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Upcoming Events in South Texas Plains

Eagle Pass

Christmas on Main

Dec. 19

The ninth annual celebration is a local tradition with live performances, food, music, and entertain...

Maverick County Junior Livestock Show and Sale

Jan. 19-25

This show and sale features the Western Queen Pageant, sixth annual Chuy Sanchez Memorial Cowboy Bre...

Edinburg

Fiesta Edinburg and Parade

Feb. 20-23

Edinburg Chamber's largest annual celebration is not only a big party, but it also honors an importa...

Laredo

Laredo Birding Festival

Feb. 5-8

This festival highlights over 200 species of spectacular birds. Laredo is a dynamic city that bridge...

Mcallen

Christmas Tree Forest

Nov. 23-Jan. 5

See a forest of Christmas trees decorated by classes and clubs in the theme of Nostalgic Christmas i...

Webelos Workshop: Art Explosion

Jan. 5

Take a guided tour of the current art exhibits and learn about the techniques behind the artworks. C...

Workshop: Young Adventurers—Super Stacker

Jan. 7

Young Adventurers are early childhood workshops that introduce young scientists and artists to basic...

Homeschool Days: Robotics

Jan. 8

These special workshops explore STEM concepts for K-12th graders. With Robotics, elementary students...

Winter Texan Expo

Jan. 14-15

The largest Winter Texan Expo in South Texas, shop over 200 vendors with 10,000 attendees. You can g...

Webelos Workshop: Earth Rocks!

Jan. 18

Become a geologist as you hunt for rocks, learn about geological features in the Rio Grande Valley, ...

Daisy Girl Scouts: Space Science Explorer

Jan. 19

Put on your astronaut suit and get ready to explore the sun, the moon, and the stars. Learn how to u...

Junior Girl Scouts: Drawing

Jan. 25

Explore the world of drawing as you learn about different drawing techniques and styles. Then, prese...

Homeschool Days: Life Science

Feb. 5

These special workshops explore STEM concepts for K-12th graders. With Life Science, elementary stud...

Cadette Girl Scouts: Book Artist

Feb. 15

View the collection of antique books, learn about bookbinding, and mend a book. This workshop covers...

Cadette Girl Scouts: Outdoor Art Apprentice

Feb. 29

Be inspired by nature as you create art outdoors, learn about female artists, and experiment with na...

Homeschool Workshop: Marine Biology

March 4

Head to the IMAS for these special hands-on workshops that explore STEAM concepts for K-12th grade. ...

Junior Girl Scouts Workshop: Animal Habitats

March 7

Meet the Ambassador Animals up close, build a bird’s nest, and learn how to protect animal habitat...

Brownie Girl Scouts Workshop: Cybersecurity

March 7

Learn about the basics of computer safety and investigate a cybersecurity breach at the museum. The ...

Cadette Girl Scouts: Special Agent

March 21

Put your observation and critical thinking skills to the test as you solve a mystery at the museum. ...

Boy Scout Workshop: Art

March 21

Learn about the elements of art and the principles of design on a guided tour of the museum. Create ...

Homeschool Workshop: Art History

April 1

Explore these hands-on workshops that explore STEAM concepts for K-12th grade. For this art history ...

Night at the Brew-seum

April 4

The 12th annual event pairs great local food with craft beer and music. Brew-seum started over a dec...

Young Adventurers Workshop: Bubble Bubble

April 7

These workshops introduce young scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a themed...

Bunny Bash

April 11

Join along for an egg-cellent celebration all day. There is an egg hunt, museum activities, exhibits...

Young Adventurers Workshop: Sink or Float

May 5

These workshops introduce young scientists and artists to basic concepts. Each day features a themed...

Mission

Wild Gardening Festival

April 18-21

Presenters share their knowledge and experience with gardeners, from newbie to naturalist-level, in ...

San Antonio

Ford Holiday Boat Caroling

Dec. 5-22

Sing in the holidays by caroling with friends and family from a boat on the River Walk. Celebrate th...

Ford Fiesta de las Luminarias

Dec. 6-22

Experience the holiday serenity of the River Walk as you stroll along the lush banks of the San Anto...

Alamo Lights

Dec. 6-29

Join along for the third annual Alamo Lights ceremony, where the lights on the grounds of the Alamo ...

Fiesta de las Luminarias

Dec. 6-8, 13-15, 20-21

Starting at dusk, stroll along the banks of the San Antonio River guided by more than 2,000 luminari...

Christmas at the Cavern

Dec. 7-23

Hear your favorite carols echo through Texas’ largest underground cavern. Get pictures with Santa ...

Square Thru at the Alamo Dance

Jan. 17-18

Square dancing is a fun activity that is good for the body and brain. It's a clean, family-oriented ...

Let's Rodeo Ball

Jan. 18

This major fundraising event for the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Scholarship Fund is an upscale...

Barbecue Cookoff and Festival

Jan. 24-25

Featuring some of the world's best competitive barbecue teams, live music, family activities, a trad...

Celine Dion in Concert

Jan. 30

The pop music legend brings her world tour to San Antonio, singing hits like "My Heart Will Go On" a...

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