Forest therapy, flower picking and sales: 5 things to do in the Lake Conroe area this weekend, June 7-9

From reliving the past at the roller rink to getting drinks and food, there’s plenty to do this weekend in the Lake Conroe area.

Here are five things to do this weekend, June 7-9.

1. Go to a resort sale
June 6-9

The former La Torretta Lake Resort & Spa is having an everything-must-go liquidation tag sale. Items include the contents of the 307 guest and presidential suites, linens, carpets, 42-inch flat screen TVs and more. All items will be priced by the piece and will be sold on a first come, first served basis. The sale, hosted by International Content Liquidations, will continue through the week until all items are sold. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Monday-Saturday), Noon-5 p.m. (Sunday). Free (entry). 600 La Torretta Boulevard, Montgomery. 936-444-6847.
www.latorrettalakeresort.com

2. Go to forest therapy
June 8

Spend a day among the trees as a part of the Texas A&M Forest Service’s forest therapy, a practice of spending time in the wilderness for the purpose of wellness. 8:20 a.m. Free, but participants must register online. Jones State Forest Education Classroom, 1328 FM 1488, Conroe. 936-273-2261. www.eventbrite.com

3. Grab some drinks
June 8

Conroe's B-52 Brewery is celebrating its five year anniversary with a celebration, featuring more than 40 beers on tap, food trucks, pizza and snow cones. Picnic tables are provided, but guests are allowed to bring their own seating. Noon-7 p.m. Prices vary. B-52 Brewery, 12470 Milroy Lane, Conroe. www.b52brewing.com

4. Pick some flowers
June 8

Curated Blooms Flower Farm will host a “field-to-vase” workshop, where participants can handpick their own flowers and learn how to arrange their own vase. Lights snacks and beverages will be available. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $95. Ellinwood Road, New Waverly. info@curatedblooms.com. www.curatedblooms.com

5. Hit the roller rink
June 9

Relive the 80s at the Rainbow Roller Rink with Conroe Cutthroats, a local all-female roller derby team. Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door. There is also a $2 shoe rental. 6-9 p.m. 1695 N. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-539-6646. www.rainbowrollerrinkconroe.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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