Fundraiser

Museums: Taste of the Laguna Madre Fundraiser! 2/12 7-10p

Taste of the Laguna Madre Museums Fundraiser. Live music with Pelican West. Dancing, Silent Auction, Food & Fun! 1/12/16 7-10p

19th Annual Taste of the Laguna Madre! This is THE Museums of Port Isabel FUNDRAISER! Scheduled for Friday, February 12th, from 7 to 10 p.m., at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, the fundraiser proudly presents live music with PELICAN WEST! Tickets are on sale now at the Port Isabel Visitors Center, Museums of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, Port Isabel Public Library and online at https://2016-mopi-fundraiser.eventbrite.com.

For more information call Jeannie Flores or the Museum Staff at 956/943-7602.

Thanks to our SPONSORS & DONORS!

SILENT AUCTION: Ben’s Liquor ~ Welcome Aboard ~ The Leeman Company ~ Carol Plumb ~ Sea & Sun Hair Fashion ~ Rusty Pelican Nautical Gifts & Home Decor ~ Art Sea ~ Tesori ~ Island Cinema North ~ Vida’s Barber Shop & Beauty Salon ~ Dee-Dee Boutique ~ Pearl South Padre ~ Sea Ranch Restaurant & Bar ~ Schlitterbahn Beach WaterPark ~ Holiday Inn Express ~ The Light House Lighting Center ~ Davey Jones Ice Cream Locker ~ The Inn @ South Padre ~ Salon Samuels ~ DeJa Vu Consignment Apparel ~ Anna’s Hair & Nail Salon

RESTAURANTS: Palm Street Pier ~ Mexiquito Restaurant ~ Mary Gorball

SPONSORSHIPS: QUIK STOP & TEXAS PACK

FUNdraiser ~ Flea Market ~ Circus ~ Ballet Folklorico ~ Valley Voices ~ Shrimp Boil!

Festive February in Port Isabel!

Concerts, fundraisers of all sorts, Winter Texan Appreciation Shrimp Boil & Expo and lots more during the month of February! Make a plan for some Port Isabel fun! See all event details below…

Visit historic Port Isabel and enjoy visiting the Museums of Port Isabel, explore our uniqueshops with new arrivals, restaurants, cafes and 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/

The Museums of Port Isabel are proud to announce its 18th Annual ‘TASTE of the LAGUNA MADRE’ Museum Fundraiser featuring SHRIMP & FISH & FARE & PELICAN WEST! Tickets can be purchased online!

The Museums of Port Isabel will host this culinary event on Friday, February 13, 2015, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Seafood, prepared by local restaurants will be top of the fare and includes side dishes, desserts and beverages.

Live music by PELICAN WEST, door prizes, a silent auction and a Port Isabel Adventure Package raffle are all part of the $25 ticket price. This IS the Museums of Port Isabel’s major fundraiser. Donations will be used to upgrade Museum’s exhibits and support programs.

Info: 956/943-7602 or museumdirector@copitx.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door, Port Isabel City Hall, Port Isabel Public Library, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce or at the Museums of Port Isabel. Facebook event:  http://on.fb.me/1FXNqc4.

ONLINE TICKET SALES: https://2015-mopi-fundraiser.eventbrite.com

Location: Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, 309 E. Railroad Ave.

Thanks to our sponsors! PADRE ELITE TEAM, TEXAS INTERNATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT, PORT ISABEL – SAN BENITO NAVIGATION DISTRICT, 1st NATIONAL BANK of SOUTH PADRE ISLAND!

February 15. Celebrando el dia de San Valentin! Tropical Panama, DJ Checo In The Mix, Los Cadetes de Linares de Chuy Briseno, Grupo Carino! Tickets available at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, 309 E. Railroad Ave., Port Isabel. 956/943-0719. Join our Facebook event:   https://www.facebook.com/events/643348819126325/


February 15th, 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 Bates956/455-6798.


20150217_kellymillerKelly Miller Circus. February 17 6:30 & 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the Museums of Port Isabel, Port Isabel City Hall, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce and South Padre Islnad Chamber of Commerce. $12 General Admission (before Circus Day); $16 General Admission (on Circus Day). A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Museums of Port Isabel. Call 956/943-7602 for more information.

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Ballet Folklorico South Texas College Accompanied by Conjunto Jaguar presents Tradiciones 2015. Saturday, February 21, 2015, 1:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center (309 E. Railroad St.) General Admission $10.00. Tickets available now at the following locations:

• Port Isabel City Hall 305 E. Maxan St. 956/943-2682

• Port Isabel Museums 317 E. Railroad Ave. 956/943-7602

• Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center 309 E. Railroad Ave. 956/943-0719

• Port Isabel Public Library 213 Yturria St. 956/943-1822

• Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce 301 E. Queen Isabella Blvd., Ste. C 956/943-2262

For more information contact the City of Port Isabel at 956/943-2682 or Victor Gomez at vgomez@southtexascollege.edu or 956/872-2070. Join our event on Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/events/756862974369583/


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Valley Voices Corale presents Broadway Rhythm. Tuesday, February 24, 7 p.m. at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, 309 E. Railroad Ave.

