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 Fourth Anniversary Market, 8 a.m. to noon. Downtown Bryan at Main and 21st streets. Enjoy Texas products grown and made by Texans, live music by Dave “Catfish” Cain, breakfast tacos by Chilly Willies, a visit by the Royal Oaks Alpacas, bounce houses, Charity the Clown, 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.
Peckerwood Garden Tour and Lecture, 10 a.m. Program: New Plants, New Trends at Your Garden Center with Allen Owings, emeritus professor, LSU Ag Center Hammond Research Station and horticulturalist. $10. Lecture at 11:30 a.m. Free (donation requested). To register, call 979-826-3232 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Washington on the Brazos Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 23400 Park Road 12, Washington on the Brazos. Shop local and support area farmers. Fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and much more. Take part in the Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall, tour Barrington Living History Farm and Star of the Republic Museum. This week’s topic is knot tying. For more information contact Donna Barker at (936)878 2461, ext. 236 or Donna.email@example.com.
Brazos County Master Gardeners Learning at the Library, 10 a.m. Clara B. Mounce Public Library. Program: “Waterwise Lawn Care.” The peak of summer heat is just around the corner. Learn how to maintain a healthy lawn during the extreme heat of the summer. Free and open to the public.
Garden Line, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Brazos County Master Gardeners will answer your questions via phone at 979-823-0129; email at www.brazosmg.com; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: 776-2195 or www.brazosvalleymuseum.org.