31 Things to Do in February
Hello Woodlands’ “31 Things To Do” monthly guide highlights events, activities, and things to do this February 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!
February 2023 – Classes and Programs at Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center – 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
February 24, 2023 – Economic Outlook Conference – The Economic Outlook Conference, produced by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, is a highly anticipated conference for high-profile business leaders to gain insight and knowledge on the trajectory of our economy – and ways to prepare for the growth to come. Global, national and local speakers address attendees on the economy, trends and growth.
The Economic Outlook Conference will be held on February 24, 2023 from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. This year’s keynote speaker is Bill Ackman, CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P. Learn more and register today at www.eocthewoodlands.com
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 and Artisan Markets – Visit a local market in Montgomery County! Learn more about The Woodlands Farmers Market, Farmers Market on Tamina, Tomball Farmers Market, Main Street Market, and more on the Hello Woodlands Calendar.
- 4th Thursday of the Month – Sip, Shop and Stroll – Come to downtown Conroe for the Sip, Shop and Stroll! Retail shops are open late with light bites and drinks, bars and restaurants have live music and food and drink specials, and you’ll find local vendors and food trucks. The market is open from 6-9pm on Main Street in downtown Conroe. 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 your 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. Shop and support local vendors, farmers, makers, chefs and artists! Learn More
- Saturdays from 9am-1pm – Tomball Farmers Market – The market is open year round at 205 W. Main Street in Downtown Tomball, TX. Tomball Farmers market provides a fun & unique family and pet friendly shopping experience. 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. The market is located at the KOA Campground in Montgomery. Learn More
- Saturday, February 4, 2023 – 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 to 4 pm. Bring the family (or your well-behaved furry friends) to this crafters market to shop antiques, boutiques, and uniques! Learn More
- Sundays, February 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2023 – 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
- Sundays, February 12 & 26, 2023 – 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, February 26, 2023 – Wunderlich Farm Market & Museum Day – Step back in time as you shop local merchants at this free event. Explore history and shop local vendors all under 150 year old trees. The market is held at Wunderlich Farm, 18218 Theiss Mail Rte Rd, Spring, TX 77379, from 10 am – 2 pm. The onsite museum is open until 3 pm. Learn More
January 20 – February 25, 2023 – SCI://TECH Exposition – Education for Tomorrow Alliance (EfTA) engages the business community with local private and public schools, offering 13 science, technology, engineering, and math competitions and events. Run as a partnership of EfTA volunteers and local educators, the SCI://TECH Exposition includes one of the largest regional science fairs in the nation reaching thousands of students each year and qualifying students to compete in the Science & Engineering Fair of Houston, as well as state and international competitions. Learn more at https://bit.ly/SCITECHExpo
January–March 8, 2023 – Free Tai Chi for Beginners – Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital will host a free 8-week Tai Chi class for beginners. 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. Classes are held at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center, 9180 Pinecroft Drive, 2nd Floor in The Daisy Room beginning at 9 a.m. Register Here
February 2-5, 2023 – 6th Annual Lone Star Luau Music Festival – The Lone Star Luau Music Festival is the best little party in paradise! CMA of Texas Songwriter of the Year Thom Shepherd and country recording artist Colby McCabe welcome a stellar lineup of Texas Country and Trop Rock artists along with Nashville Songwriters to Margaritaville Lake Conroe for a four day festival of music and fun. Learn More
February 4, 2023 – An Evening of Elegance Gala – Rotary Club of The Woodlands’ annual fundraising gala, An Evening of Elegance, will be held at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott beginning at 6:30 pm. This year’s theme is “Get in the Game” as the gala takes place a week before the Super Bowl. Guests can ‘get in the game’ by wearing a favorite football jersey or choose to wear a formal gown. Learn More
