EDINBURG — The Museum of South Texas History (“MOSTHistory”), a museum chronicling the heritage of South Texas and Northeastern Mexico, invites the community to celebrate Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day on Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This community festival began more than 25 years ago and continues to offer a day filled with entertainment and demonstrations that illustrate the crafts and traditions of early farming and ranching in South Texas and northeastern Mexico.

This year’s theme will include the history of saddles from the early days of Spanish exploration throughout the lands of the Rio Grande to the modern days of working vaqueros. Families can also experience the history of live ranch-style cooking and craft demonstrations with music and dance performances. Save the date to enjoy the living history of this region.

The Pioneer & Ranching Crafts Day event is included in regular museum admission: $7 adults (ages 18+); $5 seniors with ID (ages 62+) and students with ID (ages 13+); $4 for children (ages 4 to 12); free for children ages 3 and younger. FRIENDS of the Museum are admitted free as a benefit of FRIENDship. For more information on the event or becoming a FRIEND of the Museum, call +1-956-383-6911. The Museum of South Texas History is located at 200 N. Closner Blvd. on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square in downtown Edinburg.