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memorial weekend       

        TMCA SPRING FLING 2017

                 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS



> Sailboat Race - jetty to jetty - organized by the Port Arthur Yacht Club


 THURSDAY     cool
> If you arrive on Thursday, plan to attend the Welcome Party, hosted by the Port Arthur Yacht Club



> Check out the Emporium for totally awesome raffle items!

> Bus service to the Museum of the Gulf Coast featuring the Janis Joplin exhibit, departs at 1:00 and 3:00.

>2:00  Macrame/Knot Class Demonstration

 peace love heart > Are you "out to lunch?"  Plenty of food trucks will be hangin' as well as a catered meal

> 4:00 Beer Garden and Games

> 7:00 PM Catered Meal featuring thick cut Smoked Pork Chops with Carrot Souffle, Black Eyed Peas, Cornbread and iced tea

> 8:00 Kick Off Party with Groovy LIve Music from Eazy - Rock On!


SATURDAY education session
> Emporium - TShirts, Raffle Items and more!

> Educational Sessions - Keep on Keepin On!

>  Vessel Safety Check

>  Pump Outs - Maritime Sanitation

> Primo Venders 9:00 - 4:00

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> Bus to Museum of the Gulf Coast and Janis Joplin exhibit -  "Take another piece of my heart"  1:00 and 3:00

> 2:00 Dinghy Treasure Hunt

> 4:00  The Famous Poker Dock Walk - Rock On!!

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>  6:30 - 7:00 Drawing for  a pair of Fujion 14x40 Image Stabilization Binoculars – Suggested Retail Value $1,299.95 OR a Sea Safe 6 Person Life Raft – Suggested Retail Value $2,499.00

>  7:00 PM Food Trucks or Righteous Catered Meal of Fried Catfish & Sausage Gumbo with rice, tater casserole, hush puppies, cole slaw and iced tea.

>  8:00 PM  Let's Boogie Down one more night with Still Cruizin!


SF 2017 Memorial Day SUNDAY

> 8:00 AM Banana Rum Pancake fund raiser breakfast put on by the Port Arthur Yacht Club (PAYC Clubhouse)

> 9:30-10:30 AM Memorial Day Tribute that will be out of sight! 
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> 11:00 AM Flare Off - And the Rockets Red Flare! Bring your expired flares and become familiar with using these life saving tools (dock facing Lake Sabine)

> 12:00-4:00 PM Hippie Picnic begins - break out your tie dye t-shirts, and wear those flowers in your hair!  Food trucks open or bring your own picnic lunch.  (Under the tent, follow the music! and DJ Mark Guzman)


> 1:00  Opti Sailboat Treasure Hunt, coordinated by PAYC

> 1:30 PM Costume contest - strut your best look from the '60's or '70's (main stage)
lip.sync > 2:00 PM Lip Sync Contest - Time to get the band back together! (main stage)  More Details
> 4:00 PM Hippy vs. Disco Dinghy Race - cheer your team on.  Specators on the grass bring blankets, mats or chairs. 
> 7:00  PM Folk singing and story-telling - Bring your guitar, sitars, harmonicas, ukuleles, cowbells or whatever else you've got and sing around the camp fire! 

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Spring Fling Hat


Get your Spring Fling HAT only $15.00.  Slightly structured design.  Order when you sign-up for Spring Fling.

Spring Fling T-Shirt

SF T Shirt 2017

Order your Spring Fling T-Shirt by April 1 to have your boat name listed on the t-shirt!  Combination Womens/Mens T-Shirt,   Place your order while you sign-up for Spring Fling. $20/$22 2X-4X

Spring Fling Burgee

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Get your Spring Fling Burgee only $15.00.  Order while you sign-up for Spring Fling.