McALLEN – The City of McAllen will host an open house Saturday Nov. 19 so the community can explore and experience their new performing arts center.

City officials have curated a list of performances featuring local dance and musical groups that will grace the stage for the first time. There will also be appearances from Jersey Boys straight from New York.

While performances begin at 10:30 a.m. there will be an unveiling of a bronze statue titled “The Vaquero of Neuvo Santander” by Jason Scull, Cowboy Artist of America.


Saturday Nov. 19 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Schedule of Events:

9:45 AM Unveiling of the “The Vaquero of Nuevo Santander” by Jason Scull, Cowboy Artist of America.

Where: outside- West lawn of the McAllen Performing Arts Center

10:00 AM Doors & Box Office Open

10:30 AM Melba’s Dance

11:00 AM Nikki Rowe Orchestra

12:30 PM Deborah Case presents dances from Winter Recital

and the Nutcracker


2:15 PM BALLET San Antonio

3:00 PM McAllen HS Theatre Department, Selections from the musical “In the Heights” – Jason Barrera & Isidro Lerma, Directors

3:30 PM McHi Mariachi ORO

4:00 PM Valley Symphony Orchestra presents - UTRGV Tuba Euphonium Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Scott Roeder



Please note: Performance schedule is subject to change at any time.