It’s not very often that you get the chance to go back in time and enjoy something unique from long ago. At Classic Movie Nights at the Jefferson Theatre you can! The complete movie experience is a blast from the past for people in our area and it’s so popular there are now more chances for you to go. The historic theatre is back in business and booming with activity! “People enjoy the experience of seeing the movie in a theatre that was built in 1927 because it’s not like any other place you will see a movie,” said Emily Wheeler. “The Jefferson truly

Beaumont welcomes the Herb Society of America to the Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza October 28-29, 2016 for the organization’s South Central District Gathering. “This is our first year to host the conference in Beaumont and we want people to know it’s open the public,” says Mary Doebbeling, Membership Delegate for the South Central District of The Herb Society of America. “We will have attendees from throughout Texas, Louisiana & Arkansas and would love to see many local faces as well.” Throughout history people have valued the aesthetic, fragrant,

Beaumont is home to a new resident and this big guy is getting a lot of attention! A record breaking alligator is now living at Gator Country off of Interstate 10 in Beaumont, Texas. The catch is attracting national attention and thanks to people in the community, he NOW has a new name! “We are the only ones that take alligators out of the wild and give them a place to live,” said Gary Sausage, owner of Gator Country, “I’ve caught thousands of gators, but never one like this! This is the largest living alligator in the country!!” Saurage is

Imagine sitting on a comfortable porch, sipping a warm drink and looking off into the beautiful sunset while a cool breeze blows in. There is a gorgeous horizon with sprawling oak trees and cows grazing in the pasture. The food is amazing and so is the company. Well, you don’t have to just dream about such an experience, you can get it at Amelia Farm and Market .  “Our motto is to get good food to good people in a pretty place,” said owner Susannah Cronin. “We want this to be a place where people feel comfortable to hang out, have good coffee, enjoy the

Now that the temperature is starting to cool down and the new Cattail Marsh Scenic Wetlands Boardwalk is officially open, it's time to visit! We've put together this list to help you discover just a few of the ways we recommend you explore this nature oasis. 5 Things to Do at Cattail Marsh: Check off one of 250 bird species from your birding bucket list. Due to the constant water source and positioning between two coastal flyways on the Great Texas Birding Loop, Cattail Marsh is a prime bird-spotting location for professional and amateur enthusiasts alike.  Take a picnic to

Celebración del arte Latino, is the second of two new exhibitions on display at the  Beaumont Art League this October. Celebración del arte Latino celebrates the rich and multifaceted cultures of Beaumont and Southeast Texas Latino communities. The exhibit, on display October 1 through October 28, highlights artwork from local artists that reflects related cultural experiences. Featured artists include: Ines Alvidres, David Flores, Arnulfo Hernandez, Cynthia Hernandez, Melody Montero-Ortiz, and Yolanda Perez along with many other local artists

The Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts is back with their 2016-2017 season featuring some of your favorite Broadway shows! From the box office smash-hit, Mamma Mia! to Broadway's biggest selling magic spectacular, The Illusionists , you don't want to miss a performance!  Buy tickets online here . Mamma Mia! Tuesday, October 4 - 7:30 pm It's the farewell Mamma Mia! tour and the new cast is rehearsing and performing at the Lutcher Theater before kicking off a nation-wide tour. Have the time of your life one more time at this smash-hit musical that combines ABBA's

From a popular haunted Halloween tour with family to Classic Movie Nights with friends, there are plenty of events going on in Beaumont this fall to keep you busy! We’ve got your complete guide to October 2016 including ideas for family fun, arts and entertainment, date night and even a few things that will get you moving! Don’t be afraid to eat a bug, try out yoga on the lawn or even dress up like your dog!  Family Fun Fire Prevention & Family Safety Festival October 1, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Fire Museum of Texas 400 Walnut Beaumont, TX 77701 Cost: Free Join the Fire

Homecoming at Lamar University means football, food, festivities and, of course, friends. While it’s a time of celebration for the current events going on at the University, it’s also a time for big reunions for people near and far away! People from student organizations, fraternities and sororities, athletic teams and more join together to celebrate BIG RED!  As a former member of Zeta Tau Alpha at Lamar University, I love seeing our group gather generations of women together to “come home” for one weekend. “I have always seen Lamar as a big family and

Thousands of Southeast Texans will converge on downtown Beaumont in bright splashes of neon color at the Gift of Life’s 6th Annual Julie Richardson Procter 5K Ribbon Run Color Rush which takes place on Saturday, October 1 at 8:00 a.m. Register for the Color Rush here . Back by popular demand, the 5K Color Rush is a remarkable experience for the whole family with eco-friendly cornstarch color blast stations, lively music, a health-related Wellness Village, a Kiddie Fun Zone, great prizes and entertainment! Additionally, a poignant Celebration Ceremony will take place at 10:00