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Valley Calendar - From October 23, 2014 Issue

Oct. 23 – The Brownsville Heritage Complex, 1325 E. Washington Street, will host its 10th annual Haunted History Downtown Walking Tours at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. admission is $10.Call (956) 541-5560 for information.

Oct. 23 – Valley Symphony Orchestra presents “The Russians are Coming,” Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance, 118 Paseo del Prado, 8 p.m.

Oct. 23-Feb. 8 – International Museum of Art and Science (IMAS), 1900 Nolana, McAllen, presents “The Geometry of Light” by Cathy Cunningham-Little. Museum is open Tues., Wed., Fri. and Sat. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thurs., 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors. For information call (956) 682-0123.

Oct. 23 – Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen, presents George and Virginia Gause, Mexican Folk Art, 6 p.m. Admission, is $3. For information call (956) 681-3370.

Oct. 23-Jan. 11 – National Butterfly Center, Mission, presents Butterfly Whirl: A Contemporary Quilt Art Show, admission to exhibit and park, $5. For information call (956) 583-5400.

Oct. 23-26 – “Locked” by Phillip Zwerling and Lorenzo Pace will be presented at the UT-RGV Albert L. Jeffers Theatre, 1201 W. University Drive, Edinburg, 7:30 p.m., Thurs. to Sat., 2 p.m. Sunday, admission $5. Call (956) 665-3581.

Oct. 23-31 – Brownsville’s Historic Cathedral, 1218 E. Jefferson, is open to the public daily.

Oct. 23-Nov. 9 – Harlingen Arts & Heritage Museum presents paintings and dimensional works, “On the Farm,” by Tony Schaub.

Oct. 24- 25 – South Texas Indian Dancers will perform their fall Pow Wow at the McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N. Main, McAllen. For information call Robert Soto at (956) 948-9336.

Oct. 24-26 – Camille Lightner Theatre, Dean Porter Park, Brownsville, presents “Bad Seed.” Adults, $15. Winter Texan Season Special, $50. Call (956) 548-8900 for information.

Oct. 25 – First Annual Goodwill Cook-off, Dixieland Park, 2501 S. Dixieland Road, Harlingen, will feature barbecue cookers from all over South Texas, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Competition includes beef brisket, pork spare ribs, chicken, fajitas and beans.

Oct. 25 – Port Isabel Ghost Tour meets at 8 p.m. at Port Isabel Lighthouse. Admission, $10. Tickets available at Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, City Hall and Museums of Port Isabel.

Oct. 25 – Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen will host a Valley Plant Day celebration with Benito Trevino from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Oct. 30 – Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset Drive, McAllen, presents “All about Bats,” at 6 p.m. Admission, $3.

Oct. 30-31 – Annual Boo at the Zoo celebration at Gladys Porter Zoo, 500 Ringgold St. in Brownsville, will be held for children of all ages from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $3.50 for adults. Call (956) 546-7187 for information.

November

Nov. 1 – Museum of South Texas History (MOSTH) will host a Day of The Dead celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission.

Nov. 1 – Port Isabel Day of the Dead “Dia de los Muertos” Celebration, 317 Railroad Avenue, including a street dance, costume contest, food and exhibits, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Nov. 1 – Port Isabel Ghost Tour meets at 8 p.m. at Port Isabel Lighthouse. Admission, $10. Tickets available at Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, City Hall and Museums of Port Isabel. Call (956) 943-2602 for information.

Nov. 1-4 – The 19th Annual Texas Butterfly Festival, sponsored by the National Butterfly Park will take place. All field trips leave from the NBP, 3333 Butterfly Park Drive, Mission.

Nov. 1-15 – The Museum of South Texas History will host its Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit. The Museum is open Tues.to Sat. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Adults, $7, seniors, $5.

Nov. 2 – Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce presents the World Champion Shrimp Cook-off beginning from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.in Las Palmas Shopping Center parking lot. There will be live music and food and merchandise vendors. Local cooking teams present fresh wild caught shrimp cooked with their best recipes. Admission. Call (956) 943-2262 for information.

Nov. 5-9 – The Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival will take place at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium. Call 1-209-22RGVBF for general information or (956) 423-5565 for registration information.

Nov. 6 – Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts, 660 East Ringgold Street, opens yearlong exhibit “Celebrating Space.” Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call (956) 542-0941.

Nov. 6 – Quinta Mazatlan, 600 Sunset, McAllen presents Movie Night Central Park Effect at 6 p.m. Admission $3.

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