Social Lites – Historic Downtown Conroe – Houston Chronicle

Stage Right of Texas opens its new season with “Steel Magnolias” at the Crighton Theatre. The show opens Sept. 10 and runs through Sept. 26. Visit or for tickets.
Go by Downtown Conroe to participate in the Sunday Funday Stroll Sunday (Sept. 19) from 2 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $50 and allow a selection of wines and cocktails from our local venues including The Ferm Meadery, The Corner Pub, The Red Brick Tavern, 202 Main, and B/E Winery. Vernele’s New Orleans Bakery is hosting a cake tasting, Branding Iron Custom Goods will have a Wine Pull, and Brownlee Jewelers will be the venue host for a silent auction with items made from clients. Main Street Merchants will be open and 20 percent of all purchases at the event will be donated back to the charity. All funds benefit special needs adults attending the programs offered at Bridgewood Farms.
Last weekend! Don’t Miss “Steel Magnolias” at the Crighton Theatre. The story takes place at Truvy’s Beauty Salon, the unofficial hub of Chinquapin, Louisiana with all the gossip and happenings. Steel Magnolias will continue through Sunday, Sept. 26. Tickets are available at
The Monthly Fourth Thursday “Thirsty Thursday Sip, Shop, and Stroll” is on Sept. 23. Enjoy live music, craft cocktails, dining specials and shopping at our favorite Downtown Conroe Venues. Why not check out the new venues including the expanded space for 202 Main? It’s going to be your new hangout!
Auditions for the Emperor’s New Clothes to your calendar as the Missoula Children’s Theatre returns to the Crighton Theatre. Auditions are Monday, Sept 27 for youth kindergarten through 12th grade with rehearsals every evening leading up to the performance Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. Learn more at
Start decorating for fall with ideas for home décor at Mimi’s on Main, Main Street Merchants, and The Assistance League. You know we love fall!
Live music and brunch every Sunday at The Red Brick Tavern and Pacific Yard House starting at 10:30 a.m.
– Margie Taylor
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