10 things to do in Conroe and Montgomery Oct. 23-Nov. 22

Your ultimate local guide for events, business openings, meetings and more in the months of October and November.

Sample Texas-based wine, beer and food
Oct. 24

The Rotary Club of Conroe hosts the annual Spirits of Texas fundraiser, featuring Texas-based wine, beer and food samples. A portion of ticket sale revenue benefits Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign, which focuses on eradicating polio across the world.
6-9 p.m. $25. North Montgomery County Community Center, 600 Gerald St., Willis. www.facebook.com/spiritsoftexas/ 

Pool pumpkin bobbing
Oct. 27

The Conroe Aquatic Center offers pumpkin bobbing for children ages 4-12. Guests can jump in the pool, grab their pumpkin and decorate it at the on-site decorating station. 6-8 p.m. $10. Conroe Aquatic Center, 1205 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe. 936-522-3930. www.cityofconroe.org

CASA Superhero Run benefits child advocates
Oct. 28
The eighth annual fundraiser is hosted by CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County, which is a court-appointed nonprofit organization that advocates for abused and neglected children. The Superhero Run offers a 10K, 5K and 1K fun run, and invites participants to dress in their favorite superhero garb. The organization has partnered with The Woodlands Christian Academy and the Texas A&M Forest Service for the event. 8 a.m. $35 (5K), $45 (10K), $25 (1K).
The Woodlands Christian Academy,
5800 Academy Way, The Woodlands. 361-946-1821. www.casaspeaks4kids.com/newsandevents/superherorun/

Tee off at Halloween on the Green
Oct. 30

The Greater Houston Builder’s Association hosts its seventh annual Montgomery County division golf tournament. Participants are encouraged to dress up in costumes for the event. Sponsorship opportunities are available. $500 (four-person team), $150 (members). 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Walden Golf Club, 13101 Walden Road, Montgomery. 281-664-1428. www.ghba.org/calendar

Give thanks by giving back
Nov. 6-16

The city of Conroe Parks and Recreation Department hosts Give Thanks Week, a fundraiser benefiting the Montgomery County Women’s Shelter. Two non-perishable food items gain admission to the Conroe Aquatic Center, which includes access to lap swimming, recreational swimming or a water exercise class. Conroe Aquatic Center, 1205 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe.

Get creative at a holiday sign workshop
Nov. 5

Conroe Coffee has partnered with The Rustic Peach Shop, a shop that creates custom wood signs, to host a do-it-yourself holiday sign paint party. Participants choose the design when registering, then paint their own wooden signs for the holiday season while enjoying snacks and coffee. Reservations are recommended, but limited walk-ins are accepted. 4-7 p.m. $40-$65. Conroe Coffee, 206 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-266-7632. www.conroecoffee.com

Country’s Mickey Gilley comes to Crighton Theatre
Nov. 18

Country music legend and “Original Urban Cowboy” Mickey Gilley performs with Grand Ole Opry singer and “The Voice” participant Mary Sarah at the historic Crighton Theatre in downtown Conroe. Gilley is set to  perform some of his greatest hits, including “That’s All That Matters,” “You Don’t Know Me” and “Room Full of Roses.” Limited seating is available. $54-$59. 7 p.m. The Crighton Theatre, 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-441-7469. www.crightontheatre.org

Sign up for the Turkey Trot 5K Run
Nov. 18

Conroe’s Parks and Recreation Department hosts the 13th annual Turkey Trot 5K. Registration fee for the family-friendly race includes a Turkey Trot 5K T-shirt. 8 a.m. (check-in), 9 a.m. (start). $20 (pre-registration), $25 (day-of). Carl Barton Jr. Park,
2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe.
936-522-3900. www.cityofconroe.org

Live theater

The Crighton Theatre
234 N. Main St., Conroe

Oct. 20-Nov. 5 | “Young Frankenstein” | hours vary

Owen Theatre
225 Metcalf St., Conroe

Oct. 20-Nov. 4  |Dial M for Murder" | hours vary

Live music

The Corner Pub
302 N. Main St., Conroe

Oct. 26 | Josh Pitt | 9 p.m.

Oct. 27 | Shane Walker, Gabe Wooten and James Steinie | 9 p.m.

Oct. 28 | Field of Bronze Halloween Show | 9 p.m.

Nov. 4  | Little Outfit | 9 p.m.

Nov. 11 | Desdimona | 9 p.m.

The Red Brick Tavern
119 Simonton St., Conroe

Oct. 26 | Buck Yeager with Eric Schmitt | 8 p.m.

Oct. 27 | Myles Smith | 9:30 p.m.

Oct. 28 | Rodney Hayden | 9 p.m.

Oct. 29 | Jim Sloan Trio | 11:30 a.m.

Oct. 30 | Fred McIntosh with Charles Phil Peters IV | 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 2 |Buck Yeager with Rachel Price | 8 p.m.

Nov. 3 | Sarah Peacock | 9 p.m.

Nov. 4 | Slim Bawb and the Fabulous Stumpgrinders with Jocelyn Hicks | 9 p.m.

Nov. 5 | Jim Sloan Trio |11:30 a.m.

Nov. 6 | Fred McIntosh with Charles Phil Peters IV | 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 9Buck Yeager with Bethany Becker | 8 p.m.

Nov. 10 | Pete Schlegel | 9 p.m.

Nov. 13 | Fred McIntosh with Charles Phil Peters IV | 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 16 | Buck Yeager with Buddy Lee | 8 p.m.

Nov. 17 | Austin Layne Music | 9 p.m.

Nov. 19 | Keith Rea | 11:30 a.m.

By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.