YES to YOUTH Gala, Fall Festival Fundraiser: 4 things to do in The Woodlands this weekend, Sept. 29-Oct. 1

Round out your weekend with these weekend events happening in The Woodlands:


Juice bar grand opening
Sept. 30
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Nekter Juice Bar hosts a grand opening at the new Woodlands location. The southern California-based juice bar will offer $1 off 16-ounce juices and smoothies, $2 off juices, smoothies and acai bowls, and free Nekter swag for the first 100 guests. Proceeds from the event will benefit Houston Habitat for Humanity’s Hurricane Harvey relief fund. Free. Nekter Juice Bar, 4747 Research Forest Drive, Ste. 185, The Woodlands. 281-466-2344. www.nekterjuicebar.com





Fall Festival
Sept. 30
3-7 p.m.
The 2nd annual Fall Festival Fundraiser to benefit The Refugee Project will continue to help refugee women and their families receive skills training and child care. The festival will include games, a pumpkin patch and photos opportunities with Disney characters. $7-$500. Town Green Park, 2099 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. www.therefugeeproject.net





Fundraising gala
Sept. 30
7 p.m.
Montgomery County Youth Services hosts its Caribbean Nights-themed YES to YOUTH Gala with the goal to raise money for youth, family and grief counseling, the BridgeWay Emergency Youth Shelter and all other services offered by MCYS. Ticket prices vary. The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 702-592-2266. www.yestoyouthgala.org





Outdoor concert
Oct. 1
5:30-7:30
Concert in the Park this weekend features Rush tribute band Subdivided. Free. Northshore Park, 2505 Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 281-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov


By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.