It’s another weekend in Houston with plenty of free fun! Check out these 17 Free Things to Do in Houston October 6-8:

KBR Kids Day: Buffalo Bayou Partnership

FRIDAY

Scare up some fun Boo on the Boardwalk officially kicks off Friday for Halloween-themed fun through October 31. Enjoy trick or treating at retail stores 4 pm – 8 pm Fridays – Sundays, outdoor movie each Friday night, kids’ activities and more. This Friday’s movie and music is Ghostbusters and The Molly Ringwalds. Don’t miss the ’80s costume contest at 7 pm. Lots of free fun but haunted houses have a fee. Located in Kemah.

Enjoy live music — Chicano Festival is a weekend festival celebrating Chicano culture and music beginning at 7 pm. Friday night features music of Little Joe y La Familia, Shelly Lares and Street People. Located at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

SATURDAY

Watch the dragon boatsCheer on the dragon boat teams at this fun annual Dragon Boat Regatta. Free admission, live music, cultural performances and more from 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. Located at Brooks Lake, 1 Fluor Daniel Dr.

Get in the spirit of fall — Don’t miss Cornelius Nursery Fall Festival Saturday, 9 am – 7 pm. There is lots of free family fun all day including pie pumpkin decorating, Mad Science show, face painting, pumpkin patch photos plus samples of Rita’s Italian Ice. Located at 2233 S. Voss.

View WWII planes and museum — Head to West Houston to tour the WWII Museum and see WWII planes in the hangar of the Houston Wing of the Commemorative Air Force. It’s a great chance to get up close to the Wing’s flyable WWII military aircraft: climb into a cockpit of a WWII trainer or go inside a WWII Paratroop aircraft. This is a free event the 1st and 3rd Saturday at the West Houston Airport from 10 am – 3 pm. Located 2 miles north of I-10 east off Barker Cypress on Groschke Rd.

Wander among the art Pearland Art & Crafts on the Pavilion celebrates area artists who specialize in handcrafted pieces in an outdoor market setting. The free two-day event showcases locally curated artists plus an assortment of activities for all ages. The weekend includes live music, chalk art by Pearland young artists, kids’ interactive art station, wine bistro, pop-up paint studio, food truck court and more. Hours are 10 am – 5 pm Saturday and Sunday. Located at Pearland Town Center Pavilion, 11200 Broadway Street.

Play outdoorsKBR Kids Day by Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BPP) is back Saturday 11 am – 3 pm. Activity stations will include numerous hands-on activities from more than 20 Houston non-profit organization partners, local entertainment and performers, Dia de los Muertos face painters, balloon artists, a rock climbing wall, Sports Zone and so much more! Costumes encouraged for the Halloween Costume Parade. Food and drinks available for purchase.

Get creative — Families will enjoy this month’s Hands-On Houston event Saturday, 11 am – 3 pm, at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft. The free craft this month features a hand-lettered sign to fit with a current exhibit. Learn how to incorporate various fonts, spacing, and colors into your sign using paint and stencils. This is a drop-in event that will take about 25 minutes with all materials provided. Located at 4848 Main Street.

Browse local artFirst Saturday Arts Market returns Saturday, 11 am – 6 pm. This monthly outdoor market in the Heights features original art, music, and fun. It’s celebrating 13 years in 2017! Located at 540 W. 19th St.

Listen to a concert — Da Camera presents a free 3 pm concert, Stop, Look and Listen, featuring the jazz music of Will Cruz Quartet. Stop, Look and Listen! is a series of free chamber music and jazz concerts presented at the Menil Collection. These museum concerts feature unconventional, interactive concert formats and fun musical selections. Free parking in the Menil Collection’s lot on West Alabama. The Menil Collection is located at 1533 Sul Ross.

Watch a movie under the moonWatch a free outdoor screening of Hotel Transylvania at WFDD’s Central Green Park in Katy, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd. Movie begins at dusk.

Scare up some funBoo on the Boardwalk features Halloween-themed fun through October 31. Enjoy trick or treating at retail stores 4 pm – 8 pm Fridays – Sundays. This week’s Saturday fun includes kids’ corner activities, Wizardly Magic Show, Wizard Storytime and Boogie Man Band (Velvet Punch). Lots of free fun but haunted houses have a fee. Located in Kemah.

Enjoy live music —  Chicano Festival is a weekend festival celebrating Chicano culture and music beginning at 7 pm. Saturday features AB Quintanilla III & Elektro Kumbia, La Fiebre and Isabel Marie. Located at Miller Outdoor Theatre.

SUNDAY

Watch the dragon boatsCheer on the dragon boat teams at this fun annual Dragon Boat Regatta. Free admission, live music, cultural performances and more from 8 am – 4:30 pm Saturday and Sunday. Located at Brooks Lake, 1 Fluor Daniel Dr.

Get outdoors — The first and third Sundays are free at Armand Bayou Nature Center, thanks to Dow. This week’s Sunday in Nature theme is migrating monarchs and milkweeds. Free admission is offered anytime between noon and 4 pm with the special program from 1-4 pm. Front gates lock at 5pm. Located at 8500 Bay Area Blvd in Pasadena.

Carve a pumpkin Concert in the Park continues Sunday, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm in The Woodlands. This week’s music is classic rock music provided by Rock-A-Fellas. It’s also National Night Out Food Drive benefiting Interfaith of The Woodlands Food Pantry. Needed food items include beans, canned fruit, canned meats, canned or powdered milk, canned vegetables, cereal, fruit juice, jelly, laundry soap, oatmeal, pasta, pasta sauce, peanut butter, personal hygiene products, rice, and toilet paper. Visit the National Night Out table to drop off your supplies. Located at 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive.

Scare up some funBoo on the Boardwalk features Halloween-themed fun through October 31. Enjoy trick or treating at retail stores 4 pm – 8 pm Fridays – Sundays. This week’s Sunday fun includes kids’ corner activities, Texas snakes, pumpkin decorating and Grupo Kache. Lots of free fun but haunted houses have a fee. Located in Kemah.