Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration @ the Museums! 10/31 6 – 9 p.m.

Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration Day of the Dead & Halloween Celebration at the Port Isabel Museums! Thursday, October 31st. Open house ~ Original Play by Gloria Bates & Cast ~ Reception with food & drink ~ Exhibits & More!

Museum of Port Isabel • 309 E. Railroad Ave. • Port Isabel • 956/943-7602
Exhibit / Altar Exhibit application: dod-altar-registration

Telling Our Stories: “Our Historic Lighthouse” 9/26 7p by Valerie Bates

Museums Telling Our Stories“Our Historic Lighthouse”

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2019 on Thursday, September 26th, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 308 Queen Isabella Blvd. @ 7pm. This month’s topic will be on “Our Historic Lighthouse” a presentation by Valerie Bates.

Valerie Bates is the Marketing Director of Port Isabel with an interest in local history. This presentation is part of the celebration of the transfer of the Lighthouse from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to the Texas Historical Commission. Exciting new research will be presented.

Please join us for an entertaining evening with Valerie Bates with a presentation on “Our Historic Lighthouse”. All locals and visitors are welcomed to attend this free presentation. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

‘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 / (956) 943-0755 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to jrivera@copitx.com.

Pachanga in the Park 9/28 6p-12a

Pachanga in the Park

The 9th Annual PACHANGA in the PARK will be held in the Laguna Madre Park just off Port Road. September 28th, 6 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Want to be a Vendor? Click here vendor-application and more info.

VENDORS:

Booth 1 - “Museums of Port Isabel” … Nachos, Popcorn, Assortment of Sweet & Sour Candy, Assortment of Chocolate Candy, Pickles, Assortment of Peanuts/Cornuts, Cotton Candy, Frito Pies & Hot Cheetos & Cheese

Booth 2 - “Port Isabel Police Department” … Assortment of Candy Apples, Hotdogs & Corn in a Cup

Booth 3 - “Rodriguez Raspas” … Raspas, Funnel Cake & Spiral Potatoes

Booth 4 - “PI Volunteer Fire Department” … Fajita & Chicken Tacos

Booth 6 - “El Buen Pescador” … Churros, Tostadas w/Chicken, Lettuce, Tomato & Cheese & Fried Bananas

Booth 7 & 8 - “Veronica & Jorge Pineda” … Light-Up Toys

Booth 9 - “Tita’s Food Mobile” … Chicken Sopes, Chicken Empanadas & Chili Cheese Fries

Booth 10 & 11 - “Tacos Nava” … Tacos de Tropo & Bisket, Totas de Tropo & Bisket & Gingas de Tropo & Bisket

Booth 12 - “PIHS Band Booster Club” … Brisket Sandwiches w/potato chips

Booth 13 - “Kelly Hernandez” … Light-Up Toys

Booth 14 - “Antojitos Martha’s” … Tacos de Trompo, Garnachas de Chicken & Tamales de Verucruzanos

Booth 15 - Gloria Ramos” … Strawberries w/Crema & Chocolate, Candy Apples w/Gummies & Mangonadas

Booth 16 - “Moore’s Concession” … Turkey Legs, Funnel Cakes & BBQ Brisket w/Cheesy Fries

Booth 17 - “Moore’s Concession” … Basketball Game

Booth 18 - “Moore’s Concession” … Balloon Game

Booth 19 - “Junior Catholic Daughters of America” … Raspas, Sweet Desserts & Baked Goods & Fruit Cups

Booth 21 - “Scarlet’s Crepas” … Chicharron Preparado W/Ham or Pork Skins, Marranudus & Tostadas de Sibernias

Booth 22 - “Scarlet’s Crepas” … Corn on a Stick/Cup, Russa & Crepas

Booth 23 - “Tu Salud Si Cuenta” … Information Booth

Booth 27 - “Capable Kids Foundation Lower Valley” … Information Booth & Cotton Candy

Booth 29 - “Texas Kettle Corn” … Kettle Popcorn

Booth 30 - “Kelly Hernandez” … Light-Up Toys

Booth 31 - “Designs by Grace” … Chalk Paste Frames & Home Décor , Handmade Car Scents & Earrings

Booth 35 - “Department of Elections & Voters Registration” … Election Information, Census & Verbal Information

Booth 40 - “Port Isabel Friends of the Library” … Information Booth & Raffle

Lighthouse Market Day 2019! 10/12

Lighthouse Market Day
2019 vendor packet: vendor-application

Telling Our Stories: Sea Turtle Patrol 8/22 7p

Museums of Port Isabel Oral History

“Sea Turtle Patrol”

The Museums of Port Isabel and the Laguna Madre Museum Foundation are proud to present its “Telling Our Stories” Series of 2019 on Thursday, August 22nd, at the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, 308 Queen Isabella Blvd. @ 7pm. This month’s topic will be on “Sea Turtle Patrol” a presentation by Mrs. Linda McGonigle.

Mrs. Linda McGonigle is a free lance artist, calligrapher, and a retired teacher from public schools for 33 years.  She studied art at Texas Tech University & received her bachelor’s degree from Texas A & I University (Kingsville) now, Texas A & M. She completed a 500+ mile walk in 2013, following the original pilgrimage called “Camino de Frances”, a route through France & Spain.

Mrs. McGonigle has resided on South Padre Island for the past 27 years.  She is an active member of the Rio Grande Valley Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists, Texas Coastal Naturalist and volunteers her time in numerous activities that support nature, including Sea Turtle Inc. where she volunteered for many years and been an ATV patroller for 15 years, and she is also a member of St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church & co-founder and teacher of the Adult Literacy Program at the Church.

Mrs. McGonigle is a longtime member of the PI/SPI Shell Club. She has been a consultant and active volunteer at the Native Plant Center & Island Arboretum on South Padre Island and does presentations about nature sketching and nature journaling for a variety of groups and organizations.

Please join us for an entertaining evening with Mrs. Linda McGonigle on a presentation on “Sea Turtle Patrol”.  All locals and visitors are welcomed to attend this free presentation. Complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres will be provided.

‘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:
Museums of Port Isabel

For more information on Telling Our Stories or to help sponsor an event, contact Jeannie Marie A. Flores at (956) 943-7602 / (956) 943-0755 or visit www.portisabelmuseums.com or you may also send an email to jrivera@copitx.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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