Downtown businesses to plan special events around Bootfest
Oct. 4, 2012 at 5:04 a.m.
Updated Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:05 a.m.
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