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Food, music, fun: 4 events in the Conroe area Feb. 4-6

Scholarship from the Chili Cook-off Program is one of the many events going on this weekend in Conroe. (Courtesy of Brian Hayes)

February 3-6: Enjoy the tropical rocks

Relax and enjoy live music at the 5th annual Lonestar Luau Music Festival at Margaritaville Lake Resort in Montgomery. The four-day festival features artists such as Thom Kolley, Gary P. Nunn and Paul Overstreet. The vendor area will be free to the public. 12:30 PM – 8 PM (Friday), 9:30 AM – 8 PM (Saturday). $75 (one-day admission), $150 (general admission). 600 Margaritaville Parkway, Montgomery. 877-286-9590. www.lonestarluau.com

February 4-6: Buy a boat

The Great Conroe Boat Sale at Lone Star Convention Center features new and pre-owned boats at this buy, sell and trade event. In addition to a large selection of boats, a variety of retail and food retailers will be available. Noon to 7 PM (Friday), 10 AM to 6 PM (Saturday), 11 AM to 5 PM (Sunday). free. 9055 Conroe Airport Rd. 936-538-8000. http://conroeboatsale.com

February 5: Warm up when cooking chili

Warm up in cold weather will be warmed up by the Montgomery County Fair and Union Processing Systems through the Chili Cook Off Scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to Montgomery County seniors to pursue their education after high school as well as awards for youth in fair programs. Prizes will also be presented for the Hot, Bloody, and Horn competitions. 7am-8:30am (check-in and set-up), 10am (corn tournament start), noon (Bloody Mary competition), 2pm (chili competition), 4:30pm (prizes). Free (Admission), $20 (Entry to the Corn Contest), $300 (Entry for a Chili Contest for a Team of Three). Montgomery County Fair Pavilions, 9201 Airport Rd., Conroe. 936-760-3631. https://mcfa.org/events/chili-cookoff/

February 6: Pot with a partner

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with the Sweetheart Doubles Bowling Championship at Time to Spare Entertainment. The Mixed Doubles Tournament has a 1st place prize of $1,200 based on 40 entries, and you don’t have to be “in love” with your partner. 11am-4pm $120 (team entry). 13027 Hwy. 105 E, Conroe. 936-445-2695. https://timetosparebowling.com/eventscalendar/sweetheart-doubles-tournament/



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