Theater, music & a fall festival: Here are 5 things to do this weekend in Spring and Klein, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Sunday marks the first day of October, when fall activities will be in full swing.

Sunday marks the first day of October, when fall activities will be in full swing.

Playhouse 1960 wraps up its most recent performance, Big Stone Lodge plans its annual fall arts and crafts festival and a local church offers a free performance this weekend in Spring and Klein.


1. Play performances scheduled Sept. 29-30, Oct. 1
Playhouse 1960 hosts "Over the River and Through the Woods." 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 pm. (Sun.). $18 (adult), $15 (senior/student). 6814 Gant Road, Houston. 281-587-8234. www.ph1960.com





2. Arts and crafts fair at Big Stone Lodge on Sept. 29
The third annual arts and crafts fair at Big Stone Lodge features artwork by local artists and light refreshments. 2 p.m. Free. Big Stone Lodge, 709 Riley Fuzzel Road, Spring. 281-350-1029. www.hcp4.net/community/communitycenters





3. Academy Sports + Outdoors grand opening Sept. 29-30 features giveaways
A ribbon cutting begins at 7:45 a.m. Friday for a new location of Academy Sports + Outdoors on Kuykendahl Road, followed by a T-shirt giveaway to the first 500 customers and a free YETI Rambler to the first 200 customers. The first 300 customers Saturday who show they are a fan of an Academy social media site receive a gift card valued between $20-$500. 8 a.m. Free. Academy Sports + Outdoors, 21650 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. www.academy.com





4. Boutique giveaway benefits hurricane survivors through Oct. 1.
Scruples boutique hosts Fashion for Fighters, a recovery event for survivors of Hurricane Harvey. Joseph Ribkoff, Frank Lyman, Liverpool Jeans, Jofit, Mia Amore Jewelry, Side Stitch and Lynn Ritchie have donated approximately 2,000 pieces of clothing worth more than $400,000. Up to 250 participants can shop for 20 minutes and take home five items free of charge. Contact [email protected] to make an appointment. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri., Sat.), noon-6 p.m. (Sun.) Free. 5446 FM 1960 W., Houston. 281-537-0405






5. Lutenist performance set for Oct. 1
Grammy-nominated lutenist Ronn McFarlene performs music on the lute at Trinity Klein Lutheran Church. 4-5:30 p.m. Free. 5201 Spring Cypress Road, Spring. www.ronnmcfarlane.com


By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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