Author: Tyler Lewis

Alpacas and Wine

According to www.travelingvineyard.com, wine consumption trends show that women typically choose wine as their alcoholic drink of choice, with about 46% naming wine as their top choice.  In comparison, 55% of men favor beer. Well, at Peach Creek Vineyards in College Station, both men and women can get their wine on with family, friends and…alpacas? Peach Creek Vineyards has teamed up with Bluebonnet Hills Alpaca Ranch to provide the general public with the chance of a lifetime. If you ever wanted to meet an alpaca, then this is a perfect opportunity for you. Bluebonnet Hills Alpaca Ranch will be...

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Local Texas Independence Day Celebration

They say that everything is bigger in Texas, but we don’t always take time to understand the rich history of the Lonestar State. Well, Washington on the Brazos, known as the place where Texas became Texas, will be hosting their annual Texas Independence Day Celebration on March 3 and 4. Texas Independence Day Celebration, presented by H-E-B and coordinated by the Washington on the Brazos State Park Association, is an annual two-day living history celebration which commemorates the day in 1836 when 59 delegates bravely met to make a formal declaration of independence from Mexico. After all, there is...

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App Review: Tanda

Going on group trips, outings and getaways with your friends and family can be tons of fun. However, getting everyone on one accord concerning details of the trip can be challenging, especially when finances are involved. Well, Yahoo Finance has introduced their new mobile app, Tanda: Saving with Friends to help solve this issue. Tanda is designed to help you save up for the things that you want with the support of those you trust. Tanda allows people to join a group of five to nine members, in which each member undergoes an identity verification. Members contribute a set...

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Blacksmithing Demonstration at Steephollow Forgeworks

If you are an iron enthusiast who enjoys working with your hands, creating custom art pieces or a combination of the three, then “Steephollow Forgeworks’s 8th Annual Combo-Demo: Blacksmithing Demonstrating and Metal Arts Exhibition,” is calling your name. Steephollow Forgeworks is a family-owned business with over 80 years of in-shop experience in custom metal fabrication. Their production capabilities include working with commercial and residential clients in modern and traditional ways. Their family is trained in the blacksmith art of forging iron.  With numerous anvils, swage blocks, gas and coal forges, power hammers, hydraulic and fly presses they are able...

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Science Café at Revolution

Are you looking to dig deeper and increase your fascination with science? Are you ready to indulge in heavy scientific discussions led by professors that you know and love? Well, Revolution Café and Bar is hosting “Science Café – Reconstructing Historical Beers.” Science Cafés usually take place in pubs and coffeehouses, and are open to everyone. Each session features conversations with a scientist about a specific topic. They represent a grassroots movement and tend to vary from place to place worldwide. Science Cafés welcome people who may or may not typically be interested in scientific discussions. They are not...

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