Eastside Street Farmer’s Market

The Eastside St. Farmer’s Market is every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at 3000 Richmond. The Urban Harvest Farmers Markets bring the bounty of the garden to Houstonians several times a week year round, rain or shine. Growers offer locally-produced vegetables, fruits, farm products, dairy products, prepared foods, cut flowers and plants. Our […]

Hike Armand Bayou Nature Center

The Martyn and Karankawa Trails are two trails that run parallel to each other, but offer very different views. Combined they are about a three mile hike with rest areas and signage to keep you on track. The Martyn Trail goes deep into the woods, while the Karankawa Trail runs along the edge of Armand […]

Park to Port Bike Ride

The Park to Port Bike Ride is coming October 7. This annual bike ride gives cyclists a unique perspective of Houston. The 20-mile round-trip takes riders from Hermann Park’s Bayou Parkland east along the Bayou Greenway trail to the Port of Houston. Port Houston sponsors a turn-around party at Brady’s Landing with snacks, drinks and music. Participants […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Next week is Bayou Land Conservancy’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Tour, an evening of beautiful and inspirational films that highlight our natural environment. The festival is set for August 17 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Star Cinema Grill in Vintage Park. Tickets are available now and seating is limited! Save $2.50 on the […]

Turtle Patrol at Galveston Island State Park

While most of us are getting ready to relax for the weekend and eat dinner, park rangers continue their work and patrol the beaches for critters. We want you to help Galveston Island State Park on August 11 at 6:30 p.m. to search for Kemp’s Ridley Turtles. You can become a citizen scientist, and help the […]

Levy Park Fried Chicken Festival

The Levy Park Conservancy will host the Southern Fried Chicken Festival (SFCF), on August 12 from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. in Levy Park, 3801 Eastside St. in the Upper Kirby District. All ages are invited to join in the fun of this unique culinary event that’s all about southern fried chicken. Proceeds from the festival benefit Kiel Colon Cancer, […]

Bayou Bikers Sunday Ride

Bayou Bikers meet at Market Square on the first Sunday of the month for 25- to 40-mile bike rides exploring the bayous of Houston. Meet at Market Square Park August 6 at 8:00 a.m. for a 2 – 2 1/2 hour ride. All rides are open to everyone. Mountain bikes or bikes with fat tires […]

Owl Prowl Night Hike

Join Armand Bayou Nature Center for a beautiful walk through the woods to look for owls and listen to the fascinating sounds of the night. The hike is August 5 from 7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. at the nature center. Don’t forget your walking shoes/boots and flashlight! Bring bug spray and water. Ages 6-adult. $10 […]

Hike the Parks of Precinct 4

Harris County Precinct 4 is home to the most parks in the county. I have taken this list from the Precinct 4 website so that you can see what is there and maybe head out for a hike, a paddle, a bike, or just a picnic. 100 Acre Wood Preserve Bane Park Bayer Park Burroughs […]

Four New-ish Parks in Houston

Houston continues to add and improve park acreage in the city and the last two years is no exception. Check out the new Levy Park, an old baseball park that has been transformed into not just an outdoor space but a cultural site also with story-time sessions, poetry slams, hula hooping and more. It is […]