Looking for something to do in the Lake Houston area this month and next? Check out this month's guide!

Feb. 25: Compete in a burger battle

Ingenious Brewing Co. hosts its first smash burger competition during which teams will compete to see who can make the best burger. The event will be free to enter as a competitor, while taste-testers can pay $10 for a wrist band that includes a free draft pour.
  • 2-5 p.m.
  • Free (competitors), $10 (taste testers)
  • Ingenious Brewing Co., 1986 S. Houston Ave., Humble
  • 832-412-2142
  • www.ingeniousbeer.com
Feb. 25: Attend a ballet

Vitacca Ballet will perform “Andiamo,” a program featuring contemporary ballet pieces choreographed by Garrett Smith, Tina Kay Bohnstedt, Madison Hicks, Andrea Dawn Shelley, and Autumn Eckman.Feb. 27: Support law enforcement

The East Montgomery County Improvement District hosts its annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner to recognize local law enforcement officers. The event will include a guest speaker Sheriff David A. Clarke.
  • 6-9 p.m.
  • $20
  • The Nathaniel Center, 804 Russell Palmer Road, Kingwood
  • 281-354-4419
  • www.emctx.com
March 4: Learn about nature

Learn all about nature at Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center’s 19th annual Nature Fest. Attendees can visit more than 40 educational exhibits, and park volunteers will be on hand with native plants and concessions throughout the event.
  • 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Free
  • Jesse H. Jones Park & Nature Center, 20634 Kenswick Drive, Humble
  • 281-446-8588
  • www.pct3.com
March 4: Complete in a chili cookoff

In celebration of the organization’s 40th anniversary, the Humble Noon Lions will host a Chili Cook-off and Festival, during which attendees can compete in a chili competition and enjoy live music, activities and vendors. Cooking teams will be judged by a celebrity panel, and awards will be given for best chili, peoples’ choice chili and showmanship.March 11: Listen to live music

The Mastersons and The Whitmore Sisters will perform at the Charles Bender Performing Arts Center as part of the Blues at The Bender collection.
  • 7 p.m.
  • $20
  • Charles Bender Performing Arts Center, 11 Higgins St., Humble
  • 281-446-4140
  • www.humblepac.com
March 11: Listen to Latin American jazz

Hear the passionate soul of Latin American jazz in concert at "Viva Jazz" presented by Opera Leggera. The concert will run 1 hour and 45 minutes with a 15-minute intermission, and concessions will be available for purchase before the performance and during intermission.LIVE MUSIC

Green Oaks Tavern

211 E. Main St., Humble




23 Deanna Haughey hosts Open Mic. 8-11 p.m. Free

24 Diunna Greenleaf & Blue Mercy. 9 p.m.-midnight. $15

25 Tony Vega Band. 9 p.m.-midnight. $10

26 Scott McGill. 5-8 p.m. $10

28 Chris Casteneda’s Open Jam. 8-11 p.m. Free


Alastair Greene. 9 p.m.-midnight. $10

04 The Mighty Orq Trio. 9 p.m.-midnight. $10

05 Shawn Williams. 5-8 p.m. $10

08 Casey Bowen. 8-11 p.m. Free

10 Devon Rismay & The Spectrum Blues Band. 9 p.m.-midnight. $10

11 Kane Alvarado Band. 9 p.m.-midnight. $10

12 Terry Sites & Scott Griffith’s Birthday Jam. 4-8 p.m. Free

17 Josh Garrett Band. 9 p.m.-midnight. $20

18 Tianna Hall & The Mighty Pretty Mixtape. 9 p.m.-midnight. $10

19 Big Blue Thumb. 5-8 p.m. $10