October 24-November 5 – McAllen International Airport will host a Dia de Muertos Ofrenda exhibit to honor and celebrate the lives of departed loved ones. The exhibit takes inspiration from this popular Mexican tradition mixed with the essence of the Rio Grande Valley. The display gives the public a glimpse of what they can experience in Mexico during this time of year.
October 28 – The Brownsville Farmers Market will be held at 9 a.m. at Linear Park, E. 6th St. and E Ringgold St. The event is held every Saturday.
October 28 – Firemen’s Park in McAllen will host the Growing Growers Farmers Market at 9 a.m. The park is located at 201 N. 1st St. The event is held every Saturday.
October 28 – The Lipan Apache Tribe of Texas will host the 53rd Annual Dakee Si Fall Powwow. Free admission at the Alton Community Center, 349 Dawes Ave. Door open at 10 a.m. and close at 9:30 p.m. Visit to experience American Indian culture, drumming, singing, and dancing. There will be raffles, cake walks, and vendors selling Indian food, arts, crafts, supplies, and wares.
October 28 – South Padre Island Birding Center will host their annual event Hallowings: A Celebration of Monarch Migration. Monarchs are unique due to their two-way migration. Visit the park and celebrate the fall migration as they travel to their winter home in Mexico. The center will feature Monarch-themed activities, butterfly garden tours, and more. Admission is free for the day. There will also be entertainment, face painting, sandcastle lessons, and more fun. The event is being held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is located at 6801 Padre Blvd.
October 28 – The McAllen Farmers Market will be held at the McAllen Public Library from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is held every Saturday. The library is located at 4001 N. 23rd St. For more information visit mcallenfarmersmarket.com.
October 28 – The RGV Humane Society will hold a vaccination clinic for cats and dogs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 227 Abelino Farias Street. You can register online at www.rgvhs.org/monthly-clinic. Call (956) 591-0058 for more information – restrictions apply.
October 28 – The Harlingen Farmers Market is held every Saturday, mid-October through mid-June, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. at Tyler Ave. and 2nd St. The event features a wide variety of fresh, local produce, baked goods, music and more. For more information visit harlingenfarmersmarket.com.
October 28 – Weslaco Museum will host their Saturday Speaker Series with Dr. David Laughlin presenting “The Flagship of Texas Citrus” at 2 p.m. He will talk about the origins of grapefruit and how it came to be established as the flagship of citrus in Texas. The museum is located at 500 S. Texas. Call (956) 968-9142 for more information.