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

Aug. 27: Shop local

Presented by KDA Markets, the Kingwood Artisans Market will include local vendors, food trucks and live music for guests to enjoy. 2-7 p.m. Free. Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. 346-600-2366.

Aug. 28: Sweat, then drink

Pound and Pour at Ingenious Brewing Co. starts with a one-hour workout class that consists of cardio, conditioning and yoga-like movements. After completing the class, participants are awarded one free beer. Participants must bring their own yoga mat and towel if needed. 10:30 a.m. $15. Ingenious Brewing Co., 1986 S. Houston Ave., Humble. 832-412-2142.

Aug. 30: Celebrate women

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center hosts a Women in Business Breakfast as a way for business women to connect with one another. The event will also feature a guest speaker and awards. 11 a.m. $60 (nonmember). Golf Club of Houston, 5860 Wilson Road, Humble. 281-446-2128.

Sept. 9: Golf for charity

Spanning across two golf courses, The Clubs of Kingwood Tin Cup Golf Tournament will begin with a breakfast buffet and end with a silent auction. Lunch will be provided as well, and participants will be playing a four-man scramble. Registration is nonrefundable, and sponsorship opportunities are available. 8 a.m. $150 (per person), $600 (per team). The Clubs of Kingwood, 1700 Lake Kingwood Trail, Kingwood. 281-358-2171.

Sept. 10: Party with pickles

The third annual Texas in a Pickle Festival will be held in Kingwood Town Center. The festival’s approximately 75 artisan markets and food vendors will all have pickle-related items, and there will be a pickle-eating and pickle juice-drinking competition. Activities such as a mechanical bull and live music will also be on-site. 11 a.m. Free. Town Center Park, 8 N. Main St., Kingwood. 512-796-8857.

Sept. 10: Jam to blues music

Listen to Mike Zito, known for his contemporary blues music, perform at the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center. Zito, who used to be part of the Royal Southern Brotherhood Band, has since released two albums combining blues and other music genres. 7 p.m. $20. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-446-4140.

Sept. 16-18 & 23-25: Attend a play

The Texas Repertory Theater Co. opens its newest show “Betrayal.” The play, written by Harold Pinter, dives into the nature of relationships as it follows formerly married couple Emma and Robert and her affair with Robert’s friend Jerry. As the play unfolds in reverse chronology, secrets are revealed, and the nature of love is questioned. 8 p.m. $35. Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 611 Higgins St., Humble. 281-446-4140.

Sept. 22: Taste the town

The Taste of the Town food and beverage expo gives guests the opportunity to sample menu items from Lake Houston-area restaurants while listening to live music. All proceeds will go to Inspire ND, which supports young adults on the autism spectrum. 5 p.m. $20-$50. Humble Civic Center, 8233 Will Clayton Parkway, Humble. 281-446-4140.

Library events

Octavia Fields Branch Library

1503 S. Houston Ave., Humble

832-927-5500 •


30 Texercise with Harris County Public Health, 1 p.m.

31 Wiggleworms story time, 10:30 a.m.


1 Teen gaming, 4 p.m.

6 Construction club, 4:30 p.m.

7 Citizenship classes, 5:30 p.m.

8 Read & Play story time, 10:30 a.m.