Events from Jan. 10 - Jan. 16

Wednesday

January 10

 

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.

 

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.

 

Topgolf Pharr Groundbreaking

The Pharr Economic Development Corporation will break ground on the 11th location of the golf entertaiment company.

1901 W. Interstate 2 – Pharr

11 a.m.

 

Scott White

White will headline Wednesday Night Comedy. Host Roy Gomez will also welcome Rick Cano, Bobby Garza and Joseph Soto.

Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th – McAllen

$10

8:30 p.m.

 

Stone Xocoveza

With their first event of 2018, the crew at Roosevelt's will feature a Mexican Hot Chocolate inspired Mocha Stout, Stone Xocoveza. The drink will be paired with chocolate ganache, chopped chocolate covered pretzels, marshmallow fluff and spicy cocoa served in a special Xocoveza glass.

Roosevelt's at 7, 821 N. Main St. - McAllen

 

Candace Foxx

The McAllen Evening Rotary will host the president and CEO of Fit Science to discuss healthy habits.

McAllen Evening Rotary, 801 E. Fern – McAllen

6 p.m.

 

WinesDay Wine Tasting

Featuring fruit wines, Edgar Gallegos from Dionisio Winery will be presenting wines.

Vom Fass, 3300 Exp. 83 STE. 1240 – McAllen

5:30 p.m.


Thursday

January 11

 

Tunes & Brews

Open Mic Tunes & Brews. A little confidence and some help from the cheering section are all that you need to participate. The mic opens at 8 p.m.

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

8 p.m.

 

Buenas Tardes Luncheon

The Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce Presents the 111th Secretary of State for Texas Rolando Pablos as he shares his expertise in economic development and insight on how to attract more investment to the State of Texas.

Cimarron Country Club, 1200 S. Shary Rd. - Mission

$20 presale, $25 door

11:30 a.m. - 1 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

January 12

 

Lindley Creek Family Band Show

The award-winning family band from the Ozark mountains of Missouri play bluegrass country with lots of laughs.

Bentsen Palm Village RV Park, Mission Texas

7 p.m.

 

Liverpool Legends

The Beatles Tribute Band handpicked by Louise Harrison, making them the only band with a direct link to the original fab four.

The Edinburg Auditorium, 415 W. McIntyre St. - Edinburg

$35 - $55

8 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.

 

Chris Rivera Band

Bourbon St. Grill, 4800 N. 10th St. - McAllen

10 p.m.

 

Saturday

January 13

 

Critical Hit Arcade Grand Opening

There will be arcades, game systems, tournaments and live music. Over $300 in pot bonuses. Games will be played until 2 a.m. There will be five bands including Sonic Boom, a tribute to tv, movie and video game themes.

Critical Hit Arcade, 111 N. 7th St. - Alamo

Doors 4 p.m., Bands 6 p.m.

 

Le Fevre Quartet

The legacy of The Levre Trio begun in 1921, the group has now become a favorite gospel quartet.

Bibleville, 1346 N. Cesar Chavez Road – Alamo

2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

 

Mars Overdrive

Ranch House Burgers II, 409 N. Bryan Rd. STE 105 – Mission

9 p.m.

 

Benefits of Aloe Vera

Following the program guests will have an opportunity to take a plant home. Limit one per person.

McAllen Nature Center, 4101 W. Bus 83 – McAllen

$1 suggested donation

11 a.m.

 

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.

 

Cooking in Season

Chef Chris Dickens will be giving a live cooking demonstration using ingredients found at the McAllen Farmer's Market

McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. - McAllen

11 a.m.

 

Inaugural Beta 5k

Hosted by South Texas Business, Education & Technology Academy

Edinburg Municipal Park, Raul Longoria – Edinburg

$25 per runner, $20 for groups of 5 or more.

8 a.m.

 

Karbach Zee German Pilsner

Join the reps from Karbach Brewing as the feature Zee German Pils. Make sure and try the brats.

Schneider's German Gasthaus & Beergarden

7 p.m.

 

Steak in Your Community

Hosted by DHR and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV, honorary chair Marrisa Castaneda invites you to help raise funds for the boys & girls Club.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV, 702 Cullen St. - Edinburg

$125

5:30 p.m.

 

Sunday

January 14

 

Poets Against Walls

The group will be hosting a generative creative writing workshop focused on border issues faciliitated by members of the Poets Against Walls coalition. RSVP by emailing poetsagainstwalls@gmail.com

McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N. Main St. - McAllen

Free

2 p.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.

 

January Service Industry Night

The folks from Grain to Glass and SIN invade Bodega for the monthly industry night. Tank and the gunners will be back to make some noise.

Bodega Tavern & Kitchen, 2901 N. 10th St. - McAllen

7 p.m.

 

Monday

January 15

 

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.

 

Tuesday

January 16

 

Two on Tap

Presented by McAllen Community Concerts featuring Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano

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

$25

7:30 p.m.

 

Winter Texan Expo & Health Fair

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. - McAllen

9 a.m. - 3 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.