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The Texas Gatorfest runs today through Sunday at Fort Anahuac Park in Anahuac, 1704 S Main St.

1 The Texas Gatorfest returns this year after a hurricane-forced hiatus in 2017. The festival will run Friday through Sunday with live music acts, food, airboat rides, carnival rides and other wonderful and exciting activities. Gates open at 6 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m. Saturday and noon on Sunday. Among the headliners for the festival are Aaron Watson, William Clark Green, Wayne Toups, Brian Jack and the Fab Five, a Beatles Tribute Band. Tickets are $15 each. For more information, visit texasgatorfest.com

2 Baytown’s Farmers Market at Town Square will return Saturday with a new look. The market will be moved off the street and into the square. It is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the third Saturday of each month. It will feature local farmers, live music, food trucks, cottage foods and handmade good. For more information, call 281-420-6597 or visit baytown.org.  Baytown Town Square is located at 213 West Texas Avenue. 

3 There will be a Tyke Hike at the Baytown Nature Center at 10 a.m. today at the Baytown Nature Center. The hike is a free pre-school program for ages 3 to 5 with an adult. The topic for the hike will be turtles. The Baytown Nature Center is located at 6213 Bayway Drive. 

4 The Promise Center will be hopping from 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday. The I Heart Promise Get-Down will feature live music, poetry, comics, art, clothing, pop culture items and concessions. The Promise Center is located at 2609 Market Street in Baytown. 

5 The Houston Astros have hopes of a second World Series title. This weekend will be the start of the final homestand of the regular season. It will start with Hispanic Heritage Weekend in a series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. The series will start today and run through Sunday. Saturday night, the Astros will host Carlos Correa Replica Orange Jersey tonight, available to the first 10,000 fans. The home stand will run through Sept. 23, ending against the Los Angeles Angels.  



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