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The Great Gatsby at The Grand, Saturday, March 7th, 8pm
The beauty and poetry of F. Scott Fitzgerald's powerful snapshot of the Roaring Twenties comes to life on stage for a new generation of theatergoers Saturday, March 7th, at The Grand.

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The Great Gatsby at The Grand, Saturday, March 7th, 8pm

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Welcome Winter Texans! Now that you've escaped the cold winter by heading south, it's island time! Galveston Island's tropical climate and breathtaking views of the Gulf of Mexico provide the relaxing escape you've been longing for. Yet, you'll also feel right at home!
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Enjoy all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time as Godspell's timeless tale takes Island ETC's stage February 27th thru March 28th. The playful & poignant score features "Day by Day," "All Good Gifts," "Light of the World," and many more.
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Hints of Spring
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Galveston Seawall Has 'Come a Long Way, Baby'
For millions of people who flock to Galveston each year, a trip to the island wouldn’t be complete without a visit to its famed Seawall Boulevard.

Galveston to be Featured on C-SPAN Cities Tour TV Series
Galveston’s history and literary life will be featured on C-SPAN’s Cities Tour television series March 7th and 8th.

Houston Chef Lance Fegen to Design Hotel Galvez & Spa Menu During Food & Wine Weekend
To celebrate this year’s Galveston Island Food & Wine Festival, Hotel Galvez & Spa will feature special menu items created by Executive Chef Lance Fegen of Liberty Kitchen & Oyster Bar.

Embarkation Exhaustion!
Have you noticed that on embarkation day – after arriving at the terminal and winding your way through check-in - and finally boarding your ship that you’re exhausted?

Rosenberg Library March Treasure of the Month
While it has been over fifty years since Galveston had a minor league team, islanders can look to the past and recall the times when the stadium lights of Moody Stadium illuminated America’s favorite pastime.

Galveston Trolleys To Return!
The past and present are about to mesh once again on the Island with the Galveston City Council’s vote on Feb. 26 to restore the Island’s popular trolley system that was taken out by Hurricane Ike in 2008.

Step Back in Time with GALVESTON REMEMBERED
William Breaux is just like the Galveston tide – it goes out and then it returns in its magnificent splendor.

John Ford LIGHTNING RIDGE COLLECTION Takes Oscars By Storm
Designs from the Lightning Ridge Collection by Galveston Island's John Ford were worn to The Oscars.

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Galveston's Grand 1894 Opera House is presenting a series of exciting performances - sure to have you laughing in the aisles, tapping your feet, and clapping your hands.
 

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Rosenberg Library features monthly Treasures of the Month featuring an array of interesting topics from the Island's history.
 

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Artist Boat is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting awareness and preservation of coastal margins and the marine environment through the disciplines of the sciences and the arts. Check out their fall schedule - online now!
 

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While there is a lot to do in Galveston, it's also a place where it feels comfortable to do little. At 10.4 miles long, the seawall lining the Gulf of Mexico is the world's longest continuous sidewalk and attracts walkers, joggers, bicyclists, surfers, sunbathers, skaters and sightseers year-round. It's a great place to exercise or just sit to watch a flock of brown pelicans skim across the waves at sunset.
 

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Crowds swarm to Galveston for Dickens on the Strand, the Festival of Lights and other holiday celebrations. But this year, excitement is building for one of the island's premier holiday attractions at Moody Gardens called ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, the only such exhibition on the Gulf Coast.
 

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