FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, June 1 – Sunday, June 3

Submit your event to tcupples@themonitor.com by 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for the following Friday.

FRIDAY

FIREWORKS OVER THE BAY

WHEN 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Louie’s Backyard, 2305 Laguna Blvd., South Padre Island

EMILIO MORO WINE TASTING CLASS

Sommelier Silvia Antu takes the class on a journey, tasting wines from the Emilio Moro Bodegas-Spain. Learn the history of the winery.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE vomFASS, 3300 W. Expressway 83, McAllen

TEACHERS FRIDAY NIGHT LUAU

DJ Robert Ceballos will provide music for this end-of-the-year event for teachers.

WHEN 5 p.m. Friday

WHERE Austin Street BAR, 1110 Austin Ave., McAllen

SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER BASH

Teachers, professors, principals and counselors are invited to celebrate the end of the school year with ’80s music.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE Deloreans, 2200 W. Nolana Ave., McAllen

RETOOLED: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE HECHINGER COLLECTION

“ReTooled” celebrates the prevalence of tools in our lives with art that magically transforms utilitarian objects into fanciful works that speak of beauty, insight, and wit. “ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection” was organized by International Arts & Artists, Washington, D.C.

WHEN 9 a.m. Friday

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

IMAGES OF VALOR

Images of Valor: U.S. Latinos and Latinas of World War II provides an historical overview of U.S. Latino participation in World War II and features historical photographs from the U.S. Latino & Latina WWII Oral History Project archives and contemporary photographs of men and women of the WWII generation by photojournalist Valentino Mauricio.

WHEN 10 a.m. Friday through June 30

WHERE Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave., Mission

PADDLE, PEDAL & FISH TOWN LAKE

Bring the family and pedal boat, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard on Town Lake. Rent one or bring your own canoe or kayak.

WHEN 4 p.m. Friday

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

COST $10 upward, depending on rental

ANGEL OF LOVE PAINTING EVENT

The painting events invites BYOB and snacks.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE Artsycolor Splash, 712 N. 77 Sunshine Strip, Harlingen

COST $35 in advance

ALASKAN VS FRIDA TRIBUTE

DJ Tino and Rey Aguilar will provide music for a trip down memory lane.

WHEN 10 p.m. Friday

WHERE Tres, 301 S. 17th St., McAllen

FAMILY OVERNIGHT CAMPOUT

McAllen Parks & Recreation staff will host an overnight experience including camp set-up, guided campfire program, and more for families with children ages 4 and older.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday to 11 a.m. Saturday

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

COST $15 per person

AMERICAN HEROES WEEK AT SCHLITTERBAHN

Members of the military, police, firefighters and EMTs are admitted free to Schlitterbahn Waterparks, and tickets for spouses and dependent children are available with a 50 percent discount.

WHEN 10 a.m. Friday

WHERE Schlitterbahn, 100 Padre Blvd., South Padre Island

THE RUMBLE

The RGV-based musical duo will perform live.

WHEN 8 to 11 p.m. Friday

WHERE Roosevelt’s at 7, 821 N. Main St., McAllen

SATURDAY

KIKKER DADDY LEGACY CD RELEASE PARTY

Kikker Daddy Legacy carries on the legacy of Country Roland Sr., featuring Roland’s daughters and grandson.

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Ranch House Burgers II, 409 N. Bryan Road, Mission

BEER AND YOGA BRUNCH

Zen out and soak up the sun on the patio while enjoying a nice and refreshing Robert E Keen River Raft or Front porch.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE University Draft House, 2405 W. University Drive, Edinburg

CARS AND COFFEE ON CAMPUS

The public event for cars and car-lovers will feature all vehicles, with an emphasis on exotic and specialty cars.

WHEN 8 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Southern Careers Institute, 1500 N. Jackson Road, Pharr

NATURE TOTS

A special of ‘nature play’ designed for the tots! Children will explore the various interactive stations and associate with other tots their age.

WHEN 9:30 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

COST $3

LEARN TO GEOCACHE

Geocaching is a new-age scavenger hunt. Geocaches are small, enclosed capsules hidden in strange places, that are located with a smartphone or handheld GPS. Some geocaches can be as small as a thimble, and others as big as a lunchbox. All you need is a smartphone (and to download the app) in order to find geocaches around the RGV, around the country, and around the world.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

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

COST $1 per person suggested donation

OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT

The event will include bingo, prizes, a raffle and the 1997 film “The Lost World: Jurassic Park.”

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Old Hidalgo Pump House, 902 S. Second St., Hidalgo

MOVIES IN THE PARK

“The Book of Life” is the featured film.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Westside Park, 1000 Ware Road, McAllen

HOBBIES IN NATURE — POLLINATORS

What’s that buzzing sound? That’s the sound of our powerful pollinators of the Valley. Did you know that there are more than 4,000 species of native bee in North America? Or that only one type of moth can pollinate yucca flowers? Join the Center for Urban Ecology for the first Hobbies in Nature session in 2018 — Pollinators! Visitors will learn all about the Valley’s pollinators — who they are, how they live, and how important they are. You’ll also get hands-on experience with pollinators on a guided walk through Quinta Mazatlán’s gardens.

