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April 2017
Apr 01

SOLD OUT – From Port to Port

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Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historical significance of this industrial stretch and Houston as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

Apr 04

SOLD OUT – Wine Tasting on Buffalo Bayou

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Our Spring Foodie Floats schedule begins with a winemaker experience on BBP’s pontoon boat! Ryan Levy and Ian Eastveld—sommeliers, winemakers, wine educators and Le Cordon Bleu trained chefs—will lead guests through a discussion and tasting of their award-winning wines while taking in exceptional views of Buffalo Bayou’s lush landscape. Learn more about Nice Winery’s wine-making and vineyards in advance.

Apr 08

Second Saturday Boat Ride

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These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.
Weather permitting. No reservations are taken for these tours. They are first come, first serve.
Questions? Contact Trudi Smith at 713.752.0314 ext. 103.

Apr 08

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

Apr 15

SOLD OUT – “Looking Back” History Tour

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Take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginnings. Louis will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

Apr 22

SOLD OUT – Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

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Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

May 2017
May 06

From Port to Port

Location:

Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historical significance of this industrial stretch and Houston as you cruise the approximately seven miles from the old port of Houston to the new port of Houston.

May 13

“Looking Back” History Tour

Location:

Take a look back to the late 1800s when Houston was founded with Louis Aulbach, local historian and author of Buffalo Bayou: An Echo of Houston’s Wilderness Beginnings. Louis will share stories of the Allen brothers and provide historical information about the people, places and events along the bayou that helped shape Houston.

May 13

Waugh Bat Colony Boat Tour

Location:

Learn more about these 250,000 magnificent Mexican free-tailed bats that share the city with us! Led by a “bat girl” docent, guests will enjoy an amazing view of the bats’ dusk emergence from the Waugh Drive Bridge on Buffalo Bayou.

May 20

Second Saturday Boat Ride

Location:

These 30-minute boat rides are a great way to spend the afternoon with your family. Escape from the city and enjoy the cool breeze as you glide along Buffalo Bayou’s waters. Look for graceful herons, jumping fish, and even an occasional alligator sunning on the banks.
Weather permitting. No reservations are taken for these tours. They are first come, first serve.
Questions? Contact Trudi Smith at 713.752.0314 ext. 103.

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