SPI catching sandcastle fever with “Sandcastle Trail”

SPI catching sandcastle fever with “Sandcastle Trail”
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 10:07am

South Padre Island, Texas, October 1, 2013— With Sandcastle Days, set for October 4-6, just around the corner, the Island is catching sandcastle fever! The Convention & Visitors Bureau Transition Board approved matching funds for local businesses to build a sand sculpture that would become part of the Island’s “Sandcastle Trail.” More than 20 sites have already been approved.

Make plans to enjoy the skill, artistry and creativity of local sculptor Lucinda Wierenga, a.k.a. Sandy Feet. All sculptures are expected to be completed by November 1.

“Sandcastle Trail” Sites and Descriptions:
1. Friends of Animal Rescue, 4908 Padre Blvd., Puppies and kitties at the beach
2. Ship Shape, 5212 Padre Blvd., Sandcastle
3. Bada Bing Bagels, 1817 Padre Blvd., Female angler
4. Coastal Studies Lab, 100 Marine Lab. Dr., Native ocean flora and fauna
5. American Diving, 33256 State Park 100, Dolphin
6. South Padre Trips, 1515 Padre Blvd., Polar bear sitting in a beach chair with a drink in hand
7. Clayton’s, 6900 Padre Blvd., Sea horse in coral reef setting
8. Paragraphs, 5505 Padre Blvd., Open book base with fairytale characters emerging from it
9. Sea Turtle Inc., 6617 Padre Blvd., Sea turtle
10. Suntide III, 3000 Gulf Blvd., King Poseidon with clam shell and dolphin
11. KOA, 1 Padre Blvd., Sandcastle
12. Padreritaville, 4001 Padre Blvd., Shrimp chef
13. Island Services, 1700 Padre Blvd., TBD
14. On The Beach, 2105 Padre Blvd., Wave with surfboard
15. D’Pizza Joint, 2413 Padre Blvd., One side: 2D surfer catching a wave and other side: rising sun sliced like a pizza
16. Pier 19, 1 Padre Blvd., Underwater scene with fish, coral reef, skulls and treasure chest
17. Furcron Realtors, 4800 Padre Blvd., Fish scene
18. Café Kranzler, 2412 Padre Blvd., Butterfly castle
19. La Copa, 350 Padre Blvd., Tall narrow castles on both sides of the monument sign
20. Taco Factory, 1817 Padre Blvd., Castle with highest point reaching 6 ft.
21. Tiki, 6608 Padre Blvd., 4 ft. pelican at the base of monument sign
22. Laguna Bob’s, 2401 Laguna Blvd., Musical instruments
23. Laguna Madre Yoga & Meditation Center, 5009 Padre Blvd., Three yogis
 

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