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March 16, 2022 - Events Calendar

Through April 3

The Museum of South Texas History presents “Women on the Warfront,” a spotlight exhibit available for viewing through April 3. The exhibit commemorates Women’s History Month and highlights women and the roles they performed during wartime featuring photos, uniforms, and an oral history of Angélica González García. Museum hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information about the exhibit, please contact Melissa Peña at (956) 383-6911 or mjpena@mosthistory.org. It is located downtown Edinburg at 200 North Closner Boulevard on the Hidalgo County Courthouse square.

Through August 21

The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) will be exhibiting Michelle Stitzlein’s large-scale sculpture exhibition created entirely from recycled materials in a large studio converted from a former grange hall in Baltimore, Ohio. “Industrial Nature” will be exhibited at IMAS in the Cardenas and Main Galleries through August 21, 2022. IMAS Members are invited to an opening reception for “Industrial Nature” on Saturday, July 28, 2022, from 5-7 p.m. Learn more about membership online, call (956) 681-2800, or visit the IMAS to join or renew your membership. The museum is located at the intersection of Bicentennial Way and Nolana Avenue at 1900 W. Nolana in McAllen. Modified hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays; Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. are reserved for visitors with sensory sensitivities. Regular admission is $3.

March 17

Looking to begin birdwatching? Join Avrel Seale for “Beginner’s Luck: My First Year of Birding” at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, at the Nature Speaker Series at Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center in McAllen. Tickets are $5 per person. Pre-purchased tickets recommended. Tickets available for purchase at www.quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com.

March 25

It’s the VSO’s 70th anniversary. They are celebrating with a gorgeous concert of music featuring Ravel’s bold and beautiful “Bolero” and a stunning solo cello performance of Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 by McAllen native Daniel Saenz. The event will be at 8 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. Tickets start at $25. Visit valleyorchestra.org or call (956) 661-1615 for more information or tickets.

March 25, 26

The 17th Brownsville Guitar Festival will be held at the TSC Performing Arts Center. There will be guitar ensemble judging and concerts on both days. March 25, at 7 p.m., will feature French guitarist Gaelle Solal. Xavier Jara will be in concert on Saturday, March 26 at 7 p.m. For more information and a full schedule of events and tickets, visit www.brownsvilleguitarfest.com.

March 26

Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce hosts La Cebollita Mid-Valley Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market will feature local homegrown products including produce, unique artesian items, specialty goods, and more. There will also be live entertainment and a comfortable environment to enjoy with family and friends. The event will be located in Downtown Weslaco at 501 S. Kansas Ave. For more information, call (956) 968-2102 or visit www.weslaco.com.

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The Board of Trustees of the Museum of South Texas History will host the Heritage Ranch Gala on Saturday, March 26 at the San Luis Ranch in San Manuel. Reservations are now on sale for this unique event which honors the Heritage Associate FRIENDS of MOSTHistory and helps fund the operation of the museum. Reservations are $175 per person and can be purchased at www.mosthistory.org or by calling Maria Rodriguez, Assistant Development Officer, at (956) 383-6911.

March 26-27

“2022: Visions of Beauty” is the theme of the annual Harlingen Flower Show, 1 to 4:30 p.m., March 26 and 27, at Harlingen Cultural Arts Center. It is sponsored by Harnito Garden Club, Texas Garden Clubs, Inc. Garden club members will showcase their floral designs and artistic crafts. Horticulture grown by members will be displayed in the center’s large gallery. The public is invited and welcome. Visitors are required to wear a mask at this venue. Admission is free. Donations will be gladly accepted. Harlingen Cultural Arts Center is at 576 ’76 Drive, next door to the Harlingen Public Library.

April 1-3, 8-10

The Camille Playhouse will present Jekyll and Hyde for two weekends in April. Friday and Saturday shows (April 1, 2, 8, and 9) are at 8 p.m. Sunday Matinee showings (April 3 and 10) are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for the general seating. Tickets can be purchased online at www.camilleplayhouse.net or at their box office at 1 Dean Porter Park, in Brownsville. For more information, call (956) 542-8900.

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