Antique & Flea Market

“ANNIE” movie on Friday! Thursday Fireworks! & TIFT!

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ANNIE at the Lighthouse!

The last show of Season 11 at the Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is this Friday, July 31th at 9:30 p.m., with “ANNIE” (http://on.fb.me/1JPXpwt). Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and make a summertime memory with DSC_4409your family at the Port Isabel Lighthouse! For more information call the Port Isabel Visitors Center at 956/943-0755. 2015 schedule, EVERY Friday in June & July at 9:30 p.m.

The Lighthouse Establishment Cinema is sponsored by: Quik Stop, Texas Pack, Inc., City of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation & Museums of Port Isabel.

This a FREE, family friendly event. Concessions available.

Thursday Night Fireworks Over The Bay!

Thursdays through September 3rd at 9:15 p.m. Lots of viewing areas in Port Isabel! Port Isabel Historic Lighthouse Park, the longest lighted pier in Texas at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier, the Black Dragon CruisesPelican Station!Sponsored in part by Black Dragon Cruises.

 

tift-logo-20076th Texas International Fishing Tournament (TIFT) starts July 29th and runs through August 2nd. Register and fish from a pier or a beach or a jetski or a boat, just grab a pole and join the fun! For more information visithttp://bit.ly/1HceBdQ.

Proudly sponsored in part by the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation.

Sunday, August 2, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

10524698_10152607947564752_8335479101529776853_n76th TIFT Celebrates the Fishing Tradition of the Laguna Madre Area

The Texas International Fishing Tournament dates back to 1934 and introduced anglers across the nation to the outstanding sportfishing opportunities in both bay and offshore waters! It is one of the largest and oldest saltwater tournaments on the Texas Gulf coast and ranked in the world’s top 10 billfish tournaments. Here’s a look at kids at play in TIFT…54 years ago in 1961!

Come Play in May! HAPPY’s Mother’s Day Concert & more…

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LEFT, Happy the Entertainer will be performing at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center on Friday, May 8. Tickets are on sale now! Some VIP seats are still available. See story below.

Visit historic Port Isabel and enjoy visiting the Museums of Port Isabel, explore our unique shops with new arrivals for that special trinket or souvenir or collectible. Or grab a great meal in our restaurants or cafes. And visit other businesses around Historic Lighthouse Square, all within walking distance of the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center where you can also take in the view of the beautiful Laguna Madre Bay. Then extend your visit! See our accommodations here> http://portisabel-texas.com/blog/accommodations/.

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Sunday, May 3rd, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

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HAPPY The Entertainer’s Mothers Day Concert!

Friday, May 8th at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center (309 E. Railroad Ave. 956/943-0719). One show! Doors open at 7 p.m. Showtime: 8 p.m.

Tickets are available at: Port Isabel City Hall, Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, Port Isabel Historical Museum, Treasures of the Gulf Museum, Port Isabel Public Library, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce, Tesori & Deja Vu Consignments. Or online: https://happy-concert.eventbrite.com. There are a limited number of VIP seats available, ONLY online.

Happy, an international award-winning entertainer is one of the top Latino comedians in the United States. Happy’s performances have delighted thousands of diverse audiences who attend his comedy concerts, convention presentations, and private events throughout the United States, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

Happy is a past member of the Texas Magician’s Association and has won numerous awards in comedy and night club magic.  He was also a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.

Happy has written and produced six comedy CD’s, they are: Happy Live Disconnected, El Pachuco Dude, Dalé Gas,Happy Live! Chisquitito, Barely Reality and his most recent CD release, La Migra Gone Wild.  And is currently producing his latest CD, “What Was I Thinking?”  Happy has also recorded two comedy DVD’s, Happy Live! I and Happy Live! II. Happy was featured in two historical movies shot in South Texas “Anastacia, “ and Harvest of Redemption, independent films released in April 2005 and 2006.  Just recently he is in a film with Pepe Serna in “Gino’s Wife.” Happy was the original host and co-producer of the comedy show Que Loco¡ televised on the Galavision network, and has open for many big name bands as well as comedians like George Lopez, Paul Rodriguez, and Bill Cosby and a few others.

Happy’s performances have thrilled and entertained audiences of all ages with his comedy and magic.  The combination of his musical and comical talents makes his stand-up comedy show a totally unique and unforgettable experience.  Happy’s singing impersonations of: Willie Nelson, Julio Iglesias, Antonio Aguilar, Marco Antonio Soliz, Alejandro Fernandez, Luis Miguel, Juan Gabriel, Roy Orbison, Louis Armstrong, Rod Stewart, George Strait, Elvis and many others, is a featured highlight of his show.

Happy has entertained packed houses as the host of past Tejano Music Awards in the Alamo Dome in San Antonio Texas and was invited to resume the hosting duties, to the delight of fans, for the Tejano Music Awards held at the Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino in Eagle Pass, Texas.

Happy has appeared at the famed Improv Comedy Clubs in Los Angeles, California, Houston Texas, and returns to the Improv in Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on a regular basis. Happy’s dynamic performance is guaranteed to entertain, amuse and amaze his audience. It’s Happy!

bayClassic_logo_web1st ANNUAL PORT ISABEL BAY CLASSIC. Hosted by the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce and Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier. May 8-9, One day bay fishing tournament. Open to the first 50 boats or up to 200 anglers. Early registration, $75 for adults. Late registration, $90. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 943-2262 or email director@portisabel.org. Headquartered at Pirate’s Landing Fishing Pier. Click here for more event details: http://portisabelchamber.com/Events/BayClassic.aspx

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Museums Telling Our Stories. Thursday at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, May 28, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum at 7pm. (317 E. Railroad Ave.)

