Eat breakfast with Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale and 15 other things to do in Cy-Fair this month

See more than 100 classic cars in Towne Lake

See more than 100 classic cars in Towne Lake

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

Feb. 24: See more than 100 classic cars in Towne Lake

The Heritage at Towne Lake hosts its annual car show with muscle cars, trucks and classic cars. The event features food and music. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. The Heritage Lodge, 19201 N. Canyon Lake Springs, Cypress.

Feb. 20-March 2: Vote early in this year’s primary elections

Texas residents can vote early for candidates running in primary elections for state, local and national races. 

Feb. 22-24: Watch wrestlers compete for state titles

Varsity wrestlers compete for state titles at a three-day tournament hosted by the University Interscholastic League. Times vary.  $7 (student single day), $12 (adult single day), $20 (weekend pass). Berry Center, 8877 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress.

Feb. 23: Meet veterinarians from ‘The Vet Life’ at pet fair

The event offers vaccinations, spaying, neutering and checkups. Veterinarians from Cy-Fair Animal Hospital, featured on the Animal Planter show “The Vet Life,” participate. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Costs vary. Orchard Park at Willowbrook, 13350 Perry Road, Houston. 832-237-7000

Feb. 24: Celebrate with Cypress’ newest brewery

The Cypress area’s newest brewery, Wicked Boxer Brewing, hosts a grand opening party with barbecue from The Sauced Pig. 2 p.m. Free. Wicked Boxer Brewing, 16326 Mueschke Road, Ste. E-10, Cypress. 281-978-1866.

Feb. 24: Watch Texas country music artist Paulina Reese

MudHouse concerts presents Texas country music artist Paulina Reese in an event that also raises funds for breast cancer research. 6:30-10 p.m. $35. 9431 Rio Grande Drive, Houston. 281-330-8404.

Feb. 26: Hit the greens at the Karbach Classic

Join Karbach Brewing Co. for an afternoon of golf in an effort to raise funds for the National MS Society. Noon-5 p.m. $150 (individual), $500 (team of four). Sterling Country Club, 16500 Houston National Blvd., Houston.

Feb. 27-March 18: Check out the rodeo

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo kicks off Feb. 27, featuring games, rides, food, rodeo events and live music. Times vary. $15 (adult ground pass), $5 (children ground pass), concert and event tickets vary. 3 NRG Pkwy., Houston. 832-667-1080.

March 6: Cast a ballot in the primary election

Candidates in each party compete against each other in primary elections to see who will represent their parties in the general elections in November. Candidates representing the Cy-Fair area are up for election at the state, local and national levels.

March 7: See Mattress Mack at the CAM fundraising breakfast
Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale joins Cypress Assistance Ministries to talk about helping the local community. Funds raised help CAM open its new headquarters. 7:30-9 a.m. $100. 11507 Huffmeister Road, Houston. 281-815-0162.

March 10: Choral society presents ‘A Night on Broadway’

The concert features selections from “Les Miserables,” “Hairspray” and “Chicago.” 7:30 p.m. $25, $20 (seniors, students, veterans), $10 (children 5 and younger). The Foundry Church, 8350 Jones Road, Houston.

March 17: Go all in at the Rotary Foundation casino night

A casino night event raises funds for Cy-Fair area nonprofits. Admission includes $5,000 in chips, a barbecue dinner and two drinks. 7-11 p.m. $45. Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church, 11507 Huffmeister Road, Houston. 832-567-3872

March 17-18: Stop by the Traders Village Auto Swap Meet
The event features classic and antique cars as well as hundreds of dealers selling car parts and accessories. 8 a.m. $4 (parking). Traders Village, 7979 N. Eldridge Parkway, Houston. 281-890-5500.

March 19: Jersey Village City Council begins live broadcast of meetings

Starting with the March meeting of the Jersey Village City Council, city staff begin broadcasting meetings live on the city’s website. 7 p.m. 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village. 713-466-2100.

Attend a Lone Star College Business Success Seminar

All seminars take place in the Lone Star College-CyFair library from 8-9:15 a.m.

Lone Star College-CyFair library
9191 Barker Cypress Road, Cypress

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See a live play at a local theater
Playhouse 1960
6814 Gant Road, Houston

“Having a Wonderful Time, Wish You Were Her”
Dates: March 2, 3, 9, 10, 16 and 17 (8 p.m.), March 18 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $18 (adult), $15 (students, seniors, military veterans and spouses)

Stageworks Theatre
10760 Grant Road, Houston

“Crimes of the Heart”
Dates: March 2, 3, 8, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24 (7:30 p.m.), March 4, 11, 18 and 25 (3 p.m.)
Cost: $19-$28

By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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