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Buffalo Bayou Partnership

Upcoming Events

October 2022

Oct 01

BioArt Bayou-torium: Return to Nature / Artebio Bayou-torio: Vuelve a La Naturaleza

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The BioArt Bayou-torium is a mobile, interactive installation housed in a modified shipping container. Created by East End artist, Henry G. Sanchez, and inspired by the ecosystem of Buffalo Bayou, the Bayou-torium cultivates stewardship of the natural environment through art and life science activities for all ages.

Oct 02

BioArt Bayou-torium: Return to Nature / Artebio Bayou-torio: Vuelve a La Naturaleza

Location:

The BioArt Bayou-torium is a mobile, interactive installation housed in a modified shipping container. Created by East End artist, Henry G. Sanchez, and inspired by the ecosystem of Buffalo Bayou, the Bayou-torium cultivates stewardship of the natural environment through art and life science activities for all ages.

Oct 05

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

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Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Oct 08

BioArt Bayou-torium: Return to Nature / Artebio Bayou-torio: Vuelve a La Naturaleza

Location:

The BioArt Bayou-torium is a mobile, interactive installation housed in a modified shipping container. Created by East End artist, Henry G. Sanchez, and inspired by the ecosystem of Buffalo Bayou, the Bayou-torium cultivates stewardship of the natural environment through art and life science activities for all ages.

Oct 08

Songs on the Water with HGO

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Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 08

Songs on the Water with HGO

Location:

Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 09

BioArt Bayou-torium: Return to Nature / Artebio Bayou-torio: Vuelve a La Naturaleza

Location:

The BioArt Bayou-torium is a mobile, interactive installation housed in a modified shipping container. Created by East End artist, Henry G. Sanchez, and inspired by the ecosystem of Buffalo Bayou, the Bayou-torium cultivates stewardship of the natural environment through art and life science activities for all ages.

Oct 09

Songs on the Water with HGO

Location:

Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 09

Songs on the Water with HGO

Location:

Hosted in partnership with Houston Grand Opera

Enjoy a transformative 90-minute boat ride on Buffalo Bayou that includes a recital, wine selected by Nice Winery, and snacks.

Oct 12

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Oct 13

Riders of the Night: BBP Member Bike Ride and Pumpkin Patch Excursion

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BBP Members are invited to our spooktacular, costume-encouraged bike ride along Buffalo Bayou, concluding with a pumpkin patch excursion! Free for BBP Members.

Oct 15

Nature Walking Tour

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Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Oct 15

BioArt Bayou-torium: Return to Nature / Artebio Bayou-torio: Vuelve a La Naturaleza

Location:

The BioArt Bayou-torium is a mobile, interactive installation housed in a modified shipping container. Created by East End artist, Henry G. Sanchez, and inspired by the ecosystem of Buffalo Bayou, the Bayou-torium cultivates stewardship of the natural environment through art and life science activities for all ages.

Oct 15

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 45 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Oct 16

BioArt Bayou-torium: Return to Nature / Artebio Bayou-torio: Vuelve a La Naturaleza

Location:

The BioArt Bayou-torium is a mobile, interactive installation housed in a modified shipping container. Created by East End artist, Henry G. Sanchez, and inspired by the ecosystem of Buffalo Bayou, the Bayou-torium cultivates stewardship of the natural environment through art and life science activities for all ages.

Oct 19

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Oct 20

Blanket Bingo at Market Square Park (Benefitting BBP)

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This popular park favorite is back! Join us for an exciting new season of Blanket Bingo, benefiting Market Square Park and Buffalo Bayou Partnership.

Oct 22

Monthly Volunteer Workday

https://buffalobayou.org/support/volunteer/

Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer days at Buffalo Bayou Park happening the third Saturday of each month. Whether volunteering as an individual or a small group, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Oct 22

2022 KBR Kids Day

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KBR Kids Day is one of Buffalo Bayou Partnership’s (BBP) signature events, with thousands of children and their families in attendance each year. Join us on October 22 for free family fun at the 14th annual KBR Kids Day at Tony Marron Park. Activity stations will include numerous hands-on activities from over 20 Houston partners, local entertainment, and performances on the stage, Dia de los Muertos face painters, balloon artists, a rock climbing wall, and so much more! Costumes encouraged!

Oct 26

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Oct 27

Spirits of the Bayou Boat Tour

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Join this ghostly history cruise and get in the Halloween spirit this October. Tour guide Andrew Groocock will share some of the haunted tales and legends of Buffalo Bayou. Hear some of the lesser-known stories – both documented and anecdotal – of ghosts, lost souls, and spirits of the bayou.

Oct 27

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Loop38

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

The fourth and final event this year features Loop38, a boundary-pushing, artist-driven new music ensemble.

