MotherSound Day 1, Monday 6pm, Sofie’s SS Saloon. With local guests In Shades, Despite, Sine Cura, Bloodlines and XVIA. $8 day pass or $15 for a two day pass (include’s Tuesday’s The Marcho Man 3 Tour).
The Marcho Man 3 Tour, Tuesday 6pm, Sofie’s SS Saloon. Touring bands Angelmaker, Falsifier, Extortionist and Filth are joined by locals Mask of Morana, Dythalla and Ricin. $10 presale, $12 door.
Spring Chirp Birding Festival, Wednesday-Saturday, Valley Nature Center. Beginner and experienced birders alike converge in Weslaco to look for the many, many species that visit the RGV. Guided tours, field trips to nearby birding hotspots and other educational activities are available.
UTRGV Distinguished Speaker Series: Alison Levine, Wednesday 7-9pm, TSC Arts Center (Brownsville). Levine was the captial of the first American Women’s Everest Expedition, who has scaled the peak on every continent. Free and open to the public.
MOSTHistory Happy Hour: Wildcatters and Revolutionaries, Thursday 6-8pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Experience the museum in a fun, new way while enjoying food, drinks and more. $15 /$10 members/non-members. 21+ only. Stop by the museum or call 956-383-6911 for tickets.
Moon Over Mazatlan 2017, Thursday 6:30-11pm, Quinta Mazatlan. Cocktails, dinner and entertainment to benefit our public gardens. Individual tickets are $250. Group rates available.
RGV Vipers vs Texas, Thursday 7pm, State Farm Arena. Final regular season home game! The Vipers have already clinched a playoff spot.
Taste McAllen 2017, Thursday 7-10pm, McAllen Convention Center. Restaurants from all around town and across the RGV gather around the pond in front of the Convention Center. Tickets: $40 GA, $75 VIP, $15 kids ages 2-10.
Neta Launch Party / Reclama Awards, Thursday 8pm, Yerberia Cultura. A new online publication and media platform launches, focused on Valley voices and challenge mainstream narratives about our region. In addition to live music and food, they will honor three artists who represent Neta’s core mission. Tickets available online.
Edinburg Out of this World UFO Festival & Conference, Friday-Saturday, Edinburg City Hall Courtyard (Day 1)/Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance (Day 2). Day 1 is a free festival featuring art, food, live music, a costume contest and more. Day 2’s conference features numerous guest speakers and costs $25.
5th Annual Autism Awareness Walk, Saturday 8am, PSJA Stadium. Free event. T-shirts $5.
Edinburg Bird-A-Thon Kickoff, Saturday 8am-noon, Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center. The month-long birding competition kicks off with this family-friendly event. $12 adults, $10 children. Register before April 1st: (956) 381-9922.
Great American Clean-Up 2017, Saturday 8am-noon, McAllen Municipal Park. Help clean up our city’s parks in this annual, nationwide event.
Senior Saturdays at IMAS, Saturday 10am, International Museum of Art & Science. Ages 55+ and their grandchildren are invited on the first Saturday of the month from October to April, with a different focus each time. This last exploration of the season is Beautiful Botanicals: The Art of Botanical Sketches.
City of Elsa Tejano & Conjunto Festival, Saturday 11am-midnight, Mario Leal City Park. Live music headlined by The Hometown Boys, plus an IBCA-sanctioned BBQ cookoff, a carnival and more.
Empty Bowls Mobile Paint Party, noon-3pm, Fuzzy’s Taco Shop. Help the Food Bank of the RGV by painting bowls for September’s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser. $10 donation per person.
IMAS Scout Workshops Fall 2016-Spring 2017, Saturday-Sunday 5pm-8am, International Museum of Art & Science. Last workshops of the season: Boy Scouts-Robotics and Bears-Robotics. Parents can sign up their child by visiting the IMAS front desk or by calling (956) 682-0123.
Together For Our Health, Sunday 9am-4pm, McAllen Convention Center. Health fair featuring speakers, workshops, information and more. Free and open to the public.
Sensory Friendly Autism Awareness Day, Sunday 1-5pm, International Museum of Art & Science. IMAS celebrates with an experience geared towards austitic kids. Included in general admission.
Sunday Speaker Series, Sunday 2-3pm, Museum of South Texas History (Edinburg). Included in general admission.
1st Year Walk for Crime Victims & Survivors, Sunday 4-7pm, Hidalgo County Courthouse (Edinburg). A community walk honoring victims and survivors.
Superheroes 5K Run for Autism and Buddy Fun Walk, Sunday 5-9pm, Edinburg Municipal Park. 5K run $25, Buddy Fun Walk $10. Prizes plus entertainment, food and more.