WEEKEND EVENTS — Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2

Festiva events

WEEKEND

‘EL GRANDE’ ARCHERY TOURNAMENT

The third annual triple threat archery match consists of three archery tournaments in one. The first in an indoor game known as the “Vegas Round” — shooting 30 arrows 10 times for a perfect score of 300 with 30 Xs. The second tournament is a NFAA Field Archery Round consisting of a hunter/field round. Archers will shoot 28 targets ranging anywhere from five to 80 yards shooting at a paper target. The final exhibition is the 3D Tournament, consisting of 20 lifelike targets shot from a known distance range.

WHEN 7 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday

WHERE Various locations

COST Registration starts at $35 at elgrandergv.com

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT

Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard.

WHEN Noon Saturday and Sunday

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

COST Rentals start at $10

FRIDAY

LIT LORDS

Lit Lords will make its debut appearance in the Rio Grande Valley as part of the Welcome to the Hard City tour.

WHEN 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Golden Luxury Social Club, 1100 Austin Ave., McAllen

COST $20 per person at the door

SIGGNO

The Tejano group will perform as part of its 2019 tour.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE Catholic War Veterans Hall, 1501 N. International Blvd., Weslaco

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

FRIDAY NIGHT HIKE

Bring a flashlight, bug spray and spend an hour looking for nocturnals.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

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

COST $1 donation

‘SACRIFICE FOR LOVE’ EXHIBIT

International artist Nicole Rae Martinez will present the art exhibit “Sacrifice for Love” with an opening reception and cocktail party.

WHEN 7 to 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Sidebar, 215 E. University Drive, Edinburg

COST Free

RICKY GUZMAN III AND THE ALL STARS

The band will perform live.

WHEN 8 p.m. Friday

WHERE Far West Rodeo, 741 Main St., Alamo

COST $10 cover

SPIKES ON THE ROAD

The band will perform live.

WHEN 9 p.m. Friday

WHERE Whistling Duck, 1603 E. Griffin Parkway, Mission

BUTTERFLY WALK

A ranger-led hike through the park takes note of these beautiful insects, some found nowhere else but in South Texas. More than 300 butterflies and 100 dragonflies fly in the Rio Grande Valley.

WHEN 1:30 p.m. Friday

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

SATURDAY

MOVIES IN THE PARK

The weekly summer feature kicks off with the showing of “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.” Bring lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. No pets, alcohol or glass containers.

WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday; movie begins at 8:30 p.m.

WHERE Westside Park, 1000 S. Ware Road, McAllen

COST Free

SUNSET NATURE WALK

A staff naturalist will lead a 1-mile walk on the trails to learning about birds, bugs, plants, and more.

WHEN 7:15 p.m. Saturday

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

NATURE TOTS

Nature Tots will kick off summer vacation with fun in the sun activities. Children will be investigating the wonders of solar energy and conducting their own experiments to learn more about what the sun does for us and all living things.

WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Drive

NATIONAL FREE FISHING DAY

Fishing poles will be available for rent. Bait and refreshments will be available for purchase. No license is required.

WHEN 6 a.m. Saturday

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

MINI MORNING FUN FEST

The event is held the first Saturday. The theme is Pollinator Morning.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

FAMILY FISHING DAY

Fishing lessons, poles and bait will be provided.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, 3325 Green Jay Road, Alamo

COST Free

CREATURE FEATURE

The theme is Pondering Pond Life: Aquatic environments and types of fish.

WHEN 1:30 p.m. and

3:30 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

COST $3

OCTOBER ROAR PRESENTS BROKEN FEST

The show will include performances by Johnny Phade, Ratchet Dolls, October Roar and The Kleptos.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Hop Shop, 923 S. 7th St., Harlingen

JACKSON STREET MARKET DAYS

Jackson St. Market Days is one of the Rio Grande Valley’s largest and most popular outdoor monthly events for the entire family. Five city blocks of collectibles, plants, sports team merchandise, food, antiques, art, jewelry, fashion, health foods and products,

live music, hand-crafted items, and more.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Downtown Harlingen

NATURE DETECTIVE WALK

Explorers can discover wildlife activities along the forest trails with a naturalist. Participants will receive a Nature Passport. How many birds, bugs and other animals can you spot?

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

WHERE Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

YOGA AT THE MARKET

Start a journey to health, balance and fitness with Louie Zepeda.

WHEN 11:30 a.m. Saturday

WHERE McAllen Farmers Market, 4001 N. 23rd St., McAllen

COST Free; donations appreciated

OPEN MIC SATURDAY

Poets, musicians and comedians are invited to be part of the growing community of local artists.

WHEN 9 p.m. Saturday

WHERE Luna Coffee House, 113 W. Nolana Ave., McAllen

COST No cover

BEGINNERS BUTTERFLY WALK

Join for a stroll around the center to learn about butterflies. The facility has recorded more than 80 species on site. Loaner binoculars are available free of charge and cameras are welcome.

WHEN 9 a.m. Saturday

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

SUNDAY

INNER WAVE

Los Angeles’ rising indie-psych pop quintet, Inner Wave, makes its Rio Grande Valley debut. JAlso set to perform are Philippines bedroom pop artist, Eyedress, and the RGV-based band Yruama. The show is open to all ages.

WHEN 7 p.m. Sunday

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

COST $15 at eventbrite.com

SUNDAY FRENCH FILM OF THE MONTH

The French Club of the Rio Grande Valley will present “Intouchables,” the original version of “The Upside.” The club will also discuss the book “You Changed My Life” by Abdel Sellou.

WHEN 1 p.m. Sunday

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

ART IN THE PARK

A staff member will lead an arts & craft activity each week.

WHEN 7 p.m. Sunday

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

SUMMER READING PROGRAM LAUNCH PARTY

The event will include activities for families including free popcorn and train rides.

WHEN 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday

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