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Every Sunday
Farmers Market
: 9am-1pm. Featuring
a variety of locally grown produce,
prepared foods, and edible farm
products. Live entertainment and a kids’
corner, too. Located at 2508 Postoffice,
behind Antique Warehouse. Free
Fireworks Over the Gulf:
Every Sunday evening thru September
3, enjoy a dazzling fireworks display
over the Gulf. The shows begin at 9pm
at the intersection of 37th and Seawall
Boulevard. Free
Every thursday
Farmers Market:
3-6pm. Featuring
a variety of locally grown produce,
prepared foods, and edible farm
products. Located at Menard Park, 28th
Street and Seawall. Free
Every Friday and Saturday
Jazz at Galvez:
5-10pm. Enjoy live
music from the duo Reg and Cary. Reg
Loudermilk can be seen on standup
bass alongside Cary Eaves at the piano
performing popular jazz standards in the
bar area. Complimentary valet and self-
parking available to bar and restaurant
patrons. Held at The Hotel Galvez, 2024
Seawall Blvd. Free
Tremont House Jazz Series:
Enjoy live music from Trio du Jour in
a relaxing environment in the 1888
Toujouse Bar. The trio performs hot
swingin’ jazz from the 1940s to the
present along with some of their mellow
favorites. Held at The Tremont House,
2300 Mechanic. Free
Every Saturday
Beach Explorations:
10-11:15am. Hunt
for island treasures with one of the
knowledgeable guides. Get a close-up
look at the many critters and birds that
inhabit the sand, surf and seaweed. This
tour includes hands-on seining, searching
for ghost crabs and beachcombing.
Hikes start at the park’s Nature Center,
located on the bay side of the park. Held
Fireworks Over the Gulf every
Sunday in August from 9-9:30pm
AUGUST 1, 8, 15
Galveston Beach Band:
7:30pm. Don’t
miss this weekly outdoor summer pop
band concert that offers great musical
entertainment for the entire family.
Concerts are a diverse mix of much loved
show tunes, big band numbers and jazz.
Held at the historic Eugenia and George
Sealy Pavilion at Mary Moody Northern
Plaza located at 24th Street and Avenue
I across from Rosenberg Library. Wooden
bench seating is provided. Free
“Disaster!” presented by Island ETC
Set in the wildest decade ever,
delivers earthquakes, tidal waves,
infernos and unforgettable 70s hits
like “Knock On Wood,” “Hooked On A
Feeling,” “Sky High,” “I Am Woman,” and
“Hot Stuff.” Audiences have loved this
musical spoof of the disaster films of
the 1970s and hilarious homage to the
era of bell-bottoms, platform shoes and
the hustle. Performances are Thursday,
Friday, and Saturday evenings at 8pm,
and one Sunday matinee on August 6 at
2:30pm. Ticket prices start at $25. Held at
Island ETC, 2317 Mechanic. 409.762.3556
at Galveston Island State Park Nature
Center, 14901 FM 3005. Park Fee is $5,
free to anyone under 13 years.
Galveston Island Brewing Tour:
This free Saturday tour explains the
basics of beer ingredients and their role
in creating a delicious locally crafted beer.
The brewery is family friendly and all are
welcome to tour the grounds. Held at
Galveston Island Brewing, 8423 Stewart
Road, 409.740.7000