South Brazos County Farmers Market, noon to 6 p.m. Parking lot of Scott & White Hospital, 700 Scott & White Blvd., Texas 6, College Station. Locally grown seasonal produce, honey, eggs, fresh ground whole corn meal and grits, pickles, Grass-fed beef and pork, and more. Details: 281-684-1372.
Brazos Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon. Downtown Bryan at Main and 21st streets. Enjoy Texas products grown and made by Texans — plants; organic meats and free-range eggs; baked goods; local honey, homemade jams, jellies and canned veggies; seasonal vegetables; crafts and more. Details: www.brazosvalleyfarmersmarket.com.
Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History Annual Butterfly Release, 9 a.m. to noon. Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive, Bryan. Live music, crafts, free museum admission, refreshments and a special prize for children in a butterfly- or caterpillar-themed costume. Presale of butterflies (as supply is limited) for $30 each or four for $100. Details: 776-2195 or www.brazosvalleymuseum.org.
Free Irrigation Workshop hosted by College Station Water Services, 10 to 11:30 a.m. Castlegate II Event Center. Learn how to program your sprinkler controller, tips for sprinkler system maintenance, spot irrigation leaks and cut your water. Handouts, gift cards and door prizes will be up for grabs. Reserve your spot by contacting Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations at 764-6223 or email@example.com. Note: This workshop is opened only to residents of College Station.
“Garden Success” radio show with Skip Richter, County Extension Agent-Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, noon to 1 p.m. Listen to Mr. Richter’s advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-5689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Aug. 3: Free Irrigation Workshop hosted by College Station Water Services, 10 to 11:30 a.m. College Station Utilities Meeting & Training Facility, 1603 Graham Road. Learn how to program your sprinkler controller, spot irrigation leaks and cut your water bill. Free workshop. Handouts, gift cards and door prizes will be up for grabs, too. Reserve your spot for free today by contacting Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations at 764-6223 email@example.com. Note: this workshop is opened only to residents of College Station.