Downtown businesses to plan special events around Bootfest
Victoria's second annual Bootfest might mean vendor booths, special performances and demonstrations throughout the downtown region, but the City of Victoria isn't the only group getting in on the festivities.
Here's a look at the special events and hours of operation some downtown businesses plan to offer throughout the two-day event.
The PumpHouse Riverside Restaurant and Bar
1201 W. Stayton Avenue
Friday: 11 a.m. to midnight, buy one get one appetizer for those wearing boots
Saturday: 11 a.m. to midnight, buy one get one appetizer for those wearing boots
113 S. Main St.
Friday: 5:30-9 p.m.
Rosebud Fountain & Grill
102 S. Main St.
Friday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30-8 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 5:30 to 8 p.m.
104 N. Main St.
Friday: Open until 10 p.m. with $2 6-inch turkey breast, turkey and ham, or BMT subs, and $5 box lunches
Saturday: Open until 10 p.m. with $2 6-inch turkey breast, turkey and ham, or BMT subs, and $5 box lunches
Olde Victoria at the Oak Room
101 W. Goodwin St.
Friday: Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday: Open 5-11 p.m.
The Golden Gecko
202 E. Forrest St.
Friday: Ladies Night - no cover. Half-price mixed drinks 7-11 p.m.
Saturday: $1 Jello shots, with a performance by The Krystals
Downtown Bar and Grill
125 E. Constitution St.
Friday: Open 4:30 p.m.-2 a.m., with performances by Something Called Nothing, Los Super Avengers, Stout City Luchadores and Top Gun
Saturday: Open 8 p.m.-2 a.m., with no cover and a 70s/80s mix by DJ Swerv
Greek's 205 Bar
205 E. Constitution St.
Friday: 4 p.m. with performances by Clinto & the 205 Band, free snacks available from 5-7 p.m., and a light dinner menu available
Saturday: 4 p.m. with performances by Andrea Marie, free snacks available from 5-7 p.m. and a light dinner menu available
Steve-a-reno's Rock & Roll Blues Bar
103 W. Santa Rosa St.
Friday: Performance by Texxas Heat
Saturday: Performance by The Vandals
77901 Wine Bar
221 S. Main St.
Friday: Open 5 p.m. to midnight, with a performance by Tommy Schlein
Saturday: Open 5-10 p.m., with a performance by Casey Marquette
The Nave Museum
306 W. Commercial St.
Friday: Open noon-7 p.m., featuring Art on the Hoof
Saturday: Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., featuring Art on the Hoof
Victoria Public Library
302 N. Main St.
Friday: Closing at 5:30 p.m.
Saturday: Closing at 3 p.m.
Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts
214 N. Main St.
Friday: Closing at 4 p.m.
Saturday: Lobby open noon-8 p.m., with snacks and drinks for sale, and chicken salad box dinners available 6:30-7 p.m. Harold Nichols-A Texas State Of Mind exhibit opens noon-6 p.m., with an artist's reception from 5-6 p.m.
107 W. Santa Rosa St.
Friday: Open until 7 p.m., with a new jewelry launch party, $27 blow-out style sessions and complimentary champagne for those receiving nail services
Saturday: Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m., with $27 blow-out style sessions and complimentary champagne for those receiving nail services
To book appointments, call 361-578-2010.
116 W. Juan Linn St.
Friday: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with an additional 10 percent off sale
Saturday: Open 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., with an additional 10 percent off sale
Days Gone Bye!
508 N. Moody St.
Friday: Open until 6 p.m.
Saturday: Open 10 a.m.-4 p.m., with free boot-shaped cookies and samples of gourmet products
221 S. Main St.
Friday: Open until 5 p.m.
Saturday: Open noon to 5 p.m.
First Victoria National Bank
101 S. Main St.
Friday: Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m., with free boot-shaped refreshments
Sources: Victoria Main Street Program and representatives from Subway and 77901 Wine Bar