After two years of celebrating virtually, McAllen Public Library is excited to welcome the community to its in-person ninth annual South Texas Book Festival, which will span several days, taking place from October 27 and running through October 31, at the McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd St. The festival is free and open to the public and will feature a diverse group of national, regional, and local authors who will participate in readings and panel discussions, as well as crafts, food trucks, and other fun activities.
McAllen Heritage Center is excited to share their next museum event. On Saturday, November 5th, the center will be hosting the editor and two authors of ‘Living Beyond Borders, Growing up Mexican.’ The event is part of their lecture series.
There will be reading selections by editor Margarita Longoria, and authors Sylvia Sanchez Garza and Dr. Trinidad Gonzalez.
The Gladys Porter is excited to announce that its 31st Annual Boo at the Zoo will once again be hosted as an in-person event. The public is invited to come out to the Zoo for some Halloween fun.
This year’s spooktacular extravaganza is set for Sunday, October 30th, and Monday, October 31st, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on both nights. Zoo members are allowed into the event an hour early at 5 p.m.
The GMCC is now taking appointments for their upcoming Community Health and Wellness Fair taking place on December 8th and 9th, at the Mission Event Center.
You may visit https://forms.gle/NFzxSGYBFygWsNhx8 or call the chamber office at (956) 585-2727, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to schedule.
The Rio Grande Valley Detachment of the Marine Corps League will be celebrating the 247th birthday of the United States Marine Corps by hosting their inaugural Marine Corps Birthday Ball on Saturday, November 12. The event will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Mission Event Center.
Put the dates of November 9-13 on your calendar for the upcoming Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival. And you might want some extra days before or after to continue adding birds to your list, your memory card, or just your memory.
Double double, toil and trouble – something spooky is coming this way. In partnership with Mercedes Police Department, Mercedes area residents are invited to Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets on Saturday, October 29 from 3-9 p.m. for a National Night Out Halloween Bash.