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September 9, 2010
* We'll depart Austin from the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake, right off I-35, south of downtown. It's free parking and if you're spending the night in Austin, it's extremely convenient! We'll be in a luxury motorcoach, so get ready to kick back and be chauffeured.
* First stop: Southside Market in Elgin. This smokehouse makes some of the best sausage in
* Next: Pointing the bus toward . We'll tour . where deliciousShiner Bock comes from. You'll get to taste test their whole family of beers. We're a little partial to Shiner Black right now.
* Final: We're off to Gonzales for sublime lamb ribs, fresh tortillas, avocado and a dash of hot sauce from Gonzales Market. Once back in Austin, you can enjoy the city’s legendary live music.
Saturday, Sept. 18, 9 a.m.
* You better wake up hungry because we're headed to Lexington for brisket at Snow's, ratedTexas Monthly's No. 1 Barbecue. Snow's is only open and only as long as they have meat!
* Next: Louie Mueller in Taylor has some of the best peppered brisket. This joint has been featured in one of our favorite movies "The Rookie" and also was where was photographed for "Family Style."
* We're off to Lockhart for Smitty's BBQ. You get to wind through building and see the open fire pits. We're partial to the Blue Bell ice cream cones they serve. We'll stop by Kreuz Market, as well.
* We'll finish up the afternoon with some homemade pie from Pies Galore in Bastrop. Our return to Austin gets you back in time to rest up for an evening out. We can recommend a number of distractions for those in search of music and dancing.
Trip cost: $225 per person, which includes transportation, food and beer tour guides.
Friday only - $100
Saturday only - $175 and Saturday; gratuities; and
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August 26, 2010
Current exhibitions to be enjoyed include the following:
§ Leonardo da Vinci: Man, Inventor, Genius is a spectacular exhibition that reveals the ingenuity and brilliance of a man ahead of his time.
§ Let’s Take the Streetcar: Journeying Through ’s Past, follows the rise and decline of city and interurban rail travel in Fort Worth from the mid-1870s to the mid-1930s.
§ DinoLabs is a 3,700-square-foot-gallery where guests can experience the immensity of the State Dinosaur of Texas for the very first time: jonesi.
§ The Cattle Raisers Museum is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the vital history and science of the cattle industry.
§ Energy Blast brings physics, technology, and innovative thinking to life as guests are asked to explore geophysical formations, calculate drilling depths and directions, and to experiment with new resources.
§ The Native American Gallery features items ranging from beaded dresses and vests, to beaded moccasins from the far corners of the country, weapons, musical instruments, and important examples of basketry and pottery of the Southwest.
August 19, 2010
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