Show starts at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $10 Advance or $15 At the Door.

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Port Isabel Winter Texan Appreciation Shrimp Boil & Expo! February 26, 4 – 7 p.m. LIve music by Doug Perser, Shrimp & Sides & Vendors at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center! Live music by Doug Perser. Vendors include Harlingen Travel Information Center, Welcome Home RGVPort Isabel Museums,Segvalley ToursBlack Dragon Cruises & Osprey Cruises and The WAVE.

Buy your tickets ONLINE: https://shrimp-boil.eventbrite.com. $12.00 per person.

Join your friends and neighbors and celebrate winter in south Texas! Join our Facebook event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/449887048495083/. For more information call the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center at 956/943-0719. Location: Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center, 309 E. Railroad Ave.


tos_fb-headerFebruary 26, 7p.m. The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2015 on Thursday, February 26, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 317 East Railroad Avenue at 7:00 pm. Call 956/943-7602 for more information. Free and open to the public.

Special presentation by Tom Britten on the Lipan Apaches. The Lipan Apaches were a Plains Indian people who resided in south-central Texas during the 18th and 19th centuries. They were fierce enemies of the Comanches, allies of the Texans, and played a very significant role in the history of this region. Dr. Britten is a history professor and department chair at UT-Brownsville. He is a graduate of Texas Tech University and a specialist in Native American History. His book The Lipan Apaches: People of Wind and Lightning was published in 2009.

Museums of Port Isabel FUNdraiser! Pelican West! 2/13 7p

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The Museums of Port Isabel are proud to announce its 18th Annual ‘TASTE of the LAGUNA MADRE’ Museum Fundraiser featuring SHRIMP & FISH & FARE & PELICAN WEST!

The Museums of Port Isabel will host this culinary event on Friday, February 13, 2015, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Seafood, prepared by local restaurants will be top of the fare and includes side dishes, desserts and beverages.

Live music by PELICAN WEST, door prizes, a silent auction and a Port Isabel Adventure Package raffle are all part of the $25 ticket price. This IS the Museums of Port Isabel’s major fundraiser. Donations will be used to upgrade Museum’s exhibits and support programs.

Info: 956/943-7602 or museumdirector@copitx.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door, Port Isabel City Hall, Port Isabel Public Library, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce or at the Museums of Port Isabel. Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/1FXNqc4.

Thanks to our sponsors! PADRE ELITE TEAM, TEXAS INTERNATIONAL FISHING TOURNAMENT, PORT ISABEL – SAN BENITO NAVIGATION DISTRICT, 1st NATIONAL BANK of SOUTH PADRE ISLAND ~ QUIK STOP!

Thanks to our RESTAURANT, FOOD & BEVERAGE donors! Pirate’s Landing Restaurant ~ Rincon Veracruzano Restaurant ~ Whitesands Restaurant ~ Gulf Seafood Market & Joe’s Oyster Bar ~ El Papa’s Restaurant ~ Manuel’s Restaurant ~ Reyes Seafood Market ~ Doubleday Bar of Champions ~ L & F Distributors ~ Mary Gorball ~ Quik Stop ~ El Buen Pescador Restaurant ~ Kiki’s Restaurant ~ Los Tortugas

Online ticket sales: https://2015-mopi-fundraiser.eventbrite.com

Thanks to our SILENT AUCTION donors!

