Lighthouse Market Days return

Special to the PRESS

On Saturday, October 13, the City of Port Isabel and the Port Isabel Museums will be hosting their annual Lighthouse Market Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Lighthouse grounds.

Vendors at Lighthouse Square will be offering a variety of food, antiques, arts and crafts, art and more.

The Port Isabel Historical Museum and the Treasures of the Gulf Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will have a special admission price of $1.00 for each site. The Lighthouse will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., also with a special admission price of $1.00.

For more information, contact the Museums at (956) 943-7602 or email Jeannie Marie A. Flores at museumdirector@copitx.com.

The Lighthouse Market Day is an extension of the Museums of Port Isabel’s mission to collect, preserve, and interpret the art, history, and culture of the Laguna Madre area through preservation, educational programs, tours, exhibits, and workshops. Held annually on the second Saturday of October, Lighthouse Market Day celebrates the historic roots, community and beauty of the Port Isabel Lighthouse.

Live music by MEZA will be on-hand. Originally started as a side project for the Woodsboro High School Band in 2008, MEZA is now a versatile trio playing a variety of music such as rock, oldies and even country music. David Meza Jr. is the lead guitar and vocals. Edward Meza plays bass and David Meza, Sr. (dad) is on drums. MEZA has played many venues in the Corpus Christi area, such as The House of Rock and Disc-Go-Round, and local clubs in Woodsboro. Additionally, MEZA has won second place in the Battle of The Bands in Corpus Christi in 2009. They also have played for local benefits such as Back to School Bash, Christmas on the Square and local church festivals.

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