Calendar

Welcome to Galveston Island Guide’s
Day to Day calendar of fun & cool events and things to do!

Jan
22
Wed
Storytime @ Rosenberg Library
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

A playful program featuring singing, storytelling, movement, and more planned to promote early literacy development and to encourage one-on-one interaction between children and their caregivers. Come early to get a good seat!

 

Check out other upcoming events here – http://rosenberg-library.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp

Jan
23
Thu
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market at Bryan Museum @ Bryan Museum
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Every Thursday 3-6pm and Sunday 9am-12 noon (note new summer hours), Galveston’s Own Farmers Market is held at The Bryan Museum Gardens, located at 1315 21st St. Come to the beautiful Conservatory and botanical gardens to relax and enjoy time and conversation with friends, family, and museum staff while shopping for locally grown produce, prepared foods, and edible farm products, plus live music, yoga, massage, crafting and Kids Corner! 

The Thursday market features all of the perks that you’ve come to expect at the market plus the added charms of the Bryan Museum’s “Wine at the Bryan” weekly event.

Thirsty Thursdays is every 3rd Thursday wherein Galveston Island Brewing donates beers first-come, first-serve to our market customers. They shop, sip and stroll the market while exploring the museum grounds & buying local foods.

The Sunday market also features wonderful goods and the charm of Bryan’s courtyard. It is always free to browse and most events are FREE to participate. 

At every market, there will be:

  • Live music
  • A chance to learn more about The Bryan Museum
  • FREE recycling with Keepin’ It Green: Every week, they accept your clean, rinsed recyclable plastics, glass, aluminum and paper/cardboard. KIG comes to pick it up every week aftermarket.
  • Family-friendly activities sponsored by partners like Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park, Galveston Island Humane Society, etc.

GOFM is always “BYOC” – bring your own cup. They have eliminated single-use cups for the free Sunday morning coffee station and Thursday water station. Support the initiative by cleaning out your cupboards and donating unwanted mugs to market for others to use.

 

Jan
25
Sat
Galveston Museum Day @ Galveston Convention Center
Jan 25 all-day

o find all of the details and plan your trip, visit GalvestonMuseumDay.com or see below.

Resiliency and a heart for preservation have helped make Galveston one of the most well-known historic towns on the Gulf Coast. The strength, ingenuity and progress of Galvestonians in the aftermath of the 1900 Storm are captured within the walls of numerous museums on the Island. On Jan. 25 – 26, 2020, these museums will offer incentives for history buffs to take a glimpse into the island’s storied past.

During Museum Day, visitors can learn about Galveston’s place as one of the wealthiest cities in the United States during the late 1800s, the powerful families who helped build the city, Galveston’s significance to immigration in the region, and the importance of the industries that keep Galveston a thriving coastal city and tourism destination today.

Museum Day brings together several local museums for two days of free and discounted admission.

Pick up your passport and visit 3 or more of the participating locations and receive a free historic coloring book!

1892 Bishop’s Palace: Free admission SATURDAY ONLY – Tour one of the island’s most popular mansions built of stone and steel, designed by Nicholas Clayton, Galveston’s premier Victorian-era architect.

The Bryan Museum: Buy one, get one free admission – Visit one of the world’s largest collections of historical artifacts, documents and artwork relating to Texas and the American West.

Galveston Arts Center: Free admission – Explore the Galveston Arts Center – an independent nonprofit organization and art museum that presents pacesetting contemporary art in a historic building on The Strand.

Galveston Children’s Museum: Buy one, get one free admission – Explore the Galveston Children’s Museum – a unique, hands-on environment where children explore, investigate, create, and discover.

Galveston Naval Museum: Buy one, get one free admission – Experience a WWII submarine, the USS Cavalla, and the WWII destroyer escort, the USS Stewart – one of only two escorts remaining in the United States.

Galveston Railroad Museum: Buy one, get one free admission – Explore locomotive history with one of the largest restored railroad collections in the United States.

The Grand 1894 Opera House: Free tours Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday, Noon – 5 pm – Tour the official opera house of Texas, which is one of the few remaining theatres of its era and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Moody Gardens: Discount day pass for $30 per person – Explore the Aquarium, Rainforest and Discovery Pyramids plus 3D and 4D theaters, the Colonel Paddlewheel Boat, ropes course and zip line.

