Grinchmas, Thursday 9pm, The Flying Walrus. Moonlust, A Chemical Thought, Destructive Cell, The Reflectors and more. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate to Marines who will be on hand to collect them.
Jack Daniels Rye Tasting, Friday 6:30-8pm, Bob’s Steak & Chop House Edinburg. Complimentary tasting. Free event.
Food Park Unplugged, Friday 7:30-9:30pm, McAllen Food Park. Live music featuring local artists. Free, family and pet friendly. Monthly event on the 3rd Friday.
McAllen Town Band: Let Christmas Ring, Friday 7:30-9:30pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. “Join the McAllen Town Band as they perform songs to put you in the Christmas mood.” Tickets start at $8.
Jr. Vipers Holiday Hoops Basketball Tournament, Saturday-Sunday 9am-6pm, Edinburg Sports & Wellness Center. Youth basketball tournaments for 1st grade through JV girls & boys. $75 per team (registration deadline is Monday 12/11).
McAllen Tamale Fest 2017, Saturday 11am-9pm, Archer Park. McAllen Tamale Fest is a yearly event that benefits the Boys and Girls Club. There is food, entertainment, and family fun!
All Fore The Kids Toy Drive, Saturday 5-9pm, Edinburg Municipal Park. Games, music, food, photos with Santa and more including special guests Eric Molina and Raymond Orta. $25 raffle tickets for great prizes.
McAllen Movies at the Park, Saturday 6:30pm, McAllen Convention Center. Free outdoor screening of The Polar Express.
Hechos de Tradiciones – Éxitos de Escenario Vol. II, Saturday 7-9pm, Edinburg Auditorium. Ballet Folklorico South Texas College and Conjunto Jaguar perform. Tickets available at the door.
1st Annual Merry Mayhem Toy & Food Drive, Saturday 8pm, Sofie’s SS Saloon. Ratchet Dolls, Lonescar, Octorber Roar, Vibrahaven, Lucid Decree, …And The Hero Prevails, and Adversity Breeds Malice performs. Free entry with toy or canned food donation. Benefits Estrella House and the Food Bank of the RGV.
John Robert Benefit Show, Saturday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. Fundraiser for a local musician who was injured and had his truck totaled by a drunk driver last week. Reliving Cape York, Worst Behavior, Mwmbwls, In Shades, Swisher and Scab perform. $5, all ages.
Motiv Records Launch Party, Saturday 8pm, Avenue 1704. Local EDM and hip-hop performers launch a new music label. $5 for 21+, $10 for under 21.
Return of The Haskels, Thursday 9pm, Simon Sez. With Inkbag, The Palatines and Relapsers. $5, 21+ only.
Sunday Speaker Series, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History. “Lupe Saenz from the South Texas Conjunto Association will present “Conjunto Music: The Music of the Working Class” at the Museum of South Texas History Dec. 17.” Included in regular admission.
La India Yuridia: Semos Un Equipo, Sunday 7-10pm, McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $35.
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