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Hawaiian Bubble Concert in the Park

20220803 Quinta Picture1Cool off and relax while listening to the tropical sounds of Ache de Barrio with E Hula Mai dancers and bubbles everywhere at Quinta Mazatlan in McAllen. On Thursday, August 11th from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. dress in colorful Hawaiian Luau attire and bring bubbles for the outdoor concert in the park.

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Movies at the Lighthouse

Movies at LighthouseThe Port Isabel is bringing back a tradition that was started in 2004 – Movies at the Lighthouse. Movies will be projected on the side of the historical Port Isabel Lighthouse. No admission fee, Concessions will be available. The lighthouse will be open until 9 p.m. for tours (tours do have an admission). Movies start at 9 p.m.

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Winter Texans enjoy 46th Tourist Day in Nuevo Progreso

20220330 Nuevo DSC 0117 1By Herb Moering

Tourist Day in Nuevo Progreso, Mexico was a “breeze” for Winter Texans attending the all-day appreciation of visitors’ celebration on March 21.

Despite the strong gusts of wind, Winter Texans enjoyed the entertainment, the trinkets, and the food, which included free tamales as the visitors came across the international bridge over the Rio Grande River.

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Onion was center of attention at Onion Fest

20220330 Onion Fest IMG 6175Thousands of people walked the downtown streets of Weslaco, celebrating what may have been the nicest day of the year to date, in honor of the 1015 onion.

They ate, drank and were entertained – or entertaining - as the much-loved onion, known as the “million-dollar baby” took center stage at the annual festival that returned after a COVID-19 pandemic halt.

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Art Walk kicks off Irish Fest

20220330 Irish PBMA7305 PRINTThe McAllen Art Walk will kick-off the Irish Fest on Friday, April 1, at the McAllen Incubator, located at 601 N Main St; premiering the gallery exhibit for the month of April. The exhibit is a multimedia and interactive art experience created by a team of Rio Grande Valley artists in all types of mediums, from classic acrylic on canvas to textural projections, photography, and guided storytelling.

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WOST Air Show takes off April 2

20220330 WOST REDLINE2019 colorNAS KINGSVILLE – The 2022 Wings Over South Texas (WOST) Air Show is almost here – and it promises to be a great one.

The feature act is the U.S Navy’s Blue Angels, but many more acts will also perform.

Times and acts are subject to change, but the show is expected to open with a parachute jump by the U.S. Army’s Silver Wings Jump Team, with World Aerobatics Champion Rob Holland in the air as well.

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