Going Coastal

Premier sail and power South West International Boat Show gears up for an inaugural fall show, the region's largest-in-water boat show. At the show, buyers will be able to see boats in their element.


The log-shaped cake is made and decorated like a yule log. Let’s examine an easy French Christmas Yule Log recipe.


New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Holiday Festival Premiers Indoor Ice Skating Rink

(New Orleans, La.) – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center today announced that NOLA ChristmasFest tickets will be available online November 1 at www.nolachristmasfest.com. The third annual NOLA ChristmasFest will kick off on Friday, December 18 and continue through Sunday, December 27.


National Park Service Celebrates 100th Birthday

America’s national parks, all 411 protected areas with 59 parks encompassing 84 million acres, celebrate their 100th birthday August 25, 2016. Celebrations abound this year…this is a great chance for you to introduce family and friends to the outdoors.

America’s first national park – and the world’s – was established with the creation of Yellowstone in 1872. Parkways, monuments, seashores, scenic rivers, urban parks, historic buildings, homes and more encompass America’s current park system.

Famed female athlete Mildred “Babe” Didrikson Zaharias’ legacy is brought back to life with a new children’s book, “BABE CONQUERS THE WORLD: The Legendary Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias,” written by husband-and-wife team Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace. In celebration of the new book, Beaumont’s Babe Didrikson Zaharias Museum will host a meet and greet with the duo from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. April 10.

The numbers are in, and the 7th Annual Classic Rock 104.5/Edwards Law Firm ROCK & RIDE broke all previous records. Up from $14,000 in 2015, the 3-day motorcycle event and rally raised $20,086.43. One hundred percent of the registration fees for the ride go directly to non-profit partner, Operation:  Cigars for Warriors.


07/26/2016 Corpus Christi, TX. For immediate release…The 7th annual Classic Rock 104.5/Edwards Law Firm ROCK & RIDE will be held August 25 – August 27, 2016. The motorcycle fun run is the largest local motorcycle event in the Coastal Bend. It is also the only motorcycle event that donates 100% of the registration fees to a non-profit.

Update:  "Rock & Ride" Supporting Active Duty 7th Annual Event Bigger than Ever

Botanical Gardens celebrates National Public Gardens Day, and Mother’s Day weekend

2 free admission offers on big weekend!

 Treat Mom to Flowers - lots of them

CORPUS CHRISTI—Instead of giving flowers for Mothers’ Day, bring Mom to the flowers! The South Texas Botanical Gardens and Nature Center celebrates Mothers’ Day weekend, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, May 9 through 11, with two free admission opportunities!

The Corpus Christi Botanical Gardens & Nature Center is hosting 100 or so 'costumed' flamingos with names including - Lady Mermingo, Flamingo in Drag-on, The Flockettes, Flamingo en Plumage, Red River Rivalry, Hula Lula, Fred & Ethel, Can-Can Flamingo, ‘O Sol Amingo and Flamingo-dactyl.  The fun begins Sunday, July1 through August 15 on the South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center grounds at 8545 S. Staples Street.

Moonlight in the Gardens, Corpus ChristiBy Cheryl McCann

Gardens created with white, pink, lavender or yellow silvery, gray variegated foliage seem to glow in the light of the full moon. Moonlight in the Gardens is not a new concept. Centuries ago in China, having meditation in moonlight in the gardens was quite common. Only since the Nineteenth century have moonlight gardens become popular in our country.

About 100 named and costumed pink plastic yard flamingos are made into works of art by professional and amateur artists. Along with these flashy, feathery, fabulous and fancy flamingos will be a flock of 200 feathers-only ones for visitor photo opportunities.

The community pops concert, under the direction of Maestro John Giordano, will feature a wide variety of pop classics and movie favorites including familiar selections by John Williams, Disney tunes and patriotic favorites.