Houston Events

Events in and around Houston.

January 2015

January 30 End Date
Discovery Walk: Oak Flats Nature Trail
Lake Livingston State Park
Take a guided walk to learn about the plants and wildlife of Lake Livingston State Park.
January 31 End Date
Rocky Raccoon
Huntsville State Park
Trails will be in use.
January 31 End Date
Fire is Living History!
Lake Livingston State Park
Learn about primitive fire starting methods in this quick demonstration!
January 31 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
January 31 End Date
‘Make and Take’ Crafts
Lake Livingston State Park
Be creative with nature-themed arts and crafts!
January 31 End Date
DIY: Mardi Gras Mask
Galveston Island State Park
Make an animal mask for your Mardi Gras celebrations!
January 31 End Date
Camera Phone Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Get tips on taking the best photos with your phone.
January 31 End Date
Primitive Fire-starting Workshop
Lake Livingston State Park
Join rangers for hands on instruction on how to use a flint and steel and a more modern flint (ferrocerium rod) to start your own fire!
January 31 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.

February 2015

February 1 End Date
Exhibit Opening
Star of the Republic Museum
“Enduring Spirit: African Americans in 19th Century Texas” will open Feb. 1, 2015, and be on display through Feb. 15, 2016.
February 1 End Date
Arts in the Parks - Voice Lessons
Brazos Bend State Park
February 7 End Date
Rocky Racoon
Huntsville State Park
Trails will be in use.
February 7 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
February 7 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
February 7 End Date
DIY: Mardi Gras Mask
Galveston Island State Park
Make an animal mask for your Mardi Gras celebrations!
February 7 End Date
Black History Month Event
Star of the Republic Museum
Dr. Fred McGhee, adjunct professor of anthropology at Austin Community College, will speak at 2 p.m. in the museum theatre about the 1836 Texas Rebellion. Free admission to the museum all day.
February 7 End Date
Camera Phone Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Get tips on taking the best photos with your phone.
February 7 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
February 8 End Date
Light in the Dark
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
If you lived more than 150 years ago what would you have to gather, and make yourself, to be able to have light at night?
February 10 End Date
Central Market Wild Game & Fish Cooking Class (Houston)
Central Market, 3815 Westheimer, Houston
Learn how to prepare delicious wild game and fish recipes in a demonstration and hands on-class at Central Market Cooking School. A TPWD representative will be on hand to answer your questions about hunting and fishing in the Texas, wildlife and fisheries management, and more.
February 13 End Date
Birding 101, Wildlife Rehab
Galveston Island State Park
Get the basics of birding, then meet Sky, a young Red-tailed Hawk in rehab and training.
February 14 End Date
Love Run Marathon
Huntsville State Park
Trails will be in use.
February 14 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
February 14 End Date
Stagecoach Days - Corn for Cash
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
February 14 End Date
DIY: Mardi Gras Mask
Galveston Island State Park
Make an animal mask for your Mardi Gras celebrations!
February 14 End Date
Geocaching 101
Galveston Island State Park
We'll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure.
February 14 End Date
Black History Month Event
Star of the Republic Museum
The museum will present the first and second episodes of the PBS series, “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross” at 2 p.m. Free admission to the museum all day.
February 14 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
February 15 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
February 20 End Date
Master Outdoor Leadership Training | Texas Outdoor Family | Stephen F. Austin State Park | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Master Outdoor Leadership training is designed to provide you with hands on experiences and scenarios to build outdoor leadership skills. We will provide you with specific information that will allow you to best utilize the Texas Outdoor Family program gear, equipment, locations and expertise to make a positive impact in your community and our State Parks.
February 21 End Date
Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Take this unique behind the scenes tour of areas that are closed to the general public. Reservations are required. Tours open to ages 14+ only.
February 21 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
February 21 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
February 22 End Date
Arts in the Parks - Voice Lessons
Brazos Bend State Park
February 22 End Date
“70th Anniversary of Iwo Jima Ceremony”
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
History Event
February 28 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.
February 28 End Date
Baytown Family YMCA of Greater Houston
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
February 28 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
February 28 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
February 28 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.

