1 EVENT TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR
Trick or Treat at Werewolf Creek will be on Oct. 25 at Wolf Pen Creek Park from 5 to 9 p.m. The free festival will feature dozens of candy booths, carnival games, live entertainment, a petting zoo, joy jumps, a costume contest and more. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page.
Brazos Valley Fair & Rodeo, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Brazos County Expo. Featuring AgLand Kids Arena, kids pedal tractor pull, live music, Extreme Dogs on the Fairway, AgLand Barn, pig races, mutton bustin’ and Blackhawk performing at 9:45 p.m. $15 for 13 and older. brazosvalleyfair.com.
Downtown Bryan’s Fright Nights Haunted House, 7:30 p.m. StageCenter Theatre, 218 N. Bryan Ave. The last ticket is sold at 11:30 p.m. No one under 13 is admitted without an adult. Tickets are $10. www.facebook.com/thefrightnights/.
The Texas A&M Forest Service Smokey Bear Birthday Bash, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. It is free and open to the public, featuring cupcakes, games, arts, crafts, bounce houses, pinatas, face painting, educational booths and more. For more information, visit www.bush41.org/events?event=98.
Westminster Presbyterian Church Fall Festival at the Park, 4:30 to 8 p.m. Tanglewood Park. The free festival features bounce houses, carnival games, face painting, photos, games and sports. A hot dog dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. Come dressed in your favorite costume. wpcbryan.org/events/wpc-fall-festival-2019/.
Texas A&M Chemistry Open House & Science Exploration Gallery, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Texas A&M Chemistry Building. There will be activities and demonstrations, including four showings of the Chemistry Road Show at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. www.chem.tamu.edu/openhouse/.
The Blinn College District’s Star of the Republic Museum’s annual Night at the Museum, 6:30 p.m. 23200 Park Road 12, Washington, TX. The public is invited to revel in Texas’ storied past with night-time wagon rides, a flashlight museum tour, live exhibits and tavern tales. The museum is located at the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students and free for children 6 and younger. www.starmuseum.org.
Downtown Bryan presents the seventh annual Zombie Pub Crawl, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Downtown Bryan’s 16 participating bars. Night-of ticket sales are at the Palace Theater, where you can get a wristband and passport. The Palace Theater also will have a Zombification Station where you can get your face painted. The event offers $4 drink specials and a costume contest at every bar to qualify for the Overall Winning Costume. www.downtownbryan.com/event/2019-zombie-pub-crawl/.
GARDEN AND MARKETS
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.
Washington on the Brazos Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Under the live oaks at the Visitor’s Center, 23400 Park Road 12. Shop local and support area farmers. 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.
Peckerwood Garden Lecture: “The Role of Herbaria in Documenting Plant Diversity in Time and Space,” with George Yatskievych, botanist and curator of Billie L. Turner Plant Resources Center, University of Texas. Tour: 10 a.m., lecture: 11:30 a.m. 20559 Farm to Market 359, Hempstead. Lecture is free; garden tour is $10 per person. Details: 826-3232. email@example.com.
Learning at the Library: “Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy Steps to Saving Seeds,” 10 to 11 a.m. Clara Mounce Public Library, 201 E. 26th St., Bryan. Learn the basics of how to plan, harvest and save seeds from your garden. Presented by Master Gardeners Jim Kracht, Debbie Diamond and Sue Schuelke. Free program. Details: brazosmg.com or 823-0129.
Brazos Valley Fair: Visit the Brazos County Master Gardener Booth for information and answers about gardening in the Brazos Valley from
9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.