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November 28, 2018 - Valley Calendar

Nov. 28-Jan. 1: The Brownsville Heritage museum presents the 2018 Holiday Village, located at Dean Porter Park, 501 E. Ringgold St., in Brownsville. Dean Porter Park will have new residents and a tiny village of Christmas-themed cottages. Admission is free, and the park is open from 8 a.m.- 10 p.m. Weeknights, and until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Call (956) 548-1313 for questions.

Nov. 26: The McAllen Convention Center will host the fifth annual “Light Up the Holidays With McAllen” Christmas Tree Lighting from 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the McAllen Convention Center's Oval Park, located at 700 Convention Center Blvd., McAllen. There is no charge – and Santa will make an appearance.

Nov. 28-Dec. 20: The Pharr Community Theater, located at 213 Newcombe Ave. in Pharr, will present a “Tejano Christmas Carol, an annual performance that has been localized from the Charles Dickens Classic. Advanced ticket sales and more information will be announced soon. For more information call (956) 600-9463.

Nov. 29: The Harlingen Concert Association presents “Trash” at 7:30 p.m. at the Harlingen Municipal Auditorium , 1204 Fair Park Blvd. Trash is entertainment with a conscience. An urban-themed Broadway-style production that performs on custom instruments made from recycled materials. The interactive performance of singing, break-dancing and comedy leave the audience not only entertained but inspired to spread peace, love, and recycling. Visit for tickets.

Nov. 30: The UTRGV Master Chorale and Brownsville Festival Chorus, Orchestra, and guest soloists will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah, conducted by Dr. Sean Taylor at 7 p.m. at the TSC Arts Center, located at 90 Taylor Ave. in Brownsville. The concert will also feature choirs from Pace, Rivera, Lopez, Veterans, Porter, Los Fresnos, San Benito and Harlingen South High School. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for seniors and students and can be purchased at

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