  • Déjà vu Consignment Apparel – Beaded W/Shells beige w/Dust Cover Purse (Mary Frances)
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts – Socket Set
  • Tip to Toe – (1) $25 Gift Certificate
  • Holiday Inn Express, SPI – (1) Gift Certificate / One Night Stay
  • Art Sea gallery & Goods – (2) Port Isabel Lighthouse Stoneware Mugs
  • Welcome Aboard – South Padre Island Tote Bag
  • The Inn @ South Padre – (1) Gift Certificate / 2- Night Stay & Hot Breakfast
  • Coastal Winds – Dot Painting
  • Bridgeview Flowers & Gifts – Red Orchid Flowers / Black Ceramic Vase
  • Kool Kuts Barber Shop / Beauty Salon – (1) Gift Certificate $60 Value Short Hair / Perm & Cut
  • Sea Ranch Restaurant & Bar –  (1) $50 Gift Certificate
  • SouthWind Inn – (1) $100 Gift Certificate
  • Laguna Madre Art Gallery – Marge Ford Print “American Bold Eagle”
  • Veronica’s Beauty & Barber Salon – (1) $30 Gift Certificate
  • Schlitterbahn Waterparks – (4) 2015 All-day Admission Tickets
  • T. Leeman Company – Painted Print – PI Lighthouse Framed
  • Rusty Pelican Nautical Gifts & Home Décor – Wood Handle Holder / Glass Hurricane w/Candle
  • The Light House Lighting Center – 52’ White PRO Builder Ceiling Fan
  • Vida’s Barber Shop & Beauty Salon – Free Hair Cut
  • Parrot Eyes Watersports  – (2) Gift Certificates / (1) One Free Kayak Ride
  • Pearl South Padre – (1) Gift Certificate / 2 Night Stay
  • Osprey Cruises – (1) Gift Certificate for 2 persons / Thriller, (1) Gift Certificate for 2 / Pirate Adventure Cruise, (1) Gift Certificate for 2 / Bay Fishing & (1) Gift Certificate for 2 / Sea-Life Safari
  • Subway Sandwiches & Salads – (2) Gift Certificates / Free Ticket – 6” Sandwich & Coffee
  • Pelican Station @ Dirty Al’s – Dirty Al Bayou Grill & Senor Donkey T-Shirts
  • Coral Reef – Coral Reef T-Shirt & Cap
  • South Padre Island Adventures – (1) Gift Certificate for  2 Persons / 1 Hour Horseback Ride
  • Causey’s Liquor – $50 Gift Certificate
  • Carola Art – Canvas on Oil Painting / Feathered Serpent Head Sculpture, Mexican Pyramid, Teotihuacan
  • Tesori – (1) $25 Gift Certificate
  • Tesori – Computerized Image of a Doberman / Oil on Canvas Painting
  • Gloria Bates – 24 x 36 Acrylic Painting / (2) Two Mexican Brothers
  • Edward Meza
  • Anglers Marine Mart
  • Isla Marble & Granite
  • Captain Murphy Charter Services – (4) Gift Certificates / Isla Tours Dolphin Watch & (4) Gift Certificates / All Day Deep Sea Fishing

Museum Fundraiser to feature Pelican West!

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The Museums of Port Isabel are proud to announce its 18th Annual ‘TASTE of the LAGUNA MADRE’ Museum Fundraiser featuring SHRIMP & FISH & FARE & PELICAN WEST!

The Museums of Port Isabel will host this culinary event on Friday, February 13, 2015, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Seafood, prepared by local restaurants will be top of the fare and includes side dishes, desserts and beverages.

Live music by PELICAN WEST, door prizes, a silent auction and a Port Isabel Adventure Package raffle are all part of the $25 ticket price. This IS the Museums of Port Isabel’s major fundraiser. Donations will be used to upgrade Museum’s exhibits and support programs.

Info: 956/943-7602 or museumdirector@copitx.com. Tickets can be purchased at the door, Port Isabel City Hall, Port Isabel Public Library, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce or at the Museums of Port Isabel. Facebook event: http://on.fb.me/1FXNqc4.

Online ticket sales: https://2015-mopi-fundraiser.eventbrite.com

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…

THEN~

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

Local Legend Leslie Blasing to Perform at Museum Fundraiser 2/7

Leslie Blasing.

LESLIE BLASING will be performing at the 17th Annual Taste of the Laguna Madre on February 7, 7 p.m. Scheduled to include food, fun and festivities, the Museums’ Annual Fundraiser will be highlighted by Blasing’s appearance. Known for her varied reportiore and themed shows, Blasing has been recognized for her charity work throughout the Rio Grande Valley and beyond.

Tickets on sale at Plains Capital Bank, Port Isabel City Hall, Port Isabel Public Library, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce and the Laguna Madre Art Gallery. $25. All you can eat fish & shrimp & more!

The 17th Annual Taste of the Laguna Madre Fundraiser will be held at the Plains Capital Bank, 115 Queen Isabella Blvd. The Museums of Port Isabel is proud to partner with Plains Capital Bank on this festive occasion.

The 17th Annual TASTE of the LAGUNA MADRE will feature the best of what the Laguna Madre has to offer! Fresh FISH and fresh wild caught Gulf SHRIMP! Local restaurants will participate with their best fare! There will be a Sweet Shoppe! Silent Auction! Live Music! Door Prizes and a Raffle for a Grand Prize Basket! To participate as a donor or to reserve your tickets, please contact Museum Director, Jeannie Marie Flores at 956/943-7602 or email: museumdirector@copitx.com. Website: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/2014/01/museums-17th-annual-taste-laguna-madre-celebrates-coastal-culinary-traditions/ See our event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/187392741467606.

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