Dog shows, holiday festivals: 5 things to do in Conroe, Montgomery on Dec. 3-5

With a dog show, a winter wonderland and a local take on a holiday classic, there is plenty to do in the Conroe-Montgomery area this weekend. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)
With a dog show, a winter wonderland and a local take on a holiday classic, there is plenty to do in the Conroe-Montgomery area this weekend. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)

With a dog show, a winter wonderland and a local take on a holiday classic, there is plenty to do in the Conroe-Montgomery area this weekend. (Jishnu Nair/Community Impact Newspaper)

Dec. 3-5: Watch dogs perform at the Conroe Holiday Classic

The Conroe Kennel Club is hosting the Conroe Holiday Classic at the Lone Star Convention Center. Dogs will perform in a variety of categories for awards. 7-9 p.m. all days. Free. 9333 Airport Road, Conroe. 713-806-8332.
www.conroekennelclub.com

Dec. 3-5: See a local performance of Elf at Crighton Theatre

Stage Right, the theater company in residence at Conroe’s Crighton Theatre, will be performing "Elf" throughout December with an opening performance Dec. 3. Shows will also be performed the weekend of Dec. 10 and Dec. 17. 8 p.m (Fri.-Sat.), 2 p.m. (Sun.). $17-$26. 234 N. Main St., Conroe. 936-441-7469.
www.stage-right.org

Dec. 4: Walk a winter wonderland at Lakeside Conroe



The Lakeside Conroe community will host its first Winter Wonderland on Dec. 4 in Montgomery. The event will feature holiday-themed events such as a petting zoo, a Santa appearance and a life-sized human snow globe as well as a petting zoo. 10 a.m.-noon. Free. 9910 Crescent Drive, Montgomery. 833-250-6241. www.lakesideconroe.com/

Dec. 4: See custom knives from across the state

The fourth annual Texas Custom Knife Show will be hosted at Southern Star Brewing in Conroe. Guests can see juggling contests, purchase hand-forged blades and meet contestants from the TV show “Forged in Fire.” Noon. $10. 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 832-482-7579. www.facebook.com/texascustomknifeshow/

Dec. 5: Go fishing at Carl Barton Jr. Park

The Texas Parks & Wildlife Department will deliver a shipment of rainbow trout for fishing to Carl Barton Jr. Park on Dec. 5. According to the Conroe Parks and Recreation Department, anglers are limited to fishing with two poles and five trout daily. There are no size limits. Park hours are daylight until dusk. Free. 2500 S. Loop 336 E. 936-522-3842. www.cityofconroe.org

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.