Have a look at our list of events to find something fun to do this weekend.

WEEKEND

‘PETER AND THE STARCATCHER’
The musical will be performed by Nikki Rowe Theatre.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday
WHERE McAllen ISD Fine Arts, 2112 N. Main St., McAllen
COST $5 each

SOUTH TEXAS HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION SYMPOSIUM
The conference will be celebrating the uniqueness of South Texas’ heritage with a panel of more than a dozen distinguished speakers, along with exhibits about World War II and model railroading, and a variety of vendors.
WHEN 8 a.m. Friday and Saturday
WHERE Bowie Parental Engagement School, 811 E. Eighth St., Alamo
COST free, $10 per day catered lunch

MARIPOSA MONARCHA MIGRATION FESTIVAL
The fourth annual event will feature a Moth Night setup in the butterfly garden on Friday, shopping at the harvest market on Saturday morning, and the festival from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday
WHEN Friday through Sunday
WHERE Oleander Acres, 2421 S. Conway Ave., Mission

STAND UP PADDLEBOARD WORKOUT
Join a Town Lake staff member for a 30-minute workout on a paddleboard.
WHEN 4 p.m. Friday through 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 yours or rent one.
WHEN 4 p.m. Friday to Sunday
WHERE Town Lake at Fireman’s Park
COST Rentals start at $10

FRIDAY

ART WALK
Fine art galleries will open for the event held the first Friday of each month from September to May, which brings awareness of the arts district as well as known and unknown artists.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N. Main St., McAllen

HCYLA MONSTER BASH
The fundraising event benefitting the Make-A-Wish Foundation and South Texas Literacy Coalition will include food, beverages, costume contest, a photo booth and more. Costumes are encouraged.
WHEN 8 p.m. Friday
WHERE Reserve at Social, 205 Conquest Blvd., Edinburg
COST $40 per person

GLORI TREVI
The singer brings her Diosa De La Nocha Tour with special guest Karol G.
WHEN 8 p.m. Friday
WHERE Payne Arena, 2600 N. 10th St., Hidalgo
COST Tickets start at $75 at ticketmaster.com

MARS OVERDRIVE ALBUM RELEASE SHOW
“Hail to the Underdogs” will be released online, and the event will celebrate the album. Also performing are Wavphiles and featured vocalist Kitty Dee of Gatos Locos.
WHEN 9 p.m. Friday
WHERE Whiskey Barrel Bar & Grill, 1101 W. Business 83, McAllen

RGV WORLD VEGAN DAY FEST
The third annual event will feature vegan food vendors, informational booths, art, music, raffles and yoga.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE Yerberia Cultura, 613 S. 17th St., McAllen
COST $5 admission

PAJAMA STORYTIME
The event includes a story and craft activity suitable for ages 3 and older. All ages are welcome.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE The Storybook Garden, 260 S. Texas Blvd., Weslaco

NOTknotFEST
The Slipknot tribute band will perform live along with Prosthetics, 99 Rising of San Antonio, Hotel Diplomats, Kill Your Television, Chemical Thought, Galvanic and Vonn Schweetz.
WHEN 7 p.m. Friday
WHERE The Spot Lounge, 323 W. Jackson Ave., Harlingen
COST $8 per person, $12 per couple

THE ROVERS
The band will perform live.
WHEN 3 p.m. Friday
WHERE El Vaquero’s Hangout, 5704 S. FM 494, Mission

BRANDING IRON
The country band will perform live.
WHEN 10 p.m. Friday
WHERE Tipsy Monkey, 3700 E. Expressway 83, Weslaco

HISTORY TOUR
Join for a guided tour of the adobe home.
WHEN 10 a.m. Friday
WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

FRIDAY NIGHT HIKE
Bring a flashlight, bug spray, and wear close-toed shoes. The 1/2-mile walk will slowly cover the trails, carefully and quietly looking for spiders, bats, frogs, toads, scorpions and nocturnal birds.
WHEN 5:45 p.m. Friday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen
COST $1 per person suggested donation

FEEDER FRIDAYS
“Bird” with a purpose and enjoy an hour of bird sightings.
WHEN 8:30 a.m. Friday
WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

SATURDAY

PUFF PUFF PASS TOUR
Snoop Dogg will perform live, along with Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and Too $hort.
WHEN 8 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Payne Arena, 2600 N. 10th St., Hidalgo
COST Tickets start at $69 at ticketmaster.com

ST. ANNE MOTHER OF MARY FALL FESTIVAL
The event will include music, bingo, food and games, with a grand prize of a $5,000 gift card.
WHEN 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday
WHERE 801 E. Juarez St., Pharr

BIRDING OUR BACKYARD
The leisurely, guided walk looks for birds throughout the grounds.
WHEN 8:30 a.m. Saturday
WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

TEXAS BUTTERFLY FESTIVAL FREE COMMUNITY DAY
Activities include making banana brew, attending “Butterfly U” for young naturalists, enjoying “Wild Things” arts and crafts, Pin the Tail on the Swallowtail, and climbing on the “Hungry Caterpillar” playscape.
WHEN 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
WHERE National Butterfly Center, 3333 Butterfly Park Drive, Mission
COST Free

TAI CHI UNDER THE OAKS
Tai Chi Under the Oaks is an hour-long program with qualified instructors teaching Tai Chi’s positive effects on balance control, fitness and flexibility.
WHEN 8 a.m. Saturday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen
COST $1 suggested donation

SUNSET NATURE WALK
The one-mile walk led by a staff naturalist will explore the trails while learning about birds, bugs, plants and more.
WHEN 4:30 p.m. Saturday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen
COST Free

CARNAGE & FRIENDS: DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
DJ Carnage will perform live, along with Valentino Khan, GRAVEDGR, and TwoLit.
WHEN 7 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr
COST Tickets are at $37 at ticketmaster.com

CREATURE FEATURE
The hour-long event focuses on learning about animals and understanding the human connection to all living things. This week’s theme is Frogs.
WHEN 11 a.m. Saturday
WHERE Quinta Mazatlán, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

NATURE NUGGETS
Preschoolers ages 2 to 6 can have fun exploring and learning from nature. This week’s theme is Night Creatures and Native Plants.
WHEN 10 a.m. Saturday
WHERE Quinta Mazatlán World Birding Center, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen

DIWALI FEST
India Association of RGV marks the Festival of Light with music, performances, arts, jewelry, food and more.
WHEN 6 p.m. Saturday
WHERE Edinburg Municipal Auditorium, 415 W. McIntyre St., Edinburg
COST $50 at the door

EDINBURG FIRE STOPPERS FESTIVAL
The family friendly event will include fun and informational activities that promote public safety. Country artist Jerrod Niemann will perform, as well as Southern Ashes and Midnight Run.
WHEN 3:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday
WHERE H-E-B Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Road, Edinburg
COST Free

SUNDAY

ART IN THE PARK
A staff member will lead an activity.
WHEN 6:15 p.m. Sunday
WHERE McAllen Nature Center, 4101 U.S. Business 83, McAllen
COST $1 suggested donation

BABY STORYTIME
The class is designed for ages newborn to 18 months.
WHEN 4 p.m. Sunday
WHERE McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St.

POLINA BESPALKO, PIANO
Polina Bespalko began her career at age 8 in her native Russia, and is rapidly establishing herself as one of piano’s brightest stars. She made her American debut in 1998. Bespalko is now on the piano faculty of Xavier University in Cincinnati, while also serving as the director of the Xavier University Music Series.
WHEN 4 p.m. Sunday
WHERE UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg
COST Free