Going Coastal

Discover the True Story Behind "Amazing Grace," The Musical

as shared by The Grand 1894 Opera House

 

THE GRAND presents AMAZING GRACE−The Musical

 

GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (25 February 2018.)  On Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 3 pm and 8 pm, The Grand 1894 Opera House presents the powerful Broadway touring production of Amazing Grace. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand’s Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com.

A story of hope, the song of freedom −Amazing Grace is the awe-inspiring true story behind one of the world’s most-beloved songs, that comes to life in a radiant touring production of the original 2015 Broadway show. In this captivating tale of romance, rebellion, and redemption, you’ll follow one man whose incredible journey ignited a historic wave of change. Brimming with emotion and adventure, “Amazing Grace is an unforgettable musical saga that captures the spirit of history’s sweetest and most powerful sound: freedom.” – Broadway in Chicago

American Theatrical Masterpiece "On Golden Pond"

as shared by The Grand 1894 Opera House

THE GRAND presents the American theatrical masterpiece, "ON GOLDEN POND"

GALVESTON ISLAND, TEXAS (31 January 2018.) On Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 8pm, The Grand 1894 Opera House presents On Golden Pond, performed by the Montana Repertory Theatre. Tickets may be purchased at The Grand’s Box Office, 2020 Postoffice Street, by calling 409.765.1894, 800.821.1894, or online at www.thegrand.com.

Schooner American

Schooner America Makes an October Stop in Galveston

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? 

  • The original AMERICA put yaching on the map
  • Most famous racing yacht
  • America's Cup was named after the boat, not the country
  • Conveyor of secret agens
  • Confederate blockade runner
  • Nava Academy training vessel
  • Union warship
  • Pride and joy of a famous Civil War general and politician, Benjamin F. Butler

 

How Harvesting Rainwater Helps Galveston Bay

As shared by The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) ...

The Galveston Bay Foundation (GBF) is entering the fourth year of its Rain Barrel Program. This program aims to educate the communities surrounding the Galveston Bay of the benefits of harvesting rainwater. It is a low maintenance, low cost method for easily conserving water at home.

Private Rail Car Owners Come to Galveston

This is an extraordinary group of train cars ranging from 60 to 100 years old. Modern conveniences have been added to some such as TVs and stereos but the vintage ambiance is preserved with chandeliers, mahogany wood doors, and plush furnishings.