To-do list: Texas Taco Tequila & Music Festival and 10 other events happening in Spring, Klein in May, June

Enjoy tacos, tequila, music at Preservation Park

Enjoy tacos, tequila, music at Preservation Park

Here are a few events happening in the Spring and Klein community throughout May and June.


May 17 and 24

Solve a murder mystery


Old West Melodrama performs “Murder on the Boat of Love,” an interactive murder mystery dinner show, at Puffabelly’s in Old Town Spring. Attendees can enjoy dinner and a preshow beginning at 7 p.m., and reservations can be made in advance. 8 p.m. $13-$19. Puffabelly’s, 100 Main St., Spring. 713-364-9190. www.oldwestmelodrama.com   








May 17

Purchase local artwork


The inaugural “Art is an Outdoor Market” event showcases artists of all mediums who have works available for purchase. The event includes children’s activities and a beer and wine garden. 6-11 p.m. Free. CityPlace Springwoods Village, 1250 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring. 832-596-7983. www.artcellarhouston.com







May 18

Indulge in craft beer


Thistle Draftshop hosts its “For the Love of Craft Beer Festival” featuring representation by more than 40 breweries, live music and a chef-driven menu. Admission is free; however, attendees can purchase eight tokens for craft beer and a cup for $25, or eight tokens for specialty craft beer and a commemorative event glass for $35. 1-8 p.m. Free (admission). Thistle Draftshop, 5210 FM 2920, Ste. 100, Spring. 832-823-0194. www.thistledraftshop.com







May 18

Meet and greet local authors, Illustrators


Copperfield’s Books celebrates its fifth anniversary under its current owners by hosting its second annual local author fair. The event features more than 25 local artists and authors of books in a variety of genres, who will be available for meet and greets and book signings. The event also includes refreshments, giveaways and raffle prizes. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Copperfield’s Books, 8220 Louetta Road, Ste. 106, Spring. 832-761-5559. www.copperfieldsbooks.net







May 18 and 25

Pick the perfect end-of-year teacher gift


Spring Trading Post hosts its Thank a Teacher End of School Market, where students and parents can find the perfect end-of-year gift and crafts for teachers. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Prices vary. Spring Trading Post, 5011 Spring Stuebner Road, Spring. 832-457-2810. www.chalkcouture.com/springcouture







May 19

Eat crawfish, play corn hole for a cause


Bareback Bar and Icehouse hosts the third annual Crawfish Boil and Corn Hole Tournament and proceeds will benefit The Blue Bow Foundation, which supports law enforcement officers and their families. The family-friendly event features live music, an auction and a raffle. 2-6 p.m. $20. Bareback Bar and Icehouse, 19940 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 281-799-1131. www.bluebow.org








May 25

See the Flying Fortress


Attendees can learn about military aviation history at Hooks Airport, where the B-17 Flying Fortress “Texas Raiders” and other World War II aircraft are on-site. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5-$20. Gill Aviation–David Wayne Hooks Airport, 20803 Stuebner Airline Road, Spring. 855-359-2217. www.b17texasraiders.org







June 1

Go  fishing at Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve


Fishermen and women of all ages are encouraged to go fishing with the Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve staff as part of Free Fishing Day hosted by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department. A fishing license is not required. 8 a.m.-noon. Free. Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, 20215 Chasewood Park Drive, Houston. 713-274-4299. www.hcp4.net/kmp








June 8

Enjoy tacos, tequila, music


Texas Taco Tequila & Music Festival goers can enjoy tacos from more than 30 Texas taco vendors, handcrafted margaritas and tequila samples. The festival also features a contest for the title of “best taco,” live music and entertainment, art and local vendors. Noon-11:30 p.m. $10-$65. Preservation Park at Old Town Spring, 130 Spring School Road, Spring. 713-594-3165. www.thetexastacofestival.com







Live theater

Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston
281-587-8243
www.playhouse1960.com


May 4-19
“Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.” 3 p.m. $10-$12.


June 7-22
“A Catered Affair.” 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $18-$21.


Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston
281-587-6100
www.stageworkshouston.org


May 17-June 9
“Harvey.” 7:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun). $17-$25.




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By Hannah Zedaker

Born and raised in Cypress, Texas, Hannah Zedaker graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in mass communication and a minor in political science. She began as an intern with Community Impact Newspaper in 2015 and was hired upon graduation as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in May 2016. In January 2019, she was promoted to serve as the editor of the Spring/Klein edition where she covers Spring ISD and Harris County Commissioners Court, in addition to business, development and transportation news.


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