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Llano Grande Quilt Show Planned

2016 Quilting Bee Quilt Show Group WavingQuilters from Llano Grande invite Winter Texans to their eighth annual quilt show, “Bordeaux Elegance,” to be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Over 200 quilted items will be on display in the Hynes Event Center, at Llano Grande, 2215 East West Blvd., in Mercedes. (GPS use 489 Yolanda). Admission is $2. Lunch will be available.

‘Chuy’s Cantina,’ A Radio Show Theater Performance

The Rio Grande Valley Radio Theater, organized by Tom Fuschetto, college instructor at South Texas College, and Tom Peters, retired broadcaster and watch material salesman presents live radio show theater plays written and directed by Fuschetto.

The plays are performed in a radio broadcast studio setting with the two Toms reading scripts and acting out the many radio show characters, including background sound effects. 

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NPBR coming to RGV Livestock Showgrounds Jan. 28-29

The hottest eight seconds of the year is back and it’s bigger and better than ever. The National Professional Bull Riders (NPBR) will bring some of the nation’s top bull riders to Mercedes for a two-day event on Jan. 28-29. The show will be held in the Payne Auto Arena located at the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show complex in Mercedes.

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Richard Lynch performing in RGV

Country musician Richard Lynch and his band and will be performing in the Rio Grande Valley this season. Lynch, who lives in Waynesville, Ohio, is a designer and builder of barns when he is not working on his farm or playing music. But in spite of farming and barn building, he and his band find time to write and perform a number of chart-topping hits, giving countless performances each year. In addition to classic country he and the band also play western swing, rock-a-billy and outlaw country music.

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Favorite Winter Texan show returns

For those who missed “The Life and Times of Winter Texans” by Eric Wiley, a University of Texas-RGV professor of theatre. The show can be seen again on Sunday, Jan. 29, at 2 p.m. at the McAllen Library Auditorium, 4001 N. 23rd Street.  Admission is $10 and the box office opens one hour prior to the show. For reservations call (956) 802-3716.

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