Aug. 19-Sept. 5: Dine at local restaurants

Diners who eat at participating restaurants during Houston Restaurant Weeks can select from set menus with a portion of the proceeds going to the Houston Food Bank. Conroe-area locations include Saltgrass on I-45 and Black Walnut Cafe on Hawthorne Drive.

Aug. 27: Dress up for literacy

The nonprofit Children’s Books on Wheels is hosting its Dress White Linen Party. Live music from Houston jazz band Ray Parsee and the All-Stars will be featured at the event. 8:30-11:30 p.m. $60. 9845 Sleepy Hollow Drive, Conroe. 281-844-7596.

Aug. 27-28: Enjoy an outdoor living show in Conroe

The Lake Conroe Outdoor Living Show will take place at Margaritaville Lake Resort. Guests can explore a variety of furniture and gardening options for their homes. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free (teachers and first responders with ID), $5 (general public). 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery. 832-265-2001.

Sept. 1: Listen to a concert

The city of Conroe’s outdoor concert series wraps up in September with musician Mike and the Moonpies. Guests can bring chairs and blankets to the outdoor concert at Heritage Place. Food, soda and water can be brought in, but alcohol is not permitted. However, beer and wine will be sold at the event, and food trucks will be on-site. 7 p.m. Free. 500 Metcalf St., Conroe.

Sept. 2: Celebrate Labor Day on the lake

The Margaritaville Resort will host a country music lineup for Labor Day. Texas native Rick Trevino will headline the show with Heather Rayleen, Payton Howie and Jeff Canada also featured. 6:30-10 p.m. $10 (guests under age 17), $25 (general admission). 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery.

Sept. 10: Go fishing in Conroe

The city of Conroe hosts KidFish, a nonprofit outreach program providing a hands-on fishing experience for families. The event is for children age 16 and younger, and participants must register at the event; trophies will be awarded. Guests are welcome to bring their own fishing gear; limited fishing supplies will also be available for use. 9 a.m.-noon. Free (donations accepted). Carl Barton Jr. Park, 2500 S. Loop 336 E., Conroe. 936-522-3900.

Sept. 11: Observe 9/11

The Montgomery County Veterans Memorial Park will host a 9/11 observance event that will begin at the moment the first attack occurred at The World Trade Center in 2001. The event honors the first responders who died on 9/11. A first responder flag will be lowered at 8:30 a.m. at the entrance to the park, and Jimmie Edwards, chairperson of the Montgomery County Veterans Commission, will speak at 8:40 a.m. A moment of silence will follow at 8:59 a.m. 1776 Freedom Blvd., Conroe.

Sept. 16: Shoot clays for the food bank

The Montgomery County Food Bank is hosting its 10th annual Shoot Out Hunger event, a charity clay-shooting tournament. The tournament also features an auction, a raffle, breakfast and lunch. 7:30 a.m.-noon. $50 (nonshooting guests), $300 (participants). 11400 FM 2854, Conroe. 936-271-8822.

Sept. 17: Run for charity

The Woodforest National Bank Charitable Foundation is hosting its 12th annual charity run at Heritage Place. Events include a 5-kilometer run, a 10-kilometer run and a dash for children. 7:40-10:15 a.m. $10 (children’s dash), $30 (5K), $35 (10K). 500 Collins St., Conroe.

Sept. 17: Shop til you drop

The seasonal Margaritaville Market will return to Margaritaville Lake Resort’s Palm Court. A variety of local artisans and vendors will be selling their goods. 4-8 p.m. Free. 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery.

Sept. 17: Sample wines, support a local nonprofit

Bridgewood Farms is hosting its 55th anniversary celebration with its 13th annual Around the World in 180 Minutes wine-tasting event. Proceeds will benefit Bridgewood’s work supporting adults with disabilities. 6-9 p.m. $100. 12244 Serenity Rose Drive, Conroe. 936-856-6460.