1 EVENT TO MARK ON YOUR CALENDAR
The Summer Sunset Series continues at The Palace Theater in Downtown Bryan on June 28, when Pardon Our Mess performs at 8 p.m. The free concerts are presented by KBTX. Gates open at 7:30 p.m. For more information, visit www.downtownbryan.com/event/2019-summer-sunset-series/.
Martha Wells book signing, 2 p.m. Clara B. Mounce Public Library. The New York Times bestselling science fiction author will talk about her books, including The Murderbot Diaries. www.bcslibrary.org/events/.
The Texas State Federation of Square & Round Dancers presents “Dance Across Texas — Escape the Everyday” State Square Dance Festival, 7 to 10 p.m. The Brazos Center. The event is free and open for public spectatorship.
The Grimes County Courthouse 125th birthday party, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Downtown Anderson. Featuring a pancake breakfast, an antique car exhibit, guided tours of the courthouse, a history display inside the courtroom, a kids’ corner, hot dogs, and an ice cream social courtesy of Blue Bell Creameries. www.facebook.com/events/1379307695556711.
Dixie Chicken 45th birthday celebration, noon to 9 p.m. The party will have live music from Holly Beth, Sarah Green, The Gingos & Geoff Spahr, Roger Creager, William Beckman, Josh Grider and Drew Kennedy, Dalton Domino and Dub Miller. www.facebook.com/events/321252988769203.
Juneteenth Parade, 10 a.m. Kemp Elementary School, proceed along Martin Luther King Jr. Street and end at Sadie Thomas Park. The Celebration in the Park event will start at noon and end at 3 p.m. There will be free face painting, train rides, bounce houses and more for kids. The annual dance contest will start at 12:30 p.m. Local vendors will be on site.
Blues Fest, 6-10 p.m. Palace Theater in Downtown Bryan. Featuring a number of musical acts and performances.
A&M Consolidated Class of ’99 20th Reunion, 8 p.m. Café Eccell. There will be appetizers, desserts, an open bar, dancing with a DJ and presentations. Tickets are $50. www.eventbrite.com/e/class-of-99-20th-year-reunion-tickets-56853255618?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse.
GARDEN AND MARKETS
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, home-made 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.
HEALTH AND FITNESS
Yoga on the Green with Lululemon, 9 to 10 a.m. Century Square, 144 Century Court, College Station. Free one-hour community yoga. Bring your water, mat and a friend.
Outdoor Community Yoga, 8 a.m. Lake Walk Town Center. www.lakewalktx.com/yoga.
Prepared Childbirth Class, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. CHI St. Joseph Health Medical Office Building, 2700 E. 29th St., Suite 140. Parents to be learn the physical process and stages of labor, comfort measures, body mechanics and pain management. Register: 731-1231.