Weekend Events: Friday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 17

WEEKEND

LIVE MUSIC

Al Mikesh will perform Friday, Ron & Nancy will perform Saturday and Renaissance Rockers will perform Sunday.

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

WHERE Riverside Club, 214 E. Chimney Road, Mission

COST No cover

ALEGRÍA 2019

Ballet Folklórico UTRGV performs in its annual event.

WHEN 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Rio Grande Valley Performing Arts Complex

COST $15 per adult, $10 per student or senior and $5 per child

ARTESANO MARKET DAYS

The event will highlight a rich cultural awareness for hand crafted artesano work inspired by history and tradition, both domestic and foreign. The market will include a screening of “She Came to the Valley” at 12:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

WHEN Noon Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Mission Event Center, 200 Shary Road, Mission

2019 LOS FRESNOS RODEO

The 30th anniversary event will include livestock judging, a carnival, activity area, craft show and concerts in addition to the rodeo. For full schedule, visit https://www.lfrodeo.com/events.

WHEN 9 a.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. Sunday

WHERE Los Fresnos Rodeo Grounds, 500 E Ocean Blvd., Los Fresnos

COST Visit https://www.lfrodeo.com/p/more/gettickets for ticket information

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT

Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard. No experience is necessary.

WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday

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

BOAT & FISH TOWN LAKE

Pedal boat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard on Town Lake. Bring your own or rent.

WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday

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

COST Rentals start at $10

‘THE KITCHEN WITCHES’

The live theater production focuses on Isobel Lomax and Dolly Biddle, two “mature” cable-access cooking show hostesses who have hated each other for 30 years, ever since Larry Biddle dated one and married the other. When circumstances put them together on a TV show called The Kitchen Witches, the insults are flung harder than the food.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday and

3 p.m. Saturday

WHERE iTheatre at The Tower, 120 S. Kansas Ave., Weslaco

COST $10 general admission, $15 preferred seating

FRIDAY

BIG DADDY WEAVE

The Alive Tour will feature Becca Bradley and Jonathan Chu.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE Abundant Grace Community Church, 2110 S. McColl Road, Edinburg

COST Visit https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1791655 for ticket information

ROCK AND ROLL SHOW

Local bands set to perform include Mars Overdrive, Neverhigh, Mellow Drama, Moon Rabbit and opener JKwelly and the Beans.

WHEN 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Simon Sez, 2007 Orchid Ave., McAllen

MR. LATIN

The entertainer will present live music weekly.

WHEN 6 p.m. Friday

WHERE La Casa del Taco, 1100 W. Houston Ave., McAllen

COST No cover

MATT CASTILLO

The country singer will perform live.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE Hillbilly’s, 6000 N. 10th St., McAllen

THE MEN OF SEDUCTION

America’s famous male dancers will perform.

WHEN 10 p.m. Friday

WHERE Prim’s Place Live, 741 Main St., Alamo

COUNTRY ACOUSTIC NIGHT

Tony Perez will perform live.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

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

COST No cover

THE SOUTH TEXAS RAMBLERS

The band will perform live.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday

WHERE American Legion Loyal Service Post 37, 1305 E. Jasmine Ave., McAllen

ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE BAND

Jumping Jack Flash will perform live. The event will include a three-course meal.

WHEN 5 p.m. Friday

WHERE Schlitterbahn South Padre Island, 100 Padre Blvd., SPI

COST $40 per person

BIRD & NATURE WALK

Join a staff naturalist for a 1-mile walk to explore birds, butterflies, plants, and more. To date, 225 species of birds have been documented onsite. Loaner binoculars are available free of charge.

WHEN 8:30 a.m. Friday

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

COST $1 suggested donation

ALLIED FORCES

The 80s arena rock band will perform live.

WHEN 10 p.m. Friday

WHERE Locals Harlingen, 625 S. Commerce St., Harlingen

SATURDAY

MOVIE NIGHT

The outdoor event includes bingo, prizes and a showing of the family film “Gnomeo and Juliet.”

