UPDATED: The Big Show moves to Tomball and 12 more events to attend through mid-November in Conroe, Montgomery

The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission is hosting a 24-hour walking event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as veterans. (Courtesy Taylorized PR)
The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission is hosting a 24-hour walking event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as veterans. (Courtesy Taylorized PR)

The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission is hosting a 24-hour walking event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as veterans. (Courtesy Taylorized PR)

Editor's note: The Big Show in Montgomery, which Johnson Development previously stated had been canceled, is relocating to the Tomball Historic Depot Plaza from Woodforest on Oct. 23, as of publication Oct. 20. Read more here.

Oct. 16: Celebrate Oktoberfest

Southern Star Brewery’s celebration will include food from Saur Kraut and live music from the Homebrewed Brass Ensemble. There will also be a cornhole tournament to support the Montgomery County Choral Society. Noon-10 p.m. Free (admission). 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.southernstarbrewing.com

Oct. 23: Learn local history

The Montgomery County Historical Society will present the 2nd Annual Voices from the Past Historical Cemetery tour. The tour will include reenactments of famous figures from Texas and city history throughout three local cemeteries. Noon-4 p.m. $3 (age 15-18), $10 (adults), free (age 14 and younger). Montgomery Community Center, FM 149 & College Street, Montgomery. 936-597-4360. www.mhs-tx.org


Oct. 23: Celebrate Halloween

Halloween in the Park will feature inflatables, petting zoos, game booths and candy, and the activities will be followed by a movie night in the woods. 3-6 p.m. Free (admission). 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-522-3900. www.cityofconroe.org

Oct. 23: Go to a community-wide garage sale

The Conroe Senior Center will host a community-wide garage sale. Registration for booth spaces ends Oct. 18. Free (admission), $25-$40 (booth space). 1202 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe. 936-522-3960. www.cityofconroe.org

Oct. 26: Attend a concert

Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host composer Eric Genuis on the piano, accompanied by a violinist, cellist and vocalist. 7 p.m. Free; $15 offering encouraged. 109 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-756-8186. www.shconroe.org

Oct. 29: Go bobbing for pumpkins

The Conroe Aquatic Center will host the city’s Pumpkin Bobbing event. Children can decorate pumpkins, then splash in the pool to grab their favorite. 6-9 p.m. $10 (admission). 1205 Candy Cane Lane, Conroe. 936-522-3930. www.cityofconroe.org

Nov. 6: Flock to a bird expo

The Bird Events in Texas Bird Expo will welcome thousands of birds to the Lone Star Convention and Expo Center. Bird-related products, such as feed and cages, will also be available. Proceeds benefit the Magnolia Exotic Bird Sanctuary. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 (general admission), $4 (age 65 and older), free (under age 6). 9055 Airport Road, Conroe. 210-649-1828. www.thelonestar.org

Nov. 6: Honor first responders

The first Texas Legacy Flag Fest will honor first responders with a flag ceremony, live music, craft and blacksmith demonstrations, and a tour of Veterans Memorial Park in Conroe. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 104 I-45 N., Conroe. 936-736-3337. www.texasflagpark.com

Nov. 6: Enjoy a fall festival

B52 Brewing Co. and Texas Artisan Markets host a fall festival with more than 70 vendors, live music, food trucks, specialty artisan goods and beer. Noon-6 p.m. Free (admission). 12470 Milroy Lane, Conroe. www.b52brewing.com

Nov. 6-7: Enjoy area musicians

The Houston Music and Arts Festival features food, car and motorcycle shows, an antiques market, and artists such as Johnny Hayes and the Georgia Thunderbolts. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. (daily). $10-$15. 500 Collins St., Conroe. www.houstonartsfestival.com

Nov. 11: Commemorate Veteran’s Day

The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Commission is hosting a 24-hour walking event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, as well as veterans. A Veteran’s Day celebration will be held immediately after Nov. 11. Attendees can sign up for walking slots online. 11 a.m. Nov. 10-11 a.m. Nov. 11. Free. 1 Freedom Blvd., Conroe. 936-521-3668. www.honoredmission.org

Nov. 13: Get a dental cleaning

Montgomery Comprehensive Dental Center is offering free dentistry cleaning and consultations as part of the 10th annual Dentistry for Veterans event. Patients must have an appointment and proof of military service to receive the free service. 951 Lone Star Parkway, Montgomery. 936-585-4353 or 936-539-3636 for appointments. www.drtimgardner.com
By Jishnu Nair

Reporter, North Houston Metro

Jishnu joined Community Impact Newspaper as a metro reporter in July 2021. Previously, he worked as a digital producer for a television station in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and studied at Syracuse University's Newhouse School. Originally from New Jersey, Jishnu covers the North Houston metro area, including Tomball, Magnolia, Conroe and Montgomery, as well as the Woodlands and Lake Houston areas.



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