This Week in West Texas: Super Bowl Parties, The Big Bend Natural History Association’s 23rd Annual Pioneer Reunion and more!

This Week in West Texas: Super Bowl Parties, The Big Bend Natural History Association’s 23rd Annual Pioneer Reunion and more!

This Week in Alpine:

• February 3rd – The Railroad Blues will welcome The Texas Belairs to the stage this Friday night. This rocking Texas country band will start the show at 10 p.m.

• February 4th – Head out to the Big Bend Thrift Store on the corner of 5th Street and Avenue A for Alpine’s weekly Farmer’s Market. This quaint event features fresh veggies from local growers, baked goods and homemade crafts.

• February 5th – Head to the Railroad Blues and root for either the Patriots or the Giants in Super Bowl XLVI. Jambalaya, garlic soup, bratwurst, fun and football are on the menu. Happy hour starts at 2 p.m. and there is no cover.

This Week in Big Bend:

• February 4th – The Big Bend Natural History Association’s 23rd Annual Pioneer Reunion will take place in the San Vicente School gym in Panther Junction from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Guest speakers at the event include: singer Craig Carter, author Diane Garner, artist Maisie Lee, Maggie Smith and Don Sholly. Tickets for this event are $15 and reservations are required. For more info or to get your ticket to the event call 432-477-2236.

This Week Fort Davis:

• February 4th – The Fort Davis Chamber of Commerce Annual Social & J.C. Duncan Scholarship Fundraiser will be held at the Hotel Limpia from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be served and a cash bar will be hosted by the Blue Mountain Bistro. Money raised through this event benefits one or more graduating seniors from Fort Davis High School each year.

This Week in Marfa:

• February 4th – Located along the railroad tracks on South Highland, Farm Stand Marfa features locally grown produce, food to-go and arts and crafts every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

• February 5th – Padre’s Marfa will host a Super Bowl party starting at 3 p.m. They will have the game projected onto the big screen indoors and on the TV out.

This Week in Terlingua:

• February 1st – Jobuk Johnson will entertain the patrons at the Starlight Theater and Restaurant with his smooth jazz sounds. Johnson refers to his unique mix of country and jazz guitar riffs as “Jackalope Jazz.” The show starts at around 7 p.m.

• February 4th – The Terlingua Farmer’s Market is held every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Ghost Town. Local produce, artisan cheeses and breads, handmade crafts and local art are all available for purchase.

A Look at Next Week’s Events:

• February 11th – Grupo de la Paz at the Railroad Blues

• February 5th  – The Tontons and Laura Gibson at Padre’s Marfa

 

2 thoughts on “This Week in West Texas: Super Bowl Parties, The Big Bend Natural History Association’s 23rd Annual Pioneer Reunion and more!

  1. Mark C. Austin

    The Tontons, Laura Gibson and Young Girls will be playing Padre’s in Marfa on February 10th not February 5th. Hope you guys can all make it out.

    From the Padre’s site:

    FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10TH- THE TONTONS and LAURA GIBSON- One one Houston’s hottest new acts, The TONTONS make their first trip out to the Trans-Pecos and have a great sound and show for us- Laura comes back to us from Portland, OR and dazzled us with her performance last time in- this is a great bill- don’t miss it! 9PM showtime, $6 cover

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