BRAZOS VALLEY LATEST NEWS

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

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!

March 4, 2014

Compost Giveaway Days

Feed your spring garden and help out the Brazos Valley Food Bank during the Brazos Valley Recycling Compost Give Away Days, March 7-8.
March 4, 2014

Chamber of Commerce 16th Annual Crawfish Boil

The Chamber of Commerce 16th Annual Crawfish Boil will be held at the Brazos County Expo Complex on Friday, March 21, 5:30pm-8:30pm.
March 4, 2014

International Acts at Free First Friday Concert

Grand Stafford Theater welcomes international acts Baskery and Fresno to the stage in Downtown Bryan for a free First Friday concert, March 7.
March 3, 2014

Pet News: Basic Grooming

Everything from Mohawks, flower designs and temporary paint tattoos are created on the animal for “bonding” between a person and their pooch.