Need something to do today but on a tight budget? Check out this roundup of free or low-cost upcoming and ongoing events in the Corpus Christi Area. Although Texas Governor Greg Abbott has reopened the venues to full capacity and lifted the mask mandate as of March 10, some companies may still restrict the number of seats and require masks as a precaution. Contact organizations directly for more information. Information.
Buc Days 2021
The Buc Days 2021 will take place from April 29th to May 9th in downtown Corpus Christi. The Buc Days Stripes Carnival, with rides and games, takes place in front of the American Bank Center arena, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd., April 29 through May 9. instead of. The carnival opens at 5 p.m. on weekdays and at 12 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. The Buc Days PBR Velocity Tour Chute Out will take place on Friday April 30th and Saturday May 1st at 7.30pm in the arena. Check out the Stadium Show Parade Pachanga in the arena on Sunday May 2 at 6 p.m. (there will be no parade route viewing in 2021) or the Navy Army Night Parade on Sunday May 2 at 7 p.m. KRISTV6. The IBC Bank Junior Parade will be postponed to 2022. Check the website for the full schedule, event and carnival prices. Information: https://www.bucdays.com.
2021 Wings over South Texas Air Show
The 2021 Wings over South Texas Air Show has teamed up with Buc Days for a spectacular show along Corpus Christi Bay. SATURDAY EVENTS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER. On Saturday May 1st and Sunday May 2nd from 4 p.m. to 4 p.m., see flybys and displays on the water with the best view between the USS Lexington Museum and the Corpus Christi T-Heads. The main cast includes the USN Blue Angels, the USN F-35 C Lightning II Demo Team, the USAF F-16CJ Viper Demo Team, the USAF Heritage Flight, the USN Legacy Flight and the USN Leap Frogs Parachute Team. Cost: Free visit along the bay; VIP viewing station with food, drink, seating, and comfort station available for $ 100. Information: https://bucdays.com/wings-over-south-texas-may-1-2-2021/.
Corpus Christi Cathedral rummage sale
Corpus Christi Cathedral presents its annual rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, April 30 and Saturday, May 1, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 2 at the Meetinghouse at 505 N. Upper Broadway St. Housewares, appliances, toys , Sporting goods, hardware and more. Cost: Free participation. Information: 361-883-4213 ext. 103.
Safe fun fit on the Bayfront
Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation presents Safe Fun-Fit every Saturday from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. (weather permitting) on the Bayfront at The Water’s Edge Park, 602 S. Shoreline Blvd. Take part in these free fitness activities including 3 miles / 10 km, HIIT camp, yoga, and Zumba. Classes are ages 8+ and COVID-19 precautions are in place. Register at https://lene.ee/safefunfit.cctx. Free. Information: http://www.cctexas.com/safefunfit or https://www.facebook.com/SafeFunFit.CCTX/.
Dollar admission to the Art Museum of South Texas
The South Texas Art Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. on N. Shoreline Blvd. Opened in 1902. See multiple exhibitions during your visit, including “Eye to I: Self-Portraits from the National Portrait Gallery,” which examines how American artists have portrayed themselves since the beginning of the last century. Face masks are required and social distancing is enforced. Cost: USD 1 entry through May 15th thanks to the Friends of AMST, free for members, A&M CC students and children 12 and under. Information: 361-825-3500 or https://www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org/.
Texas speaks art
Learn about Texan artists from across the state with Texas Talks Art virtual seminars on Tuesday lunchtime at https://texastalksart.org/. In the form of virtual 30-minute lunchtime discussions, the series introduces 50 Texan artists and artist collectives in conversation with 50 Texas curators. A cross-generational list of artists who work across media and at different points in their careers is also presented. The participating institutions include the Art Museum of South Texas and the Rockport Center for the Arts. Free. Information: https://texastalksart.org/.
The best of Murphy Givens on KEDT-FM
KEDT presents “The Best of Murphy Givens” on Fridays at 7.45am and 5.44pm on KEDT-FM 90.3 in Corpus Christi and KVRT-FM 90.7 in Victoria. KEDT will air reruns of favorites from Murphy Givens’ local history radio columns every Friday during NPR’s Morning Edition and NPR’s All Things Considered. Segments will also be available online at https://www.kedt.org/. Information: https://www.kedt.org/murphy-givens.
New Padre Island Art Gallery opens
The new Padre Island Art Gallery is open at 14617 S. Padre Island Drive. The opening times are Wednesdays to Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. View and buy works by local artists in your community. Art classes will be offered once the concerns of COVID-19 are behind us. Information: 361-949-3314 or https://padreislandartgallery.com/.
Collier Pool, Natatorium open for lap and general swimming
Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Collier Pool, 3801 Harris Drive, and Corpus Christi Natatorium, 3202 Cabanis Pkwy., Are now open for laps and general swimming Saturday and Sunday through May 27th until 1pm. The swimming lessons in the lap are Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The general swimming hours of the Natatorium are Saturdays and Sundays between 1 and 4 a.m. The swimming lessons in the lap are Monday to Friday from 5 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. For more information on COVID-19-related guidelines for pools, please visit https://www.cctexas.com/detail/recreational-swim-and-lap-swim-winterspring-schedule.
Southside Farmers’ Market
The Southside Farmers’ Market takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Market in the Everhart Mall, 5800 Everhart Road. Rain or shine, buy local products, honey, eggs, jams and jellies, pickles and jams, herbs and spices, snacks, baked goods, body products as well as arts, jewelry, handicrafts and much more. COVID-19 precautions such as social distancing are in place, and masks and gloves are recommended. Information: 361-774-4129 or https://www.facebook.com/CCFarmersMarket/.
Downtown farmers market in the Art Center
Corpus Christi Downtown Farmers Market takes place on Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the courtyard of the Corpus Christi Arts Center, 100 N. Shoreline Blvd. instead of. The providers offer fresh products, meat from the region, eggs, dairy products, baked goods, jams and jellies, cucumbers, freshly cut flowers, handicrafts and much more. COVID-19 precautions are being taken and social distancing and masks are encouraged. Free. Information: https://www.facebook.com/GrowLocalFarmersMarket/.
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