Spirit and Sparkle Hayride in Woodforest, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, comedy showcase: 4 things to know in Conroe and Montgomery this week, Dec. 6-8

While there are not any city, county or school district meetings this week in Conroe and Montgomery, there are numerous community events residents can attend.

Here are events to know in Conroe and Montgomery Nov. 6-8:


1. Spirit and Sparkle Hayride
Dec. 6
The Spirit and Sparkle Hayride returns to the Woodforest community on Wednesday evening. The free hayride tour takes participants through neighborhoods decorated with a plethora of holiday lights. Community members can listen to music and participate in a petting zoo while waiting for a hayride. 6-8 p.m. Free. Jackson Park, 2829 Woodforest Parkway North, Montgomery. 936-447-2800. www.woodforesttx.com





2. Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day program at VFW
Dec. 6
The Montgomery County VFW Post 4709 hosts a program remembering Pearl Harbor on Dec. 6, a day before the nationally recognized day. In 1994, the U.S. Congress declared Dec. 7 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day in honor of the 2,403 U.S. citizens who died during the attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, according to the National Park Service. 6:30 p.m. Free. VFW Post 4709, 1303 W. Semands, Conroe. www.vfw4709.org





3. Southern Star Brewery’s inaugural comedy showcase
Dec. 6
Southern Star Brewing Company hosts its inaugural Stand-up Comedy Showcase on Wednesday evening with a collection of Houston-based comedians, featuring Andy Huggins, Nathaniel Amador, Colby Taylor, Spike Miller, Donny Eckhardt and Grady Pruitt. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $21.83. Southern Star Brewing Company, 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.facebook.com/events/121013371901578/





4. Issac Conroe First Thursday Market
Dec. 7
The monthly farmers market returns to Conroe for December, featuring live music, fresh produce, food trucks and handmade crafts. 4-8 p.m. Free. Founders Plaza, 205 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-828-6881. www.experiencedowntownconroe.com


By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.



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