31 Things to Do in August
Hello Woodlands’ “31 Things To Do” monthly guide highlights events, activities, and things to do this August in The Woodlands and Montgomery County area PLUS ways to give back and support local. Be sure to check back on Hello Woodlands for updates and events!
August 2022 – Classes and Programs at Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center – Canopy is open for classes and programs! Canopy is a cancer survivorship on the campus of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center. Canopy is open to men and women, no matter where you were treated, and for any kind of cancer. If your life has been impacted, whether you were the patient or the caregiver, you have a safe haven at Canopy. Events are virtual, in person, and hybrid, and include Yoga, Breast Cancer Support Group, The Keyes Ingredients healthy nutrition class, Gentle Barre, Bible Study, and more! Learn More
August 2022 – Lunch, Happy Hour, & Dinner Daily – Join Back Table Kitchen & Bar for Lunch, Happy Hour & Dinner daily! Enjoy Live Music on Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 6:30 pm. Back Table is located at The Woodlands Resort at 2301 N Millbend Road, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Learn more and make a reservation at https://bit.ly/BackTableTX
August 2022 – Live Music at Como Social Club – Como Social Club features live music and amazing cocktails Thursday through Saturday nights. August 4, 11, 18 and 25 are Latin Night with Yelba, every Friday and Saturday night features contemporary pop music performed by a variety of local artists. Thursday 8pm – 12am, Friday & Saturday from 8pm – 1:30am. Address: 2 Waterway Square Place, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Learn more at http://bit.ly/HelloComoClub
August 20 & 21, 2022 – 4th Annual Fall Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show – Get ready for Fall and the Holidays at the Fall Home and Outdoor Living Show! The 4th Annual Fall Montgomery County Home and Outdoor Living Show is the only event of its kind in the Greater Montgomery County area featuring several special guest appearances and over 100 exhibitors with the latest in-home products and home improvement contractor services on the market. Learn More
THINGS TO DO
Anytime – Volunteer, Make a Donation, or Get Involved in a Local Nonprofit Organization! – Learn more about nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County by reading our “Nonprofit of the Month” interviews here.
Thursday–Sunday – Local Farmers Markets – Visit a local farmer’s market in Montgomery County! Learn more about The Woodlands Farmer’s Market, Montgomery Sip-and-Stroll Farmer’s Market, Tomball Farmer’s Market, Main Street Market, and more on the Hello Woodlands Calendar. Learn More
- Thursdays from 4:30-7:30pm – Montgomery Sip-n-Stroll Farmers Market – Enjoy fantastic handmade products, produce, live music, food trucks, and beverages while supporting local vendors and businesses in beautiful historic downtown Montgomery. Learn More
- Saturdays from 9am to 1pm – The Woodlands Farmers Market – Located in the Grogan’s Mill Shopping Center, The Woodlands Farmer’s Market is home to vendors offering locally grown produce, grass fed beef, Texas handmade artisan cheeses, goat cheese, sustainably cultivated coffee, local honey, breads & pastries, no sugar-added baked goods, prepared tamales, Indian cuisine & Mediterranean food, gluten-free options, and seasonal products. Learn More
- Saturdays from 9am to 1pm – Farmers Market on Tamina – Visit the local farmer’s market in Magnolia with a family vibe, with around 50 vendors and a signature complimentary cocktail each week. Learn more
- Saturdays from 10am to 2pm – Main Street Market – The Main Street Market is a farmers and artisan market, held every Saturday in downtown Conroe rain or shine! Learn More
- Saturdays from 9am-1pm – Tomball Farmers Market – The market is open year round at 205 W. Main Street in Downtown Tomball, TX. The market provides a unique family and pet friendly shopping experience that you cannot find elsewhere. Learn More
- Saturdays from 9am-1pm – Montgomery Farmers Market – The Montgomery Farmers Market brings together a select group of naturally-oriented farmers, ranchers, and food manufacturers from all over the North Houston region into a collective of vendors that are intent on one thing – providing the purest and most nutritious foods possible to our local community. Learn More
- Saturday, August 6 – Lone Star 1st Saturday – Venture down to Lone Star 1st Saturday – where everything is homemade, handmade, or homegrown. Nestled under the trees of the Old Community Center in Montgomery, this market is held on the first Saturday of every month from 9am – 4 pm. Bring the family (or your well-behaved furry friends) to this crafters market to shop antiques, boutiques, and uniques! Learn More