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

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

COST No cost

LA MAFIA

The Latin band will perform live.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday

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

COST Tickets start at $22 at ticketmaster.com

THIRD ANNUAL BOOK FESTIVAL

The event will feature 20 authors, artists and photographers. There will also be an open mic segment featuring poets, singers and music performances. It is open to all ages.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Speer Memorial Library, 801 E. 12th St., Mission

COST No cost

MARS OVERDRIVE

The band will perform live.

WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday

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

COST No cover

MOVIES AT THE PARK

“Christopher Robin” will be screened. Bring a blanket, lawn chairs, and snacks. No alcohol or tobacco permitted.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Victor Garcia Park, 205 W. Polk Ave., Pharr

COST No cost

CLUBKID REVIVAL

The ClubKid Drag Show and Dance Party will feature performances by Lady B, Edra Valencia, Kandi Kasket, Raspberry Beret, Cholula, Anjo, Bohemia, Eryhka Art, Arina Heys and music and show by Lovecraft.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

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

COST $7 at the door

CAJUNFEST 2019

The Rotary Club of Edinburg and First Community Bank present the 17th annual CajunFest, the Edinburg Rotary’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Echo Hotel and Conference Center, 1903 S. Closner Blvd., Edinburg

COST Purchase tickets online at rsabid.com with event code 78539

RIVER ROCK 7

The band will perform live.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Pepper’s at Uptown, 4620 N. 10th St., McAllen

BATTLE BY THE RIO

The battle of the bands competition features cash prizes and food.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

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

COST No cover

MORNING YOGA

Bring a yoga or exercise mat and water, and enjoy the benefits of intentional breathing.

WHEN 9:30 a.m. Saturday

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

COST $1 suggested donation

‘THE RESISTANCE’ RELEASE SHOW

Set to perform are The Profused, Johnny Phade, Vibrahaven, October Roar, KrawlbaK, Secrets Told in Silence, And the Hero Prevails, Lonescar, The Final Burial, Reinforce, FIENDS, Worst Behavior, Virtue, My Place Was Taken, Signs of Omnicide, Pulsus and I AM HEIR.

WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday

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

COST No cover

ALTERED EGO

The band performs rock, hip hop, R&B, country and a Selena song.

WHEN 8:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Buzz Bee’s Texas Bar & Grill, 12205 N. FM 88, Suite K, Elsa

FIESTA DE LA FERIA

Forty Caliber Kiss will perform during the event, which will include a Kids Zone, food court, merchant booths, beer garden and more.

WHEN 11 a.m. Saturday

WHERE La Feria

SUNDAY

FOREST BATHING

The form of nature meditation (shinrin-yoku) is suitable for any level of

fitness and can be done anywhere there are trees. Adults and mature children are welcome.

WHEN 9:30 a.m. Sunday

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

BIRD WALK

All ages and skill-levels are welcome on this two-hour tour of the park, finding as many species of birds as possible, especially the 30 that are termed “Valley Specialties.” More than 300 species of birds have been identified within the park. If it’s too hot, and trail conditions permit it, attendees will bird from a quiet electric tram.

WHEN 8 a.m. Sunday

WHERE Estero Llano Grande State Park, 154 Lakeview Drive, Weslaco

BABY STORYTIME

McAllen Dance Theatre, Melba’s Performing Company, started in 1969. The first ballet performed was “Les Sylphides.” Fifty years later, it celebrates a half century of Melba’s Company dancers by performing the ballet where it all started.

WHEN 2 p.m. Sunday

WHERE Melba’s Dance School, 2100 N. 10th St., McAllen

COST $12 reserved seating

BABY STORYTIME

Little ones will participate in playtime, signs and storytime. Designed for babies ages newborn to 18 months old.

WHEN 4 p.m. Sunday

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

WHITE BRIDAL WEDDING FAIR

The fair will include vendors and prizes.

WHEN Noon Sunday

WHERE DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, 1800 S. 2nd St., McAllen

COST For ticket information, visit https://whitebridalmagazine.eventsmart.com/events/

FUTON BLONDE

The Austin-based band will perform live with Bison and TV FLESH.

WHEN 9 p.m. Sunday

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