Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in February and March.
Peruse award-worthy art
The top 75 of more than 400 submissions from 31 states to Conroe Art League’s national invitational will be exhibited starting Feb. 27. Free. The Gallery at the Madeley Building, 127 Simonton St., Conroe. 936-756-9572.
Lone Star First Saturday
Visit the monthly farmers market in Montgomery featuring handmade and homegrown goods and concessions from local vendors. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Free (entry), $20 (vendor booths). Montgomery Historic District, 14420 Liberty St., Montgomery. 936-597-5004.
Compete on Lake Conroe in a fishing tournament
The Lake Conroe Big Bass Classic fishing tournament invites all anglers to catch the biggest bass. $110 (one day), $160 (two days), $240 (three days). Papa’s on the Lake, 14632 Hwy. 105, Montgomery. 877-958-8687. www.bigbasstour.com
Fundraise at a musical barbecue dinner, auction
The fundraiser event benefitting the Young Texas Artists Music Competition includes dinner, live music, an auction and an afterparty. 5-11:30 p.m. $28 (concert), $150 (concert, barbecue and party).
The Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main St.,
Conroe. 936-441-7469. www.ytamc.com
See a spooky symposium
The inaugural Bayou City Paranormal Symposium features guest speakers, vendors and an Ouija board museum.
9 a.m.-10:30 p.m. (Sat.), 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (Sun.). $60 (Sat.), $40 (Sun.), $90 (both days). Lone Star Convention and Expo Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe.
The Corner Pub
302 N. Main St., Conroe
February 23: Elmont, 9 p.m.
The Red Brick Tavern
119 Simonton St., Conroe
February 24: Palomino Moon, 5 p.m.
February 26: Southern Disposition, 6 p.m.
February 27: Citrus Duo, 7 p.m.
The Crighton Theatre
234 N. Main St., Conroe
February 22-23: “42nd Street,” 8 p.m.
February 24: “42nd Street,” 2 p.m.
The Owen Theatre
225 Metcalf St., Conroe
March 8-24: “Godspell,” times vary