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Fair, 101 F

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Fri - Partly Cloudy. High: 101 Low: 79
Sat - Partly Cloudy. High: 102 Low: 79
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Valley Entertainment Calendar

August 1

  • American country music singer, songwriter, guitarist Steve Wariner will be in the Valley for a one-night performance at the Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage. The show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets, $20 for general admission and $30 for reserved seating, are available at ticketmaster.com or the Center Box Office in Pharr.

August 1-2

  • It’s Omnicon 2014 at the McAllen Convent Center, corner of Ware Rd. and Expressway 83 for a weekend of video games, comics, music and anime. Meet the Rangers from the movie and TV show: David Yost, Katherine Sutherland, Walter Emmanual Jones and Karan Ashley.A two-day pass is $50. The $65 Omnicon Fan Pack offers a two-day pass, and official T-shirt, poster and collectible program. The $80 Omnipass gets you to the head of the line, T-shirt, poster, collectible program and a VIP badge. Go to omnicononline.com to register.

August 2

  • Nord Boxing presents James “King” De La Rosa vs. Fabian Reyes in “Judgement Day,” a main event for the Texas Middleweight Title. The night includes a seven-flight line-up of matches beginning at 7 p.m. Luis “Flash” Castro is pitted against David Muñoz for the co-main event. Other match-ups include Rolando “Rola” Garza vs. Gregorio Garza; Ricardo “Tato” Lamas vs. Rafael Hernandez; Carlos Treviño vs. Hector “Aguilita” Gutierrez; Roel “Leon” Moreno vs. Jesus “Tiburon” Ledezma; and Enrique Alvarez (challenger to be announced). Erica “Drummerboy” Molina (challenger to be announced) will be featured in a special attraction bout. Reserved seating is $25. VIP table seating is $55 to $75. Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com, the Events Center Box Office or by calling 278-8857.

August 7

  • Enjoy “Epic” for a free Family Movie Night on the Lawn at the Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave. Arrive by 8 p.m. and bring a lawn chair or a blanket to stretch out. Movie snacks can be purchased at the concession stand. The show starts at sundown. Call 580-8646 for further information.

August 9

  • State Farm Arena in Hidalgo hosts Mexican singing star Marco Antonio Solis for an 8 p.m. performance. Tickets range from $56.50 to $122 and are available at ticketmaster.com.

August 10

  • Grammy Award winner Dwight Yoakam will be on stage at the Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage, for a 7 p.m. performance. General admission-SRO tickets are $30. Reserved tables are $50. VIP $75 tickets include one item signed by Yoakam, meet-n-greet with photo, two signature guitar picks used by him, and a prime front row ticket. VIP tickets are limited to Tables 6 through 10. Go to ticketmaster.com for tickets.

August 14

  • “Mr. Peabody and Sherman” is the next featured film for the free Family Movie Night on the Lawn at the Mission Historical Museum, 900 Doherty Ave. Arrive by 8 p.m. and bring a lawn chair or a blanket to stretch out. Movie snacks can be purchased at the concession stand. The show starts at sundown. Call 580-8646 for further information.

August 15

  • Toby Keith’s “Shut Up and Hold On” tourcomes to the Pharr Events Center, 3000 N. Cage. Special guest Jack Ingram opens the show. Doors open at 2 p.m., and the show starts at 3 p.m. Tickets are $50 for general admission and $85 VIP and are available at ticketmaster.com or the Events Center Box Office.
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