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McAllen Wind Ensemble presents “Memories”

20230315 20230207 202911 webThe McAllen Wind Ensemble, formerly the McAllen Town Band, presents their fourth and final concert of the season on Sunday, April 2, 3 p.m. at the McAllen Performing Arts Center. The Memories concert is presented by ASAS Health, Family Health Center of Mission.

Music is such a significant part of life. It dots our memories throughout our lives that hearing a familiar tune may evoke memories of a specific experience like attending your first rock concert or watching your favorite cartoon and bringing forth nostalgic memories of your childhood. Music is all around us and each of us has a personalized soundtrack ingrained in our memories of the moments and experiences in our lives. The band will perform a diverse musical tour down memory lane. Come make new memories with the conclusion of the ensemble’s 2022-2023 season.

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RGVLS has a full schedule of events

20180317 RGVLS Rodeo 2 JMB 0338 webThe Rio Grande Valley Livestock Showgrounds (RGVLS) in Mercedes are going to be full of animals, people, food vendors, and more as they open their doors this week. The RGVLS celebrates 84 years this year. The events start on March the 9th and run through March 19th.

The event, supporting youth education and highlighting the Valley’s agriculture and students that participate in growing animals, will feature rodeos, concerts, exhibits, and discount days.

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Trophy Gardens win again

DSC 0648 1 webThe grand champion entry in Alamo's Texas Independence Day parade once again belonged to Trophy Gardens RV Park. The trophy was presented by Miss Alamo 2023 Melanie Nicolette Marez on behalf of the Alamo Chamber of Commerce, which hosted the event.

Patricio El Penitente plays at PCT

Pic1 Ashley Mathieu webEighteen-year-old Patricio Pinto played by 17-year-old Mathieu Caviness, in the early 1940's, wants to abandon his way of life as a devout Penitente and move far away from his mountain village of Tres Cruces, NM. He does not want to remain committed to the lifestyle his father and his extended family have lived for over one hundred years, a life he considers a setback even miserable, instead he wishes to move to southern California to become a famous writer. Torn between his new choice and his current vows, he embarks on his greatest journey of all, a journey inward.

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Valley Star Awards: Another great show

DSCF3807 webFrom the naming of the winners of the eight categories of awards, to the selection of great Wintertainers™ who performed in the show, the Valley Star Awards held Wednesday, February 15, was a great success. Chris Marshall, a local musician who performs by himself and with well-known group The Bottomline Band, acted as emcee for the event held at Mission Bell-Tradewinds RV Resort.

Entertainers who had not been here for several years are making their way back to the Valley. And Winter Texans are returning to the entertainment venues in big numbers. The result was a group of happy Winter Texans enjoying some great Wintertainers™ this season.

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Mission Chamber present Winter Texas Fiesta

2022 Winter Texan Fiesta Rick and Curt CAB PREFERRED PAge One webHundreds of Winter Texans look forward to city fiestas that are held in February and March just before they pack up their bags and go back north. They look forward to the great entertainment, vendors, and food. One of the favorites coming up is Mission Chamber’s Winter Texan Fiesta. It’s Mission Chamber’s way of saying “Thank you” to the Winter Texans that make the Valley their home during the winter season.

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