Fireworks, grape stomps, a dog-diving competition: 6 things to do this Independence Day weekend, July 3-7

The Art Bar Paint Studio will host four days of Independence Day-themed painting workshops July 3-6.

The Art Bar Paint Studio will host four days of Independence Day-themed painting workshops July 3-6.

Here are a few things to do this Independence Day weekend, July 3-7, in the Spring and Klein area.


1. Paint and sip
July 3-6
The Art Bar Paint Studio hosts four days of Independence Day-themed painting sessions, during which attendees can paint “Liberty” July 4-5 or “Freedom Flag” July 3-6, guided by studio instructors. Attendees can bring their own drinks and snacks to enjoy. 7-9:30 p.m. $35. The Art Bar Paint Studio, 6450 Louetta, Spring. 832-422-3547. www.artbarpaintstudio.com





2. See a movie
July 4-6
The Butler House host its Kids Summer Movie Series Thursdays-Saturdays at 1 p.m., with a different movie each day. This week, attendees can see “An American Tail” on July 4, “Epic” on July 5 or “Sing!” on July 6. Children can enjoy $10 lunch boxes during the movie. The Butler House, 23931 Gosling Road, Spring. 281-651-2185. www.thebutlerhouse.net





3. Attend a dog-diving competition
July 4-7
North American Diving Dogs hosts its Splash Paws Independence Day Splash, a four-day dock-diving trail with 14 total distance splashes and four air retrieval splashes. Dogs must have a total of three jumps to qualify for the finals. Rosettes are awarded for the finals as well as new titles. 9 a.m. $20-$25. Animal Crackers Boarding and Grooming, 6741 Klein Cemetery Road, Spring. 281-379-3647. www.animalcrackersbg.com





4. See fireworks at Hurricane Harbor Splashtown
July 4-5
Hurricane Harbor Splashtown celebrates Independence Day with an after-hours fireworks spectacular including music, games and prizes. The Wave Fool and FlowRider attractions will be open during the after-hours event, and fireworks will begin at dusk. Children age 2 and younger receive free admission. 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. $34.99-$49.99. Hurricane Harbor Splashtown, 21300 I-45, Spring. 281-355-3300. www.sixflags.com





5. Dance the night away
July 5
The Conservatory at Champion Forest hosts its annual Stars & Stripes Dance for residents and their family and friends to celebrate Independence Day with dancing, live entertainment and dinner. Reservations should be made by July 3. 6-9 p.m. Conservatory at Champion Forest, 8215 Cypresswood Drive, Spring. 281-378-6069. www.conservatoryseniorliving.com





6. Harvest and stomp grapes
July 6
Wild Stallion Vineyards hosts its annual Harvest Day & Grape Stomping Festival, during which attendees can help pick grapes off the vine and see the wine-making process from the start. The event includes breakfast and a buffet lunch. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $12-$25. Wild Stallion Vineyards, 5969 W. Rayford Road, Spring. 281-803-9463. www.wildstallionvineyards.com


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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