County Fair, Lake Conroe economic summit, church garage sale: 7 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery area this weekend, March 29-31

The Montgomery County Fair and Rodeo returns to the fairgrounds this year.

The Montgomery County Fair and Rodeo returns to the fairgrounds this year.

FRIDAY


1. Attend the Lake Conroe Economic Summit
Three local chambers of commerce join to host the Lake Conroe Region Outlook. 8:45 a.m.-1 p.m. $125. La Torretta Lake Resort and Conference Center, 600 La Torretta Blvd., Montgomery. 936-597-5004. www.montgomeryareachamber.com

2. Check out the Montgomery County Fair
March 29-April 7
The Montgomery County Fair begins Friday, including a concert lineup, scholarship trail ride, golf tournament, carnival, contests, livestock shows and youth rodeo events. Gates open at 4 p.m. weekdays and 11 a.m. weekends. Prices vary by event. 9201 Airport Road, Conroe. 936-760-3631. www.mcfa.org

SATURDAY


3. Go to the fourth annual car show
This car show features a Bombshell Bettie Pinup contest and benefits the Camp Hope veterans organization. Noon-5 p.m. Free (entry), $30 (car registry). Southern Star Brewing Co., 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.southernstarbrewing.com

4. Rummage through a churchwide garage sale
All proceeds of this church rummage sale benefit Outreach Ministries: Community Food Pantry and Salvation Army Soup Kitchen, which serves more than 200 families every month. The sale offers household items, clothing, toys, books, and floral and craft goods. Free (entry). 8 a.m.-4 p.m. First Christian Church Conroe, 3500 W. Loop 336, Conroe. 936-756-3554. www.firstchristianchurchconroe.org

5. Run a 5K
The Conroe High School Alumni Association presents the third annual Tiger Spirit 5K Fun Run this Saturday. $10-$40 (depending on age). 6:30-9:30 a.m. Conroe High School Buddy Moorhead Stadium, 3200 W. Davis St., Conroe. 936-520-8688. Learn more here.

6. Join a Spring Fling
The Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Spring Fling at the Primrose School of Conroe Saturday with food, games and a silent auction. Proceeds benefit the YES to Youth Montgomery County Youth Services and Save the Children. 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Primrose School Conroe 1011 Longmire Road, Conroe. 936-756-8100. www.primroseconroe.com

7. Get festive in the park
Visit Conroe visitors bureau is hosting the Unite: Conroe family-friendly festival with games and activities for kids. Free. Noon-7 p.m. Heritage Park, 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 877-426-6763. Learn more here.
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