- Sunday, August 7 – Gosling Sunday Market – Find fresh produce, crafts, baked goods, food, gifts, service providers, local businesses, and small businesses. Gosling Sunday Market, formerly Woodlands Square Market, is now held at Woodlands Sportsplex, 25251 Gosling Rd, Spring, TX 77389, from 11am – 4pm. Learn More
- Sunday, August 7 & 21 – Conroe Sunday Market – Kroger 336 North hosts the Conroe Sunday Markets – a little bit farmer, a little bit flea, a little bit craft and a little bit of all the things you love, want and need! Learn More
- Sunday, August 14 – Rayford Sunday Market – The Rayford Sunday Market is held at Imperial Oaks Shopping Center twice a month from 11am to 4pm with food, fun and shopping! Learn More
- Saturday, August 20 – Margaritaville Artisans Market – Make your way over to Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe and shop until you drop! Over a dozen local artisans and vendors will set up booths and sell their creations in Palm Court outside the resort lobby. Don’t miss out on this seasonal event! The market is free to attend and open to members, resort guests, and the general public. Learn More
August 1, 2022 – Back to School Kidsfest – Society of Samaritans is hosting a free back to school Kidsfest from 10 am to 1 pm at the West Montgomery County Community Center with free backpacks, school supplies, food, clothing, health screening, haircuts, games, crafts, and prizes. Learn More
August 1, 2022 – Family Game Night – Family Game Night at South County Library is fun for all ages! Snacks and board games provided. Family Game Night is held from 5:30 to 7:00 pm the first Monday of the month in the Large Meeting Room. Prior registration is required for this program. Learn More
August 1 – September 5, 2022 – Houston Restaurant Weeks – This charity dining extravaganza features specially priced lunches, brunches and dinners at restaurants from The Woodlands to Galveston. Participating restaurants make donations based upon how many brunches, lunches and dinners they sell during the event; diners are not solicited for donations. Houston Restaurant Weeks is the largest annual fundraiser for America’s largest food bank, the Houston Food Bank. Learn More
August 2, 2022 – Isaac Conroe Founder’s Day – Isaac Conroe Founder’s Day will be held from 6:00-8:00pm at the City of Conroe Connection Transportation Services at 202 Ave. A. This is a free event with elected officials, period costumed docents from the 1800’s, cannons, and descendants of Isaac Conroe. There will be an Isaac Conroe Look Alike Contest with a cash prize. Refreshments will be served. Learn More
July 26 – September 13, 2022 – Free Tai Chi for Adults Ages 60+ – Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital will host an 8-week Tai Chi class for adults ages 60 and above. Tai Chi is a very gentle form of movement that results in increased strength and balance, improved circulation, decreased stress, and a multitude of other health benefits. This is a perfect class for beginners and will help reduce fall risk and fear of falling. The classes will be held Tuesdays starting at 10 am at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, 9250 Pinecroft Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380. Free valet parking is available. Register Here
August 3, 2022 – Family Movie Night – Join us for a Family Movie Night at Creekside Park Village Green from 6:30–10 pm. The movie playing August 3 is Clifford. A DJ will be playing music from 6:30–8:30 pm. Movies start at 8:30 pm. Don’t forget to bring blankets and lawn chairs! Learn More
August 4 & 11, 2022 – Rock the Row – Experience Hughes Landing on scenic Lake Woodlands with live music Thursday evenings from 7 to 9 p.m.! Rock the Row features local and regional bands playing a variety of favorites from pop and rock to country during the summer and fall. Walkin’ the Line (A Tribute to Johnny Cash) will be playing August 4, and 100 Proof (Variety) will be playing August 11. Coolers, picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. Learn More
August 5, 2022 – Beats & Keys with DJ T. Gray & Alex Navarro – Glade Arts Foundation presents a unique pairing of two leading local artists. DJ T. Gray, a mainstay on the Houston music scene, has built a southern following that continues its rapid growth with the release of his first instrumental album, The Gray Tape Vol. 1. Pianist Alex Navarro, is a first call jazz and theatre musician in the Houston Area with credits from his time in LA and NYC that include Rod Stewart, Carly Simon, Queen Latifah and Sara Bareilles. Together, they revisit an acoustic/electronic collaboration they have explored at venues in EADO and in downtown, fusing jazz, neo-soul and electronica. A la carte menu, full table service, sommelier curated wine list, and hand-crafted cocktails available. Learn More
August 5, 2022 – Glow Crazy! Nighttime Aerial Adventure Climb – Take a family night to new heights at Texas TreeVentures with a 3-hour climb while watching the sunset at Glow Crazy! When the course gets darker, the course lights and headlamps will come on for a thrilling climb in the dark! Ages 6 and up welcome. All children ages 6–12 require an adult (18+) to climb with them. Learn More
