Life Off-Campus, BCS Events, July 21 - 23

    Posted on Friday, Jul 21, 2017
    Hello friends –

    This week is JAM packed with lots of music, food, and the arts. There is even a group grape harvest at a local winery! I’ve never even heard of such a thing, but it sounds like a fun thing to do with friends.

    I truly wish I could join you around town, but I am in the process of moving, which is significantly less entertaining and also not as free. What a shame. There are so many incredible events this weekend, so I hope you’ll shut off Netflix and get out there! I may sneak out to listen to the The Lonely Wheel on Friday night (give them a listen below, they are amazing) or attend the theatre preview on Sunday.
    Email me your pictures from around town at brittany {DOT} Segundo {AT} if you’d like to be featured in next week’s post! Let me know which events you’ve enjoyed this week in the comments.

    This weekend:

    Friday, July 21
    • South Brazos County Farmers' Friday Market at 700 Scott and White Dr., 12:00 – 5:30 pm This farmer’s market offers a variety of fresh produce and homemade goods, including pet treats, breads, and fresh salsa.

    • Summer Nights Concert Series: Austin English Band at Lake Walk Town Center, 6:30 – 9:30 pm Free
      The Austin English will go on stage around 8:00 pm, but you and your lawn chair can arrive as soon as 6:30 to purchase food and drinks from local food trucks.
      Listen here:
      Minus You by Austin English Band

    • Friday Night Music with The Lonely Wheel at Village Café and Art979 Gallery, 8:00 – 10:00 pm I feel like I should always call out when a local band IS NOT country, and these guys call themselves “an eclectic blend of Folk, Blues, Soul, and more.” Listen to the video below to get a glimpse of their intriguing sound. They have a cello!
      Listen here:
      Cal by The Lonely Wheel
      An Internal Dialogue by The Lonely Wheel (this is such a sweet song)

    Saturday, July 22
    • Community Harvest 2017 by Peach Creek Vineyards at 2029 Peach Creek Rd. College Station, 7:00 – 11:59 am I’ve never heard of an event quite like this, but you and your friends can come help harvest some grapes and learn more about the wine industry. Snacks and cold water and coffee will be provided, and harvesting should wrap up around 9:30. Afterwards, there will be a party with free entertainment and food for the pickers! This event sounds incredibly fun and potentially like a workout? Not sure, have never harvested grapes before.

    • Cooking with HEB at Clara B. Mounce Public Library, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Free
      Registered dietician Rita Zapien will be onsite sharing tips and recipes with the audience, and participants will be able to try some of the recipes, as well as ask questions.

    • Women's Only Workout at BodyLab Crossfit (2300 S College Ave, Bryan), 10:00 – 11:30 am

      This event is open to the public and people of all skill levels. Coaches will be there to guide you in your workout.

    • The Art of Coffee: Brewing the Perfect Cup at What’s the Buzz Coffee Co. (3201 University Drive East Suite 120), 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Tickets: $20.00, which includes entry to the class, a fresh brewed coffee, a bag of coffee to take home, and brew guides. Call 979-695-0099 to reserve your spot!

    • Country Swing Night at Brazos Ballroom Dance (501 Graham Rd, CS), 7:00 – 11:00 pm
      $10, which includes a 30-minute lesson and open dancing, as well as light refreshments.

    • Odd Folks Music Video Party w/ Pizza Planet and friends! at Revolution Café and Bar, 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
      cover charge, Odd Folks will be recording their music video starting around 11:00 pm, and they have requested that the audience sing along to their song “Friends”. Come out to be a part of this recording! Pizza Planet, Wartime Afternoon, and The Fox in the Ground will all be playing throughout the evening as well.

    Sunday, July 23
    Brittany Segundo  | Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Brittany Segundo is a PhD student in the department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and president-elect of the INFORMS student chapter.

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