The List: August 22-25
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!
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 22, 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.
August 22, 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Did you know Texas has its own coral reef? The Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary lies about 100 miles out to sea, but this weekend you can explore this unique biodiverse landscape without even leaving the shore! The Texas State Aquarium hosts a viewing party that takes you up close and personal to these beautiful creatures. Don't miss out and get your tickets, here. 2710 N. Shoreline Blvd.
August 23, 8:45 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 Wall-E! The full park closes at 6:00 p.m. but admission to this event is free. 14353 Commodores Dr.
August 23 and 24, 7:30 p.m. and August 25, 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 23, 6:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Rocket ride to the Waves Gaming Lounge & Esports Training Center at Waves Resort featuring Schlitterbahn Waterpark to show off your skills! Put your Fortnite skills to the test as your work your way through the ranks to become the Waves Summer Gaming Champion. Entry fee for the tournament is $15. 14353 Commodores Dr.
August 23, 8:00 p.m.
Mamma Mia, how could I resist ya?! If you love all things ABBA, then this is the perfect event for you happening at Brewster Street Ice House! Spend the evening singing ABBA lyrics at the top of your lungs with your best friends and dancing the night away at this modern day tribute. Get your tickets, here. 1724 N. Tancahua
August 24, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
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. Enjoy live music, fresh produce and unique art at the craft fair! 5800 Everhart Rd.
August 24, 9:30 a.m.
Tap into your creative side at the Art Center of Corpus Christi! Work alongside and learn from Texas clay artist Pat Johnson in an atmosphere that generates dialog, exploration and problem solving. All levels of sculpting are welcomed! 100 N. Shoreline Blvd.
August 24, 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 24, 9:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
Laugh the night away at Mesquite Street Comedy Club! This comedy showcase will have you laughing out of your seat as Javi Luna presents some of his favorite up and coming stand-up comedians. Before the show enjoy some tasty food from Mesquite Street Pizza Co. Get your tickets, here. 615 N. Mesquite St.
August 24, 9:30 p.m.
Head to Brewster Street Ice House for a rocking concert featuring Metal Shop! Rock out to your favorite heavy metal hits as you enjoy an iced cold beer with friends. Get your tickets for the show, here. 1724 N. Tancahua
August 25, 9:00 a.m,.-3:00 p.m.
Enjoy a family friendly car show this Sunday at Whataburger Field! See makes and models of all kinds that are sure to excite any and all automotive enthusiasts. Admission is $15 and kids, military and veterans are FREE! 734 E. Port Ave.
August 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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.