Last Day To Register To Vote for November’s Election, Tuesday, Hidalgo County. Today is the last day to register to vote in November’s election. There are a lot of local races and state constitutional issues on the ballot.
The Real Monuments Men – Guest Lecture by Patty Ballinger, Wednesday 6-8pm, Upper Valley Art League (Mission). Patty Ballinger discusses the real Monuments Men. Free for UVAL members, $10 for non-members.
Empty Bowls Appreciation Party, Thursday 5:30-7pm, Zucca83. A thank you to everyone who helped make last week’s Empty Bowls event a success. Appetizers & drink specials. Rescheduled from 9/28. Free.
3rd Biennial LUPE Gala, Thursday 7-10pm, Mayrin Banquet Hall Oficial (Edinburg). Valley native, comedian and actress Cristela Alonso will be the special guest speaker. Individual tickets are $50.
North American Jewelry & Gift Show, Friday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Hours: Friday & Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 10am-4pm. Free entry.
Santa Fe Steakhouse Wine Classic 2017, Friday 6:30-10:30pm, Quinta Mazatlan. The theme of this year’s event is Vintage Hollywood Glam. $125 per person.
Friday the 13th Show, Friday 7pm, Yerberia Cultura. 12 bands on 2 stages including Prophecy, The Crowned, Barbarian and more. $10 at the door ($5 with costume), all ages.
Friday the 13th, Friday 9pm, The Flying Walrus. Two stages of rock and hip hop including Wax Pink, EMC 2900 and more. Ladies free, guys $3 (21+).
1st Annual Kid’s Q’in It Up BBQ Cookoff, Saturday 7am, Q’in It Up BBQ & Catering (Edinburg). Enter your young pitmaster in this unique local competition for age groups 6-9, 10-13 and 14-18. $50 entry fee per child; enter by 10/10. Call 956-483-1982 for info and to sign up.
10th Annual Walk, Run & Ride, Saturday 8am, Texas Oncology-McAllen. A 5K, 2 walks and 3 biking options are all part of this breast cancer awareness event, which supports a number of community organizations.
Saxet Gun Show, Saturday-Sunday, McAllen Convention Center. Hours: Saturday 9am-6pm, Sunday: 9am-5pm. $5 entry.
Tres Lagos Grand Opening Celebration, Saturday 9am/Sunday 1pm, Tres Lagos. Get a first look at McAllen’s new master planned community, with tours, live music, food trucks and more. Continues Sunday at 1pm as well.
Drone Camp, Saturday 1-3pm, McAllen Creative Incubator. Learn all about drones in this four-week CodeRGV camp starting today. 12 and up only. $60 per camper.
Sunset Live, Saturday 5-10pm, McAllen Convention Center. The monthly live outdoor music series returns with food trucks, an artisan market and more. Free, family and pet friendly.
NHPO RGV 2017 Boots and Baubles Scholarship Gala, Saturday 6:30pm, Alyssa’s Acres (Mission). Food, dancing, live music and auctions. This gala supports the Continuing Education Scholarship that’s part of the UTRGV endowment fund. Individual tickets are $75.
The Queers & The Ataris, Saturday 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). With local support from The Palatines. Tickets: $15.
The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Saturday 11pm, Cine El Rey. Pluma Blanca Community Theater presents a shadowcast of the cult classic every Saturday in November. $15 presale online.
Sunday Speaker Series, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). UTRGV professor Dr. W. F. Strong presents “The Texas Dialect and Texcentric Tendencies”. Included in regular admission.
Dwight Yoakam, Sunday 7:30pm, State Farm Arena (Hidalgo). Tickets start at $35 for the country superstar.
Holodeck Records Takeover, Sunday 9pm, Yerberia Cultura. Boan (HTX/ATX/LA), Samantha Glass (ATX/WI), Tercero and more perform. $5, all ages.