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    Salsa Dancing Every Wednesday and Saturday, lessons early.

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    Texas Based Beers, only the good stuff!

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    Come try our locally roasted coffees and baked goods.

2016 VALENTINE’S DINNER

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Come celebrate Valentine’s Day at The Village with a wonderful beer OR wine pairing dinner featuring Four Texas Wineries & Revolver Brewing out of Granbury.

We will be doing the same dinner menu for both Friday & Saturday’s dinner so you can pick which evening works best for your schedule.

We will have romantic live music!

::First Course::
Messina Hof Gewürztraminer or Revolver Blood & Honey
Pork Rillette Crostini topped with a blood orange.

::Second Course::
Spicewood Vineyard Viognier or Revolver Mandarin
Asian Inspired Salad

::Main Course::
Bending Branch Red or Revolver Bock
Chicken Rouladen in burgundy sauce with mashed potatoes and asparagus.

::Dessert::
Pilot Knob Franco Rojo or Revolver Fracker Barrell One
Your choice of dessert:
Chocolate Cherry Cake
OR
Poached Pear & Cherry Tart

VEGETARIAN OPTION:
1st Course: Market Veggie soup
2nd Course: Asian-Inspired salad
3rd Course: Eggplant Parmigiana with Garlic bread
Dessert stays the same.

Friday February 12th or Saturday February 13th
Doors open @ 6:30pm, first course is served @ 7:00pm
$49.00 per guest (plus tax and gratuity)


Reservation Required –
Please buy tickets online at our secure paypal site.http://goo.gl/forms/NZjD7yfJe4

PS, We have Salsa dancing on Saturday nights, so consider bringing your dancing shoes and staying after dinner!

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Lots of great gift opportunities for this holiday season!
If you buy $50 worth of gift cards in any denominations,
you will receive a $10 gift card FREE!
Village Card Flier 8.5x11

http://www.thevillagedowntown.com/1507-2/

Holiday Fun at The Village

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CATERING SEASON IS UPON US!Allow The Village to be a part of your year end or holiday celebration!We can do box lunches or fruit, cheese & sandwich trays for delivery for your next event!

We also have full hot meal and appetizer events inside the cafe or
hosted at one of our near by special events centers.
We collaborate with Square One, SEAD Gallery, Binary Space and other downtown venues
to make your event extra special.

Click Below to Download our Catering Menus

In House Catering Menu
Box Lunch & Tray Menu

Email Maria@thevillagedowntown.com for more information TODAY!

 

This Thursday, the 19th from 6-8pm we will be having an artist reception for the guys from Drift.
They are the creative company that designed our new logo and developed the art979.com website for me.
It is a treat to have their work featured on the walls of the cafe.  They did a special project for this show and they researched old signs and businesses from Bryan/College Station’s past and recreated them to honor our community.
Come out and meet Gavin, Martin & Spencer and ask them about how the pieces came to be.  It is really on of my favorite shows to date.
Take a piece of true local art home with you!
Come to Downtown Bryan for the annual Lighting of Downtown FRIDAY! There will be photos with Santa,
a Frozen themed Bounce House,
and a kids crafts on 26th Street
Schedule of Events:
6:00 p.m. – Music from the Salvation Army Band at Sale Park
6:15 p.m. – Lights On!
6:30 p.m. – Walking Parade with Santa and the Salvation Army Band to the Palace Theater, Bounce House and Kids Crafts open at The Palace
6:45 p.m. – Entertainment from Bryan ISD: Bowen Bobcat Choir, Santa available for photos on 26th Street (bring your own camera), Hot cocoa and cookies from the Woman’s Club available
7:00 p.m. – Tuba Christmas begins at Carnegie Library
7:30 p.m. – Jane Long Orchestra Perfomance
8:00 p.m. – Free showing of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” at the Palace Theater
The cafe will be open until midnight.
We will have chili and cornbread or
Frito Pie as a dinner special!
It can be served to go so you can wander around downtown with it :)
We will have spiced cider, hot chocolate & MULLED WINE
as well as our normal espresso favorites.
In House, we have Bryan’s own,
Ciarra Marcel
singing from 8pm-10pm that night!
She is amazing if you have never gotten to hear her, you should mark your calendars now.
Sunday November 22nd we will stay open from 5pm-8pm
for a special fundraiser to support
Fighting for Futures
An organization to fight human traffiking
in collaboration with
International Justice Mission of Texas A&M
Adrienne Mack Davis will be performing  You may remember her from the alley from a past First Friday.
The event is open to the public.  A donation cover is appreciated.
 
