Those looking for a rare, bizarre at times experience, should consider visiting the amazing Ruta Maya just off Congress Street. They offer delicious fair trade coffee, wheat cookies, and other local organic goodies. It is an awesome place to entertain the kids especially at the free Sunday shows that have received outstanding reviews for many regulars. This fun-loving niche also offers local beers and micro-brews definate to tickle your tastebuds with sheer delight. Ruta Maya's Music Page will show many musical acts they have upcoming to entertain patrons each day/night of the week with events for people from all walks of life with uniquely diverse backgrounds. Ruta Maya Coffee Company was founded in 1990 in Austin, Texas. The company sells products from various latin countries. Giving proceeds back in return for their efforts in building the community's awareness of independent businesses and exchange. They were named favorite "Coffee House," by the American Statesman.
It is a fantastically eclectic, down-to-earth hub, for locals to meet other friendly and free-spirited people with common interests. It seems like each night there is something new and exciting to take part in. Some Austinites might have a tough time fitting in as there are few that believe that it is less ritzy as most downtown establishments. However, it is not to be mistaken for a fine dining or high-end space. This is not an issue with the line-up they have in place for this Halloween. The events are designed to cater to yet another destinct crowd, the goblin-loving, witch-inspired, ghoul chasers. Bring your costume and head over to the Ruta Maya for a night of action-packed excitement.
This Halloween weekend be sure to catch:
Leighton's Halloween Monster Bash Potluck & Dance with Barton Hills Choir to kick things off.
The Barton Hills Choir will perform tunes from The Beatles, Wilco and The Flaming Lips. Made up of 5th and 6th grade Austin Independent School District children and accompanied by local rock musicians,the Barton Hills Choir most recently performed at Austin City Limits Festival. The show starts at 3:30 ending around 5 pm with no cover!
The Monster Mash/Pot Luck starts shortly after at 7 carring on til 2 Am and it is $6 for the whole night!
Ruta Maya's is located at 3601 South Congress Avenue.