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Things to Do in The Woodlands Area This Weekend

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Looking for something to do in The Woodlands area this weekend? Find out what’s happening locally including a kid’s triathlon, art exhibit opening, exotic car show, live music, and more!

Hello Woodlands Guide Things to Do This Weekend in The Woodlands Area 2023




Friday, July 14, 2023

Old People Are Cool Fashion Show and Luncheon

The rescheduled Old People Are Cool Fashion Show and Luncheon will be held at The Landing at Augusta Woods’ will be held on Friday, July 14 at 12pm. The event is free, however attendees are asked to make a monetary donation to help raise funds for Great Age Movement’s Senior Playground. Learn more about Great Age Movement here: Scooter’s Coffee – Kuykendahl and Gosling locations will be sponsoring two seniors for the fashion show. For information about Old People Are Cool visit:

Pine Market Scavenger Hunt (July 14-16)

The Pine Market open-air retail complex in Woodforest will host a scavenger hunt Friday through Sunday, July 14-16, at 885 Pine Market Avenue in Montgomery, TX. Participants will be charged with 13 tasks around the complex, receiving small rewards when visiting participating businesses. They will then have to send five photos of themselves on the hunt to be entered to win a free round of mini golf and treat for the entire family at Longview Greens Miniature Golfing. The event is open to the public and there is no fee to participate. Learn More

Live on the Lawn

Enjoy live music on the lawn at Central Park in Market Street with Sarah Kelly Music School from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday nights. Blankets and lawn chairs welcome. Learn More




Saturday, July 15, 2023

YMCA Kids Triathlon

The YMCA Summer Race Series for Kids/Teens presented by Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands continues this summer! The 2nd race in the series is the 20th Annual YMCA Kids Triathlon Presented by Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands on Saturday, July 15,  7:00am at the Branch Crossing YMCA. Designed for all fitness levels, especially 1st Timers, youth, ages 6–13 are invited to Swim/Run/Bike for a CAUSE. Registration ends July 11. Post race festivities will include music, awards ceremony, refreshments, face art, bubble station and there will be concessions available to purchase. Registration is closed, but the public is invited to cheer on the kids and learn about the event for next year! Learn More

“Abstraction” Juried Exhibition Opening Reception

Ardest Gallery, a local fine arts gallery, represents nearly 40 top Texas 2D and 3D visual artists. In addition to its core artists, the gallery will host ongoing events such as monthly group art shows, Coffee Talk with an Artist, Art to Lunch in partnership with local restaurants, poetry readings, musical performances, and art classes/workshops for all ages and skill levels. Ardest Gallery is located at 25200 Grogan’s Park Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77380. The opening reception for “Abstraction” will be held at the gallery from 4-8 pm July 15. Learn More

Family Luau

Glow sticks will light up the pool at the Family Luau as guest play games and enjoy a family swim. The Family Luau is held at Cranebrook Pool from 6:30-8:30 pm. Ages 3+. Learn More

Scuderia Exotic Car Show

Come out to enjoy the Scuderia Exotic Car Show at Market Street on the third Saturday of every month from 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Learn More

Sterling Ridge Village Association Pool Party

Celebrate summer with a fun day at the pool – no passes needed. FREE admission for Sterling Ridge residents. There will be snacks and refreshments provided by Kroger and a visit from the local fire fighters to show off their truck. The pool party is from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at Cranebrook Pool, 11800 Crane Brook Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77382. Learn More




Sunday, July 16, 2023

Tears for Fears

The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion presents Tears for Fears with Cold War Kids live onstage at 7:30 p.m. Learn More

Plan Ahead: Upcoming Events

Rock the Row (July 6 – August 10)

Rock the Row Summer Series begin July 6! Experience Hughes Landing on scenic Lake Woodlands with live music! Rock the Row features local and regional bands playing a variety of favorites from pop and rock to country, Thursday evenings from 7:00–9:00 pm. Learn more

How to Create an Effective Blog Post with Jen Bruse of Hello Woodlands (July 18)

Join Hello Woodlands’ President and CEO, Jen Bruse, and learn how to create an effective blog post on Tuesday, July 18 from 8:30 to 10am at The Cannon – The Woodlands! Register today here.

Cirque de la Symphonie (July 20)

Cirque and Symphony go hand-in-hand – just like a couple of trapeze swingers! Prepare for a dazzling spectacle of sight and sound as Cirque de la Symphonie returns! Jaw-dropping feats by the world’s greatest aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, balancers, and jugglers pair with breathtaking music performed by the full Houston Symphony in this one-of-a-kind live concert event—perfect for the whole family! Gates open at 7 pm. Show begins at 8 pm. Learn more about Cirque de la Symphonie at The Pavilion on Thursday, July 20 at

“Vibrant Expressions: Celebrating the Colorful Traditions of Pakistan and the Energy of the American West” (July 20)

Join us on Thursday, July 20, 2023 from 5 to 8pm for the Opening Reception of “Vibrant Expressions: Celebrating the Colorful Traditions of Pakistan and the Energy of the American West” Art Show featuring art by Mohammad Ali Bhatti and members of The Woodlands Art League at The Woodlands Art Gallery & Studios located at 208 Nursery Rd. The Woodlands, TX 77380. Learn More

The Woodlands Hills 5th Anniversary Summer Bash (July 22)

The Woodlands Hills will officially be turning 5 Years old this summer! They are celebrating this milestone by having a Summer Bash Event full of family fun that will take place on Saturday, July 22nd from 3 to 8 p.m. Learn More




Check back on Hello Woodlands’ Calendar Page and the monthly 31 Things to Do list for more events as they come up!

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