Enjoy the weekend with a Sunday Mimosa Brunch!
$12 Mimosa Pitchers
Fresh Local What’s The Buzz Coffee
Farm Raised Fresh Eggs from Wise Family Farm of Smetana
Homemade Toast & Jam
Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
Wright’s BaconWhat more could you want??

This year’s event will be our 10th year of Empty Bowls, benefitting Brazos Food Bank.

In return for a donation of $20 or more:
a. choose one of the ceramic bowls created by local potters & artists
b. be served a simple meal of soup & bread
c. keep the bowl as a lasting reminder of the ongoing problem of hunger in the Brazos Valley.
This year there will also be a silent auction of especially nice pottery items available for bids.
Local potters and artists donate bowls, as well as Joy Pottery, Living Water Pottery and U Paint It.
Soup and bread is donated by downtown restaurants and others.
Including the Village’s Tomato Basil Soup
Come by with your empty bowls bowl and

receive 10% off your Village purchase for the day

For additional information 979 / 822 . 0496
downtownemptybowls@gmail.com
Grind4God: “Winter Homeless Hygiene Drive”
Our winter hygiene drive will be taking place from November 15th-December 15th. The item drop off locations are at Village Cafe & our local office. Feel free to view the flyer below for more details or call us at 979-703-2975.

Bourbon Barreled Beer Dinner in November

For this month’s beer dinner, we will be partnering with FOUR Texas breweries to bring you a totally Bourbon Barreled Beer Dinner. Rahr from Ft. Worth, Karbach from Houston and BOTH of our Bryan/College Station Breweries; New Republic & Blackwater Draw!
 
Four traditional fine dining inspired dishes paired with tasty craft beers.
We open the doors at 6:30PM with the appetizer course served at 7pm.
 
First Course- Rahr 2014 Winter Warmer paired with Endive Salad with Bourbon Poached Pears, Cranberries, Pecans, & Gorgonzola Cheese
 
Second Course- New Republic Whiskey Whip paired with Bourbon Glazed Carrot Soup
 
Main Course- Blackwater Draw Maker’s Mark Porter paired with Pot-Au-Feu, Braised Short Ribs, Brisket & Roast with Carrots, Parsnips, Celeriac, Potatoes & Leeks
 
Dessert- Karbach BB Hellfighter served with Candied Bacon Chocolate Cheesescake
 
Tickets are $45 per guest if paid before November 5th and
$50 per guest if paid after that.
 
Seating is limited and going fast, so make your reservation today by calling (979) 703-8514 or reserving online.
 
The event will include live music.
 
Pay by phone by calling: (979) 703-8514
 
Reserve & Payment via PayPal:
 
Alcoholic Dinner
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=VA3ATJSHGC7UG
 
Non-Alcoholic
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=AVSG5FAP6PAEC

Texas Reds THIS WEEKEND

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Music on the 26th St. Stage
Saturday:
Odd Folks- 11:15am-noon
Cecil & The Teddys- 12:15pm-1:00pm
Walker Lukens- 1:15pm-2:00pm
Otis The Destroyer- 2:15pm-3:00pm
Sideshow Tragedy- 3:15pm-4:00pm
The Docs 4:15pm-5:15pm
K Phillips- 5:30pm-6:30pm
Jonathan Tyler- 7:00pm-8:30pm

Sunday:
Hazy ray- 12:00pm-1:30pm
Roxy Roca- 2:00pm-3:30pm
ALL MUSIC!
 

 

 

REDS SPECIALS!

$4 refills all day in your Texas Reds
sample glass!

Malbec, Cabernet, Pinot Noir, Riesling,
Pinot Grigio, Moscato & Chardonnay

FOODIE ALERT!! 

FOOD SPECIALS:

Saturday & Sunday Specials


The “Villy” Cheese Steak
In-house wine-braised roast beef,
thinly sliced and served on house made hoagie rolls,

with roasted red onions, green peppers,
w/ wine marinated mushrooms, &
a homemade cheese sauce
served w/ a side.
9.95

Saturday LUNCH Special #2:

The Bleu Skies Steak Wrap

Thinly sliced sirloin steak, lettuce, tomato,

roasted red onion, and a blue cheese aioli
served on a whole wheat wrap
served with a side.
OR
Made as a salad on a bed of
fresh organic local lettuce
10.95

Sunday BRUNCH Special:

The High Steaks Scramble $10.95:
thinly sliced sirloin steak served in a scramble with fresh eggs, veggies, and cheese served with your choice of fruit or potatoes.

We will also have yummy cheesecakes & other homemade desserts to choose from!

Texas wine bottle specials ALL DAY
 
As the festival is ending, stop by the cafe for our Salsa Dancing!
$5 cover kicks off at 10:30pm