The List: August 15-18
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!
August 15, 8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a night of live smooth jazz at The Gold Fish! The local jazz band brings soul to life during their sets. Check them out this Thursday with your favorite katz for a relaxing evening. 724 N. Mesquite St.
Stop by the Art Center of Corpus Christi throughout August to fully immerse yourself in a collection by Pat Johnson! The artist is known for disturbing yet humorous figures that take cues from influences ranging from antiquity to popular culture. The gallery is always free and is full of interesting pieces. 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.
August 15, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Spend your Thursday evening splashing and listening to live music at Waves Resort featuring Schlitterbahn Waterpark! Aloha Dave and the Tourists take the stage above the swim up bar for some entertainment as you swim. Bring the whole family out to this FREE concert for a great night! The full park closes at 6:00 p.m. but admission to this event is free. 14353 Commodores Dr.
August 15, 7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Every Thursday all summer long, enjoy live music at Cole Park Amphitheater. Wind down and enjoy the summer nights with friends and some local jams. Bring along blankets, bikes, food and refreshments to enhance your experience. This week enjoy a Woodstock tribute to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Bay Jammin' and the 50th anniversary of Woodstock! 2600 Ocean Dr.
August 15, 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Cool off at Waves Resort featuring Schlitterbahn Waterpark at this FREE pool party! Bring the whole family to splash and dance to tunes mixed by the resident DJ at Waves Resort. The full park closes at 6:00 p.m. but admission to this event is free every Wednesday through Sunday. 14353 Commodores Dr.
August 16, 5:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.
August 16, 8:00 p.m.
Head to House of Rock for a night of live music! Dancing Days takes the stage playing all of your favorite Led Zeppelin classics. Be sure to come early and order delicious house-made pizza. Get your tickets, here. 511 Starr St.
August 16 and 17, 8:45 p.m.-11:00 p.m.
Enjoy a FREE movie under the stars at Waves Resort featuring Schlitterbahn Waterpark! Watch a family-friendly flick on a 42-foot outdoor theater from the comfort of your tube or chair. This week the featured film is Indiana Jones! The full park closes at 6:00 p.m. but admission to this event is free. 14353 Commodores Dr.
August 16, 5:45 p.m.
Experience Whataburger Field like never before this Friday night! After you watch the Corpus Christi Hooks take on the Midland Rockhounds, stay after the game to camp out on the field. That's right you'll be able to have a sleep over right in center field. Get your tickets, here. 734 E. Port Ave.
August 16 and 17, 7:30 p.m. and August 18, 2:30 p.m.
Enjoy a night at the theater with Aurora Arts Theatre! The Best Little Wh★rehouse in Texas is based on the true story of a legendary Texas Brothel known as the Chicken Ranch, which operated from the 1840s to 1973. Protected by a friendly Sheriff and frequented by politicians, football teams and others, the Chicken Ranch thrived in the small town of Gilbert, Texas. Girls come from all over to work at the ranch and make a little extra cash. However, a crusading do-gooder Houston radio commentator and his conservative audience expose the Chicken Ranch forcing it to shut its doors forever. Get your tickets for the play, here. 5635 Everhart Rd.
August 16, After Dark
Grab a blanket and some popcorn for a free movie at Cole Park Ampitheater! Join the adorable oversized ear elephant, Dumbo, on his journey in the circus. Once the circus owner learns that Dumbo can fly, he soon becomes the main attraction bringing in huge audiences to revitalize the circus. 2600 Ocean Drive
August 16, 8:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
If you love Texas Country music, then you need to be at Brewster Street Ice House Saturday night! Koe Wetzel plays country music that makes you get up and dance making for an unforgettable live show. Don't miss out and get your tickets, here. 1724 N. Tancahua
August 17, 9:45 p.m.
Relive the glory days this weekend at Brewster Street Ice House! Don't Stop Believin' in live music and check out this Journey tribute band. Timeline transports you back to the 80's in each performance. Be sure to get your tickets before they're gone, here. 1724 N. Tancahua
August 17, 9:00 a.m.-Noon
Shop with local farmers and artisan food makers to add that special something to your next meal! Rain or shine, the Southside Farmer's Market has all the local vendors you love and all the goodies. 5800 Everhart Rd.
August 17, 9:00 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Spice up your regular workout by taking it to the water with Water Dog Floating Yoga! SUP is short for Stand Up Paddleboard and the class includes boards, paddles and life vests. On-deck safety and paddle instruction is included in the class to make beginners comfortable and refresh experienced SUPers. Sign up for the class, here. 89 Coopers Alley
August 17, 6:30 p.m.
Head to the Selena Auditorium at the American Bank Center for a night full of laughter! La Familia de Diez is a Mexican television sitcom centered on the Lopez household, a middle class Mexican family that constantly endures hilarious situations! Get your tickets, here. 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
August 17, Noon-6:00 p.m.
Enjoy art by local community artists and spiritual guides at this FREE and unique Holistic Fair! Happening this weekend at the Emerald Beach Hotel, you can find tarot reading, hand crafted jewelry and apothecary wizards. 1102 S. Shoreline Blvd.
August 18, 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Get up close and personal with the artist at the featured exhibit at the Art Museum of South Texas! Enjoy a gallery walk and talk with the visionary and sculptor behind Kent Ullberg: Celebrating the Wild and the Wonderful. 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd.
August 18, 10:30 a.m.-Noon
Have brunch on a boat in the Corpus Christi Bay this Sunday! This intimate brunch setting is best for small parties with big appetites. The brunch buffet journey lasts about a hour and a half aboard the Texas Tease, has a new buffet every week and a full bar on the upper deck with amazing views! Make your reservations, here. 108 People's St T-head
August 18, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
End your weekend the right way with some Sunday brunch! Eats Epicurea Restaurant & Bar at Waves Resort hosts a jazz brunch Sunday series. Enjoy a gourmet meal while listening to the soothing sounds of saxophones and smooth jazz. 14353 Commodores Dr.
August 18, 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Did someone say free yoga? That's right! Every Sunday at the Texas Surf Museum, expect to find yogis from all over coming together at one of the coolest venues in the city. This is donation based yoga, so bring along a little bit of cash to compensate. See you there, and Namaste. 309 N. Water St.