Kid-friendly activities, farmers market and adoption fair: 6 things to do in Conroe and Montgomery this weekend, Sept. 8-10

There are a handful of events to consider if you are looking for something to do in Conroe and Montgomery this weekend. Here is what you can do this weekend, Sept. 8-10:

1. KidFish event returns to Carl Barton Jr., Park
Sept. 9
Conroe Parks and Recreation Department hosts the 18th annual KidFish fishing derby on Saturday. The family-friendly event is open to ages 16 and younger, and limited fishing poles and bait are available for participants. Donations benefit the KidFish program, a nonprofit outreach program that focuses on educating and providing fishing experience for children and families. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Carl Barton, Jr. Park, 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-522-3900. www.cityfconroe.org

2. Kids Day at the Park
Sept. 9
After the annual KidFish event, families can participate in Kids Day at the Park , sponsored by the Conroe Noon Kiwani Club and held at Carl Barton Jr. Park. The event offers games, concessions, a petting zoo and a rock wall. The Conroe Police and Fire Department will bring their emergency vehicles on site for visitors to learn more about. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. Carl Barton, Jr. Park, 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-760-2330. www.cityofconroe.org

3. Second annual Bombshell Car Exhibit
Sept. 9
Southern Star Brewing Company hosts its second annual Bombshell Car Exhibit, benefitting Camp Hope and the PTSD Foundation for America. The event features cars, a silent auction, cuisine from local food trucks, Southern Star beer and games. Live music is provided by the Michael Player Band, The Prettybads and Hill County Revival. Noon-6 p.m. Free (admission). Southern Star Brewing Co., 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. www.southernstarbrewing.com

4. Legal Advice Clinic for U.S. Veterans
Sept. 9
The Montgomery County Bar Association, The Woodlands Bar Association and the Houston Bar Foundation’s Veterans Legal Initiative offers free legal advice to veterans on Saturday. Veterans can receive one-on-one legal advice pertaining to various subjects, including veterans benefits, wills and probate, property law and disability. The clinic is also available to spouses of deceased veterans. 9 a.m.-noon. Free. Conroe VA Outpatient Center, 690 S. Loop 336 W., Conroe. 713-759-1133. www.hba.org.

5. Farmers & Artisans Market
Sept. 10
Every second and fourth Sunday of the month, Southern Star Brewing Company hosts the Southern Star Farmers & Artisans Market and Adoption Fair, where guests can purchase a drink while browsing locally grown produce and handcrafted items. Proceeds from the market benefit the featured dog adoption fair, which is the Houston Homeless Pet Project this Sunday. Noon-4 p.m. (market), noon-6 p.m. (taproom). Free (admission). Southern Star Brewing Co., 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. www.southernstarbrewing.com

6. LIVE MUSIC AND THEATRE

The Corner Pub
302 N. Main St., Conroe
936-788-2390
www.thecornerpubinconroe.com

Sept. 8 | DeAnna Wendolyn | 9 p.m.
Sept. 9 | Willow James | 9 p.m.

The Red Brick Tavern
119 Simonton St., Conroe
936-539-2000
www.theredbricktavern.com

Sept. 8 | Johnny Riley | 9 p.m.
Sept. 9 | Summer Ashly with Heather Rayleen | 9 p.m.
Sept. 10 | Jim Sloan Trio | 11:30 a.m.

Owen Theatre
225 Metcalf St., Conroe
936-539-4090
www.owentheatre.com

Sept. 8-9 | Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” | 8 p.m.
Sept. 10 | Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” | 2 p.m.
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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