The List: May 16-19
Ready for the ultimate weekend getaway in Corpus Christi but not sure what to do? No worries! Visit Corpus Christi has provided you with awesome things going on this weekend.
Events are updated every Wednesday!
The Island is home to some of the tastiest restaurants in Corpus Christi and now's your chance to try them! For 2 weeks, restaurants on The Island have special menus and special prices for a restaurant-week event that'll fancy your taste buds. For more info and menus look, here.
May 16, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a night of live smooth jazz at The Gold Fish! The local jazz band, Apollo and The Elements, brings soul to life during their sets. Check them out this Thursday with your favorite katz for a relaxing evening. 724 N. Mesquite St.
May 16, 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
The incomparable Michael Franti and Spearhead perform a FREE concert at Brewster Street Icehouse on Thursday, May 16! This show is FREE and no tickets are required for entry but you must bring at least one, non-perishable food item that will be donated to the Coastal Bend Food Bank. 1724 N. Tancahua St.
May 17 and 18, 7:30 p.m. and May 19, 2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a night at the theater with Harbor Playhouse's production of Peter Pan! Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates and the villainous Captain Hook. Get your tickets, here. 1802 N. Chaparral St., Bldg. #2
May 17, 7:00 p.m.
Soccer season is upon us in Corpus Christi! Bring the whole family to watch the Corpus Christi Football Club's season opener against the AHFS Royal at Dugan Soccer Stadium, located near Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Get your tickets, here. 800 Nile Dr.
May 17, 9:00 p.m.- 12:30 a.m.
Spend your Friday at House of Rock with friends, good food and music lovers! Enjoy R&B/Hip-Hop group Re-Nation after you chow down on house made pizza and refreshing beer. Get your tickets, here. 511 Starr St.
May 17, 8:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Head to Brewster Street Ice House for a night of live music with William Clark Green! The Americana/Roots Rock artist takes the stage and puts on a performance that is sure to get you moving. Be sure to go early to enjoy some of the delicious food offered at Brewster Street Ice House. Get your tickets, here. 1724 N. Tancahua
May 17 and 18, 7:30 p.m. and May 19, 2:30 p.m.
Check out Aurora Arts Theatre for a memorable play Casa Rio! A South Texas Comedy, which is about the misadventures of enterprising Consuelo and her pushy neighbor, Licha, provoke laughter reminiscent of the “I Love Lucy” sitcoms of yesteryear. An upcoming convention inspires Consuelo to convert her home into Casa Rio Bed & Breakfast, and she soon discovers that the pursuit of the American dream is not as easy as she thought. Things don’t go quite as planned in this zany comedy set in a South Texas town! Get your tickets, here. 5635 Everhart Rd.
May 17, 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music in a more intimate setting at The Churchyard! Legendary musicians Terri Hendrix and Lloyd Maines come together on The Churchyard stage for a mesmerizing performance. Get your tickets, here. 4425 S. Staples St.
May 18, 7:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Check out Whataburger Field for a grand finale after the Corpus Christi Hooks baseball game! Enjoy popular favorites from the talented Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra and Asleep at the Wheel, complete with a synchronized Harbor Bridge light show and fireworks. Get your tickets for the game, here. 734 E. Port Ave.
May 18, Noon
May 18, Noon-5:00 p.m.
Head to the American Bank Center for the Fourth Annual King of Chrome Car Show! Walk through the exhibit hall and see classic cars as well as some newer ones with flare. Kids 10 and under get free admission! Get your tickets for the event, here. 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
May 18, 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Watch runners from around the world at Beach to Bay, the largest relay marathon in the U.S. The course winds along the shoreline, through the Naval Air Station, over the JFK Bridge and finished along the beautiful Ocean Drive.
May 18, 9:00 p.m.
May 18, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Check out Lorelei Brewing Company for a fun event with Corpus Christi Comic Con! Enjoy a costume contest, tons of giveaways, a trivia night, great beer and so much more at this family-friendly event. 520 NAS Dr.
May 18, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Celebrate International Museum Day at the Art Museum of South Texas! On Saturday, enjoy all the museum has to offer for a reduced admission price. Walk through the beautiful exhibits and end your museum day with some tasty food from Hester's Cafe that over looks the Corpus Christi Bay. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.
May 18, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Head to Lazy Beach Brewing for a cooking class with your other half! Bring your better half, bestie, mom or anyone out for this class where you'll learn to make both savory and sweet crepes. Each class includes a flight of 2 beers and a mimosa, yum! Reserve your spot, here. 7522 Bichon Dr. #100
May 19, 8:00 p.m.
Check out American Bank Center for a great night of live music you won't forget! Dwight Yoakum brings honky-tonk to the modern cowboy during his performances with his pioneered unique sound. Get your tickets, here. 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
May 19, 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Let your creative side out while sipping on some local beer! Lazy Beach Brewing hosts a paint party where you can drink and paint your own masterpiece. Don't forget to get your tickets here before they're all gone! 7522 Bichon Dr. #100
May 19, 6:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Watch the end of the world phenomenon Game of Thrones with other GOT fanatics! Waves Resort is hosting a watch party in the gaming lounge on a projection screen with theater seating for a full immersive experience. Be sure to dress as your favorite character from the series to participate in the cosplay contest! 14353 Commodores Dr.
May 19, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
May 19, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Spend your Sunday listening to some symphonic music at Flour Bluff High School. The Corpus Christi Wind Symphony hosts a concert with FREE admission! 2502 Waldron Rd.
May 19, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
End your weekend the right way with some Sunday brunch! Eats Epicurea, previously known as The Veranda Restaurant located in Schlitterbahn, hosts a jazz brunch Sunday series. Enjoy a gourmet meal while listening to the soothing sounds of saxophones and smooth jazz. 14353 Commodores Dr.