Islamic Arts Festival, tree lighting and Veterans Day: 6 things to do this weekend in Spring and Klein, Nov. 10-12

The Islamic Arts Society hosts an arts festival and a tree lighting takes place in Old Town Spring this weekend in Spring and Klein. Also, multiple restaurants are offering free meals to veterans throughout the weekend in celebration of Veterans Day.

  1. Schools and businesses observe Veterans Day, Nov. 10-12

Spring and Klein ISDs have events planned to observe Veterans Day on Friday, and many area businesses offer special promotions for veterans. Read our roundup of some of the area's events here.

2. Chamber plans first responder luncheon Friday

The Spring-Klein Chamber of Commerce holds its second annual first responder and military luncheon Nov. 10 at The Church at Creeks End. Noon-2 p.m. Free (military and first responders), $25 (general public).
The Church at Creeks End, 20010 Kuykendahl Road, Spring. 281-257-9559.

3. Church holds holiday festival and craft fair Saturday

Immanuel United Church holds its annual holiday festival in Old Town Spring on Nov. 11. Quilt work by various artists is on display, and homemade baked goods and food truck fare are available for purchase. The event also includes a raffle for a hand-stitched quilt. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Immanuel United Church, 26501 Border St., Spring. 713-305-2836.

4. Islamic Arts Festival returns Saturday, Sunday
The Islamic Arts Society hosts an arts festival displaying Islamic calligraphy, woodwork, ceramic tiles and paintings from local artists. The event, which runs Nov. 11-12,  also includes henna artists, a silent auction and food trucks. 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free. Masjid Al-Salam Champions, 16700 Old Louetta Road, Spring.

5. Home for the Holidays begins in Old Town Spring on Saturday

Old Town Spring Preservation League plans events in shops and public spaces in the shopping village starting Nov. 11. 281-353-9310.

Tree lighting
Nov. 11: 
dusk, free
Main and Hardy streets, Spring

Petting zoo
Nov. 11: 
1-5 p.m., free

6. Pop-up library event planned at yoga studio Saturday

Patrons can get a library card as well as check out and return books at Cherry Blossom Yoga Studio on several dates while Barbara  Bush Branch Library undergoes repairs. The library sustained flood damage during Hurricane Harvey. A children’s activity takes place at 2:30 p.m.  on each day. 1-5 p.m. Free. 16650 Champion Forest Drive, Spring. 281-257-4245.

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.