1895 Moody Mansion: Buy one, get one free admission – 
View opulent decor and majestic architecture on a self-paced audio tour of this 28,000-square-foot treasure from the late 1800s. Moody Mansion is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2020, with special exhibits, events and programs scheduled throughout the year.

Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig and Museum: Buy one, get one free admission – Take a leisurely, self-guided tour through the retired Ocean Star jack-up rig which now serves as a museum and educational facility. From geological exploration to drilling, to oil and gas production, you will see offshore drilling equipment, exhibits and videos on three levels of this refurbished offshore drilling rig.

Rosenberg Library: Free admission (CLOSED SUNDAYS) – 
Come and explore the oldest public library in Texas in continuous operation. Sneak peek the restoration work in the historic fourth-floor gallery space. Color your favorite library scene at giant coloring page stations. Place yourself in historic Galveston images featuring bathing beauties, the 1900 Storm, and more.

Texas City Museum: $2 off admission up to four people – Discover this regional history museum featuring artifacts from the USS Westfield (including a real Civil War cannon), exhibits on the founding of Texas City and the 1947 Disaster, Children’s Discovery Room and model train layouts.

Homeschool Curriculum: Galveston is a rich environment to teach homeschool kids about Texas history firsthand. If you’d like to explore our homeschooling curriculum, which includes several of the Galveston Museum Day historical locations, visit Galveston.com/Homeschool

For more events in #galvestontx, go to https://galvestonislandguide.com/calendar/

Saturday Stories @ Rosenberg Library
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Favorite reads shared aloud in the Children’s Department on the first Saturday of every month.

This goes to 10:20am.

Brewery Tours at Galveston Island Brewing @ Galveston Island Brewing
Jan 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Every Saturday (1pm): Galveston Island Brewery offers free Brewery Tours! Tours are about 30-minutes long. Beer, camera, and questions are encouraged. Come and see how the magic is created in the brewery warehouse.

Galveston Island Brewery (GIB) is a local brewery featuring an on-site taproom showcasing classic beer styles from around the world. The tap room is open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday 12 noon-11pm, and Sunday 12 noon-9pm. For more info call (409)740-7000, go to galvestonislandbrewing.com, or you can always stop by the brewery located at 8423 Stewart Rd., Galveston.

Jan
26
Sun
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market at Bryan Museum @ Bryan Museum
Jan 26 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every Thursday 3-6pm and Sunday 9am-12 noon (note new summer hours), Galveston’s Own Farmers Market is held at The Bryan Museum Gardens, located at 1315 21st St. Come to the beautiful Conservatory and botanical gardens to relax and enjoy time and conversation with friends, family, and museum staff while shopping for locally grown produce, prepared foods, and edible farm products, plus live music, yoga, massage, crafting and Kids Corner! 

The Thursday market features all of the perks that you’ve come to expect at the market plus the added charms of the Bryan Museum’s “Wine at the Bryan” weekly event. The Sunday market also features wonderful goods and the charm of Bryan’s courtyard. It is always free to browse and most events are FREE to participate. 

At every market, there will be:

  • Live music
  • A chance to learn more about The Bryan Museum
  • FREE recycling with Keepin’ It Green: Every week, they accept your clean, rinsed recyclable plastics, glass, aluminum and paper/cardboard. KIG comes to pick it up every week aftermarket.
  • Family-friendly activities sponsored by partners like Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park, Galveston Island Humane Society, etc.

GOFM is always “BYOC” – bring your own cup. They have eliminated single-use cups for the free Sunday morning coffee station and Thursday water station. Support the initiative by cleaning out your cupboards and donating unwanted mugs to market for others to use.

Every Sunday (10am): Yoga Classes – These classes are led by local yoga teachers. All classes are free to attend.

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market: Sunday Market! @ Bryan Museum
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market operates 2 markets every week, Thursdays & Sundays. 

