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Weekend Roundup: November 1st-3rd

10/31/2019 05:09PM ● By Kylie Cooper
By: Jessie Monsivais  Photo via: K Space Art Studios, Clay Rueter 

Are you experiencing post-Halloween blues? Fear not, the first weekend of November is here, and it is anything but drab! From routine favorites like First Friday Artwalk to staple holiday fairs, the Coastal Bend has plenty to offer for the whole family.

Fill up on gyros and baklava at the 56th Annual Greek Festival from November 1 – 3 at the Greek Orthodox Church. Sit and enjoy the food and entertainment with the styles of Greece. Don’t forget to take the historical tour of the Church and learn the history of the Greek community in the Coastal Bend. 502 S. Chaparral St.

First Friday Artwalk is here from 5:30 pm – 9 pm. Enjoy the cold weather and walk around downtown to explore local art, live music, and entertainment.

K Space Studios is featuring smooth and soulful artistic stylings of young, up and coming artist, Clay Reuter. Stop by for the “Alma Blues” exhibition opening at the Schaudies Gallery inside K Space Studios. 326 N. Chaparral St.  

The Women's Entrepreneur Society of Corpus Christi is partnering with The Bay Jewel Event Center to bring a one-of-its-kind vendor market to downtown Corpus Christi during the November Art Walk! Visit talented women-owned small businesses for an evening of shopping from original art, handmade items, and fashion to gifts, unique goods, and services. 624 N. Mesquite St.

The Art Museum of South Texas is also offering $1 admission for Frost First Friday Dollar Day. Explore the diverse exhibitions that make AMST so unique.

The Día De Los Muertos festivities begin at the Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History from 10 am – 5 pm with activities reflecting the Latin traditions. Agua frescas will also be available for a $1 and the cost to attend will be $1 for nonmembers and free for members. For more information visit www.ccmuseum.com

The celebration continues from 3 pm – 12 am as the Día De Los Muertos Festival takes over the downtown streets of Corpus Christi. Immerse yourself in the Latin American tradition that celebrates departed loved ones with feasts, ofrendas, decorations, and other offerings. 415 Starr St.

The 13th annual Rockport Film Festival continues through November 3. Film screenings begin at noon Friday and Saturday and 12:30 pm on Sunday at the Aransas County Airport. Over 40 independent films will be featured at the festival, from documentary to fiction. For more information visit www.rockportfilmfestival.com

Come one, come all to the tours of the Centennial House Tours from 12 pm – 4 pm on Sunday, November 3, presented by the Corpus Christi Area Heritage Society. Experience walking the halls of the Britton-Evans House, the oldest building in Corpus Christi. The event is free to attend, but donations are appreciated.  For more information call 361-853-7034. 411 N. Upper Broadway.