Park News

4th Annual Paella Festival Cookoff Competition

The Annual Brownsville Historical Association presents the Brownsville Paella Festival and Cook Off Competition. A celebration of Hispanic History, for the last four years, this event has explored a unique part of history and culture through its paella cooking team competition. In past years, the cooking teams, judges, and attendees have enjoyed the friendly competition […]

Día de los Muertos – 14th annual festival on October 28th

Join the Museum of South Texas History for our 14th annual Día de los Muertos festival on October 28th. Enjoy local food vendors, live music performances, face painting, a community altar exhibit, crafts, activities, Mexican artisans, photograph opportunities, traditional folklórico dances in a community observation of tradition and beliefs. Regular admission applies to this event: Adults […]

What’s so great about retirement in South Texas, anyway?

Let me start out by offering a quick disclaimer:  I’m not retired.  Unfortunately, I’m far from it.  And, I’ve never been to retirement destinations in Arizona or Florida, so I personally have nothing to base this column on except the conversations I’ve had over the last 10 years with the hundred-thousand-plus (yes, 100,000+) Winter Texans who come […]

George Burns & Friends coming to the Valley

Remember when you listened to the comedy greats on the radio and then later watched them on TV?  You can enjoy the golden age of comedy once again right here in the Rio Grande Valley.  George Burns and Friends will be appearing at Llano Grande Resort & Country Club on Friday, February 5, 2016 at […]