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32nd Annual Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk!

Hosted by the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, the Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk starts in Port Isabel and follows a route over the 2.6 mile Queen Isabella Causeway. The 10k tradition attracts thousands of participants each January for a unique experience over the Laguna Madre Bay.

Event photos: http://bit.ly/1OcN7v6
Run results: http://bit.ly/1ZjgtQX
YouTube video: http://bit.ly/1SIslXq

Longest Causeway Run & Wellness Walk top male & female.

Left to right: 3rd place female Krysta Martinez (41:50.3); 2nd place female Priscilla Alderete (40:09.6); 1st place female Brianna Ortiz (39:55.8). Top Male: 1st place Benjamin Kiplimo Meto (31:18.7); 2nd place Charles K. Koech; 3rd place Angel Ramirez (33:51.9).

 

Merry Christmas from Port Isabel, Texas!

Merry Christmas from the City of Port Isabel, Texas!

MERRY CHRISTMAS from PORT ISABEL, TEXAS, to all our friends both far and near!

Follow our events on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/portisabeltx/. See info below for times and places and online ticket sales for upcoming events…

COMING IN JANUARY…

Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market. 1st Sunday, each month. Beulah Lee Park.Sunday, January 3 & 17, 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.

32nd Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk. January 6, 2016.LONGEST CAUSEWAY RUN & FITNESS WALK. Run or walk from Port Isabel across the beautiful Queen Isabella Causeway to South Padre Island, Texas on January 9. 10K Causeway 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.

For more information call (956)943-2262. Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. REGISTER ONLINE! http://bit.ly/1kiZMml

Leslie Blasing to perform at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center on January 11.

eventbrite_coverTHE TASTE AND ART SHOW to support the Isabel Y. Garcia Animal Shelter’s quarantine kennel project. January 21. Hundreds of bottles of wine and unlimited tasting will ensure you get to try the wine you want! For more information call 956/433-9675. Location: Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. TICKETS ONLINE:  http://bit.ly/1QHUihj

2015-12-15_10573rd Annual Friends of the Port Isabel Public Library BOOT SCOOTIN’ DANCE & DINNER Fundraiser. Saturday, January 23 ~ 5-8pm at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. Buffet Dinner & Live Music by J. Michael Laferty Band! $15 Advance Purchase $20 At the Door. Beer ~ Wine ~ Soda ~ Water available for purchase Raffles & 50/50 Split.

Tickets can be purchased at the Event Center, Port Isabel Public Library, Port Isabel Visitor’s Center, Museums of Port Isabel and Public Library Reading Room. Call 956/943-1822 for more info.

Port Isabel Welcomes December! Tree Lighting & Boat Parade & More…

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PORT ISABEL invites you to SHOP SMALL all through the season!

Port Isabel’s downtown is uniquely located on the shoreline of the Laguna Madre Bay and has a historic lighthouse in the center of it! There are dozens of specialty shops, an art gallery, food and drink, museums, a fishing pier, a pirate ship, fishing charters, dolphin watches, fish markets, and, yes, you can stroll to the top of the Lighthouse! Park & Play All Day!

Shop keepers and restaurateurs are friendly and take great pride in creating a memorable experience for you! From great service to an unimaginable variety of collectibles, souvenirs and gifts! See our video on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1llBcBo

Shop Small EVERYDAY and all through the season in downtown Port Isabel!

We’re gearing up for an exciting fall & winter in Port Isabel!  December brings some great traditions! The Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Christmas Lighted Boat Parade, Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market, Market by the Bay! And January! Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk and The Taste & Art Show! Time to mark your calendars! See more info below…

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Mayor Joe E. Vega & The Port Isabel City Commission invite you to attend City of Port Isabel’s 8th Annual Community Tree Lighting Thursday, DECEMBER 3 at 6 p.m., Beulah Lee Park. Public is invited! 213 N. Yturria St. Next to the Public Library. Special appearances by Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, Music Performances, Crafts for Children, Christmas Caroling, Food Booths and Goody Bags! For more information, please call (956) 943-2682. FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

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Celebrate Christmas coastal style with our 28th Annual Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6 @ 6 p.m. Viewing areas on the shores of the Laguna Madre Bay! Hosted by: Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored in part by: Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce • Port Isabel / South Padre Press & Parade • Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation.

Thanks to: Awards Ceremony (LOUIES BACKYARD) & Judging Venue (SOUTHPOINT MARINA) Towing courtesy of: TowBoat U.S.

Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce. 956/943-2262. http://portisabelchamber.com/Events/ChristmasLightedBoatParade.aspx

beulah lee park, vendors, free admission, port isabel antique & flea marketSunday, December 6, 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.

