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Winter Texan TIMES Serving Winter Texans FromMission To South Padre Island Since 1987 Vol. 35, No. 12 © 2022 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Ron Hoover will host their 15th Annual Open House next week, Thursday, January 13 and Friday, January 14. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. both days. The annual open house has become a popular event in the Rio Grande Valley, drawing in thousands of people each year. This year’s event is expected to be even bigger than previous years. One of the coolest things, says Dustin Hoover, is that this event is the largest RV/boat dealer open house in the nation. Previous events have seen as many as 10,000 people come through. One of today’s most overlooked, or maybe forgotten, moments that may not take place in as many homes as in the past is the family gatherings at mealtimes. Everybody in the home today is working or playing or so busy that they have kept restaurants – especially fast food – alive and thriving. And while the traditional “dinner’s ready” may not be heard as much as in recent years and/or decades, it still has the potential to bring people together to share their stories or triumph and tragedy or just the happenings of the day. And when you have a cook like Phil Armando putting together the menu and meal, people tend to come flocking, even before dinner is ready. The most recent Thursday dinner at Eldorado Acres was a baked mostaccioli – penne pasta, a rich and flavor-driven meat sauce – which simmered for a day-and-a-half - and covered in a thick layer of cheese. Parmesan was also available to cheese it up a notch and some grilled INDEX Parks Calendar p 9 WintertainersTM p 9 Taste of the Valley p 15 “On the road with Jo” p 16 Medical Services p 17 Reunions & Meetings p 20 Events Calendar p 20 Business Guide p 20 Classifieds p 21 Rina’s Ramblings See RAMBLINGS pg. 8 See OPEN HOUSE pg. 24 Golden Age Olympics has begun Bullfights are Back! The holidays are over, and a new year has started. With a new year comes hope for new habits and new things we want in our lives. We usually don’t make resolutions, because they are hardly ever kept, but we do make an effort to try new things or hope for a better year, a better us, and take the lessons from the previous year and apply them to the new one. We hope that you have started off The City of McAllen Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the return of the Golden Age Olympics. The series of events kicked off yesterday with men’s Billiard’s 8-Ball. Events will continue through February, with an awards ceremony on March 2 and wrap up on March 9. Competition events include women’s billiards, bean bag toss, shuffleboard, bowling, bird-a-thon, cribbage, table tennis, pentaque, jigsaw puzzles, bake off, euchre, poker, volleyball, pickleball walk and talk, racewalk, softball and horseshoes. All athletes must be 50 years of Eldorado Acres: Just like dinnertime t home See OLYMPICS pg. 16 See DINNER pg. 2 Ron Hoover hosts open house next week

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For more information, visit the Zoo’s website at Special screening of She Came to The Valley T h e Mi s s i on Hi s t o r i - cal Mus e u m g l a d l y present s the 1979 we s t e r n film: She Came to the Valley. The film is based on the novel written by local author, Cleo Dawson. Who is Cleo Dawson? Cleo Dawson was born in 1902. Her family was one of the first pioneer families who help d transf rm the frontier town f Mission into n incorporated city. They w re the owners of one of the first convenience stores, Caballo Blanco. Her novel is inspired by the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Mission, during its pioneer days. It is said to be based on Dawson’s mother’s experiences. The film was shot in South Texas’s Rio Grande Valley and Oklahoma. In its first run it broke weekend attendance records at Rio Grande theatres. In celebration of this MissionSee SCREENING pg. 6

JANUARY 5, 2022 6 WINTER TEXAN TIMES SCREENING From pg. 5 (956)566-1157 PETE’S MOBILE HOME SUPPLY TRANSPORT • Door & Windows • Plumbing & Electric • Vinyl Skirting & Tie Downs • Custom Steps made of Wood and Metal • Sales and Installations • Used Mobile Homes Sales Financing Available 2911 N Cesar Chavez Rd. San Juan, TX 78589 Ph: (956) 787-2847 or (956) 787-0413 We Buy Mobile Homes ite, the museum is doing a special screening of the film on January 27th and 28th, 2022. The museum will be giving out a copy of the novel with the purchase of a ticket. Tickets are $5. You’ll have the option between two different screen times each day (10 a.m. and 2 p.m.). Go by the museum and purchase your tickets today. Tickets will not be sold at the door. For more information contact the museum at (956) 580-8646. The Mission Historical Museum is located at 900 Doherty Avenue, Mission. Museum hours are from Wednesday – Friday 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and every second Saturday of the month from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Business hours are Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. For more information on this program or any upcoming events contact the museum office at (956) 580-8646, visit us at www., or follow us on Facebook. Volunteer opportunities at PVAS If you want to spend some time with animals, and help an organization out by doing so, Palm Valley Animal Society has plenty of volunteer opportunities for you. Every second Saturday of the month, PVAS hosts a vaccination clinic for pets out in the community called Community Clinic. Veterinarians stop by the shelter to help provide vaccines to keep pets in the community happy and healthy. PVAS serves roughly 150 dogs and cats out in the Rio Grande Valley. The