Bolivar Point Lighthouse’s Grand Gala

As the Bolivar Point Lighthouse celebrates its 150th Birthday, the Bolivar Point Lighthouse Foundation sponsored a grand gala fundraiser honoring this special piece of Gulf Coast History. The celebration and fundraiser was a sold out event to be held on the lighthouse grounds with a tent, tables, chairs, and beautiful decor. Unfortunately, Mother Nature had different plans and last minute

Camp Margaritaville RV Resort

The Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the new Camp Margaritaville Crystal Beach RV Resort took place on Monday. This beautiful resort offers it all on the shores of the Bolivar Peninsula – many sites, a resort style pool with swim-up bar, bar-and-grill, concert venue, and endless relaxation. Margaritaville executives, local dignitaries, regional press, and the visiting public were all present

Recreational Boating Safety – Winterizing Your Boat

Bob CurrieBy Bob Currie, Recreational Boating Safety Specialist
U. S. Guard Auxiliary Station Galveston Flotilla
Time of the Season
For many recreational boaters, the first cool spell signals the end of their boating season. Many boaters pull their boat out of the water, park it in the back yard, and cover it with a tarp and let it sit until the next spring. But

TPWD Stocking Rainbow Trout

The annual Texas winter tradition of rainbow trout stocking is heading back to waterbodies across the state to kick off the holiday season. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) will begin stocking thousands of rainbow trout on Nov. 23, the day before Thanksgiving. “TPWD stocks catchable sized fish during winter months to create unique winter angling opportunities

Global Nature Photo Winners

The Nature Conservancy hosted their Annual Global Photo Contest, and the winners for 2022 have been announced on The worldwide photos include various views of landscapes, people, nature, plants, water, and wildlife. This photography is all about being in the right place at the right time, and having an eye for all creation. “The diversity of images from around the world gave a

Interesting Fact

15 Amazing Facts About 15 Birds

God sees me (Part Two)

Brenda Cannon HenleyBy Brenda Cannon Henley
In a recent column, I began the introduction of Sarah, Abraham, and Sarai’s (her name was later changed to Sarah) handmade, Hagar. God had promised Abraham in the Abrahamic Covenant that He would make of his seed a great nation. God said his descendants would be as great as the sand of the

Miss Bee’s Bolivar Buzz

Shannon WilliamsBy Shannon Williams
I have to confess, that I am a BAG LADY! I love bags of every shape and size and have a hard time parting with any type of a bag, including a plain brown grocery bag. They are hard to come by these days and there are so many uses for them. Now, by bags, I mean tote bags, purses, canvas bags, shopping bags of every shape and

Over Served

Georgia's Sand BucketBy Georgia Osten
Never a doubt. The invitation was open-ended. My daughter, Leigh, treated me to the most wonderful experience. I guess she and Mel have attended the Kemah Wine Fest for a few years now. I think I was invited last year, but since it happened on the same weekend as the Nutcracker Market, I declined. I’m only good for one event

Upcoming Events

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Saturday, November 26
Christmas Market

Saturday, November 26
Shop Hop

Saturday, December 3
Dabney Harrison Golf Tournament

Saturday, December 3
Eagle's Trade Days

Saturday, December 10
2022 Crystaland Parade

Saturday, February 18
2023 Mardi Gras Parade

Christmas Bike Drive Underway

bike-0Each year, thanks to the support of generous sponsors and donors, bicycles are given to needy children on the Peninsula. Now in its 24th year, the shiny new bikes continue to bring joy and happiness to many children. There have been changes throughout the years to make the drive more efficient and effective, but the generosity of donors was always constant. Thousands of dollars

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