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Guide to February Events in the RGV

What’s Happening in February? {RGV Family-Friendly Events}

The February Events Guide is brought to you by the Museum of South Texas History. This February, take some time to explore local outings and events with the kids. Whether in McAllen, Brownsville, Harlingen, SPI, Rio Grande City, Mission, Edinburg, Weslaco, or anywhere in between, this guide is for you! Our community calendar is a [...]
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Skill Series: Woodworking

Interested in learning a new skill or learning about a certain art form? Join the EWBC and get your creative juices flowing as we invite local artists to offer an array of skills classes. Will any of these artist skills become you favorite newly acquired skill? Come along this creative journey with us and see.

*Registration Required at least TWO DAYS prior to program**
December 9th: Woodcarving
January 20th: Wool Spinning with Elizabeth Perdomo
February 24th: Quilting/Sewing
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Fee: Varies. Please call for rates

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Skill Series: Nature Sketching with Linda McGonigle

Interested in learning a new skill or learning about a certain art form? Join the EWBC and get your creative juices flowing as we invite local artists to offer an array of skills classes. Will any of these artist skills become you favorite newly acquired skill? Come along this creative journey with us and see.

*Registration Required at least TWO DAYS prior to program**
Times: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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Butterfly Garden in a Pot

Create a beautiful butterfly-attracting garden in a container for your back patio or porch. Join us as we walk you through the steps of plant selection, design, and care & maintenance. Participants will be provided with all the materials needed to create a take-home multi-plant large patio container. For more information or to register, please call 956-381-9922 or visit www.EdinburgWBC.org
*Registration and payment required at least 2 days before the program*

Date: Saturday, October 21st
Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Fee: $35 per container

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RGV Halloween Festivals

Halloween Fun [RGV 2017]

Costumes are ready. Kids are excited. Halloween is around the corner. Here is a roundup of the festivals and trunk-or-treats happening all around the Rio Grande Valley! Know of any more events? Let us know in the comments below our post! Need a pumpkin??? Read our guide to 2017 Pumpkin Patches with details about when and where. […]

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Grace Heritage Ranch Homestead Tour

March through June – Join us on Saturdays promptly at 10 a.m. for an educational adventure. This is by appointment only (Call 956-230-6902 or visit our website. We are in a rural location, so leave home early to give yourself plenty of time to find us. Late arrivals cannot join once we have left the Visitor’s Center. Gates open 30 minutes before start times.

This is an outdoor activity of approximately 2 and 1/2 hours. The weather will dictate your level of comfort, so please dress accordingly for the conditions. For safety and comfort, all guests will need sturdy, close-toed walking shoes. You will be walking through our fields, pastures, and animal areas which have uneven ground, bare soil, and pasture grass. In the event of a recent rain, the ground will be muddy. If dangerous weather conditions are predicted for the day you want to visit, we may find it necessary to cancel. Since weather could be an issue, please check weather conditions and notices on the website the day of your visit or call us at 1-844-Visit-GHR (847-4844) for a recorded message.

Open on Saturdays (weather permitting) for groups of 4 or more paying guests by reservation only. Reservations taken by email on our CONTACT US page or by calling 956-230-6902, or leaving a message at 1-844-Visit-GHR (847-4844).
Reservations must be made by Friday at noon.

We gladly accept cash and checks on your arrival.

$8 Children – $10 Adults – $9 Seniors

Or, you can purchase tickets in advance online using your credit/debit card. Sorry, we don’t process credit/debit cards at the welcome center.

Don’t forget to print out and sign the Indemnity form. We’ll provide one for you to sign when you arrive in case you forget to bring one.
GPS seems to work best when used with:
27539 Co Rd 1651, Santa Monica, TX

Google Maps pinpoints us best by searching with the words “Grace Heritage Ranch“.

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Big Red’s Ranch Family Day

***We are sad to announce that we are going to have to cancel family day!! We will reschedule it for Saturday, April 8 from 3 to 5. Please help us to spread the word! ***

Come join Big Red’s Ranch for their family day: a day for families to connect with one another and enjoy nature! At Big Red, you can go canoeing, enjoy petting and brushing horses, play human foosball and Gaga ball, feed chickens, and simply walk around to enjoy the 60 acres of lush land. Other animals include peacocks, Koi fish, bunnies, baby quail, goats, pigs, donkies and dogs.

The ranch simply asks for a donation in exchange for a visit to support their future camps and events.

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Kwik Stix Painting Party

Birthday Fun: Throw a Kwik Stix Painting Party

We are thrilled partner with The Pencil Grip to share our experience using their products. The Pencil Grip supplied us with a variety of Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paints, but artwork and opinions are 100% our own!Imagine this: 15 kids all painting at your kitchen table. Dozens of painting tools scattered everywhere. Artwork being posted […]

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