Walk for heart health, fundraise at a cook-off and visit the nutcracker market: 3 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery areas this weekend, Nov. 9-11

Montgomery County's heart walk is coming up this weekend.

Montgomery County's heart walk is coming up this weekend.

1. Fundraise at a cook-off
Nov. 9-10
Texans United for Freedom hosts the "Cooking 4 Courage" fundraiser benefitting reacclimation of military members, featuring free dinner for veterans, an auction, vendors, live music, fireworks and a kid zone. 2-10 p.m. $5 (entry), free (children ages 12 and younger). Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 9333 Airport Road, Conroe. 469-626-8833. www.tufffoundation.org

2. Montgomery County Heart Walk
Nov. 10
The American Heart Association is hosting the Montgomery County Heart Walk community celebration and 5K. Free. 8 a.m.-noon. 2505 Northshore Park, Lake Woodlands Drive, The Woodlands. 1-866-430-9255. Register here.

3. Montgomery County Nutcracker Market
Nov. 10
This upscale-inspired indoor market offers local vendors who sell unique handmade jewelry, art, antiques, gourmet foods and boutique clothing along with home, garden and holiday decor. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The Lone Star Convention & Expo Center, 9055 Airport Road, Conroe. Learn more here.
By 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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