FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Oct. 20 – Sunday, Oct. 22

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WEEKEND

TEXAS JAZZ FESTIVAL

The 57th annual Texas Jazz Festival is recognized as the official jazz festival for the state of Texas. For more information, visit www.texasjazz-fest.org.

WHEN 5:30 p.m. to12:30 a.m. Friday; 1:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Saturday; 1:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

WHERE 1581 N. Chaparral St., Corpus Christi

COST Free

‘THE TURN OF THE SCREW’ AT STC

South Texas College Theatre kicks off their eighth season this month with Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation of Henry James’ novella “The Turn Of The Screw.”

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd., McAllen

COST $5

‘PAW PATROL LIVE: RACE TO THE RESCUE’

It’s the day of the big race between Adventure Bay’s Mayor Goodway and Foggy Bottom’s Mayor Humdinger, but Mayor Goodway is nowhere to be found. Paw Patrol to the rescue.

WHEN 2 and 6 p.m. Friday, 2 and 6 p.m. Saturday, 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday

WHERE McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen

COST Tickets start at $25 at ticketmaster.com

FRIDAY

ST. MARK PRESCHOOL CARNIVAL

St. Mark United Methodist Church will host a carnival for preschoolers, which will include games, prizes and more.

WHEN 5:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE St. Mark UMC,

301 Pecan Blvd., McAllen

VSO CONCERT II

Maestro Peter Dabrowski proudly presents Concert II of the 2017-18 Symphonic Visions season Triumphant Beethoven

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg

COST Tickets start at $38 at www.valleyorchestra.org

CASUAL FOX BAND

The band will perform country, 80s, blues, disco, classic rock and more. The event will include a fundraiser for the humane society.

WHEN 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Avenue 1704, 1704 Dallas Ave., McAllen

COST No cover

SLEEPING VILLAGE

The Black Sabbath tribute band will perform classic hard rock and heavy metal favorites.

WHEN 10 p.m. Friday

WHERE Treviños Lounge, 407 N. Nebraska Ave., San Juan

COST No cover

TRAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL FALL FESTIVAL

William B. Travis Middle School presents its fall festival “The Haunting.” Halloween costumes encouraged. The event will include a Haunted House, inflatable moon jumps, obstacle course and laser tag.

WHEN 5 p.m. Friday

WHERE 600 W. Houston Ave., McAllen

COST $5

OPEN MIC AND LATE NIGHT CYPHER

Sing a song or tell some jokes during open mic and hang around for DJ Otix Hill.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE The Sugar Cube, 800 N. Main St., McAllen

ARZALEZ

The Spanish rock artist will perform live.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE Infusions, 701 N. Main St., McAllen

FRIDAY NIGHT HIKE

Enjoy an evening with the creatures of the night! Bring a flashlight, bug spray, and wear close-toed shoes. We’ll spend an hour slowly covering about 1/2 mile of trails, carefully and quietly looking for anything we might see along the path. We’ll look for spiders, bats, frogs, toads, scorpions, and nocturnal birds.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen

COST $1 donation

SUNSET YOGA

Yoga has immense benefits that you can utilize beyond the mat — intentional breathing relieves stress within the body and mind while the physical movement increases circulation and range of motion in a gentle and gradual way.

WHEN 6:15 p.m. Friday

WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen

COST $1 donation

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT

The 30-minute SUP workout features two laps around the lake, with a stationary workout inbetween. Borrow a paddleboard or bring your own. Come early to reserve your spot.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

WHERE Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St., McAllen

COST $10

PADDLE AND PEDAL TOWN LAKE

Pedal boat and kayak rentals available.

WHEN 4 p.m. Friday

WHERE Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St., McAllen

SATURDAY

‘ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW’

The film will show every Saturday night in October. Every ticket purchase includes a prop bag.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Cine El Rey, 311 S. 17th St., McAllen

COST $25 at the door or $15 presale at https://squareup.com/store/pluma-blanca-community-theater

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

The Mission Historical Museum presents its Folklife Festival featuring a community altar exhibit, music, dancers, food, vendors, kids activities and a costume contest.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave., Mission

COST Free

UNIVERSITY DRAFTHOUSE BEERFEST

Beerfest will offer 100-plus premium and craft beers from 85-plus breweries from around the world. Beyond beer, there’s live music, interactive games, a wine garden, food trucks, food booths, local vendors and more. Every drink benefits the arts, culture, education and historical restoration for the City of Edinburg.

