Big Thicket National Preserve Participates in Operation Dry Water
KOUNTZE, Texas, March 16, 2017– During the weekend of June 30 thru July 2, 2017 Visitor and Resource Protection (VRP) staff at Big Thicket National Preserve will be partnering with the US Coast Guard out of Station Sabine Pass, to engage in Operation Dry Water (ODW), a nationwide law enforcement effort that targets boating under the influence awareness and enforcement. The mission of ODW is to reduce the number of alcohol-related accidents and fatalities through increased recreational boater awareness and by fostering a stronger and more visible deterrent to alcohol use on the water.
Photo courtesy of Galveston Historical Foundation
Why would you want to see this World War II replica of one of the most honored vessels in the United States by the same named?
Voted one of the best beer events in the U.S. Named #5 of USA Today's "Best Beer Festivals" and ranked as the "Best International Event" by Thrillist.
The Grand's Season opener is featuring the Texas Tenors in Concert at its two shows on Saturday, September 10 at 3:00 and 8:00 p.m. Both shows are a part of live taping for a PBS Special to be launched in June at the same time the new Texas Tenor CD, Rise is set to be released this Spring.
Treat yourself and go to a live performance at The Grand 1894 Opera House. It is truly a unique and exhilarating experience while enjoying the beautiful surroundings of one of Galveston's historical gems.
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THE MAGIC OF LIVE PERFORMANCE SPELLS
GREAT ENTERTAINMENT AT THE GRAND!
Subscriptions Now Available to 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season
GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (1 July 2016). As a premier entertainment showplace for acclaimed international stars, iconic American artists, and celebrated regional performers, The Grand 1894 Opera House continues to produce an annual performing arts season that delivers “living in the moment” entertainment experiences that capture the imagination of its audiences. Its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season will include many such memorable events.
Explains Maureen M. Patton, Executive Director of The Grand: “The magic of live performance − where talented artists share their creative joy while feeding off the energy of a captivated audience − is like nothing else. And, if ever there were a time to add something joyful and uplifting to our day-to-day lives, this would be it!”