Kick off youth football season, support a cancer fundraiser at a rodeo or join a ladies' shooting club: 5 things to do in the Conroe and Montgomery area this weekend, Aug. 25-26

There are plenty of family-friendly events going on in Conroe and Montgomery this weekend, including a rodeo fundraiser for cancer at the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center in Conroe.

There are plenty of family-friendly events going on in Conroe and Montgomery this weekend, including a rodeo fundraiser for cancer at the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center in Conroe.

Enjoy a spiritual day at Lake Conroe, support the PTSD Foundation at a craft beer and car exhibit, or kick off youth football season at the West Montgomery County Park this weekend. Here are five things to do around the Conroe and Montgomery area this weekend, Aug. 25-26.

Aug. 25
Support Camp Hope at craft beer, car fundraiser

The third annual Bombshell Car Exhibit returns to Southern Star Brewery, benefiting Camp Hope and the PTSD Foundation for America. The event features various show cars, raffle tickets, a silent auction, craft beer, food trucks and live music. Noon-6 p.m. Free (admission), $30 (donation per car exhibit entry). Southern Star Brewing Co., 3525 N. Frazier St., Conroe. 936-441-2739. www.southernstarbrewing.com

Aug. 25
Kick off football season

Nonprofit North County Football League is kicking off its 2018 fall season of youth football at an opening day ceremony. Be a vendor, donate to a silent auction, advertise a business, sponsor a team or volunteer. 8 a.m.-8 p.m. West Montgomery County Park, 16716 FM 149, Montgomery.
832-563-0521. www.northcountyfootball.org

Aug. 25
Enjoy a spiritual family day at the lake

Nonprofit Be The Church Ministries is hosting a family day at the lake. There will be free food, live music and family fun. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Conroe Lake Park, 14968 Hwy. 105 W, Montgomery. Learn more here.

Aug. 25
Support a cancer fundraiser

The sixth annual Rodeo and Childhood Cancer Awareness Event will be at the Lone Star Convention & Expo Center in Conroe. This is a CPRA rodeo (Cowboys Professional Rodeo Association). To help make this rodeo a success and to allow the children to have the best experience possible, local businesses are invited to help by becoming a rodeo sponsor, which includes monetary donations and donations of an in-kind nature. $7-$10. 5-10 p.m. 9055 Airport Road, Conroe. 214-801-9697. Learn more here.

Aug. 26
Join a ladies’ shooting club

Saddle River Range is hosting a ladies’ shooting club to work on shooting fundamentals with refreshment and a social half hour. Rotating topics cover drawing from the holster, reloading, managing common malfunctions and drawing from concealment. Bring protection for eyes and ears, a belt holster, two magazines and 100 rounds of ammunition. $30 per class; gun rentals are available. 3-5 p.m. Saddle River Range, 4280 FM 1488, Conroe. 936-271-2620. Learn more here.
By Jules Rogers
Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jules Rogers has been covering community journalism and urban trade news since 2014. She moved to Houston in June 2018 to become an editor with Community Impact Newspaper after four years of reporting for various newspapers affiliated with the Portland Tribune in Oregon, including two years at the Portland Business Tribune. Before that, Jules spent time reporting for the Grants Pass Daily Courier in Southern Oregon. Her favorite beats to cover are business, economic development and urban planning.


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