Things to do in Conroe & Montgomery this month, Feb. 24-March 17

Gala and auction benefits student awards show

Gala and auction benefits student awards show

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Hollywood Glitz & Glam at Woodforest Bonterra
Feb. 24

The Bonterra Clubhouse hosts a celebration for active individuals age 55 and older. The event features live music, a martini bar, hors d’oeuvres and a chocolate fountain. 5-8 p.m. Free. Bonterra Clubhouse, 300 Bonterra Blvd., Montgomery. 936-588-0094.

Gala and auction benefits student awards show
Feb. 24

Conroe Art League hosts the annual “12x12” Gala and Auction. During the gala, 12 pieces of art are auctioned live while other pieces are offered in a silent auction. The gala benefits the Student Awards Show, which awards cash prizes to Montgomery County seniors for artistic work. 5-8 p.m. Free. Conroe Art League Gallery, 127 Simonton St.,
Conroe. 713-249-2956.


Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo returns
Feb. 27-March 18

The rodeo returns to Houston’s NRG Stadium in February and March, bringing live concerts, rodeo events, a fun run, carnival rides, fair food and livestock shows. Times vary. $15 (adult grounds pass), $5 (age 3 to 12). NRG Park, NRG Parkway, Houston. 832-667-1000.

Special Angels Rodeo
March 11

The 4-H Special Angels Rodeo provides an environment for special needs children. The rodeo features adaptive bull riding, petting zoos and carnival games. 2-4:30 p.m. Free. Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 19755 Airport Parkway, Conroe. 936-788-8394.

Conroe arts festival returns
March 4-10

The Greater Conroe Arts Alliance hosts the seven-day Rising Stars and Legends of Texas event, filled with art, poetry, music and theater. Festivities include performances at Conroe theaters, poetry and live music. Times vary. Free. Downtown Conroe, 205 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-539-8879.

Vote in primary election
March 6

Montgomery County voters head to the polls March 6 for primary elections to narrow down Republican and Democratic candidates before the general election Nov. 7. Contested seats include Montgomery County judge, commissioners and treasurer, as well as state seats and governor.

School is out for local districts
March 12-16

There is no school for Conroe, Montgomery and Willis ISD students from March 12-16 in observance of spring break. School will resume on March 19 for the respective districts.

Draw chalk art in Conroe
March 17

The Chalk Up Conroe event invites residents to participate in a sidewalk chalk art showcase. The event benefits The Rose Foundation, which provides breast health care for women. 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Free. Conroe Founder’s Plaza, 205 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-588-3316.

Live music
101 Metcalf St., Conroe

22 Frank Martin Gilligan, 8:30 p.m.
24 The Buffalo Ruckus, 9 p.m.

3 Austin Meade, 9 p.m.
10 The Lime Traders, 9 p.m.
16 Travis Linville, 3 p.m.

119 Simonton St., Conroe

22 Buck Yeager with Pat Waters, 8 p.m.
23 Kyle Hutton with Canary Gold, 9:30 p.m.
24 Mare Wakefield & Nomad, 9:30 p.m.
27 Nate Nelson Acoustic, 6:30 p.m.

2 Manzy Lowry, 9:30 p.m.
7 The CarLeans, 8 p.m.

302 N. Main St., Conroe

23 Sissy Brown, 9 p.m.

2 Ryan Davis, 9 p.m.
3 Texas Johnny Boy, 9 p.m.
9 TreynWrek, 9 p.m.
10 The New Offenders, 9 p.m.

Live Theater
234 N. Main St., Conroe

23-25 “Hello, Dolly!”, times vary

2 Next Best Thing to the King, 7:30 p.m.
3 A Night of One Act Plays, 7 p.m.
4 The Texas Tenors & The Conroe Symphony, 4 p.m.
10 Young Texas Artists Finalists’ Concert & Awards, 7:30 p.m.
16 Haggard and Jones, 7 p.m.

225 Metcalf St., Conroe

9-31 “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” times vary

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