Community Clinic is one of the largest volunteer events hosted monthly and they are in urgent need of help and is usually held at the Laurie P. Andrews Center (2451 N. US Exp. 281, Edinburg). Volunteer duties include assisting in the direction and flow of client traffic and parking; escorting pets into and out of the clinic; pet handling; checking in and checking out clients; assistance in coordination and flow of the event inside and outside of the clinic; and other duties. Clerical help is also needed. PVAS needs help in preparing for the Community Clinics held. They usually hold this volunteer opportunity a day or two in advance of the clinic. Those volunteering can expect to prepare client check-in packets, final touches to the clinic preparation, and more. Weekly, PVAS has a Foster Wellness Clinic at the Laurie P. Andrews Center. Shifts for this are available every Saturday. The clinic is held to ensure that the pets out in foster care are happy and healthy along with receiving their needed vaccinations. Volunteer duties include checkin foster pets; assist foster staff in clinical tasks; vaccinate pets (under supervision and assistance); guide foster parents inside and out of the clinic; take pets in and out of the clinic; and discussing checkups with foster parents. Another opportunity is PVAS’s adoption events. They host adoption events at area stores like Petco on a regular basis and could use help with several things. Volunteer duties include loading and unloading pets; setting up table and tabling materials; speaking to the public and PVAS; and distribution of flyers and materials. You can sign up to become a volunteer at pvastx/volunteer-registration. If you have any questions, call PVAS at (956) 686-1141.

7 WINTER TEXAN TIMES JANUARY 5, 2022 WORLD CLASS BLOODLESS BULLFIGHTS OLÉ! • EDGE OF YOUR SEAT EXCITEMENT • OLÉ! 4877 FM 1017 • LA GLORIA, TX SANTA MARIA BULLRING ALSO STARRING MARIO ORDAZ “THE SINGING HORSEMAN AND HIS HORSE “EL GUAPO” ALSO SINGING, ALEXA POSAS GREAT FOOD, MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT! SUNNY $30 • SHADE $35 • RESERVED BOX SEATS $40 C H I L D R E N U N D E R 1 2 F R E E BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND Enrique Ayala Morelia, Mexico JANUARY 16 & 30, 2022 Cayetano Delgado Monterrey, Mexico GATES OPEN AT 1 PM-FOR FOOD AND BEVERAGES BULLFIGHTS START AT 4 PM CALL BULLRING FOR RESERVATIONS 956 - 481 - 3300 PAY WHEN YOU ARRIVE For More Information Call 903-436-5410 Or Email A freewill offering will be recieved to defer expenses, all proceeds go to worldwide missions. We suggest $10 or more. From Branson MO 48 Years Entertaining The Valley Country • Gospel Oldies • Comedy • Patriotic Jan 23 @ 6PM Christ Church of the Valley 2900 Dr Hugh Emerson Rd, Brownsville, TX 78526 Jan 24 @ 2PM First Baptist Church - Combes 402 Tempelton St. Combes, TX 78535 Jan 25 @ 2PM First Baptist Church - Weslaco 600 S. Kansas Ave, Weslaco, TX 78596 Jan 26 @ 2PM TBA Jan 27 @ 2PM TBA Jan 28 @ 2PM Valley Baptist Retreat and CC 1600 US-Bus 83 Mission, TX 78572 Workshop Wednesdays return to IMAS The International Museum of Art & Science (IMAS) announces the return of Workshops Wednesdays presented by H-E-B Helping Here in the new year. The popular virtual program will come back for its third season January through October. Each month will feature a new virtual workshop on a different artist, art movement or medium. These workshops are great for b e g i n - ner artists and a n y o n e seeking a c r ea t i ve break. W i t h the gene r o u s s u p p o r t of a grant f r o m H - E - B He l p i ng Here, this program is free for all registrants. A limited number of supply kits are available for registration each month and are to be picked up the weekend prior to the live workshop. IMAS publishes supply lists ahead of the workshop to engage the broader community, encouraging them to tune in with their own art supplies, many of which can be found at a nearby H-E-B plus! or craft store. Local participants are eligible to enter the monthly giveaways by sharing their finished artworks with the museum. Workshop Wednesdays take place once a month on IMAS Facebook at 4 p.m. live. The series kicks off in 2022 with Surrealist Collage inspired by “ImaginedWorlds: Exploring the Carlos Melguizo Collection” on Wednesday, January 19. Workshops continue monthly through October with Intro to Figure Drawing, Textile Art, Recycled Sculpture inspired by “Industrial Nature” exhibit, Still Life Drawing, Mixed Media Self-Portrait, Illuminated Sculpture, Abstract Expressionism inspired by upcoming “Anne Marchand” exhibit, Alebrijes, and Pumpkin Pop Art. Workshop Wednesdays began as a virtual series in March 2020 after the museum closed its doors temporarily. Claudia Martinez Gray, IMAS Director of Education, expresses, “Back then I was designing theworkshops on my dining room table with the supplies I had at home. N o w , with the g r a n t s uppo r t , I am able think beyond the realm of my kitchen and c o n n e c t w o r k - shops to our current art exhibits or emerging artists. I am looking forward to the textile art workshop which is inspired by Mexican artist Pia Camil.” Thousands of children, teens and adults have tuned in live or at their leisure on the IMAS YouTube channel to explore new art mediums at home along with IMAS Educators. Now IMAS is kicking off its 30th episode with the 2022 season and is grateful for the support of H-E-B Helping Here to ensure the community has this creative outlet. Workshop Wednesday videos and registration information can be found at along with links to register for future workshops. The museum is located at the intersection of Bicentennial Way and Nolana Avenue at 1900 W. Nolana in McAllen, Texas. Please check the website or call (956) 681-2800 for more information.

