IncrediBounce's Valentine's Extravaganza rings in the return of all things rosy with an array of festive, family-friendly activities. Attendees can make and take home seasonal crafts, such as bead art and spin art, or make your own pixy stix. Also, each parent-child pairing leaves with a framed photo of themselves to help prove their whereabouts. Revelers can also sit down for a Valentine’s meal and hit the floor for a Valentine’s dance featuring music by tunester Julian Escamilla.
Sograte BBQ and Brew has everything to make barbecuing and brewing easy and enjoyable. The store boasts an inventory that ranges from hot sauce to hops, equipping DIY-ers with all the tools, ingredients, and supplies they need. Beginners can stop by for classes that illuminate the art of brewing their own beer, wine, or anti-matter. For those hankering to sate a craving for something smoky and chewy, the housemade beef jerky is available in six flavors, including teriyaki and Texas heat.
Slow-smoked meats take center stage at Dickey's, which serves up mouth-watering pulled pork and beef brisket alongside homestyle mac 'n' cheese and baked beans. Sandwiches such as lil' hoagie and the Westerner struggle to contain all the savory smoked meats, pickles, onions, and assorted toppings stuffed inside them.
Party Plus Warehouse supplies the necessary ingredients for memorable events. Hosts can pick up hats, paper goods, and custom-designed banners to add colorful accents to birthday parties or baby showers, and find graduation-themed accessories to celebrate scholastic achievements. Staff members can string balloons in shapes such as palm trees or archways to grant attendees both an eye-catching setting and a reassurance that no porcupines RSVP’d. Party Plus also supplies Halloween costumes for spooky revelries, and rents popcorn machines and arcade games to amplify festivities.
The family-owned Jump N Jungle entertains kids at its 10,500-square-foot Jump N Jungle. Along with a selection of slides, the climate-controlled play area enthralls youngsters with climbing structures, an inflatable shaped like a playful tiger lying on its back, and a bounce castle where kids learn to leap and play the lute simultaneously. In the summer, Jump N Jungle also hosts Summer camps where attendees play games, enjoy bounce time, and work on crafts and coloring projects.
The locally owned Durango's serves up a delectable menu of authentic Tex-Mex specialties, uniting two worlds like Texarkana or Nebraskansas. Start things off with the fresh taste of guacamole (from $2.55) or a melted cheese quesadilla ($2.09). Rich carne guisada burritos, stewed in tomato sauce and wrapped in a warm tortilla embrace, provide enough food to distract a family of hungry pythons ($7.29). Adventurous teeth can unwrap the sweet surprise of the cheese- or beef-stuffed chile rellenos, offering an explosion of flavor to marveling taste buds (from $3.90).