1. August 6 – 7 – McAllen, Texas – 24 Hours of Action and Service
6:30 PM – 5 PM
“America! Meet us in McAllen, TX, on August 6th for 24 hours of action and service. Book your hotel rooms NOW!”
2. August 10 – SXSM Presents: “¡Vamos Pal Centro!”
8 PM – 2 AM
E Adams St, Brownsville, TX 78520, United States
“Join us as we introduce a collaborative nightlife event in beautiful downtown Brownsville! Seven locations will host various live original bands and performers in this South by Southmost special program. Taking place at Half Moon Saloon, The Kraken Lounge, Double Trouble, The Library at La Rioja, Spanish Moon Cafe, Dodici Pizza and Wine and El Hueso de Fraile. coffee, music & tea
Cannon the Dealers
DJ Arno V
Redemption by Cutting Fists
Secrets told in silence
and more tba
Night starts at 8pm! FREE SHOWCASES!”
3. August 11 – Cannabis Open Carry Walks (112) SPI
10 AM – 8 PM
South Padre Island Beach Access #5
“Join us on the beach all day as we educate people about the amazing therapeutical benefits of cannabis.
Mark Tippetts – Libertarian Running for Governor of Texas
Kory Watkins – Cannabis Open Carry Walks
Anthony Cristo- Libertarian Running for Congress in District 15”
4. August 11 – 4th Annual Hernandez-Brownsville Music Fest BMF
3 PM – 2 AM
1237 E. Adams St., Brownsville, Texas 78520
“The most innovative and diverse festival in all the valley hits the streets of downtown Brownsville Saturday August 11th!
The 4th annual Homegrown Hernandez —Brownsville Music Fest “BMF”
Historic Market Square
1123 E. Adams St. Brownsville, TX.
2 STAGES WITH A VAST VARIETY OF MUSIC AND SURPRISES!
Guests this year include:
Host— Q94.5’s “Rock and Roll James”
A special tribute to BROWNSVILLE’s own
Jimmy Gonzalez (Full Band!)
(final Valley show ever!)
10 FOOT OVERHEAD
THE WORLD AND BACK”
5. August 11 – Community Camp Outs
6:00 PM – 8:00 AM
National Butterfly Center
“The AUGUST 11 Community Camp Out. ahead of our RECLAIM THE RIVER festival is now FREE!!! In addition, we have about a dozen tents available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. In order to reserve a tent, you must REGISTER ONLINE and complete the liability waiver/release.
The Camp Out will begin at from 6 pm, Saturday, August 11, at the National Butterfly Center. There will be optional planned outdoor activities, such as night hikes, owl searches and black lighting for insects and other creatures of the night, all led by trained staff.
This is the perfect camping opportunity for beginners, who may be uncertain about striking out on their own, as well as for experienced campers who just want to stay, here, in the midst of the Lower Rio Grande Wildlife Conservation Corridor.
Pre-registration for the community camp-outs are required. This can be done online at www.NationalButterflyCenter.org. Additional details about these camp-outs are available online as well.”
6. August 12 – Reclaim the River: Beach Party on the Banks of the Rio Grande
9 AM – 2 PM
National Butterfly Center
“Join us for a FREE day of fun at the National Butterfly Center! We’re hosting a “beach party” on the banks of the Rio Grande River! Pack a picnic and the whole family for a variety of great activities, like Segway test drives, sand castle building with Sandyfeet, fishing, bird walks and guided hikes, a hayride, Project Wild Aquatic at our new wetland, guerrilla gardening, a native wildlife petting zoo, tug o’ war over an open mud pit and MORE! Bring your bikes and beach chairs for outdoor exploration, sunbathing, butterflying and a our blessing of the river, once a vibrant recreational area that will soon be cut off behind the Border Wall. Families interested in camping out the night before are also invited to sleep over under the stars with our staff, and experience the beauty and tranquility of this wild and wonderful place as few others have. This event will commemorate the one-year anniversary of the March to Save Mission. We will have food vendors and add participants as we receive their commitments.”
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