Plan Your Weekend: July 30 to August 2, 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020

  • Urban Harvest Farmers Market on Buffalo Speedway | No Cover – Houston’s mainstay farmers market continues, along with a drive-through service for guests who place orders in advance. Expect fresh options and craft goods from more than 70 local vendors and food producers. 8am to 12:30pm.
  • Sound Healing Meditation in the Cistern at Buffalo Bayou Park Find mindfulness, connectivity and tranquility at a socially distanced meditation session featuring singing bowls and wind chimes, offered weekly throughout August. $15. 9am to 9:45pm.
  • Peach Street Farmers Market in Angleton | No Cover – Shop for fresh produce, meats, foodstuffs, jams, honey, handcrafted goods, and more in a warm and friendly open-air farmers market. 9am to 1pm.
  • Save Texas Breweries: Houston Beer Run in the Inner Loop Join a progressive celebration of Inner Loop breweries, grabbing beer-to-go and merchandise from local favorites including True Anomaly, New Magnolia, Holler Brewing, and more. Noon to 3pm.
  • CAMH presents Virtual Drop-In Experience: Zines | FREE – Enjoy a weekend activity presented by the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston where visitors can create your very own zine just using items from around your home. Guests will create a zine (think short magazine) that promotes storytelling, showcases drawings and more. All ages are welcome. This virtual experience can be viewed on the CAMH website. 1pm to 4pm.
  • Galveston Island Beach Revue 2020: Virtual Edition | Saturday, August 1 | FREE – Don your 1920s or ’30s vintage beachwear, mix up (or pre-order) the official revue frozen cocktail, and tune in for a variety program that includes early 20th century tunes, burlesque, a slide show of rarely seen photos of the revues from 100 years ago, a classic car show and more. 2pm to 4pm.
  • First Saturday Arts Market: At Night! in The Heights | No Cover – Shop artisan goods as well as works from local artists at this night-time edition of the free monthly First Saturday Arts Market in the Heights. Visitors should note that each vendor booth will be spread out far enough from one another to allow guests to shop comfortably. 6pm to 10pm.
  • Archway Gallery’s Roots to Revolution Virtual Opening Reception & Artist Talk Online | FREE – Tune in for an artist talk with Dr. Mohammad Ali Bhatti, as he discusses his new works currently on display in Montrose (by appointment). Debuts at 6:30pm.
  • Empire Records Drive-In Movie Screening at Shady Acres Saloon – Catch a live screening of the 1995 film about a eclectic group of indie music store clerks that go to great and historical lengths to save their shop from the threat of a giant chain buyout in Best Little Drive-In in HTX’s music-inspired film series. $30 per vehicle. 7:45pm and 9:50pm.
  • Summer Movie Nights at Redemption Square: Toy Story 4 | FREE – Bring the family over to Redemption Square to watch an outdoor screening of Pixar’s Toy Story 4. Bring your own blanket and remember to stay six feet apart. 8pm.
  • Houston Symphony presents Live from Jones Hall: Mozart, Stravinsky & Revueltas Online Edition Hosted via live stream, the Houston Symphony wind section will perform Mozart’s famed “Serenade in C minor,” Silvestre Revueltas’s “Ocho Por Radio,” and Stravinsky’s “Octet for Wind Instruments”. This event will be held online through a video link that guests receive via e-mail. Tickets are $10. 8pm to 9pm.

Sunday, August 2, 2020

  • HTX Market at Hartz Krispy Chicken On Pinemont | FREE – Browse aisle after aisle of artisan goods at this in-person, open-air market held outside of Hartz Krispy Chicken on Pinemont. This bi-weekly market will be adhering to a set of public safety standards, like mask-wearing, number of people at each booth and hand sanitizer use, so be sure to review before attending. 10am to 3pm.
  • Writespace presents Poetry For Protest on Google Classroom and Zoom Held online via Google Classroom and Zoom, folks can learn how to write poetry that tackles the topic of social justice with instructor Kendra Preston Leonard. Early-bird registration is available through Tuesday, July 28 and is $100 for non-members; $85 for members. After, tickets are $115 for non-members; $100 for members. 2pm to 3:30pm.

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Cody Swann is a writer and musician born and raised in Houston. When he isn't recording or touring the country with his band, Wild Moccasins, he can be found covering live music and arts events for 365 Things to Do in Houston.