Monthly Archives: October 2011

And the winner is….

The Parrot Heads of Port Aransas Wings Over Port A Pirate Island event featured a pizza taste test Saturday night, the 8th. PHoPA Secretary Sandria Stout reports that the most popular pizza among the eight contestants was SNAPPY FOODS, Inc.

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Harvest Moon Regatta

The Harvest Moon Regatta sails to Port Aransas starting Oct. 13, arriving Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. Continue reading

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“Above and Below”

“Above and Below” is an exhibition of a unique collaboration between Texas artists, Dinah Bowman and Jon Steele. Meet them both and see how their travels to the oceans around the world has influenced their work. The October 14th exhibit starts … Continue reading

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11th Annual South Texas Music Festival and Chili Cook-Off

Check out the 11th Annual South Texas Music Festival and Chili Cook-Off at Sharkey’s Beach Club, 2600 Highway 361, Port Aransas. Live music all day and chili and barbeque to sample. The festival benefits the Jody McCormick Scholarship Fund. This is … Continue reading

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Flock of seagulls

No, not the 1980’s rock group. This morning on my way to my beachwalk, a flock of seagulls flew overhead, so dense and so close that I could hear and feel the whoosh as they went by. Just pretty darn … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras in October

Friday, Oct. 7, Mardi Gras in October offers Cajun cuisine, drinks, live music, live auction, silent auction, raffle and reverse raffle to benefit the Port Aransas Education Foundation. It starts at 7:00 p.m. at the Port Aransas Civic Center. For … Continue reading

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Art Center for the Islands First Friday and Chair-I-Tee

Enjoy the First Friday Island Treasurer’s Show with live music, art, refreshments and visiting artists, plus the kick-off of the Chair-I-Tee fundraiser: 14 wooden café chairs from the historic Tarpon Inn handpainted by various artists, for sale to benefit the … Continue reading

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Horsepower and horseflesh

The 6th Annual MustangFest in Port Aransas was an interesting juxtaposition of the wild horses that gave Mustang Island its name, and the cars that bear the same brand. MustangFest is a pilgrimage of Oklahoma Mustang owners to Port Aransas … Continue reading

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