Sunday, October 31, 2010

This Week on the Island 10/31/2010

'This week on the Island' is written by Doug Bennett and is an update to friends about happenings in Key West last week. Everything is true except for those parts that are lies.----------------------------------------------------------------------------
The picture this week (click to enlarge) is ‘Wharfstock’ at Schooner this week All the staff dressed in ‘60’s attire.

Weather: This week we closed the house back up and cut the A/C back on. Monday night /Tuesday morning it rained 3.5 inches in abut 3.5 hours and has been hot and humid since then

Happy Halloween!

This week was our 31st Fantasy Fest ‘Habitat for Insanity’. Lots of events all over the island. Some (but not all) of them were:
Friday & Saturday: Goombay
Saturday: Vampire Ball at Fort Zack
Monday: Lunacy Party at Big-un’s
Decorated Bra Auction at La Te DA
Tuesday: Plaid Party at Capt Tony’s
Headdress Ball at Southernmost Hotel
Green Party at Finnegan’s Wake
Locker Room Romp at Big-un’s
Wednesday: So You Think you are Sexy at Big-un’s
Pet Masquerade at the Casa Marina
Celebrity Look-A-Like at La Concha
Dungeons at 801 Bourbon
Red Night at Fogarty’s
White Lace Black Light Event at Guy Harvey’s
Thursday: Git-R-Wet at Cowboy’s
Monster’s Ball at Green Parrot
Toga Party at Sloppy Joe’s
Halo’s and Horns at Dante’s
Pajama and Lingerie at Mango’s
Friday: Leather and Lace at Hog’s Breath
Sickos and Psycos at Southernmost Hotel
Masquerade March starts at the cemetery
Street Fair on Duval
Pirate Bash at the Rum Barrel
Fetish and Fantasy at the Island House
Tea Dance at 801 Bourbon
Saturday: Fantasy Fest Parade on Duval Street
Duval Street Promenade on Duval Street
Sunday: The Fat Lady Sings at La Te Da

The bare painted breast started showing up on Tuesday night and it got crazier as the weekend approached. The highlight of Fantasy Fest is the parade down Duval on Saturday night. It was packed and everyone seemed to have a good time. has some pictures.

Our friend, Gregg from Tampa, arrived on Friday at about noon. We met Gregg on the Tampa Bay Parrot Head groups ‘First Cruise to Mexico’ many years ago. We have been close friends since.

Key West, You have got to love it
'Living the life that others dream'
Doug Bennett
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Sassi dancing to Schooner Wharf Bar Dog.