Things to do in Conroe, Montgomery on Feb. 22-March 3

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will host the 55th annual Go Texan Parade in downtown Conroe. (Courtesy Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo)
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will host the 55th annual Go Texan Parade in downtown Conroe. (Courtesy Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo)

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will host the 55th annual Go Texan Parade in downtown Conroe. (Courtesy Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo)

Check out some local events and happenings in February and March.

Feb. 22

Go to a Texan Parade

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will host the 55th annual Go Texan Parade in downtown Conroe. The parade begins at the intersection of North Frazier Street and Metcalf Street. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 832-817-2321. www.rodeohouston.com

Feb. 29 and March 1


Go to a home and garden show

Find ways to transform a home at the Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Feb. 29), 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. (March 1). $10 (adults), $9 (seniors), free (children under 12). 9055 Airport Road, Conroe. 832-274-3944. www.montgomerycountyhomeandgarden.com

March 3

Rock the vote

Montgomery County elections will open polling locations throughout the county from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. for primary voting. Early voting begins Feb. 18 and runs until Feb. 28. For information on how to register and polling locations, go to https://elections.mctx.org.

March 5

Get an update on the city

The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce will host a panel of city officials to update attendees on the city. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. $30 (in advance), $40 (at the door). First Baptist Church, 600 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-756-6644. www.conroe.org

March 12-21

Celebrate young artists

The Greater Conroe Arts Alliance will host its fourth annual Rising Stars and Legends of Texas, a 12-day art festival featuring poetry, music, theatre and visual art competitions. Events include a reading by 2019 Texas Poet Laureate Carrie Fountain and the Young Texas Artists Music Competition, where musicians compete for prizes. 936-539-8879. www.greaterconroeartsalliance.com
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