JANUARY 5, 2022 8 WINTER TEXAN TIMES Call Today For Your Free Estimate Call Mark Anytime At 956-357-1048 WE WANT TO BUY YOUR TRUCK•CAR•SUV•VAN RVTRAVELTRAILER•5THWHEEL•MOTORHOME•BUS CARGO OR FLATBEDTRAILER•ATV•MOTORCYCLE•BOAT MINI-MOTOR HOME•CAMPERVAN•TOYHAULER •GOLF CART WE WANT TO BUY YOUR RV SCORE Rio Grande Valley is looking for volunteers with diverse backgrounds and experience to serve in a variety of roles - business mentors, chapter administrationandmarketingsupport. SCORE is a non profit association dedicated toeducatingentrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than 50 years. The services of SCORE are providedFREEof charge toour clients. Winter Texans you do not have to be in the Valley year round to volunteer with SCORE. With today’s technology (email, zoom, cell phones) you can still continue your volunteer work when you go back up north. For more information and to apply, please visit our website at: or contact: Mark Williams, Chapter Chairman Cell: (956) 410-1045 WE NEED YOUR HELP! Special reading at Quinta Mazatlán Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center is honored to host author and poet Katherine Hoerth on Thursday, January 6th from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a night of eco-poetry and special reading/ book signing of her most recent publication Prairie Madness on the Nature Speaker Series at Quinta Mazatlán. A Rio Grande Valley native Katherine Hoerth grew up amidst the dense South Texas Brush Country in McAllen. Just a toss of a cowboy hat from the border, this little corner in the deep south has inspired Katherine in her journey as a renowned poet. She beautifully captures the culture of South Texas and paints a lasting image of one of the most biologically diverse regions in the country, our humble home, the Rio Grande Valley. Katherine Hoerth is the author of five poetry collections including Flare Stacks in Full Bloom (Texas Review Press, 2022, forthcoming) Borderland Mujeres (SFA University Press, 2021, forthcoming), Prairie Madness (North Dakota State University Press, 2021), and Goddess Wears Cowboy Boots (Lamar University Literary Press, 2014). She is the 2015 recipient of the Helen C. Smith Prize for the best book of poetry in Texas and the 2021 Poetry of the Plains Prize from North Dakota State University Press. Her work has been published in numerous literary magazines including Summerset Review, Valparaiso Review, and Southwestern American Literature. She is a member of the Texas Institute of Letters and in 2017 joined the English department at Lamar University as an Assistant Professor of creative writing and Editor-in-Chief of Lamar University Literary Press. Hoerth’s most recent publication Prairie Madness won the 2021 Poetry of Plains and Prairies Award from North Dakota State University Press. This collection of poems takes the reader through the experience of being in a new environment while adjusting to the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The book is handmade and limited edition. It was made using antique letterpress equipment by the publishing students at North Dakota State University. Each book has real dried wildflowers pressed on the cover, so each one is unique. Books will be available for sale at Quinta Mazatlán following the program. Join Quinta Mazatlán for a special reading of “Valley Nature Poetry with Katherine Hoerth” this Thursday January 6th at 6p.m. Tickets are $5 per person. Pre-purchased tickets recommended. Tickets available for purchase at www.quintamazatlan. For more information, contact Quinta Mazatlán at (956) 681-3370 and follow Quinta Mazatlán on social media. RAMBLINGS From pg. 1 the new year with hope for a great one. We have hope that the new year will bring great things. ******** This year we have many things coming back. Events all around the Valley are showing up on this year’s calendars. One of those includes the bloodless bullfights at the Santa Maria Bullring. Due to calls requesting the event to take place, the Renks have decided to reopen this year and have a couple of shows. This year’s dates are set for January 16th and 30th. Look for his full ad inside for more details. A story will be published next week as well. Tickets are on sale. You can call (956) 4813300 and pay when you arrive to the show. ******** We keep on getting some great ideas from our readers. We love seeing your news items and photos. Please continue sending them in and we will publish when we can. You can send your items to

