Get ready for a weekend of free fun! Here is a snapshot of 21 Free Things to Do in Houston this weekend, May 19-21:

FRIDAY

Get fit by the waterHead to the Boardwalk in Cypress for Wellness on the Water with Orangetheory Fitness Friday, May 19 at 1:30 pm. Wellness on the Water is a free workout led by Orangetheory Fitness instructors. Don’t forget your towel, a bottle of water and be prepared to sweat! Located at The Boardwalk Towne Lake, 9819 Barker Cypress.

See live opera — Houston Grand Opera brings The Elixir of Love to life at Miller Outdoor Theatre Friday and Saturday at 8 pm. In this comic opera, a love-struck young man is determined to win the affections of the village beauty. The performance will be sung in Italian with projected English translation. Free covered reserved seats are available performance day at Miller Box Office, 10:30 am – 1pm. Located at 6000 Hermann Park Drive.

Pet miniature horses — Kids will love Story Time and Meet the Miniatures at 6 pm Friday, thanks to Paloma Trails owner Paige Clough. This event is not located at her Brookshire farm but Great Southwest Equestrian Center. Paige will read from her new book, Nosey Rosey, and kids can pet and walk the miniature horses. Please RSVP your attendance to [email protected] This is a free event. The Equestrian Center is located at 2501 S. Mason Road in Katy.

Enjoy live music — Enjoy an evening of live music featuring The Anthony Pitt Trio play a variety from pop to country. The show kicks off at 7:45 pm at Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. in Katy.

Listen to live jazz — Head to Levy Park for an evening with Silk Road Jazz Quartet Friday, 7 pm – 9 pm. Located at 3801 Eastside St.

Watch a movie under the moon — Catch a free outdoor movie Friday, 8 pm, at GreenStreet featuring the 1980s classic, Say Anything. Bring your lawn chair or blanket to relax on the lawn. Located at 1201 Fannin.

Be amazed — The Italian-based Eventi Verticali (“The Vertical Theater”) performs “Wanted” in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center. The vertical spaces is the performance floor for the performers, supported by harnesses and suspended on ropes, who dance, jump, run, and perform with music and lighting technology. The show is Friday and Saturday nights, 9 pm – 10 pm. Located at Avenida Plaza by Discovery Green.

SATURDAY

Relax with yogaEnjoy a complimentary 45-minute yoga flow led by Revolution Studio Saturday at 9 am. Hit the mat to the live beats of DJ Kung Fu and celebrate with a post-flow block party featuring sips, snacks, and prizes. BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat) is encouraged, but mats will be available on request. Located at West Ave, 2800 Kirby.

See WWII planes — Tour the WWII Museum and visit the Hangar of the Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force 10 am – 3 pm. It’s a great chance to get up close to the Wing’s five flyable WWII military aircraft: climb into a cockpit of a WWII trainer or go inside a WWII Paratroop aircraft. Located at West Houston Airport, 2 miles north of I-10 east off Barker Cypress on Groschke Rd.

Experience kid-friendly learning — Take advantage of a free learning opportunity Saturdays with girls inc.’s STEM Saturday, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at Discovery Green. This free, hands-on education program relating to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is limited to 60 kids, first-come, first-serve. Located at 1500 McKinney

Engage outdoorsHarris County Precinct 4 invites the community to its Heritage Festival Saturday 10 am – 3 pm featuring music, food, crafts, and battle re-enactments at Spring Creek Park in Tomball. Heritage Festival combines the history of a museum with the outdoor fun of a park. Guests can view recently uncovered artifacts, witness Civil War battle re-enactments and see recreated confederate and union camps. The event also includes archaeology digs, weapons demonstrations, storytellers, cultural demonstrations, activities, and food trucks. This event is rain or shine. Located at 15012 Brown Rd. in Tomball.

Love the Cajun spirit — The Bayou Jamboree and Crawfish Boil returns to Market Square Park Saturday, 3 pm – 7 pm.  Enjoy a free concert by Rebirth Brass Band with an opening set by local funk band The Journey Agents. This event will host something for everyone, including a family fun zone for the little ones hosted by Young Audiences of Houston. Treebeards Restaurant will be onsite selling some of their famous specialties like red beans & rice, gumbo, etouffee and more! Located at 301 Milam.

Learn about camping — Bass Pro Shops is hosting camp-related workshops at its Bass Pro Go Outdoors weekend events and sale. Families can sample BBQ and learn about kayaking, camping with kids, grilling and more. Bass Pro Shops is located in Katy and Pearland.

See WWII planes — Tour the WWII Museum and visit the Hangar of the Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force 10 am – 3 pm. It’s a great chance to get up close to the Wing’s five flyable WWII military aircraft: climb into a cockpit of a WWII trainer or go inside a WWII Paratroop aircraft. This is open to the public the first and third Saturday each month. Located at West Houston Airport, 2 miles north of I-10 east off Barker Cypress on Groschke Rd.

See an outdoor movie — Watch the Princess Bride outdoors at Central Green Park in Katy. The movie begins at dusk. Located at 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.

Enjoy a choral concert — Bring your lawn chairs to enjoy a night of live music and great performances from the Houston Choral Showcase beginning at 7:30 pm. The group is a community show choir for adults, singing repertoire in popular genres such as Broadway, jazz, swing, gospel, pop, and more! Located at Sugar Land Town Square.

See live opera — Houston Grand Opera brings The Elixir of Love to life at Miller Outdoor Theatre Saturday at 8 pm. In this comic opera, a love-struck young man is determined to win the affections of the village beauty. The performance will be sung in Italian with projected English translation. Free covered reserved seats are available performance day at Miller Box Office, 10:30 am – 1pm. Located at 6000 Hermann Park Drive.

Be amazed — The Italian-based Eventi Verticali (“The Vertical Theater”) performs “Wanted” in front of the George R. Brown Convention Center. The vertical spaces is the performance floor for the performers, supported by harnesses and suspended on ropes, who dance, jump, run, and perform with music and lighting technology. The show is Friday and Saturday nights, 9 pm – 10 pm. Located at Avenida Plaza by Discovery Green.

SUNDAY

Play in the street — It’s another weekend featuring CIGNA Sunday Streets, noon to 4 pm. This month features the Brays Oaks community on Fondren between S. Braeswood Blvd. and W. Bellfort Ave. (1.3 miles). This is not a street festival, but a chance to walk, bike or play in the street and meet neighbors in the community.

Explore outdoors — Take advantage of free admission with Sunday in Nature at Armand Bayou Nature Center the first and third Sunday. Each month focuses on a different topic. Free admission between noon – 4 pm. Gates lock at 5 pm.

Celebrate children and art — Families are invited to enjoy art-making workshops, participate in a collaborative group project, and play interactive games at Texas Children’s Art Festival. The afternoon from 1 pm – 5 pm celebrates art and Texas heritage at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. Admission is free for all ages, no reservations needed! Last admission is 4:30 pm. Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, 6003 Memorial Drive, is the house museum for American decorative arts of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Learn about camping— Bass Pro Shops is hosting camp-related workshops at its Bass Pro Go Outdoors weekend events and sale. Families can sample BBQ and learn about kayaking, camping with kids, grilling and more. Bass Pro Shops is located in Katy and Pearland.