Port Isabel boasts a series of community market events

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Port Isabel has a slate of community market-style events on the calendar.

Starting Saturday, the Port Isabel Park Center will host its annual craft sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 702 Champion Ave. Park gates will open at 9 a.m.

Then on Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., the city will host the Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market at Beulah Lee Park on Highway 100. The event features dozens of dealers and thousands of deals, organizers said.

Vendors sell collectibles, antiques, original and custom creations, pre-packaged foods compliant with the Texas Cottage Rule, clothing, shoes, accessories, crafts, jewelry and artwork.

The flea market is set for the first Sunday of the month through October, and the first and third Sunday of the month from November through February.

Admission is free for shoppers, and the market will be open rain or shine, organizers said.

Pet are welcome at Beulah Lee Park, but they must be on a leash or in a carrier. No smoking is permitted, nor are alcoholic beverages allowed.

On Feb. 19, the Port Isabel Event and Cultural Center, 309 E. Railroad Ave., will host Market by the Bay, featuring arts, crafts, antiques, jewelry and more. For more information about Market by the Bay or vendor information, call (956) 867-7002.