FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Oct. 27-Sunday, Oct. 29

HAVE AN EVENT COMING UP? Submit your information to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.

WEEKEND

HORROR AT THE PUMPHOUSE

The event will feature a haunted house for $5 per person, horror cinema, vendors, food and a pet-friendly environment.

WHEN Saturday through Tuesday

WHERE Hidalgo Pumphouse Museum and World Birding Center, 902 S. 2nd St., Hidalgo

FRIDAY

REIK

The Latin Pop trio will perform live.

WHEN 8:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE State Farm Arena, 2600 N. 10th St., McAllen

COST Tickets start at $55 at ticketmaster.com

CREATIVE ARTS STUDIO SHOWCASE

Creative Arts Studio students in piano, guitar, dance, accordion, orchestra and more are set to perform their Fall 2017 showcase. Family activities will also be offered.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE The District Hidalgo, 2 E. Esperanza Ave., Hidalgo

FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL

The event will include free inflatables, food stands, cake walk and more.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

WHERE House of Praise Christian Fellowship Center, 132 W. 4th St., San Juan

THE HAUNTED MANSION

Special Moments Adult Daycare hosts the fundraising haunted house.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE Special Moments Adult Daycare, 3800 N. FM 492, Mission

COST $5 per person

TRUNK OR TREAT

A family-friendly trick-or-treating event.

WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE Boys & Girls Club of Pharr, 1026 S. Fir St., Pharr

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

FALL FESTIVAL

Edcouch-Elsa schools will host its third annual event featuring live music, games, rides, a pumpkin patch, bouncy houses, a haunted house, hayride, a costume contest and raffles.

WHEN 5 p.m. Friday

WHERE 1210 Santa Rosa Ave., Edcouch

ANNIVERSARY SHOW AT ART NIGHT

The event will celebrate three years in business with performances by musicians Eddie Saenz and The Wide Open, visual artists Elizabeth Arriola, Ruth Keitz, Lita Nichol, Sandra Mink, Eddie Martinez, Angelica Rodriguez and Cristobal Rodriguez as well as original art and food.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE The Prelude Songwriters Club, 113 E. Jackson Ave., McAllen

SALVATION ARMY FALL FESTIVAL

The event will include live music by Lauren Corzine, games, bouncer for children, a dunking booth, photo booth and food.

WHEN 5 p.m. Friday

WHERE 1600 N. 23rd 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 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 in between. 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

HALLOWEEN BASH

Activities will include pumpkin decorating for $2, monster art, face painting, trick-or-treat goodies, history Halloween talks and spooky story time.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE International Museum of Art & Science, 1900 W. Nolana Ave.

COST Regular admission

BLITZKRIEG HAUNT: ANNUAL HALLOWEEN TRIBUTE NIGHT

In addition to a Halloween costume contest, photo booths are performances by tribute bands Cabronas Not Glue (Ramones), Much Doubt (No Doubt), Enemas of the State (Blink-182), and Leftover Snax (Leftover Crack).

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St., McAllen

COST $7

PUMPKIN CARVING

Learn to customize your own Jack-O-Lantern.

WHEN 4 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Las Palmas Community Center, 1921 N. 25th St., McAllen

COST $3

FAMILY OVERNIGHT CAMPOUT

McAllen Parks & Recreation staff will host an overnight adventure for families with children ages four and older. The camping experience will include camp set-up, guided campfire program, fishing and geocaching. For information, visit https//webtrac.mcallen.net and search for activity number 751555.

WHEN 4 p.m. Saturday to 11 a.m. Sunday

WHERE Town Lake at Fireman’s Park, 201 N. 21st St., McAllen

COST $15 per person

FALL FESTIVAL

Hands in Art Studio presents the event, which will offer music, art, games, handmade crafts and local food. The lineup will include Allegro Music Institute, Veterans Memorial Patriot Stars, and Fuerza y Fortuna folklorico performers.

WHEN 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Leo Peña Placita Park, West 8th Street and Conway Avenue, Mission

POW WOW

The 47th annual DAK’ EE SI pow wow will feature Gourd Dancing at 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Grand Entry at 1 and 7 p.m., raffles, cake walks and vendors selling Native American food, arts, crafts and supplies.

WHEN 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave., McAllen

COST Free

MYSTIC INDIA

Experience a Bollywood Dance Spectacular.

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

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

COST Tickets start at $36 at ticketmaster.com

RGV SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND

Regional songwriters share the stage, swap songs, and reveal the stories behind their songs in an intimate listening room atmosphere. Joining host Rachel Corsi this week are Amie L. Rankin and Noe Saenz.

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE The Prelude Songwriters Club, 113 E. Jackson Ave., McAllen

COST .25 cents

‘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

RGC UNEXPLAINED MYSTERIES

The 2017 Rio Grande City Unexplained Mysteries Conference & Festival will feature authors David Bowles, Noe Torres and paranormal investigator Alejandro Dominuges. The event will also feature live music, costume contests, haunted house and haunted trolley tour.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Rio Grande City

FOSSIL FRIGHT

Nothing symbolizes Halloween like skeletons. Come explore the spooky world of skeletons as you learn how fossils are created on this Halloween weekend. Participants will receive a fossil goody bag to take home. Register by calling (956) 381-9922.

WHEN 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & World Birding Center, 714 S. Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg

COST $6 non-members plus EWBC entrance, $4 members

ZAPATA FALL FEST

Los Palominos, Zaorales and Ruben Garza y La Nueva Era will perform.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Zapata County Fair, 405 W. 23rd Ave., Zapata

THRILLER NIGHT — A TRIBUTE TO MICHAEL JACKSON

The tribute to Michael Jackson will offer $1,000 in prizes to the best costumes.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Boggus Ford Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr

COST Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for reserved seating

HAUNTED HAU5 ‘A DEADMOU5 TRIBUTE’

Cash and prizes for the best Deadmau5 head.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Tipsy Tavern Bar & Grill, 2230 S. 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen

COST Free

FELIX TRUVERE & THE OPEN ROAD

The San Antonio native will perform live as well as Southern Ashes.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Ricky Dinkys, 18608 N. FM 493, Edinburg

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, 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

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

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

SUNDAY

ANGELS IN THE OUTFIELD

Silva Education Leadership Foundation presents Angels in the Outfield featuring Christian recording artist Lincoln Brewster, Kutless, Citizen Way, Zealand Worship, For All Seasons and JulieAnn Garza. All proceeds will go to Silva Education Leadership Foundation’s scholarship fund.

WHEN 4:30 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Altas Palmas Baseball Park, Silver Avenue and Third Street, Donna

COST koolrivermedia.com

OCTUBAFEST

The University of Texas Rio Grange Valley Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble will present its annual Octubafest concert.

WHEN 3 p.m. Sunday

WHERE UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, Edinburg

COST Free