Calendar of weekly events

Wednesday

December 27

 

Soy de Tejas Exhibit

Throughout December and January the exhibit will tell the story of conjunto regional and feature instruments, records and record players, 8-track cassette tapes and pictures of musicians and venues for display.

Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd. - Edinburg

With price of admission

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

Buffalo Bayou Pint Night

Featuring Sam's Wake N Bake made with aged Sam's Daily on Amaya Roasting Co.'s Temporara Espresso and vanilla beans. Glass available with first pour. Also on tap Gingerbread Stout.

Grain to Glass, 5921 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

6 p.m.

 

Disney Live!

Mickey and Minnie's doorway to magic. Twenty-five Disney characters surprise and captivate at every turn of the knob. Note: No costumes permitted for guests 14 and older. Multiple shows.

State Farm Arena, 2600 N. 10th St. - Hidalgo

$25

1 p.m.

 

Beginner's Yoga

Program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Bird and Nature Walk

A staff naturalist will lead a half mile walk to explore birds, butterflies and plants. Loaner binoculars are available free of charge. No experience needed.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

8:30 a.m.

 

Thursday

December 28

 

The Powell Brothers

Support includes Big River Project. The Powell Brothers have performed at the State Fair of Texas, Las Vegas Bowl and Gruene Hall.

The Flying Walrus, 204 S. 17th St. - McAllen

Free

10 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Fashn.Haus Fashion Show Vol. 2

Music by DJ Stephanie Gold. 12 different popup shops including Hot Trash, Fashion Saint and Salsa for President.

Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St. - McAllen

$10

8 p.m.

 

Kramp-Mas

hosted by Last Repent featuring Death for Lent, xKrang, Moonlust, Last Repent and Raging Thrill.

Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th St. - McAllen

9 p.m.

 

Yoga Under the Oaks

This yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Adults and mature children only. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

8:30 a.m.

 

Friday

December 29

 

Shen Yun

The world's premiere classical Chinese dance company brings to life a lost culture through profoundly beautiful art. Multiple shows available.

McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$100

7:30 p.m.

 

Stand up Paddleboard Workout

30 minute SUP Workout will include two laps around the lake with a stationary workout in between.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

$10

6 p.m.

 

Sunset Yoga

This yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Adults and mature children only. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6:15 p.m.

 

Paddle and Pedal Town Lake

Boat Rental Fees 30 minutes include 2-seater pedal boat $10, 4-seater pedal boat $20, Single Kayak $10, double kayak $20, stand up paddleboard $10.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

4 p.m.

 

Saturday

December 30

 

Tai Chi in the Park

Wear comfortable clothing and flexible shoes and bring water. Please be prompt. In the event of rain the program will be canceled.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

8 a.m.

 

Stand up Paddleboard Workout

30 minute SUP Workout will include two laps around the lake with a stationary workout in between.

Town Lake at Firemen's Park, 201 N. 1st St. – McAllen

$10

6 p.m.

 

The Lost Project, Sketchy Trench, Lemmings

Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St. - McAllen

9 p.m.

 

Resolution 5k

Pepsi Park Sports Complex, 3930 Plantation Grove Blvd. - Mission

$30

8 a.m.

 

Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker

Different ticket price ranges feature meet & greets, Nutcracker dolls and Moscow Ballet Book. All options available at ticketmaster.com

McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$32 - $179

3 p.m. - 6 p.m.

 

Little Joe y La Familia

Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd. - Pharr

$27

7 p.m.

 

Sunday

December 31

 

McAllen New Year's Eve Celebration

The Drop of the Ball is coming back to downtown McAllen for 2017. There will be live bands, food and drinks. Fireworks and a live countdown will also take place.

17th Street – McAllen

5 p.m. - 2 a.m.

 

Sunset Meditation

This meditation program will explore simple techniques to reduce stress and increase well-being. Bring a yoga mat if desired.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Monday

January 1

 

John Milton

Famous hypnotist and magician will make his way back to the Rio Grande Valley performing seven shows.

McAllen Performing Arts Center

801 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

$25 - $35

 

Sunset Meditation

This meditation program will explore simple techniques to reduce stress and increase well-being. Bring a yoga mat if desired.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Beginner's Yoga

Program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

6 p.m.

 

Polar Bear Dip 2018

Take a New Year dip in the Gulf of Mexico. Registration begins at 10 a.m. A bonus firework show the night before.

Clayton's Beach Bar & Grill, 6900 Padre Blvd. - South Padre Island.

Free

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

 

Tuesday

January 2

 

Yoga Under the Oaks

This yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. Adults and mature children only. Bring a yoga mat or exercise mat, towel or small blanket.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W Business 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

8:30 a.m.