FREE WEEKEND FUN

It’s another weekend in Houston with plenty of free fun! Check out these 14 Free Things to Do in Houston November 28-30:

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Watch movies under the moon1) Discovery Green: Catch a free outdoor movie at Friday Night Flicks at The ICE Friday, 8:30 pm, at Discovery Green. Maleficent is the feature this week. Movies will be oriented towards the rink but you are welcome to bring blankets and lawn chairs and watch from the White Promenade or The Lake House deck. Free movies are held each Friday during the skating season. 2) LaCenterra: Enjoy Rise of the Guardians Friday at dusk at LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch, Katy. Located at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd., Heritage Square. Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow is presenting this free flick!

Browse local — Boycott Black Friday and head to Pop Shop Houston noon – 8 pm, at Silver Street Studios. The bi-annual event (Friday – Sunday) features an indie craft, art and music fest with lots of independent handcrafted goods plus activities and crafts for the kids. Silver Street Studios is located at 2000 Edwards.

Chill in the winter wonderland — Make holiday crafts, get a free photo with Santa, and enjoy all the free games and activities at Bass Pro Shops’ Santa’s Wonderland. The fun continues seven days a week through Christmas. Craft making is 5 pm – 7 pm weekdays and noon to 5 pm weekends. Check out the full event calendar online here. Two locations at 5000 Katy Mills Circle and 1000 Basspro Drive in Pearland.

Celebrate the holidaysHead to the island for the Galveston Holiday Lighting Celebration at Hotel Galvez Friday, 6 pm. Galveston Ballet and other talent will perform at this free family event. Santa arrives by horse-drawn carriage for souvenir photos.

SATURDAY

Bless another — Help bless someone in need by making kits at Bless Friday at CityCentre. Visit the special station to assemble bags you can give Houston’s homeless: water bottle, socks, soap, non-perishable food items, and more. The event is noon – 5 pm on the plaza. All materials provided free by Memorial Drive Presbyterian Church.

Love the outdoor arts — Don’t miss Saturday in Smither Park for a free afternoon of entertainment, art, crafts, and more. Enjoy the beauty of public art, browse mini art market, and engage with artists working on the memory wall. Kids can craft, adults can enjoy beer tastings from Saint Arnold. Located at 2402 Munger, near the Orange Show Monument.

Browse local — Support Small Business Saturday and head to Pop Shop Houston Saturday and Sunday, noon – 8 pm, at Silver Street Studios. The bi-annual event features an indie craft, art and music fest with lots of independent handcrafted goods plus activities and crafts for the kids. Silver Street Studios is located at 2000 Edwards.

Celebrate holiday family fun — Enjoy Home for the Holidays in Old Town Spring with live entertainment, Christmas carolers, lights, and holiday decorations. Santa arrives this weekend! Get your photo made with Santa for a fee. Entertainment features David Wonders all weekend and Jazzercise Dance Group. Historic Old Town Spring is located at 130 Spring School Road in Spring.

Chill in the winter wonderland — Make holiday crafts, get a free photo with Santa, and enjoy all the free games and activities at Bass Pro Shops’ Santa’s Wonderland. The fun continues seven days a week through Christmas. Craft making is 5 pm – 7 pm weekdays and noon to 5 pm weekends. Check out the full event calendar online here. Two locations at 5000 Katy Mills Circle and 1000 Basspro Drive in Pearland.

Watch free holiday flicks1) Central Green Park: Watch Arthur Christmas Saturday at Central Green Park in Katy.  Movie begins at dusk. Located at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. 2) Discovery Green: Catch a free screening of Silver Bells downtown at Discovery Green Saturday for Salvation Army Movie Night. Activities begin at 5 pm with the movie starting at 6 pm with free hot chocolate, thanks to the Salvation Army. Don’t miss getting your photo with mascot Captain Kettle!

SUNDAY

Pose with Santa — Grab a free photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus Sunday, 1 pm – 5 pm, courtesy of Sugar Land Town Square. Photos will be indoors in the lobby, 16190 City Walk. The Square encourages folks to donate to its partner, Fort Bend Rainbow Room’s Christmas Project, to provide a nice Christmas for area children.

Chill in the winter wonderland — Make holiday crafts, get a free photo with Santa, and enjoy all the free games and activities at Bass Pro Shops’ Santa’s Wonderland. The fun continues seven days a week through Christmas. Craft making is 5 pm – 7 pm weekdays and noon to 5 pm weekends. Check out the full event calendar online here. Two locations at 5000 Katy Mills Circle and 1000 Basspro Drive in Pearland.

Browse local — Support Small Business Saturday and head to Pop Shop Houston Sunday, noon – 6 pm, at Silver Street Studios. The bi-annual event features an indie craft, art and music fest with lots of independent handcrafted goods plus activities and crafts for the kids. Don’t miss the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest Sunday! Silver Street Studios is located at 2000 Edwards.