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So much crazy fun happening this weekend

Posted: 8:41 PM, Feb 05, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-05 21:46:06-05
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — We have our weekly local events summary right here.

FRIDAY

Magician Criss Angel performing in Corpus Christi

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World famous magician Criss Angel will be doing some magic in Corpus Christi this weekend.

He has a show at Selena Auditorium this Friday.

The 6 time "Magician of the year," is doing a show called, "Criss Angel RAW – The Mindfreaked Unplugged."

Selena Auditorium is located at 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd. Corpus Christi, TX 78401 United States.

You can buy tickets and find more information here.

Spend the night in the USS Lexington if you dare

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Do you have what it takes to spend the night on an old warship?

The USS Lexington has invited thrill seekers for the Blue Ghost Paranormal Experience.

"Eerie creaks and clangs and missing things, to encounters with otherworldly beings," their event page says. "We invite you to an overnight experience where you will have the chance to hunt for the supernatural yourself."

The sleepover starts at 7 p.m. on Friday and ends at 5 a.m. the next morning.

Mr. Bill Miller will be your guide as you explore the ship.

There will opportunities to try out their newest escape room adventure, "Face Your Fears."

Check out more information here.

Tell your story at the monthly Verbal Ink meetup

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Come check out Verbal Ink and celebrate an evening of live storytelling with local storytellers giving their unique perspectives on escape.

Doors open at 7:00 pm.

To discover more about the Verbal Ink, visit www.verbal-ink.com

Created in partnership with the Art Museum of South Texas.

House of Rock and Lorelei Brewing Company proudly sponsor this event.

Verbal Ink is a free event, but please pay $1 at the door to support the great work at the Art Museum of South Texas.

Bring your dog to the Puppy Love 5K

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The Puppy Love 5k is kicking off on Saturday.

It will take place at the south end of Cole Park, in front of First Baptist Church.

Categories include a 5K fun for adults and children, and a 1K dog run.

The 5k starts at 9 a.m.

You can Register at https://v-f-productions.raceentry.com/races/puppy-love-5k/2020/register

Local brewery holding chili cook-off this Saturday

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Nueces Brewing Company is throwing their annual chili cook-off.

Get your team together and cook up your best pot of chili.

Entry tickets are 20 bucks. Teams can be made up of up to 4 people.

Bring Chili in a Crock-Pot or insulated vessel. Teams should bring own extension cords.

Teams to provide serving utensils.

3oz Serving cups will be provided as well as spoons.

Judged categories include people’s choice and best Texas (no beans) chili.

Prizes include free stuff, a trophy, bragging rights, and ice cream.

Costumes and themes are encouraged!

CCSO to present ‘An American Rhapsody'

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The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra has another powerhouse performance planned for this weekend.

Under the direction of Maestro Hector Guzman, the CCSO will present ‘An American Rhapsody,’ featuring 14-year-old piano sensation James Tien performing Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, followed by Dvorak’s New World Symphony. Also featured, Suite from Porgy and Bess.

This concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center (6300 Ocean Drive). Pre-concert entertainment will feature live music, a cash bar and light snacks in the PAC lobby beginning at 6:30 p.m.

For ticket information, call 883-NOTE (6683) or visit www.ccsymphony.org.

Seafood lovers to unite for Oysterfest this Saturday

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The 2020 Oysterfest celebrates cajun seafood.

Presented by Gold Falcon Custom Jewelers the festival will have all the oysters, crawfish, and gumbo you and your family can handle.

Your ticket purchase comes with a complimentary oyster sampled and Mardi Gras beads.

There will be live music from Russell Boyd’s “Bourbon Street” Singalong Piano Show and special guests The Cajun Creux.

Don't forget to register to win a $700 Pearl Necklace from Gold Falcon at their locations in Portland or Calallen, or the night of the Festival at Brewster Street Icehouse.

Check out all the seafood deals here.

SUNDAY

Enchilada plate fundraiser benefits Schoenstatt Movement Center