Music, craft beer and shopping local: 5 things to do in Houston this weekend, July 7-9

Friday, July 7


Shop Local at Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Houston's oldest craft brewery hosts a pop-up market with products from local artisans and businesses as well as live music, food and craft beers. 5-10 p.m. Saint Arnold Brewing Company, 2000 Lyons Ave. Houston. www.facebook.com/shoplocalmarkethtx

Saturday, July 8


Symphonic Sights & Sounds
The Houston Symphony performs at the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion with a show combining popular classical favorites with images projected on large-scale screens. Conductor Francesco Lecce-Chon will guide the audience through the night's program with education information on various composers. Orchestra seats are available for $20. Mezzanine and lawn seating are free. Doors open at 7 p.m. The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavillion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.thewoodlandscenter.org 

Celebr8 Hot Dogs with 8th Wonder Brewery
Good Dog Houston in Montrose hosts an event celebrating National Hot Dog month with food, live music and giveaways. The eatery has collaborated with Houston's 8th Wonder Brewery to create a Texas bratwurst for the event. For $8, guests receive a pint glass and beer and a mini Dome Dog. Noon-6 p.m. Good Dog Houston-Montrose, 1312 W. Alabama St., Houston. www.gooddoghouston.com 

Picnic for Pets
The Houston Humane Society hosts the grand opening of a new pavilion with a family-friendly picnic fundraiser featuring food, live music, games, vendors and a silent auction. Fees will be waived on all adoptions of Houston Humane Society pets during the event. All proceeds go to the Houston Humane Society. Free (admission). Noon-5 p.m. 3330 S. Sam Houston Pkwy. W., Houston. www.houstonhumane.org

Sunday, July 9


Disney's 'The Lion King'
The Tony Award-winning musical returns for a tour in Houston. Featuring songs from Elton John and Tim Rice, the Broadway musical tells the classic Disney story with puppetry, songs and choreography. Ticket prices begin at $65 each. The Houston tour runs through July 23. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Hobby Center, 800 Bagby St., Houston. 713-315-2400. www.thehobbycenter.org
By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.