Marfa Solar Social to celebrate renewable energy, introduce West Texas residents to benefits of solar

Free solar energy-focused community event at Ballroom Marfa, Aug. 4

Ballroom Marfa, in collaboration with the Judd Foundation and Marfa Solar System, will host Freedom Solar Power for a “Marfa Solar Social” on Friday, Aug. 4, 6- 8 p.m. Freedom Solar will speak on the benefits of renewable energy, regional solar rebates and solar power technology, and the evening will also feature complimentary refreshments from Big Bend Brewing Co., tacos by Vicente Celis, and a raffle with a chance to win two solar backpacks and other prizes. Read more

Kerbey Lane’s ‘Hot Cakes for Hunger’ to benefit Central Texas Food Bank, July 16-29

Kerbey Lane Cafe will host a “Hot Cakes for Hunger” fundraiser at all seven of its locations July 16-29, with all proceeds from its specialty pancakes benefiting Central Texas Food Bank. Kerbey Lane will also donate pancake mix to CTFB for every dollar of proceeds from its specialty pancakes. Read more