Music, antiques festivals: 6 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery areas this weekend, May 3-5

The Americana Music Festival begins this weekend in Conroe.

The Americana Music Festival begins this weekend in Conroe.

Stay in town for festivals this weekend in the Lake Conroe area.

1. Montgomery Antiques Festival
May 3-5

The 20th annual antiques festival in Historic Montgomery showcases vintage, repurposed and handmade items with food trucks on hand. On Saturday night, shopping is open until 7 p.m. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (entry). 14420 Liberty St., Montgomery. 281-541-3426. www.montgomeryantiquesfestival.com

2. Spring clean for charity
May 4

The Lone Star Cowboy Church is hosting a textile drive benefiting nonprofit Home of Hope Texas, accepting donations of fabric and leather. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 21627 Eva St., Montgomery. 936-597-5742. Learn more here.

3. Check out a car show
May 4

The Northside Mustang Car Club is hosting the 10th Annual All Ford Show at Founder's Plaza, with awards for first and second place. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free (admission), $30 (car show entry). 205 Metcalf St., Conroe. 678-296-6546. Learn more here.

4. Support crime stoppers
May 4

The Montgomery County Crime Stoppers presents Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin brothers at the Crighton Theatre in Conroe at 8 p.m. There are also plans for law-enforcement demonstrations from 5-8 p.m. $49. 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-441-7469. www.crightontheatre.org

5. Support Conroe High Golden Girls
May 4

The Golden Girls are hosting their annual Spring Show with performances by the 2018-19 Golden Girls, an alumni team, the incoming 2019-20 team and others. 7 p.m. $8. Conroe High School, 3200 W. Davis St., Conroe. 936-709-5715.
Get tickets here.

6. Rock out at a music fest
May 5-7

The second annual grassroots Conroe Americana Music Festival features bluegrass, folk, country, blues and Americana music. It benefits the Conroe Downtown Area Association. 6 p.m.-midnight (Fri.), noon-midnight (Sat.), 11 a.m.-6 p.m. (Sun.). $75 for three days. 302 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-203-2301. www.conroeamericanamusicfestival.com
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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