Turkey trot, outdoor shopping festivals: 5 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery area Nov. 19-21

With Conroe's Turkey Trot and the Big Top Shopping Festival, there is plenty to do from Nov. 19-21. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)
With Conroe's Turkey Trot and the Big Top Shopping Festival, there is plenty to do from Nov. 19-21. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)

With Conroe's Turkey Trot and the Big Top Shopping Festival, there is plenty to do from Nov. 19-21. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)

Nov. 19

Get into the Thanksgiving Spirit by reading at The Woodlands Children’s Museum


The Woodlands Children’s Museum is hosting its Storybook Theatre, which helps promote literacy for young children. The book for this edition of Storybook Theatre is “Thanks for Thanksgiving” by Julie Markes. 11 a.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and children older than 1 year old. 4775 W Panther Creek Dr., Ste. 280, The Woodlands. 281-465-0955. www.woodlandschildrensmuseum.org/visit

Worth The Drive: Get outdoorsy with Camp Day at Huntsville State Park

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department is hosting National Camp Day at Huntsville State Park. The program includes tips and tricks for improving the camping experience as well as a campfire demonstration. 2-8 p.m. Free admission. 565 Park Road 40 W., Huntsville. www.tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/huntsville/map



Nov. 20

Trot like a turkey at Carl Barton Jr. Park


The city of Conroe’s annual Turkey Trot 5K will be held at Carl Barton Jr. Park on Nov. 20. Check-in begins at 8 a.m and the run begins at 9 a.m. Tickets are $25. 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-522-3900. www.visitconroe.com/event/turkey-trot/364

Catch a wrestling show at Southern Star Brewery

Southern Star Brewery is hosting Mission Pro Wrestling’s show “Sea to Shining Sea.” The event will also feature food trucks Mr. Porco’s and Hannah B’s Treats. 7:30-10:00 p.m. $20 (general admission), $5 (children under age 12), $50 (VIP seating). 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.southernstarbrewing.com

Nov. 20-21

Explore the outdoor Big Top Market


The Big Top Market will be open at Heritage Place Park in Conroe Nov. 20-21. The outdoor market features booths selling a variety of products including furniture, food and holiday items. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free admission. 500 Metcalf St., Conroe. 936-900-1900. www.bigtop.show/




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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