Attend a musical, support young athletes: 20 events, things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout July, August

Come out to a family-friendly market complete with separate bounce houses for toddlers and older children, a sack race and an egg-on-the-spoon race. (Courtesy Kotour Event)
Come out to a family-friendly market complete with separate bounce houses for toddlers and older children, a sack race and an egg-on-the-spoon race. (Courtesy Kotour Event)

Come out to a family-friendly market complete with separate bounce houses for toddlers and older children, a sack race and an egg-on-the-spoon race. (Courtesy Kotour Event)

Here are a few events and things to do in the Lake Houston area throughout the months of July and August. This list is not comprehensive.

July 16-25: Enjoy a musical

Catch the premiere of “Tenderly, the Rosemary Clooney Musical.” Follow a woman’s rise to Hollywood stardom as an American musical legend and the fading of her career as rock and roll gains popularity. 8 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 3 p.m. (Sun.). $30. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-583-7575. www.texasreptheatre.com

July 29: Check out a talent show

Watch a talent show featuring local singers, dancers and musicians at Lake Houston’s Got Talent. Marsala’s Italian Grill will serve dinner, and a dessert silent auction will provide sweets. 6-9 p.m. $25. The Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood. 281-348-7800. www.villagelac.org



July 31-Aug. 7: Support young athletes

Attend the 55th annual Amateur Athletic Union Junior Olympics and watch 8-18-year-olds compete in a range of track and field events. $15 (daily pass), $45 (all events), free (age 6 and younger). Hours vary by day. Humble High School, 1700 Wilson Road, Humble. 407-828-8326. www.aaujrogames.org

Aug. 1-6: Raise funds for the Houston Food Bank

Visit participating restaurants throughout the Greater Houston area for a fundraiser benefiting the Houston Food Bank. Participating restaurants serve specially priced, multicourse prix fix menus. 713-223-3700. www.houstonfoodbank.org

Aug. 10: Start the school year

New Caney and Humble ISD students will return to school Aug. 10. Staff for both districts will report back Aug. 2. 281-641-1000. www.humbleisd.net 281-577-8600. www.newcaneyisd.org

Aug. 13: View an annual opry


Attend the 20th annual Harris County Precinct 4’s Opry with musical performances by Drywater and Texas Swing Unlimited. 7-10 p.m. $15 (adults), $10 (children). Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. 713-755-6444. www.hcp4.net

Aug. 14: Take part in a jubilee

Come out to a family-friendly market complete with separate bounce houses for toddlers and older children, a sack race and an egg-on-the-spoon race. A range of local food trucks will be present. 4-9 p.m. Free. Kingwood Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. 214-734-1917. www.koutourevent.com

Aug. 19: Watch an outdoor movie

Enjoy an outdoor showing of Disney’s animated film “Onward” on a 32-foot widescreen. 8:30 p.m. Free. Kings Harbor, 4501 Magnolia Cove Drive, Kingwood. 713-629-5200. https://kings-harbor.com

LIVE MUSIC

Green Oaks Tavern

211 E. Main St., Humble

281-570-4344

www.greenoakstavern.com

July

23 Eric Demmer Band, 9 p.m.

24 Chris Castaneda Project, 9 p.m.

25 Kevin Swanson, 5 p.m.

30 Mark May Band, 9 p.m.

31 Jamie Lynn Vessels, 9 p.m.

August

6 The Sparky Parker Band, 9 p.m.

7 Earl T & The Tattered Hearts, 9 p.m.

13 Samantha Coombs & The Boyz, 9 p.m.

14 Elijah Zane Live in Houston, 9 p.m.

20 Chris Castaneda Band, 9 p.m.

21 Johnny Riley, 9 p.m.

Charles Bender Performing Arts Center

611 Higgins St., Humble


281-446-4140

www.humblepac.com


August

7 Urban Achievers Brass Band, 7 p.m.

By Brooke Ontiveros

North Houston Intern, Tomball/Magnolia & Conroe/Montgomery & Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Brooke joined Community Impact Newspaper as an editorial intern for summer 2021. Brooke covers education, local government, business, real estate development and health. She goes to The University of Texas at Austin and has served as an editor and reporter for the University newspaper The Daily Texan.



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