March 2015

March 1 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two-day celebration of Texas Independence.
March 7 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
March 7 End Date
Life's Better Outside Experience
Houston
Come explore fun, hands-on outdoor recreation activities. Perfect for youth and families, youth groups, or adults.
March 7 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
March 7 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
March 8 End Date
Life's Better Outside Experience
Houston
Come explore fun, hands-on outdoor recreation activities. Perfect for youth and families, youth groups, or adults.
March 10 End Date
Zombie Apolcalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
March 10 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
March 11 End Date
Zombie Apolcalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
March 11 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
March 12 End Date
Zombie Apolcalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
March 12 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
March 13 End Date
Zombie Apolcalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun and informative hike?
March 13 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
March 14 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world...CANCELED Feb.21
March 14 End Date
Angler Education Instructor Training Workshop
Pearland, TX.
Become a TPWD certified Angler Education Instructor
March 14 End Date
Stagecoach Days - Traveling Texas; A Ticket to Adventure
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
March 14 End Date
Geocaching 101
Galveston Island State Park
We'll provide high-tech treasure hunting basics and clues to your next wild adventure.
March 14 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation
March 14 End Date
Bay Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Discover the importance of Galveston Bay. Begins at Nature Center. CANCELLED Feb 21.
March 15 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
March 17 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
March 17 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
March 18 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
March 18 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
March 19 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
March 19 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
March 20 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive on this fun, short hike.
March 20 End Date
Beach Stroll and Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Spring Break's best service learning and conservation.
March 21 End Date
Beach and Bay Day
Galveston Island State Park
Our park opens its doors for a FREE come out and play day!
March 28 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.
March 28 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”
March 29 End Date
Beasts of Burden; Draft Animals at Work
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Barrington Living History Farm and the Texas Draft Horse and Mule Association in a unique opportunity to experience draft animals at work.

April 2015

April 11 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
April 11 End Date
Stagecoach Days - Dance Across Texas; San Jacinto Ball
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
April 12 End Date
Basketry-on-the-Brazos
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us as we go through the process of pounding a green log into baskets splits, and help us weave those splits into baskets that we will use on the farm throughout the year
April 18 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
April 19 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
April 25 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”

May 2015

May 9 End Date
Stagecoach Days - "On Time and Cradled Like a Baby"
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
On second Saturdays relive the excitement of coaching in early Texas as Fanthorp's beautiful concord stagecoach will offer rides from 11 A.M. until 3 P.M. The program is weather dependent.
May 16 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
May 17 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
May 23 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.
May 23 End Date
Music Makes a Celebration
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Discover the music that inspired celebration and recreation in 19th century Texas at Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site with our fourth Saturday program - Music Makes a Celebration presented by “Roseville Fair Old Time String Band.”
May 24 End Date
Foods from the Farm
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join Miss Kellie for a discussion on the heirloom varieties of vegetables we grow here at Barrington.
May 30 End Date
Huntsville State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Huntsville State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

June 2015

June 1 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 6 End Date
Galveston Island | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
June 7 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 8 End Date
San Jacinto Battleground/Battleship TEXAS State Historic Site Presents the
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Summer Camp Dates: June 8th- June 12th, June 22nd -June 26th, and July 13th – 17th
June 13 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
June 13 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 14 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 20 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 21 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 27 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!
June 28 End Date
Dirt, Dirt Everywhere and All for the Women to Clean
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
At Barrington we do most of our spring cleaning in June. So come on out and lend a hand!

July 2015

July 4 End Date
Fireworks on the Brazos!
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

August 2015

August 1 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 2 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 8 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 9 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 15 End Date
Project WILD
Humble
Learn to share conservation with children: Professional Development for anyone who works with children
August 15 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 16 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 22 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 23 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 29 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.
August 30 End Date
Education Weekends
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
This program is being held in conjunction with Star of the Republic Museum’s School Daze-Education in Early Texas, August, 2015.

September 2015

September 19 End Date
Galveston Island State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Galveston Island State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

October 2015

October 10 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

November 2015

November 7 End Date
Stephen F. Austin State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join us for a fun filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park is included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.
November 21 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | (Open)
Brazos Bend State Park
Join us for a fun-filled weekend designed to help your family discover the joys of camping and Texas State Parks. All camping gear and equipment required for an overnight stay at the park are included with each reservation! Click for a list of activities offered and specific information for this workshop.

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