Social Lites – Historic Downtown Conroe

Events for downtown Conroe.

This Saturday’s Sinatra Experience is a tribute to the Vegas man with Dave Halston. Lorrie Morgan will perform on January 29. Tickets for both events are available at

Buy tickets for “The Rainmaker,” which premieres Friday January 21 and runs through Saturday February 5 at the Owen Theater. When the rainmaker arrives in town, everything changes in the lives of four people. Presented by The Players Theater Company tickets are available on

La Conroe Art League will host their 5th annual art exhibition and auction to benefit student artwork in February. CAL members receive a 12×12 panel to create and donate an original piece to the auction which will be on display until February. The online auction goes live Monday and proceeds go to the Student Awards Show for high school students in Montgomery County. Auction information will be available at

Taste of the city continues this month as an event of The Woodlands Area Chamber. Each $ 40 ticket allows the individual to “sample” 38 participating restaurants at Conroe and The Woodlands once each until January 28. In downtown Conroe, participating restaurants include Pacific Yard House, The Red Brick Tavern, and Vernele’s New Orleans Bakery and Café. What do you get

The red brick tavern: Gourmet Meatloaf Bite with Yukon Mashed Potatoes with fresh fried onion rings.

that of Vernel̩: Blood sausage with homemade remoulade, Boudreaux Swamp Fries garnished with andouille, bacon, grilled onions, garlic, garnished with cheddar cheese and remoulade sauce. Dessert is a slice of Mile High King Cake cheesecake Рtwo layers of cinnamon king cake with a wholegrain cheesecake in the middle, frosted entirely in buttercream.

Pacific Garden House: your choice of a half pound of peel and eat shrimp or Embargo Punch (with ID).

Other “tasting” restaurants including two places in Margaritaville, Citizen’s Grill, Incredible Pizza with a full buffet, Tapped Drafthouse, Burger and Bourdeaux, Tommy Bahama’s and more. See the list on

Remember that there is a farmer’s and craft market every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 205 Metcalf Street.

Be careful. Buy local.

-Margie Taylor

Send news from historic downtown Conroe to Margie at [email protected]

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