Want to have fun on the weekends? Find out what’s happening October 16-17 in the Brazos Valley

BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) – The cold front is coming to the Brazos Valley and the cooler weather can set you up for spending time outdoors. There are a lot of big events happening in our community this weekend. Here are some options.


The 10th annual Brazos Valley Fair and Rodeo kicks off this weekend, October 16 & 17 with welding, steak cooking and agrobotics competition on Saturday, followed by tractor pulling on Sunday 17. The main rodeo events, as well as the breeding competitions, entertainment and carnival will take place from October 22 to 24. Tickets can be purchased online or over the door. You can find more information here. The fair is held at the Brazos County Exhibition at 5827 Leonard Rd. In Bryan.


The annual Madisonville Texas Mushroom Festival will take place on Saturday, October 16 at Downtown Madisonville Square. Food, arts and crafts vendors, children’s activity area, mushrooms – to buy and fajitas to eat. Quilt, Art & Photo Display. Wine Tent & Biergarten showcasing the best craft beers and wines in Texas. (Admission is chargeable for the Wine Tent & Biergarten.) Live entertainment is offered on stages throughout the event.


Join the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History on October 16 for the 16th annual Texas Heritage Festival: Boonville Days. From 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., learn about the pioneer history of Brazos County: visit characters in period costume, see cowboys, reenactors, musicians, dancers, craftsmen and more . Visitors will also have the opportunity to observe demonstrations of border skills and crafts, including flint cutting, spinning, weaving, woodcarving and blacksmithing. This is a family event, so there will be pony rides, train rides, and other free activities for the kids. The museum will also be open for free with more exhibits inside and a seating area to rest (masks will be mandatory inside). 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan


The two day festival kicks off Saturday, October 16 at Millican Reserve (19851 FM 2154 College Station).

Pumpkinpalooza Festival: October 16 AND 17, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The outdoor festival will take place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Millican Reserve! We will have a pumpkin patch, lots of activities for the kids, plus fishing, canoeing, pumpkin chunks and more!

Millican Music Festival: October 16 at 6 p.m. What a great concert this year! Andrea Young Music will return to the stage at 6 a.m., followed by the catchy sounds of Brice and The Lonesome Strings. It will be an evening under the stars with a catered picnic, drinks, children’s activities and more! To verify pumpkinpaloozaBCS.com for details and tickets.


Wienerspiel is a non-profit organization that helps homeless, neglected and unwanted animals in the Brazos Valley. The organization also educates students about empathy for animals and the humane treatment of all living things. The organization’s signature event and fundraiser takes place this weekend, October 16-17, at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater in College Station. There will be races, vendors and a costume contest.

For the full schedule and how you can register your dog to participate Click here to access the association’s web page.


Brew Supply Haus will make your Saturday taste “EGG-CELLENT” with its Aggieland Egg & Brewfest.

Brew Supply Haus is known for providing the Brazos Valley with everything from grilling and brewing, and this Saturday the store will showcase its newly renovated store and host the food festival. Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Brew Supply Haus, 2151 Harvey Mitchell Pkwy S, Ste 113, College Station. Click here to learn more about the event and ticket information.


The Brazos Valley Chapter of the Thin Blue Line Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club (LEMC) holds its Annual bicycle washing sponsored by and held at the Harley Davidson Ranch Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. located at 4101 State Highway 6 South in College Station. In addition to the Bike Wash, this family-friendly event will feature a silent auction, a children’s zone sponsored by the Brazos Valley Bombers, first responder vehicles to explore, food trucks with food available for purchase and prizes. presence. This free event is open to everyone, whether or not you ride a motorcycle


Car enthusiasts and coffee connoisseurs are invited to Century Square for Cars and coffee, in partnership with the Texas A&M Sports Car Club. The event will take place on the third Sunday of each month, starting Sunday, October 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. During the event, guests will have the opportunity to experience the various car collections ranging from classics to exotics while enjoying a cup of Joe from Harvest Coffee or Clean Juice. 175 Century Square Drive. Free parking in the street and in the garage

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