Free Event: Research Day at BRITCome to the Botanical Research Institute of Texas on Saturday, Aug. 1 for their Research Day event. Activities will be going on from 8:30 a.m. until noon. During the event, you can learn more about BRIT’s valuable collections through an interactive exhibit. There will be several hands-on activities that will allow visitors to participate in the process of science, and you will have the opportunity to meet some of the BRIT scientists. This is a free event!

Here’s the schedule:

8 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Farmers’ Market (see details at bottom)
Plant ID Station
Children’s Activities
Research Exhibit: BRIT Collections & The Process of Science

10:30 a.m.
Bella’s Story Time: A Color of His Own by Leo Lionni
BRIT’s Free Tour

Farmers Market details:

Community Partner:      The Unbound Book Cart

Musician:           Darrin Kobetich

Food Trucks:       Steel City Pops

Funky Town Food Truck

Juice Caboose

Sponsor:             Lone Star Ag Credit

Vendors:            The August market will feature fresh local produce from Frankie’s Fresh Foods, Our Special House, Ruby Farms and M bar M Farm. They’ll also be joined by a great selection of local vendors who sell everything from delicious handmade pies and cookies to hot and spicy pickles.

Photo courtesy BRIT