Join us this Sunday and every Sunday!
9am-12pm (June-September)

9am-1pm (October-May)

at The Bryan Museum – Galveston (1315 21st St)
year-round

*There is always live music and activities/information offered by one of our many Community Partners, whether it’s Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife, Galveston Sports Massage, facepainting or beyond…

*Products typically available include: kombucha, fresh bread, hand-roasted coffee, teas/salves/tinctures, olive oil, baked goods, salsa, jams, fresh eggs & meats and fresh produce. All GOFM markets utilize only LOCAL vendors selling foods they grow or make themselves, which means at certain times of year we have very little produce because our local farmers have very little harvest (ie if it has rained a great deal, or the middle of summer, immediately after several days of freeze, etc.)

Jan
28
Tue
Baby Time @ Rosenberg Library
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Have fun bonding with the baby in your life while we share music, fingerplays, simple stories, puppets and early literacy tips. Recommended for 0-18 months.

 

Check out other upcoming events here – http://rosenberg-library.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp

Adult Dungeons and Dragons @ Rosenberg Library
Jan 28 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Adults 18+
Every Tuesday @ 5:30 PM
Are you a long time player, or new to the game? Been looking for a D & D group to call your own? Dungeons and Dragons will now be at the Rosenberg Library! No registration required, and refreshments will be served.

Jan
29
Wed
Storytime @ Rosenberg Library
Jan 29 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

A playful program featuring singing, storytelling, movement, and more planned to promote early literacy development and to encourage one-on-one interaction between children and their caregivers. Come early to get a good seat!

 

Check out other upcoming events here – http://rosenberg-library.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp

Jan
30
Thu
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market at Bryan Museum @ Bryan Museum
Jan 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Every Thursday 3-6pm and Sunday 9am-12 noon (note new summer hours), Galveston’s Own Farmers Market is held at The Bryan Museum Gardens, located at 1315 21st St. Come to the beautiful Conservatory and botanical gardens to relax and enjoy time and conversation with friends, family, and museum staff while shopping for locally grown produce, prepared foods, and edible farm products, plus live music, yoga, massage, crafting and Kids Corner! 

The Thursday market features all of the perks that you’ve come to expect at the market plus the added charms of the Bryan Museum’s “Wine at the Bryan” weekly event.

Thirsty Thursdays is every 3rd Thursday wherein Galveston Island Brewing donates beers first-come, first-serve to our market customers. They shop, sip and stroll the market while exploring the museum grounds & buying local foods.

The Sunday market also features wonderful goods and the charm of Bryan’s courtyard. It is always free to browse and most events are FREE to participate. 

At every market, there will be:

  • Live music
  • A chance to learn more about The Bryan Museum
  • FREE recycling with Keepin’ It Green: Every week, they accept your clean, rinsed recyclable plastics, glass, aluminum and paper/cardboard. KIG comes to pick it up every week aftermarket.
  • Family-friendly activities sponsored by partners like Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park, Galveston Island Humane Society, etc.

GOFM is always “BYOC” – bring your own cup. They have eliminated single-use cups for the free Sunday morning coffee station and Thursday water station. Support the initiative by cleaning out your cupboards and donating unwanted mugs to market for others to use.

 

Jan
31
Fri
Artists’ Alley Crafting Workshop @ Rosenberg Library
Jan 31 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Artists’ Alley Crafting Workshop
Friday, January 31st @ 4:30 – 5:30 PM
For ages 13-18 only
Come make Perler bead art – magnets, keychains, and more!
Randall Room – 1st floor

Feb
1
Sat
Saturday Stories @ Rosenberg Library
Feb 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Favorite reads shared aloud in the Children’s Department on the first Saturday of every month.

This goes to 10:20am.

Yoga at the Brewery at Galveston Island Brewery @ Galveston Island Brewing
Feb 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

October 5th (12 noon): Yoga at the Brewery – Swing into the brewery on the first Saturday of the month and enjoy a free yoga class brought to you by Melody Van Kay from Island Salt Air Hot Yoga. Sip on a pint, or save your taste buds for after class, as you flow through a 45-minute Vinyasa yoga class. The class will be held in the yard area. Please bring a towel, yoga mat and any additional yoga equipment that you need. Water and sunscreen are recommended. This is free of charge. All levels welcome.

