Local theater, exhibits and a brisket cookoff: 7 things to do in Spring and Klein this weekend, Feb. 1-3

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Here are a few ways to spend time in Spring and Klein this weekend, Feb. 1-3.

1. Attend a play by a local theater company

Under the direction of Sammy Green, Playhouse 1960 will perform “Calendar Girls” based on the Miramax motion picture of the same name. 8 p.m. (Feb. 1-2), 3 p.m. (Feb. 3). $18-$21. Playhouse 1960, 6814 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-8243. www.ph1960.com

Under the direction of Lisa Garza, Stageworks Theatre will perform “Sylvia,” a modern romantic company about marriage and a dog. 7:30 p.m. (Feb. 1-2), 3 p.m. (Feb. 3). $17-$25. Stageworks Theatre, 10760 Grant Road, Houston. 281-587-6100. www.stageworkshouston.org

2. Visit a special monthlong February exhibit

Photographer, artist and author Art Rothenberg will be displaying his photography art gallery “Capturing Life Thru The Lens” on the second floor alcove of the Barbara Bush Library throughout the month of February. The gallery offers unique perspectives of Houston, focusing on people, culture, architecture and nature, Rothenberg said. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Feb. 1), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Feb. 2). Free. Barbara Bush Branch Library, 6817 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 832-927-7800. www.hcpl.net/location/barbara-bush-branch-library-cypress-creek

A special Spring Historical Museum exhibit will celebrate Black History Month throughout the month of February chronicling the history of the Old Town Spring Heights community, which was founded in 1885 as an historically African-American community. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Feb. 1-2), 1-4 p.m. (Feb. 3). Free. Spring Historical Museum, 403 Main St., Spring. 281-651-0055. www.oldtownspring.com

3. Attend the Kreinhop Elementary carnival

The Kreinhop Elementary PTO hosts a carnival with games, food, raffles and a silent auction Feb. 2. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Kreinhop Elementary School, 21010 Ella Blvd., Spring. 832-484-7400. www.kreinhop.kleinisd.net

4. See Josh Abbott in concert

Josh Abbott and William Clark Green’s acoustic “Hanging Around” tour comes to Big Texas Spring on Feb. 1 with Grant Gilbert as the opening performance. Doors open at 7 p.m. 9:30 p.m. $22.50-$27.50. Big Texas Spring, 19959 Holzwarth Road, Spring. 281-353-8898. www.bigtexassaloon.com

5. Enter a brisket cookoff at Beach Bumsbar

Beach Bumsbar hosts its annual brisket cookoff Feb. 3. Briskets can be cooked at home or on-site and will be served to the public. Judging will take place from 2:30-4 p.m., and the winner will receive a $100 cash prize, while the second place entry will receive a $50 bar tab. 1 p.m. Free (no entry fee). Beach Bumsbar, 3410 FM 2920, Ste. 10, Spring. 281-528-2127. https://www.facebook.com/beachbumsbar2920

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  1. Playhouse Theatre is on Gant Road (no r). You have it as Grant. Stageworks is on Grant Road and you have it listed correctly.

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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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