Art, wine and musicals: 5 virtual events to attend in the Lake Conroe area

Wine & Design offers various at-home and in-studio projects. (Courtesy Wine & Design)
Wine & Design offers various at-home and in-studio projects. (Courtesy Wine & Design)

Wine & Design offers various at-home and in-studio projects. (Courtesy Wine & Design)

As social distancing continues, many people are looking for ways to connect and stay active online. Here is a list of virtual activities for Conroe and Montgomery residents looking to keep themselves busy.



Create art at home



Various dates



Wine & Design is offering various art classes with several projects customers can work on at home. The studio is also open for personal events with one to two people at a time. 936-463-1902. www.wineanddesign.com/montgomery-tx



Go to a wine tasting



April 18



The Woodlands-based wine bar Cellar 24 will host a virtual wine tasting with Ken Wright Cellars from Oregan via Zoom. The tasting fee is $35 for the bar’s club members and $45 for nonmembers. This fee includes wine pours, cheese and charcuterie. 281-419-9966. www.cellar-24.com



Audition for a musical



April 19-20



Acting company Stage Right at the Crighton Theatre will host virtual auditions for its summer musical “Peter Pan.” The company has provided a guide for how to self-tape an audition. Rehearsals will be conducted virtually until Montgomery County’s shelter-in-place order is lifted. 936-441-7469. 936-709-7752. www.stage-right.org



Check in on the school board



April 21



The Conroe ISD board of trustees will host a regular meeting via Zoom. Members of the public may access the meeting at www.zoom.us/j/171579076 at 6 p.m. Requests for public comments may be submitted at the district’s website. www.conroeisd.net



Learn about Texas wildlife



April 22



The Nature Conservancy in Texas is partnering with Texas A&M Forest Service and the Houston Community Partnerships and Engagement Program to observe local plants and animals. The event is 40 minutes long and has two sessions at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. https://www.esc4.net/services/videoconferencing/vc4u-content-partners/usfw/virtually-wild

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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