February 4, 2023 – Backyard Composting Class – Learn from Montgomery County Master Gardeners the simple, cost-effective way to enrich your lawn and garden with compost made in your own backyard. Compost is the best way to improve soil’s health and ability to hold moisture while managing yard trimmings at the same time. Registration is not required for this FREE class, held at the Township’s Outdoor Composting Classroom from 10:00-11:30 am. Learn More
February 5, 2023 – Cars & Coffee for a Cause – The Woodlands Car Club gathers at Market Street the first Sunday of each month from 6:30-10:00 am for a morning gathering to show off special vehicles within the car community, be a supportive partner with Market Street and the local community, share information about needful non-profit organizations in Montgomery County, and to give back monetarily as well. TWCC collects coins/change to donate to the Market Street “Change for Charities” program that benefits non-profit organizations in Montgomery County. Learn More
February 7, 2023 – Gulf Coast Blood Drive – The Woodlands Township will be hosting a blood drive at The Recreation Center at Rob Fleming Park from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm benefitting the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center. Learn More
February 8, 2023 – Galentine’s Day Lunch benefitting YES TO YOUTH – Grab your gal pals and head to Truluck’s Seafood for a Galentine’s Day Lunch benefitting YES TO YOUTH! The social reception begins at 11:30 am, followed by lunch at 12:15. The event is open seating, no reservations required. Learn More
February 9, 2023 – Designer Purse Bingo – The Designer Purse Bingo is a ladies event featuring door prizes, dinner, a fabulous silent auction, and of course, amazing designer bags! Funds raised at this event support Society of Samaritans, a nonprofit that provides food, clothes, household items, and emergency rent/mortgage preventing eviction for families and the homeless in Southwest Montgomery County. The Designer Purse Bingo will be held at the Magnolia Rose Event Center beginning at 6:00 pm. Learn More: Designer Purse Bingo
February 10, 2023 – Valentine’s Plant and Seed Swap – Meet in the Community Engagement Area downstairs in the Lone Star College – Tomball Community Library to swap small plants or cuttings for propagation and exchange knowledge on plant care! Attendees can bring plants and cuttings to swap and there will also be a free table to leave plants, seeds, or cuttings for people just getting started. There will be holiday-themed refreshments and a rollout of the library’s new seed library for the event! No registration is required. The swap starts at 3:00 pm. Learn More
February 11, 2023 – Pokemon Scavenger Hunt – Pokemon and their spirit animals are hiding on the trail! Search and learn about them all using a trial map, scavenger hunt info and signage. The Pokemon Scavenger Hunt, organized by The Woodlands Township, starts at 11:00 a.m. at the Rob Fleming Recreation Center Tree House #1. Ages 4+. Learn More
February 11, 2023 – Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope Gala – Montgomery County Food Bank’s Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope Gala will take place at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel from 6:00 to 11:00 pm. The premier fundraising event’s proceeds will benefit Montgomery County Food Bank and the food insecure children, families and seniors it serves. Learn More
February 11, 2023 – 9th Annual Community Tree Planting Event – Volunteers are invited to join the fun planting thousands of native trees and shrubs as part of The Township’s ongoing reforestation efforts. The year’s event will be held at the Rob Fleming Aquatic Center and Dog Park, located at 6535 Creekside Forest Drive, from 8 am to noon. Registration is required. Learn More
February 11 & 14, 2023 – Valentine’s Swan Boat Ride – There’s something enchanting about seeing a graceful swan boat surrounded by beautiful lights under the night sky. Bring along your significant other (or best friend) and experience this special event. Swan boats fit up to four people; adults must be present. Fee (Per Swan Boat): $50. Swan rides depart from Riva Row Boat House at 7:00 pm. Learn More
February 12, 2023 – Marc Broussard Valentine’s Dinner & Show – Dosey Doe – The Big Barn presents Marc Broussard for dinner and entertainment starting at 7:30 pm. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Learn More
February 14, 2023 – Happy Valentine’s Day!
