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The Tremont House, A Wyndham Grand® Hotel, invites revelers to a two-stepping, line dancing, Mardi Gras “Waltz Across Texas” on Feb. 9, 2013 for the 29th Annual Mardi Gras Ball and Parade Viewing Party in Galveston. Entertainment for the evening includes Texas’ premier western swing band, Asleep at the Wheel, American country with a rockabilly attitude by Jesse Dayton and incomparable New Orleans jazz performed by the internationally acclaimed Dr. Michael White Jazz Quartet. Guests can also compete in various categories for best costume.
Executive Chef Michael Jacobson joined the staff at Wyndham Hotels of Galveston in May 2012 working as executive sous chef initially at The Tremont House and at Hotel Galvez. He was named executive chef of The Tremont House in December 2012. Jacobson has nearly 30 years of professional experience in culinary arts and food service. His interest in culinary arts began in Littleton, CO in the high school culinary program.
The Cowboy Spirit, a collection of moving tintypes by internationally celebrated photographer and Texas native Robb Kendrick, will be on display at The Tremont House from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. during the January 19, 2013 Galveston ArtWalk.
The Tremont House is located in the heart of Galveston Island's historic downtown district. Galveston is just 45 minutes south of Houston and is a popular Texas destination, boasting 32 miles of beaches, a rich history, stunning Victorian architecture and entertaining attractions.
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Located in the Gulf of Mexico, about 50 miles south of Houston, Galveston Island in Texas offers a balmy almost tropical climate where you can do one-of-a-kind things to create memories of a lifetime.
Many people in 1900 probably thought it was crazy to rebuild Galveston Island—32 miles long and two-and-a-half miles wide—and some no doubt thought the same thing in 2008, but the word that sprang to my mind as I explored this cozy coastal city a short hop from Houston? Resilient.
Galveston might have adopted the "Jazz, Jazz, Jazz" theme for its 2013 Mardi Gras celebrations, but George Mitchell, venerable king of the island's Mardi Gras, opted for a Western theme for his 29th annual Tremont House Ball.
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