August 10, 2022 – Let’s Unwind @ Indulge by Dannini – Join Inspiration Ranch for a wine tasting and appetizers from 6-8 pm at Indulge by Dannini. Purchase discounted bottles of wine for yourself and bottles to donate to Inspiration Ranch’s Wine Pull. The wine pull will take place at the September 17th Denim & Diamonds Gala. Learn More
August 12, 2022 – Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting – If the finer life is more your style, the Platinum Wine Vault Luxury Tasting is the place for you. Enjoy wines from all over the world and amazing chef-inspired culinary masterpieces all in one place. Rub elbows with industry experts and taste an extraordinary selection of boutique, allocated and powerhouse wines. Learn More
August 12-14, 2022 – Escape Velocity: Dance, Design, A.I. – NobleMotion Dance performs Escape Velocity: Dance, Design, A.I., an immersive evening of daring jungle gym choreography that premieres at the Glade Arts Foundation in The Woodlands, Texas August 12-14. NobleMotion has partnered with industrial artist Jared Doster, A.I. projection designer Jeremy Stewart, and photographer Lynn Lane to create a one-hour journey that transports the audience throughout the gallery. Doster’s climbable sculptures allow the dancers to vault, swing, and flip. Learn More
August 13, 2022 – YMCA Youth Duathlon – The 1st Annual YMCA Youth Duathlon, presented by Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, is the third race of the new Summer Race Series. The event will be held at The Holcomb Family YMCA and is open to all skill levels, ages 7-15 on race day. The Run/Ride/Run will take place on the trails near Lake Holcomb. Learn More
August 13, 2022 – Dive in Movie – Grab your family and friends and join us at the pool to “Splish Splash and Relax” enjoying the hit Disney movie LUCA on the big screen! This all ages event will be hosted at Cranebrook Pool. Gates open at 8 pm. Learn More
August 15, 2022 – Café con Miguel – If you own a business or are considering starting one, Miguel Lopez of Conganas LLC invites you to join him and other business owners and entrepreneurs for relevant small business discussions over coffee. Additionally, Miguel will have a special guest for a candid discussion on their business venture; obstacles getting their business started, when did they notice they had “made it?”, lessons learned, best practices, etc. On August 15, Miguel will have Kathy Gregory with KG Wellness joining him for a candid discussion. Please register at the link provided and come prepared to meet other business professionals and owners, as well as hear some truth and authenticity from Kathy: www.conganas.biz/rsvp (Time: 8:30am – 9:30am, Networking from 8:15 – 8:45) at Sam Houston State University The Woodlands Center, 3380 College Park Dr., Auditorium Room 110.
August 17 – “Corrections in Ink”: A Conversation with Author Keri Blakinger – Village Books will be hosting a conversation with award-winning journalist and author Keri Blakinger, as she discusses her book Corrections In Ink. Please join us–space is limited so reserve your spot at correctionsinink.eventbrite.com.
August 18, 2022 – Education for Tomorrow Alliance Trivia Night – It’s trivia time! Mark your calendars for Education for Tomorrow Alliance’s 10th Annual Trivia Night at Dosey Doe! It’s an evening of brain-busting fun and friendly competition where guests will be challenged with trivia ranging from biology to pop culture. Each team will attempt to demonstrate their mastery of trivial knowledge in pursuit of the coveted Smarties Cup. Doors open at 6:00 pm and trivia begins at 7:00 pm. Ages 21 and up are welcome. All proceeds support local K-12 students through EfTA’s educational enrichment programs. Learn More
August 18, 2022 – Abstract Dervishes Art Show Opening Reception – The Woodlands Art Gallery and Studios presents Artist EP Chiles with an Opening Reception for Abstract Dervishes Et Al. on Thursday, August 18 from 5 to 8 p.m. The opening reception will include refreshments and a talk from EP Chiles. The art show will be open until October 14, 2022. Learn More
August 19, 2022 – The Walk The Woodlands – The Walk The Woodlands’ first annual event, benefitting Interfaith of The Woodlands and Interfaith Community Clinic, will honor six individuals who have positively impacted our region, both through their professional achievements and personal contributions, in this black tie fashion affair. Learn More
August 20, 2022 – Artreach for Freedom Gala – Join Hands of Justice for the 4th annual Artreach for Freedom Gala. It will be an amazing night of art, photography, film, music, and dance surrounding and supporting anti-trafficking efforts and survivors in our community. Hear survivors’ stories of redemption and hope. Learn how you can help change the life of a survivor and support Hands of Justice at the same time. Dinner will be served. Learn More
