Band touring America to break Guinness World Record stops in Lake Conroe: 7 things to do in Conroe and Montgomery this weekend, May 18-20

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Here are seven things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery area this weekend, May 18-20:

1. Attend an auto parts swap meet
May 18-20

Hot Rods of Texas, an automotive swap meet in the Houston area, comes to the Montgomery County Fairgrounds this weekend for an auto, truck or motorcycle part swap meet. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (Friday), 7 a.m.-4 p.m. (Saturday-Sunday). Free (admission). Montgomry County Fairgrounds, 9333 Airport Road, Conroe. 337-249-7667. www.hotrodsoftexas.com/conroes.shtml

2. Watch movies in the park
May 18

The annual Movies in the Park film series kicks continues in May with a screening of “Beauty and the Beast.” 8:15 p.m. Free. Heritage Place, 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-522-3906. www.cityofconroe.org

3. Craft beer, live music at Southern Star Brewery
May 19

Nonprofit company Transient Mic hosts the Brewin’ Up Somethin’ Good concert and fundraiser at Southern Star Brewing Company on Saturday. The family-friendly event features craft beer, live music from local artists and a silent auction. 3-10 p.m. Free. Southern Star Brewing Company, 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.facebook.com/events/203281543784529/

4. Grand opening of locally-owned bike shop
May 19

Owner Gary Rogers hosts the grand opening of his bicycle shop, Race Ready Repair Custom Bicycle Shop, on Saturday. The grand opening features raffle prize drawings every hour and complementary beer. The shop, which operates within Conroe Coffee, sells Salsa, Surly, All-City and Orbea brand bikes, as well as offers repairs and custom builds. At this time, the services are by appointment only. 4 p.m. Free (admission). Inside Conroe Coffee, 206 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-443-3835. www.racereadyrepair.com

5. Las Vegas Band makes stop at Lake Conroe for Guinness World Record tour
May 20

The Black Donnelly’s Dublin, a band that regularly performs in Las Vegas, is coming to the Waterpoint Marina on Sunday as part of their quest to earn a Guinness World Record for playing 60 shows in 50 states in 40 days. Lake Conroe will be their only Texas show on the American tour. All proceeds from T-shirt and CD sales benefit the Crisis Assistance Center of Montgomery County. 2-4:30 p.m. Free. Waterpoint Premier Lakeside Venue, 15264 Hwy. 105 W., Ste. B, Montgomery. www.facebook.com/events/169445023752943

6. Listen to live music

The Corner Pub
302 N. Main St., Conroe
936-788-2390
www.thecornerpubinconroe.com

May 18 | Jesse Rasanen & The Midnight Peddlers | 9 p.m.
May 19 | John Dempsey | 9 p.m.

Pacific Yard House
101 Metcalf St., Conroe
936-703-5447
www.pacificyardhouse.com

May 18 | Ryan Wilcox and the Sunday Shakes | 9 p.m.
May 19 | Jonathan Terrell Band | 9 p.m.

The Red Brick Tavern
119 Simonton St., Conroe
936-539-2000
www.theredbricktavern.com

May 18 | Templeton Thompson with Southern Disposition | 9:30 p.m.
May 19 | RAE Acoustic with Kelly & Christian | 9:30 p.m.
May 20 | Jim Sloan Trio | 11:30 a.m.

7. Watch live theater

The Crighton Theatre
234 N. Main St., Conroe
936-441-7469
www.crightontheatre.org

May 18 | “James and the Giant Peach” | 7 p.m.
May 19 | “James and the Giant Peach” | 2 p.m., 7 p.m.
May 20 | “James and the Giant Peach” | 2 p.m.

Owen Theatre
225 Metcalf St., Conroe
936-539-4090
www.owentheatre.com

May 18-19 | “Kiss Me, Kate” | 8 p.m.
May 20 | “Kiss Me, Kate” | 2 p.m.

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Kelly Schafler
Kelly Schafler is a reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition of Community Impact, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she joined Community Impact as a full-time reporter in June 2017, Kelly wrote business and dining features for CI as a freelance journalist.
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