2019-12-01

2019-12-01 E-Edition

Port Aransas by the Numbers

Location Northern tip of Mustang Island 30 minutes from Corpus Christi; three hours south of San Antonio, three hours south of Houston and three-and-a-half hours from Austin. 45 minutes from Corpus Christi International Airport, 30 minutes from downtown Corpus Christi and shopping malls. Population Port Aransas: 3,480 (2010 census) Registered voters: 3,241 Taxes Entity Rate/ $100City …………………………………………….$ . 283112County (Only)……………………………….$.307689School […]

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Chamber of Commerce

Find out about a variety of things going on around town at the Port Aransas Chamber of Commerce and Tourist Bureau At the chamber, one can find out about dining, shopping and everything else Port Aransas and Mustang Island have to offer. The bureau’s visitor center is closed due to damage caused by Hurricane Harvey on Aug. 25, 2017. The […]

Area Attractions

Aransas Pass Rialto Theater, 327 Commercial St. (361) 758-0383. rialtotheater.org A community theater venue for plays, music concerts, weekly music jams and special events. Bayside Fennessey Ranch, F.M. 2678, Bayside, (361) 529-6600 fennesseyranch.com. Custom trips, birding, photography seminars, wild boar hunts and educational programs. Corpus Christi Texas State Aquarium, 2710 N. Shoreline, (361) 881-1200 or (800) 477-GULF. www.texasstateaquarium.org Open daily […]

Birders find happy hunting here

The often mild winter days in Port Aransas offer many birding opportunities as the birding centers are home to a large population of migrant and full-time resident birds. Two whooping cranes have made their home at the Port Aransas Nature Preserve at Charlie’s Pasture for the past two winters, making experts think the whooping crane flock that winters at the […]

Island fashion is on display at fashion show

The new trends in island fashion will be on display at the annual “Fashions and Flip Flops-Island Style” fashion show presented by the Port Aransas Garden Club. This always much-anticipated event will be held Thursday, March 5, at the Port Aransas Civic Center, 710 W.Ave.A. In addition to models walking the runway wearing spring fashions, participating boutiques will have booths […]

Experience history aboard the USS Lexington museum

The USS Lexington Museum this winter will host a Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony and the retired aircraft carrier’s 27th annual Stage Door Canteen. The remembrance ceremony will be held Dec. 7, the 78th anniversary of the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor.Admission will be free. The Stage Door Canteen is a fundraiser set for the evening of Friday, Feb. 14 – […]

Park offers waterfront fun for all

With winter comes cooler temperatures, if you’re looking for opportunities to spend time outdoors, Roberts Point Park is your destination for waterfront fun. The park features everything from sports, sightseeing and more, and it is named after the Roberts family, one of the oldest fishing families on Mustang Island. Sitting on a peninsula near the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, Roberts […]

Activities abound at community park

Need a great place to exercise or have fun for yourself or your four-legged friend this winter? Well, you are in luck because Port Aransas Community Park offers hiking, skating, swimming, disc golf and a place for your pup to play. The park’s spacious pool, dog park, trails, baseball fields, skate park and disc golf course provide fun for all […]

2019-20 Winter Regular Events

December, January, February

Monday, Wednesday, Friday…………………………………Adult tennis 7:30 a.m., PAHS courts, (361) 813-2707 Monday and Wednesday………………………………………Adult tennis 7 p.m., PAHS courts, (361) 813-2707 Monday……………………………………………… Al-Anon Family Group 6 p.m.,Trinity-By-the-Sea Episcopal Church 2nd Tuesday……………………… Port Aransas Garden Club meeting 10 a.m. Community Center 3rd Tuesday…………………………………………. VFW Auxiliary meeting 11 a.m.,Trinity-By-the-Sea Episcopal Church Tuesday-Friday………………………………………Deep Water Aerobics 9 a.m., Community Park Pool, 749-2416 Tuesday, Thursday…………………………………………………… Pickleball […]