Monthly Archives: December 2011

Jump into the New Year

Jump into the new year. Start at the Mustang Beach Airport. Then, skydive over the beach on Mustang Island, Saturday, December 31, 2011 at 9:00 a.m. until Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. First timers are welcome as tandem parachute … Continue reading

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Crazed cormorants

Has anyone been down on the beach and noticed that the cormorants are acting more like loons? Staggering around, flapping their wings clumsily, trying to fly but unable to get lift? I saw one yesterday at Marker 51 and today … Continue reading

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Under cover work

Whether you’re stretched out on a summer beach blanket or curled up in chair on a cool winter day, a classic way to spend Port Aransas Island Time is to settle down with a good book. Well, someone’s got to … Continue reading

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2nd Annual Cans and Carts Parade

Friday, Dec. 16, from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., the Second Annual Cans & Carts golf cart parade and canned food drive will benefit the Helping Hands Food Pantry in Port Aransas. For more information,  click here or call 361-749-1655.

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Enchanted Forest

A decorating party on Sunday, Dec. 11 kicks off the exhibit of Christmas trees in the Enchanted Forest in the Port Aransas Civic Center in Avenue A, available for viewing from Dec. 12 through Dec. 22. For more information,  click here.

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Amelia Earhart comes to Port Aransas

OK, not Amelia exactly since that famous aviation pioneer mysteriously disappeared in 1937. But the Port Aransas aviation-themed motel named in her honor is real enough and so is the party. It’s scheduled for Saturday, December 3 beginning at 2 … Continue reading

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Caroler’s Afloat & Boat Lighting Parade

Mariners are invited to decorate their boat and join the parade while those without a boat can cruise the marina aboard boats provided by the Queensline or Fisherman’s Wharf, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011. The captains’ meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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First Friday Reception

Tomorrow being the first Friday of December, it’s time for the Art Center for the Island’s First Friday Reception. The Art Center invites the public to its Christmas party from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at 323 North Alister Street, Port … Continue reading

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