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8pm. Winner of the
2010 Pulitzer Prize, this show is a heart-
melting and sensitively crafted rock
musical about a family with problems
but also who have a whole lot of love
for one another. Due to subject matter,
ETC recommends this production for
mature audiences only. Performances are
Thursday - Saturday evenings. Held at ETC
Theatre, 2317 Mechanic. Tickets from
$25. 409.762.3556 or islandetc.org
April 6-9
Galveston Featherfest:
There is
something for everyone at FeatherFest,
whether you’re a novice or an
experienced nature lover. Expert-led
excursions by bus, boat, and kayak will
visit a variety of habitats. On April 8 & 9,
families can experience FledglingFest –
activities designed specifically for ages
6 and up including indoor activities,
field trips by bus, a tour of the sea
turtle barn, and an outing by boat and
more. Free to $100. For more info, visit
galvestonfeatherfest.com.
April 8
Ocean Star Discover Family Day:
10am-
3pm
.
The theme for April is Shrinking
Sedi-mints.
Learn about the concepts of
mechanical and chemical weathering on
rock by using a special water “source”
and a mint. Learn how long will it take
to dissolve your “sedi-mint.” Held at
Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum,
1900 Harborside Dr. Children 18 and
under free, with paying chaperone.
409.766.7827
Geocaching 101:
1-2pm.
Learn how to
find hidden treasure within the park and
around the globe with this short, activity-
based program about geocaching.
The one hour program consists of
games, activities, and short hike. Held
at Galveston Island State Park Nature
Center, 14901 FM 3005. Park Fee is $5,
free to anyone under 13 years.
Music Night on The Strand:
6-9pm.
This free concert features Los Vertigos
who will be playing a mix of rock hits.
Grab your chairs and blankets. Held at
the corner of 23rd and Strand streets at
Saengerfest Park. Free
April 8-9
Greater Tuna:
3 & 8pm. This hilarious hit
comedy about the third smallest town in
Texas where the Lion’s Club is too liberal
and Patsy Cline never dies is back with
co-creator Jaston Williams directing.
Shows are at 3pm with a night show
at 8pm on April 8. Held at The Grand
1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.
800.821.1894 or thegrand.com
April 16
Easter in the Gardens:
11am-3pm.
Free to the public, children 9 years
old and younger are invited to explore
the Oleander Bowl in pursuit of eggs
and treats. The Easter Bunny stops by
for the fun as kids also play a variety
of games for prizes and a petting zoo.
Easter Buffet feasts will be available at
both the Garden Restaurant and the
Moody Gardens Hotel on Easter Sunday.
Held at Moody Gardens, 1 Hope Blvd.
For menus, prices and reservations visit
moodygardens.org.
April 22
Kendra Scott Trunk Show:
3-6pm. Hotel
Galvez is hosting a Kendra Scott Trunk
Show with 20% of sales benefitting the
Junior League of Galveston County.
Kendra Scott Friendswood will sell items
directly to customers in the lobby of the
hotel. As an added shopping incentive,
guests who purchase Kendra Scott’s
favorite cocktail, French 75, will receive a
15% discount off their purchase. Held at
The Hotel Galvez, Seawall. 409.765.7751
ArtWalk:
6-9pm. This event takes
place in existing commercial galleries,
non-profit art spaces, and select
restaurants and retail stores. Held in the
downtown historic district and other
parts of the east end of the Island. Find
a brochure listing participants at the
Galveston Arts Center, 2127 Strand. Visit
galvestonartscenter.org. Free
April 23
Galveston Family Beach Challenge:
11am-5pm. The Galveston Park Board
is hosting a series of seven Family
Beach Challenges that will continue
throughout the summer. Families are
invited to go head to head in a series
of competitions including giant Jenga,
sack races and more – all to win some
fantastic prizes. These events are free to
the public and structured for groups of
four people. The family with the most
points at the end of the day will receive
a $500 gift card, plus tickets to island
attractions. Held at Stewart Beach, 201
Seawall Blvd. To register in advance, visit
galvestonchallenge.com.
Rotary Club Crawfish Boil:
12-4pm. The
Club will host its 7th Annual Crawfish
Boil. Plate tickets are $25 in advance;
$30 at the door. Free admission. Held at
Moody Gardens behind the Discovery
Pyramid, 1 Hope Blvd. 409.763.5326
Galveston Symphony Orchestra:
4pm.
The Orchestra and Conductor Trond
Saeverud present
Voices,
featuring J.S.
Bach – Suite No. 1 in C Major: Overture,
Beethoven – Symphony No. 8, Op. 93,
Schubert – Mass No. 2 in G (D167) with
Galveston College and College of the
Mainland Chorale, Mozart – Exsultate
Jubilate, K. 165, and Megan Stapleton,
soprano. Tickets $20+. Held at The Grand
1894 Opera House, 2020 Postoffice St.
800.821.1894 or thegrand.com
April 29
Jamaica Beach Community Wide Garage
Sale:
8am-5pm. Throughout the city
of Jamaica Beach residents will each
hold their own garage sales at their
residences. Drive street to street to find
that special treasure as you explore
each of the dozens of garage sales.
Held throughout Jamaica Beach, just 12
miles west from the end of the Seawall.
409.737.9850. Free to attend.
Planters Bunch Community Fundraiser:
9am-1pm. The Galveston West End
community of Sea Isle is hosting their
annual Rummage & Jewelry Sale. Items
for sale include household, décor, indoor
and outdoor furniture, jewelry, sports
& fishing, toys, and more. Held in the
center of Sea Isle at the Milton Pines Park
Pavilion, 4100 Mason. Free to attend.
The Midtown Men:
8pm. Four stars
from the original cast of Broadway’s
Jersey Boys reunite in a new high-octane
musical show celebrating the best of
the ‘60s. Held at The Grand 1894 Opera
House, 2020 Postoffice St. 800.821.1894
or thegrand.com
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