9 WINTER TEXAN TIMES JANUARY 5, 2022 For more information, photos and tour schedules visit Wintertainers TM at tainers Winter TM • 214 E. Chimney Rd • Mission, TX Sundays 1:30-5:30pm Live Music Jan. 16 & 30 Steven May & The Southern Knights Wed • 11am-8pm Thurs • 11am-8pm Fri • 11am-8pm Sat • 11am-8pm Sun • 11am-8pm Open (956) 581-1033 Riverside In-MissionTx Jan. 9 & 23 Renaissance Rockers Famous Come Try Our TEXAS Size Pork Tenderloin Relax & Enjoy Our Tropical Paradise By The River On Our Covered Deck & Patio RIVERSIDE DREAMER River Tours Call (956) 581-4477 Reservations Suggested 1 Hour Tours Wed • 1:00pm Thurs • 1:00pm Fri • 1:00pm Sat • 1:00pm 2 Hour Tours Begin Jan. 13th Seniors $22 Thurs • 2:00pm Sat • 2:00pm Additional Boat Rides Added As Needed No Outside Beverages/Food (Cash Only - Tax Included) Boat Rides Got MUSICAL VARIETY SHOW Jan Ekstedt • Joel Pereira Sharon Chapman • Elaine Nelson Phyllis Whittaker • Betzi Yungclas FCC Choir For Tickets & More Info Contact: 956-577-6930 • Jan 15 2 - 4pm Refreshments To Follow Hosted By First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) McAllen 1201 E. Fern, McAllen, TX $5 Or More Suggested Donation See PARKS pg. 10 CALENDAR PARKS EDITOR’S NOTE: Items for the Parks Calendar must be open to the public activities in the parks only and must be submitted by park owners, managers or activity directors. Listings must come from the park and are to be submitted on the Winter Texan Times Parks Calendar Submission Form. Request this form from the Winter Texan Times office. Multiple activities may be submitted on the park’s letterhead, provided the same information is provided in the format of the Submission Form. We do not accept listings for reviews, workshops, lessons or dance classes. Submission deadline is Wednesday noon, one week prior to the publication date. Send to: Winter Texan Times, 1217 N. Conway Ave., Mission, Texas 78572 or email to or fax to 956-580-7898. Wednesday, January 5 Breakfast Tacos - Bentsen Grove Resort, Palmview, 7:30-9am, $2 each. Bluegrass Jam - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 9-11am, 50/50, coffee, homemade goodies. New jammers welcome. Lunch - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 11am-2:30pm, Cafe Grande. Menu available @ Cafe Grande, meal price varies. Lunch & Jam - Chimney Park, Mission, 11:30am-3pm, 11:30 - Burgers & Fries. 1:00 - Jam. Free admission. 4224 S. Conway. Weekly Jam - Sunshine RV Resort, Harlingen, 12:30-3pm, 1900 Grace Ave, food $. Variety Jam - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 12:30-3pm, Bob Dolle. Snack bar opens at 11:30 am. Karaoke - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 1-3pm, In the Chuckwagon Room of the Friendship Hall. Please use parking lot at the south side of the building, enter through the swimming pool doors and take the first door on the right past Coke machine. Mask required when not singing, please. Big Band Jam - Valley View Estates, Mission, 2-4pm, Musicians by invitation only. Public Meal - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 4:30pm, All you care to eat: sausage gravy and biscuits, pancakes, sausage patties, scrambled eggs, applesauce and coffee. Bring own table service. Karaoke - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 5:30pm, Hynes Event Center. Music Jam - Heritage Square, Mission, 5:30pm, Hosted by Don McGhghy. Food available 4 to 5:15 pm. 300 S. Bryan Rd. For info: 563-340-6493. Singles Mixer - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 6-7pm, BYOB. Pre-Rounds - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 6:30-7pm, In Tampico Hall. Bring snacks to share. Hearing enhancement available. Subject to change without notice. Entertainment - Alamo Rec-Veh Park, 6:30-8pm, Helen Russell & Company, $8pp. 1320 West Frontage Road. Entertainment - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 7pm, Goldwing Express - country/bluegrass. $10pp. BYOB/ ice cream bars for sale. Bible Conference - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 7pm, Paul Seger. Entertainment - McAllen Mobile Park, 7-9pm, Jason Coleman, $8pp. MS/Plus Square Dance - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 7-9pm, With Ron Betzelberger. In Tampico Hall. Bring snacks to share. Hearing enhancement available. Subject to change without notice. Concert - Paradise Park, McAllen, 7-9pm, Baker Family. Dance - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 7-10pm, Texas Wheels, $7pp. BYOB.

