8 things to do in Conroe and Montgomery Sept. 21-Oct. 23

Pour a glass or two

Sept. 21

Montgomery’s Wine and Music Fest will be pouring more than 40 Texas wines in front of three stages, all slated with music all day. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. $25 (pre-sale), $30 (at the gate). Montgomery Community Center, FM 149 at College St. 936-597-5004. www.montgomerywinefest.com

Eat grub and golf

Oct. 3-4

Lobsterfest is returning this year with a dinner and auction Oct. 3 and golf tournaments Oct. 4. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. at the Lone Star Convention Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe, and the golf tournaments are scheduled to tee off at 7:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at the Bentwater Country Club. 800 Bentwater Drive, Montgomery. $90 (dinner),
$800 (golf for four). 936-538-7111. www.conroe.org

Visit a Christmas market

Oct. 4-5

Deck the Halls Fall and Christmas Market is bringing more than 60 booths of indoor vendors and food trucks offering unique gifts. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Fri.), 9 a.m.-2 p.m. (Sat.). Free (entry). First Baptist Church, 600 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-756-6601. www.fbcconroe.org

Register to vote

Oct. 7

This is the last day to register to vote in Montgomery County. Fill out new voter registration forms at https://www.elections.mctx.org or call 936-539-7843.

Support safety from human trafficking

Oct. 10

The Montgomery County Coalition Against Human Trafficking is hosting a panel to fight human trafficking countywide. The panel of experts and local nonprofits plan to have booths at the event, which is open to the entire community. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Free. The Woodlands United Methodist Church, 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands.
281-297-5900. www.thewoodlandsumc.org

Celebrate Cajun Catfish

Oct. 11-13

The Friends of Conroe nonprofit is hosting the 30th annual Conroe Cajun Catfish Festival, offering a food court, kids zone, arts and crafts, fine art village and carnival. 6 p.m.- midnight (Fri.), 11 a.m.-midnight (Sat.), noon-6 p.m. (Sun.). $15 (one-day general admission at the gate), free (children 12 and under). 101 S. Main St., Conroe. 936-539-6009. www.friendsofconroe.com

Trick-or-treat with a movie in the park

Oct. 19

Conroe Parks and Recreation is hosting its 10th annual Trick-or-Treat Trail, featuring a screening of “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” 3-6 p.m. (trail),
7:15 p.m. (movie). Free (admission). Carl Barton Jr. Park, 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-522-3911. www.cityofconroe.org

Christmas shop at April Sound

Oct. 23

The April Sound Ladies’ Association is hosting its annual Christmas Craft Show themed “Hard Candy Christmas,” showcasing homemade food and crafts along with boutique items and furniture for sale to the community. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Free (entry). April Sound subdivision, 1000 April Sound Blvd., Montgomery. 936-588-1101. www.aprilsound.com


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