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Big Cat C.A.R.E. Excursion!


Looking for a fun and exciting day trip for you and your family?  What could be more exciting than spending several hours in the company of leopards, cougars, lions, tigers, and lemurs? Visit CARE, Bridgeport’s own Center for Animal Research and Education. CARE is open to the public Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am to 5:00pm with tours on the hour.  For more information visit BigCatCare.org.  After your big adventure head to downtown Bridgeport and grab a sweet treat at Brownie Points Cupcakes and Sweetness before shopping at Butterfield House, T & L Antiques or Terra Cotta Boutique.  Later, enjoy some great home-style cooking at the Atomic Rooster in historic downtown Bridgeport. Tasty daily specials include chicken fried steak, meatloaf, catfish, chicken wings and bottomless salad, veggies and bread. Like the Atomic Rooster on Facebook for more information.

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C.A.R.E “Big Cat” Sanctuary: The Center for Animal Research & Education, (CARE) was founded to provide for the rescue, rehabilitation, and holistic nurturing of sick, injured or abused big cats thus ensuring a vital habitat and safe haven for them to live in comfort and with dignity.  Further, with public education and research, to ultimately ensure the future of the species. Tours are available upon request. http://www.bigcatcare.org.

Brownie Points Cupcakes & Sweetness:  907 Halsell – 940-393-0200
Butterfield House Antiques

Butterfield House Antiques is a shop full of treasure for vintage design in home or garden.??There's a variety of books, accents, accessories and furnishings ... and everything has a story ... if we don't know it, we'll make one up!  We also consign for local artists and craftsmen ... from art to textiles.  Like us on Facebook!

 
909 Halsell - 940-683-8335
T&L Antiques
 

Owners: Linda & Tommy Saylor -- T & L Antiques includes furniture, depression glass, jewelry, pottery, stain glass and more from Tommy & Linda’s personal collection as well as a few consignment partners they have been working with for over ten years. Linda & Tommy Saylor purchased this 1890’s building over 20 years ago and restored it including the original metal ceiling. A few years ago Linda found an old picture of a Dr. Pepper mural which was once on the building. T & L  Antiques used a Bridgeport Main Street façade matching grant to help repaint the mural.

 
1023 Halsell – 940-683-5545

Atomic Rooster

 

Enjoy some great home-style cooking at the Atomic Rooster in historic downtown Bridgeport. Tasty daily specials include chicken fried steak, meatloaf, catfish, chicken wings and bottomless salad, veggies and bread. Like the Atomic Rooster on Facebook for more information.

 

1003 Halsell – 940-683-1717

More great Day-Tripper ideas coming soon, so please stay tuned!