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3rd Annual Chuck Wagon Cook-Off

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The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History- 3232 Briarcrest Drive Bryan, TX 77802
The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History announces its third annual Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, on Friday and Saturday, October 3-4th. It is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy cowboy cookin’ in style by the best!



Teams will compete in an authentic Chuck Wagon Cook-Off as part of The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History’s Boonville Days. On Friday afternoon the public is invited to see the wagon judging, and crews in period dress!



Though judges will choose the best cooks, the public is invited to taste and see for themselves! On Saturday, October 4th, attendees may enjoy lunch prepared on an authentic chuck wagon; a chance to experience the Old West!



Lunch includes: Chicken fried steak, potatoes, bread, beans, and peach cobbler. Tickets are limited and available for $10. For those who wish to secure their tickets, they may be reserved by calling the Museum at 979.776.2195. Pat Gavin and the Buckaroo Band and other musicians will be providing music to keep your feet tapping along with the beat. Join us for some good old-fashioned cookin’ and cowboy fun!



This is a family friendly event, so the museum will have activities to keep the young’uns entertained by learning to make pinch pots and other period crafts. Visitors can also browse through the Museum’s Discovery Room, Library, and exhibition gallery, and explore our Texas history display and the current exhibit on crystallography. If you are interested in volunteering or being a re-enactor for Boonville Days, please contact the museum at (979)776-2195 or
email info@brazosvalleymuseum.org.



To learn more about this and other Museum events, activities and exhibitions call , or visit our website at www.brazosvalleymuseum.org. The Museum, located in the Brazos Center, is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10am-5pm.
Sarah Hoffschwelle
979-776-2195
events@brazosvalleymuseum.org

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9th Annual Boonville Days Heritage Fair

9:00AM

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History- 3232 Briarcrest Drive Bryan, TX 77802
Held the first Saturday in October, the Fair features scores of demonstrations of 19th century Texas skills, crafts, art, and music & dance. Because Brazos Valley has a rich and diverse heritage, this includes a wide variety of ethnic groups, re-enactors, artisans, and others. The event is free to the public, and visitors may also enjoy free admission to the Museum.



Six years ago, the Buffalo Stampede Races were added, and now feature a half-marathon and a 5k race. Attracting runners from all over the state, the races are held at 7:30 am on Saturday morning. Three years ago, a Chuck Wagon Cook-Off was also added, featuring authentic period wagons from the 19th century. The cook-off lasts two days, Friday and Saturday, and features delicious food cooked for the public on Saturday.



The best heritage fair in Brazos County, Boonville Days reaches more than 1,000 people each year! Please call or email the Museum for more information:


979.776.2195; email: events@brazosvalleymuseum.org. You may also visit us on the web: www.brazosvalleymuseum.org; or on Facebook: www.facebook.com/brazosvalleymuseumofnaturalhistory.
Sarah Hoffschwelle
979-776-2195
events@brazosvalleymuseum.org

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6th Annual Buffalo Stampede Half-Marathon and 5K

7:30AM

The Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History- 3232 Briarcrest Drive Bryan, TX 77802
Runners will be stampeding their way through Bryan/College Station, Texas on October 4th at 7:30am as the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History hosts its 6th annual Buffalo Stampede!



This year’s races are even better than past stampedes! Athletes will have the opportunity to show off their skills by running 21,100 meters (a half-marathon) or 5,000 meters (3.1 miles). The course begins at the Museum, is USATF certified and the races are timed with Chrono Track System disposable bib tags to allow for accurate timing of all our runners. All Sports Timing is conducting the race and race results will be available at www.allsportstiming.com. Our popular race course was revised last year, and we will be keeping that excellent course this year.



Runners of all ages are welcome, and we offer beautiful custom trophies and medals for the top females and males in each age division ranging from 12-and-under to 70 plus! Half-Marathon runners will receive finishers’ medals. Overall male and female finishers will receive cash awards ($500 for Half-Marathon, $250 for 5K) as well as special buffalo sculpture trophies. First, second, and third place awards will be given in each 10-year age group. Age-group awards will be buffalo head trophies for first place and buffalo medallions for second and third places. Age-groups will be: 12 and under; 13-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70+.



For more information about this event and other exhibits, displays, events, programs and activities, please contact the Museum at 979-776-2195, on the website www.brazosvalleymuseum.org, or follow them on Facebook!
Sarah Hoffschwelle
979-776-2195

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9th Annual Bubba Moore Memorial Golf Tournament

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Briarcrest Country Club-- Bryan, Texas
Ninth Annual Golf Tournament



Saturday, October 4, 2014



Tee times at 8am and at 1pm


Teams of 4 or individual players



Breakfast, lunch, and snacks-- Tons of prizes to be given away!


Sponsorships Available



Friday night pre tee party beginning at 7:00PM to 10:00PM at Briarcrest CC



Public is welcome to attend. Free to all.



Silent Auction, Raffle Tickets, beverages, music, and pre registration.



For more info please go to www.bubbamoore.org


Contact Cheryl 979-219-2862 or Faye 979-279-3593

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Navasota Noon Lions Car Show

10:00AM

Navasota City Hall
This is our ninth annual classic car/truck show, open to all pre-1979 cars and trucks. The car show is in front of the Navasota City Hall with car registration starting at 8am and the car show starting at 10a. This is a family friendly event that features a Pinewood Derby, homemade ice cream competition, 50s style games for the kids, a free showing of Grease at Miller’s Theatre starting at noon, performances by our local
Kickstart and the Navasota Diamonettes throughout the day, hamburgers and hot dogs cooked up by our local fire department and live music featuring Suede starting at 2p. All proceeds raised by the car show will be used by the Noon Lions Club to benefit our community. It is a lovely place for you to display your classic car or truck. For additional information or for a registration form, visit navasotanoonlions.org.

