Shop, camp, enjoy live music: Things to do in The Woodlands this weekend, Nov. 12-13

Gaelic Storm and Josh Grider are performing at Dosey Doe Big Barn this weekend. (Courtesy Dosey Doe)
Gaelic Storm and Josh Grider are performing at Dosey Doe Big Barn this weekend. (Courtesy Dosey Doe)

Gaelic Storm and Josh Grider are performing at Dosey Doe Big Barn this weekend. (Courtesy Dosey Doe)

There are a variety of events happening in The Woodlands this weekend, Nov. 12-14. From listening to live music, shopping at local markets and camping out in Creekside Park, there is something for everyone. Attendees should check with each venue regarding safety policies and cancellations.

Nov. 12: Have date night at Saddle River Range

Saddle River Range shooting range has a date night special on Fridays. The special includes two-for-one prices on range fees, rentals and food at the cafe. A supervised child care section is available at Saddle River Range. Saddle River Range, 4280 FM 1488, Conroe. 936-271-2620. www.saddleriverrange.com

Nov. 12-13: Listen to live music

A variety of local performers are playing at venues in The Woodlands area this weekend.


Sawyer Park Icehouse

314 Pruitt Road, Spring. 281- 362-5907. www.sawyerpark.com

Nov. 12: Aaron Watson with Daniel Holmes, 7:30 p.m.

Mahoney’s Texish Bar

24 Waterway Ave., Ste. 100, The Woodlands. 832-663-5228. www.mahoneysbar.com

Nov. 12: Not The Rachels, 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 13: The Rikki’s, 8 p.m.

Main Street Crossing

111 W. Main St., Tomball. 281-290-0431. www.mainstreetcrossing.com

12 Doug Stone, 7 p.m.

13 Riders in the Sky, 8 p.m.

Dosey Doe Big Barn

25911 I-45 N., The Woodlands. 281-367-3774. www.doseydoetickets.com

Nov. 12: Gaelic Storm, 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 13: Josh Grider, 8:30 p.m.

Nov. 12-14: See youth theater productions in Tomball

National Youth Theater will present two productions this fall with performers ages 8-19. Performances are held at Concordia Lutheran High School. Showings of “The Lion King Jr.” span Nov. 11-14, and “Wizard of Oz” runs Nov. 19-21. 2 p.m., 6 p.m. (Nov. 13-14, 20-21), 7 p.m. (Nov. 12, 19). $12-$15. 700 E. Main St., Tomball. www.nationalyouththeater.org

Nov. 13: See a movie with the family

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion is hosting a movie night for the family, featuring the film "Trolls World Tour. "Families are encouraged to dress up as their favorite music genre when they attend, and pre-movie activities will begin at 6 p.m. which include making wristbands at The Pavilion Arts and Craft Booth, taking photos and themed games. 7 p.m. Free-$10. Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, 2005 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands. 281-364-3010. www.woodlandscenter.org

Nov. 13: Buy local produce

The Grogan's Mill Village Association hosts a weekly farmer's market at the Grogan's Mill Shopping Center. Attendees can shop items made by local artisans and grown by area farmers. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free. 7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands. 281-210-3887. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Nov. 13: Shop a local holiday market

Vert in Market Street is hosting a holiday market with a variety of vendors. Vert, a Piney Rose sister store, is located in the North Commons building of Market Street. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Vert, 9595 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands. 936-444-6910. www.shopvertplants.com

Nov. 13-14: Camp out at Creekside

The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation Department hosts a fall campout featuring activities, such as archery, kayaking, crafts, an outdoor movie, night hikes, games, campfire and s’mores. Check-in begins Nov. 13 at 1 p.m. $70-$135 (up to family of four, additional fees apply for guests and additional family members). The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Drive, The Woodlands. 2•81-210-3950. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov

Worth the trip:

Nov. 13: Start holiday shopping


The Montgomery County Nutcracker Market at the Lone Star Expo and Convention Center will feature over 200 small-business vendors selling clothing and home decor as well as food and fashion trucks. Holiday decorations and gifts will also be available. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Entry fee is $5 cash, but teachers, military and first responders with ID, and children may enter for free. 9055 Airport Blvd., Conroe. www.facebook.com/MontgomeryNutcrackerMarket

Nov. 13-14: Attend the Texas Renaissance Festival

The 47th annual Texas Renaissance Festival runs for two months, featuring a different theme each weekend. For Nov. 13-14, the festival theme is "Barbarian Invasion." The Texas Renaissance Festival features live entertainment, traditional medieval foods, performances and local vendors. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. $15-$30. 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission. 800-458-3435. www.texrenfest.com

Jishnu Nair and Chandler France contributed to this report.
By Ally Bolender

Reporter, The Woodlands

Ally joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Texas State University. Ally covers education, local government, transportation, business, and real estate development in The Woodlands. Prior to CI, Ally served as news content manager of KTSW FM-89.9 in San Marcos, Texas.



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