COMING ATTRACTIONS

January 15-17

  • The 2021 McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Memorial Run will be held as a virtual race experience and supported by a series of virtual events. Runners will have the option to complete their race distance anywhere and anytime during those dates or with an option to defer to 2022. Runners currently registered for the 2021 McAllen Marathon Scott Crane Memorial Run will receive an email with additional details on how to make their selection. All virtual participants will receive a runner box that will include a runner shirt and bib along with sponsor gifts.   Finisher medals will be available for pickup during a drive-thru finish line event held the week after the virtual event. Registration is available at www.mcallenmarathon.com.

January 15-18

  • Visit the Holiday Sandcastle Village & Light Show on South Padre Island to see unique holiday-themed sculptures created by sand artists. The light show is located directly in front of the entrance of the Village. Social distancing is required. The sculptures are on view and open daily from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. near Louie’s Backyard & Gravity Park.  The light show runs from 6 to 9 p.m.

January 20

  • Workshop Wednesday at the International Museum of Art & Science runs from 3 to 4 p.m. for “Sketching in Real Life,” and is presented live on the IMAS Facebook page. Participants will learn sketching techniques to quickly draw images from real life. The free kit includes a sketchbook, sketching pencil set, and sharpener all in a travel case. For ages 12 and up, participants can register for the kit and then tune into the live workshop on Jan. 20 for a chance to win a journaling set. Kits are free but supplies are limited. Kit pickup is every Saturday prior to the workshop from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. For registration or more information, go to theimasonline.org or call 956-681-2800. IMAS is located at 1900 W. Nolana Ave.

January 22

  • UTRGV Patron of the Arts hosts the senior viola recital of Aaron Barrera at 7 p.m. at www.youtube.com. The performance features the works by J.S. Bach, Weber, Hummel, and Hindemith. Barrera is a UTRGV music education major under Dr. Joel Pagán’s tutelage.

February

February 5

  • The UTRGV Flute Studio Recital premieres at 7 p.m. on the UTRGV Patron of the Arts page on www.youtube.com. Students and faculty members of the UTRGV Flute Studio, under the direction of Dr. Krista Jobson, celebrates the work of the studio members studio while preparing students for their full recitals, auditions, competitions, and juries.

February 9

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Engineering begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to learn the basics of mechanical engineering through simple mechanics. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Kit pickup is Friday, Feb. 5, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

February 20

  • Cody Johnson’s Under the Stars concert is coming to HEB Park, 1616 S. Raul Longoria Rd. in Edinburg. For VIP info, call 956-827-8349 or 956-454-6358. Tickets are available at hebparkrgv.com or the venue’s box office.

March

March 3

  • This is the deadline date for entries in the 2021 “Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest.” All Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 are invited to participate. Artwork should be based on the theme “Treasures of the Texas Coast” and portray why the Texas coast is important or noteworthy to the participating student. The top 40 pieces of art will appear in a 2022 calendar which will be distributed throughout the state. All entries must be postmarked by Wednesday, March 3, 2021. For more information, guidelines, prize information and an entry form for the art contest, visit the Adopt-A-Beach website at www.texasadoptabeach.org.

March 6

  • The RGV Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s South Texas Sporting Skeet Shoot will be held at Mi Ranchito Sporting Clays, Hwy. 281 and Old Fountain Rd. in Linn San Manuel. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Clays start flying at 9:15 a.m.  Shooters provide their own gun, ammunition, hear and eye protection. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  Door prizes, bucket drawings and a live auction round out the event. Fees are $300 for a three-person team, Annie Oakley is $20 per person, and Mulligans are $10 each, with a maximum of four per shooter.  Bell Pepper Shots are $20 per person. Prizes are $900 for first place, $600 for second and $300 for third.  Overall high top male and female shooters receive $100 each.  Youth division, age 17 and under, receive a first place buckle for the male and female shooters. For more informatio or to become a sponsor, call 956-928-0060.

March 9

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Women in Science begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to experiment with matter in different forms and learn about women scientists from the past and present. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 956-681-2800 for questions. Kit pickup is Friday, March 5, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

April

April 6

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Zoology begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to experiment with matter in different forms and learn about women scientists from the past and present. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 956-681-2800 for questions. Kit pickup is Friday, April 2, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, April 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

May

May 4

  • The International Museum of Art & Science Homeschool Days: Oceanography begins at 2 p.m. for 3rd to 5th graders to experiment with matter in different forms and learn about women scientists from the past and present. An activity kit is provided, but supplies like scissors, glue, and writing and coloring tools are not included. Registrants will be emailed a pickup confirmation, a digital copy of the lesson, and the webinar link. Cost is $6 for IMAS members and $10 for general registration. Registration is required; space is limited. Call 956-681-2800 for questions. Kit pickup is Friday, April 30, from 2 to5 p.m. and Saturday, May 1, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 956-681-2800 for questions.

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