Caregivers who are looking for a destination for a fun outing for their elderly clients in Spring, Texas should consider Old Town Spring. It is a charming turn-of-the-century town dedicated to preserving the history of modern day Spring, Texas. Old Town Spring is a historic district, shopping district, and entertainment district all wrapped into one.
There are over 150 shops located in Old Town Spring, most of which are housed in Victorian buildings located near the rail line of the original settlement. Some of the merchandise sold by the shops includes antiques, clothing, furniture, collectibles, and crafts. Aside from these retail shops, there are also other varieties of businesses in Old Town Spring, such as specialty shops, salons, art galleries, and museums. Two of the most significant museums in Old Town Spring are the Spring Historical Museum and the Civil War Museum. Of course, after working up an appetite from all the perusing, strolling, and shopping – there are several eateries and restaurants located in Old Town Spring where care providers and seniors can enjoy a nice lunch.
Some of the shops in Old Town Spring host events throughout the year. Some of them are annual occurrences, while others happen monthly. Additionally, there are a few shops in Old Town Spring that stand out from the rest, due to the unique products and services they offer.
Here are some of the shop events and unique venues in Old Town Spring.
- Mason’s On Main Street – Monthly Art Walk
- Baskets ‘N The Works – Basket weaving classes
- The Doll Hospital – Repairs broken baby dolls
- The Brookwood Community – plants, pottery, and home décor items handcrafted or grown by disabled adults
While some of the shops in Old Town Spring do set their own hours of operation, the majority of them stick to the same schedule, which is Tuesday through Saturday from 10am until 5pm and Sundays from noon until 5pm. For more information about Old Town Spring, such as a schedule of coming events or maps to area attractions, care providers can log on to the Old Town Spring website located HERE . When planning a trip to Old Town Spring, caregivers should be advised that not all of the shops will be handicapped accessible due to the age of the buildings.