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Brazos Bark and Build

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Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater
Brazos Bark and Build is a community-wide dog house design competition held at Wiener Fest in Wolf Pen Creek on October 4th. The dog houses will also be on display and open for auction the week prior at Post Oak Mall, starting on September 26th. This event seeks to spread awareness and raise money for Aggieland Humane Society. There are many opportunities for you to get involved, be that as a builder, sponsor, volunteer, or bidder! If you (or your canine friend) has an interest in design or dogs, please support this local effort to help our community’s homeless pets.
Brazos Bark and Build Committee, barkandbuild@gmail.com, 979-694-1791

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Injury Clinics

9:00AM

St. Joseph Orthopedic Associates 2803 Earl Rudder Freeway South, College Station
St. Joseph Health System’s Brazos Valley Sports Medicine program is holding Saturday Morning Injury Clinics for high school and junior high students. The clinics run every Saturday morning, beginning August 23 through November 15. Clinics are held at St. Joseph Orthopedic Associates at 2803 Earl Rudder Freeway, South in College Station. Students are asked to arrive at 9 a.m. and bring their personal insurance and school insurance claim forms.

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Wienerfest

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Wolf Pen Creek Park
Bring the whole family to Wienerfest this year! There will be live music, pet vendors, and the Fun Run. However, it wouldn't be Wienerfest without the Wiener Races and costume contest for your four-legged furry friends! Come on out to Wienerfest and join the fun!
979-775-5755

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On Fire! Championships

TBA

College Station
Did you spend countless hours and quarters playing NBA JAM with your friends at home and in the arcades? Did you argue over who was the greatest ever? Now, here is your opportunity to settle that debate! Grab your spot in the On Fire! Championships and compete against the best players in the best basketball video game ever made, NBA JAM! Take on the world in 1v1 and 2v2 for your chance to be the first to claim THE FLAME and the title of NBA JAM World Champion!
Hal Hawkins
979-224-2660
hal@onfirechampionships.com

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In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows

Daily

2nd floor, MSC, Forsyth Galleries, College Station, Texas
In Company with Angels: Seven Rediscovered Tiffany Windows showcases the stained glass artistry of Louis Comfort Tiffany. The windows were commissioned for Cincinnati’s Church of the New Jerusalem in 1902, and feature seven angels who represent seven churches. In 1964, the church was demolished and the windows were packed away and forgotten until 2001, when they were rediscovered. Under the skilled direction of stained glass expert Arthur Femenella, the windows were restored in 2004 to their original majesty. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a magnificent exhibition!
Lynn McDaniel
979-845-9251

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David Michael Brady: Artist Studio Exhibit

9:00AM

1916 Vaughn Lane
Hearne, Texas 77859
Artist Studio Exhibit



David Michael Brady



Open every Saturday from 9:00am-8:00pm



"Best of the best fine art galleries"


-Robertson County Newspaper 2013



"The artist woks are spectacular"


-The Islander Magazine of Galveston 2011



"He possesses greatness"
-Midland College of Fine Arts 2013



1916 Vaughn Lane


Hearne, Texas 77859


713.294.2648 cell



Hwy 6 & FM 485 (Loves Truck Stop) / Last city block, right turn on Vaughn Lane

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Offshore Drilling: The Promise of Discovery

All Day

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
George Bush was a successful and pioneering Texas oilman, first on land and then offshore in the Gulf of Mexico. As a tribute to his role in the development and use of the innovative independent leg offshore jack-up rig Scorpion launched by LeTourneau in 1956, the exhibit tells the story of offshore drilling. It focuses on the history, development and future of offshore drilling, with an emphasis on the work of George Bush, emerging technologies and ongoing research at Texas A&M University.



With Shell as title sponsor and supporting sponsorships from Ensco, Schlumberger and Move Resource Group, the exhibit covers all aspects of the search for oil offshore, with a special look at the geology of finding oil, focusing on exploration of the Gulf of Mexico. Industry pioneers recount their personal experiences. Visitors will be taken from start to finish — developing the "play" to platform production — via an interactive display.



A video wall highlights careers and life on board a rig. See models of the various rigs, platforms and supply vessels that are used in the industry, and pieces of drilling equipment. Additional exhibits feature Smart Gulf and Scientific Research from Texas A&M University.



Expertise for the exhibit has been provided by our partnerships with The Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig Museum; Texas A&M University through the College of Geosciences, Petroleum Engineering, Integrated Ocean Drilling Program, Department of Oceanography and Offshore Technology Research; LeTourneau University and PennWell.
Tracy Paine, Tracy.Paine@nara.gov, 979-691-4014

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Saturday Orchard Tour at Royalty Pecan Farms

12:30pm

Royalty Pecan Farms Caldwell ,TX
Bring friends and family for a fun, unique experience at a working Texas pecan farm! Ride our covered wagon through the orchard and learn how the pecans go from our trees to you. You’ll have fun cracking pecans and browsing our gift shop full of pecans, baked goods, and specialty gourmet treats! Get details at RoyaltyPecans.com.
Rebekah Stallsworth,979-272-3904,

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