Celebrating the Texas flag at his birthplace is one of the many things to do this weekend in the Lake Conroe area.
Whether it’s learning about dog safety or good gardening practices, the Conroe and Montgomery areas have the right events for you.
Here’s a list of five things to do in the Lake Conroe area this weekend, August 23-25.
Show the spirit of the school
Celebrate Back to School with a School Spirit Fundraiser at Rainbow Roller Rink. The school with the most pre-sale tickets purchased will receive a donation of $ 100. Presale ticket holders will receive VIP treatment at the event. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. $ 15. Rainbow Roller Rink, 1695 N Loop 336 E, Conroe. 936-539-6646. www.rainbowrollerrinkconroe.com
Listening to acoustic music
The Sounds of Texas Music series will host musicians Cody Canada, Jason Boland and Mike McClure for an intimate evening of acoustic music. Doors open for the concert at 7:30 p.m. $ 59. Pacific Yard House, 101 Metcalf Street, Conroe. 936-539-6009. www.etix.com/ticket/servlet/s/38178095
Celebrate the birth of the flag of Texas
Montgomery is hosting a celebration in honor of the creation of the Texas flag in the city. Local historians and professors will be on hand to provide free historical context, while visitors can take walking tours of historic sites in Montgomery. There will also be historical re-enactments by dancers Chikawa Aztec, the Texas Daughters of the American Revolution Flag Committee and Sons of the Republic, the latter with an authentic canon. The day will end with a screening of “Sam Houston: American Statesman, Soldier and Pioneer”. 10 am-10pm Free. Montgomery Community Center, 14420 N Liberty, Montgomery. 936-597-6434. www.montgomerytexas.gov
Learn to garden
Home gardeners and experts alike are welcome to this organic vegetable course run by The Woodlands Township. Texas A&M AgriLife Distinguished Extension Officers Tom LeRoy and Bill Adams will be on hand to educate local gardeners on the latest trends, soil preparation and the best plant varieties in the area. 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. To free. The Woodlands Emergency Training Center, 16135 S. I-45, Conroe. 281-210-3800. www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov
Microchip your dog
Keep your dog safe by attending a free microchip clinic. There will also be animal washing stations, a bake sale and animal adoptions at the event, hosted by Tractor Supply. 10 am-3pm Free. 12466 Interstate 45 North Ste. B, Willis. 936-856-1549. www.wearwarriors.org