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The weekend forecast calls for sunny skies and time to get out and explore!   We’ve picked our top 6 list of things to do in the Pearland area this weekend, start exploring.

Dog Days Family Event at Bass Pro Shops Pearland1.  Catch the closing weekend of Dog Days Family Event at Bass Pro Shops in Pearland on Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14.  Giveaways, seminars, and a free family photo with Fido are part of the fun!
Bass Pro Shops Pearland, 1000 Bass Pro Drive, Pearland, 77584
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2.  Explore the Pearland Old Townsite Farmer’s Market on Saturday, March 14 to find fresh ingredients, organic products, gardening items, handmade gifts and more.  Held twice a month, the market features vendors from Pearland and the surrounding area.
Zychlinski Park, 2243 Grand Blvd., Pearland 77581 
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The Texas Medical Center3.  Architecture Center Houston introduces a new architectural tour of the Texas Medical Center on Saturday, March 14 at 10 a.m.  The Texas Medical Center is the largest medical center in the world.  Equivalent to the 12th largest business district in the United States, the TMC has 45.5 million square feet of patient care, education and research space.  Join ArCH docents on this tour of Houston’s modern marvel of medicine.  The Texas Medical Center is only a short drive from Pearland on Highway 288.
John P McGovern Commons Building, 6550 Bertner Ave, Houston 77030
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4.  Explore the Battleship Texas with a Hard Hat Tour and behind the scenes look at this historic ship on Saturday, March 14.  Visitors can view areas of the ship that have not had any restorative work for several years during the in-depth 3 ½ hour tour.  Tours begin promptly at 8:30am, 10:30 am and 1:00pm. A limited number of spaces are available, reservations are required.  Tours offered for a minimum donation of $50 per person.
Battleship Texas Historic Site, 3523 Independence Parkway, La Porte 77571 
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5.  Fitness enthusiasts can join the 12th annual Seabrook Lucky Trail Marathon on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15.  The popular race is held on Seabrook nature trails surrounded by the coastline of Galveston Bay, wetlands and wildlife and bird sanctuaries.   Runners can participate in a single race or enter one of the challenges by finishing two races.
Rex Meador Park, 2100 Meyer Rd., Seabrook 77586
seabrookmarathon.org

6.  Texas Flying Legends Museum will launch five World War II Warbirds from Ellington Field on Sunday, March 14 for a 2,200 mile journey over the ocean to perform at the 2015 St. Barth’s Bucket Regatta on the French collectivity island of Saint-Barthelemy.  They will join forces during their travel with four additional Warbirds from Lewis Air Legends of San Antonio to form the largest fleet of Warbirds to travel oversees since the war ended.  This majestic collection of Warbirds is scheduled for flight at 9 a.m. on Sunday, March 15.
Ellington Field – KEFD, 11190 Blume Avenue, Houston 77034
texasflyinglegends.org

Texas Medical Center photo courtesy of Greater Houston Convention & Visitors Bureau.