JANUARY 5, 2022 10 WINTER TEXAN TIMES For more information, photos and tour schedules visit Wintertainers TM at tainers Winter TM El NIÑO GOLF COURSE Open Daily • Saturday & Sunday: All Day Monday - Friday: 12 noon to dusk Scramble: Mon. Wed. & Fri. • 9:30am Ladies: Thurs. • 9:30am Come by and try our delicious and famous grilled burgers. Open to Public ALL DINNERS • 4:30 - 5:30pm BURGERS 3 Pieces of Fried Fish French Fries, Coleslaw & Tartar Sauce • $9.00 EVERY MONDAY Hamburger Meal • $6.00 Cheeseburger Meal • $7.00 FISH DINNER EVERY FRIDAY Park Residents: 9 Holes $7 • 18 Holes $13 Out of Park: 9 Holes $10 • 18 Holes $18 956-585-5551 • 511 E Loop 374, Palmview, TX 78572 RV PARK PARKS From pg. 9 Entertainment - Bentsen Grove Resort, Palmview, 7pm, Redneck Revival, $8pp. Rock & Roll Jam - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 7-9pm, Mission Bell Ballroom. Thursday, January 6 Craft Show - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 8am-Noon. Pickleball Mixer - Casa del Valle Resort Park, Alamo, 9am-Noon, $2pp. Lunch - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 11am-2:30pm, Cafe Grande. Menu available @ Cafe Grande, meal price varies. Thursday Lunch - Bentsen Grove Resort, Palmview, 11am-12:30pm, Burgers and more. Lunch & Jam - Siesta Retirement Village Park, Weslaco, 11:30am-3pm, Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jam from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. All are welcome. For more information call 956-532-4649. Country Jam&Lunch - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 11:30am-3pm, Lunch starts at 11:30 am, Jams are 12:30-3 pm. Lunch features our famous sloppy joes and more. Full band returning including a fiddler. Musician sign up begins at 11:30 am. All musicians and singers welcome. Rock n Roll Jam - Bentsen Grove Resort, Palmview, 12:30-2:30pm. Country Jam - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 1-3pm, Lunch served 11:30 am - 1 pm. Homemade goodies at break. Mission Bell Ballroom. Jam Session - Dixieland MH Park, Harlingen, 1-3pm, Dessert & coffee served. Acoustic Bluegrass Jam - VIP La Feria RV Park West, La Feria, 1:303:30pm, 300 E. Expressway 83. Questions, contact Carol and Dan Ratliff and Janice and Rick High. Look forward to seeing you. Ladies’ Tea and Luncheon - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 2pm. Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 3-5pm, Happy Hour with Diego, pass the hat. Texas Squeezer food truck, come have some fun! Happy Hour - Country Sunshine, Weslaco, 3:30-5pm, Curt James. Soup Supper - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 4:30pm, $4pp. Homemade, various varieties. BYOB/TS (Bring Your Own Bowl/Table Service). Drinks and dessert for sales. All You Can Eat Fish Fry - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 4:30-6:30pm, Hynes Event Center, $9.75pp. Acoustic Jam - Palm Gardens, Harlingen, 6-8:30pm, Bring your own instrument to our Acoustic Jam (no instrument amplifiers). Show your talent or just sit and listen. King’s Open Mic - Acacia RV Park, Alamo, 6-9pm, BYOB. Big Band Jam - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 6:30-8:30pm, Come and enjoy great music, best in the valley! Dance, sing along, or just listen. Pop, ice cream, coffee, and homemade cookies are available. Karaoke - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 6:30-8:30pm, Doors open 6:00 pm. Snack bar open. Singers should arrive early so songs may be downloaded to computer. Prayer and Praise - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 7pm. Bible Conference - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 7pm, Paul Seger. Entertainment - Casa del Sol, Donna, 7pm, Jamie Layton, $8pp. Jamie is a Christian Country and Gospel star from Branson, MO. He has a deep bass singing voice and has sung with the Blackwoods and currently sings with Abundance Quartet. Bingo - Enchanted Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-9pm, $0.50 a card; popcorn/soda available. Dance - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 7pm, Texas