Coastal Bend Calendar of Events

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March 1998

March 7 - 8
Robstown
19th Annual Fiesta Mexicana - St. Anthony's (512) 387-2774

March 6, 7 & 8
Fulton
Fulton Oysterfest 1998 - Fulton Volunteer Fire Department (512) 729-2388

March 6 - 8
Kingsville
South Texas Ranching Heritage Festival - Texas A&M; University

March 19 - 21
George West
Live Oak County Fair - (512) 786-3254

March 26 - 29
Portland
Portland Windfest, Portland Community Center - Portland Chamber of Commerce (512) 643-2475

March 28
Rockport
Coastal Classic Auto Show - RF Area Chamber of Commerce (512) 729-6445

March 28 - 29
Kingsville
Wings Over South Texas, NAS Airshow featuring the Blue Angels - NAS Kingsville

  

  
April 1998

April 2 - 4
Kingsville
Kingsville International Young Performers Competition & Isabel Scionti Piano, Solo Competitions - Texas A&M; University, Kingsville

April 4
Robstown
12th Annual "Egg-Citing" Event - Jo Ann Pattillo (512) 387-5904

April 15 - 18
Corpus Christi
59th Annual Buccaneer Days & Rodeo (rodeo) - (512) 882-3242

April 18
Portland
Taste of Portland and Live Auction - Call the Chamber at (512) 643-2475

April 23 - May 3
Corpus Christi
59th Annual Buccaneer Days & Rodeo (festival) - (512) 882-3242

April 24 - 26
Beeville
Star Arabian Horse Show, Bee County Coliseum - Virginia Cherry (512) 358-2320

April 25
Beeville
Beeville Walk America, March of Dimes - Patty Dobson (512) 358-8210

Port Lavaca
Port Lavaca Main Street Theatre presents "The Glass Menagerie" - Port Lavaca/Calhoun

  

  
May 1998

Second Weekend in May
Ingleside
Navy Days

May 1 - 2
Goliad
Cinco De Mayo Fiesta

May 2
Port Lavaca
Cinco De Mayo Celebration - Port Lavaca/Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture (800) 556-7678

Jackson County
Leo Anerson Rodeo - Edna Fair Grounds Arena

May 5
Goliad
Cinco De Mayo Ceremonies

May 15, 16 & 17
Rockport
Texas State Kite Festival - RF Area Chamber of Commerce (512) 729-6445

May 21 - 25
Corpus Christi
11th Annual U.S. Open Windsurfing Regatta (512) 985-1555

May 23
Rockport
Rockport Festival of Wines - Texas Maritime Museum (512) 729-1271

Rockport
Mayfest - Fulton Mansion

  

  
June 1998

June
Port Aransas
Robert August Weekend - Pat Magee's Surf Shop, Rosalie Johnson (512) 749-4171

Victoria
Texas Water Safari - Victoria Bach Festival - Fabric of Our Cultures

June 12 - 14
Port Lavaca
Port Lavaca Main Street Theater presents "Don't Dress For Dinner" - Port Lavaca/Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture (800) 556-7678

June 17 - 20
Port Lavaca / Calhoun County
Bay Days... The Best Little Beach Party in Texas

June 19 - 20
Port Aransas
Powerpuff Tournament (woemn only) - Woody's Sports Center (512) 749-5252

June 25 - 27
Port Aransas
Port Aransas Masters Tournament - Fisherman's Wharf, Carl Moore (512) 749-3448

  

  
July 1998

July
Victoria
Victoria Promenader Crossroads Summer Roundup

July 3 - 4
Kingsville
Kingsville Auto Club, "Rod Run" - Dick Kleberg Park

July 4
Corpus Christi
Stars & Stripes - USS Lexington, (512) 888-4873 or (800) LADY-LEX

Victoria
Fireworks Display

July 4 - 5
Corpus Christi
Big Bang Weekend (512) 994-4884

July 9 - 12
Port Aransas
63rd Annual Deep Sea Roundup - Boatmen's Association (512) 749-6339

July 10 - 11
Kingsville
George Strait Team Roping Classic and Concert - J.K. Northway Coliseum, Dick Kleberg Park

July 17 - 19
Port Aransas
Outboard Fishing Tournament - Fire Auxiliary, Becky Lyle, (512) 749-4429

July 24 - 25
Port Aransas
Dean Hawn Memorial Tournament - Ed Hawn (512) 882-1819 or Woody's Sports Center (512) 749-5252

July 30 - August 1
Port Aransas
Texas Mako Owners Club Tournament - Gary Frietag (713) 924-3347

  

  
August 1998

August 8
Rockport
Kidsfest - RF Area Chamber of Commerce (512) 729-6445

  

  
September 1998

September
Victoria
Gem & Mineral Show, Fabric of Our Cultures Exhibit

September 5 - 6
Rockport
Fiesta en la Playa - P.O.D.E.R. (512) 729-2063

September 11
Robstown
Scholarship Benefit Barn Dance (8:00 pm - Midnight) benefitting the Nueces County Junior Livestock Show Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $100 each and admit 2 (limit 300). Barn Dance will be held at Shores-Ag-Air Hanger west of Robstown. Call (512) 387-5395 for tickets and directions.