TOPIC: US Mexican War & Fort Polk. Early of local interest. Presented by Jim Mills.

“Telling Our Stories” is an educational program aimed to preserving the heritage of the City of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre area. Our goals are to preserve and educate our local and natural history through presentations and exhibits. The program is co-sponsored by the Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Museum Foundation. “Telling Our Stories” is presented on the fourth (4Th) Thursday of each month from January through September at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum. Admission is FREE.

Sponsored By:  Laguna Madre Museum Foundation

For more information on Telling Our Stories or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at (956) 943-7602 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to jrivera@copitx.com.

COMING IN JUNE…

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2015 SUMMER CAUSEWAY RUN Set for June 6th.

Run or walk to Port Isabel across the beautiful Queen Isabella Causeway from South Padre Island, Texas. 10K Causeway Run starts at 8:00 a.m. and 5K Fitness Walk starts at 8:30 a.m. The event route starts on South Padre Island and finishes across the Causeway in Port Isabel. 1-800-527-6102 or 956/943-2262. Register online at: http://bit.ly/1PIRJud

January in Port Isabel! Boot Scootin’ Fundraiser & Flea Markets & More…

PICC 25th Annual Longest Causeway Run & Wellness Walk 1/10/2009

Put Port Isabel fun on your calendar in 2015 starting with this weekend! There’s MARKET by the BAY and the LONGEST CAUSEWAY RUN & FITNESS WALK for browsing and shopping or walking and running…

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SHOP LOCAL & STAY LOCAL! See dozens of specialty shops that feature the handmade crafts, arts, collectibles, souvenirs or just the right rig AND advice for catching the big one! Stay after you play at any of our lodging selections! http://bit.ly/1wIRCYJ

2015019-11_marketbythebay-fbJANUARY 9 – 11 Market by the Bay: Arts, Crafts Antique & Jewelry Show (join our Facebook  event: http://on.fb.me/1x1C695) at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center! Lots of vendors & fun! Antiques, collectibles & more. For more information call 956/943-0719. Visit www.pieventcenter.com for more information. A Gloria Bates Production.

fb_event-bannerJANUARY 10 Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk: Run starts at 10:00 a.m. in Port Isabel & finishes across the Causeway on South Padre Island. 3 Mile Fitness Walk starts at 10:15 a.m. in Port Isabel & finishes across the Causeway on South Padre Island. 1-800-527-6102 or 956/943-2262. Hosted by the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce. Join our Facebook event:   http://on.fb.me/1xucaEL. Register online through 1/7 10pm:  http://bit.ly/1xucmUz

20150117_boot-scootin-fbJANUARY 17 Boot Scootin’ Dance & Dinner: 2nd Annual Friends of the Library Fundraiser, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Tickets on sale now at the Port Isabel Public Library or the South Padre Island Reading Room. $15 per person in advance; $20 at the door. Local singer J. Michael Laferty and friends will be providing our entertainment for the evening so get ready to dance! For more information: Port Isabel Public Library (956)943-1822, Public Library Reading Room (SPI) – spiread@yahoo.com, Sally Jo Gembala (956)761-6882. Join our Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/1tihPXF.

beulah lee park, vendors, free admission, port isabel antique & flea marketJanuary 4 & 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798. Join our Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/573125949455382/

20150119_leslie-fbJANUARY 19: Leslie presents 2015 Concert Series… The Music of the Time ~ WWII! Monday, January 19. 2 Shows: 12 p.m. & 4 p.m. Doors open 30 minutes before event. Pre-Sale: $14 VIP; $10 General; $12 General Admission on day of the event. For ticket info contact Leslie at 956/761-4347 or lblasing@rgv.rr.com. Tickets may also be purchased at Leslie’s performances. Join our Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/1xeIhqf

tos_fb-headerJANUARY 22, 5 & 7p.m. Presentation of an original play by Gloria Bates & Friends. The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, January 22th, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 East Railroad Avenue at 5:00 & 7:00 pm. Call 956/943-7602 for more information. Free and open to the public. Join our Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/1D4DxUO

COMING UP IN FEBRUARY~

February 1 – 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. Dozens of dealers & thousands of deals! March – October: 1st Sunday of the Month. 1st & 3rd* Sunday 9a-4p November – February. FREE ADMISSION! For more information: Gloria Bates 956/455-6798.

fb-eventFEBRUARY 13, 7 p.m. Museums of Port Isabel TASTE of the LAGUNA MADRE Fundraiser. $25 per person. Food, drink, live entertainment, dancing, auction, museum tickets. Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. 309 E. Railroad Ave. 956/943-7602.

FEBRUARY 17, Kelly Miller Circus. Two shows: 5 & 8 p.m. Laguna Madre Park. Proceeds to benefit the Museums of Port Isabel. 956/943-7602.

FEBRUARY 26, Telling Our Stories. Museums of Port Isabel Oral History Program. Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 E. Railroad Ave. Free admission. 956/943-7602.

EVENT CALENDAR: http://bit.ly/1BGHzSe

Happy Holidays in Port Isabel!

Port Isabel has slated a full schedule of Fun for the Holiday Season! Kicking the season off will the the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree and to follow, a variety of holiday activities from decorating contests to lighted boat parades! ALL events are open to the public! holiday-season-schedule

HAPPY HOLIDAYS from PORT ISABEL, TEXAS!

Port Isabel Flea Market Winter Schedule

The Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market has expanded their winter schedule! Every Sunday in December, January and February, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and every first Sunday of each month March through November. Free Admission!

For more information or vendor information, call the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 956/943-2262 or Gloria Bates at 956/455-6798. (Rain or shine event.)