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7th Annual Rotary Crawfish Boil Sunday
April 23
The Rotary Club of Galveston will host its 7th Annual Crawfish Boil on Sunday,
April 23. Presented by the Dr. Leon Bromberg Charitable Trust Fund, this fun
family event will take place at Moody Gardens between noon and 4pm,
under the Big White Tent behind the Discovery Pyramid. Look forward to a
delightful afternoon of good food, live Zydeco music, and the fellowship of
family and friends.
The Lighthouse Charity Cooking Team will be back preparing a superb plate
of Cajun-spicy crawfish, potatoes, onions and fresh corn on the cob, and
hot boiled shrimp will be available as well. Other popular options include
Lighthouse Dogs and barbeque beef-stuffed potato. Beverages include ice-cold
beer, soft drinks, and bottled water, and, new this year—dessert!
The festivities will include a Zydeco Dance Contest and the crowning of the
festival’s Zydeco Dance King or Queen, a Children’s Crawfish Eating Contest,
great raffles, and the popular “Mud Bug Bounce” (aka Moon Walk).
All proceeds generated from this fundraising event will be distributed
through Galveston Rotary Foundation, Inc. to in turn be distributed to
Galveston organizations dedicated to improving our local community’s health,
education and welfare.
Crawfish plate tickets are $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Advance crawfish
or shrimp plate tickets are available at the Galveston Chamber of Commerce
office, 2228 Mechanic Street (Suite #101), by calling the Chamber office at
409.763.5326, or online at Admission to the
event is free.
Historic Downtown Lofts Tour Set for
April 29
The Historic Downtown Galveston Partnership will host The Downtown
Lofts Tour on Saturday, April 29 from 10am-4pm. A unique spin on the
traditional homes tour, the event features lofts in beautifully restored
buildings in downtown Galveston and offers a fabulous opportunity to
view urbane lifestyles and décor.
The event will kick off Friday, April 28, with a cocktail preview in a
premier loft space exclusively for the Preview. Saturday, April 29, the
doors open at 9am into living spaces that reveal how downtown living
has evolved.
Lofts Tour is sponsored by The Historic Strand Lofts, Secure Mortgage,
Network Funding, Peanut Butter Warehouse, Berkshire Hathaway Home
Services, Anderson Properties, and The Historic Downtown Partnership,
an organization dedicated to promoting, enhancing, and sustaining the
economic vitality, attractiveness, and quality of life in Historic Downtown
Galveston. Proceeds from the Lofts Tour benefit The Partnership
advocacy and marketing programs.
Lofts Tour tickets are $30 per person online thru April 27 or $35 per
person the day of the event in Edna’s Room of The Grand 1894 Opera
House, 2020 Postoffice Street. Tickets for the Friday Preview must be
purchased in advance and are $50 per person (includes tour ticket).
Spring has officially sprung and all over the island, the event season is in bloom.
Since our usual Calendar of Events is overflowing way beyond capacity, check out these special featured
events, with additional insight into each to one to help you make the best out of your experience.
All ticket holders must check in at Edna’s Room the day
of the event to receive the tour map. Tickets are now
available online at For
more information call 409.780.9820.
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