Winter Texan Times

JANUARY 25, 2023 14 WINTER TEXAN TIMES Supply &Hardware Mobile Home Special Orders Available Ask about our daily Manager Specials! PETECO, INC. 2911 N. Cesar Chavez Rd. San Juan, TX 78589 956-787-2847 We Do Tie-Down Certification SAVE 10% OFF Your Entire Purchase When You Bring In This Ad *Conditions apply, see store for details. Offer expires March 31, 2023. TRANSPORT • Sales & Installations • Vinyl Skirting & Tie Downs • Custom Steps made of Wood & Metal • Door & Windows • Plumbing & Electric • Used Mobile Homes Sales Financing Available Ph: (956) 787-2847 or (956) 787-0413 We Buy Mobile Homes 2911 N Cesar Chavez Rd. San Juan, TX 78589 Family Owned & Operated Over 30 Years The greatest car show in South Texas is back at the McAllen Convention Center. McAllen International Carfest has over two-hundred vehicles representing ninety-six different categories of dream cars - see rare muscle cars, classics, imports, concept cars, hot rods, racecars, and more. Guests of all ages will experience a fun-filled weekend featuring Lego Racing Derby, Greenpower USARacing, R/C Drag Racing, photo opportunities with celebrity cars, meet and greet with superheroes, food trucks, local market, live music, Swap Meet: Sell, Buy, Swap!, and Texas Tops Showcase. Throughout the 13 years, McAllen Carfest has been able to raise over $100,000 for nonprofit organizations such as Make-A-Wish Foundation and Capable Kids. Carfest’s philanthropical efforts are rooted in the City of McAllen’s purpose of providing a high quality of life to all who live, work, and visit the City of McAllen. The car show is set to begin Friday, Feb. 3rd and run through Sunday, Feb. 5th. McAllen Carfest welcomes children twelve and under for free. Twelve-dollar admission for students age thirteen through eighteen, seniors over sixty, and military/first responders with valid ID. Reserve adult admission for fifteen dollars now available on or at McAllen Convention Center Box Office. Please visit for more information and full schedule or call (956) 681-3800. McAllen Carfest next week Hidalgo Watercolor Society’s annual watercolor exhibit “It’s a Colorful World in Watercolor,” opens with an artist’s reception on the evening of Saturday, February 4th, from 7 to 9 p.m. The public is invited to view the artwork of area artists as well as Winter Texan artists and meet the artists that evening. The Hidalgo Watercolor Society watercolor exhibit is hosted by the Upper Valley Art League (UVAL) gallery, located at 921 E. 12th St., in Mission. It is located right next to the Speer Memorial Library. This exhibit is free, open to the public and runs from February 4th through February 25th. Gallery hours for this exhibit will be 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Hidalgo Watercolor Society member artists meet on Fridays 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. January through March to paint at the Upper Valley Art League Annex. It is a welcoming group for watercolorists looking for a group to paint with as well as those interested in learning the watercolor medium. Hidalgo Watercolor Society offers a workshop to its members each January. UVAL offers other classes and workshops in other mediums throughout the year. For more information about UVAL, call (956) 591-0282, or visit their website at You can find information about the Hidalgo Watercolor Society on the UVAL page or find both on Facebook. Hidalgo Watercolor Society holds annual exhibit 2022 Best of Show “Sew What” by Dennis Grover Photo by Anastasia Brunson