BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

March 10, 2014

Never Underestimate the Power of the Purse

Power of the Purse is a unique event catered to women offering fun and fellowship and centered on a designer handbag auction. On Friday, March 28, Davis and Davis Lawyers, Commerce Bank, Kristy Fox, Realtor, and Craftmaid/Dealers Lighting present the fifth annual Power of the Purse event at the College Station Hilton.
March 10, 2014

Great American Steak Out

Scotty’s House is planning a new event for the Brazos Valley – the Great American Steak Out. On Friday, March 28, from 6:30pm to 10:30pm guests can enjoy grilling their own steak – or have one prepared for them – while visiting with friends against the unique backdrop of Coulter Airfield.
March 10, 2014

Energy Efficient Home Features

From solar roof vents to LED lighting, there are many ways to incorporate energy efficiency in your home.

March 10, 2014

Spring Shopping Fling: The Premiere Market

There is nothing more satisfying than finding the perfect gift for a friend or family member. Whether for an upcoming holiday, in celebration of a birthday or graduation, or for no reason at all, the best presents are as exciting to find as they are give. This year locals will have the opportunity to experience that excitement on Friday, April 4, and Saturday, April 5, at the Premiere Market hosted by the Brazos Valley Symphony Society.
March 10, 2014

Sing Out: Find The Met in B/CS

“Opera is a unique form,” says Jane Van Valkenburg. “It combines singing, great music, and drama. It has got it all.” Valkenburg, director of music ministries at First Presbyterian Church in Bryan, says classical music and a love of the performing arts are reasons enough to experience opera, especially for the first time.
March 10, 2014

Brazos County Master Gardeners

The Brazos County Master Gardeners are a group of trained volunteers, focusing on “research-based horticulture, landscape management, soil improvement, water conservation, and other important areas pertaining to gardening.”
March 10, 2014

2014 House & Garden Tour

The Bryan/College Station Woman’s Club’s 2014 House and Garden Tour and Luncheon will be Wednesday, April 9, from 10:00am until 6:00pm.
March 10, 2014

Green Home: Build & Remodel

In Austin, it’s “going green;” in Bryan/College Station, it’s “energy conservation.” Whatever you want to call it, there are a number of ways to save energy and money around your home while still being kind to the local environment.
March 10, 2014

Cowboy Up: Beef & Cattle Prices

The herds may be historically small but cattle prices have continued to grow reaching an all-time high at the start of 2014. The impact of the price change has altered the world of beef from the pasture to the plate.
March 10, 2014

Composting

As a natural part of the decomposition process, compost makes an excellent fertilizer and has a variety of uses for the garden. Adding it to the top layer of soil or mixing it with soil of vegetable or flower gardens helps to increase soil fertility and healthy insect and microorganism life.
March 10, 2014

Brazos Valley Reads “In the Time of Butterflies”

Four sisters are trapped in a world run by Rafael Trujillo struggling to spread their wings beneath the oppressive regime ruling their homeland. The tale of the Dominican Mirabal sisters is an inspiring story brought to life in the novel “In the Time of Butterflies” by author Julia Alvarez who shares the girls’ heritage and lived through the final days of the despot’s dictatorship.
March 10, 2014
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50 Years of Bluebonnet Festival Fun

A warm April breeze carries the aroma of smoky barbeque and sizzling burgers through the throngs of people moving up and down Main Street in the historic Texas town of Chappell Hill.
March 10, 2014

Beef Cut Basics

Hungry for beef but don’t know what to whip up? A visit with Readfield Meats Manager Tim Munzy helps shed some light on what to expect when stepping up to the meat counter.
March 4, 2014

March First Friday in Downtown Bryan

Downtown Bryan Association will be hosting their monthly First Friday on March 7
March 4, 2014

Save the Date: Insite & Holley’s Window Fashions Spring Home Party

Insite and Holley’s Window Fashions are teaming up to bring you a Special Spring Home Party!