Bigfoot, horses and live music: 5 things to do in the Lake Conroe area this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27

There are plenty of events in the Conroe and Montgomery areas for Memorial Day weekend.

There are plenty of events in the Conroe and Montgomery areas for Memorial Day weekend.

With school winding down, there are plenty of summertime activities to enjoy in the Lake Conroe area, from lakeside karaoke to a movie under the stars.

Here are five things to do this Memorial Day weekend, May 24-27.

1. Honor the military
May 24-27

The Edge Lakeside Restaurant & Bar will host a Memorial Day celebration by the lake with burgers, hot dogs and specialty cocktails. There will be live music Friday and karaoke Saturday. All veterans will receive a discount. 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Free (entry). 15659 Marina Drive, Montgomery. 936-703-5041. www.theedgerestaurantandbar.com

2. Hunt for Bigfoot
May 25

B-52 Brewing and Visit Conroe are hosting a crawfish boil followed by a hide-and-seek-style hunt for Bigfoot through B-52’s wooded biergarten. Noon-4 p.m. Free (entry). 12470 Milroy Lane, Conroe. 936-447-4677. www.b52brewing.com

3. Party with your pets
May 25

Local animal rescue service Operation Pets Alive is hosting a fajita cookoff featuring food trucks, live music, pet adoptions, a pet costume contest, artisan vendors and more. All furry friends are welcome as well. 1-7 p.m. Free (entry). Heritage Park, 500 Collins St., Conroe. 936-522-3842. www.operationpetsalive.org

4. Catch a movie
May 25

Historic Montgomery is continuing its Cinema Under the Stars series with a showing of “Back to the Future,” inviting the community to bring lawn chairs and enjoy a movie on the lawn of the Community Building. 8:15 p.m. Free. Community Building, FM 149 and College St., Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.montgomerytexas.gov

5. Hangout with horses
May 25

Take the kids outside to meet horses, play games and watch a movie at the Horse of Course Stables’ Kids Night Out Party. 5:30-8:30 p.m. $25, $20 for each additional child. 12436 Brooks Road, Conroe. 717-222-4379. www.horseofcoursestables.com
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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