The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, September 26, 1986, Image 18

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Best Bets
This weekend offers something for everyone. The
sports enthusiast, of course, will be in Kyle Field to
morrow when we host the Southern Mississippi
Golden Eagles. If you’d like to take in some theater,
the last performances of the Aggies Players’ “Luv”
are tonight and Saturday night. Or, if live music is
what you’re after, you can try out some of these lo
cal watering holes:
Creole Cafe
This restaurant serves up live music on weekends.
It’s in Culpepper Plaza on Texas Avenue. If you
want more info, call 764-0567. All ages admitted.
Friday and Saturday - Notropis. Jazz. Cover $3.
Eastgate Live
Located on Texas Avenue across from the east en
trance of Texas A&M. Under 21 admitted. Legal
drinkers can purchase wine or beer or bring their
own liquor - Eastgate Live provides setups. Call
764-2095 for more information.
Friday -1 Can’t Find My Sheep. New wave. Cover
Saturday - 4 Hams on Rye. Rockabilly; mixed.
Cover $3.50.
La Cabaret
La Cabaret is in the Westgate Shopping Center on
Wellborn Road. 21 and older admitted. Call 846-
1427 for more info.
Friday - Roadhouse Kings. Rhythm and Blues.
Cover $2.
Wednesday - Lippman Jam Session — local musi
cians. No cover charge.
This club is about one-half mile north of campus on
College Main. Those 21 and over are admitted.
Beer, wine and setups. For more information, call
Friday - Omar and the Howlers. Blues. Cover $5.
Saturday - Alan Haynes and the Stepchildren. Reg
gae. Cover $5.
Thursday - Killer Bees. Reggae. Cover $5.
Sunset Grill
Sunset Grill is between Charlie’s Grocery and The
Cow Hop at Northgate. Under 21 admitted. Serves
beer, wine and setups for legal drinkers. For infor
mation on cover charges, call 846-9351.
Friday - Notropis. Jazz.
Saturday - The Locomotives. Classic rock.
Sunday - Pat Foster. Rock guitarist.
Wednesday - Sneaky Pete. ’50s and ’60s rock.
Thursday - Executives. Dance rock.
live music & more!
t Jus'Wanna Dance!
4410 College Main
, Bryan,Tx. 77801
Big Screen Happy Hour Prices
Texas Renfest features
16th century revelry
The forests near Plan-
tersville, Texas, will be
transformed into a 16th
century kingdom com
plete with lords and la
dies, minstrals and magi
cians, jesters and jugglers,
wizards and wenches
when the 12th Annual
Texas Renaissance Festi
val opens Oct. 4. Visitors
can experience its excite
ment and revelry every
weekend from through
Nov. 9, from 9 a.m. to
The six weekend was
sails will be highlighted by
music, drama, dance,
games, arts and crafts,
and food. Guests can be
entertained by everything
from Shakespearean
plays and madrigals to
jousting and chariot races.
Visitors can try their
hand at fencing, archery
and the lance toss or stroll
around the park taking in
the original handcrafted
wares on display and for
Close to 300 craftmen
will hawk their wares —
from rare butterflies to
wind socks. Artists have
worked months to create
jewelry, clothing, stone
ware, leathercraft, stained
glass, sculptures, paintings
and more.
Many will actually be
demonstrating their craft,
so visitors can watch glass
blowing, candle sculpting,
and wood carving, to
name a few.
A chainsaw artist, who
carves wooden sculptures
out of dead trees, carved
a totem pole of all the
characters at the Festival
which will be on display.
All these activities are
guaranteed to make one
hungry, so famished festi
val-goers may partake of
a veritable feast. Turkey
legs, gyro sandwiches, fish
and chips, empanadas,
pizza napoli, stuffed
spuds, fried cheese, but
tered corn and apple
dumplings will be fea
tured, along with beer,
wine, soda and tea.
Those with majestic
tastes may indulge in the
King’s Feast.
Commoners with less
extravagant tastes should
plan on bringing plentiful
pounds to indulge in the
repast and mirth-making.
Discount tickets are
available at Safeway
stores and cost $9 for
adults and $4 for children.
A free campground will
be available for those who
want to spend the week
The festival is about 45
minutes from College Sta
tion on FM 1774. Take
Highway 6 South to Na-
vasota, go east on High
way 105, turn right on FM
1774 at Plantersville and
drive 6 miles to the site.
The festival is halfway be
tween Plantersville and
— by Nancy
Members of the Society of Creative Anachronisms duel in the sun at
the Texas Renaissance Festival. This year’s festival will run euery
weekend from Oct. 4 through Nov. 9.