Champagne cruise-mini taste tickets go on sale Monday for Sept. 5 event
Tickets for the Port Aransas Rotary Club Champagne Cruise and Mini-Taste of Port Aransas go on sale Monday, Aug. 4.
The benefit is set for Friday, Sept. 5, aboard the Scat Cat out of Fisherman's Wharf.
Tickets will be sold at ValueBank Port Aransas, 500 S. Alister St. and American Bank, 216 S. Alister St.
Only 140 tickets are available at $40 each.
Tickets may also be ordered by mail by sending a letter specifying the number of tickets desired, plus a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Port Aransas Rotary Club, Attention: Rotary Cruise, c/o 403 W. Cotter, Port Aransas, TX 78373, by Aug. 15. Ticket orders will be filled based on availability.
The evening of dining, dancing and cruising includes sampling scrumptious island cuisine from virtually all of the restaurants in Port Aransas. Cruisers may also enjoy refreshments including wine, beer and champagne. Music for dancing under the stars will be provided by the duet of Eddie Olivarez Jr. on the saxophone and Vince Ginova on keyboard.
This annual event, for which tickets are tax deductible, is unique in that 100 percent of all services, food and drink are donated by the community and 100 percent of the proceeds are returned to the community by the Rotary Club. Profits from the cruise benefit projects directed toward the youth of Port Aransas.