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Guide to November Family Fun [2017]

November Events in the RGV


Buckets of Fun at Quinta Mazatlan (Weekly)

Every Thursday, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Preschool children and their parents will have BUCKETS OF FUN with hands-on, nature-inspired lessons filled with song, discovery, socializing, movement and exploration! Adults and children must dress for outdoor activities. 

Mozart and Me Music Class (Weekly)

Fridays in October and November at 10:00 – 10:45 am
Quinta Mazatlan, McAllen

Share in the joy of music-making and learning how your child is developing, all while strengthening your relationship with your child. Taught by Dr. Diana Seitz, Professor of Music at UTRGV.

RGV World Vegan Day Community Fest

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 7:00 pm
Yerberia Cultura • 613 S 17th St, McAllen

Scarecrow Trail & Scenic Arts Festival 

Saturday, Nov. 4, 1-5 pm
Edinburg Scenic Wetlands & WBC • 714 Raul Longoria, Edinburg

MoonRiser 5K

Saturday, Nov. 4, 4:30 PM

Westside Park, McAllen

Coffee Date with RGV Moms 

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 9 – 11 am
MoonBeans Coffee (McAllen) • 5401 N. 10th Street, Suite 102

Join us for our next Coffee Date of the school year! Get out and mingle with some moms, bring the kids, have a cup of joe, and gather. MoonBeans will treat our moms to a small cup of coffee or give them some love and try their specialty drinks and delicious food. We will also have a special guest joining us at this Coffee Date, Catia Holm

Grace Heritage Ranch Homeschool Days :: Nov. 7th

Costco Mom Hour with RGV Moms!

Friday, Nov. 10, 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Costco Warehouse, Pharr

It’s back for a third year in a row! Membership special is available now through the day of the Mom Hour. Join us on Nov. 10th for delicious Costco breakfast, early shopping, mom time and mingling!

Costco Mom Hour 2017 RGV Pharr warehouse November 10


Hairspray the Musical :: Nov. 10

Covenant Christian Colonial Holiday Festival

Friday, Nov. 10, 5:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Covenant Christian Academy (McAllen) • 4201 N. Ware Rd.

This will be a memorable time as we share with the community a glimpse of our American heritage. The campus will be transformed into an early colonial township where visitors may enjoy the nostalgia in a school house. 
Battle Reenactment in field at 5:30-6pm
Colonial Grounds open 6-9pm
Carnival rides and food open 6-10pm

McAllen Book Festival

Saturday, Nov. 11, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

McAllen Public Library • 4001 N. 23rd., McAllen

Annual Fall Festival and Health Fair – Los Fresnos :: Nov. 11th

Mother-Daughter Campout at Town Lake :: Nov. 11th

Veterans Day Parade and Fireworks – Pharr

Saturday, Nov. 11, 4:30-8 PM – City of Pharr

Lighting of the Tree – La Feria :: Nov. 16

Smokin’Hwy 100 Cook-off & Festival 

Friday, Nov. 17, 12 pm / Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 am 

Los Fresnos Rodeo • 500 E Ocean Blvd, Los Fresnos, TX

Come join the Los Fresnos Rodeo Committee at our inagural Smokin Hwy 100 Cook-off & Festival. Sanctioned by ICBA 

Youth Quilting Class :: Nov. 18th

Mom and Son Date Night :: Nov. 18th

Mariposa Monarca Migration Festival :: Nov. 18th

All Saints 5K Color Run

Saturday, Nov. 18, 7:30 AM – 11 AM

Saint Martin De Porres School • 901 N. TX Blvd, Weslaco, TX

San Martin de Porres welcomes you to join us as we run, walk, and jog while raising funds for our school! This fun run/walk is open to EVERYONE in the community and we hope to see you there!

Pedal to Gobble Wobble :: Nov. 23

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September 2017

Young Adventurer (Event Series)

September 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - May 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
International Museum of Art and Science, 1900 Nolana
McAllen, TX 78504 United States
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Free - $55

IMAS Young Adventurer Days are special hands-on programs that help introduce our youngest scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a special themed story time and an engaging hands-on activity. Programs last approximately 30-45 minutes and take place the first Wednesday of every month from September – May. Children must be ages 5 or younger. RATES: IMAS Member: $5/Non-Member $10. *To register today, call our reservationist at (956) 682-0123, weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Workshop time: 10:00 a.m.

