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Finally Friday: Your weekend event guide for the Coastal Bend

Need something to do this January 14th - January 16th weekend?

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — It is finally Friday, and we have a weekend full of events coming up in the Coastal Bend. Click on the event name for more information.

Friday - Sunday 

'I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change at Port Aransas Community Theatre

The Port Aransas Community Theatre presents “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. Sundays Jan. 13-30. 

Attend this musical comedy about relationships from dating to marriage to growing old, a celebration of the mating game that takes on the truths and myths behind that contemporary conundrum known as “the relationship.” Rated R for language and sexual content. Cost: $22 general admission.

Harbor Playhouse presents 'Clue: The Musical'

Audience members will get to play along with Clue cards that will be provided. Three members of the audience will be chosen at the end of the show to see if they could figure out whodunnit.  

There will also be a chance to win an autographed classic Clue game. You can buy tickets online at the Harbor Playhouse website. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students/seniors/military and $10 for children. 

The show runs from Jan. 14 to Feb. 13., but get yours tickets fast before they sell out!

Nueces County Junior Live Stock Carnival

The Nueces County Junior Livestock Show carnival opens at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 11 through Friday, Jan. 14, at noon Saturday, Jan. 15 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16 at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds. Closing time varies based on how weather and attendance levels. Cost: $30 wristband.  

Rockport Fulton Market Days

Come join the fun! There will be over 100 vendors, food trucks and live music. They are pet friendly as well!

Friday, January 14th 

BobFest 2022 

It's our 3rd Anniversary! Coastal Bend Distilling is proud to be open these 3 years, producing spirits, distributing across South Texas & giving back to our community.

Join us for food, live music, special cocktails & a special release of our newest product: La Lechuza Agave Spirit.

The Marshall Tucker Band at American Bank Center

Friday Playdate

Let's 'build' a snowman!
Come paint a snowman after class. Materials provided!

Chingona Comedy: Corpus Christi

The Chingonas of Comedy perform at 8:00 p.m. at Mesquite St. Pizza Southside, 4535 S. Padre Island Drive Suite No. 1. Cost: $20 general admission, $30 preferred seating.

Home School Day: The Features & Feathers of Flight

Come fly with us at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History! This month explore all about the biology of the animals and insects that take flight. See how our winged friends taught humans the secrets to the sky. Not only will you get to see and learn about our birds and bugs from collections, but you’ll also get to try and make your own flying creation! From bumble bees to blue jays and from planes to parachutes the Museum has just the opportunity to kick off the new year into new heights.

Scott White at Comics Live Southside

Comedian Scott White performs at 9:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14 and Saturday, Jan. 15 at Comics Live Southside inside Sal’s Bronx Pizza. White has been doing stand-up and improv comedy for over 20 years all over the country, plus entertained troops in Korea, Japan and Guam. Doors open at 9;)0 p.m. $15 dollars for general admission. 

Saturday, January 15th

January 15th 624 Vendors Market Calallen

Come and support local vendors while having great time with your family. 

Car Show

Bring your hot rod, supercar, classic, or just something cool! Bring the family and check out the rides.
$10 dollars per car entry, free to the public.
Cash prize to the Best in Show voted by the people!

Storybook Farms Petting Zoo

Petting Zoo Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. We will have pony, donkeys, goats, rabbits, baby bunnies, chickens, and baby chicks this time.

Robert Ray

Robert Ray live in concert at Brewster Street Icehouse - Downtown. General Admission is $15 dollars. Doors open 8:00 p.m. Show starts 9:00 p.m. 

Family Stroll & Stride - Corpus Christi 

Free Community Event
Bring friends, family, family-friendly pets! 1 mile stroll with something fun after.

Southside Farmers’ Market

MLK Celebration

In Celebration of MLK we would like to invite everyone to come & join us for a day of Play. We will be having football games on the screen along with a character friend & face painter from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Don't miss out on this fun filled day.

Entry fee is $10 per child 6m-13yrs.
Parents are free.

Islanders Women's & Men's Basketball vs. University of Incarnate Word

Come support Islanders Women's Basketball team as they face off against University of Incarnate Word at 1:00PM. The Islanders Men's Basketball team follow at 3:30PM.

Sunday, January 16th 

Sensory Sensitive Sundays - January

We are excited to announce Sensory Sensitive Sundays are back!  Starting this Sunday, Jan. 16, families with children with sensory sensitivities will be able to enjoy the Aquarium in a quieter, modified environment. Sensory-friendly modifications include special encounters and designated quiet spaces.

This month's Sensory Sensitive Sunday will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and is in partnership with @driscollchildrenshospital

Tickets are available for pre-sale by emailing mpena@txstateaq.org

More information for dates and tickets: https://bit.ly/33m3BD2

Crosstown Expressway

Crosstown Expressway is a local Corpus Christi band showcasing their upbeat groovy and rock melodies. Enjoy the Bloody Mary and Micheladas bar with live music from Crosstown Expressway.  

Open Mic Night Hosted by Rev Matt

Open Mic Night Hosted By Rev Matt. Come showcase your singing talents, poetry, or comedy on the legendary stage.

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