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Sailing from Galveston…Dickens on the Strand Dec 5-7

Galveston, Texas is a popular cruise ship port for many.  If you will be sailing from the port of Galveston the weekend of December 5, 6, 7 then you will have the opportunity to participate in the Dickens on the Strand celebration that takes place that weekend.  

 

Handbell concert at Saint Joseph's Church
Handbell concert at Saint Joseph’s Church

One of the most interesting activities is the handbell concert held in Saint Joseph’s Church.  No longer a Catholic church, it was was de-consecrated in 1968 and many of the interior items auctioned off; however, the Galveston Historical Foundation bought the building and many of the statues and other features so that it now closely resembles the Church that it was before.  

For more information about Dickens on the Strand click here.

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