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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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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.

Rehabilitation Efforts Begin on 1892 Bishop's Palace
Galveston Historical Foundation begins restoration on the Walter and Josephine Gresham House also known as Bishop’s Palace this month.

Rosenberg Library Presents Its September Treasure of the Month
During the month of September, Rosenberg Library will exhibit items related to one of the island’s best-known musicians, Felix Stella.

Place of Deadliest Storm in U.S. History Has Become Popular Destination for Haunted Travel
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.

The Fall Preview
School is back in session, and that means fall is just around the corner. Whether you're planning on only visiting Galveston Island for the day or you plan to make this your weekend getaway, there's a list of fun and exciting things to do.

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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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