Things to Do in and around Corpus Christi this Weekend: February 18-20 - The Bend Magazine

Things to Do in and around Corpus Christi this Weekend: February 18-20

A three-day yoga and surf event, dancing on the USS Lexington, Teen Bookfest and more

By: Jessie Chrobocinnksi  Photo: Rachel Benavides

Enjoy a peaceful weekend with yoga and surf classes

February 18-20

Join Akasha Yoga and Divine Moon Yoga for a three-day surf and yoga event! The event’s opening ceremony will take place Friday evening at 6 pm, followed by introductions and intentions, Yin Yoga, Thai Massages and Meditation, and Star Knowledge. The activities pickup Saturday morning with a sunrise beach yoga session and continue throughout the weekend. Check out the event’s Facebook page for the full schedule and sign-up details. 

Shop from an exclusive selection of artisans at The Peddler Show

February 18-20

The Peddler Show takes place this weekend at Richard M. Borchard Regional Fairgrounds from noon to 6 pm on Friday, 9 am-6 pm on Saturday, and 11 am-4 pm on Sunday. Admission is $5 per day or $8 for a weekend pass. Tickets must be purchased online.

Create a terrarium out of a recycled wine bottle on National Drink Wine Night

February 18

Reserve your spot for the National Drink Wine Day Succulent Workshop with Rose Soiree on Friday from 6:30-8 pm. Create one of a kind, fresh succulent terrarium out of a recycled wine bottle and enjoy mini charcuterie boxes and complimentary cocktails and beverages. Tickets are $45, and spots are limited. Book online or call 361-334-0050.

Dance to the sounds of USS Lexington Big Band

February 18

Enjoy a magical evening aboard the USS Lexington Museum for the 29th Annual Stage Door Canteen. Wear your dancing shoes and dress in business casual, 1940s era fashion, or a WWII military uniform. Headlining the star-studded cast will be the USS Lexington Big Band Orchestra. Appetizers, a cash bar, and entertainment will be provided, including complimentary valet parking at the pier base. 

Meet and speak with 22 local and national young adult authors

February 19

On Saturday, swing by the American Bank Center for the 7th Annual Teen Bookfest by the Bay from 9 am-4:30 pm. Filled with author panels, writing and manga workshops, a bookstore, arts and crafts, giveaways, and much more. 

Enjoy a delicious brunch and a live drag show

February 20

Brunch At Robyn’s will be a phenomenal drag show, taking place at The Bay Jewel on Sunday from 11 am- 2 pm. Your ticket will reserve you a seat to a brunch catered by “Beauty And The Bistro,” drinks, access to market vendors, and jaw-dropping performances by Alannah Davis, Miss Matte, Gemini Brooks, Kalico Kandy, Fiji, and the host Robyn Valentine.