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November 13, 2019 - Valley Calendar

The Weslaco Area Chamber of Commerce hosts Winter Texan Coffee Bar inside the Visitor Center Lobby from November to March. Free coffee and pastries, Monday – Friday. Winter Texans can come in and enjoy one of several educational movies we have on the RGV Sugar Growers, Historic Ranches of the RGV and nature videos.

November 14 – The Rio Grande Woodcarvers will be from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Loop, in Pharr. Event is held every Thursday through March 26. Free admission, everyone welcome. Call (956) 761-1986 for more information.

November 14-17 – South Texas College presents Rick Johnston’s farce comedy Cahoots. Individual tickets and Season passes can be purchased online at https://kioskportal.southtexascollege.edu/marketplace.aspx. For more information about STC Theatre, call (956) 872-2301.

November 16 – SandCamp Saturdays are held every Saturday, from 5 to 6 p.m. at City Beach Access #16 on South Padre Island, weather permitting. SandCamp is an educational project of Sand Castle Island Inc. Participants learn the fundamentals of sand castle construction using kid’s toys and ordinary objects that anyone might have on a trip to the beach, as well as the concept of Unlittering, awareness of sea life, and the life of the coast and shoreline. SandCamp is free for everyone.

November 21 – The Rio Grande Woodcarvers will be from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Nomad Shrine Club, 1044 W. Nolana Loop, in Pharr. Event is held every Thursday through March 26. Free admission, everyone welcome. Call (956) 761-1986 for more information.

November 21 – Alfresco Weslaco will be held in Historic Downtown Weslaco (every third Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. There will be live music, vendors, a classic car show and more. For more information, call (956) 969-0838.

November 22-24 – Beads, jewelry, gifts and more at the North American Jewelry and Gift Show held at the McAllen Convention Center. Event is being held 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. You can preregister for the event at www.NAShows.com.

November 22 – Harlingen Concert Association hosts Broadway Bound at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium, 1204 Fair Park Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. For more information or to purchase season tickets, visit www.HarlingenConcert.com or contact the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium box office, (956) 216-5990. The box office is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

November 23 – SandCamp Saturdays are held every Saturday, from 5 to 6 p.m. at City Beach Access #16 on South Padre Island, weather permitting. SandCamp is an educational project of Sand Castle Island Inc. Participants learn the fundamentals of sand castle construction using kid’s toys and ordinary objects that anyone might have on a trip to the beach, as well as the concept of Unlittering, awareness of sea life, and the life of the coast and shoreline. SandCamp is free for everyone.

November 27 – The City of McAllen will host the 6th Annual Light Up the Holidays: Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center. New this year will be a Santa’s Circle illuminated park.

December 2-3 – Broadway in McAllen will present Blue Man Group Speechless Tour at 7:30 p.m. on both nights. For tickets and showtimes, visit www.liveinmcallen.com or call (888) 200-4035.

December 4 – Internationally renowned “La Jaiba Downs” crab races are held on the Quarterdeck Lounge Raceway on Wednesday nights where the host, Isla Grand Beach Resort, gives away “Grand” dollars good for food and refreshments on the property. The races are held from 7 to 9 p.m. The resort is located at 500 Padre Blvd. at South Padre Island.