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October 2017

Senior Saturdays (Event Series)

October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 7, 2018 @ 11:30 am
International Museum of Art and Science, 1900 Nolana
McAllen, TX 78504 United States
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Free - $55

Join us on the first Saturday of the month from October- April for a gallery tour in one of our fine art galleries. Following the tour, participants will learn about various art techniques during a hands-on workshop. Light pastries, coffee and tea are provided. Ages 55+. $2 for members/ $7 for non-members, includes the cost of general admission

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November 2017

2nd Annual Turkey Drive

November 19, 2017 - November 20, 2017
Shoot for the Stars Foundation, 3900 N. 10th St. Suite 1055
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Shoot For The Stars Foundation will be hosting the 2nd Annual Turkey Drive on Sunday November 19, 2017 at Aylyn's EventCenter in San Juan from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. We would like to thank all the sponsors for your continued support. **First Come, First Served**

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Edinburg: Wind Ensemble

November 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, 1201 W University Dr
Edinburg, TX 78539 United States
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The UTRGV Wind Ensemble is composed of student musicians from the Rio Grande Valley area and performs an eclectic variety of literature for winds and percussion. Conductor Saul Torres will lead the ensemble in a performance of music that includes: "Toccata Marziale" by Ralph Vaughn Williams, "Tuba Concerto" by Martin Ellerby, featuring Associate Professor of Tuba Dr. Scott Roeder, "Four Scottish Dances" by Malcolm Arnold, "Wine-Dark Sea Symphony for Band" by John Mackey and "The Battle of Shiloh" by C.…

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Nature Tots: Nature Sounds

November 25, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

A special hour of "nature play" designed specifically for our youngest visitors- ages 1-3. Children explore the feelings and sounds of a variety of nature items, such as sands, rocks, water, sticks, and mud in hands-on, exploratory stations set up in a different weekly theme. Date: Saturdays Time: 9:30- 10:30 am Fee: $3 program fee per child (Adults: $3 regular admission, $2 seniors).

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November 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
McAllen Creative Incubator, 601 N Main St
McAllen, 78501 United States
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One big day to sample-shop-socialize We will have ... Jewerly & Fashion, Cosmetics & Skin Care, Househould & Crafts, Beauty & Health, Pastry & Services!!! -RAFFLES at the vendors' table---sign up -GIVEAWAYS - register as you coming for a chance to win SAMSUNG Tablet (valued $150) -a free swag bag (first 100 attendees) FREE samples, makeovers, and much more Vendors/Sponsors :Details/apply online at NOTE: everyone MUST apply to be consider as participant (prior only types name and lastname and…

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Merry Tuba Christmas

November 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nikki Rowe High School, 2101 N Ware Rd
McAllen, TX 78501 United States
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Come join us for the annual RGV TubaChristmas and listen to 450 tubas and euphoniums perform holiday classics. This annual event in its 29th year will be held at the Gym at Nikki Rowe High School in McAllen. The concert is free to attend.

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Light Up the Holidays with McAllen: 4th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

November 27, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for McAllen's 4th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting at the McAllen Convention Center's Oval Park. Special appreances by the one and only Santa Claus and The McAllen Wind Ensemble! Date: Monday, November 27, 2017 Time: 6:30 PM Location: McAllen Convention Center - Oval Park

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December to Remember

November 30, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dream Dinners, 12129 N.RR 620 Suite 447
Austin, 78750 United States
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December to Remember Fundraiser For all of the fundraisers we supported throughout 207. If you would like to support one of our foundations please RSVP to this link for our 6:00 pm session and for the 7:00 session. Password is D2R. All you need to do is in the admin. note box add which organization which you would like to support. Some of the foundations are: Breast Cancer Resource Center of Austin, TX, The LIFE Project, Westwood Project Graduation…

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Buckets of Fun: Fun with Nature’s Sounds and Feelings

November 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Preschool children and their parents will have BUCKETS OF FUN with hands-on, nature- inspired lessons filled with song, discovery, socializing, movements and exploration! Adults and children must dress for outdoor activities. Date: Thursdays Time: 10:00- 11:00 am Fee: $3 program fee per child. (Adults: $3 regular admission, $2 seniors) Large groups, please register in advance.

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One Response to Guide to November Family Fun [2017]

  1. Ana November 2, 2017 at 6:45 pm #

    Do you have a master list of local places offering incentives/rewards for A honor rolls on report cards? I’m looking for lower RGV places. Thanks.

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