FESTIVA EVENTS — Friday, Oct. 26 – Sunday, Oct. 28

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

WEEKEND

HAUNTED TRAILS

The National Butterfly Center will be home to the terrifying legends of ‘lore. Just down the road from the seminary that burned on the banks of the Rio Grande, meet La Llorona and El Padre Poseido, among others. This is a 1-mile walk through woods and gardens.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday

WHERE National Butterfly Center, 3333 Butterfly Park Drive

COST $20 per vehicle, ages 14 and older

HORROR AT THE PUMP HOUSE 2018

The family- and pet-friendly event will include a haunted house, movie, music, vendors and more. Costumes are encouraged.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday

WHERE The District Hidalgo TX, 902 S. 2nd St., Hidalgo

FRIDAY

VALLEY SYMPHONY II: A HARRY POTTER HALLOWEEN

The concert will feature music from the “Harry Potter” films, selections from “The Phantom of the Opera” and a few classical pieces that capture the eerie mood of the season.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE McAllen Performing Arts Center,

COST Tickets start at $39 at ticketmaster.com

PHARR MEMORIAL LIBRARY HAUNTED HOUSE

The two very scary haunted houses are designed for older children and teens. Both are free with advanced tickets available at the library.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

WHERE Pharr Memorial Library, 121 E. Cherokee Ave., Pharr

OLDIES SHOWS

Al and Brenda Ragunsin host performances featuring the music of 1950s, ‘60s, ‘70s, ‘80s and ‘90s. The club will also hold shows Wednesday (Tejano night) through Saturday.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE Rag A Zeen & Company, 5524 N. 10th St., McAllen

COST No cover

LIVE MUSIC

Lance Wolf performs.

WHEN 8:30 p.m. Friday

WHERE D’s Paradise, 107 E. Park Ave., Pharr

FRIDAY NIGHT HIKE

Spend an hour slowly covering about half-mile of trails, carefully and quietly looking for anything that might be found along the path. Come 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 suggested donation

SUNSET YOGA IN THE PARK

The yoga program aims to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally. 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 suggested donation

TRUNK OR TREAT

Wear A Halloween costume and join for a night of safe fun for the whole family.

WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday

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

EJ COLBATH

The singer will perform live.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

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

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS

Family and friends are welcomed to come and view the beautiful Dia de los Muertos altars decorated by different families, and organizations. No admission or fees are necessary. Monetary donations are appreciated.

WHEN 10 a.m. Friday

WHERE Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum, 2425 Boxwood St., Harlingen

LOS CUCUYS

The band will perform live.

WHEN 11 p.m. Friday

WHERE Outta Town Dance Hall, 204 Elida St., Mission

COST Tickets available at (956) 584-1814

TREATS & EATS AND HAUNTED HOUSE

The third annual event will include the first ever haunted house.

WHEN 6 to 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE Sgt. Fernando De La Rosa Memorial Library, 416 N. Tower Road, Alamo

JAIME Y LOS CHAMACOS

The band will perform a pre-Halloween dance

WHEN 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Ice House Sports Bar and Grill, Brownsville

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS COMMUNITY ALTARS

Visit the museum to see these colorful altars inspired by influential Latinos.

WHEN 9 a.m. Friday

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

COST General admission

SWEETWATER

The band will perform live. The venue will serve dinner options.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE Texas Trails RV Park, 501 W. Owassa Road, Pharr

ZENTIDO NORTEÑO

The band will play live.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE El Patrón Nightclub, 415 S. International Blvd., Weslaco

DANCE PARTY/MOVIE NIGHT

A family friendly dance party will kick off the evening and will include refreshments and music. Join in the Pumpkin Patch for a movie in the Clift Chapel. There will be two showings of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”

WHEN 4 p.m. Friday

WHERE First United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch, 321 E. Harrison Ave., Harlingen

SUNSET YOGA IN THE PARK

The yoga program is designed to provide every person with the tools to become healthier physically, mentally and emotionally.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

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

COST $1 suggested donation

THROWBACK PARTY: HALLOWEEN EDITION

A spooky tour through the sights and sounds of the early 90s and 2000s.

WHEN 10 p.m. Friday

WHERE Tres, 323 S. 17th St., McAllen

PINUPS AND GIs HALLOWEEN

A costume contest will be held. The best pinup and best military costume will receive half off their tab for one month. Charlie Garcia will perform.

WHEN 4 p.m. Friday

WHERE 5×5 Brewing Co., 801 Bryan Road, Mission

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS DANCE PARTY

Resident DJ Robert B. Ceballos will provide music.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

WHERE Austin Street BAR, 1110 Austin St., McAllen

BRAM STOKER’S ‘DRACULA’

The Halloween event of the season, a production of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula,” will run through Nov. 4.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE Camille Playhouse, 1 Dean Porter Park, Brownsville

SATURDAY

GEORGE LOPEZ

The actor and comedian will perform live as part of his “The Wall” tour.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Bert Ogden Arena, 4900 S. I-69, Edinburg

COST Tickets start at $34.50 at bertogdenarena.com

LOS MUERTOS BAILAN COSTUME CONTEST

This family-friendly festival celebrates the rich culture and tradition of Dia De Los Muertos where we remember and celebrate the lives of our dearly departed.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Edinburg City Courtyard, 415 W. University Drive

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS: FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

The festivities celebrate this traditional Meso-American holiday dedicated to remembering and commemorating ancestors; honoring both death and the cycle of life. This vibrant celebration of Dia de Los Muertos will feature live entertainment, a variety of food and craft vendors, a special community curated altar exhibit, original artwork, face painting, and children’s activities. The Mission Historical Museum will also feature a special altar contest.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave.

