Houston Events

Events in and around Houston.

November 2014

November 21 End Date
Birding 101
Galveston Island State Park
The basics of island birding with Ranger Lisa.
November 22 End Date
Soler Texas Trails Endurance Run
Huntsville State Park
Trails will be in use.
November 22 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 22 End Date
Up With the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 22 End Date
Hard Hat Tour Aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Unique behind-the-scenes tour aboard the Battleship TEXAS.
November 22 End Date
Beach Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Hunt for island treasures with park volunteers and rangers.
November 22 End Date
Brazos Bend State Park | Texas Outdoor Family | Houston Area | 1 Night Workshop | (Full - Waitlist Forming)
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 22 End Date
Watching for Wildlife - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 22 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive?
November 22 End Date
Wild About Water - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 22 End Date
Park Scavenger Hunt
Galveston Island State Park
Seek and ye shall find...
November 22 End Date
What Was That? Night Creatures! - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 22 End Date
Bayside Paint Party
Galveston Island State Park
No experience required, and all materials provided, including sunset views.
November 23 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 23 End Date
Bay Explorations
Galveston Island State Park
Come join one of our weekly explorations of a Galveston Island treasure every Sunday.
November 28 End Date
Up With the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 28 End Date
Watching for Wildlife - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 28 End Date
Wild About Water - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 28 End Date
Birding 101
Galveston Island State Park
The basics of island birding with Ranger Lisa.
November 29 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
November 29 End Date
Up With the Birds
Stephen F. Austin State Park
Join a park naturalist for a morning bird and nature walk through our beautiful Brazos River bottomland forest. This easy hike will take us through habitats sculpted by the Brazos River, where we will see and hear many of the bird species that find safe haven in the park.
November 29 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world.
November 29 End Date
Watching for Wildlife - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 29 End Date
Zombie Apocalypse Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Could you survive and thrive?
November 29 End Date
Wild About Water - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 29 End Date
Park Scavenger Hunt
Galveston Island State Park
Seek and ye shall find...
November 29 End Date
Twilight Firelight - Stagecoach Rides
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site
Take a break from the hectic holiday pace and re-focus on your family and friends at Fanthorp Inn’s Twilight Firelight celebration!
November 29 End Date
What Was That? Night Creatures! - CANCELLED
Stephen F. Austin State Park
This event has been cancelled.
November 29 End Date
Bayside Paint Party
Galveston Island State Park
No experience required, and all materials provided, including sunset views.
November 30 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park

December 2014

December 2 End Date
Squirrel Hunt
Huntsville State Park
Park Closed.
December 5 End Date
Birding 101
Galveston Island State Park
The basics of island birding with Ranger Lisa.
December 6 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
December 6 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world.
December 6 End Date
Pearl Harbor Ceremony aboard the Battleship TEXAS
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
An event that commemorates the Dec. 7, 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.
December 6 End Date
DIY: Holiday Crafts
Galveston Island State Park
Free beach craft ideas and materials, just in time for the holidays.
December 6 End Date
A Simple Christmas at Brazos Bend
Brazos Bend State Park
Escape the hustle and bustle of the season and enjoy the simple life: making s’mores, Dutch oven cooking, children’s crafts and Victorian-era games, hayrides and more, plus a visit from a “Southern Santa.”
December 7 End Date
Nature Programs and Hikes
Brazos Bend State Park
December 12 End Date
Birding 101
Galveston Island State Park
The basics of island birding with Ranger Lisa.
December 13 End Date
Family Breakfast with Santa
Stephen F. Austin State Park
December 13 End Date
Christmas-on-the-Brazos featuring Barrington's Candlelight Christmas
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Barrington's Candlelight Christmas features timed vignettes, offering glimpses into 1850s festivities through a candlelit tour of Barrington Farm.
December 13 End Date
Battleship TEXAS - Dr. Who Event
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Come support the Dr. Who Event & board the ship for half price.
December 13 End Date
Yuletide TEXAS! "A Sailors Christmas"
Battleship Texas State Historic Site
Festive Christmas event aboard the Battleship TEXAS
December 13 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world.
December 13 End Date
Holiday in the Park
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Take a break with the family and come celebrate the season.
December 13 End Date
DIY: Holiday Crafts
Galveston Island State Park
Free beach craft ideas and materials, just in time for the holidays.
December 13 End Date
Starry Night Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Bring your flashlight for a brisk, sunset walk.
December 19 End Date
Birding 101
Galveston Island State Park
The basics of island birding with Ranger Lisa.
December 20 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world.
December 20 End Date
DIY: Holiday Crafts
Galveston Island State Park
Free beach craft ideas and materials, just in time for the holidays.
December 20 End Date
Starry Night Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Bring your flashlight for a brisk, sunset walk.
December 21 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .
December 27 End Date
Beach Hike
Galveston Island State Park
Hiking at the edge of the world.
December 27 End Date
DIY: Holiday Crafts
Galveston Island State Park
Free beach craft ideas and materials, just in time for the holidays.
December 28 End Date
Youth Deer Hunt
Huntsville State Park
Park Closed.

January 2015

January 1 End Date
America's First Day Hike
San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site
Hike the marsh trail of the San Jacinto Battleground and see the wonders of nature.
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike - Easy
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Kick the New Year off right, get back to nature and start with a hike. A New Year is a fresh start so support the Agents of Nature as they join the park.
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike
Stephen F. Austin State Park
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike: Beach Stroll & Cleanup
Galveston Island State Park
Easy strolling at the edge of the world to kick off 2015!
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike
Brazos Bend State Park
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike!
Huntsville State Park
Start the New Year off right with a hike!
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike!
Lake Livingston State Park
Join a park ranger for a guided hike on New Year's Day.
January 1 End Date
First Day Bike Ride
Brazos Bend State Park
January 1 End Date
First Day Hike: Bayside Jog
Galveston Island State Park
Life's better outside, so make it a great 2015!
January 1 End Date
First Day Night Hike
Brazos Bend State Park
January 3 End Date
Fun Run
Galveston Island State Park
New Year's Fun Run/Walk
January 10 End Date
Butchering and Curing
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for our annual butchering and curing weekend. Butchering livestock was a very necessary way of life in the mid-19th century. Steps will not be repeated once the resources have been used up.
January 11 End Date
Butchering and Curing
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for our annual butchering and curing weekend. Butchering livestock was a very necessary way of life in the mid-19th century. Steps will not be repeated once the resources have been used up.
January 18 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

February 2015

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 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 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 28 End Date
Texas Independence Day Celebration
Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site
Join us for a two day celebration of Texas Independence. Details will be released as they are finalized.

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. Details will be released as they are finalized.
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 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 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 19 End Date
3rd Saturday Bird Walk & Talk
Sheldon Lake State Park & Environmental Learning Center
Come see how many different species you can find .

May 2015

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
Food 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.

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
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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.

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