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Out & About |
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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
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:
6-10pm. 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
Living Dead Ghost Tour:
Explore Galveston’s haunted history
with the only driving ghost tour on the island. Drive by historic
places and hear the stories of the people who lived and died
there. Haunts on the tour include Ashton Villa, Menard House,
Williams House, Bishop’s Palace and more. This hour long
tour is $15 and takes place every Friday at 8pm and every
Saturday at 6:30pm and 8pm in October. Purchase tickets at or call 409.789.9911 for more info.
Galveston Graveyard Tour:
Take a walking tour of Galveston’s
oldest cemeteries. Learn about the people buried there as you
stand over their graves. Tales of murder, suicide, and hauntings
are told. See where some of Galveston’s most famous citizens
are laid to rest including Menard, Williams, Childress, and more.
This hour long tour is $15 and takes place every Friday and
Saturday in October at 9:30pm with an additional tour at 11pm
on October 21 and 28. Purchase tickets at galvestonhistorictour.
com or call 409.789.9911 for more info.
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 at Galveston Island
State Park Nature Center, 14901 FM 3005. Park Fee is $5, free
to anyone under 13 years.
Galveston Island Brewing Tour:
1pm. 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
“Sex With Strangers” presented by Island ETC:
This sensuous
and provocative comedy about fame, cyber identity, and big
ambition asks: what would you do, and who would you become
to get what you want? Performances are Thursday, Friday, and
Saturday evenings at 8pm thru October 21. There will be a
Sunday matinee on October 15 at 2:30pm. Ticket prices start
at $25. ETC does not recommend this production for children.
Held at Island ETC, 2317 Mechanic. 409.762.3556
Galveston Graveyard Tours every Friday
and Saturday nights during October
OCTOBER 2017 |
Photo by Hudson Holmes