HALLOWEEN BASH

The inaugural event will feature music by The Howlers and feature no cover and free food as well as a costume contest.

WHEN 5 p.m. Saturday

WHERE The Alibi, 114 S. 20th St., McAllen

TRUNK OR TREAT FAN DAY

The Mathematics and Science Academy — UTRGV wll host the fourth annual UTRGV Athletics Trunk or Treat. Trunk or Treat is a safe alternative to trick or treating that includes a haunted bus, live music, games, food, and an opportunity to meet the UTRGV men’s and women’s basketball teams. The first 500 children to arrive will get Trunk or Treat fan packs.

WHEN 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE UTRGV Fieldhouse, Edinburg

COST Free

‘ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW’ LIVE SHADOWCAST

The interactive event includes a prop bag with every ticket purchase.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

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

COST $25 general admission, $30 VIP admission at the door

DELOREANS ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY

The event will include a costume contest and dancing.

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Deloreans, 2200 W. Nolana Ave., McAllen

COST No cover

MARS OVERDRIVE

The band will perform live as part of the annual Halloween bash including a costume contest.

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Ranch House Burgers II, 409 Bryan Road, Mission

WHISKEY SATURDAYS

Live music.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Whiskey Barrel Bar and Grill, 1101 W. Business 83, McAllen

AARON WATSON

The Texas country music artist will perform live along with “I Like Beer” singer Kevin Fowler.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

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

COST Tickets start at $30 at ticketmaster.com

OZUNA

The reggaeton/Latin trap singer will perform live.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

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

COST Tickets start at $79 at ticketmaster.com

UNTITLED IMPROV SHOW

This is a show where everyone plays but nobody wins.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Edinburg High School Performing Arts Center, 2600 E. Wisconsin Road

MOVIES AT THE PARK

The featured film is “Hotel Transylvania 3.”

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Lorenzo Garcia Park, 413 E. Clark Ave., Pharr

COST Free

HALLOWEEN BASH AT THE IMAS

The annual Halloween Bash will feature spooky stories, ghost art, the exploration of nocturnal animals, temporary glitter tattoos, snack trucks and face painting. Halloween costumes are encouraged. Bring a trick-or-treat bag.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

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

COST Including with general admission

SPOOKTACULAR SATURDAY

The day-long event will include a guided nature walk, Halloween crafts class and more.

WHEN 8 a.m. Saturday

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

COST Free

MONSTER MASH

The event will include music, contests, activities, light refreshments and surprises as well as Halloween safety tips. Costumes are encouraged.

WHEN 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Mayor Joe V. Sanchez Public Library of Weslaco, 525 S. Kansas Ave.

48TH ANNUAL DAK’EE SI POW WOW

Experience American Indian culture, history, drumming, singing and dancing. Vendors will be selling Native food, arts, crafts and supplies. There will also be raffles and cake walks as well as gourd dancing and grand entry.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Lark Community Center, 2601 Lark Ave., McAllen

THE WANTED

The band will perform live.

WHEN 10 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Simon Sez, 2007 Orchid Ave., McAllen

OCTUBAFEST FEATURING DR. MATTHEW VAN EMMERIK

Student Ensemble Series Octubafest is an annual concert that highlights the tuba and euphonium in various musical forms. This year’s concert will feature Dr. Matthew van Emmerik, Australia’s leading euphonium soloist. Born in Bendigo, Victoria, Australia in 1978, Matthew started playing at age 7. He is the former principal euphonium player with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force in London, United Kingdom and all Royal Australian Navy Bands.

WHEN 3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE UTRGV Performing Arts Complex

COST $5 general admission

HALLO FLUTE CONCERT

The seventh annual UTRGV Hallo Flute Concert will feature music inspired by the season, directed by UTRGV Flute Professor Dr. Krista Jobson. There will also be a costume contest.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

WHERE UTRGV Performing Arts Complex

COST $5 general admission

HAUNTED TRAILS AT RESACA DE LA PALMA

Explore the spooky side of nature.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Resaca de la Palma State Park, 1000 N. Carmen Ave., Brownsville

SPIKES ON THE ROAD

The band will perform live.

WHEN 2 p.m. Saturday

WHERE 5×5 Brewing Co., 801 N. Bryan Road, Mission

SUNDAY

GIPSY KINGS FEATURING ANDRE REYES

The duo will perform its brand of flamenco, salsa and pop music live in concert.

WHEN 7:30 p.m. Sunday

WHERE McAllen Performing Arts Center, 801 Convention Center Blvd.

COST Tickets start at $45

HOWL-O-WEEN PET PARTY

The third annual event is a costume contest for dogs.

WHEN 7 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Thirsty Monkey, 1613 Chicago Ave., McAllen

HALLOWEEN BASH

The music lineup includes Red Hour, Beauty for Ashes, Ally Saturn River 7, Ernest G. and The Black Cats. Costumes are welcome.

WHEN 10 p.m. Sunday

WHERE The Flying Walrus, 204 S. 17th St., McAllen

COST Free

SONIC BOOM

The band will perform live.

WHEN 7 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Critical Hit Arcade, 111 N. 7th St., Alamo

COST $5 cover

ZOMBIE FEST 2.0

The event will include free candy as well as a mini haunted attraction, moon jump, costume contest, music and food vendors.

WHEN 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Goliath Toys and Retro Games, 1128 W. Monte Cristo Road, Edinburg

PUPPETS CLINIC

Brownsville Junior Service League members volunteer their time by serving in this clinic to present puppet plays for the children in our community. The scripts presented focus on building good character and nurturing the joy of reading.

WHEN 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Children’s Museum of Brownsville, 501 E. Ringgold

SWEETWATER BAND

The group will perform country music.

WHEN 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Riverside Club, 214 E. Chimney Road, Mission

COST No cover