Don’t miss 7 options for free fun in Houston May 23-27 before planning your free and cheap weekend!

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Tuesday (5/24) — Head downtown for Toddler Tuesday, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Enjoy a morning of story time, activities, crafts and a special appearance by Pete the Cat. This is located at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney.

Wednesday (5/25) — Celebrate National Wine Day at Disco & Vino near Memorial City Mall. Turn back the clock to the ’70s at this fun event with complimentary beer and wine, music from Infinite Groove, and light bites from Memorial City restaurants. Located at Gateway Promenade, 947 Gessner Rd.

Wednesday (5/25) — Kids enjoy Nature Story Time each Wednesday, 4 p.m., at Nature Discovery Center. The weekly story time includes a variety of fun such as live animals, crafts, songs, short nature walks and more. Located at 7112 Newscastle.

Thursday (5/26) — Enjoy seven museums for free each Thursday in Houston’s Museum District.

  • Houston Museum of Natural Science — free Thursday 3 pm – 6 pm
  • Children’s Museum of Houston — free Thursday 5 pm – 8 pm
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — free Thursday 10 am – 9 pm
  • The Health Museum — free Thursday 2 pm – 7 pm
  • Houston Museum of African American Culture — 6 pm – 8 pm
  • Buffalo Soldiers National Museum — 1 pm – 5 pm
  • Holocaust Museum Houston — 2 pm – 5 pm

{Don’t forget Houston’s 10 museums that are free every day.}

Thursday (5/26) — The annual Dancin’ in the Street: Motown & More Revue returns to Miller Outdoor Theatre Thursday – Sunday. The free evening features a new Stevie Wonder Tribute plus other soul music classics. Reserved seats are available on performance day at the Miller Box Office, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Located at 6000 Hermann Park Dr.

Thursday (5/26) — Enjoy a live outdoor concert at Thursday Concerts Presented by UHD in downtown Houston! This week features The Last Bandoleros with a blend of Tex-Mex, Brit-Pop and Country/Rock. Located at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney.

Friday (5/27) — Kids will love to get creative at Abrakadoodle Home School Art Class. There are two age groups Friday at 10 am: children ages 2-5 will do a watercolor technique with Geometric Jumble, and children 1st – 5th grade will draw Laura Bryant’s Aquarium. This is held the last Friday each month. Located at Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch. Blvd., in Katy.