8th Annual Fishing For Hope Tournament, all day, Louie’s Backyard (SPI). Proceeds benefit the Hope Family Health Center. For more information, call 956-362-3140.
The Mudder of All Mudders 10K Obstacle Run, 8am, The Corn Maze (Donna). The folks behind Muddzilla have built a new tough mudder course for 2013.
South Padre Island Sandcastle Summer Amateur Championship, 9am-3pm, Clayton’s Beach Bar. Winners from weekly series of sandcastle days that happened all summer compete for the Grand Championship.
Brownsville Farmers Market, 9am-noon, across from Gladys Porter Zoo.
SAXET Gun Show, 9am-6pm, McAllen Convention Center. $5 admission.
The Market at McAllen, 10am-1pm, McAllen Public Library.
Pendulum of Life Presents: A Final Showdown, 5pm, Fall Back Records. Buried Under Texas (San Antonio), Hayden Oh My (San Antonio), Tour DeForce (Laredo), Aurora Complex, For Those Who Are Heroes, Seeds of Hope, Far From Embrace and Said in Stone perform in this battle of the bands, with a gig at San Antonio’s White Rabbit on the line. $5 cover.
Martin Valverde, 6pm, McAllen Civic Center. Tickets start at $10 plus fees.
Cosechando Juntos: An Exhibition by Roel Sandoval, 6-8pm, Weslaco Museum. Opening reception for this new art collection, which will be on display until 9/28.
Weslaco COC 5th Annual Gala & Auction, 6:30pm, Knapp Medical Conference Center (Weslaco). Dinner, casino games and auctions.
Sick/Sea Live Performance & Video Taping, 8pm, Cine El Rey. The Valley’s fast rising indie rock band films a new video and performs live at the historic venue. The Dandy Heat and Yours Truly, Gloria will also perform. $6 cover.
Alley Art Show, 8pm, Alley Art. Art, dance and music returns to the spot of the collective’s original shows. Free.
Another Punk Rock Show!, 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). IFV, Cutters, The Daily Grind, Los Skagaleros and Baseborn perform. No cover 21+, $5 for 18+.
Immortal Guardian, 9pm, Rodz Sports Theater. The metal band returns to the Valley.
RIP Rock Show, 10pm, Simon Sez. Evolve & DJ Mike Nyse, The Ex-Boyfriends, Fantastico and Baseborn perform. $3 cover.
SAXET Gun Show, 9am-5pm, McAllen Convention Center. Last day. $5 admission.
Collectibles Show Benefiting March of Dimes, 10am-4pm, Embassy Suites Hotel (McAllen). Our friends at Hobbies & Heroes have organized a comic and card collectibles show to benefit the local chapter of March of Dimes. $2 donation at the door.
August Sunday Brunch, 11am-4pm, Roosevelt’s at 7. It’s time again for the restuarant’s amazing monthly brunch featuring a $20 all-you-can-eat buffet as well as $2 mimosas and micheladas.
Free Yoga Class in the Park, 7pm, Archer Park.
Vinyl & Art Night, 9pm, The Hop Shop (Harlingen). Featuring Malicia Darling & Vicious Vile Photography and a variety of local artists and vendors.
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