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Mar
3
Sat
2018
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum
Mar 3 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum | Houston | Texas | United States

First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum

Explore local vendors, talented artisans & great food at this outdoor market.

Houston Bicycle Museum admission is $5.00 on the 1st Saturday of the month. Children 10 yrs and younger are always FREE!

We welcome all to apply for a booth.

Family Space Day @ GEORGE OBSERVATORY
Mar 3 @ 3:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Family Space Day @ GEORGE OBSERVATORY | Needville | Texas | United States

Family Space Day

Astronauts of all ages—kids and adults—can fly to the Moon with NASA volunteers in the Expedition Center for Family Space Day. Great fun for the family! No danger is involved! Astronauts are assigned jobs aboard the Space Station Observer and work together as they solve problems and have fun. Volunteers who work at NASA will run the missions and visit with the participants. Don’t miss this special opportunity to participate in real astronaut training!

  • Next Expedition Dates: January 27, March 3, May 12
  • Expedition Times: 3:00, 4:00, 5:30 & 6:30

Moon Expedition in the Expedition Center!

Programs in the Expedition Center are usually only open to groups with reservations. Don’t miss your chance to participate as an individual during this special event!

This event is available for people 7 years of age and older. Kids 7-9 must have a paid adult chaperone participate. A minimum of 10 participants is required for each mission. Refunds will be issued if the minimum is not met.

Remember: the George Observatory is inside Brazos Bend State Park and separate admission to the park will need to be paid.



Mar
10
Sat
2018
Galveston Train Day @ Galveston Railroad Museum
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 2:15 pm
Galveston Train Day @ Galveston Railroad Museum | Galveston | Texas | United States

Galveston Train Day – Saturday, March 10th, 2018

Join us for our annual special excursion on the Texas Chief! This year we will be traveling from the Galveston Railroad Museum to the BNSF Pearland South Yard and back. Tickets are $150 per seat and can be purchased at the museum or over the phone by credit card, 409-765-5700. 




Apr
6
Fri
2018
TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® School Day @ Texas Seaport Museum
Apr 6 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® School Day @ Texas Seaport Museum | Galveston | Texas | United States

Take your class on a journey to the past with a field trip to historic Galveston harbor during the first ever TALL SHIPS® GALVESTON! You and your students will get to meet the fleet and learn about the life of a sailor aboard both traditional and modern tall ships. Explore the vessels, enjoy the shows and local food vendors, and take in Galveston’s historic downtown in this fun and educational event.

Friday, April 6th, 2018 from 9 am – 1 pm
Students – $7 | Adults – $10 
(1 free chaperone for every 10 students)
*Minimum for school booking of 20 students

Ticket includes admission to the festival grounds, tours of 3 tall ships, free bus parking and a pre-visit packet for classroom prep.

For more information, or for School Day bookings, please contact Susan Vanderford at susan.vanderford@galvestonhistory.org or 409-763-1877 extension 1404.




TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® @ Texas Seaport Museum
Apr 6 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® @ Texas Seaport Museum | Galveston | Texas | United States

This new festival will host tours of the participating ships, numerous special events, sail away excursions, music, food and fun in a family-friendly format. Galveston Island will serve as the first port in the 2018 challenge, which will see participating ships race across the Gulf of Mexico as they visit other participating cities throughout the month of April.

Please note: there are two types of festival tickets.

  • Festival Admission (No Ship Boarding) – Enjoy access to festival grounds and view appearing Tall Ships. This ticket does not allow you onboard any ship. Festival grounds and ship viewing are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 
  • Festival & Ship Access – Welcome aboard! These tickets allow access to festival grounds and the ability to tour each appearing Tall Ship. Ships are available for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.




Apr
7
Sat
2018
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum | Houston | Texas | United States

First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum

Explore local vendors, talented artisans & great food at this outdoor market.

Houston Bicycle Museum admission is $5.00 on the 1st Saturday of the month. Children 10 yrs and younger are always FREE!

We welcome all to apply for a booth.

TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® @ Texas Seaport Museum
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® @ Texas Seaport Museum | Galveston | Texas | United States

This new festival will host tours of the participating ships, numerous special events, sail away excursions, music, food and fun in a family-friendly format. Galveston Island will serve as the first port in the 2018 challenge, which will see participating ships race across the Gulf of Mexico as they visit other participating cities throughout the month of April.

Please note: there are two types of festival tickets.

  • Festival Admission (No Ship Boarding) – Enjoy access to festival grounds and view appearing Tall Ships. This ticket does not allow you onboard any ship. Festival grounds and ship viewing are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 
  • Festival & Ship Access – Welcome aboard! These tickets allow access to festival grounds and the ability to tour each appearing Tall Ship. Ships are available for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.




Apr
8
Sun
2018
TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® @ Texas Seaport Museum
Apr 8 @ 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
TALL SHIPS GALVESTON® @ Texas Seaport Museum | Galveston | Texas | United States

This new festival will host tours of the participating ships, numerous special events, sail away excursions, music, food and fun in a family-friendly format. Galveston Island will serve as the first port in the 2018 challenge, which will see participating ships race across the Gulf of Mexico as they visit other participating cities throughout the month of April.

Please note: there are two types of festival tickets.

  • Festival Admission (No Ship Boarding) – Enjoy access to festival grounds and view appearing Tall Ships. This ticket does not allow you onboard any ship. Festival grounds and ship viewing are open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. 
  • Festival & Ship Access – Welcome aboard! These tickets allow access to festival grounds and the ability to tour each appearing Tall Ship. Ships are available for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.




Apr
10
Tue
2018
Homeschool Family Workshop at MFAH @ Beck Building
Apr 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Homeschool Family Workshop at MFAH @ Beck Building | Houston | Texas | United States

Homeschool Family Workshops are specially designed programs for families who homeschool their children. Each workshop features a tour of the galleries; activities that encourage parents and kids to learn together; and time for creating a work of art with high-quality materials and tools. Activities are interdisciplinary, and parents are provided with additional information and resources to use as they integrate the Museum into their homeschool curriculum. For ages 6 & older. 


 February Theme 
“Silks and Ceramics: Exploring the Ranging Mediums of Persian Art”

Tickets
• $8 per participant for MFAH members
• $10 per participant for nonmembers
Secure your spots in advance! Get tickets below. 


 April Theme 
“The Changing Role of the Maharaja”

Tickets
• $13 per participant for MFAH members
• $15 per participant for nonmembers
Secure your spots in advance! Get tickets below. Your tickets include admission to the exhibition “Peacock in the Desert: The Royal Arts of Jodhpur, India.”




May
5
Sat
2018
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum @ Houston Bicycle Museum | Houston | Texas | United States

First Saturday Market at the Bicycle Museum

Explore local vendors, talented artisans & great food at this outdoor market.

Houston Bicycle Museum admission is $5.00 on the 1st Saturday of the month. Children 10 yrs and younger are always FREE!

We welcome all to apply for a booth.