Wheels, $7pp. Concessions available. Mission Bell Ballroom. Dance - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 7pm, Steven May, $8pp. 1341 West Highway 83. Dance - McAllen Mobile Park, 7-10pm. Entertainment - Bentsen Palm RV NomadShrineClub • 1044W. NolanaLoop • Pharr, Texas (North End of Building) January 14 & 15 • 10am – 4pm • $3 per person ForMore Information on both events, registration forms and class descriptions: Go to: Fred Stenman: (320) 253-2132 Brenda Lodermeier: (320) 252-7205 Tool Vendor On Site For Carving Supplies &Wood January 17-22•Woodcarving Seminar/Classes Monday - Saturday Call For Information • 17 Of The Nation’s Best Instructors Show & Competition 70 Display & Vendor Booths Competition Judges: Rich Wetherbee & Adair Rucker We Are Back! Hourly Door Prizes

11 WINTER TEXAN TIMES JANUARY 5, 2022 For more information, photos and tour schedules visit Wintertainers TM at tainers Winter TM Naomi Bristow The Yodelin’ Cowgirl Jan 12 • Winter Haven Resort • Brownsville • 6:30pm Jan 13 • Siesta Village Resort • Weslaco • 7pm Jan 14 • Port Isabel Park Centre • Port Isabel • 4pm Jan 15 • Autumn Acres RV Resort • Brownsville • 7pm Jan 16 • Tropic Winds RV Resort • Harlingen • 2pm Jan 16 • Trophy Gardens RV Resort • Alamo • 7pm Jan 18 • Alamo Rose RV Resort • Alamo • 7pm Jan 19 • Bit-O-Heaven RV Park • Donna • 6:30pm Jan 21 • Lazy Palms Ranch • Edinburg • 7pm Jan 22 • Fiesta Village RV Park • Mission • 7pm Jan 23 • Country Sunshine Encore Park • Weslaco • 2pm Jan 23 • Paradise South RV Park • Mercedes • 7pm Jan 24 • Winter Ranch RV Park • Alamo • 7pm Jan 25 • Tropic Star RV Resort • Pharr • 7pm Jan 26 • Paradise Park Resort Estates • Pharr • 7pm Jan 27 • Lagoons RV Resort • Rockport • 7pm 905-801-5302 Park, Mission, 7pm, Kai. Full of energy, funny, talented. Friday, January 7 Breakfast Buffet - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 7:30-10:30am, Cafe Grande, $8pp. Craft/Vendor Show - Palm Shadows RV/MH Park, Donna, 8am-Noon, Vendors needed! Contact Sue McKeehan, 605-519-8191. Park Yard Sale - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 8am-Noon. Blood Drive - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 8:30-11:20am, 2135 S. Bentsen Palm Dr. Code is D1834. Saving a life is a wonderful feeling! Lunch - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 11am-2:30pm, Cafe Grande. Menu available @ Cafe Grande, meal price varies. Friday Lunch - Casa del Sol, Donna, 11:30am-12:30pm. Country “OPRY” Jam - McAllen Mobile Park, 1-3pm, Country and gospel like Nashville USED to do with some occasional old-time RockN-Roll. Hosted by Elaine Nelson, National Country Music Hall of Famer. Play a tune, sing a song, tap your feet, sing along...remember when... bring a smile and bring a friend! Y’all come!!! Everyone is welcome! Variety Jam - Bentsen Palm RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, Homemade goodies and beverage provided, 50/50, great music. Country Jam - Split Rail RV Park, Mission, 1-3pm, Come enjoy great music with friendly Winter Texans. There will be singing and dancing. Or you’re welcome to just listen. Regardless, a good time will be had by all. We’ve made homemade cookies! Don’t miss it. Bluegrass Acoustic Jam - Trail’s End RV Park, Weslaco, 1-3pm, Invitation only. Audience welcome. Contact Ray Martin at 618-499-4813. 2201 S. Texas Blvd. Arts & Crafts Show - River Ranch Resort, Rio Hondo, 1-4pm, Mostly a show and tell, a few items will be for sale. RC Track - Kenwood RV Park, La Feria, 1:30pm. Free Square Dance Lessons - Mission Bell Resort, Mission, 2pm, Mission Bell Ballroom. Caller-Robert Ferguson. Dance - Ranchero Village, Weslaco, 3-4:30pm, Diego & Edith, pass the hat. These high energy entertainers will have your toes tapping to songs from classic country to rock & roll. Popcorn and soda available for purchase. Masks optional. Friday Night Fish Fry - Mission West RV Park, 4:30-5:30pm, Full order (3 pieces) with french fries, coleslaw, tea/coffee for $9pp. We also have half orders (2 pieces) for $7pp and extra fish for $2 each. Happy Hour - Llano Grande Lake Park Resort and Country Club, Mercedes, 5pm, Time Machine, pass the hat. Rec Hall. Country Jam - HiddenValley Ranch RV & MH Park, Mission, 5:30pm. Dance - Fiesta Village, Mission, 6-9pm, Wally - Texas Blood. In the parking lot or Main Hall. $7pp. Country Jam - Tradewinds RV Resort, Mission, 6pm, Homemade snacks at break. All are welcome. 