10 things to do in galveston this weekend

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The Galveston calendar of events 2022 is full of exciting activities. And this month is no different!  

Here are our top things to do on a budget in Galveston this weekend (May 27 – May 29): FREE Summer Reading Kickoff at Palm Beach, Galveston Ballet’s Peter Pan, Wine and Whiskey Pairing at Porch Cafe and lots more!


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Best Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Friday, May 27, 2022

Women in Coastal Science Speaker Series

What: Attend a speaker series that will introduce you to women who have been working towards conserving the coastal environment and rescuing marine mammals and sea turtles amidst the impacts of extreme conditions on the Gulf shores. This is your chance to dive into the journey of these amazing scientists who will be sharing some of their incredible experiences with the crowd. 
When: 27 May 2022 | 9:00 am – 10:00 am 
Where: 1923 Boddeker Rd, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry

FREE Summer Reading Kickoff at Palm Beach

10 things to do in galveston this weekend free summer reading kickoff

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What: Summer is here, which means it’s time to dive into the cool waters of the beach and spend some time reading all the books on your reading list. Visit Moody Gardens for the Rosenberg Library’s kickoff of the summer reading club where you can come with your family and the little ones and get reading! The event is completely free so all you have to bring are your bathing suits and your love for books!
When: 27 May 2022 | 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Moody Gardens | 1 Hope Blvd, Galveston, TX 77554
How much: Free admission

Workshop Series: Creative Writing & Mental Health with Ayokunle Falomo

What: Bring the kids at home for a workshop series designed specially for teens and young adults where they can engage with poems, stories and essays as mediums to work on their mental health. The workshop will be conducted by Nigerian-American author Ayokunle Falomo and will focus on producing new works every week throughout the series.
When: 27 May 2022 | 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: 2217 Strand Street, Suite 101, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry


Top Pick for Summer Camps in Houston – Kids and Teens Summer Series at Sur La Table 

Sur La Table Summer Camps in Houston

Kids and Teens Summer Series by Sur La Table calls on all young chefs to get ready for five fun-filled days of cooking, learning, and laughter at the Sur La Table kitchens.

The classes will be small and hands-on allowing for plenty of mixing, prepping, and cooking. The instructors are both talented chefs and teachers, and they will make sure that everyone has a great time. Young cooks will explore menus full of exciting discoveries, from how to prepare favorite dishes to new twists on classic desserts.

Students receive a certificate of completion, a free apron (colors may vary), and a coupon good for 10% off an in-store purchase while class is in session! 

Location: 2 Locations in the Houston Area

  1. River Oaks Shopping Center – 1996 West Gray Houston River Oaks, TX, 77019
  2. City Centre – 816 Town and Country Boulevard Houston City Centre

Dates: Various 4-day and 5-day camps between May 31st and August 19. Classes are usually 2 to 2.5 hours. 
Cost: Varies

 

Also, check out our full list of the Best Summer Camps in Houston for 2022! 


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Saturday, May 28, 2022

Galveston Ballet Presents Peter Pan

What: Come for a truly mystical and magical evening of pixie dust, dancing and music at this recreation of the popular tale of Peter Pan! Brough about by the Galveston Ballet, the musical will tell the very popular story of the free spirited boy who could fly and the fairy Tinker Bell and all their adventures on the mythical island, Neverland.
When: 28 May 2022 & 29 May 2022 | 7:00 pm & 3:00 pm
Where: The Grand 1894 Opera House | 2020 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Tickets start at $20

Clay Cup Studios: Paint and Sip Canvas Night

10 things to do in galveston this weekend paint and sip

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What: This weekend, the paint and sip night at the studio is about creating the drawing of pop art flowers filled with bright colors like red, yellow and orange. You can sip on beers, seltzers or ciders while you get painting and spend Saturday night among friends getting creative and making beautiful artworks that you can then take home!
When: 28 May 2022 | 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: 2219 Postoffice Street, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $35

G Lee Gallery: Meet Artist Nina Struthers

What: If you’re interested in ink artworks and printmaking and eager to know more about the processes involved in producing such fascinating works, visit the gallery for a conversation with this month’s featured artist, Nina Struthers. You can also view her show, Galveston Extravaganza which explores all the island’s iconic landmarks and historic homes through this intricate medium of making art.
When: 28 May 2022 
Where: 2217 Strand, Suite 107-B, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry

Book Signing: 100 Things to do in Galveston Before You Die

10 things to do in galveston this weekend book signing

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What: Galveston is more than just a beach town and island but is a storehouse of year-round attractions that include everything from ghost walks and reading camps to concerts, operas and historic tours! Come for a book signing by authors Heidi Lutz and Christine Hopkins who describe in their work all the art centers, historical spaces, restaurants and festivals in Galveston that are a must-visit!
When: 28 May 2022 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: 2029 The Strand, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Sunday, May 29, 2022

Meet & Greet with 2021 National Miss Juneteenth Aceia Spade

What: This will be your fan moment when you will get the chance to meet the 2022 Miss Juneteenth Aceia Spade at a session where she will talk about her winning moment and her Juneteenth journey. You can also learn more about the Juneteenth legacy project and what it means for the African American community.
When: 29 May 2022 | 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: 2217 Strand St, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry

Wine and Whiskey Pairing at Porch Cafe

10 things to do in galveston this weekend wine and whiskey

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What: This Sunday, bring your weekend to a close at the Porch Cafe and sip on delightful wines and incredible whiskeys that will complement the food prepared by the chefs at the restaurant. Learn more about wine and whiskey pairings here as you gorge on a four-course luxe meal designed especially for Sunday evenings at the café.
When: 29 May 2022 | 6:30 pm
Where: 1625 East Beach Drive, #2A Galveston, TX 77550
How much: $75 for wine pairings & $95 for whiskey pairings

Go for a Ride (to GOFM) Day

What: If you have been thinking of all the things that kids can do this summer, this event is absolutely perfect to get them exercising and having fun in the outdoors. Children can skate, scoot, roll blade or cycle up to the farmer’s market and get a chance to win groovy items and exciting prizes at the entrance!
When: 29 May 2022 | 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: 2822 Market, Galveston, TX 77550
How much: Free entry


Things to do in Galveston this Weekend – Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, 2022

Galveston Naval Museum Memorial Day Ceremony 2022

The GALVESTON NAVAL MUSEUM will be hosting a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 30th at 11 a.m. Captain Jason E. Smith, Sector Commander, United States Coast Guard, Sector Houston-Galveston will serve as keynote speaker. Free parking and admission to the museum from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. One of the best things to do for Memorial Day in Houston! 
When: Monday, May 30, from 11:00 am
Where: 100 Seawolf Pkwy, Galveston, TX, United States, Texas
How Much: Free


 

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