20151212fb-bannerDecember 12th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Museums of Port Isabel hosts their Annual Open House. 305 E. Queen Isabella Blvd., Port Isabel. Both the Treasures of the Gulf Museum and the Port Isabel Historical Museum will offer discounts in their gift shops from 10 – 50%, free admission and refreshments.
fb-event_marketbythebayMARKET by the BAY. Arts, Crafts, Antique & Jewelry Show at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. THREE dates: December 16 – 17, January 13 – 14 & February 17 – 18. A Gloria Bates Production. Call 956/455-6798 for vendor information.

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FOLKLORICO PERFORMANCES

December 19: TWO SHOWS! 1:30 & 6:30 p.m. Tickets online (ballet-folklorico.eventbrite.com) or at the Port Isabel Visitors Center, Museums of Port Isabel, Port Isabel Lighthouse, Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce & Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center.

Folklorico Performance by Ballet Folklorico South Texas College y Son Luna y Jovenes Zapateadores presentan Unidad, Sones Y Tarimas: Dos Elencos, Un Escenario. Cast of nearly 4 dozen dancers from Veracuz Mexico!

COMING IN JANUARY…

fb_event-bannerLONGEST CAUSEWAY RUN & FITNESS WALK. Run or walk from Port Isabel across the beautiful Queen Isabella Causeway to South Padre Island, Texas. 10K Causeway 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.

For more information call (956)943-2262. Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. REGISTER ONLINE! http://bit.ly/1kiZMml

eventbrite_coverTHE TASTE & ART SHOW. Wine Tasting & Art Show to support the Isabel Y. Garcia Animal Shelter’s quarantine kennel project. January 21, 2016. Hundreds of bottles of wine and unlimited tasting will ensure you get to try the wine you want! For more information call 956/433-9675. TICKETS ONLINE:  http://bit.ly/1QHUihj

Happy Thanksgiving! Upcoming December Events~

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PORT ISABEL wishes you and your family and friends a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Port Isabel City Hall will be closed Nov. 26 – 27. The Port Isabel Visitor Center, Lighthouse and Museums will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26th but will reopen on Friday, Nov. 27th. The Lighthouse hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (weather permitting). Museums are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

We’re gearing up for an exciting fall & winter in Port Isabel!  December brings some great traditions! The Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Christmas Lighted Boat Parade, Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market, Market by the Bay! And January! Longest Causeway Run & Fitness Walk and The Taste & Art Show! Time to mark your calendars! See more info below…

Follow our events on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/portisabeltx/

COMING IN DECEMBER…

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Mayor Joe E. Vega & The Port Isabel City Commission invite you to attend City of Port Isabel’s 8th Annual Community Tree Lighting Thursday, DECEMBER 3 at 6 p.m., Beulah Lee Park. Public is invited! 213 N. Yturria St. Next to the Public Library. Special appearances by Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus, Music Performances, Crafts for Children, Christmas Caroling, Food Booths and Goody Bags! For more information, please call (956) 943-2682. FREE TO THE PUBLIC!

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Celebrate Christmas coastal style with our 28th Annual Lighted Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 6 @ 6 p.m. Viewing areas on the shores of the Laguna Madre Bay! Hosted by: Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce. Sponsored in part by: Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce • Port Isabel / South Padre Press & Parade • Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation

Thanks to: Awards Ceremony (LOUIES BACKYARD) & Judging Venue (SOUTHPOINT MARINA) Towing courtesy of: TowBoat U.S.

Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce. 956/943-2262
http://portisabelchamber.com/Events/ChristmasLightedBoatParade.aspx

beulah lee park, vendors, free admission, port isabel antique & flea marketSunday, December 6, 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-event_marketbythebayArts, Crafts, Antique & Jewelry Show at the Port Isabel Event & Cultural Center. THREE dates: December 16 – 17, January 13 – 14 & February 17 – 18. A Gloria Bates Production. Call 956/455-6798 for vendor information.

COMING IN JANUARY…

fb_event-bannerRun or walk from Port Isabel across the beautiful Queen Isabella Causeway to South Padre Island, Texas. 10K Causeway 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.

For more information call (956)943-2262. Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce office hours are Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. REGISTER ONLINE! http://bit.ly/1kiZMml

eventbrite_coverWine Tasting & Art Show to support the Isabel Y. Garcia Animal Shelter’s quarantine kennel project. January 21, 2016. Hundreds of bottles of wine and unlimited tasting will ensure you get to try the wine you want! For more information call 956/433-9675. TICKETS ONLINE:  http://bit.ly/1QHUihj

Lighthouse Movie Survey & Fort Polk & More!

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Thanks to all who participated and helped select Season 11’s movie line up. Your participation is much appreciated! Season 11 will start on June 5th at 9:30 p.m. at the historic Port Isabel Lighthouse. This is a free event and open to the public. Conessions are available.

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.

JUNE 5: FROZEN

JUNE 12: BIG HERO 6

JUNE 19: LEGO MOVIE

JUNE 26: GODZILLA

JULY 3: SMURFS II

JULY 10: MALEFICENT

JULY 17: SPIDER MAN II

JULY 24: PLANES (FIRE & RESCUE)

JULY 31: ANNIE

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