A dog show, vegan festival and family field day: 8 things to do in the Greater Houston Area this weekend, July 20-22


The temperatures keep rising, but don’t let that stop you from having a fun weekend. Check out our list of things to do this weekend, July 20-22.

July 20: Relax and play lawn games

Hang out in the Sugar Land Town Square and play games, listen to music and enjoy drink specials. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Free. Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Plaza Drive, Sugar Land. 281-242-2000. www.sugarlandtownsquare.com

July 20-22: Go to a dog show

The Houston World Series of Dog Shows hosts this competitive dog show with a number of different events for canines to compete in. The event goes from July 18 to July 22, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. $10-$15. NRG Center, 8400 Kirby Drive, Houston. 713-581-6160. www.houstondogshows.com

July 20-22: Attend the first Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest

Xfinity sponsors the first Sportsman Channel Outdoor Fest, which features showings of outdoor products, family events and the chance to meet  stars like Michael Waddel. 3-8 p.m. (Friday), 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (Saturday), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Sunday). $5-$10. George R. Brown Convention Center, 1001 Avenida De Las Americas, Houston. 210-994-0050. www.scoutdoorfest.com

July 21: Kids take part in triathlon

Children aged 6 to 12 compete in the annual YMCA Kids Triathlon, which includes biking, running and swimming. 7:30 a.m. $40. The Woodlands Family YMCA at Branch Crossing, 8100 Ashlane Way, The Woodlands. 281-681-6730. www.ymcahouston.org

July 21: Take your pup for a swim

Dogs and humans alike can join BYOD Houston and Meadowlake Pet Resort and Training Center at their Summer Splash Pad Pawty, where dogs and humans alike can enjoy the sun and the pool. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. Meadowlake Pet Resort and Training Center, 13500 Furman Road, Houston. 713-413-1633. www.summersplashpadpawty.splashthat.com

July 21: Go to a vegan fest

Vegan Society of PEACE hosts the sixth annual VegFest. The event features panels, makerspaces and vendors. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road, Stafford. 832-303-0834. www.vegfesthouston.com

July 21: View and buy original art

Pearland Arts League presents the eighth annual Juried Exhibition Reception at RE/MAX Top Realty this year. The League expects at least 80 submissions. Patrons are welcome to purchase art. Jury awards begin at 5:30 p.m. 3-7 p.m. Free. 2911 S. Houston Parkway, Houston.

July 22: Grab your family for field day

Karbach Brewing Co. hosts this exciting Family Field Day with five competitive events for family teams as well as food, beer and prizes. 5-8 p.m. $5 per member. Karbach Brewing Co., 2032 Karbach St., Houston. 713-680-2739. www.karbachbrewing.com

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