Godspell, Barrel Fest, daylight savings: 5 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery areas this weekend, March 8-10


1. Godspell
March 8-24

The Players Theatre Company presents “Godspell” live at the Owen Theatre, a popular musical of parables based largely on the Gospel of Matthew interspersed with a variety of modern music set primarily to lyrics from traditional hymns that opened on Broadway in 1971. 8-10 p.m. $24. 225 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-539-4090. owentheatre.com/event/godspell

2. Showcase or shop
March 8-9

Browse local boutiques or set up your own shop at the Montgomery Marketplace craft fair. Free (entry), $40 (vendors). 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 936-587-0517. 13736 FM 2854, Conroe. Learn more here.

3. Go to a spooky symposium
March 9-10

The Bayou City Paranormal Symposium hosts an event with vendors, a museum and 10 hours of presentations on subjects such as cryptozoology, haunted objects and paranormal research. $30-70. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 281-978-4480. Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Rd., Conroe. www.badwolfevents.com

4. Check out the Barrel Fest
March 9

B-52 Brewing is hosting its third annual Barrel Fest, offering access to its most limited selection of beers. This year features more than 60 locally-made, barrel-aged beers. $15 (entry), $45 (all-access). Noon-7 p.m. 936-447-4677. 12470 Milroy Ln., Conroe. Get tickets.

5. Reset your clocks
March 10

Remember to set manual and kitchen appliance clocks back for daylight savings time this Sunday. The practice is currently a item of debate for Texas lawmakers. 2 a.m.

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Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.
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