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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 instal-lations. Programs following the theme will be offered throughout the month. Admission is $3 for adults. Quinta Mazatlán is open Tuesday to Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursdays until dark. Please follow current COVID-19 Safety Guidelines 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 Edinburg,” 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 Edinburg 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 16

Internationally renowned group The Diamonds will be performing a Broadway music extravaganza live at Chris-tian Fellowship Church, 901 N. Loop 499, Harlingen, at 7:30 p.m. In their latest touring show, the Diamonds are bringing their classic harmonies in the form of Broadway’s biggest hits from shows like Jersey Boys, Grease, Mamma Mia, Motown, and more. For ticket information, visit the association’s website at www.HarlingenConcert.com or call (956) 392-9757.

February 17

Alfresco Weslaco will be held 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. in historic downtown Weslaco. Free admission. The heart and soul of the community is in Downtown and Weslaco wants to share it with you by providing music and art. Bring your lawn chairs and dancing shoes. There will be food, arts and crafts vendors. For more information, visit www.weslacoedc.com, or call (956) 969-0838.

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The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and Quinta Mazatlan will present A String Quartet Concert in the park at 6 p.m. The concert features a string quartet with violinists Geoffrey Wong and Lindsey Gamble, violist Young Sin Choi, and cellist Patrick Hopkins. The quartet will be performing notable pieces such as String Quar-tet No. 15 in D Minor, K. 421, by W.A. Mozart, String Quartet No. 12 in F Major, Op. 96, and "The American," by Antonin Dvorak. Reserve your free tickets now at quintamazatlan.ticketleap.com. Please follow current COVID-19 Safety Guidelines while in the park. For more information, contact Quinta Mazatlán at (956) 681-3370.

February 18-20

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Ballet Folklórico presents its annual concert series, Alegría 2022, with shows at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex in Edinburg. A history of Mexico’s folk dance is unveiled through original works and choreographies of invited guest artists from a variety of Mexican states and regions. Concerts are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. on both nights and a matinee performance will be held at 2 p.m. on Febru-ary 20. Tickets prices are $15 for adults; $10 for seniors. For more information about the Ballet Folklórico UTRGV, contact the Dance Office at (956) 665-2230.

February 24

The Leisure World Quilters sixth biannual quilt show will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Main Hall, 400 East 18th St. in Weslaco. The quilter's raffle quilt is king size measuring 106"x106" in green, rust, and gold colors. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5 and are available from any of the Leisure World quilters or at the show. The drawing will be held at the end of the show, and you don't need to be present to win. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact meshea5656@gmail.com (608-762-5656) or mlsody@gmail.com (620-343-0666).

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Alamo Rose Quilt-A-Bees will host its annual quilt show from 1 to 3 p.m. at 938 Alamo Road. Admission is $2. There will be 27 quilts of valor to Alamo Rose Veterans on display. Burden Bears and other items will be avail-able for sale. Raffle tickets will also be on sale for the chance to win the “Texas Star” opportunity quilt. For questions, contact Marilyn Kimmel at (812) 344-9897.

February 24-27

The Edinburg Chamber of Commerce (ECC) and Bert Ogden and Fiesta Dealerships recently announced the return of the 53rd Annual Fiesta Edinburg. The festival will be held at H-E-B Park located at 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. in Edinburg. The festival will run February 24-27 and is expected to draw thousands of spectators to the city of Edinburg. Tickets for each concert are only $15 and can be purchased at www.hebparkrgv.com. Limited VIP tables are also available and can be purchased by calling (956) 383-4974. For more information and a schedule of events, visit www.edinburg.com or call (956) 383-4974.

February 25-27

SPI Market Days will be held at the South Padre Island Convention Center. Doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. The market will feature fine art, handcrafted jewelry, clothing, arts and crafts, gourmet food mixes, product demos, pet items, live music and more. There will also be door prizes. Parking is free, but there is a $1 admission fee. Visit www.spimarketdays.com for more information.

February 25

The dance hall meets the concert hall as the Valley Symphony Orchestra (VSO) announces the next concert in its 70th anniversary season with “Dances of the Americas,” a musical celebration of dance rhythms from across the U.S. and Latin America. The concert will be held at 8 p.m. on Friday, February 25 at the McAllen Perform-ing Arts Center. Tickets are on sale now for this concert and all VSO spring events. To purchase, visit valleyor-chestra.org or go to the McAllen Performing Arts Center Box Office, open 1 p.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

February 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.

March 1

Join Speer Memorial Library in Mission on Tuesday, March 1, for a discussion of the book Your Second Life Be-gins When You Realize You Only Have One, to take place in the library’s Community Room at 5:30 p.m. in Spanish, and at 6:30 p.m. in English. Everyone is welcome to attend and discuss the book. For more infor-mation, or to sign up for the book discussion, please call our Reference Desk at 580-8754, or send an email to reference@missiontexas.us (please include your name and telephone number). Speer Memorial Library is located at 12th and Kika De La Garza. The library is open (except for Holidays) Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. The library's homepage can be ac-cessed at www.mission.lib.tx.us.

March 4

The Food Bank RGV will host their Farm Dinner from 5:30 to 9 p.m. The dinner is a five-course meal and bene-fits the Food Bank’s on-site farm and supports its mission to continue to provide chemical-free produce to cli-ents and the community. Visit www.foodbankrgv.com for more information.

March 5

Keep McAllen Beautiful would like to invite you to the 11th annual Arbor Day Celebration. Get active, celebrate trees, and enjoy the beautiful RGV spring weather. The Arbor Day Celebration is a fun-filled day where anyone can participate in a timed 5K or 10K run, there is also a kid’s 2k run and a 25-mile bike tour. There is also an op-tion of a Family Social Ride for organized groups and virtual options. The event will feature a vendor area, edu-cational activities for kids, free trees, music, and much more. The event will be held from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the McAllen Municipal Park, 1921 N. Bicentennial Blvd. Register at www.keepmcallenbeautiful.org or call (956) 681-4562 for more information.

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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