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Roma ISD Mariachi program presents Christmas concert

merry achi 2The award-winning Roma ISD Mariachi program will be hosting the seven-time Grammy nominated world renowned Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, Merry-achi Christmas Concert. The concert will be held on Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m.

They will also be featuring their award-winning mariachi program groups, both of their middle schools and Roma High School Mariachi, and the UTRGV Ballet Folklorico.

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Keep McAllen Beautiful to host Posada

Keep McAllen BeautifulKeep McAllen Beautiful is hosting a Christmas Posada at Archer Park, located at 101 N. Main St. on Saturday, December 10, starting at 7 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will feature the traditional posada procession that reenacts Mary and Joseph’s search for lodging. The procession culminates at a nativity scene, with shepherds and the Three Wise Men.

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CORRECTION: RGV Concert Band Christmas Concert

We regret that an error was made with the date of the RGV Concert Band’s “A Christmas Celebration.” The event will actually be held on Sunday, December 11th.

Each year local band members are joined by Winter Texan early arrivals to present a Christmas Concert at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1107 Fern in McAllen. The 3 p.m. concert is open to the public and is given in appreciation to Our Savior Lutheran Church for allowing the band to use their facilities for practices.

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Fiesta de Nochebuena returns to MOSTH

20221207 NocheBuenaMOST121221 47 webThe Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH) presents Fiesta de Nochebuena, a borderland-spirit holiday event featuring regional traditions, performances and Cowboy Santa, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, December 11 — rain or shine.

Returning this year is the popular “Posada Por Tiempo,” which takes guests through the museum’s Rio Grande Legacy exhibitions while telling the biblical story of María and José’s search for an inn. The “Posada Por Tiempo” performance is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

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Celebrate Christmas in the Valley

20181205 McAllen Christmas Parade HMiller 425 web1If you are looking for ways to start celebrating Christmas early, look no further. Cities throughout the Valley are turning on their lights and welcoming you to come in and join the fun. Some cities are having full weekend celebrations, some are even having month-long celebrations. Here are a few that we are aware of that we would like to share. I am sure there are a few more we don’t know about as well. Keep a watchful eye to see what your city is doing this holiday season.

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Mission reschedules tree lighting

Due to inclement weather the City of Mission rescheduled their Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies. Originally to be held on Friday, November 18, the events have been rescheduled for December 1st and 2nd.

Ring in the season with Mayor Norie Gonzalez Garza and Mission city leaders. The City of Mission will kick off the holiday season with the Mayor’s Annual Tree Lighting and this year, the celebration will run for two days.

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