Oct 28

Spirits of the Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

Join this ghostly history cruise and get in the Halloween spirit this October. Tour guide Andrew Groocock will share some of the haunted tales and legends of Buffalo Bayou. Hear some of the lesser-known stories – both documented and anecdotal – of ghosts, lost souls, and spirits of the bayou.

Oct 28

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Loop38

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

The fourth and final event this year features Loop38, a boundary-pushing, artist-driven new music ensemble.

Oct 29

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Oct 29

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Loop38

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

The fourth and final event this year features Loop38, a boundary-pushing, artist-driven new music ensemble.

Oct 29

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Loop38

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

The fourth and final event this year features Loop38, a boundary-pushing, artist-driven new music ensemble.

Oct 29

Spirits of the Bayou Boat Tour

Location:

Join this ghostly history cruise and get in the Halloween spirit this October. Tour guide Andrew Groocock will share some of the haunted tales and legends of Buffalo Bayou. Hear some of the lesser-known stories – both documented and anecdotal – of ghosts, lost souls, and spirits of the bayou.

Oct 30

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Loop38

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

The fourth and final event this year features Loop38, a boundary-pushing, artist-driven new music ensemble.

Oct 30

SOLD OUT: Underground Sounds: Loop38

Location:

Buffalo Bayou Partnership (BBP) is collaborating with Houston organizations on Underground Sounds, a series of musical performances that highlight the remarkable natural acoustics of the Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern.

The fourth and final event this year features Loop38, a boundary-pushing, artist-driven new music ensemble.

November 2022

Nov 02

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Nov 03

2022 BBP Gala: Breaking Ground Along the Bayou

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Please save the date to help us celebrate at the 2022 Buffalo Bayou Partnership Gala: BREAKING GROUND Along the Bayou, on Thursday, November 3rd, co-chaired by Wendy Montoya Cloonan and Shawn W. Cloonan with Sonny Messiah-Jiles and Jodie L. Jiles.

Nov 05

Transforming Urban Spaces Bus Tour

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Buffalo Bayou Partnership is best known for award-winning parks, but the organization’s work extends beyond green spaces and trails. Join us for Transforming Urban Spaces, a bus tour of our unique historic and industrial sites throughout the 10-mile stretch from Shepherd Drive to the Port of Houston Turning Basin.

Nov 05

Excursiones en español en el barco pontón de BBP

Location:

Estos paseos en bote de 45 minutos son una excelente manera de pasar tiempo con su familia y amigos. Escápese del bullicio de la ciudad y disfrute de la brisa fresca mientras se desliza por las aguas de Buffalo Bayou. Observe garzas elegantes, peces saltadores e incluso un caimán en las orillas del agua.

Nov 09

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Nov 12

Port to Port History Boat Tour

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The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic 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.

Nov 16

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Nov 19

Nature Walking Tour

Location:

Learn about native plants and the insects that pollinate them along Buffalo Bayou! Follow along this discovery tour of Houston’s historic waterway ecosystem by Nancy Greig, former director of the Cockrell Butterfly Center at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Nancy loves the outdoors, especially beekeeping and tending birdhouses in her garden.

Nov 19

Buffalo Bayou Boat Tours

Location:

Escape within the heart of the city and glide along Buffalo Bayou. From the waterway, look for wildlife and unique views of Houston’s skyline.

Nov 23

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Nov 30

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

December 2022

Dec 03

Port to Port History Boat Tour

Location:

The Port to Port History Tour is a cruise east of downtown on Buffalo Bayou from Allen’s Landing to the Port of Houston Turning Basin. In 1914 with the opening of the Houston Ship Channel and the modern Port of Houston, the section of Buffalo Bayou from the port’s turning basin to the foot of Main Street (now known as Allen’s Landing) was called the upper channel.  Join bayou guide Andrew Groocock on a historical tour of the upper channel of Buffalo Bayou focusing on the historic 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.

Dec 07

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Dec 14

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Dec 17

Monthly Volunteer Workday

https://buffalobayou.org/support/volunteer/

Houstonians, ages 9 and up, are invited to join Buffalo Bayou Partnership for community-wide volunteer days at Buffalo Bayou Park happening the third Saturday of each month. Whether volunteering as an individual or a small group, your efforts will lead to a healthier environment and a more aesthetically pleasing amenity for all to enjoy.

Dec 21

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

Dec 28

Buffalo Bayou Park Wellness Walk

Location:

Join Buffalo Bayou Partnership on a free Wellness Walk led by Laura Conely, founder of Urban Paths. Anyone and everyone is invited to walk through the paths of Buffalo Bayou Park while discussing topics including mental and physical health as well as the benefits of being exposed to nature.

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