Dec. 11: Join a singalong

The Montgomery County Choral Society will host a singalong for Handel’s “Messiah” at First Methodist Conroe. 7 p.m. $15 (senior, student admission), $20 (general admission).

Dec. 11: Celebrate Christmas in downtown Conroe

Residents can enjoy Conroe’s Toby Powell Christmas Celebration, including photos with Santa, shopping booths, inflatables, camel rides and a parade. Concessions and some activities will be available at an additional cost. The parade begins at 1 p.m. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free (admission, most activities). Heritage Place, 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-522-3900.

Dec. 11: Dive into snowy fun at Woodforest

The Church at Woodforest is hosting Flurry of Fun, a winter-themed festival. Guests can play in mountains of snow and visit Santa’s workshop for holiday crafts. 2-5 p.m. Free. 700 Fish Creek Thoroughfare. 936-447-2800.

Dec. 11: Watch the Lake Conroe Boat Parade

The Lake Conroe Boat Parade, hosted by Lake Conroe Live, will take place Dec. 11. Decorated boats will follow a route around the lake, and guests can watch from the shores or at venues such as Fajita Jacks or Waterpoint Shopping Center. 5-8 p.m. Free. 936-900-5453. the parade route can be found at

Dec. 12: Jam out to some holiday tunes from local talent

202 Main in Conroe is hosting the second annual Holiday Songwriter’s Brunch. Local musicians such as Shellee Coley, Mason Lankford, Adam McFarland and Supper Party will perform original and holiday tunes, and Vernele’s Gourmet Bakery will provide brunch. Event begins 11:30 a.m. $25-$49. 202 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-788-3177.