September 12 - 13
Beeville
Diez Y Seis de Septiembre - Bee County Coliseum - Fiesta Bee County (512) 358-8400

Port Lavaca
Diez Y Sies Celebration - Port Lavaca/Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture (800) 556-7678

September 17 - 20
Rockport
Hummer/Bird Celebration - RF Area Chamber of Commerce (512) 729-6445

September 18 - 20
Aransas Pass
50th Annual Shrimporee, The Biggest Shrimp Celebration in Texas! - Aransas Pass Chamber of Commerce (800) 633-3028

September 19
Rockport
Adopt-a-Beach Cleanup - RF Area Chamber of Commerce (512) 729-6445

September 25 - 27
Corpus Christi
23rd Annual Bayfest - (512) 887-0863

Port Lavaca
Port Lavaca Main Street Theater presents "Moon Over Buffallo" - Port Lavaca/Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture (800) 556-7678

September 25 - October 5
Corpus Christi
Celebration of Flight - Lecture series, priced at $6-10 per person, special school presentations and free hawk watching, Hazel Bazemore County Park off I-37 in northwest Corpus Christi. Over 800,000 hawks, 18 different species, visit during this two-week time period during their annual migration.

September 26 - October 4
Jackson County
Jackson County Youth Fair & Exposition - FM 822 North

  

  
October 1998

October
Victoria
Corporate Cup, Health-A-Rama, Czech Heritage Festival, South Texas Farm & Ranch Show, Bluebonnet Celebrity Pro-Am Golf Tournament

Port Aransas
E.M.S. Chili Cook Off- Roberts Point Park, Lucy Jones (512) 749-5505

October 3 - 4
Kingsville
Fiesta de Colores (Arts & Crafts) - J.K. Northway Coliseum, Dick Kleberg Park

Refugio
Refugio Festival of the Flags

October 9 - 10
Cuero
26th Turkey Fest

October 9 - 11
Port Aransas
Harvest Moon Regatta - City Harbor (512) 749-4111

October 10 - 11
Rockport
Rockport Seafair - Rockport Seafair, Inc. (512) 729-1522

October 17
Goliad
Missions Tour de Goliad Bike Ride

Port Aransas
Port A Sand and Surf Beach Run - Richard Safford (512) 749-5319

October 23 - 25
Corpus Christi
39th Annual Texas Jazz Festival (512) 883-4500

October 24
Robstown
Cottonfest '98 (11:00am to 11:00pm) - MaLinda Faughn (512) 387-3933

October 31
Fulton
Mansion Madness - Fulton Mansion (512) 729-0386

  

  
November 1998

November - December
Kingsville
La Posada de Kingsville, A Celebration of Lights

November 2 - 8
Beeville
Bee County Western Week Celebration - Bee County Coliseum

November 7
Beeville
Chamber of Commerce Parade - (512) 358-3267

George West
Storyfest - (512) 449-2481

November 12 - 14
Kingsville
Nira College Rodeo - Texas A&M; University, Kingsville Rodeo Club, J.K. Northway Coliseum, Dick Kleberg Park

November 14
Beeville
Autumn Festival Dance - Bee County Coliseum

Jackson County
3rd Annual Texana Outback Bicycle Tour

Rockport
Zachary Taylor Days - South Rockport Neighbors (512) 729-6100

November 20 - 22
Port Lavaca
Port Lavaca Main Street Theater presents "Mornings at Seven" - Port Lavaca/Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture (800) 556-7678

November 21
Kingsville
King Ranch Hand Breakfast, 7 - 11 am - (800) 333-5032 or (512) 592-8516

  

  
December 1998

December
Ingleside
Christmas Tree Forrest

Portland
Chistmas Card Contest & Christmas Parade - Chamber of Commerce (512) 643-2475

Port Aransas
Carollers-A-Float, harbor cruise and sing-along - (800) 452-6278

Victoria
Christmas Parade

December 1 - 30
Cuero
"Walk Through a Cuero Christmas Tree Exhibit"

December 2
Fulton
Winter Texas Fish Fry - Paws & Taws (512) 729-2388

December 4
Port Lavaca
Port Lavaca/Calhoun County Festival of Lights Christmas Parade

December 4 - 5
Goliad
Christmas in Goliad

December 5
Beeville
Beeville Market Day Christmas Show - Beeville Community Center, Bee County Chamber of Commerce (512) 358-3267

Beeville
16th Annual Christmas Tour of Homes - Beeville Art Guide Jo Adkins (512) 358-4480

Corpus Christi
18th Annual Harbor Lights Festival & Boat Parade (512) 985-1555

Goliad
Las Posadas

Robstown
Christmas Lighting Procession - MaLinda Faughn (512) 387- 3933

Rockport
Holly Days - Rockport Downtown Merchants Association (512) 729-2285

Rockport
Lighted Boat Parade - Jim Weber (512) 729-4183

Rockport
Celebration of Lights - RF Area Chamber of Commerce (512) 729-6445