The Galveston Island Shrimp Festival is set for Friday, Sept. 27 to Sunday, Sept. 29, in the Galveston Historic Strand District. Proceeds from the festival are split between the Ronald McDonald House of Galveston and the Justin Hughes Foundation. The Justin Hughes Foundation raises awareness and assists medical students experiencing depression, and the Ronald McDonald House is home for the families of children seeking medical treatment at UTMB, Shriners Hospital for Children and the Transitional Learning Center.