Get dirty at a mud run, attend a blues performance: 10 things to do in the Lake Houston area in June 2019

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Updated June 5: The post has been updated from its print version to reflect a change in date for the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the State luncheon.


 

June 5
Learn about animals in space

Children up to 12 years old can attend the “Animals in Space!” event at the R.B. Tullis Branch Library. Presented by the Crocodile Encounter, the show teaches attendees facts about reptiles who have been to space. 2-3 p.m., 3-4 p.m. Free. R. B. Tullis Library-Montgomery County Memorial Library System, 21569 Hwy. 59, New Caney. 281-577-8968. www.countylibrary.org/tullis.htm

June 9
Visit a farmers market

The Groves community hosts the bimonthly farmers market, featuring more than 30 local vendors selling organic produce, locally sourced cuisine, handcrafted items, and craft beer and wine. The event takes place every second Sunday of the month. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (entry). The Grover Lifestyle Center, 17317 Cathedral Pines Drive, Humble. 832-777-0400. www.lifeatthegroves.com

June 14-15 
Get active at roller derby

Roller derby comes to the New Caney area with a two-day skating event hosted by Steel Wheels Club and Coast Skate Club. The first day features a roller disco night, while the second day includes open-skate times and junior roller games for ages 6 to 17 years old. A coed roller derby game between derby teams the Loggers and the Renegades concludes the event. 9 a.m. Bull Sallas Park, 21679 McCleskey Road, New Caney. www.rollerderbyinternational.org 

June 14
See a live blues Performance

Louisiana blues musician Kenny Neal performs at the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center in Humble. Neal has won two Blues Music Awards, and his 2016 album “Bloodline” was nominated for a Grammy for Best Contemporary Blues Album. 7 p.m. $15. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-446-4140. www.humblepac.com

June 14
Listen to live music on Main Street

Music on Main, a monthly music event that kicked off in March and runs through December, features performances by local bands. 7-9 p.m. Free. Uptown Park, 308 Main St., Humble. 281-446-2128. www.facebook.com/livemusiconmain

June 22
Get dirty at a mud run

The Mud Dawg-NCC Mud Run features a 5K, 3K or 1K obstacle course mud race benefiting the ministry of New Covenant Church. The 1K is for children 12 and younger. 8 a.m. (competitive 5K), 9 a.m. (open 5K), 10:30 a.m. (3K), 11:30 a.m. (kids 1K). $25-$50. New Covenant Church, 901 Wilson Road, Humble. 281-312-0139. www.muddawg.org

June 23
Shop handcrafted items at Town Center Park

Texas Trade Days hosts a monthly event where attendees can shop from a selection of local vendors selling handcrafted items. 2-6 p.m. Free. 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. 936-463-8049. www.texastradedays.com

June 27
Get updates on statewide legislation

The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce hosts the State of the State luncheon where Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, will discuss legislative updates. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. $30 (members), $40 (nonmembers). Walden Country Club, 181010 Walden Forest Drive, Humble. 281-446-2128. www.lakehouston.org

June 29
Learn how to start a community garden

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service invites the adult gardening community to learn about the benefits of building a community garden. The event is part of Texas A&M’s Better Living for Texans program. 10:30 a.m. Free. R.B. Tullis Library-Montgomery County Memorial Library System, 21569 Hwy. 59, New Caney. 281-577-8968. www.countylibrary.org/tullis.htm

Live music

Back Pew Brewing
26452 Sorters McClellan Road, Porter
281-608-7526
www.backpewbrewing.com

June
8 Porter House Blues Band, 2 p.m.
15 Black Cat Ridge, 2 p.m.
22 The Crashers, 2 p.m.

Green Oaks Tavern
211 E. Main St., Humble
281-570-4344
www.greenoakstavern.com

June
5 Paul Ramirez, 7 p.m.
7 Evelyn Rubio Band, 9 p.m.
8 Keeshea Pratt, 9 p.m.
12 Guy Schwartz & The New Jack Hippies, 7 p.m.
14 Eric Demmer Band, 8 p.m.
15 Sparky Parker Band, 9 p.m.
21 John Clifton Band, 9 p.m.
22 Paul Ramirez Band, 9 p.m.
23 Rich DelGrosso and Grant Dermody, 6 p.m.
28 Big Al & the Heavyweights, 9 p.m.
29 Mark May Band, 9 p.m.
30 Rae Gordon with Barry Seelen and James Wilhite, 6 p.m.

Zachary’s Cajun Cafe
716 Kingwood Drive, Kingwood
281-359-2256
www.zacharyscajuncafe.com

June

7 Andy Rodriquez, 7 p.m.
8 Wildwood Flour, 7 p.m.
14 Big Blue Thumb, 7 p.m.
15 Cordy Ramer, 7 p.m.
21 Foster and Dan, 7 p.m.
22 Susanne Estaville, 7 p.m.
28 Side By Side, 7 p.m.
29 Mark Hollister, 7 p.m.

Correction: The phone number for the Kenny Neal performance was incorrect.

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Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.
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