A very special concert has been added to the 2015-16 OPAS season. On Tuesday, November 3, at 7:30pm, OPAS will present An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt in Rudder Theatre at Texas A&M University.
Texas Forest Service: A History
The first efforts of a few forest patrolmen on horseback in East Texas have grown into today’s network of protection statewide. “History in the Making: Texas A&M Forest Service,” an exhibit at George Bush Presidential Library, brings to life the people, places and events that shaped the Texas A&M Forest Service over the past 100 years.
The latest Multiple Listing Service housing market data show Texas home sales had a 7 percent year-over-year increase last month while the median price was up 8 percent.
The Grimes County Poor Boys will host their annual benefit on Saturday, August 1, at the Grimes County Expo Center. A steak dinner will be served starting at 5:30pm and a Live Auction at 7:00pm. The proceeds from this benefit will go to the support of current and future projects.
Messina Hof’s 38th Annual Harvest Festival in Bryan officially kicks off Friday, July 31. For all wineries, Harvest represents the birth of a new vintage.
As the summer temps heat up, Downtown Bryan has the perfect way to cool down. Cheers to Craft Beer will showcase some of the finest Texas craft beers available on Saturday, July 25 from 2-7pm.
The year 2011 was unfortunately a record-breaking year for Texas. That year, the state suffered through 31,453 wildfires that burned 4,011,709 acres, destroyed 2,947 homes and tragically took the lives of four fire fighters and six civilians.
Grand Stafford Theater will host an upcoming show featuring local singer-songwriter Landon McGee sponsored by Chameleon Cold-Brew Coffee on July 31, at 8pm.
This weekend, July 18 & 19, is the last weekend to complete the Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail: 2015 Harvest Trail. Participants of the event, which consists of two weekends and seven wineries, will receive a Texas Bluebonnet Wine Trail commemorative 12 oz. wine glass upon arrival to their first winery, and one summer scrumptious food pairing with two wine pairings at each winery they visit.
The public is invited to a firefighting demonstration on Wednesday, July 22, sponsored by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service in conjunction with its Municipal Fire Training School at the Brayton Fire Training Field in College Station. There is no admission charge.
Painting with a Twist is celebrating 3 years this month and to celebrate they’re continuing their tradition of giving back to the community. Through their Painting with a Purpose classes they have given over $43,000 to local non-profit organizations.
The Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce BoomFit, HBi Office Solutions, Inc., and House of Tires as the 2015 Community Impact Award winners.
Messina Hof Winery & Resort will host its 38th Annual Harvest Festival with events spanning all three locations from July through the end of August. The public is invited to enjoy the numerous festival activities that include traditional grape harvesting and stomping, wine tastings, behind-the-scenes winery tours, entertainment, Vineyard Cuisine™ and much more.
The Texas Department of Public Safety is reminding Texans that vehicle thefts and vehicle burglaries tend to increase during the summer months – especially July and August – and is encouraging individuals to take necessary precautions to protect their vehicles from potential thefts.