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February 9, 2022 - Events Calendar

Every Thursday through April

Join Edinburg Scenic Wetlands for a walk around the grounds as they introduce the abundant and varied birds that make the gardens and wetlands home. This in-person program is dedicated to adults only. For more information, call (956) 381-9922.

Through February 12

The Mission Historical Museum (MHM) Presents the 16th Annual Mission Quilt Show exhibit. Quilts will be exhibited in the Museum’s Post Office building (200 E Tom Landry). The quilts will be judged by a panel of independent judges, with ribbons awarded for first, second and third places in each category. Best-of-show and Viewers’ Choice ribbons will also be awarded. Viewer’s Choice ballots will only be accepted in-person and through February 9th. An Awards Reception and Turning of the Quilts program will take place at 2 p.m. on Friday, February 11. The Mission Historical Museum is located at 900 Doherty and 200 E. Tom Landry in downtown Mission. Admission is free.

Through the month of February

Bring your Valentine’s to the “All You Need is Love” Trail at Quinta Mazatlan during the month of February. Follow the hearts for this nature-themed quarter mile walk through the woods with over twenty heart-art installations. Programs following the theme will be offered throughout the month. Admission is $3 for adults. Quinta Mazatlán is open Tuesday to Satur-day 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursdays until dark. Please follow current COVID-19 Safety Guide-lines while in the park. For more information, contact Quinta Mazatlán at (956) 681-3370.

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The Museum of South Texas History presents the spotlight exhibit titled “Otis Bell’s Edin-burg,” in observance of Black History Month, from Feb. 1 to Feb. 27. The spotlight exhibit will feature the full oral history, photos of Otis Bell and a variety of photographs of historic Edin-burg locations. Visitors can view the exhibit in the Annex Hallway at MOSTHistory and it is included in the regular museum admission fee. 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 Collections and Exhibits Coordinator Melissa Peña at (956) 383-6911 or mjpena@mosthistory.org.

February 12

The City of Granjeno will hold their 15th Annual Friendship Festival and Parade starting at 11 a.m. The festival grounds are at Granjeno Veteran’s Park, 6503 S. FM 494. There will be ven-dors, live music, a car and motorcycle expo, and a people’s choice award.

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South Padre Island, also known as “The Fireworks Capital of Texas,” is thrilled to announce an exciting firework show at 9 p.m. The best viewing spot for couples and families to watch the dazzling display is the Entertainment District, including many delectable bay-side restaurants or picnic-style on The Greens at Jim's Pier. For more information, visit www.sopadre.com.

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