Thursday, March 31, 2011
First Friday in Downtown Bryan is Friday, April 1st
April 1 is First Friday in Downtown Bryan
Visit Downtown Bryan on Friday, April 1 to enjoy the first “First Friday” since the time change (that means more daylight!) Please see below for information on what Downtown merchants are doing to celebrate this First Friday. See you there!
First things first: Bike downtown from Northgate, 5:30pm, with Fools' Group Bike Ride!
Shopping and Entertainment
1. The Frame Gallery, 216 N. Bryan Ave. Original art by many local artists. Open til 10pm. Live music, 6:30 and 8:30, jazz w/ R.G. Watkins & Friends (Douglas Tomlin, Todd Rinlee & Randy Watkins), at 7:30, Bonnie Chang, Zach Wallace, Hootie Beret, cash wine bar & free art activity! 822-0496...
2. Perry Lofts, 208 N. Bryan Ave., Tour downtown’s newest lofts, now available for lease, find out about the rooftop solar array. 575-5637
3. D&S Premier Art & Clocks, 208 N. Bryan Ave., 779-2211
4. Corner of Time Antiques & Collectibles Mall, 118 N. Bryan Ave., Antiques & a soda fountain. Pottery wheel throwing & wood carving demos, Valley Junction Band performs! 822-7400
5. The Furniture Loft, (inside Medical Center Pharmacy), 200 W. 26th St, 822-3575.
6. Brazos Glassworks, 202b W. 26th St., See what’s new & ask about upcoming classes 823-0325
7. Jim.n.i., Our Favorite Things, 202a W. 26th St., 823-8000
8. Downtown Uncorked Wine Bar, 206 W. 26th St., 823-4837
9. Village Café, 210 W. 26th St., Featured artist this month, photographer Larry May. Live music 8-11pm, Texas Beach Band. 703-8514
10. StageCenter Theatre, 201 W. 26th St., “Mauritius”, a suspense thriller by Theresa Rebeck. 7:30pm. 823-4297
11. Timeless Designs, 103 S Bryan. 823-1957
12. The Attic Antiques, 118 S. Bryan, 822-7830. Bluegrass! Come by to listen to the Foggy Bottom Boys, 6:30. And at 8pm, check out the live auction- The Attic’s First Friday Fun Auction!
13. Horse drawn carriage rides by Hidden Oasis Carriage Co., from LaSalle courtyard, 120 S. Main St.
14. LaSalle Hotel Lounge, 120 S. Main St., Ciarra Marcel & Ralph Martinez perform classics and R&B. 822-2000
15. EarthArt, 209 S. Main St. Art, jewelry, clothing & handicraft of global community. 779-8208
16. Revolution Cafe & Bar, 211-b S. Main St., .Original art & always, live music! 823-4044
17. Visitor Center, 213 S. Main St., Lots of info here, Save the Queen Tshirts & postcards of historic downtown Bryan. 822-4920
18. Gloria Stephan Sale Park, 28th & Main St., Come watch the movie- Happy Feet! Starts at 7:30pm. 822-4920
19. Carnegie Center of Brazos Valley History, 111 S Main St.. Friends of the Library used book sale. Also book signing by Wendy Patzewitsch’s Images of America: Bryan at 7pm 209-5630
20. Palace Theater, 105 S. Main St , Evening of the Arts, 7pm, sponsored by the TAMU GLBT Resource Center. http://studentlife.tamu.edu/glbt/
21. Stafford Main Street, 106 S. Main St. Live music venue & bar 775-5359
22. Southern Grace, Antiques & Almosts, 102 S. Main St. 822-7770
23. Forsyth Center Galleries, 110 N. Main St. New exhibit- “Elegance and Style: French and English Cameo Glass from the Smits and Runyon Collections”. Joey McGee will be performing. Marcia Lightsey (aka Charity the Clown) will be making balloon creations & face painting. Scotty's House will have an exhibit downstairs titled "Healing HeARTs" artwork by Scotty's House children. The craft will be making masks to correlate with the Scotty's House exhibit. 845-9251
24. Voices for Children (CASA), 115 N. Main St., 822-9700 Stop by to tour their newly remodeled space, tour the photos in the Heart Gallery from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. The traveling art exhibit, which will be displayed at the Voices For Children office through April 15th, uses the talents of portrait and documentary photographers to capture the spirit and personalities of foster children waiting for their forever families. Every day in Central Texas there are more than 700 children and teens waiting to be adopted. And bring your children to register for upcoming Lemonade Day!
25. Heritage Menswear, 117 N. Main St., 822-6575
26. String & Horn Shop, 119 N. Main St., 779-8548
27. Catalena Hatters, 203 N. Main St., 822-4423 Come tour- newly remodeled!
28. Bling It On, 212 N. Main St., 779-3311
29. DeBord’s by Double J Saddlery, 201 E. 24th St . Check out Lucchese boots, purses, handtooled belts, saddles & tack.822-4515
30. St. Vincent de Paul Resale, 300 N. Main St., 823-4369
31. Burr’s Unfinished Furniture, 314 N. Main St., Featuring stained glass lamps, also Sassy Sheree (facials and more, 300 W. 24th St.) is offering free massages for your hands. Whole Lotta Brass performs outdoors. 822-7052
32. James’ Studio 59, 318 N. Main St., 823-8562
A. Brauhaus Bavarian Restaurant, 107 N. Main 775-4014 Also open for lunch!
B. Caffe Capri, 222 N. Main St., 822-2675
C. Casa Rodriguez, 300 N Bryan Ave., 779-0916 live music- mariachis!
D. Good Time Charley’s Grill Pub & Sports Theater, 201 S. Main St. 703-8922. NOW OPEN!
E. LaSalle Café, 120 S. Main, 823-2233 live music-Ciarra Marcel & Ralph Martinez!
F. The Lemon Wedge 308 N. Main St., 703-4052, live music- Paul Brenner
G. Longhorn Tavern Steakhouse, 201 E. 24th St., 778-3900
H. Los Nortenos Mexican Cafe, 205 S. Main St., 779-7337
I. Madden’s Casual Gourmet, 202 N. Bryan St., 779-2558
J. Margie’s Grill & Bar, 320 N. Main St., 822-8422
K. Mr. G’s Pizzeria, 201 W. 26th St., 822-6747
L. Murphy’s Law, 107 N. Main St., 775-4014
M. Must Be Heaven, 100 S. Main St., 822-7722
N. Papa Perez Mexican Cuisine, 200 S. Main St., 775-7272
O. San Jose Mexican Restaurant, 414 N. Main St., 823-8157
P. Subway, 100 N. Main St., 823-3147
Q. Village Café, 210 W. 26th St., 703-8514
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