Attend a memorial service for military and service dogs or shop at a local craft expo this weekend.
1. Attend an oudoor art market at CityPlace, May 17
ART IS AN Outdoor Night Market includes more than 60 specialty vendors – ranging from painters and sculptors to quilters, candle and print makers, as well as vintage clothing and jewelry dealers. Food, drinks and a child-friendly area will also be available. Participants include Cory Austin Lowe, Popcart, Art Cellar Houston, Guerra Studios, Oils.Earth, Nando’s Honey, Modern Artifacts Design, Madewell Mercantile, IngaSilks, Blue Face Monkey and Rachel’s Cure by Design. 6 p.m. Free. CityPlace, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. 833-289-5090. www.cityplacespringwoods.com
2. Attend a dedication for service and military dogs, May 18
The event includes a flyover from the members of the Commemorative Air Force, Houston Wing. Congressman Dan Crenshaw, R-Houston, and Rep. Sam Harless, R-Spring, will be in attendance. The event is hosted by Cy-Champ Public Utility District and National Memorial Ladies. 1 p.m. Free. Fallen Warriors Memorial, 14619-1 Cutten Road, Houston. 713-951-0800.
3. Shop at a local craft expo near Old Town Spring, May 18
The public can attend the annual Old Track Expo this weekend. Visitors begin at the welcome booth where they receive a Treasure Hunt Card. Completing all punch-outs on the card will gain visitors an additional entry into the drawings on the day of the expo. Winners of the drawings can receive up to $150 for an Old Track Expo shopping spree. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Track Shack Ice House, 25811 W. Hardy Road, Spring. www.facebook.com/events
4. Enjoy a cold one at a craft beer festival, May 18
Thistle Draftshop hosts “For the Love of Craft Beer Festival.” The event will feature dozens of breweries and crafters as well as food. 1-8 p.m. $25-$35. Thistle Draftshop, 5210 FM 2920, Ste. 100, Spring. 832-823-0194. www.thistledraftshop.com