Bayou Bend Family Days
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
6003 Memorial Drive
Houston, TX 77007
Tours, Performances, Activities & More
Bayou Bend Family Days welcome you for fun and learning on the third Sunday of the month, September through May. Family Days are always free and open to the public. Enjoy:
•Station-guided house tours of the first floor (children under 10 are welcome!)
•Access to Bayou Bend's remarkable historic gardens
•Performances by fantastic musicians, puppeteers, dancers, storytellers, and more
•Craft activities suited for young children
•Educational themes related to aspects of Bayou Bend
•Exhibitions, demonstrations, and workshops centered around the day's theme
The first-floor house tours are hosted by volunteers from Houston Junior Woman's Club. Giveaways and promotions are offered through media sponsor Houston Public Radio (KUHF 88.7 and KUHA 91.7 FM).
2012–2013 Family Days Schedule
All about America's "forgotten" war.
September 16, 2012
“The Great Outdoors”
October 21, 2012
Get out and explore your world!
“Our American Identity”
November 18, 2012
Celebrate heritage and citizenship.
December 16, 2012
Explore winter celebrations of many different cultures.
“African American Heritage”
January 20, 2013
Learn about the rich cultural past of Africans in America.
“Inventions and Innovations”
February 17, 2013
Find out about inventions from the cotton gin to the light bulb, and more!
“The Essence of Spring”
March 24, 2013
Celebrate spring in one of Houston's most glorious garden settings.
“The Lure of the East”
April 21, 2013
See East Asian influences on American art and design.
May 19, 2013
Our fair city gets its own Family Day!
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