Galveston Island Brewery (GIB) is a local brewery featuring an on-site taproom showcasing classic beer styles from around the world. The taproom is open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday 12 noon-11pm, and Sunday 12 noon-9pm. For more info call (409)740-7000, go to galvestonislandbrewing.com, or you can always stop by the brewery located at 8423 Stewart Rd., Galveston. Events are:

Brewery Tours at Galveston Island Brewing @ Galveston Island Brewing
Feb 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Every Saturday (1pm): Galveston Island Brewery offers free Brewery Tours! Tours are about 30-minutes long. Beer, camera, and questions are encouraged. Come and see how the magic is created in the brewery warehouse.

Galveston Island Brewery (GIB) is a local brewery featuring an on-site taproom showcasing classic beer styles from around the world. The tap room is open seven days a week, Monday-Thursday 3-9pm, Friday 3pm-11pm, Saturday 12 noon-11pm, and Sunday 12 noon-9pm. For more info call (409)740-7000, go to galvestonislandbrewing.com, or you can always stop by the brewery located at 8423 Stewart Rd., Galveston.

Hug-a-Bug-a-Boo @ Rosenberg Library
Feb 1 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Interactive show with music & puppets by Mrs. Kate.

Recommended for family audiences.

Click here to see more upcoming programs: 

http://rosenberg-library.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp

 

Feb
2
Sun
Galveston’s Own Farmers Market at Bryan Museum @ Bryan Museum
Feb 2 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Every Thursday 3-6pm and Sunday 9am-12 noon (note new summer hours), Galveston’s Own Farmers Market is held at The Bryan Museum Gardens, located at 1315 21st St. Come to the beautiful Conservatory and botanical gardens to relax and enjoy time and conversation with friends, family, and museum staff while shopping for locally grown produce, prepared foods, and edible farm products, plus live music, yoga, massage, crafting and Kids Corner! 

The Thursday market features all of the perks that you’ve come to expect at the market plus the added charms of the Bryan Museum’s “Wine at the Bryan” weekly event. The Sunday market also features wonderful goods and the charm of Bryan’s courtyard. It is always free to browse and most events are FREE to participate. 

At every market, there will be:

  • Live music
  • A chance to learn more about The Bryan Museum
  • FREE recycling with Keepin’ It Green: Every week, they accept your clean, rinsed recyclable plastics, glass, aluminum and paper/cardboard. KIG comes to pick it up every week aftermarket.
  • Family-friendly activities sponsored by partners like Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park, Galveston Island Humane Society, etc.

GOFM is always “BYOC” – bring your own cup. They have eliminated single-use cups for the free Sunday morning coffee station and Thursday water station. Support the initiative by cleaning out your cupboards and donating unwanted mugs to market for others to use.

Every Sunday (10am): Yoga Classes – These classes are led by local yoga teachers. All classes are free to attend.

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market: Sunday Market! @ Bryan Museum
Feb 2 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Galveston’s Own Farmers Market operates 2 markets every week, Thursdays & Sundays. 

Join us this Sunday and every Sunday!
9am-12pm (June-September)

9am-1pm (October-May)

at The Bryan Museum – Galveston (1315 21st St)
year-round

*There is always live music and activities/information offered by one of our many Community Partners, whether it’s Rosenberg Library, Galveston Island State Park – Texas Parks and Wildlife, Galveston Sports Massage, facepainting or beyond…

*Products typically available include: kombucha, fresh bread, hand-roasted coffee, teas/salves/tinctures, olive oil, baked goods, salsa, jams, fresh eggs & meats and fresh produce. All GOFM markets utilize only LOCAL vendors selling foods they grow or make themselves, which means at certain times of year we have very little produce because our local farmers have very little harvest (ie if it has rained a great deal, or the middle of summer, immediately after several days of freeze, etc.)

Feb
4
Tue
Baby Time @ Rosenberg Library
Feb 4 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Have fun bonding with the baby in your life while we share music, fingerplays, simple stories, puppets and early literacy tips. Recommended for 0-18 months.

 

Check out other upcoming events here – http://rosenberg-library.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp

Adult Dungeons and Dragons @ Rosenberg Library
Feb 4 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Adults 18+
Every Tuesday @ 5:30 PM
Are you a long time player, or new to the game? Been looking for a D & D group to call your own? Dungeons and Dragons will now be at the Rosenberg Library! No registration required, and refreshments will be served.

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