It’s another weekend in Houston with plenty of free fun! Check out these 10 Free Things to Do in Houston September 29 – October 1:
Watch a movie under the stars — 1) Miller Outdoor Theatre — Enjoy a free movie screening of Sing at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 7:30 pm. Located at 6000 Hermann Park Dr. 2) The Square at Memorial City — Don’t miss a free screening of Wonder Woman on the giant screen at The Square at Memorial City. Located between Cheesecake Factory and Maggiano’s.
Engage in Tai Chi — Engage in Tai Chi Saturday mornings in Katy at 8:30 am. This slow and gentle exercise — perfect for all levels– is a Chinese exercise system that uses slow body movements to achieve a state of relaxation. Located at Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Volunteer at Hermann Park — This weekend is National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single day volunteer effort to improve and enhance our public lands. Houstonians can lend a hand in Hermann Park Saturday, 9 am to noon. Email [email protected] for more info. Volunteers will help emove invasive plants from one of the natural areas in Hermann Park’s Bayou Parkland, which is located along the southeast border of Hermann Park.
Visit the brewery and Clydesdales — Budweiser is hosting an Open House Saturday with something for everyone from 10 am – 6 pm! The day features brewery tours, sampling with Brewmasters, live music, food trucks and the Budweiser Clydesdales. Visitors can see the full hitch of horses 10:30 am – 1:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. The day also serves as an event to focus on helping Houston’s artists, creatives and entrepreneurs get back to business after Hurricane Harvey. Shop, Swap and Share provides a place for Houston’s creatives to showcase their goods and trade the supplies they need to support their local business. This free event is located at 775 Gellhorn.
Check out Beetles galore — Don’t miss Beetles, Brew & Barbecue 11:30 am – 6 pm. It’s like a Texas Oktoberfest! The free event features more than 150 classic VW bugs, barbecue, Texas craft beer, and live music. Families will love the Kids’ Zone. Free admission and free parking. Located in Tomball at 201 S. Elm.
Explore books — Houston LibroFEST & Post-Storm EXPO is a free event celebrating Latino literature and culture in Houston Saturday, 12 pm – 4 pm. Enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of Houston during Hispanic Heritage Month. Join local organizations, authors and artists for presentations, activities, food, music and more. Information specialists will be on hand to answer questions and share resources for residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. Located at Central Library downtown, 500 McKinney.
Get excited about STEM — STEM Saturdays explores the dynamics of tightrope walkers at this Saturday’s free event, 12:30 pm. Discover how tightrope walkers are able to lower their center of gravity, increase their moment of inertia, and exert torque in order to stay balanced and perform stunts at great heights. Create your own tightrope walker to explore the best way to keep them balanced. Space is limited to 40 kids on a first come first serve basis. Located at Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney.
Listen to new talent — Head to Katy Saturday for WFDD Talent Showcase, featuring some of Katy’s top amateur singers. The event is 4 pm – 9 pm with live performances, two judges, prizes and more! Located at Central Green Park, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd.
Honor 1,000 lights — As the grand finale to Mahatma Gandhi Week, 1,000 Lights for Peace features a 5K Walk for Peace, a multi-cultural international program and candle lighting ceremony. The event begins at 6 pm Sunday. Located at Miller Outdoor Theatre, 6000 Hermann Park Dr.