1005 N. Stewart Rd. Dance - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 6-8pm, Pastor Pudge, dancing and comedy. Gate opens at 5:30. Entertainment - Winter Green Estates, Mission, 6:30pm, Helen Russell & Company, $7pp. Dance - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 7-10pm, Rewind - rock. $8pp. BYOB and snacks. Bible Conference - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 7pm, Paul Seger. Dance - Texas Trails RV Resort, Pharr, 7-10pm, Route 66, $6pp. Mask recommended but not required. Dance - Valley View Estates, Mission, 7-10pm, Ron Moshier, $7pp & $8pp. Big Band/Classic Country Jam - Palm Shadows RV/MH Park, Donna, 7-9pm, Musicians by invitation only. Lounge open 3-9 pm serving pizza, hot dogs, chili dogs, and chili corn dogs. See PARKS pg. 12 DANCES EVERY WEDNESDAY Texas Wheels • 7-10pm (BYOB) • $7 1048 N. Alamo Rd. • Alamo, TX 78516 • Office: 956-783-5008 SINGLES MIXER Wednesdays • 6-7pm (BYOB) PICKLEBALL MIXER Every Thursday • 9-11am • $1 Jan. 5 • Bentsen Grove • Palmview Jan. 7 • Lakewood Lodge • Harlingen Jan. 8 • Tropical Winds • Harlingen Jan. 9 • Valley View Estates • Mission Jan. 12 • VIP La Feria • La Feria Jan. 24 • Aladdin Villas • Mission Feb. 14 • Paradise Park • McAllen Feb. 20 • Pharr South • Pharr Feb. 21 • Casa Del Sol • Donna For Bookings Call (417) 849-4170 @pastorpudgeredneckrevival Bob & Alta Courtney REDNECK REVIVAL WINTER TOUR SCHEDULE Available For Shows And Dances!

JANUARY 5, 2022 12 WINTER TEXAN TIMES Harlingen Elks Lodge #1889 Upcoming and Ongoing Events Elks and Guests Welcome! (956) 423-4290 1426 S. Commerce St. • Harlingen, TX Events Jan. 6 • Bingo • 7-9pm DJ Roland Karaoke & Music (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Jan. 7 • Queen of Hearts • 9pm (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Jan. 8 • Bingo • 7-9pm Lodge 1889 Hoop Shoot Contest (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Jan. 11 • I-69 Band • 5:30-7:30pm Jan. 12 • Lodge Meeting • 7pm Jan. 13 • Bingo • 7-9pm DJ Roland Karaoke & Music (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Jan. 14 • Queen of Hearts • 9pm (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Jan. 15 • Bingo • 7-9pm (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Jan. 18 • I-69 Band • 5:30-7:30pm Jan. 20 • Bingo • 7-9pm DJ Roland Karaoke & Music (Kitchen Open at 6pm) Bibleville Conference Grounds 1346 N. Cesar Chavez Rd Alamo, Tx 78516 (956) 787-2024 email: Old Time Preachers Quartet Saturday Concert 2pm & 7pm Check Program Schedule Changes Bibleville.Conference.Grounds One of the most exciting new groups to come along in years. They have already garnered multiple Singing News hit songs, including one of the Top 40 Songs of 2018, “I’ll Ride This Ship to The Shore.” Concert •January 8, 2022 BIBLEVILLE Conference Grounds DANCES • 7 - 10PM MEAL EVENTS ENTERTAINMENT • 7 - 9PM 1415 Aladdin Villas W • Mission, TX 78572 (956) 581-1288 CRAFT/GARAGE SALE Breakfast Brunch • 8 - 9:30am • $6 Jan 8, Feb 5, Mar 12 Jan 20 • Craft Sale • 8am - 12pm Jan 29 • Garage Sale (In Ballroom) • 7am - 12pm Jan 8 • Dance With Kai • $8 Jan 15 • Rockabilly Hour • $8 Jan 22 • Regan James Hired Hand • $8 Jan 29 • Dance With Star Fire • $8 Jan 10 • Jason Coleman • $8 Jan 17 • Roger Despard an Illusionist/Magician• $8 Jan 24 • Golden Oldies Advance Tickets: $12 • Door: $15 Entertainment Pass Reserved Tickets: $88 • General Admission: $85 For Dance/Entertainment Ticket Questions Call Lori (320) 492-6415 CRAFT SHOW ENTERTAINMENT • 7PM ROCK & ROLL JAM All EVENTS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Paula McSpadden, Activity Director 956-585-0703 DANCES EVERY FRIDAY 7-10PM SINGLES ARE WELCOME Jan 8 • Rewind (Rip Roarin’s 20’s) • $10 (Saturday Dance) • Tickets On Sale: 12/17/21 Jan 12 • Randy Webb (Wednesday Dance) • $7 Jan 14 • Diego & Edith • $7 Jan 18 • Line Dance • $3 Every Thursday • 12:30 - 2:30PM Jan 8 • 8AM - 12PM • Breakfast & Lunch Served HOMEMADE CAKE DONUTS Jan 12 & 26 • Order Ahead (956) 585-0703 Plain, Chocolate, Or Blueberry With Choice Of Vanilla Or Cinnamon Glaze $1 Each, $1.50 for 2, $4 for 6, $7 for 12 PAY AT DOOR UNLESS NOTED Jan 5 • Redneck Revival Show • $8 Jan 16 • Nu-Blu Show • 3-5pm • $10 1645 S Bentsen Palm Drive Palmview • 956-585-0703 AUCTION Jan 10 • 8AM • Auction Consignment Jan 11 • 9AM • Auction Entertainment - Eastgate RV&MH Park, Harlingen, 7-9pm, The Festus Comedy Show, $8pp. Tribute artist and comedian, 100+ celebrity impersonations. Entertainment - Rio Valley Estates MH & RV Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, Curt James, $8pp. Saturday, January 8 Breakfast - Paradise Park, McAllen, 7:30-8:45am. Patio Sales - Sunshine RV Resort, Harlingen, 8am-Noon. Park Wide Sale - Palm Shadows RV/MH Park, Donna, 8am-Noon. Park Wide Yard Sale - Magic Valley Park, Weslaco, 8am-1pm, 2300 E. Bus. Hwy. 83. Park Yard Sale - Roadrunner RV Resort, Alamo, 8am-Noon. Breakfast Brunch - Aladdin Villas, Mission, 8-9:30am, Pancakes, eggs, sausage or biscuits and gravy, coffee, orange juice, water. $6pp. Craft Show - Bentsen Grove Resort, Palmview, 8am-Noon, Breakfast and lunch served. Park Wide Rummage Sale - Chimney Park, Mission, 8am-Noon, Breakfast at 7:00 am, Rummage sale at 8:00 am. Multiple sales in the park. Come enjoy the morning with breakfast and then check out the park for treasures. Park Rummage - Acacia RV Park, Alamo, 8am-Noon. Dance/Workshop - Alamo Palms MH & RV Park, 9-11am, PH 2-3 RD dance/workshop. In Tampico Hall. Bring snacks to share. Hearing enhancement available. Subject to change without notice. Open Jam - Bit-O-Heaven RV Park, Donna, 11am-1pm, BYOB, come sing, play or just listen. All welcome. Jam - Big Valley Trailer Park, Donna, 12:30pm, Curly Klaphake, donation for refreshments. Please join us, you are welcome to sing, play an instrument or listen to an afternoon of good music. Country Jam - Green Gate Grove, Palmview, 12:30pm, Lunch at 11:00 am. Country Jam - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 1-3:30pm. Saturday in the Park - Lakewood RV Resort, Harlingen, 1-5pm, Bean bag toss starts at 1:00, music by Clarkson 3:00-5:00, Texas Squeezer food truck from 12:00-4:00. Cash prizes to top winners, must be present to win. $7pp. Concert - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 2pm, Old Time Preacher’s Quartet. Jam - Val Verde RV Park, Donna, 6-8pm. Bingo - Pharr South Park, Pharr, 6:30-9:30pm, Card sales from 6:307pm, bingo 7-9pm. Snacks and refreshments available for purchase. No outside food or beverages. Come early for dinner, served 4:45-6pm. Entertainment - Tropic Winds MH & RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-9pm, Pastor Pudge and the Redneck Revival Show, $8pp advance, $10pp at the door. Entertainment - Fiesta Village, Mission, 7pm, Nu-Blu. In the Main Hall. $8-10pp. Dance - Bentsen Grove Resort, Palmview, 7-10pm, RIP Roarin’ 20’s dance with Rewind, tickets on sale starting 12/17/21, $10pp. Concert - Bibleville Conference Grounds, Alamo, 7pm, Old Time Preacher’s Quartet. Entertainment - La Hacienda Estates, Alamo, 7-9pm, Rick McEwen, $8pp. Dance - Trophy Gardens, Alamo, 7pm, Smokin’ Gun, $7pp. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Saturday Dance - Sunshine RV Resort, Harlingen, 7-10pm, Dave Perryman, $6pp. Dance - Leisure Valley Ranch, Mission, 7-10pm, Regan James, $8pp. Dance - Paradise Resort Estates, Pharr, 7-10pm, Jealous Heart, $8pp. Doors open at 6:15 pm. Snack bar open. Entertainment - Pine to Palm Resort, Weslaco, 7pm, The Baker Family, $8pp at the door. Family band appeared on AGT. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Dance - Country Sunshine, WeslaPARKS From pg. 11 For more information, photos and tour schedules visit Wintertainers TM at tainers Winter TM

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