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Get Ready for the World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off! 11/7

cookoff-logo(800)Gates open at 10:00 a.m., Sunday, November 7th
for the 17th Annual World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off. Located in the the parking lot of the old Wal-Mart (site of Sutherland Express, LLC) on Highway 100, this culinary tradition is expected to be even bigger and better!

Dozens of professional and amateur will expertly prepare over one ton of fresh wild caught Gulf shrimp in a wide variety of ways from boiled to coconut to cocktails to fried and scampi. While munching on tasty shrimp you can shop for jewelry, collectibles, art and more from the vendors set up on the grounds. There will be a mini-carnival for the kids, balloon animals, face painting and games. See flyer here: picc-cookoff-fp-fc(20100906).

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The Agency will be performing all day under the big tent!

For more information about this event contact the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce at 956/943-2265. For sponsorship information, click here.

Sponsored by: City of Port Isabel ~ Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation ~ Sutherlands Express, LLC ~ Coleman Hall & Heinze Insurance ~ Port Isabel South Padre Press & Parade ~ Coastal Current Weekly ~ H. E. B. ~ AEP Texas ~ L & F Distributors / Budweiser ~ Texas Department of Agriculture

Museums’ Lighthouse Market Day 10/9~ Big Family Fun!


On Saturday, October 9, 2010, the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Museums will be hosting their annual Lighthouse Market Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Lighthouse grounds.

Vendors on the Lighthouse Square will be offering a variety of food, antiques, arts & crafts, art and more. For vendor information, click here.

Special admission prices to museums and lighthouse! The Port Isabel Historical Museum and the Treasures of the Gulf Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will have a special admission price of $1.00 for each site. The Lighthouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. also with a special admission price of $1.00. Come join in the fun, enjoy historic Port Isabel during Lighthouse Market Day.

Event Info: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/programs/lighthouse-market-day-2nd-sat-oct/
Vendor Space Map: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/programs/lighthouse-market-day-2nd-sat-oct/lhmd-vendor-map/
Poster: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/programs/lighthouse-market-day-2nd-sat-oct/lhmd-poster/
Vendor Form: http://portisabelmuseums.com/mopi/programs/lighthouse-market-day-2nd-sat-oct/vendor-form/

For more information contact the Museums at (956) 943-7602 or email Jeannie Marie Aby at jrivera@copitx.com.

The Lighthouse Market Day is an extension of the Museums of Port Isabel mission to collect, preserve, and interpret the art, history, and culture of the Laguna Madre area through preservation, educational programs, tours, exhibits, and workshops. Held annually on the second Saturday of October, Lighthouse Market Day celebrates our historic roots, our community and the beauty of the Port Isabel Lighthouse.

Live music by MEZA! Originally started as a side project for the Woodsboro High School Band in 2008, MEZA is now a versatile trio playing a variety of music such as rock, oldies and even country music. David Meza Jr., a 17 year old and a junior at Woodsboro High School is the lead guitar and vocals. Edward Meza, 15, a freshman at Woodsboro High School plays bass and David Meza, Sr. (Dad) on drums. MEZA has played many venues in the Corpus Christi area, such as The House of Rock and Disc-Go-Round, and local clubs in Woodsboro. Additionally, MEZA has won second place in the Battle of The Bands in Corpus Christi in 2009. They also have played for local benefits such as Back to School Bash, Christmas on the Square and local Church Festivals.

Chamber to Host Winter Texan Shrimp Boil

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The Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce will host a Winter Texan Shrimp Boil on Wednesday, Feb. 24th from 3-5 pm.

The event is designed to show our appreciation for our Winter Texans and will be limited to the first 200 tickets sold. Tickets are priced at $5 per person and are available at the Chamber office.

The event will be held in The Garden at the Lighthouse—the new patio area just opened next to Designer Consigner and operated by Glenda Stafford. “We really appreciate Glenda allowing us to have this event at her new facility,” said Chamber President Betty Wells. “It is a perfect venue for this type of activity.”

The shrimp boil will feature a Cajun shrimp boil meal, refreshments and live entertainment by Tom Wayne. For more information, contact the Chamber office at 943-2262.

PICC World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off Event Wrap Up!~

Chamber of Commerce weather and perfectly prepared fresh Gulf shrimp kept thousands happily sated. Sunday World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off featured over two dozen contestants in both professional and amateur categories offering a wide variety of shrimp dishes from fried to Orange Citrus Shrimp. But the order of the day was boiled shrimp for the eating contest held at 3p.m. won by Mark Buchan of Scotland.

Event photos: http://www.portisabel-texas.com/20091101_shrimpcookoff

Palm St. Pier, South Padre Island

3rd place: Cuevas Trawlers
2nd place: Beatriz Zapata
1st place: Re/Max First Choice

3rd place: Cap\’N Roys, South Padre Island
2nd place: Parrot Eyes, South Padre Island
1st place: Las Olas, South Padre Island

For more information, contact the Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, 956/943-2262 or email director@portisabel.org.

World Championship Shrimp Cook-Off ~ Sunday!

16th Annual! Old Wal-Mart parking lot at the intersection of Highway 100 & 48.

Entertainment: Live music by The Agency!

Contestants: Amberjack Restaurant, Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport, Pirates Landing Restaurant, Yacht Club, City of Port Isabel, Stone Court Cafe, Re/Max Realtors, Blue Marlin Supermarket, Cuevas Trawlers, Dirty Al, Daddy, The Big Donkey, Palm Street Pier, Cap\’N Roys, La Jaiba Restaurant, Delicias Express, The Brew Crew, Doubleday Bar of Champions, Gabriella Restaurant, Beatriz Zapata, Las Olas Restaurant, Costa del Mar, The Wild Bunch, Team Lopez, Mexicoon Cookers Parrot Eyes.

Food Booths: RC Concessions, Jamber Twisted Fruit, Loco Gabacho, Pancho Mexican Stand, The Masonic Lodge #33, Port Isabel Fire Department, Dolce Roma Cafe, Tasty Foods, CMB Concessions, Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholick Church, H.E.B., Sweet Dellites and more…, Sandi Cafe & Coffee Shop, Pete Etterman, Quiznos, Chuck Wagon.

Vendors: Jewelry by Victoria, Port Isabel Rotary Club, L & F Distributors, Port Isabel Economic Development Corporation, Port Isabel Health Clinic, Port Isabel-South Padre Press, Texas Department of Agriculture, Ola, Mesquite Coastal Carvings, Thomas B. Leeman, Gulf of Mexico Foundation, Sweetwater Home Services, Carmen Banda, Friendly Songs, Silver Breeze, Heritage Silverwear.

Event Info: http://www.portisabel.org/shrimp-cookoff
Contact Info: Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce, 956/943-2262 or director@portisabel.org