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Weekend fun for the family and for just adults

Posted at 9:02 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 22:27:49-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — If you are looking for stuff to do this weekend, you came to the right place.

The Peddler show is back in Robstown

As students head back to the classroom, can the fall season be far behind?

No, according to organizers of The Peddler Show (and just about everyone else, for that matter).

The latest edition of The Peddler Show rolls into town this Friday through Sunday and will once again be held at the Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds in Robstown at 1213 Terry Shamsie Blvd.

This one-stop shopping experience offers a unique way to find one-of-a-kind gifts for the people who are important to you. Talented designers, artisans, creators and craftsmen from across the country will be on hand, many of them with new ideas and items.

Those who attend will also be able to find the latest trends in women and children's clothing, totes and handbags, shoes and accessories. Shoppers will also discover handmade jewelry, rustic furniture, seasonal floral arrangements, gourmet treats and foods, personalized home decor, pottery, decorative candles, organic soaps and lotions, and much more.

Many items feature on-site customization and personalization.

Admission to The Peddler Show is just $7 for adults ($5 if purchased in advance at the website) and the ticket is good all weekend. Children under 12 are admitted free.

There will also be plenty of free parking on site.

Doors will be open from Noon to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and 11:00 a,m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.

For additional details, find them on Facebook or visit their website.

Written by Mike Gillaspia


Meet 'Curious George' and 'Arthur' at KEDT's Kids Festival

It's a festival for kids!Bring all your young ones over to the KEDT Kids Festival 2019.

The fun will be located at 3205 South Staples Street at the corner of Kostoryz.

Their event page promises loads of fun opportunity to meet beloved characters such as Curious George, the man with the yellow hat, and Arthur

This free event starts at 9 am this Saturday, August 17, and ends at 1 pm.

Kids fest is brought to you by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation. Some of the other event sponsors include H-E-B, Everest Water, and Del Mar College.


Car show meet-up at local arcade this Saturday

SketchyMotorworks and Quasars Arcade are teaming up this weekend to celebrate the automobile.

The"mega meet" is meant for locals to come together and show off their fancy cars.

According to their webpage,the event starts at 7:30 pm and goes until everyone is gone.

"come out and support a local badass business" their event page says.

All cars are welcome and the event organizers promise that it will be low car friendly. Organizers also remind people attending to refrain from burnouts.


Americas Got Talent comedian in Corpus Christi

Comedian Andy Huggins got his big break on NBC's America's Got Talent a few years ago and he will be performing downtown this weekend.

"A graduate of both The Comedy Store in Los Angeles and Houston's legendary Comedy Workshop, Andy is a thirty-year veteran of both clubs and concerts. He has opened for acts ranging from Ray Charles to Billy Gardell. In addition, Andy has written for Bill Hicks, Jay Leno, and Billy Crystal on The Academy Awards." their event page says.

The show is at Comics Live at 429 Schatzell St, Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. Seating starts at 9 pm and the show starts at 9:30 pm, this Saturday, August 17.

General admission is $15, admission and dinner is $40, and the VIP package for two is $120.

Visit their event page for more information on tickets and pricing. (click here)

Check out Andy Huggins original audition for America's Got Talent:


Free salsa lessons this Saturday

Immerse yourself in the Spanish language and get some free Salsa dance lessons this Saturday!

Hablamos, a local school devoted to the Spanish language, hosts this awesome event monthly. This month it is on August 17 at 5738 S Alameda St, Corpus Christi, Texas 78412. (Coffee Waves)

The totally free event starts at 6 pm, and the salsa lessons, brought to you by CC Ballroom by the bay, start at 7 pm.

"HABLAMOS is excited to offer a Spanish Immersion opportunity once a month not only to our students but to ANYONE in the community FREE," their event page says, "Our #1 goal is to promote the beauty of the Spanish language and create unique comfortable opportunities for those that want to practice!"

For more information, check out their event page. (click here)