August 20, 2022 – Family Luau at Cranebrook Pool – Aloha! Bring the family out to hula the evening away at the pool including pizza, swimming, limbo, games, music, and make your own sand art to take home! This all ages event is from 6:30-8:30 pm. Learn More
August 20, 2022 – Chairman’s Ball – Join The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2022 Chairman’s Ball, celebrating the accomplishments of Board Chairman Julie Ambler of The Woodlands Christian Academy. Expect an exceptional evening of live music, food, wine tastings and fun! Learn More
August 25, 2022 – Montgomery County Community Foundation’s Shoot Out – Get ready for hunting season with the annual Montgomery County Community Foundation’s Shoot Out. Teams of 4 compete for bragging rights as winners of this multi-stationed sporting clays competition. Beer, wine and appetizers are served as shooters and guests arrive at 6:00 pm with dinner served shortly after that. Raffle and a live auction are part of the program. Score cards determine the 2022 MCCF Shoot Out top two winning teams and top shooter. Learn More
August 24, 2022 – Car Seat Safety Check – The Spring Fire Department partners monthly with Safe Kids Greater Houston to bring Child Passenger Safety Techs to a Spring Fire Station to check car seats. Even when preventable injuries like car accidents are the leading cause of child deaths, one of every five car seats we check are not properly installed when they arrive – but are safe when they leave. Car Seat checks are by appointment only. Learn More
August 25, 2022 – Kidz Bop Live 2022 – The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presents Kidz Bop Live 2022 on the main stage starting at 7:00 pm. Learn More
August 26-28, 2022 – Comic Conroe – Comic Conroe is bringing the comic, anime, and sci-fi fans of Montgomery County their very own Comic Con! Check out workshops, panels & Q&A’s, meet actors from your favorite shows, check out vendors selling art, t-shirts, comics & toys, enjoy a cosplay contest, and play from a selection of hundreds of board games at the free open play area. Learn More
August 26, 2022 – Free Pet Microchip and Vaccination Day – Spring Fire Departments’s third Free Pet Microchip and Vaccination Day will be in the bay of Spring Fire Station 74 from 9 am – noon. The first 50 cats and dogs will receive their shots and a microchip at no cost. Pets and their humans must resident in unincorporated Harris County. Learn More
August 27, 2022 – Family Day at The Pearl Fincher Museum of Fine Arts – This free event will celebrate the conclusion of No Limits: The Artistry of Bricks, and features food trucks, face painting, art activities, children’s entertainment, a pop-up arts & craft Show and more from 10 am to 2 pm Learn More
August 27, 2022 – YES to YOUTH Gala – YES to YOUTH is once again hosting its annual gala at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott. The theme this year is “It’s Written in the Stars.” The event begins at 6:30 pm. Dress is black tie optional. Learn More
August 27, 2022 – A Night on Broadway with Ava Bryant – Spend an evening with Ava Bryant, accompanied on piano by Luke Kirkwood, and experience a musical journey through love, heartbreak, humor, female empowerment and more at Glade. Doors open at 7 pm, concert starts at 8 pm. A la carte menu, full table service, sommelier curated wine list, and hand-crafted cocktails will be available. Learn More
August 28, 2022 – Overdose Awareness Day Event – The free community event to honor Overdose Awareness Day will be held on Sunday, August 28 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Loft Worship Center at The Woodlands Methodist Church. The event will have Local Addiction/Mental Health resources, Narcan training, Speakers, Texas Memorial Walkway in honor of those lost due to an overdose or a drug/alcohol related death, Light dinner, and Balloon Release (all biodegradable). Learn more
PET OF THE MONTH
Hello Woodlands, in partnership with Operation Pets Alive, highlights a “Pet of the Month” that features a local dog or cat available for foster and/or adoption in Montgomery County, Texas. Operation Pets Alive is a non-profit, all-volunteer organization striving to elevate Montgomery County to a No-Kill community through innovative programs that raise community awareness, reduce the number of dogs and cats that enter our shelters, and increase the number of dogs and cats that leave our shelters alive.
Meet our Pet of the Month, Winston! Read more about Winston here
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofits are in need now more than ever. Organizations are working hard to maintain the quality of care they have always provided to our community.
Hello Woodlands’ ongoing series “Nonprofit of the Month,” featuring Randy Lovelace of Paragon Independent Insurance Agencies, spotlights several of these nonprofits. Learn more about the nonprofits’ missions and meet the people behind them here.
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