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Official Blues Brothers Revue at The Grand this Saturday!

Relive all the fun of the original Saturday Night Live Blues Brothers, live on stage at The Grand!

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If you haven't been to Galveston lately, now is the perfect time to experience some of the island's unique attractions - at a price you can't refuse. Select four or more participating attractions and save up to 40% off retail price. How's that for making an easy getaway easier?
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Shrimp lovers are gearing up for the upcoming Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival where overflowing cups of gumbo and seafood dishes will please their palates, while the festival will also provide an entertaining weekend for the whole family. The fun returns September 26-28.
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The season for thrills and chills is quickly approaching and Galveston Island's ghostly history makes it one of the top destinations in the country for "haunted" travel. As October approaches, makes your plans now for spooky fun and near-perfect weather!
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It's Island Time!
With summer slowly approaching fall, there's never been a better time to make your plans for an end-of-season Island getaway!

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Clear Water
The orange ball of the sun balanced on the horizon line, mirrored in the glassy water. The world was silent, except for the faint sound of the surf ski slicing through the water, and occasional gulls as they flew by.

Vibrant Galveston Symphony Season Opens
The Galveston Symphony Orchestra began the season with its traditional soft opening which always features a "Pops Concert". However, if this rollicking collection of favorites is an indicator of the upcoming season, then music lovers are in for a real treat.

More Smoke and Furor
Well folks, Lorraine has good news for some and not so good for others – BUT if you have booked a Carnival Cruise departing October 1 or after, DO NOT plan on having sex and a “ciggie” after on your private balcony!

Historic Churches Abound on Galveston Island
While cruising aimlessly around the island from time to time as I am wont to do, I’m frequently awestruck by the sheer number of stately, generations-old churches that populate Galveston.

Galveston Arts Center Launches New Art Program at UTMB Children's Hospital
Galveston Arts Center's Reyna Collura has been spending Thursday mornings at UTMB Children’s Hospital, where she hosts free art workshops and leads bedside art activities for pediatric patients and their families.

33rd Annual Island Oktoberfest Returns October 24-25
A very special – and expanded - entertainment schedule will highlight this year’s 33rd annual Island Oktoberfest.

Gumbo Galore for a 5th Year with the Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival
Shrimp lovers are gearing up for the upcoming Galveston Island Wild Texas Shrimp Festival where overflowing cups of gumbo and seafood dishes will please their palates, while the festival will also provide an entertaining weekend for the whole family.

End of Summer Tactics
Late in the summer it seems that people just get frayed. There are more complaints, arguments, fights, and weird things happening than earlier in the season.

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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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Clean Galveston has been around since 1982 when it was started to help with litter abatement and city beautification. Since then it has spent countless dollars on projects to keep Galveston as clean and beautiful as possible. & Company RSS: News  

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