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Willy Wonka and Christmas in July: The Check List for July 23-29

Events for the week of July 23 to July 29
Credit: Jacob Reyes

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Howdy, y’all!

This is The Check List, a new weekly events calendar of in-person, virtual and socially distant events in the Bryan and College Station area. 

Every Thursday, KAGS News will bring you the latest in fun and friendly activities for the family or a night out in Aggieland. 

Willy Wonka Jr. at The Theatre Company

College Station High School football standout Kolbe Cashion performs under the bright lights of the stage as the leading man in his school's production of Romeo and Juliet.

The Theatre Company

Friday and Saturday, July 23 and 24, various times

$10 and up

The classic Roald Dahl story comes to life at The Theatre Company in Bryan. The play follows Willy Wonka, a famous yet secret chocolatier, who is looking for his heir apparent by inviting five kids into his factory. The play debuts Friday and will run through August 8. You can find tickets here.

Christmas in July at WildFlyer Mead Co.

WildFlyer Mead Co.

Sunday, July 25, Noon - 4 p.m.


It's Christmas in July and the WildFlyer Mead Co. will be hosting a holiday-themed artisan vendor market. Sip on glasses of signature mead from the WildFlyer Mead Co. while shopping from local artists like JD's Woodworks and Texas Pioneer Creations. More vendors will be available as well as a food struck from Smoke Daddies BBQ. The event will also have a photo op and selfie station, raffles and a special tasting room of limited released mead bottles. For more info click here

2021 State 4-H Horse Show

May 2, 2017; Louisville, KY, USA; A groom holds the reins of a horse as it receives a bath during morning workouts at Churchill Downs. Mandatory Credit: Jamie Rhodes-USA TODAY Sports

Brazos County Expo Center

Saturday, July 24 - Friday, July 30, 8 p.m.


The seven-day 4-H Horse shows give families access to beautiful horses from across the state. Additionally, the show will offer classes of competition, educational programs, scholarship opportunities and college prep. There will also be pole bending, barrel racing and stake racing performances. For more info click here.

Chamber Music Series with the BVSO: Brass Quintet

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Lake Walk

Sunday, July 25 at 6 p.m.


This week's event at the Lake Walk will feature the Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra will feature songs Green Hornett, Fanfare from "La Peri" and Married Life from the Disney Pixar film "Up." The show itself will be held at The Pavillion near the Stella Hotel. Performances are free and informal.

Fab Friday Drag Show

Credit: Jacob Reyes

Halo Bar in Downtown Bryan

July 23, 11:30 p.m.

$5 and up

Bring your cash tips and pride to Halo Bar in Downtown Bryan as local drag artists lip sync for their lives. Performers include Holly Devereaux, Coco Chanel, Infinity Lavey, Malibu Von Schweetz and Cora Cadette. Music by DJ Aracely will also be playing. Doors open at 10 p.m. and is 18 and up.