Seven (Mostly Free) Activities to Make the Most of This Beautiful Weekend

Seven (Mostly Free) Activities to Make the Most of This Beautiful Weekend

Fitness in the park, photo courtesy of Katya Horner

MOBILE MARKET REVS UP AT BERING'S Today is the first day that Hope Farms — the seven-acre urban farm operated by Recipe for Success — is bringing its Rolling Green Market to Bering's on Westheimer. Each Thursday from noon until 2pm, score farm-fresh produce, fresh flowers, honey and more at the pop-up farmer's market, which has already been a hit on Fridays at Tootsies. Free.


SOAK UP SENSATIONAL WINTER WEATHER AT KINGWOOD MARKET Yesterday's front made way for a lovely January day — perfect for hitting up the Kingwood Farmers Market, tonight from 3pm-7pm. Stock up for the weekend with grass-fed beef and chicken, savory Indian food, baked goods and more. Free.

CATCH A 'WONDER'FUL FLICK AT MOONSTRUCK The drive-in trend of 2020 isn't going anywhere — and that's more than okay with us. This weekend brings screenings of Wonder Woman 1984 (6:30pm, Fri.-Sun.) and News of the World (10pm, Fri.-Sat.) at Moonstruck Drive-In at East River. Standard movie snacks are available, and a rotating roster of food trucks ensures the whole fam will find something to enjoy (wine and beer are available, too!). $30 per car.

STRETCH YOUR STUFF AT DISCOVERY GREEN If exercise was a New Year's resolution for you, then check out Discovery Green's weekly Saturday yoga classes. The park halted its in-person fitness programming due to Covid, but has recently resumed socially distant, open-air classes — free to all. For Saturday's one-hour Hatha class at 9am, each yogi should bring his or her own towel, water and yoga mat, and will be assigned a circle painted on the grass, all spaced eight feet apart. Free.

GROW A GREEN THUMB — VIA ZOOM! If you feel like you haven't gotten out enough during quarantine, bring the outdoors in! On Saturday at 9:30am, Urban Harvest livestreams a "Square Foot Gardening" tutorial for those who may have gardening-space constraints. The one-time Zoom class will teach viewers how to use limited materials and space to their advantage, and specifically aims to instruct how to care for plants in Houston's heat and climate. Be sure to pre-register with enough time to receive confirmation. $20.

BROWSE BEAUTIFUL LOCAL ART AT SAWYER YARDS Support local artists via Sawyer Yards' market held on the second Saturday of each month, from 11am-5pm. This week's featured artists will display homemade candles, soap, jewelry, tea, chocolate, paintings and more. Whether browsing or stocking up, the open-air market — and delicious prepared food aplenty! — is a must-hit on a beautiful Saturday. Free.

VISIT THE FAR-OUT VINTAGE FEST Shop for vintage clothes at Houston's Vintage Street Fest on Sunday — '80s and '90s clothes are a guaranteed find, but scour the racks for some outrageous gems. There will also be food vendors, locally made art, live jams, and refreshing brews courtesy of Karbach. Masked required. Free.

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