Recreation & Tourism

Patrons walk along the butterfly gardens during the Texas Butterfly Festival.

Texas Butterfly Festival Community Day

On Nov. 2, the National Butterfly Center in Mission, Texas hosted its 24 annual Texas Butterfly Festival free community day. The National Butterfly Center is a non-profit organization geared towards butterfly conservation. The center has plenty of nature to explore throughout the 100-acre property, and more than 300 different butterfly species to catch sight of. On this specific day of the festival, there were plenty of free activities to take part…

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Downtown Harlingen Hot Points

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