With the temperature cooling down, football season in full swing and decorations on porches, October is finally here! From a popular haunted Halloween tour with family to Classic Movie Nights with friends, there are plenty of events going on in Beaumont this month to keep you busy! We’ve got your guide to October 2017 including ideas for family fun, arts and entertainment, date night and even a few things that will get you moving! Jazz at the Jefferson (October 12) 7 p.m. (Doors open at 6 p.m.) Spend your night with the Lamar University Cardinal Jazz Orchestra with special

The 3rd Annual Beaumont Craft Beer Fest is just around the corner and coming in hot with high expectations. With tickets selling out within hours, Beaumont residents and visitors are highly anticipating what should be another successful event. Live music and beer will be showcased from all over Texas and national craft breweries, offering a unique attraction for the Beaumont area. Local artist, Lance LaRue, has designed this year’s official festival merchandise, featuring another local touch to this amazing event. If you were not able to get a ticket to this years’ festival,

Student teaching while obtaining his master’s degree, Frank DiCesare didn’t realize that a film segment in an English class would shape his ideas for his film-making debut. The professor he was shadowing thought it would be a great idea to use film as a vehicle to showcase the lesson he was teaching. Within that segment, DiCesare followed along, watching a short film about Alfred Hitchcock and another, called Glas , by Bert Haanstra. Glas , a poetic documentary, told the story of the glass industry in the Netherlands. It shows how the glass is made on the production line and by

A Celebration of Life, Hope & Strength On Saturday, October 7, at 10:00 am, Gift of Life will host a new, community-wide celebration in downtown Beaumont – a Walk of Survivorship – in loving memory of Julie Richardson Procter. This special event is scheduled in lieu of the planned Julie Richardson Procter 5K Ribbon Run, which has been rescheduled to October 6, 2018, due to Hurricane Harvey. “The Ribbon Run has become a regional tradition of cancer awareness and survivorship,” said Executive Director Norma Sampson. “We invite you to put on your Hurricane

Shopping in Beaumont has never been better. We are pleased to announce that ShopAcrossTexas.com has released the 2018 List of Best Stores in Texas and some of our Beaumont favorites have made the cut! Congratulations to these EIGHT Beaumont stores! •     Alyson Jon Interiors  offers high-quality furniture, accessories, bedding and lighting from around the world. •     Bella Bella Boutique is Beaumont’s premiere destination for formal and special occasion dresses. •     Burns Antik Haus is where you will find

While Beaumont dealt with two weeks of unprecedented flooding, damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, the City of Beaumont has bounced back and is quickly recovering; particularly as it relates to the meetings and convention business, per the Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) Convention Sales Team. Hurricane Harvey did have some immediate impact on conventions in Beaumont, “Most of the late August and September events were either postponed or rescheduled,” stated Freddie Willard, Director of Sales. “We had two softball tournaments

Lamar University Cardinals Football  Cheer on the Lamar Cardinals this season at Provost Umphrey Stadium. Get to the games early for tailgating with friends and family to enjoy the fall weather and football season. You do not want to miss out on exciting games and supporting our home team! #peckem •    vs. Nicholls State - September 30 at 7 p.m. •    vs. Stephen F. Austin – October 28 at 6 p.m. •    vs. Central Arkansas – November 4 at 6 p.m. •    vs. McNeese – November 18 at 6

As our neighbors throughout Southeast Texas continue to cope with the impacts of Hurricane Harvey, we would like to provide an update on the status of Big Thicket National Preserve. Since Wednesday, August 30th, preserve staff have been working to account for employees, stabilize structures, and survey the conditions of all facilities. Widespread and persistent flooding has hampered work in many of the preserve’s southern units, especially in the Beaumont Unit and the Pine Island Bayou Corridor Unit.  On Saturday, September 2nd, Big Thicket National Preserve staff was joined by an

What, what, what, what... An increased demand in secondhand items is rapidly expanding the resale market with those who seek to expand their personal style, and savor the thrill of the hunt. Thrift Stores have recently seen a dramatic increase in popularity, and while some believe this can be attributed to hip hop duo, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, after winning two Grammy awards for the hit single “Thrift Shop”, others prove increased success as a result of shaping fashion trends and a new targeted market

The Beaumont Convention and Visitors Bureau (BCVB) is thrilled to announce its new Communications Specialist, Mallory Cross , and Tourism Development Coordinator, Christina Majdalani . Both are ready to hit the ground running with new ideas and fresh perspectives to increase outreach and promotion to the city of Beaumont.  Communications Specialist, Mallory Cross, is a recent graduate of Texas Tech University with a B.A. in Public Relations and M.A. in Sports and Media Communication. She worked as a Graduate Teaching Assistant where she taught Public Speaking at Texas