February 16, 2023 – For the One Gala – The 2023 “For the One” gala, held at Madera Estates in Conroe, will benefit Mosaics of Mercy, a nonprofit that helps those in crisis identify resources that are a fit for their specific situation including availability and financial considerations. Learn More
February 17-19, 2023 – Winter Conroe Swap Meet – Hot Rods of Texas is hosting its Winter Conroe Swap Meet at the Lone Star Convention Center from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm all three days. Learn More
February 18, 2023 – 58th Annual Go Texan Parade – Celebrate the start of the of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ at the Go Texan Parade as decorative floats intermingle with hundreds on horseback to fill the streets with hoof beats, marching bands, elected officials, businesses, and organizations. Enthusiastic parade spectators can line the streets and sidewalks to be involved in one of the area’s most popular celebrations! The parade takes place at 1:00 pm in downtown Conroe. Learn More
February 18, 2023 – Muddy Trails 5K – The Muddy Trails 5K will take place at Rob Fleming Park beginning at 3 p.m. The chip-timed 5K course winds through the beautiful 1,800-acre George Mitchell Nature Preserve and ends with a festive post-race party featuring live zydeco music and the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off. The 5K race is open to runners of all abilities and recommended for participants ages 10 and older. Learn More
February 18, 2023 – Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance – The Woodlands Township’s 24th Annual Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance will be a fabulous evening where dads and their daughters can spend time together, held at The Woodlands Resort from 6:00 – 9:30 pm. This year’s theme is “The Enchanted Forest.” Learn More
February 18, 2023 – Park Watch in Panther Creek – Park Watch is an event designed to create a proactive community effort to resolve resident issues, concerns, criminal activity, and to deter future crimes in the park and the surrounding areas of the neighborhood. The Panther Creek Park Watch will be held at Creekwood Park from 10:00 am to noon. Learn More
February 18, 2023 – “Music of the Silver Screen” Concert – Conroe Symphony Orchestra presents “Music of the Silver Screen” starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Willis High School Performing Arts Center, 10005 Texas 75, Willis, TX 77378. Learn More
February 18, 2023 – Hops for Hope – Enjoy a local brew & make a difference! Join Community Assistance Center (CAC) for a casual evening at the Hops for Hope event at Southern Star Brewery! Proceeds from event support the various programs and services CAC provides to our neighbors in need all across Montgomery County. Sit back and relax with one of Southern Star’s finest beverages or partake in the various activities including silent auction, games, and live entertainment with Tomfoolery. Learn More
February 18, 2023 – Election Day for RDRC and Village Associations Positions – Voting for RDRC and Village Association Positions for the Township will take place at Town Hall in the Board Chambers lobby from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. Learn More
February 21, 2023 – Mardi Gras Celebration and Parades – During The Woodlands Children’s Museum’s Mardi Gras Celebration, children will delight in creating masks and noise makers to use in the parades at 10:30 am and 11:30 am. March and dance with Miss Jan during Boogie Bash at 11:00 am. Learn More
February 24-26,2023 – Lone Star Throwdown – The Lone Star Throwdown car show will be held at The Lone Star Convention Center showcasing amazing vehicles at this three-day event. Learn More
February 25, 2023 – Touch-A-Truck– Mark your calendars for a fun-filled morning at the annual Touch-A-Truck! Get up close and personal with all kinds of big trucks, off-road mudders, various first responder vehicles, and more! In the event of inclement weather, event may be cancelled. Learn More
February 26, 2023 – Concert in the Park – Concert in the Park is a popular free family tradition of music and fun for all ages held at Northshore Park Sunday evenings from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Coolers, picnic baskets, blankets and lawn chairs are permitted. Samy Jo, playing variety music, is the musician for February 26.
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 Pets of the Month here
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.
Read our interview with our Nonprofit of the Month, Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center, here.
The Hello Woodlands Small Business of the Month is brought to you by Miguel Lopez of Conganas LLC and highlights a local small business that serves the Montgomery County community. Read our interviews with local small businesses here.
Read our interview with our Small Business of the Month, Blissful Waters Float Center, here.
Contact us at email@example.com to tell us about events, activities, and more ways we can share about helping our community, supporting local, and things to do in The Woodlands and Montgomery County area.
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