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:

Washington on the Brazos Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Under the live oaks at the visitors’ center, 23400 Park Road 12. Shop local and support area farmers. Featuring fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and more. For more information or to become a vendor contact Celeste Doty at 936-878-2214, ext. 230.


Garden Line, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brazos County Master Gardeners will answer your questions via phone (979) 823-0129; email at; and snail mail, 2619 Texas 21 West, Bryan, TX 77803.


“Garden Success” radio show with Skip Richter, county extension agent-horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, noon to 1 p.m. Listen to Richter’s advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-5689 or email


July 27:  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: 979-776-2195 or

July 27: 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. RSVP by contacting Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations at 979-764-6223 Note: This workshop is open only to residents of College Station. 

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