Friday, January 19, 2018
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Jan. 11: The city of Harlingen presents “Two on Tap” at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium, located at 1204 Fair Park Blvd, Harlingen. Showtime is at 7:30 and doors open at 6:30. Tickets can be purchased at tickets.vendini.com or at myharlingen.us.

Jan. 11: Quinta Mazatlan’s one-of-a kind outdoor Forest Sculpture Trail helps visitors develop an appreciation for the vast variety of creatures that call our region home. The guided tour, from 10 a.m. To 11:30 p.m. on Thursdays, visit over 35 bronze sculptures, created by local artist Douglas Clark. Quinta Mazatlan is located at 600 Sunset Dr. in McAllen.

Jan. 12: The Liverpool Legends, the only Beatles tribute band with a direct link to a Beatles family member, will perform from 8-10 p.m. at the Edinburg Auditorium, located at 415 W University Drive, Edinburg. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-514-3849 or by visiting the Boot Jack locations, Hermes Music stores and Ticket Zone locations. Or you can visit www.topboxtickets.com

Jan. 13: The Liverpool Legends, the Beatles tribute band, will perform from 8-10 p.m. at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium, located at 1204 Fair Park Blvd, Harlingen. Tickets can be bought at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium box office from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Or call the box office at (956) 216-5990 or visit online at harlingenarts.org. There is a service fee for all credit card and debit card purchases.

Jan. 12-13: 2018 Rio Grande Valley Woodcarving Show will be held Friday and Saturday, at the Nomad Shrine Club, located at 1044 W. Nolana in Pharr. Admission is $3 and the show opens at 10 a.m. both days and closes at 4 p.m. The show features exhibits by carvers, carving instructors, tool vendors, and wood vendors. Door prizes will be given away every 30 minutes with three large door prizes given at the end of the show.

Jan. 13: Texas Citrus Fiesta Product Costume Show will be held at 2 p.m. at the Mission Community Center. The event will also feature winners of this year’s Shoebox Float competition and the 2nd Annual Ultimate Grapefruit Pie Baking Showdown. Admission is $5 per person. For information contact the Fiesta at 956-585-9724.

Jan. 13:   The Second Annual Ultimate Grapefruit Pie Baking Showdown, sponsored by the Mission chapter of the Texas Classroom Teachers Association, takes place in conjunction with the Texas Citrus Fiesta. Competitors will deliver their pies between 9 and 11 a.m. that day to the Mission Community Center, 1420 E. Kika de la Garza, Mission. Winners will be announced during the TCF Product Costume Show that begins at 2 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person. To enter, contact Nydia Alonzo at nydalonzo14@sbcglobal.net for an entry form and contest guidelines.

Jan. 16: McAllen Community Concerts presents “Two on Tap” at the McAllen Performing Arts Center, located at 801 Convention Center Blvd. in McAllen, featuring the all-dancing, all-singing tap sensations Melissa Giattino and Ron DeStefano at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start $20 and can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or at the MPAC box office from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.

Jan. 18: Frontera Audubon, located at 1101 S. Texas Blvd. in Weslaco will hold a bird walk each Thursday through January at 8:30 am. The walk is free for members or $5 for adults, $4 for seniors (65 and older), $3 for students (13 and younger) and children 12 and under are free. There is no need to pre-register. Call (956) 968-3275 for more information

Jan. 19: Grammy-nominated country/bluegrass Nashville artist Billy Droze will perform at the Border Theater, located at 905 N Conway Ave. in Mission at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The show will also feature Bob Droze and a special guest. Matinee show is from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m. and the evening show is from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 per person, $20 per couple and Winter Texans receive a $2 off discount with their park badge. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling (956) 605-1811.

Jan. 19-21: UTRGV presents Mariachi Aztlan in Concert at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, located at 1201 W. University Drive in Edinburg. Performance times are at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, and 3 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday, Jan 20-21. Tickets are general admission for $10 and can be purchased at tickets.vendini.com

January 20: Learn spinning wool at the Edinburg World Birding Center, 714 S. Raul Longoria Rd. It will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Registration is required at least two days prior to each class. For more information, or to register, call 956-381-9922.

Jan. 25: Texas Citrus Fiesta Royal Coronation will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 25 at the Mission High School Neuhaus Gym, located at 1802 W. Cleo Dawson Street, Mission. Admission is $5 general admission or $10 reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Fiesta office located at 220 E. 9th (Business 83), or at the door.

Jan. 25: Frontera Audubon, located at 1101 S. Texas Blvd. in Weslaco will hold a bird walk each Thursday through January at 8:30 am. The walk is free for members or $5 for adults, $4 for seniors (65 and older), $3 for students (13 and younger) and children 12 and under are free. There is no need to pre-register. Call (956) 968-3275 for more information

January 26-27: The annual RGV Quilt Guild’s Quilt Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the South Padre Island Convention Centre. There will be approximately 300 quilted items on display, an Opportunity Quilt, classes, lectures, a concert, Military Service Quilts presentations, a Military Opportunity Quilt, a fashion show, vendors, a boutique and catering on site. See RGVQG.com for further information.

Jan. 27: Texas Citrus Fiesta Parade of Oranges begins at 3 p.m. in Mission. Parade will run south on Conway Ave. starting at FM 495 and ending on 1st Street. For parade entries, contact the Fiesta office at 956-585-9724.

Jan. 27: Texas Citrus Fiesta Fun Fair will be held at the Mission Market Square, next to the Mission Chamber of Commerce building, 202 W. Tom Landry. Food, vendors, entertainment, free admission.

Jan. 27: The Santa Maria Bullring, located at Ranch Rd 1017 in San Isidro will open its bloodless bullfight season at 4 p.m. Gates open at 1 p.m. Bullfights stat at 4 p.m. Tickets $20 in the sun, $35 in the shade and $40 for covered ringside box seats. Tickets are by reservation only. Call (956) 481-3300 for tickets and more information. Tickets will be paid by cash or check upon arrival to the bullring.

Feb. 2: Maestro Peter Dabrowski and Trudie Elmore Abbot press Concert IV of the Symphonic Visions season, América, América, at 8 p.m. Friday at the McAllen Performing Arts Center, located at 801 Convention Center Blvd. in McAllen. Tickets start at $35 and can be purchase at ticketmaster.com or or valleyorchestra.org/america-america

Feb. 13-14: The McAllen Chamber of Commerce presents the 2018 Travel Health and Wellness Expo from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center, located at 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen. Vendors include hospitals, health care providers, doctor clinics, nutritionists and much more, providing health screening, massages, health care solutions, nutritional information an more. There will be vacation ideas and travel vendors, door prizes, Las Vegas entertainment and more than 80 exhibitors. Admission is free.

Feb. 15: The Valley Symphony Orchestra presents Chamber Concert II. Couture Ravel at the Sky Tower Club at the Chase Bank, located at 201 S. 10th St., McAllen. There will be a reception at 6:30 and the musical program, featuring a trio piece by Maurice Ravel. Tickets are $50. For tickets, visit www.valleyorchestra.org, or visit the McAllen Performing Arts Center box office weekdays from 10 a.m. To 5 p.m.

Feb. 24: Learn quilting/sewing at the Edinburg World Birding Center, 714 S. Raul Longoria Rd. It will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Registration is required at least two days prior to each class. For more information, or to register, call 956-381-9922.

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