WHEN 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

COST $5

PADDLE, PEDAL & FISH TOWN LAKE

Bring the family and pedal boat, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard on Town Lake. Rent one or bring your own canoe or kayak.

WHEN 4 p.m. Saturday

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

COST $10 upward, depending on rental

SUMMER READING PROGRAM KICK-OFF PARTY

The event will feature activities for children including free popcorn and lemonade, a bouncy house, infaltable slides and a train ride. Teens will get to enjoy an inflatable rope course and video arcade. Registration will be available on site with starter kits while supplies last.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St., McAllen

MORNING YOGA IN THE PARK

The program is designed to provide anyone with the benefits of yoga practice. You do not have to be flexible or fit to do yoga. Bring a yoga mat, water and a towel.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE McAllen Nature Center,

COST $1 donation

CHRISTIAN NODAL

The Mexican artist known for melding norteño and mariachi will perform live.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center, McAllen

COST Tickets start at $39 at ticketmaster.com

LIVE MUSIC

Lonescar and Wizard Wolf-Mago Lobo will perform. Food and ales will also be available.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Rabble-Rouser Brewing Company, 301 E. Cedar Ave., McAllen

DRAGAPALOOZA 2018

The drag extravaganza will raise money for Pride in the Park 2018, set for June 23 in McAllen.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE The Spot, 323 W. Jackson Ave., Harlingen

CRAWFISH AND BREWS

The event will feature all-you-can-eat Louisiana Crawfish, live music, childrens’ activities, lawn game contests, vendors, and meet-and-greet with non-profit organizations.

WHEN 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Laureles Ranch House at Linear Park by the Zoo, 1501 E. 7th St., Brownsville

COST $30 pre-sale

PRETOT YOGA

Yoga for PreTots is geared toward children ages 6 months to 18 months (crawlers/waddlers). The class includes 30 minutes of yoga, including stretching, posing, singing and breathing followed by 15 minutes of baby socialization.

WHEN 11 a.m. Saturday

WHERE YogaPlay, 605 E. Violet Ave., McAllen

COST Reserve a spot by visiting yogaplaytx.com

SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY

DJ Robert B. Ceballos will provide the tunes.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Austin Street Bar, 1110 Austin Ave., McAllen

KRAKEN MUSIC METAL SHOWCASE

Last Repent will headline the show.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE The Kraken Lounge, 1123 E. Adams St., Brownsville

THE MARKET AT WILD AUGUST

The market features organic produce, hot coffee, fresh salsa and baked goods, farm-fresh eggs, grass-fed pork, fresh goat cheeses, local honey, bath and body-care products, artisan leather goods, wild-caught Gulf shrimp, fresh cut flowers and more.

WHEN 9 a.m. to noon Saturday

WHERE Wild August Nursery and Flower Farm, 16802 Garrett Road in Harlingen

SUNDAY

BARBACOA Y BIG RED BRUNCH

The menu includes barbacoa tacos, papas a la Mexicana, brisket sliders and the concha ice cream sandwich.

WHEN Noon Sunday

WHERE Suerte Bar & Grill, 301 S. 17th St., McAllen

MINDFUL MOVIE SERIES: ‘BOTTOM DOLLAR’

Participate in a panel discussion following the film.

WHEN 4 p.m. Sunday

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

SUNDAY SPEAKER SERIES: FRIENDSHIP ON FOREIGN SOIL

Joseph Fox, the associate education officer at MOSTHistory, will discuss the Japanese farmers who are part of the South Texas agriculture.

WHEN 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Museum of South Texas History, 200 N. Closner Blvd., Edinburg

SECOND ANNUAL PRIDE BRUNCH

The event will feature MC/host Beatrix Lestrange and live performances by Aeon Mavis York, Luna Lestrange, Edra Valencia Iman and Edna Anderson.

WHEN Noon Sunday

WHERE The Dog House, 568 Springmart, Brownsville

KURT TRAVIS

The former member of Eternity Forever will perform the “Fantasy” EP as well as his solo music. He will be joined by Makari and Televangelist.

WHEN 5 p.m. Sunday

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

SUNDAY EVENING YOGA

Yoga instructor Louie Zepeda will host an hour-long yoga event. Yoga for resilience will support anyone in a journey to greater calm and joy. Bring a yoga or exercise mat, a towel or small blanket and accent pillow.

WHEN Sunday

WHERE Infinite Love, 2205 Cornerstone Blvd., Edinburg

COST Donations are appreciated

YOGA AT THE SHOP

Yoga, crepes, mimosas.

WHEN 8 a.m. Sunday

WHERE 7th and Park, 1554 E. 7th St., Brownsville