WHEN 6:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Edinburg City Hall Courtyard

COST Tickets available at https://www.rgvevents.net/event/university-drafthouse-beerfest1/1453

CITY OF PHARR DAY OF PLAY

The event will celebrate the city’s recent Playful City USA Award. It will include sports games, music, pumpking painting and a moon jump.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Lorenzo “Lore” Garcia Park, 413 E. Clark Ave., Pharr

GEMINI SYNDROME

The alternative metal band from Los Angeles will perform along with Deadset Society, Spoken, Ratchet Dolls and Lonescar.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Sofie’s ‘SS’ Saloon, 6801 S. 10th St., McAllen

COST $10

DUO STRING CONCERT

Duo violin and viola concert featuring guest artist Hilary Gamble, violin/viola, and our very own string instructor Dr. Lindsey Gamble, violin/viola.

WHEN 7:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE STC Cooper Center, 3200 Pecan Blvd., McAllen

FAITH FALL FESTIVAL

The Faith Fall Festival will feature a best chili recipe, a pumpkin carving competition, games, pumpkin painting, and a piñata for children.

WHEN 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Faith Baptist Church of Palmhurst, 4301 N. Shary Road, Palmhurst

LIVE ROCK MUSIC

Forceps, out of Brazil, will perform alongside Bloodstrike, Lacination, The Day God Died, Inhuman Belligerency and Mind Eater.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE The Hop Shop,

923 S. 7th St., Harlingen

RESACA CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Resaca City Music Festival will celebrate the birthplace of Conjunto music with an event for the entire family. There will be food, fun, musical performances, arts & crafts vendors, and activities for the entire family.

WHEN 3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE San Benito City Hall, 485 N. Sam Houston Blvd., San Benito

COST $5 general admission and children 10 and under are free; online at www.rcmfestickets.eventbrite.com

TEXANO SUPER STAR LUCKY JOE

The singer will perform live in concert.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Rinky Dinkys, 18608 N. FM 493, Edinburg

PADDLE AND PEDAL TOWN LAKE

Pedal boat and kayak rentals available.

WHEN 4 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St., McAllen

DISCOVERY DAYS

Every Saturday you can visit the Discovery Museum at Quinta Mazatlán for a special presentation about a featured creature with activities, crafts, and exploration.

WHEN 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center,

600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

TAI CHI IN THE PARK

Tai Chi has positive effects on balance control, fitness and flexibility. Elderly and people with disabilities can also work within their limits. Wear comfortable clothing and flexible shoes, and bring water. This program is offered every Saturday. In the event of rain, the program will be canceled.

WHEN 8 a.m. Saturday

WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen

COST $1

BUTTERFLY WALK

Join a staff naturalist for a 1/2 mile walk to explore butterflies! To date, more than 80 species of butterflies have been documented onsite. Loaner binoculars are available free of charge. No experience necessary. Bring a camera if desired. In the event of rain or extreme temperatures, the program will be canceled and the site will be closed.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen

COST $1 donation

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT

The 30-minute SUP workout features two laps around the lake, with a stationary workout inbetween. Borrow a paddleboard or bring your own. Come early to reserve your spot.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Town Lake at Firemen’s Park, 201 N. 1st St., McAllen

COST $10

THE FAJITA COOK-OFF

The annual Fajita Cook-off will feature the cooking contest, food, and live music from Sarah Monique at 5 p.m., Jaime y Los Chamacos at 7 p.m., Monica Saldivar at 8 p.m. and The Hometown Boys at 9 p.m.

WHEN Noon Saturday

WHERE Basilio Villarreal Municipal Park, 1473 Stephen Saenz St., Rio Grande City

COST Free admission and free parking

AZOK

Azok, also known as Jose Alvarez, is well known in electronic music and will perform live. The musical style of his sets comprise deep textures, relaxing, colorful harmonies, complex soundscapes and hypnotic, soulful grooves capable to please the most demanding dance floors in the globe.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE The Side Room, 323 S. 17th St., McAllen

SUNDAY

FASHION SHOW

Debi Lou Modeling Academy will present its end-of-the-year high fashion show. The show is dedicated to cancer awareness and prevention and to brave and courageous women who have lost their battle to cancer.

WHEN 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE CFC McAllen, 2201 Trenton Road, McAllen

BRUNCH EXCRABAGANZA

Alaskan King Crab is on the menu.

WHEN 11 a.m. Sunday

WHERE SALT – New American Table, 210 N. Main St., McAllen

WEDDING FAIR

The event will include fashion shows, food and cake sampling and more.

WHEN Noon Sunday

WHERE McAllen Convention Center

SUNSET MEDITATION

WHEN 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen

COST $1